Your Guide to Events and Things to do this Year-End in Singapore



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We bring you a compiled list of family-friendly events, activities and things you can do this year-end!

*Updated (24 Nov 2022)

The year-end period is usually filled with lots of family-friendly events, activities and things to do for more family fun. With so much information flying around, it can be confusing on what exactly is happening. This is why we’ve compiled a list of all the best family-friendly happenings this year-end for you - remember to check back often as we will update this list! 

Also check out our list of year-end holiday camps and workshops! 

Year-End Events & Activities

  • Camp 1N at Singapore Discovery Centre
  • Jumptopia: Holiday Village
  • Mega Carnival @ D'Marquee Downtown East¬†
  • Doraemon Exhibition Singapore
  • Sentosa FoodFest¬†
  • Avatar: The Experience¬†
  • A Minion's Perspective Exhibition
  • Pinkfong World Adventure
  • The Sound of Music Musical¬†
  • Star Island Singapore¬†Countdown 2022 - 2023
  • Marina Bay Countdown 2022
  • Monumental Hunt in Civic District
  • Sing‚ÄĘśĶ™ at Singapore Indoor Stadium
  • T3 Underground Carnival
  • Jumptopia @ VivoCity
  • Orchard Road Christmas Light-up
  • A Universal Christmas @ Universal Studios Singapore
  • Hello Kitty & Little Twin Stars Pop-up cafe
  • The Great Bay Fiesta 2022
  • Ice Magic: The Great Fantasy on Ice
  • Changi Festive Village
  • Outdoor Interactive Light Projection Space Odyssey at Downtown East
  • Meet & Greet with Puss In Boots
  • Christmas Wonderland 2022
  • Tampines Green Walkathon
  • Snow Fall, Light Show & Photo Spots @ Changi Airport / Jewel
  • Otah & Friends at Winter Lodge @ Kallang Wave Mall
  • Light Installations At Raffles Place
  • Greentree Montessori's Forest Fair

    You may wish to also check out our dedicated list of Christmas events and activities for families (to be updated) too. 

    Year-End Experiences

    • Art Jamming In the City with Arteastiq
    • Nature Walk Programmes with Young Nautilus
    • Cultural Arts Camp with H&C Chinese Art Centre
    • Parent and Child Baking Workshop at Genius R Us
    • Family Escape Adventure Trails with Island Wanderer
    • Rescue Luckee! A Live Action Game with Otah & Friends
    • Unstructured Play with Forest Play
    • Swing Spin Splash Art Jamming Workshop With Arty Party
    • Radio Controlled Car Racing Try-outs @ Urban RC
    • Art Jamming Therapy + Indoor Play with Merry Haus
    • Full Flight Simulator Experience at Aeroviation
    • Hello! My Dino Kids Interactive Play Venue @ HeadRock VR
    • Year-end Holiday Camps with PeopleUp
    • All-Access Tour On Royal Caribbean
    • Walk On The Wild Side A Wild Ubin Adventure
    • Island Wanderer Adventure and Puzzle Trail
    • Superhero Christmas at Rochester Mall
    • UE Square Christmas Karting
    • Puppetry Dance Performance at Esplanade
    • Whimsical Land with Sir Little & Friends at The Seletar Mall
    • Snow Fall, Caroling Performances and a over 20m Tall Christmas Tree at The Star Vista

    Go on and discover what awaits your family this year-end holidays!

    Year-end Events & Activities

    1. Enjoy a Fun-tastic Camp-cation This Year-end Holiday at Camp 1N @ Singapore Discovery Centre!

    Venue: Singapore Discovery Centre (SDC)
    Dates: 28 Nov ‚Äď 8 Dec 2022 (Weekdays only)
    Admission: $499 (SDC members), $599 (Non-members)

    Singapore Discovery Centre’s Camp 1N is back for its 5th run this year-end holiday to give families an unforgettable camp-cation experience! You will start the experience with the specially curated 'Army Days' Experience by SDC, providing kids with the opportunity to learn survival skills through hands-on experience in camo face painting, field cooking and basha tent pitching!

    You will also embark on an Eco-Sustainability Workshop and Trail where you will experience the hands-on microgreen planting workshop and bring home a DIY plant at the end of the session.

    After dinner, families will go on the Night Mission Trail where you will be challenged to solve riddles and complete fun missions as a team! After the adrenaline pumping activity, head over to the Discovery Lake for ‚ÄėGet Toasty by the Lake‚Äô and enjoy a cosy mini barbeque experience under the night sky.

