In a city full of excitement, where do we begin? Indeed, it will rain a lot this month but that doesn’t stop the endless stream of fun happening. From interactive festivals, Christmas pop-ups and more…we’ve tracked down 57 of the coolest things to do this December in Singapore.
ZoukOut Singapore makes an epic comeback this December after three years of dormancy. Wonderfully, the biggest dusk-to-dawn dance celebration in Asia will take place at Siloso Beach in Sentosa on December 2 and 3. Read all about it here.
📍Siloso Beach, Singapore
2. Attend Comic Con 2022
Celebrate the best of Asian and Western storytelling and discover groundbreaking content at Singapore Comic Con, returning after a two-year break, on December 10 and 11. It’s the perfect place to express your love for pop culture and dress like all the best characters in existence. Grab a ticket on the Comic Con website.
📍Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
3. Have a laugh with Singapore’s No.1 drag queen
Why not check out Singapore’s number one drag queen at The Kumar Show 2022 on December 19, 20 or 27? With 20 years in the entertainment industry, we can bet you’ll be rolling off your chair laughing. Grab a ticket on Eventbrite.
📍20 Upper Circular Road, The Riverwalk #B1-01/06, Singapore
4. Watch the FIFA World Cup 2022
Prepare for a month of football mania because the World Cup 2022 will be broadcasted, live from Qatar, across Singapore until the final on December 18. We’ve already listed the best places to watch the games.
This cool art exhibition explores the relationship between technology and human beings in a digitalized world until December 11. Perfect for art enthusiasts!
📍Singapore Art Museum, 39 Keppel Rd, #01-02, Singapore 089065
6. Indulge at a food festival
Until December 30, some events will take place as part of Sentosa Food Fest 2022. For example, Craft Beer Jamboree is the perfect place to taste bizarre beers such as cheesecake and play some merry drinking games to get in the spirit for Christmas.
📍80 Siloso Road, Singapore
7. Experience a Minions-themed world
Embark on the ultimate Minions journey before it finishes on January 2, 2023. A Minions Perspective Experience features eight interactive zones from the Despicable Me and Minions franchise. The memorable exhibition comes with plenty of photo opportunities, a range of games and some BTS learning. Read further about it here.
Resorts World Sentosa Waterfront, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Singapore’s biggest yuletide festival returns to Gardens By The Bay from December 2 with plenty of new festivities. The event will be spread across six different interactive zones and will finish on January 2, 2023. Read further about Christmas Wonderland and tickets.
18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
On December 31, why not ring in the New Year with the ultimate NYE celebrations down at Marina Bay after a two-year break? From iconic dancing fireworks to plenty of street festivities and activities…it’s the best place to be to say hello to 2023.
📍Marina Bay, Singapore
This festival is returning on December 1, for one month, after a three-year break. From nail-biting circus acts to winter games…it’s the perfect place to go this season. Read all about the best things to do at this festival.
📍12A Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018970
11. Jumptopia: Festive Village
This pop-up bouncy inflatables experience features seven different fun zones with huge bouncy castles for families to enjoy until January 3. Plus, there will be live music, entertainment such as magic shows and more down at Marina Bay Sands.
📍Marina Bay Sands Expo Hall C, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
Orchard Road has transformed into a Christmas utopia. This year’s theme Thanks And Rejoice features light-ups, markets, decorations and entertainment. Read all about it here.
📍 Orchard Road, Tanjong Pagar, Singapore
13. Christmas At Resorts World Sentosa
Expect many creative Christmas-themed events across the park until January. For tickets, visit Resorts World Sentosa.
📍 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
This huge indoor snow wonderland is coming to Singapore this Christmas as part of The Great Bay Fiesta. Read all about what you can expect from December 1 here.
Bayfront Event Space, 12A Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018970
This village has returned with Avatar and ocean marine-inspired activities at Changi Airport. Read all about it here.
📍 78 Airport Blvd., Singapore 819666
16. Enjoy Pinkmas
Pinkmas has returned to MOIC with a pretty pink and ice cream experiences. Those who love a little bit of pink can enjoy festive activities at one of the quirkiest museums in Singapore, Museum of Ice Cream.
100 Loewen Road, Dempsey, Singapore 248837
17. Explore beautiful light displays
Enjoy a range of stunning Christmas light displays and pop-up experiences. Discover the best ones to see from our list.
18. Shop and eat at Christmas markets
Shop, eat, drink and be merry the best Christmas Markets across Singapore this season. For instance, Capitol and CHIJMES have once again come together with their European-style Christmas market, boasting over 50 vendors to explore. But find out about all the Christmas markets on in 2022 here.
