It’s November, and all we want to do is spread festive cheer, put up our Christmas trees, and start making our magical Christmas plans. Indeed, Singapore has an annual array of events to get us in a celebratory mood, regardless of religious beliefs. And, after two years of a pandemic we’ve endured, we all deserve to have some fun, and enjoy the Christmas period. Here are 16 ways to celebrate Christmas 2021 in Singapore.
From December 3, you can experience this returning Christmas event. Tickets must be pre-booked. Read all about it here.
📍 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Orchard Road has been transformed into a Christmas wonderland. This years theme Christmas In Bloom features lights, decorations and plenty of entertainment to embrace Christmas traditions. While you shop till your drop for presents, you’ll be treated to a buzzing festive atmosphere to get you in the holiday spirit.
📍 Orchard Road, Tanjong Pagar, Singapore
This world-famous Museum Of Ice Cream opened in August. It is hosting its first-ever Pinkmas event for the festive season. Read all about the museum here.
Created in 1883, this luxury train service has been on exhibition in Singapore since Christmas 2020. Therefore, if you haven’t experienced Once Upon A Time on the Orient Express, you must dine in this enchanting train this Christmas season. Travel enthusiasts will absolutely adore this adventure.
📍 Gardens by the Bay, West Lawn, Singapore
5. Christmas At Resorts World
Expect many creative Christmas-themed events across the park, such as Universal Rockin’ Railway, holiday meet and greets with whimsical characters, interacting with movie sets, partying with puss in boots at the Milk Bar, and much more. Without a doubt, you and your clan are in for a lot of fun. For tickets, visit Resorts World Sentosa.
📍 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
CHIJMES and Capitol Singapore have once again came together to bring you a magical Christmas experience. Until December 26, you can take a vintage sidecar around the Civic District. Read all about it here.
📍 Various Locations
7. Christmas Feasts
You can expect an array of hotels and restaurants in Singapore to offer their usual traditional Christmas feasts if you feel like having a lavish Christmas feast outside your home.
8. Christmas Desserts
From Christmas pudding, Banoffee pie, and more. We recently wrote an article on the best global Christmas desserts and where to find them in Singapore.
9. Ice Skating
Ice skate under the stars at the dreamy pop-up ice rink at CHIJMES mini lawn. You have until January 2 to take advantage of this festive experience. Entry cost $5 for 30 minutes and skates cost $5 to rent. Perfect for any level ice skater.
📍 30 Victoria St, Singapore 187996
Experience the ultimate winter at this snow wonderland. We recently wrote about their new project, the first-ever Ice Hotel in Singapore, that you can visit this Christmas 2021, among other activities.
📍 21 Jurong Town Hall Rd, Singapore 60943
11. Jewel Changi Airport Christmas
Immerse yourself in dazzling lights and festive Christmas displays at Jewel Changi Airport. Each year, the Airport is designed in a Christmas theme that you can wonder through, and take some iconic pictures.
📍 78 Airport Blvd., Singapore 819666
12. Drink Hot Chocolate
Warm your heart with a cup of hot chocolate, Santa’s favourite drink, which is a great way to feel like Christmas is coming. Read about the Best Hot Chocolates In Singapore here.
On December 22 and 23, experience the magic of an award-winning Candlelight Concert Christmas. Watch in awe as a venue in Singapore is transformed into a warm ambience bathed in flickering candlelight, while you listen to elegant Christmas sounds. For further information and tickets, visit the Fever website.
14. Aqua Gastronomy at RW Sentosa
Head to Southeast Asia’s only underwater dining experience for a festive Christmas night out. Have your mind blown as you dine just feet away from thousands of fish, including sharks and manta rays, to name a few. Usually, the restaurant is done up in festive decorations for Christmas, which adds a little extra magic. This restaurant just so happens to be one of the greatest romantic dining spots in Singapore.
📍 S.E.A Aquarium, Marine Life Park, Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore 098269
15. The Ritz-Carlton Staircase
For the Instagram enthusiasts, the Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore go all out when it comes to seasonal decorations. Consequently, we expect this Christmas 2021 in Singapore to be no different.
📍 Marina Bay 7, Raffles Ave, Singapore 039799
16. Christmas Movie Marathon
Put yourself in a festive mood by watching all your favourite Christmas movies in Singapore.