    End the day in your indoor air-conditioned ‚ÄúShiok‚ÄĚ tent and get ready for more action the next day where you will enjoy the many attractions that SDC offers, including the Black Lake Laser Battlefield (Laser Tag), Black Lake Facility (Escape Room), 4D simulation rides at XD Theatre, and to learn more about the Singapore Story at the Permanent Exhibits Gallery ‚Äď Through the Lens of Time and Sandbox.

    Registration for Camp 1N is based on a per tent basis and is priced at $499 for SDC members and $599 for non-members. Each tent has a maximum capacity of up to 5 persons (2 adults and 3 children or 4 adults). The camp is often snapped up quickly, so visit Singapore Discovery Centre for more details and to book your tent now!

    2. 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)

    Returning for the 2nd year, Jumptopia: Festive Village invites you and your family to a massive family-friendly event at Marina Bay Sands Expo Hall C! You will find 7 curated zones in this 45,000 sqft space with massive bouncy inflatables for you and your kids to go jumping on! 

    Families can also expect  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! 

    3. Have Massive Fun At The Mega Carnival, Downtown East

    Venue: Let's Play @ D'Marquee, Downtown East 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
    Dates: 19 Nov 2022 - 5 Feb 2023
    Admission: from $28 (get tickets from Trip.com)

    Happening at D'Marquee Downtown East is the Mega Carnival where families can expect over 20 stations of games, rides, activities and booths for a massive fun time! 

    Come play at the dinosaur-themed attractions, jump on the colourful inflatables, explore the virtual reality stations and enjoy delicious food at the food trucks! Entry is by sessions and sessions available are at least 210mins on non-peak periods and 150mins on peak ones.  

    4. Explore the First Doraemon Exhibition Outside of Japan at the National Museum of Singapore

    THE DORAEMON EXHIBITION SINGAPORE 2022 ©Fujiko-Pro / Image credit: BYKidO

    Venue: National Museum of Singapore
    Dates: 
    5 Nov 2022 - 5 Feb 2023
    Admission: 
    $30 (Available on Klook)

    Debuting outside of Japan for the first time, the Doraemon Exhibition Singapore 2022 will bring together a selection of contemporary artworks that reinterprets Doraemon in our changing world and showcases its cultural impact in contemporary history.

    The exhibition at the¬†National Museum of Singapore¬†showcases Doraemon through the lens of 28 leading contemporary Japanese artists and arts groups, whose artworks respond to the theme of ‚ÄúCreate Your Own Original Doraemon‚ÄĚ. The exhibition will feature distinctive artworks that present the artists‚Äô memories of Doraemon and their take on Japan‚Äôs beloved icon, through a mix of ideas, mediums and techniques that include paintings, sculptures, graphics and photography.

    5. Have Fun & Good Food At Sentosa Food Truck Fiesta

    Venue: Palawan Green, Sentosa
    Dates: Mon to Thu from 18 - 27 Nov 2022
    Admission: Free, food is payable

    Sentosa Food Fest will run from 21 Oct till 31 Dec 2022 where families can expect 10 weeks of indulgence with different food festivals during this period. Head down from Fri to Sun between 18 to 27 Nov 2022 to soak up the festival atmosphere with a variety of food options at the inaugural Sentosa Food Truck Fiesta, happening at Palawan Green right after Sentosa GrillFest. Guests can also relish every moment with free Movies by the Beach screenings, before strolling through the Festive Market for some post-meal shopping. 

    6. Explore Pandora @ Avatar: The Experience

    Venue: Cloud Forest, Gardens by the Bay
    Dates: from 28 Oct 2022, 9 am - 9 pm
    Admission: from $35 (Get tickets from Klook)

    Avatar: The Experience comes to Singapore and Garden by the Bay's Cloud Forest will be transformed into the mystical world of Pandora in this immersive walk-through event featuring Avatar, the highest grossing film of all time! 

    Families will explore  5 different zones resembling Pandora with exciting first look at new characters from the upcoming movie. 

    7. A Minions Perspective Experience 

    Venue: Resorts World Sentosa Waterfront
    Dates: 3 Sep 2022 - 2 Jan 2023, 10 am - 7 pm (daily)
    Admission: from $25 (Tickets from Klook)

    The interactive exhibition, A Minion’s Perspective Experience, will be at Resorts World Sentosa until 2 January 2023. Based on the world’s most successful animated film franchise, Illumination’s Despicable Me and Minions, this international touring exhibition offers fans of all ages an opportunity to immerse themselves into the captivating world of the Minions across 8 thematic zones!