Want more Christmas? Read further about all the best things to do for Christmas 2022 in Singapore.
Experience this exciting Korean optical 3D illusion art museum. Explore various AR zones, from instagrammable Rainbow Gardens and underwater wonderlands, to name a few. Certainly, one of the best things to do any time of year in Singapore.
📍80 Siloso Road, Southside Interim Market Blk B # 01, 04, Singapore 098969
20. Enter the world of Pandora
This magical experience at Gardens by the Bay, in honour of Avatar 2 this December, brings Pandora right to the heart of Cloud Forest until March 31, 2023. Read all about it here.
📍18 Marina Gardens Dr, #03-02/03, Singapore 018953
21. Enjoy 360-degree city views
Another one of the best things to do in Singapore is panoramic views atop of Marina Bay Sands SkyPark Observation Deck. Located on the 56th floor, the popular attraction is shaped like a ship and presents unmatched views both day and night.
10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
22. Be mesmerised by a colourful light show
Wings of Time is a hugely popular colourful night show in Sentosa. It features a majestic soundtrack, fireworks and 3D effects used to light up the night sky against the backdrop of the ocean at Siloso Beach. Read all about the experience.
50 Beach View, Singapore 09860
23. Hop on Singapore Cable Car
Experience Singapore the most scenic way with a cable car ride at Mount Faber or Sentosa. Perched 100 metres above sea level, it will be unforgettable. Plus, one of the most unique dining experiences is also on offer, high in the sky, on Singapore Cable Car.
This new indoor adventure forest has plenty of dino-themed activities and a host of dinosaurs to play alongside at SAFRA Yishun. Tickets are from $35. It’s an epic family-friendly activity to do during the school holidays!
📍60 Yishun Avenue 4, Yishun #02, #01 Safra, Singapore 769027
25. Check out the coolest exhibitions
Singapore offers some of the best exhibitions providing some fun on a rainy day or boring weekend. From mind-blowing science exhibitions at the Science Centre to other worlds at the ArtScience Museum…you won’t be bored. Discover the best current exhibitions to see.
26. Celebrate Disney magic live
Take a child to see Disney In Concert: A Magical Celebration which features a nostalgic set of all-time favourite disney tunes, all the way from the United States, orchestrated by 46 musicians with the movie clips playing on a big screen.
📍Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore
27. Dine with Hello Kitty and Little Twin Stars
This adorable pop-up cafe is a whimsical experience fans of the brand won’t want to miss. Located at the Stamford Brasserie, the dreamy 60-seater cafe features all your favourite characters from Hello Kitty to Lala and Kiki, alongside the perfect themed meal. This experience finishes on January 29, 2023. Read further about it here.
📍 2 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178882
Head to authentic bar Lil Tiger for a round of bottomless disco cocktails. Certainly, the perfect night out with friends. Read more about it here.
📍Lil’ Tiger, 11 Unity St, #01-07, Singapore, 237995
The first global showcase of the Doraemon Exhibition outside of Japan has opened for three months in Singapore. Learn all about it here or purchase tickets.
93 Stamford Road, Singapore
30. New World’s End
Go on a whirlwind journey through Singapore on this unique audio and art experience on various dates in December. Find out more here.
Attend one of these world-class Candlelight concerts. Each show features a different musical number under the glimmer of candlelight in a stunning setting. Check out what’s on via the Fever website.
Grab your family or friends for a sustainable breakfast in a charming rainforest at Mandai Wildlife. Enjoy stories about the animal kingdom before getting up close and personal with nature. Prices begin at $35 for children and $45 for adults.
📍80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826
A cool new and instagrammable exhibition has popped up at the ArtScience Museum. It opens a conversation about mental health through 24 installations curated by artists, scientists and designers from across the globe. From a mood boosting colourful hamster wheel to anxiety animations…it’s a must-visit before finishing on February 26.
📍10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
A gorgeous pink and instagrammable pop-up experience by beauty brand Clarins is unmissable before January 31. With innovative skincare tips, five unique stations, claw machines and prizes to be won…it’s perfect for all the girly girls.
📍The Shoppes, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
35. Pulau Ubin Tours
Experience the joys of nature in Pulau Ubin. From biking to kayaking and more…there’s plenty to do four nature lovers. Find out more here.
This iconic new outdoor destination called Central Beach Bazaar is perfect for people of all ages in Sentosa. Read all about it here.
