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Things to Do This Christmas in Singapore (2022)

Looking for Christmas activities to enjoy with your family and friends? Here are some key events and activities happening this year.

Christmas is just around the corner and there is a long list of Christmas activities and events in Singapore that you won’t want to miss. From kid-friendly Christmas events that you can enjoy with your family and children to pampering treats that you can indulge in with your friends, there is something for everyone. Here’s a list of what you can do this Christmas so you won’t miss out on any fun!

Where To Find Kid-friendly Christmas Activities

There is no need to travel abroad to feel the Christmas vibes, you’ll find plenty of things to do with your kids in Singapore. Here are three events that your whole family can enjoy together.

Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay

Christmas Wonderland
Source: Gardens by the Bay

Touted as the biggest yuletide event in Singapore, the Christmas Wonderland is organised for the ninth time at Gardens by the Bay. This Christmas event in Singapore features six different festive zones comprising many fascinating attractions including a 21-metre tall hand-crafted Spalliera, a double-storey carousel, a Whimsical Windmill with 35,000 light bulbs, set in a field of 250 candy canes!

Duration: 2 December 2022 – 1 January 2023
Venue: Gardens by the Bay
Admission Fee:

Advance PurchaseAdultChildren
(3 to 12 years old)
2 to 15 December 2022S$8S$6
16 December 2022 to 1 January 2023S$10S$6
Same-day purchaseS$12S$6

Pinocchio by Wild Rice Ltd

pinocchio wild rice
Source: Wild Rice Ltd

Catch this hilarious musical adapted from classic Pinocchio by Wild Rice at The Ngee Ann Kongsi Theatre at Funan. See beloved Pinocchio come to live and bring heart-warming moments that you and your family will never forget.

Duration: 17 November – 24 December 2022
Venue: Funan,107 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179105
Admission Fee: S$25 – S$90

Day and Time of PerformanceFees
Tuesday to Thursday, 7.30pmS$80, S$70, S$40, S$30
Friday, 7.30pm
Saturday, 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Sunday, 2.30pm
S$90, S$75, S$45, S$35

A Universal Christmas at Universal Studios

universal studios singapore christmas
Source: Universal Studios

Santa is making an appearance at Universal Studios with 42 performers. Besides a whole lot of fun, you will also get to experience breath-taking snowfall. Don’t miss this year’s Universal Christmas because admission tickets are bundled with exclusive Christmas treats and retail vouchers.

Duration: 23 November 2022 – 2 January 2023
Venue: Universal Studios, Sentosa
Admission Fee: S$98 (per adult), S$78 (per child)

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Where to Shop for Christmas Gifts

One of the most important things to do for Christmas in Singapore is to pick out meaningful gifts for friends and family. Wondering where to find a nice range of gift options? Check out these events.

Cluny Court Christmas Fair

Cluny Court Christmas Fair
Source: Cluny Court

You will find an interesting range of gift ideas at this intimate fair. Packed with lovely goods like scented candles, imported household items and exquisite tableware, this is where you will find unique products that are not commonly found.

Duration: 15 – 18 December 2022
Venue: Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Rd, Singapore 259760
Admission Fee: Free

Design Orchard’s Christmas Extravaganza

Design Orchard Christmas
Source: Design Orchard

Expect to find a wide range of apparel, fragrances, food, pet accessories and unique trinkets that will delight you. There is a long list of participating brands including ABRY X Cool Singapura, Soul Good Project, Pinch Ceramics Studio, Gentle Pup and more.

Duration: 12 November 2022 – 4 January 2023
Venue: 250 Orchard Road, Singapore 238905
Admission Fee: Free

Kempinski Christmas Market

Capital CHIJMES christmas
Source: TheSmartLocal

Jointly organised by Capitol and CHIJMES, this European-style Christmas event in Singapore offers an excellent range of products from over 50 vendors, From Christmas trees and wines to home decors and handmade trinkets, you are bound to cross items off your Christmas shopping list in no time.

Duration: 2 – 6 December 2022
Venue: 13 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178905
Admission Fee: Free

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      Where To Indulge In Christmas Feasts and Treats

      What’s a celebration without some feasting? There are plenty of Christmas activities happening at restaurants and hotels in Singapore right now to let you indulge to your heart’s content.

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      Christmas Cheer at Goodwood Park Hotel

      goodwood park hotel christmas
      Source: Goodwood Park Hotel
      Mega Brunch BuffetL’Espresso
      Gordon Grill
      Coffee Lounge
      25 December 2022 to and 1 January 2023
      Mega English Afternoon Tea BuffetL’Espresso
      Gordon Grill
      24, 26, 31 December 2022 and 2 January 2023
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      DB Bistro and Oyster Bar

      DB bistro and oyster bar christmas
      Source: Marina Bay Sands

      Experience authentic French homestyle dining at Daniel Boulud’s award-winning restaurant. The four-course Christmas dinner comprises delightful dishes such as Smoked Salmon Rosti, Maple Leaf Farms Duck Breast and Australian Lobster Thermidor.

      Duration: 23 – 25 December 2022, 5.30pm to 9pm
      Price: S$120++ per pax

      A Magical Soiree at the Alkaff Mansion

      alkaff mansion christmass
      Source: The Alkaff Mansion

      One night only Christmas eve party with live stations of paella, grills, roast meat carvings and fresh seafood and live music through the night. You can even top up an additional S$48 to get a free flow of Christmas cocktails.

      Duration: 24 December 2022, 7pm till late
      Price: S$118++ per adult and S$59++ per child (4 to 12 years old)

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