    8. Pinkfong World Adventure 

    Venue: Let's Play, Marina Square #03-208/209
    Dates: 7 Oct 2022 - 2 Jan 2023, 10 am - 10 pm
    Admission: from $31 (tickets on Trip.com / KKday)

    The first-ever Baby Shark indoor play space in Singapore - Pinkfong World Adventure is a thematic play space at Marina Square that promises lots of fun for all Pinkfong and Baby Shark fans! 

    The indoor play space will span across 14,000 square feet, comprising of 4 attraction zones with more than 16 interactive games and entertainment experiences. These including motion interactive games, a soft playground and joyful song and dance that feature characters like Pinkfong and Baby Shark.

    9. One-day Only Sports Carnival - FunFam SportFest 2022

    Venue: Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena Halls 2 and 3
    Dates: 17 Dec 2022, 8.30 am - 6 pm
    Admission: Free, fees apply for selected parent-child programmes

    FunFam SportFest 2022 is a one-day sports carnival by Active Parents, a movement under SportSG to encourage parents to be active with their kids! Families can take part in free sports tryouts, inflatable games and other fun activities conducted fully indoors at the OCBC Arena Halls 2 and 3 at the Singapore Sports Hub! 

    Families can expect free sports tryouts organised by ActiveSG Academies and Clubs where kids can get a first-hand experience from experienced coaches in sports such as Martial Arts, Canoeing, Football, and Floorball! If you are looking to create bonding times, there will be a series of Parent-Child programmes for families to take part throughout the day too! 

    There will be lots of fun activities for families to take part in - including fun sport inflatables, mini parent-child challenges and contests, and get your photos taken with the friendly mascots, including Nila too!  

    10. The Sound Of Music Returns To Singapore

    Venue: Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands
    Dates:
     22 Nov - 18 Dec 2022
    Admission:
     from $78 (tickets here) 

    The world's best-loved musical, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, is making a triumphant return to Singapore this November with a brand new international production.

    This highly acclaimed original production tells the uplifting true story of Maria, the fun-loving governess who changed the lives of the widowed Captain von Trapp and his seven children by re-introducing them to music, and culminating the family's flight across the Austrian mountains as tensions rise prior to the outbreak of World War II.

    11. Star Island Countdown 2022 - 2023

    Venue: Marina Bay Singapore 
    Date: 31 Dec 2022 (Performance), 25 - 30 Dec 2022 (Prequel)
    Admission: from $88

    STAR ISLAND Singapore will be back at full scale with a 22,000 seating capacity after a 2-year hiatus! Part of the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown (MBSC) 2023, STAR ISLAND Singapore Countdown 2022-2023 is a 70-minute fireworks musical extravaganza which features larger-than-life pyrotechnics and dazzling lights, immersive sound and world-class entertainment.

    This year‚Äôs show includes artisanal ‚ÄúGhost Effect Shell‚ÄĚ fireworks which have been designed to bloom in Singapore‚Äôs stunning colours, a red-to-white gradation across the sky.¬†

    12. Catch Fireworks And More @ The Marina Bay Countdown

    Venue: Marina Bay Singapore
    Date: 31 Dec 2022
    Admission: TBC

    Presented by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2023 will bring back the highly anticipated fireworks display after a two-year absence. Come 31 December, families will be able to view the fireworks at midnight from around the Bay to welcome the new year! 

    At the Bayfront Event Space, The Show Master, a premium entertainment arm by Uncle Ringo, will present The Great Bay Fiesta from 1 December, comprising three highlights. The entertainment show, The Great Cirque des Cascades, will showcase brand-new circus stunts for thrill-seekers, while The Great World Carnival will feature rides and games which pay homage to the historic Great World Amusement Park and offer visitors a glimpse into Singapore’s leisure and entertainment scene in the 1920s to 1970s. In addition, The Great Food Fiesta will feature over 30 food stalls with unique and exclusive offerings.    

    13. Go On A Puzzle Hunt At The Monumental Hunt in the Civic District

    Venue: Asian Civilisation Museum (starting point)
    Dates: Every Sat from 5 Nov to 17 Dec 2022 | 10am, 11am and 12noon
    Fees: $20 Adult | $15 Child | Free for 6 years old and below

    Go on an adventure, test your wits and solve puzzles as you explore 9 National Monuments at the newly launched Monumental Hunt in the Civic District by the National Heritage Board (NHB).