📍60 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 098997
One of the most unique and unusual things to do in Singapore is this one-of-a-kind Vintage Camera Museum. Step inside an actual camera to enter the museum followed by exploring over 1,000 vintage cameras and much more.
📍8C Jln Kledek, Singapore 199263
Discover a range of adrenaline-pumping activities for all ages at this new interactive indoor playground on Orchard Road. From climbing 10m high to destressing in a smash lab, acting as a warrior in a challenge and much more…you won’t be bored. A perfect rainy day activity if you ask us!
📍Orchard Road, Singapore
Celebrate all things BT21 and Line Friends at its first-ever adorable and whimsical dining experience at Kumoya in Singapore. Read all about it here.
📍181 Orchard Rd, #04-08, Singapore 238896
Destress by throwing axes in a one-hour session at Axe Factor Singapore. Read more and purchase tickets here.
📍200 Turf Club Rd, #01-32A, Singapore 287994
Singapore’s first and only skimboarding park launched in 2022. For tickets and other information, read here.
42. Enjoy the best nightlife
Party the evening or night away at some electrifying places in Singapore. Think the likes of ig-worthy nightclubs like Marquee with a 3-storey slide or underground techno clubs blasting the hottest tunes…pick a nightlife experience here.
43. Spend the day at Sentosa
Sentosa is an excellent place to spend a day, no matter what age you are. See all the wonderful things to do in Sentosa here.
📍Sentosa Island, Singapore
44. The Sundowner
With rooftop workshops and plenty of events…you won’t be bored here. Find out what’s on here.
45. Enjoy the view in a rooftop garden
The CapitaSpring building is home to the highest rooftop garden, atop the 51st floor, in Singapore. Plus, it’s free to visit and offers a range of delicious and unique restaurants such as Oumi and Sol And Luna…perfect for any ocassion.
📍88 Market St, CapitaSpring 048948
46. Stay at Singapore’s first invisible hotel
We bet you’ve never stayed in a Shipping Container Hotel that looks invisible? Indeed, this cosy staycation offers a fully-furnished experience for four people from $250 per night.
SEE MORE: The Best Staycations In Singapore
47. Get lost at Future World
From the creators of the world-famous Mori Digital Art Museum in Tokyo, this gram-worthy exhibition invites you to lose yourself in an exciting universe of art, magic and science among 16 borderless digital interactive installations. Book tickets via Marina Bay Sands.
📍 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
48. Hide away from the rain in a botanical eatery
Why not relax in one of the best botanical eateries in Singapore?
📍 Various Locations
49. Set sail on the Singapore sea
Splash some extra cash on an adrenaline adventure with Royal Caribbean cruises on the shores of Singapore. Spectrum Of The Seas offers a bungy jump trampoline experience called Sky Pad with added VR technology, robots serving custom-made juices, karaoke sessions and much more.
50. Take a hike
On a good day, why not tackle one of Singapore’s best hiking trails? Find out the best ones here.
51. Hangout at Hilton’s largest hotel in Asia
Hilton opened their largest hotel in Asia Pacific at Orchard. With a range of attractions, from luxurious restaurants, a nostalgic afternoon tea experience, spas and more…it’s the perfect day out. Read all about it here.
📍333 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238867
We’ve already listed a range of hidden secret places to visit in Singapore. Be sure to bring your camera for the occasion.
📍 Various Locations
53. Explore the islands
Why not take a weekend island adventure somewhere nearby? For instance,discover the best things to do in the Bintan or Batam Islands or enjoy one of Singapore’s nearby islands for a day or two.
54. Enjoy a unique Yacht Picnic
We wrote about this surreal yacht picnic experience in Singapore. Excellent for lovers or a small group of people. Read all about it here.
📍 11 Cove Drive, Sentosa Cove, Singapore 098497
This quirky activity landed in late 2021 and you can read all about it here.
At Singapore’s largest go-kart circuit, you know you’ll be in for a treat. Get your adrenaline pumping by taking on 16 corners over a 750m track. The novice karts are for everyone to enjoy, which can speed up to 28km, but the more advanced karts are for driving licensed people only.
📍1 Turf Club Avenue, Singapore 738078
57. Go on an instagrammable adventure
Social media lovers will enjoy the most instagrammable foods in Singapore. Additionally, find the most instagrammable bars in Singapore at night, then the most instagrammable cafes in Singapore during the day, and let’s not forget about the most instagrammable places to capture picture-perfect shots.