Oh my word, can you believe it’s December? That year flew by fast. Now it’s time to say goodbye to 2023 and welcome twelve new lovely chapters for 2024 in Singapore. The Lion City comes alive this December with a range of exciting events in the lead up to Christmas and the New Year. From thrilling film festivals and creator events, to festive fairs, sky-high parties, and so much more…you won’t be bored this month. Here’s 68 of the best things to do this December 2023 in Singapore.
1. Fall into outer space
The largest indoor space-themed carnival, SPACE FEST @ Expo, kicks off from December 2 to 31. Visitors are invited to embark on a cosmic adventure with more than 20 Uncle Ring rides and games, delicious F&B stalls, INVADE retail booths, food trucks, live performances, and much more. Delightfully, the carnival is free entry!
📍Singapore EXPO Hall 6, 6 Expo Dr, Singapore
2. Have a spontaneous rave on the beach
The 20th edition of ZoukOut Singapore is happening on December 2 and 3 with headliners including No.1 global DJ Martin Garrix and electronic music champion Alesso. Asia’s longest running dance music festival and biggest dusk-to-dawn celebration takes place at Siloso Beach in Sentosa. Expect euphoric and unforgettable rave scenes that aims to take partygoers on a journey that transcends borders. Learn more.
📍Siloso Beach, Sentosa, Singapore
3. Head to Asia’s biggest media festival
The 10th edition of Singapore Media Festival runs until December 10. With an exciting lineup of events…film lovers, content creators, and pop culture fans will be spoilt for choice. The festival brings together more than 50,000 industry leaders, media professionals, talent, and more individuals from 60 countries globally. Visitors can check out more than 100 films at the 34th Singapore International Film Festival until December 10, Asia TV Forum and Market (Dec 5-8), and Nas Summit Asia (Dec 7-8) with notable Nas Daily. Many of these key events will feature meet-and-greets, celebrity talent sharing insight and knowledge, from Nuseir Yassin to companies like Meta and YouTube, and more. Get tickets.
📍 Various Locations
4. Be merry at Christmas Wonderland
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 from December 1. There are three fun zones including SuperTree Grove, Frosty’s Fairground at The Meadow, and Gingerbread Grove boasting beautiful light displays, a new 20-metre-long pirate ship, a sugar-themed space, and much more. Get the full details.
📍 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Continue reading to see our top picks for Christmas 2023 events in Singapore
5. Geek out at Comic Con
Singapore Comic Con and Creator Con is happening on December 9 and 10 as part of Singapore Media Festival. Visitors can enjoy a world of Southeast Asia’s biggest celebration of the best of Western and Asian pop culture. From comics, to gaming content, the best of toys, and other refreshing activities like cosplay competitions and fan-based zones…visitors will be in their element. Be sure to go in costume dressed like your favourite character.
📍 Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore
6. See Yip Yew Chong’s longest artwork
The longest art mural by famous artist – Yip Yew Chong – has popped up in Singapore. Fairmont Singapore collaborated with the Singaporean artist to bring an exhibition showcasing his latest masterpiece which is the longest painting in his career. I Paint My Singapore consists of a 60-metre long acrylic artwork, showcasing 27 scenes spread across panels about Singapore’s past, each measuring 2.2 metres in height and 1.1 metres in width. Delightfully, it’s free-to-enter and runs until January 1, 2024. Learn more.
📍 Level 4, Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore
7. Watch heartwarming movies in the wild
Mandai Wildlife Reserve, Cinewav and Gai Gai have teamed up to bring you Dating in the wild at Mandai Wildlife. The experience offers a wholesome movie night next to animals in River Wonders. Relax in Cinewav’s cosy pop-up seats and watch the likes of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle on December 9 or The Greatest Showman on December 16. The movies begin at 7.30pm. Get tickets on Klook.
📍80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826
Need a way to entertain children over the school holidays? Well, they can enter a world of chaos at a popular lab-themed playground for children at the airport. Chaos Lab features slime, a ball pit, neon graffiti, meet with mad scientists, and more activities, among the chaos. After huge success in Australia, the playground opens at the new T2 in Changi Airport. Tickets are on sale here.