    Starting at the ACM, participants will collect a tote bag with all that is required to play the game, this comprises a puzzle booklet, map/puzzle tool, sticker sheet and hint card. A game master will explain the rules of the game and you can set off to solve the puzzles (using the game kit) in a free-and-easy format.  Through this game, you will be testing your wit and learning more about our monuments too! 

    14. Enjoy The¬†Sing.śĶ™ 2022 Mandopop Concert¬†

    Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
    Dates: 26 Nov 2022, 8 pm
    Admission: $15

    Sing‚ÄĘśĶ™¬†returns to its physical format at the Singapore Indoor Stadium this year.¬†Organised by¬†Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre¬†(SCCC), the Mandopop concert¬†celebrates its 5th edition with a special line-up of Chinese pop music with Taiko drums,¬†anime, kungfu hip-hop, calligraphy, opera and pole act. Mandopop lovers can look¬†forward to a dazzling performance and sing-along of familiar tunes by well-known¬†mandopop stars such as Tanya Chua, Bii, along with Singapore's next wave of singers¬†such as Tosh Zhang, Glenn Yong, Bonnie Loo and many more.

    Tickets are at standard price of $15 via the ticketing website. Passion Card, NTUC, SAFRA, HometeamNS, and MeRewards card holders can enjoy a $5 discount with their cards promo code.

    15. T3 Underground Carnival

    Venue: Changi Airport Terminal 3, Basement 2 and Basement 3
    Dates: 4 Nov 2022 - 2 Apr 2023
    Admission: Spend and redeem or purchase tickets.

    Experience the PAST, PRESENT and FUTURE of carnivals all at once at the T3 Underground Carnival! Spanning across 9,000 sqm at Basement 1 and 2, the play venue will have over 30 carnival rides, game booths and photo-opportunities. Families can play at the amusement rides, win prizes at the carnival games and race each other at the Dino-Kart! 

    16. Jump To Your Delight At Jumptopia @ VivoCity

    Venue: Outdoor Plaza, Level 1, VivoCity
    Date: 18 Nov - 26 Dec 2022
    Admission: $10 (adult) | $22 (child) - tickets available on Klook

    The popular bouncy castle event, Jumptopia is coming to the Outdoor Plaza at Vivocity from 18 Nov until 26 Dec 2022! Here's your chance to jump in 5 massive and deliciously designed inflatables - all in Candy and Dessert themes! 

    Tickets for Jumptopia at Vivocity is available on Klook now with bundle and family packages available too! 

    17. Orchard Road Christmas Light-up

    Venue: Orchard Road, Tanglin Road to Plaza Singapura
    Dates: 12 Nov - 2 Jan 2022

    The Orchard Road light-up returns in 2022 with the first-ever Great Christmas Village since the start of the pandemic. 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.

    18. 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.

    19. Hello Kitty and Little Twin Stars Pop-up Cafe

    Venue:¬†The Stamford Brasserie in Swiss√ītel The Stamford,¬†2 Stamford Rd, Level 1 Swiss√ītel The Stamford, Singapore 178882
    Date: 22 Nov 2022 to 29 Jan 2023, 10am to 11pm, Daily

    The inimitable Hello Kitty will be gracing The Stamford Brasserie in Swiss√ītel The Stamford with Little Twin Stars to offer a dreamy caf√© experience that is bound to delight fans of all ages!

    Fans will be able to celebrate their love for the beloved Sanrio characters through an immersive dining experience and the visually irresistible and decadent food at The Stamford Brasserie from 22 November 2022 to 29 January 2023.

    20. The Great Bay Fiesta 2022

    Venue: Bayfront Event Space
    Dates: 1 Dec 2022 - 1 Jan 2023, 1 pm - 10 pm daily
    Admission: From $10, additional fees payable for activities

    Spanning over 20,000 sqm at the Bayfront Event Space, The Great Bay Fiesta is held on conjection with the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2023 and consist of 4 main event segments! Families can expect The Great Cirque de Cascades, The Great World Carnival, The Great Food Fiesta and Ice Magic: The Great Fantasy on Ice.

    Families can expect brand new circus acts, a nostalgic carnival, mouth-watering bites, and a winter wonderland at this year-end party event! 

    21. 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.

    22. Changi Festive Village

    Venue: Changi Airport and Jewel Changi Airport
    Dates: From 4 Nov 2022
    Admission: Rides and games from $5

    Changi Festive Village kicks off with the fun-filled Terminal 3 (T3) Underground Carnival from 4 November 2022. With over 30 indoor rides, game booths and photo opportunities, step into an exciting adventure through three time zones. Play your way through action-packed activities spanning more than 9,000 sqm over two floors, including racing through a buzzing go-kart circuit!

