15 Places to see Snow in Singapore this Christmas Holidays!



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Singapore might not experience snowfall but the spirit of winter and the joy of Christmas are thriving with snowfall sessions and mesmerising Christmas Tress to look out for island-wide!

As the holiday season unfolds, there's a palpable excitement in the air, and for families in Singapore, it's the perfect time to create enchanting memories with your little ones.  This year, we've curated a special guide for parents with young ones, revealing the most delightful places in Singapore where your family can experience the magic of snow (or "snow") and revel in the beauty of mesmerising Christmas trees.

Picture the gleeful laughter of your children as they enjoy themselves in snow-like experiences and marvel at the shimmering lights of towering Christmas trees ‚Äď all without leaving the sunny shores of Singapore.¬†

Other year-end happenings you might be interested in!

Some Tips Before Visiting

Before you head out to the snowfall sessions, we like to share some tips that we have learned over the years from visiting these snowfall sessions. From real snow to fake snow, we hope these little tips will make your visit more enjoyable!
  1. Always bring a change of clothes In case the kids get wet and dirty (actually, it is not for in case, they WILL get wet and dirty) 
  2. For the same reason, bring a towel to clean up after play!
  3. We recommend another towel for those going to the foam snow venues. This is for cleaning their eyes when foam gets in their eyes. 
  4. Another for those heading to the fake foam venues, we also suggest wearing non-slip slippers for easy cleaning up after too - non-slip is important too! 
  5. For the real snow places, make sure your kids are properly dressed - don't underestimate how cold these places can get! 
  6. For really young ones going to the real snow places, bring your own jackets because the venue may not have the correct sizes available. 

Ready and prepared to head out now? Read on for the list of venues! 

1. Magical Snowfall & Twinkling Lights at VivoCity (Foam Snow)

Venue: VivoCity, Outdoor Plaza, Level 1, 1 HarbourFront Walk, Singapore 098585
Date: 17 Nov to 25 Dec 2023

  • Mon to Thu: 7.30pm & 8.30pm
  • Fri to Sun: 7.30pm, 8.30pm & 9.30pm

Back for a second edition after a successful festive JUMPTOPIA @VivoCity last year, Kiztopia is set to impress with a bigger and better edition this year! Featuring an exciting new water play zone alongside specially-designed Arctic themed giant bouncy castles, get your family ready for non-stop fun and thrills as you soak in the year-end festivities at VivoCity.

But that's not all! At the Outdoor Plaza of VivoCity, families can immerse¬†in a shimmering ‚Äúsnow‚ÄĚ display and experience a white Christmas against a 15m tall Christmas tree where penguins and friends spread the festive cheer!¬†

2. A Magical Christmas at Tanglin Mall (Foam Snow)

Venue: Tanglin Mall, L1 Outdoor Area (outside Starbucks #01-113)
Dates: 16 Nov 2023 - 1 Jan 2024

  • 7.30 pm - 7.45 pm (Avalanche), 7.45 pm - 8 pm (Snow)
  • Extra show on Weekends and PH, 8.30 pm - 8.45 pm (Avalanche), 8.45 pm - 9 pm (Snow)

From 16 Nov 2023 to 1 Jan 2024, Tanglin Mall transports you and your family to a winter wonderland with its "A Magical Christmas" event. 

Experience the magic of snowfall right here in tropical Singapore! Witness the mall transform into a snowy paradise every evening. Make your evenings memorable with this spectacle, creating a unique blend of festive cheer and wonder for both children and adults.

3. Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay (Foam Snow)

Venue: Gardens by the Bay
Dates: 1 Dec 2023 - 1 Jan 2024, 7.45 pm, 8.45 pm and 9.35 pm
Admission: from $8 (adults), $6 (children) - tickets available here

Ring in the festive cheer this December as Christmas Wonderland celebrates a decade of wonder as it returns to Gardens by the Bay from 1 Dec 2023 to 1 Jan 2024! The 10th edition of Singapore’s biggest yuletide fair features a supersized fairground with a sensational array of light displays, new carnival rides and more festive activities.

