Christmas 2022: Events, Markets & Activities to Explore with Your Family!



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We bring you the best family-friendly Christmas events, markets and activities in Singapore for 2022!

*Updated Nov 2022

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of jingle bells - there no reason to store your festive celebrations in the back storage - it is time to celebrate! 

This season is the perfect opportunity to create more memorable moments with your family, which is why we bring you this extensive list of family-friendly Christmas events, markets and activities! 

Don't forget to also check out our Christmas Gift Guide with lots of shopping ideas for him, for her and for kids - with Promo Codes for your to save more when gifting too!  

1. Have A Whimsical Christmas at The Seletar Mall

Venue: The Seletar Mall
Dates
: 11 Nov - 31 Dec 2022

Looking to do your Christmas shopping? Or perhaps to purchase groceries for a massive year-end party at home? Head down to The Seletar Mall to immerse yourself in the festivities as you shop amongst the mall's Christmas décor and stand a chance to win attractive prizes worth over $5,000 in the mall's Lucky Draw! 

From 9 Dec onwards, families visiting The Seletar Mall in December will get to participate in the exciting and engaging Whimsical Land with Sir Little & Friends at the Level One Atrium! 

2. Have A Merry Time At Christmas Wonderland 2022

Venue: Gardens by the Bay, Supertree Grove
Dates: 2 Dec 2022 - 1 Jan 2023
Admission: from $8

Get ready for a magical Christmas as the biggest yuletide event in Singapore returns from 2 Dec 2022 to 1 Jan 2023! Christmas Wonderland promises brand-new installations guaranteed to light up your Christmas celebrations! 

Marvel at light displays¬†in all-new designs, take a photo with Santa, dine on festive treats, have a go at carnival games,¬†hop onto a double-storey carousel, experience ‚Äėsnow‚Äô in the tropics, shop for gifts, enjoy the¬†Garden Rhapsody light and sound show, and more!

3. Have A Jumping Good Time @ Jumptopia: Festive Village

Venue: Marina Bay Sands Expo Hall C
Dates: 22 Nov 2022 - 3 Jan 2023
Admission: from $28.75 (Get tickets from Klook)

Back and bigger than before! Join Kiztopia Friends and wrap up the year with a bang at Jumptopia: Festive Village! This massive family-friendly event takes up a 45,000 sqft space at Marina Bay Sands Expo Hall C with a total of 7 curated zones for you to explore! 

Families can also expect massive bouncy castles in this 45,000sqft space with exciting live stage performances such as dance, juggling, and magic shows as well as food options too! Tickets are for a 2-hour play experience and are available now! 

4. Enjoy A Universal Christmas at Universal Studios Singapore

Venue: Universal Studios Singapore
Dates: 23 Nov 2022 - 2 Jan 2023
Admission: admission applies (compare ticket prices)

Celebrate the year-end festivities with an epic Christmas spectacle! A Universal Christmas returns to Universal Studios Singapore, bringing a dazzling Christmas extravaganza to guests from 23 November 2022 to 2 January 2023.

Be a part of the Christmas magic as Universal Studios Singapore transforms into Santa’s Spectacular Circus, featuring the merriest parade, special live circus acts, acrobatics, meet and greets, themed photo booths and exciting rides.

5. Have a Joyful Christmas at The Star Vista

Venue: The Star Vista, 1 Vista Exchange Green, Singapore 138617
Dates: Till 26 Dec 2022
Admission: Free

Rejoice in The Gift of Christmas this December at The Star Vista! From now till 26 Dec 2022, be rewarded when you feast and shop at The Star Vista to celebrate Christmas with your family!

Head on down to experience the season of love, peace and joy at the over 20-metre tall Christmas Tree with snow fall and caroling performances. Families can also have their photos taken at various photo spots, including the Lighted Tunnel and Wing Angel light installations. 

6. Journey Through Festive, Interactive Installations This Holiday Season at Raffles Place

Venue: Raffles Place
Dates: Till 31 Dec 2022, 7 pm - 12 am
Admission: Free

Kickstart the festive season with Raffles Place Alliance and bring on the joy and cheer! Happening from now until the end of December, discover larger-than-life ornamental installations and add your own creative flair with first-of-its-kind interactive installations displayed at selected locations around the Raffles Place precinct. 

Discover towering Christmas trees, gigantic present boxes, and intricate snowflakes that lights up from 7 pm to 12 am daily. These Christmas décor comes in the form of larger-than-life sizes, embodying the fun and bright colours of the season.

7. Ice Magic: The Great Fantasy on Ice

Venue: Bayfront Event Space
Dates: 1 Dec 2022 to 1 Jan 2023
Admission: from $45

Open to families from 1 Dec 2022 to 1 Jan 2023, Ice Magic: The Great Fantasy on Ice will be the biggest pop-up winter-themed attraction to ever set foot in Singapore, bringing real ice and snow activities to Singapore. At this 2,400 sqm winter wonderland, families will discover 2 sections - the snow and ice sections with different activities to have fun at! 