    Glamping in the clouds¬†at Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel) and Changi Experience Studio‚Äôs wildly popular¬†‚ÄėA Night at the Airport‚Äô Family Camp¬†are also some of the merry-making and bonding activities you can enjoy this year-end. Bookings for the limited slots starts today!

    Look forward to even more captivating experiential activities coming your way from 11 November 2022 onwards.

    23. Outdoor Interactive Light Projection Space Odyssey

    Venue: Downtown East, Open Plaza 2
    Dates: 21 Nov 2022 - 2 Jan 2023
    Admission: Free

    The awesome outdoor light projection, Space Odyssey, at Downtown East will transport you to the surface of Mars and the Moon! This interactive experience will allow you to touch the stars, move planets with your hands, and to see Earth from afar! It is an immersive virtual world facilitated by VR and AR! 

    Happens daily from 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm at the Open Plaza 2 (outside of D'Marquee). 

    24. Meet & Greet with Puss in Boots

    Venue: Golden Village Bishan
    Dates: 26 Nov 2022, from 9.15am
    Admission: $39 (members), $42 (public)

    To celebrate the holidays and the opening of the new Puss in Boots movie, bring your little ones to the GV Family Carnival: The Puss In Boots: The Last Wish for a fun-filled day together. 

    Be entertained with wholesome activities for the family and a meet & greet with Puss In Boots and Kitty Soft Paws, life-size! There will also be stage games, bouncy castle, slime and more! There even a lucky draw with prizes woth $3,200 to be won! 

    25. Christmas Wonderland 2022

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

    Christmas Wonderland 2022 is set to take place from 2 Dec 2022 to 1 Jan 2023 with brand-new installations guaranteed to light up your Christmas celebrations! Expect 6 entertainment zones including St. Nick’s Square, Merry Lane, Games Village, ELFresco, Mistletoe Alley, and Gingerbread Grove.

    26. Tampines Green Walkathon

    Venue: Starting and ending point at Our Tampines Hub
    Dates: 27 Nov 2022
    Admission: $2

    The Tampines Green Walkathon, kicks off on Saturday, 27 November 2022 and families can explore parks and gardens in Tampines Town by participating in either the 5km- or 8-km route. There will be 5 to 8 check points, as well as a fun challenge along the route.

    Families can explore beautiful parks such as Sun Plaza Park, Butterfly Garden, Tampines Central Park and Tampines Green Forest Park, as well as other interesting community areas. 

    The Walkathon begins at the Hub’s Jogging Track on Level 5 and ends at Central Plaza. In addition, there will also be daily art and wellness workshops, fitness dance-off workouts, story-telling, makers market and music events that will take place at Our Tampines Hub during the year-end school holidays.

    27. Snow Fall, Light Show & Photo Spots @ Changi Airport / Jewel

    Venue: Changi Airport, Jewel Changi Airport, Jurassic Mile
    Admission: Free

    As part of the Changi Festive Village, families can expect lots of exciting and fun happenings at Changi Airport, Jewel Changi Airport and the Changi Park Connector. 

    Head down to experience 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 an out-of-this-world adventure with Avatar-themed activities! 

    There will also be an exclusive Light and Sound show inspired by Avatar: The Way of the Water and half-hourly snow fall at Jewel Changi Airport too. 

    28. Embark on a Superhero Adventure at Rochester Mall Superhero Christmas

    Venue: Rochester Mall, 35 Rochester Dr, Singapore 138639
    Date:
     3 December 2022, 12 pm - 5 pm 
    Admission: Free, limited to first 300 participants only

    Don your capes and get ready for a Superhero adventure at Rochester Mall's Superhero Christmas happening on Saturday, 3 Dec 2022! Our little Superheroes will get to ride on Superhero Robot Rides, enter the Superhero Bouncy Castle and take part in Superhero Game Stations too! 

    29. Take Part In An Exhilarating Fun Race at UE Square Christmas Karting

    Venue: UE Square, 81 Clemenceau Ave, Singapore 239917
    Date:
     10 December 2022, 12 pm - 5 pm 
    Admission: Free, limited to first 500 participants only

    UE Square is revving up the fun with Christmas Karting happening on Saturday, 10 Dec 2022. Take part in the exhilarating Mini Go-kart Racing and swerve through the circuit, race through the Inflatable Obstacle Course and take part in Racer Games to emerge a podium winner! 

