With Christmas just two hops and jumps away, now is a great time to go shopping for gifts whether it’s for your loved ones or for yourself (because why not?). And where better to go on a shopping spree than a Christmas market? Thankfully, there’s plenty of Christmas markets, bazaars and fairs happening around Singapore, enough to satiate even the most compulsive shopper!
Here’s a list of Christmas markets, bazaars and fairs where you can get your shopping done while reveling in the Christmas spirit!
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1. Christmas Market by The Social Exchange
Photo credits Tanglin Mall
Location: Tanglin Mall, 163 Tanglin Road Singapore 247993
16 Dec – 22 Dec 2019: 11 am – 9 pm
A Christmas Garden has popped up at Tanglin Mall to bring you a white Christmas featuring a snowy evening! Keep an eye out for an avalanche of snow (read: foam) before the snowfall. While there’s no chance of being swept away, your little ones are likely to get wet from frolicking in the artificial snow.
Aside from that, you can also look forward to Christmas caroling, craft workshops, storytelling sessions, sing-a-longs, and Santa Meet & Greets. You can shop for a collection of eclectic gifts such as handmade accessories by local brands, eco-friendly products, and healthy organic snacks.
2. Epigram Christmas Market
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Location: Epigram Books, 1008 Toa Payoh North #03-08 Singapore 318996
13 Dec – 15 Dec 2019: 2 pm – 5 pm
If you’re undecided on what to get as a gift for your family or friends, maybe Epigram’s Christmas Market, featuring books of different genres, from literature to children’s books, might inspire you. Prices start from as low as $1!
3. Great World City Christmas Market
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Location: Great World City, 1 Kim Seng Promenade Singapore 237994
1 Dec – 25 Dec 2019: 11 am – 8 pm
At Great World City’s Christmas Market, you get your pick of customised fragrances by Maison 21G, artisanal home essentials by Yankee Candle, festive hampers by Ryan’s Grocery, gorgeous gifts by kikki.K, quirky gifts by Independent Market, and much more. You can also enjoy Christmas carolling and a merry carousel ride with minimum spending.
4. Sustainable Christmas Fair
Photo credits Winestone
Location: Winestone at Mercure, 30 Stevens Road #01-09 Singapore 257840
7 Dec – 8 Dec 2019: 12.30 pm – 7.00 pm
Held in collaboration with The Expat Fairs, the yearly Sustainable Christmas Fair gives prominence to small businesses, artisans and social enterprises, all in support of sustainable living. Discover an array of fair-trade organic produce and edible treats, statement fashion and jewelry, environmentally-friendly home décor and accessories, and other goodies made with sustainable and eco-friendly materials at the Sustainable Christmas Fair.
5. The Hive Lavender: Christmas Market
Photo credits The Hive (Lavender)
Location: The Hive (Lavender), 1 Kallang Junction Singapore 339263
7 Dec 2019: 11 am – 6 pm
In addition to an assortment of gift-worthy goodies, The Hive Lavendar’s second annual Christmas Market will feature hands-on workshops as well as coffee, drinks and light bites, which includes vegetarian options as well!
6. Underground Market No.12 x Wheelock Place
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Location: Wheelock Place, 501 Orchard Road Singapore 238880
14 Dec 2019: 1 pm – 7 pm
This festive season might be a good time switch up your style with a revamped wardrobe. Pop into Wheelock Place to get some pocket-friendly shopping done at the curated fashion flea market and enjoy some good food and music while you’re at it. Oh and do remember to bring your own bags!
7. Villa Fiesta Christmas Market
Photo credits The Villa at Singapore Botanic Gardens
Location: The Villa at Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road Ginger Garden Singapore 259569
15 Dec 2019: 9 am – 3 pm
Back again this December for a special Christmas edition in collaboration with Alpo Cosmo events, The Villa Fiesta has varied offerings from local and international artisanal providers, ranging from festive treats to unique Yuletide gift ideas! You can expect candles, eco-friendly goodies such as edible straws, clothes, wine, and health foods, among others.
8. The Christmas Atelier Market
Photo credits The Atelier & Co.
Location: The Atelier & Co, 2 Alexandra Road Delta House Level 8 Singapore 159919
30 Nov 2019: 1.00 pm - 9.00 pm | 1 Dec 2019: 11.00 am - 5-00 pm
Immerse yourself in all things festive over two days, 30 Nov and 1 Dec at The Christmas Atelier Market. The Atelier & Co.’s 7,000 sq ft global headquarters, transformed into a wonderland filled with stunning florals and decoration, will feature local artisanal brands such as The Floral Atelier, Bynd Artisan, Janice Wong, Skin Inc., and Sunday Folks, offering inspirational lifestyle products spanning from beauty, fine wines, delectable festive desserts and many more!