The event is also part of the The Great Bay Fiesta.

8. Otah & Friends Brings Christmas To Kallang Wave Mall

Venue: Kallang Wave Mall, Atrium Level 1
Dates: 17 Nov - 2 Jan 2023
Admission: Free with spending

The Kallang Wave Mall L1 Atrium has been transformed into Otah’s Winter Lodge this Christmas! You will find lots of IG-worthy photo opportunities, activities booths, a towering Christmas tree, 6 metres snow mountain slide and Otah & Friends skiing in their ski outfits!

Simply $50 at the mall to enter the Winter Lodge and have fun striking up your best poses! Available from 17 Nov - 2 Jan from 11 am to 8 pm daily.

9. Soak in the Festivities At Changi Jurassic Mile

 

Venue: Changi Airport Connector & Jurassic Mile
Date: 6 Dec 2022 onwards, evenings
Admission: Free with fee for selected activities

The Changi Airport Connector and Jurassic Mile will be taking on a different glow in the evenings, starting 6 December 2022 for the Christmas season! Take part in the first-ever evening 3.5km Puzzle Hunt at the Changi Jurassic Mile, and snap plenty of pictures as you go through the route.

During this period, you will also get to enjoy Dino Glow: Changi's longest-ever festive light-up along the Changi Airport Connector. Inspired by the colours and bioluminescence of the world of Avatar, the whimsical path of lights invites you into a mystical world filled with wonderful creatures. Follow the trail of illuminated jellyfish which leads to glowing fungi, sparkling trees, and dazzling dinosaurs.

Families will also find food trucks outside T2 over the weekends from 6 Dec to 1 Jan 2023. 

10. Enjoy Snow Fall & More At The Changi Festive Village

Venue: Jewel Changi Airport - Shisedo Forest Valley & Canopy Park
Dates: 11 Nov 2022 - 2 Jan 2023
Admission: Shisedo Forest Valley (Free), Canopy Park (admission prices applicable)

The annual Changi Festive Village is back with the excitingly fun T3 Underground Carnival, a magical glamping night with a majestic view of the HSBC Rain Vortex, the dazzlingly lit Jurassic Mile in Changi's longest-ever light-up and have an out-of-this-world adventure with Avatar-themed activities! 

Get ready to be dazzled by Christmas sparkles at Jewel with its many underwater-themed elements! Along with the iconic 16-metre tall Prudential Singapore Jewel Christmas Tree at the entrance of the Shiseido Forest Valley, Jewel's Canopy Park (located at the top floor), will also thrill visitors with many aquatic interactive displays at various attractions and scenic lookouts.

Snowfall at the Shiseido Forest Valley
7:35 PM, 8:35 PM, 9:35 PM and 10:35 PM daily, with additional shows on the following dates and times:

  • 23 December 2022: 11:05 PM
  • 24 December 2022: 11:59 PM / 12:00 AM
  • 25 December 2022: 11:05 PM
  • 30 December 2022: 11:05 PM
  • 31 December 2022: 11:59 PM / 12:00 AM
  • 1 January 2023:¬† 11:05 PM

11. Seasons of Bloom at Gardens by the Bay

Venue: Flower Dome
Dates: 10 Nov 2021 - 2 Jan 2023
Admission: Fees apply

Seasons of Bloom, the finale floral display¬†marking¬†Gardens by the Bay's tenth anniversary, pays tribute to the various seasons of flowers that¬†Flower Dome has brought to visitors¬†over¬†the past decade. Snapdragons for spring, delphiniums for summer, zinnias for autumn and cyclamens for winter ‚Äď these are¬†just¬†some of the colourful blooms visitors can look forward to.¬†

In a nod to the year-end season, all things yuletide-themed take centrestage in the middle of the flower field. Towering over a landscape of snow is a dramatic Christmas tree made out of poinsettias, and an ice cavern houses beautiful seasonal blooms poignantly "frozen" in icicles ‚Äď a unique collaboration with Ikebana International Singapore. In a season that is about giving, 10,000 Christmas ornaments used in the floral display¬†have been¬†handpainted by beneficiaries from the Salvation Army and Gardens by the Bay's volunteers. Gardens by the Bay also continues its Christmas tradition of collaborating with the Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

12. Snow Fall & Festive Celebrations At Night Safari

Venue: Night Safari, Naracoorte Cave
Date: 8 ‚Äď 11, 15 ‚Äď 18 & 22 ‚Äst26 Dec 2022,¬†7.30pm ‚Äď 10.30pm
Admission: Fees apply

Be enthralled by falling snow in the heart of Night Safari and create memories you can look back on.