    30. Enjoy a Family-friendly Puppetry Dance Performance at Esplanade

    Venue: Singtel Waterfront Theatre, Esplanade
    Dates: 13 - 18 Dec 2022
    Admission: from $38

    Internationally acclaimed Papermoon Puppet Theatre collaborates with artists and designers from Singapore to perform Stream of Memory, an ecological tale of remembrance and reconnection at the Singtel Waterfront Theatre, Esplanade.

    Created in response to the disappearing rivers consumed by urbanisation and modern life, this lyrical non-verbal production promises to rekindle our memories of nature and deepen our connections with each other.

    The performance uses puppetry, dance and music to bring families on an enchanting journey with Sang and Jun. Families can choose to enjoy the experience through standard theatre seating on chairs or through a more intimate performance with floor seating.

    31. Spend & Win Prizes Worth Over $5,000 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! 

    32. 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. 

    33. 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.

    34. 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.

    35. Play & Support The Children @ Greentree Montessori's Forest Fair 2022 

    Venue: 45 Jalan Mata Ayer S759130
    Date: 10 Dec 2022
    Admission: Free

    Held annually, Greentree Montessori’s Forest Fair brings together the inspiration and ideas of children to present their best creations, workmanship, and enterprising spirit to the community. The fair features feasting, shopping, crafting activities and games for guests of all ages. This event is free and open to the public.

    Come on down for a day of family fun!

     

    Year-End Experiences

    1. Arteastiq - Art Jamming Sessions At Orchard Gallery

    Location: Mandarin Gallery, #04-14/15 333A Orchard Road, Singapore 238867
    Dates:

    • Monday to Friday: Morning session ‚Äď 11 am - 2 pm; Afternoon session ‚Äď2.30 pm - 5.30 pm; Evening session ‚Äď 6 pm - 9 pm.
    • Saturday and Sunday: Morning session ‚Äď 11 am - 2 pm

    Fee: Get BYKidO Coupon to enjoy $20 Off
    Recommended Age: 4 - 16 yrs old 

    Connect with your creative side at Arteastiq Social Painting Studio, an art jam studio offering the therapeutic experience of expression on canvas. Delight in a beverage on the house while you unleash the artist within at this city oasis.

    This unguided art jamming session will run for 3 hours. It includes a 50x50cm canvas, free use of acrylic paint, paper palette, 1 set of paintbrushes, 1 wet canvas takeaway box and an apron - AND an Arteastiq signature drink too!

    Get $20 off selected sessions (U.P. $48) with the $20 Off BYKIDO Art Jamming Kids Coupon. Valid for kids below 16 years.

    2. Nature Walk Programmes by Young Nautilus

    Location: Various locations
    Date: 
    Scheduled 
    Fee: 
    $56 per child / $58 per adult

    Planning fun and educational activities for your family in Singapore this year? Take this year-end holiday as an opportunity to explore our own coastal backyard in Singapore and take a closer look at the amazing animals.  Conducted by Young Nautilus, families can join in various Nature Walks around Singapore for a chance to exposed your children to science and nature, or see in action what they have learned in schools about wildlife!

    Each Nature Walk is for approx. 2 hours including 1.5hr Nature Walk and 30mins Artefacts Discovery. 

    3. Cultural Arts Camp with H&C Cultural Art Centre

    Location: International Plaza, Level 3, Singapore 079903
    Date: 
    Every Mon to Fri, from 21 Nov 2021 to 6 Jan 2023
    Fee:
     from $300 per pax

    Join H&C Chinese Art Center and Believer Music as they bring you a cultural Arts Camp with Music and Calligraphy! Learn to play the Cajon, Ukulele and Keyboard, and try your hands at calligraphy too. 

    You can choose to attend 5-days from 10 am to 3.30 pm or to attend the half-day camp from 10 am - 12 pm (music instrument + ink painting) or 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm (pen calligraphy). 

    4. Parent and Child Baking Workshop at Genius R Us

    Parent and Child Baking Workshop at Genius R Us
    Photo credits Genius R Us

    Location: HomeTeamNS Balestier | HomeTeamNS Yishun
    Date:
    1 Nov ‚Äď 31 Dec 2021
    Fee:
    $75/parent-child

    Genius R Us is an enrichment centre that offers a series of cooking and craft workshops for kids. This year-end they’ve rolled out a line-up of parent and child baking workshops that provide a perfect excuse to bond with your little ones! You’ll get to spend more time with your child, bake delicious treats like Magic Unicorn Cupcakes, Holiday Santa Cookies and Frosty the Snowman Donuts as well as eat them!