Need tips about visiting Christmas Wonderland? Read our write-up here. 

Families will be treated to the spellbinding experience of ‚Äėsnow‚Äô in the tropics against the stunning backdrop of the Spalliera with the return of the highly popular¬†Blizzard Time.¬†Daily shows will happen directly after the Garden Rhapsody Light and Sound Show¬†at 7.45pm, 8.45pm, and 9.35pm.

4. Ice Magic - Winter Wonderland (Real Snow)

Venue: The Bayfront Event Space
Date:
 9 Dec 2023 to 21 Jan 2024
Fees: From $29

The Bayfront Event Space will also play host to Ice Magic: Winter Wonderland - Asia’s largest touring pop-up winter playground, from 9 December 2023 to 21 January 2024. The attraction returns bigger and better, with a taller and longer snow slope and dual-lane ice slide for thrill-seekers as well as family-friendly rides such as a merry-go-round on a snowy landscape.

This is where you will get to experience real snow and to admire majestic ice sculptures! You can also head over to the Ice Magic arcade for more games and entertainment or to savour winter flavours at food and beverage stalls.

Early bird tickets are available now at $29 (U.P. $39), and is limited (while stocks last). Tickets are available here.

5. Changi Airport Candy Wonderland with Snowfall (Foam Snow)

Venue: Terminal 3, Level 2, in front of Departure Immigration
Dates: 4 Nov 2023 - 1 Jan 2024, Mon to Thu at 7.30 pm and 8.30 pm, and from Fri to Sun at 7.30 pm, 8.30 pm and 9.30 pm. 
Admission: Free

Changi Airport is set to transform into a realm of festive charm from 4 Nov 2023 to 31 Mar 2024 with a magical candyland filled with fun, games and lots of snow! 

At the heart of the festivities lies the sweetest spectacle: Candy Wonderland at Terminal 3’s departure hall. A cuddly 5-metre-tall bear, a 7-metre-tall rotating cupcake Ferris wheel, a pool of sprinkles, and candy cane lane beckon Changi’s visitors into a world of sweet delight. As dusk falls each day, a spellbinding light and snow show will add a touch of magic to the evening. 

For those looking for a colder experience, head down to the Candy Snow House (admission fees apply), to enjoy a fantastical world of snow and ice! 

6. Hello Kitty and Friends Arrives at Marina Square with Snowfall (Foam Snow)

Venue: Marina Square, Level 1 Atrium
Dates:¬†23 Nov ‚Äď 31 Dec 2023 (Daily: 2pm, 7.30pm & 8.30pm)
Admission: Free

Step into a world of alluring experiences this Christmas as Marina Square brings a wondrous festive experience with Sanrio characters. Feel the Christmas spirit in the air as Marina Square transforms its central atrium into a picture-perfect magical Wanderland with adorable Sanrio characters. 

Enjoy the delightful snowfall at the Christmas Wanderland surrounded by Sanrio characters. Capture the best shot with Cinnamoroll while basking in the 15-minute snow showers at the rink.

7. Suntec City - Holiday Wonderland with LINE FRIENDS! (Foam Snow)

Venue: Suntec Atrium
Dates: 16 Nov - 26 Dec 2023, Fri - Sun (7.30 pm, 8.30 pm and 9.30 pm)
Admission: Free

From 16 Nov to 26 Dec 2023, families visiting Suntec City can immerse themselves in a sparkling sea of snow in Singapore’s largest LINE FRIENDS-themed mega ball pit, enjoy carnival games and to enjoy snowfall at the Suntec Plaza in the evenings too! 