9. Glamorous Christmas Fair
Location: The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square Singapore 049178
2 Dec 2019: 11 am – 7 pm
The Glamorous Christmas Fair by The Expat Fairs returns for its third run this year! Located in the basement at The Fullerton’s expansive Grand Ballroom, you will be able to browse through a curation of edible treats, arts and crafts, jewelry and accessories, and Christmas-themed gifts by small, local businesses at your leisure.
10. Christmas Craft Market
Photo credits One Raffles Place
Location: One Raffles Place, 1 Raffles Place Singapore 048616
16 Dec – 20 Dec 2019: 10 am – 9 pm
Celebrate a Dazzling Christmas at One Raffles Place with Christmas carols, line-up of workshops, and complimentary treats (11 & 18 Dec, 12 pm – 2 pm) while getting your Christmas shopping done at the Christmas Craft Market!
11. Bayfront Farmer’s Christmas Market
Photo credits Gardens by the Bay
Location: Bayfront Plaza (SG50 Lattice)
21 Dec – 22 Dec 2019 | 18 Jan – 19 Jan | 15 Feb – 16 Feb | 21 Mar – 22 Mar | 18 Apr – 19 Apr 2019: 11 am – 9 pm
Check out the Christmas edition of Bayfront’s weekly pop-up marketplace, the Bayfront Farmer’s Christmas Market, where you can get your hands on fresh local produce just in time for Christmas and complete your food and festive shopping in one place!
12. Christmas Wonderland Festive Market
Photo credits Gardens by the Bay
Location: Gardens by the Bay
29 Nov – 26 Dec 2019
Mon – Thu: 5 pm – 11 pm | Fri – Sun, 25 Dec, 26 Dec 2019: 4 pm – 11 pm | 24 Dec 2019: 4.00 pm – 12.30 am
Free with Christmas Wonderlands tickets (get your tickets here)
It’s a magical Christmas season over at Gardens by the Bay’s Christmas Wonderland! You get to lay your eyes on splendorous luminarie light sculptures, dance under the falling snow, try your hand at different carnival games and rides, and feast your eyes on festive floats.
For some festive shopping, take a walk at the European-style Festive Market offering an array of goodies. You can shoot your next Insta-story at Santa’s Workshop and even say hi to Santa if you visit 30 minutes after opening or 30 minutes before closing time!
13. The Season of Joy at Capitol Singapore | Kempinski Christmas Market
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Location: Outdoor Plaza @ Capitol Singapore, 13 Stamford Road Singapore 178884
6 Dec: 8 pm onwards | 7 Dec – 24 Dec 2019: 11.30 am – 9.30 pm
Capitol Singapore’s Outdoor Plaza is to transform into a European-inspired Capitol Kempinski Christmas Market for its first Christmas! Featuring more than 50 festive booths selling seasonal food, gifts and games, such as panettone, log cakes, stolen, chilled mulled wine, and much more to transport you to a Christmas wonderland. There will be Santa Claus Meet & Greets and Snowfall at the Capitol Singapore Outdoor Plaza on selected dates.
Also, a head’s up for you, don’t be surprised when you witness a giant singing tree. Ensconced within the towering three-story tree, belting out popular Yuletide tunes, are a group of carolers! You can catch (or hear) them in action from 6 Dec to 8 Dec and 13 Dec to 24 Dec, from 7.30 pm to 8.00 pm as well as from 8.30 pm to 9.00 pm.
Additionally, there is a Kempinski Skating Rink that you can enjoy with your little ones. You can either spend a minimum of $50 in Capitol Singapore and/or CHIJMES or pay the admission fee of $6 (excluding gear rental) for a 30-minute session in the rink.
14. SCS Christmas Fair
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Location: The Annexe – Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road Singapore 609081
7 Dec – 8 Dec | 14 Dec – 15 Dec | 21 Dec – 22 Dec 2019: 10 am – 6 pm
Free with Science Centre Singapore general admission (get your tickets here)
Happening over three weekends, the Science Centre Christmas Fair will be featuring over 20 vendors offering a variety of gifting options such as selling potted plants, wine, quilt, and the latest fashion pieces. There will also be free-flow popcorn for the little ones and lucky draw prizes worth up to a total of $1000 to be won!
15. Cold Storage Christmas
Photo credits Cold Storage
Location: Cold Storage [In-stores and online]
While not exactly a Christmas Market, Cold Storage Christmas offers a plethora of delicious offerings for this festive season. Forgo the cooking and the cleaning that inevitably follows, instead spend more time with your family this season of joy by pre-ordering your meals! From hearty feasts and turkey roasts to platters and hams, your choices are aplenty. The feast of offerings also offers halal and vegetarian options.