    5. Family Escape Adventure Trails by Island Wanderer

    Location: Around Singapore
    Fee:
     $25 per trail

    Island Wanderer has combined escape room-style puzzles with amazing race-style use of iconic landmarks around Singapore to produce adventurous trails known as the Escape Adventure Trails. 

    First, you get to choose a trail of your choice, then you set off on a journey of discovery accompanied by a chatbot, which will be giving you clues to guide you from one landmark to the other. Along the way, you will be challenged to solve tricky puzzles while discovering the different sides of Singapore! You are recommended to undertake the trail with a group of two to four.

    6. Rescue Luckee! A Live Game with Otah & Friends

    Location: Camp Stardust @ The Centrepoint
    Opening Hours:
     Sun - Fri: 10am - 8pm | Sat: 2pm - 8pm
    Fee: 
    $40 per parent-child

    Join Otah & Friends as they head out to search for Luckee the Boar in the Camp Stardust forest! Rescue Luckee! is a 1-hour imaginative play and creative storytelling activity at The Centrepoint includes opportunities for the kids to dress-up, play team games, take part in physical challenges, jump in the ball pit and complete craft activities! 

    Kids will be guided in small groups by a live performer and even take home a crafted item and an exclusive badge after completing the mission! You can choose to accompany or drop-off your kids if they are 4 years old and up.

    7. Unstructured Play With Forest Play

    Location: Various locations
    Date:
     Wed - Sun
    Fee: 
    $39.90 per child

    At Forest Play, children will get to experience unstructured play in an adult-free environment, including handling hammers, saws and nails. Children are given free rein to build whatever they want. From recycled wood, tyres to ropes, watch them be in awe as they bring their ideas to life.

    This is a 2-hour session where children will create collaboratively, build imaginatively and use tools safely under the supervision of the experienced play-workers. Sessions are available at $39.90 with a special price of $35 for selected sessions. 

    8. Swing Spin Splash Art Jamming Workshop With Arty Party

    Location: 62B Queen St, Singapore 188541
    Date:
    Mon to Sun (closed Wed) 
    Fee: 
    $210 for family of 4 (90mins) or $105 for adult/child package (60mins)

    Arty Party is your Ultimate Abstract Art Jamming Studio that allows kids and adults to have splatter fun! Create incredible art pieces and unlock imagination's endless possibilities with the unique spinning machine, swinging pendulum painting, splashing canvas art and marbling art! 

    9. Radio Controlled Car Racing Try-outs

    Location: 190 Middle Road, Level 6B of the Multi-Storey Car Park, Fortune Centre, Singapore 188979
    Date: Daily (closed Mon)
    Fee: 
    $30 for 30mins Car and Track Rental

    Conveniently located in the city centre, Urban RC offers the perfect environment to start in the hobby, including rental RC cars for those who wish to experience how a true hobby grade RC model car feels like.

    Families who wish to try your hand at RC Car Racing on the roof-top track may purchase a special Buy 2 Get 1 Free package to enjoy 3 x 30 mins rental for just $60 (U.P. $90)

    10. Art Jamming Therapy + Indoor Play @ Merry Haus

    Location: Oasis Terraces, Blk 681 Punggol Drive #01-34/35, S820681
    Date: Daily 
    Fee: 
    $28 for Art Jamming / $19 Playground Entry

    At Merry Haus, parents can drop your kids off at the dedicated playground while you enjoy a therapeutic art jamming session. Not only will you get to relax (with a cup of complimentary tea or coffee), you will be able to keep your kids in sight with nothing to worry about! 

    As the owner of Merry Haus say, "ME" Time is just as important as Family Time. You may purchase the 2hr Art Jamming and 2hr playground entry on BYKidO separately. Sessions are subjected to walk-in availability only. 

    11. Full Flight Simulator Experience at Aeroviation

    Location: Oxley Bizhub # 01 - 50, 63 Ubi Road 1, Singapore 408728
    Dates: Tuesdays - Sundays (10 am - 10 pm)

    Fee:
     $250

    Take the first step into the aviation world by being in the shoes of 3 aviators in the full flight experience programme with Aeroviation! A pilot, an engineer, and also an air traffic controller!

    Have hands-on flying experience in our Cessna 172 simulator with an instructor to guide you and your child on how to control the aircraft and complete challenges. After that, be immersed in the world of VR where you will learn parts of the airplane and be in different aircraft! Finish your experience by testing yourself to manage multiple aircraft in the airport with our voice recognition Air Traffic Controller Simulator.