8. Christmas Light & Sound Show & Snowfall Experience at Jewel Changi Airport (Foam Snow)

Venue: HSBC Rain Vortex
Dates: 

  • Christmas Light & Sound Show:
    • Mon to Thu:¬†7.30pm, 8.30pm & 9.30pm
    • Fri to Sun:¬†7.30pm, 8.30pm, 9.30pm & 10.30pm
  • Snowfall Experience:
    • Daily:¬†7.35pm, 8.35pm, 9.35pm & 10.35pm

Admission: Free

Jewel Changi Airport ushers in the holiday year-end season with a Super Mario-themed event, Pipe Around the World at Jewel, a first-of-its-kind in Singapore. Till 1 January 2024, enter the world of Super Mario with adorable photo spots featuring the Mario family! 

In the evenings, families can also gather at the HSBC Rain Vortex where the Christmas Light & Sound Show will take center stage at 7.30pm, 8.30pm, 9.30pm, with an additional show on weekends (Fridays to Sundays) at 10.30pm. The choreographed lights dance in perfect harmony with timeless Christmas melodies, crafting a delightful symphony of colours and sounds. Stay on for the enchanting snowfall experience that will add to the wintry wonderland atmosphere every evening at 7.35pm, 8.35pm, 9.35pm and 10.35pm.

9. Let It Snow at Star Vista (Foam Snow)

Venue: The Star Plaza, B1
Dates: 30 Nov - 24 Dec (Every Thu - Sun) & 25 Dec, 7.30 pm, 8.30 pm and 9.30 pm
Admission: Free

Enjoy snowfall at the 20-metre-tall Christmas tree and experience a White Christmas at The Star Vista. Sessions happen every Thu to Sun from 30 Nov to 24 Dec, and on Christmas Day (25 Dec 2023). It will start at 7.30 pm, 8.30 pm and 9.30 pm. 

Take note that there is no snow session on 22 Dec 2023 at 7.30 pm. 

10. Snowfall at a Universal Christmas 2023 at Universal Studios Singapore (Foam Snow)

Venue: Universal Studios Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa 
Date: 2 Dec 2023 to 1 Jan 2024
Admission: Admission fees apply (Check prices here)

The most wonderful time of the year is back as Universal Studios Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa returns with a Christmas celebration for the whole family. From 2 December 2023 to 1 January 2024, A Universal Christmas presents all-new live shows, festive encounters with popular characters, including Illumination’s Minions and DreamWorks’ Trolls and, of course, snowfall.

We don't have the exact details, but we are informed that families will be in for a treat with snowfall happening multiple times a day!

11. and 12. A Wintry Snow Spectacular at Causeway Point and Waterway Point (Foam Snow)

Venue: Causeway Point and Waterway Point
Dates: 24 Nov - 31 Dec 2023. Fri to Sun, hourly from 12 pm to 8 pm
Admission: Free

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Catch the mesmerising snow shows, featuring a choo-choo train and ice-skaters whirling around an enchanting 5m Christmas tree!

Happening hourly every Friday to Sunday, from 12pm to 8pm, at Causeway Point and Waterway Point. It’s FREE for all!

13. Outdoor Snowfall at Capitol Singapore (Foam Snow)

Venue: Capitol Singapore Outdoor Plaza
Dates: 24 Nov - 25 Dec, 7 pm - 10 pm (every 30 mins)
Admission: Free

Get ready for a Christmas market, singing tree, snowfall and more at Capitol Singapore. Snow fall happens every evening from 7 pm to 10 pm in 30min intervals. 

14. Projection Mapping and Snowfall at CHIJMES (Foam Snow)

Venue: Capitol Singapore Outdoor Plaza
Dates: 24 Nov - 25 Dec, 7 pm - 10 pm (every 30 mins)
Admission: Free

CHIJMES adds to the enchantment with its projection mapping, magical snowfall, roving carollers and movie nights. Catch the nightly snowfall from 24 Nov to 25 Dec, from 7 pm to 10 pm in 30mins intervals. 

15. Snow City Singapore (Real Snow)

The OG of snow venues! If you want to catch snow this Christmas season, head down to Snow City Singapore and experience snow throughout the experience! Slide down the icy slopes, make a snow angel, play snow ball battles and more! 

Find out more about Snow City Singapore! 

 

 



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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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