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 ‘snow’ 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

VenueMarina 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 – 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 – 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 – 11, 15 – 18 & 22 – 26 Dec 2022, 7.30pm – 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: ION@ ION Orchard

ION Orchard presents the Dior Enchanted Star, the largest Dior star in Asia spanning 15m tall at ION2 – the outdoor space at the L1 entrance of ION Orchard – 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

 

Below are events in 2021, and we will be updating these once we get more updates! 

Visit An Ice-Hotel 

Venue: Snow City
Dates: Permanent
Admission: Admission to Ice Hotel Gallery is inclusive in snow play admission ticket.

Stretching across a 17-metre snow field, the Ice Hotel Gallery is the latest attraction at the Snow City and boasts five thematic ice and snow art installation zones that have been carefully crafted by Singapore’s well-renowned ice sculptor veteran, Jeffrey Ng.

Certified as “Singapore’s First Ice Hotel Experience” by Singapore Book of Records Guests will get to enjoy craft beers at the Ice Bar, experience a “daycation” at the Hotel Room, and snap beautiful shots at the Dining Room and Ice Throne.

The One°15 Christmas Boat Light Parade

Venue: ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove
Dates: 4 Dec 2021, 6 pm - 10 pm
Admission: TBC

The ONE15 Christmas Boat Light Parade is back to light up your holiday with joy! This year’s parade will be like no other, with a totally new format. Stay tune for more information on what to expect! 

The Bub Fair - Christmas Market For Families

Venue: Social Affinity, 219 Kallang Bahru, Chutex Building, Level 3, Singapore 339348
Date: Dec 10 -12 and Dec 17 - 19, 10am to 7pm
Admission: $5 ticket with registration

The Bub Fair Holiday edition will showcase a unique and seamless shopping experience across seven categories; Wear, Care, Feed, Play, Learn, Home and Lifestyle to meet the holistic needs of the young, conscious and modern family.

The Bub Fair will be held over two weekends in December during the Christmas Holidays. More than 60 children and family lifestyle brands will be featured, with each weekend featuring a different group of participating brands. The public can stay tuned on @thebublist Instagram for more details on new collections, online giveaways and exclusive fair promotions to enjoy more savings on their purchases.

Celebrating Christmas with CapitaLand Malls x POP MART Molly

Venue: 15 CapitaLand Mall islandwide
Admission: Free

This festive season, be (re)acquainted with Molly and discover her fantasy world with the world’s first islandwide art installation featuring Molly in four thematic backdrops based on the series - Yummy PartyOne Day of MollyMolly My Childhood and MEGA Space Molly.

Not just installations celebrate Christmas with CapitaLand Malls and get a chance to win prizes, get cashback and much more for the holiday season!

Celebrate A Magical Christmas At Wisma Atria

Venue: Wisma Atria
Date: 13 Nov - 25 Dec
Admission: Free

Wisma Atria, one of Singapore’s preferred shopping malls in the heart of Orchard Road, joins in the pomp and splendor of Christmas with its spectacular
mall decoration, themed “Whims And Fancies”. Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic fantasy tale, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the mall aims to bring a fun, light-hearted and joyous celebration to its shoppers, alongside its slew of festive activities and promotions that cater to their whims and fancies.

From 11 November until Christmas Day, shoppers can stand a chance to win more than $14,000.00 worth of lucky draw prizes with every $100.00* spent at Wisma Atria, including F&B and shopping vouchers, and a 2-night Deluxe Poolside Suite at Goodwood Park Hotel. 

10 winners will also win $100 Wisma Atria gift vouchers simply by sharing a selfie or photo with Wisma Atria’s ‘Whims and Fancies’ Christmas decoration or light show, and share it on Instagram, with the hashtag #AVeryWismaXmas.

Set Sail on A Nordic Christmas Adventure with Dream Cruises

Venue: Genting Dream and World Dream.
Date: Mid-Nov - 1 Jan 2022

Celebrate this Christmas with a Super Seacation holiday and make new memories that will last a lifetime. Bringing to life the age-old traditions and cultures of Scandinavia, Dream Cruises presents an exciting array of culinary delights, Christmas themed activities and decorations and heart-warming entertainment that captures the essence of the holidays with influences from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Snowfall & Snow Play Domes @ Capitol Singapore

Venue: Capitol Singapore
Date: Till 26 Dec 2021

Capitol has once again dressed up their sheltered Outdoor Plaza for the festive season! You can expect snowfall nightly from 7 pm onwards and even book a Capitol Snow Dome for just $5 for a 30 min experience! Sessions can be booked anytime from 12pm to 9.30pm daily.

Outdoor Skating Rink @ CHIJMES

Venue: Capitol Singapore
Date: Till 26 Dec 2021

Perhaps the most exciting event this year will be the outdoor Skating Rink at CHIJMES Mini Lawn, where you and your family can enjoy an evening skating experience under the stars! Entry is only $5 for 30 minutes, and if you don’t have your own skates, you can rent them at $5 per pair and kids may even choose a Seal Skating Aid to help them (and for a great photo opp)!

Celebrate The Festivities At Singapore Flyer

Venue: Level 1 of Singapore Flyer, beside Time Capsule / opposite Gelatissimo
Date: Every weekend from 11 to 26 Dec & Christmas Eve
Time: 3pm to 9pm
Pricing: Free Admission

As part of the festive lineup, Singapore Flyer teams up with Invade to bring you the "Candylicious Makers' Market", a weekend pop-up X'mas edition of Markers’ Market. It is not just candies that you can expect, look forward to a medley of crafts and design goods (think tote bags, accessories, scrapbooking, festive terrariums and more) at the pop-up market featuring local artisans. Soak in the holiday vibes at Singapore Flyer this Christmas while shopping to your heart's content! 

 



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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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