This January, Little India plays host to the Pongal Festive Village, a harvest festival celebrated by the Tamil Community. The spectacular festive street light-up marks the beginning of the celebrations, with a festive village buzzing with stalls offering colourful Indian outfits, intricate jewellery, festive food, and even a mini animal farm.
10-15 January 2018, 10am-10pm
Little India, Singapore
NEXT: Extend your Christmas celebration →
The Christmas spirit is still alive! Gardens by the Bay’s Flower Dome transforms into the dazzling Poinsettia Wishes floral display, a wintry wonderland with a garden of Christmas trees, lovely flowers and plants to mark the season. Visit after dusk to see the floral display aglow with pretty lights, while a projection of Northern lights weaves its spell-binding magic!
Until 8 January 2018
Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
NEXT: Shop the first big sale of the year →
The savvy shopper doesn’t miss a good sale, so be there at the Keepers Red Letter Sale. This weekend only, over 40 local designers like ethical childrenswear label Hunter + Boo, fashion design genius Max.Tan and leather artisans Gnome and Bow will be putting up their limited edition pieces at up to 90% off.
6-7 January 2018, 11am-7pm
Keepers, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Rd, Singapore 188969
NEXT: Unleash your inner kid at this epic carnival →
Singapore’s biggest carnival just took over Marina Bay, and you can’t not go. The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival, spanning 25,000 square metres of the city centre, features over 40 rides and games, both for the extreme thrill-seekers and the little ones. Check out the highlights here!
Until 1 April 2018, 4-11pm
The Promontory @ Marina Bay, 11 Marina Blvd, Singapore 018940
NEXT: Adopt, don’t shop →
Or if your idea of a good weekend is full of zen, join the Yoga Glampers at their 2D1N glamping coastal escape with a line-up of activities like sunrise and sunset yoga sessions, a chakra healing bracelet workshop, a movie under the stars with a free flow of hot chocolate and munchies, and a night of glamping by the beach in your own luxury tent.
6-8 January 2018
East Coast Park, Singapore
NEXT: Have a virtual experience at sea →
After undergoing almost a year of extensive overhaul, the freshly revamped Maritime Experiential Museum at Resorts World Sentosa just opened its doors to the brand new thematic galleries, featuring Singapore’s maritime legacy, majestic vessels, a 4D multi-sensory experience at the Typhoon Theatre (Warning: Prepared to get wet!) and more.
Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
NEXT: Celebrate harvest with the Singapore Tamil community →
By Pinky Chng, January 2017
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