    12. HeadRock VR: My Dino + 2 VR Games Package

    Location: 80 Siloso Road, Southside Block B, #01-03, Singapore 098969
    Dates: Opens Daily , 11 am - 7 pm (last entry 6 pm)

    Fee:
     $46

    Looking for a place to go-to for loads of fun and adventure? HeadRock VR is the place for you! Located at Southside at Sentosa, the play space includes both a futuristic children's playground that combines digital technology with physical play and a VR play zone for older kids! 

    For older kids who can enjoy both spaces, they may enjoy a special Hello! My Dino + 2 VR Game package to play at both spaces too! 

    13. Year-end Holiday Camps with PeopleUp

    Location: Various
    Dates: Depends on Camp
    Fee: from $449

    PeopleUp is organising exciting holiday camps across different venues in Singapore for kids to have fun learning experiences during the year-end holidays! Choose from a series of 3-day holiday programmes with different themes, including Space Exploration, Outdoor Adventure, Multi-Sports and more!

    14. All-Access Tour On Royal Caribbean

    Location: On the Royal Caribbean Cruise
    Dates: Depends on Cruise
    Fee: Klook / KKday 

    Just last month, Royal Caribbean brought back its All Access Tour, which brings guests behind-the-scenes to see how the Royal Caribbean experience is brought to life.

    Conducted by the most senior officers onboard, the All Access Tour brings participants to see first-hand all things cruising as they learn more about the technological side of things along with exciting fun facts. It is facilitated by exclusive tours of various on board facilities including the Bridge, the navigational center of the ship.

    Make your booking for the All Access Tour via the Royal Caribbean app, or via Guest Services onboard the Spectrum of the Seas. The tour is priced at USD 179 per guest.

    Current trips available include 3-to-5-night itineraries to Port Klang and Penang in Malaysia, and Phuket in Thailand. At each destination, guests have the option to try out one of the many shore excursions Royal Caribbean offers, including land tours infused with culture and history. Explore Southeast Asia’s oldest Anglican church St. George's Church in Penang or the Batu Caves of Kuala Lumpur, where colourful displays of Hindu deities adorn limestone cave walls.

    Spectrum of the Seas is among the biggest ships at sea and Asia’s largest, newest, and most feature-filled ship. It features groundbreaking escapades exclusively designed for the Asian market, while still offering the international experience that guests love and associate with Royal Caribbean. For multigenerational families looking to sail away in luxury, the Ultimate Family Suite consists of 2 expansive storeys and can sleep up to 10 guests. The room comes with an in-suite slide, 3D cinema for karaoke nights, and balcony with jacuzzi and outdoor dining.

    15. Go On A Wild Ubin Adventure With Walk On The Wild Side

     

    Location: Pulau Ubin
    Dates: 30 Nov, 2 Dec, 4 Dec, 6 Dec, 8 Dec, 11 Dec (more dates will be released soon!), 9 am - 11.30 am
    Fee:
     $75 per child (6 years old & above), $110 per parent-child pair, $40 for additional adult (Boat fares to and from Pulau Ubin are included in the price.)

    Join Walk On The Wild Side for a Wild Ubin Adventure this school holiday where kids will explore nature's playground on Pulau Ubin. Discover the rustic charm of the island and find out more about the native plants and wildlife on the island, some of which are not found on mainland Singapore. 

    There will be a guided walk by an experienced nature guide and activities for kids to learn about the ecosystem and how they can play a part in being a conservationist.  

    *Part of the proceeds will be donated to the conservation of Singapore's last wildcat, the leopard cat through the Singapore Wildcat Action Group. Pulau Ubin is one of the key habitats of the leopard cat!

    16. Island Wanderer Adventure and Puzzle Trails

    Venue: Depending on venue
    Dates: Available daily
    Fees: from $25 (use promo code BYKO to get 10% off)

    Looking for a fun outdoor family activity this holiday? Try Island Wanderer puzzle trails! This fun bonding family activity will require you to put your minds together to solve tricky questions and explore Singapore's murals, gardens and more with our chatbot trails!

    Gain thinking skills and creativity with our out-of-the-box challenges while exploring the cities greatest landmarks. Play anytime with no prior booking required - simply purchase to receive the instructions!

    Enjoy 10% Off trails this school holidays with Promo Code: BYKO now! Check out the puzzle trails and book your first adventure now

     

    Stay tune as we continue to update this piece with more events, activities and to-dos for families this holiday!

     



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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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