Christmas Wonderland will make a comeback on December 1 this year. The 2023 festival is celebrating 10 years presented by Trip.com in partnership with presenting sponsor Blue Sky Events.
The 10th edition of Singapore’s biggest yuletide fair, Christmas Wonderland, features a supersized fairground with a sensational array of light displays, new carnival games, festive activities, and even SNOW for the whole month until January 1, 2024.
What to expect at Christmas Wonderland 2023:
The 2023 event boasts a number of new and old attractions spread across three magical zones. These zones include SuperTree Grove, Frosty’s Fairground at The Meadow, and Gingerbread Grove.
Visitors can embark on a Christmas adventure among 13 enchanting light displays. For instance, admire the showstopping 20-metre tall Italian handcrafted light display, The Spalliera, which is as tall as five double-decker buses and lit up by 103,000 bulbs. Excitingly, snow sessions will take place here for Blizzard Time at selected hours.
Additionally, the popular Walk of Lights returns boasting a 65-metre long tunnel made up of 75,000 LED lights – making it the longest one in the festival’s history. While the charming Garden Rhapsody Light and Sound Show takes a festive twist dancing to Christmas tunes.
The iconic Holly Roger Ship is a new edition this year. The 20-metre long festive ship illuminates by 127,000 whimsical bulbs, and features a crew of merry pirate elves, alongside Santa Claus who will by standing by the ship ready to pose for ig-worthy moments with you!
Meanwhile, LumiLand is an illuminated playground featuring enchanting light up seesaws, swings, and LED fixtures for children to play along.
Soak in the holiday cheer with a fantastic selection of family-friendly activities. At Frosty’s Fairground at The Meadow, visitors can hop abroad a Christmas Train, play carnival games like Ring Toss and Fishy Fishy, go wild on nostalgic Uncle Ringo amusement rides, from Bumper Cars to Flying Dumbo, to name a few.
Be wowed by spellbinding installations at Merry Lane such as giant snowflakes and Santa’s Boot that makes quirky backdrops for photos. Otherwise, indulge on chocolate treats and shop for gifts on Mistletoe Alley.
Excitingly, there will be themed nights such as Pet’s Night, on December 5 and 12, where visitors are permitted to bring along their furry friends.
Food and drink highlights
Gingerbread Grove is a new sugar-themed space offering a sweet experience for visitors. Feast your eyes on a vibrantly lit Gingerbread House, situated on a field of illuminated candy canes, featuring delicious dessert stalls.
Wonderfully, there will be 18 food and beverage outlets opening this year. Visitors can indulge on meals from popular brands like Burger & Lobster, Praffles, and The Museum of Ice Cream, go for a few festive tipples at a Christmas-cracker themed bar by Hendrick’s Gin and a Brewekz craft beer bar serving unique Gingerbread Amber Lager, among others throughout the park. Plus, live performances will take place at ElFresco to keep diners entertained.
How to get tickets
Tickets for Christmas Wonderland 2023 are available via the website. There will be four daily sessions starting from 6.30pm. Prices begin at $6 for children and $8 for adults with separate charges for other conservatories within Gardens By The Bay.
Since 2014, Christmas Wonderland has brought festive cheer to more than five million visitors. We are counting down the days until December 1.
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