13. Enjoy The Christmas Light-up & Christmas Village @ Orchard Road

Venue: Orchard Road
Dates: 12 Nov - 2 Jan 2022

The Orchard Road light-up returns in 2022 where families can expect a festive-filled Orchard Road with glistening light displays, immersive attractions, pop-up activations and the Great Christmas Village, a fun-filled area with rides, live music, food and a beer garden.

The Christmas lights will stretch across 3.1km from Tanglin Road (and ends at Plaza Singapura) where visitors will be greeted by a spectacular teal and white arch when they arrive. The lights which feature mini Ferris wheels and stars alongside 171 lamp posts will be dressed in energy-saving LED white lights to enhance the festive experience.

14. Snap Your Pictures At The Dior Enchanted Star @ ION Orchard

Venue: ION2 @ ION Orchard

ION Orchard¬†presents the Dior Enchanted Star, the largest Dior star in Asia spanning 15m tall at ION2¬†‚Äď the outdoor space at the L1 entrance of ION Orchard ‚Äď making for a visually stunning spectacle, especially at night with over 20,000 lightbulbs surrounding it.

From 4 Nov 2022 till 1 Jan 2023, discover ION Orchard’s World of Rewards Pop-up featuring more than 40 brands with over 100 deals so that you can get the perfect gift for the family or for yourself! Do also check out the series of spending promotions lined up in addition to our existing mall-wide promotions for the festive season!

15. Have A Christmas Party with Little Earth Education

Venue: 300 Tampines Ave 5, #05-06, NTUC Income @ Tampines Junction, Singapore 529653
Dates: 23 Dec 2022, 10 am - 4 pm
Admission: $69 per pax (Get tickets here)

Let your children experience Christmas with Santa, have fun with friends with art, game, snacks, carols and taking photos with Santa at this Christmas Party with Little Earth Education.

  • Christmas art and craft : Make your own night light.
  • Christmas games
  • Christmas carols
  • Snacks
  • Christmas gift exchange
  • Photos with Santa

16. Have Carnival Fun & A Massive Christmas Tree - Christmas in the City at Suntec City

Venue: Suntec City
Dates: Till 25 Dec 2022
Admission: Free, fees apply for activities

Suntec City lights up with an array of neon light installations across the Sky Garden on level 3 from now to 25 December 2022. Christmas In The City at Suntec City will not only be featuring Uncle Ringo’s signature definition of fun with amusement rides and carnival games, visitors can also view the latest in NFT art and participate in digital art workshops and community dialogues while grooving to live musical performances featuring local artistes.

This event is also landmarked by a massive Christmas tree that stands at an impressive height of 15 metres (with regular snow fall), making it the perfect landmark and photo spot for visitors. 

17. Meet Santa Pororo at Pororo Park Singapore

Venue: Pororo Park
Dates: 25 Dec 2022
Admission:
Admission to Pororo Park applies

Meet Santa Pororo when you visit Pororo Park from 1 to 31 Dec! Come and catch Pororo as he gives our presents and take part in a performance at the popular indoor playground. Parents can purchase merchandise from the Pororo retail store and top-up $10 for Santa Pororo to gift the present to your child! 

18. Marina Bay Sands: The Holiday Light Up

Venue: Marina Bay Sands
Dates: Till 25 Dec 2022
Admission: Free

Head down to Marina Bay Sands this festive season and watch an ensemble of nearly 1,000 Christmas trees and snow globes light-up the The Shoppes! There will be snow fall and more within the mall too! 

19. Enjoy Christmas at the Food-theme Festive Market at Raffles Place

Venue: One Raffles Place
Dates: 11 Nov - 27 Dec 2022

Located just outside of Raffles Place Park, join in the festive cheer as you get a chance to win vouchers and enjoy different promotions when you spend. As you shop, busk in the ambience of Christmas and sing along to carols playing at the foodie Christmas market ‚Äď previously a food hall which has now been transformed into a Christmas Market specially for the holiday season!

Take advantage of all the ongoing promotions such as jolly deals and one-day-half-priced steals from your favourite brands such as Boost, Liho, Umi Sushi and more. Don’t forget to also catch stunning acapella performances and Christmas carols happening at the atrium and heart of One Raffles Place too!

20. The Official White Rabbit Brand Pop-up Booth

Venue: Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza
Dates: Till 1 Jan 2023, 1 pm - 10 pm daily

Open from now until 1 January,¬†the Official White Rabbit brand¬†Instagram-worthy booth features a wide range of official merchandise for sale ‚ÄĒ including an adorable White Rabbit candy plush pillow and new, limited edition water bottles and magnets ‚ÄĒ along with fun activities for both kids and kids at heart! Plus, read on for a list of exclusive promotions and deals that will be happening at the pop-up.

The White Rabbit’s Pop-up Booth also features an IG Visual Wall, as well as a DIY photo booth with cute props for photo taking too! Kids can also look forward to special rabbit origami-folding sessions going on all day at the pop-up, and White Rabbit stickers and sticker tattoos too!



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This article is prepared by

Malini Pannirselvam
Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day

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