📍Terminal 2, Changi Airport, Singapore
9. Go wild at the world’s first NFT inflatable park
Prime Planet Inflatable Park kicks off on December 8 to January 1. Presented by X Agency and Trip.com, the world’s first NFT inflatable park invites visitors to play on a massive inflatable playground, featuring 15 huge bouncy castles, 150,000 balls, and an NFTverse at the outdoor carpark beside Leisure Park Kallang. Definitely, it’s a fantastic place for children and adults this December.
📍 Leisure Park Kallang, 5 Stadium Walk, Singapore
10. Hear songs and stories from talented siblings Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason
There are few families more talented than the UK’s Kanneh-Masons. Six of the seven siblings made the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent in 2015, Sheku became the first Black instrumentalist to win the BBC’s Young Musician of the Year and played at the wedding of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle, and Isata has performed alongside Sir Elton John.
Wonderfully, the brother and sister duo have had a remarkable career in music, and neither of them are yet 30 – and now the pair will play in Victoria Concert Hall on December 13. Join them on their journey through the world of music at a special event for an unforgettable night of songs and stories. When they’re not featured players in some of the world’s best orchestras, both siblings tour the world spreading their love for classical music and inspiring young black artists to pursue their dreams in the industry. The stop in Singapore is an incredible chance for you to see two of the leading young lights of the classic music world in person, and hear them play live. Get tickets on Fever.
📍Victoria Concert Hall, Singapore
11. Enjoy Jewel’s first Super Mario experience
Jewel Changi Airport is celebrating the festive season with a first-of-its-kind Super Mario event. Delightfully, Pipe Around the World at Jewel offers a Super Mario adventure with photo ops, meet-and-greets, and limited edition shopping, until January 1, 2024. Shiseido Forest Valley boasts a range of Super Mario attractions concepted in collaboration with Nintendo. There are 56 pipes throughout Jewel, eight photo displays featuring the likes of Yoshi and Princess Peach, and much more happening. Get the full details.
📍Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore
12. Take your pets to a festive carnival
On December 2 and 3, Eastpoint Mall will play host to a festive carnival for dog lovers, cat enthusiasts, and even pony admirers. The pet-friendly festival will feature dozens of shopping booths, adoption pop-ups, RDA pony interactions, a pet-friendly Christmas Tree Cookie Workshop, festive treats for dogs and cats, and much more. Your fur babies will have a paw-tastic time! Wonderfully, Pawradise Pets Carnival is free entry!
📍Eastpoint Mall, 3 Simei Street 6, Singapore 528833
13. Watch a FREE movie under the stars
Nightflix Somerset is a new outdoor movie series kicked off in November. Attendees can watch movies for free, under the stars, at Somerset Youth Park every first Saturday of each month so December 2. The films will play from 7.30pm to around 9.15pm. There will be free ice cream during the movies to add to the excitement. Learn more.
📍121 Somerset Road, Somerset Youth Park, Singapore
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14. Zoom down ice slides at Ice Magic
Curated by Apollo Entertainment Media and Trident Consultancy, Ice Magic: Winter Wonderland is Singapore’s largest indoor winter pop-up experience at Bayfront Event Space from December 9 to January 21, 2024. The touring winter playground promises to be even more enchanting than last year. From snowy activities, to ice slides, interactive snow games, and more….it will bring the ultimate festive cheer. Learn more about Ice Magic.
Bayfront Event Space, 12A Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018970
15. Frolic under magical snowfall at Tanglin Mall
Experience real snow at one of the most popular places to see snow in Singapore. Tanglin Mall is known for their festive snowfall sessions since the late 1990s – and 2023 is no different. Wonderfully, children and adults can frolic under avalanches and blizzards of snow at 7.30pm to 8pm every evening until January 1. Certainly, one of the best things to do this December in Singapore.
📍163 Tanglin Rd, Singapore 247933
16. Jam at Sentosa’s first Christmas festival
Sentosa Island is hosting its first island wide Christmas festival this season. On December 2, 9, 16, and 20 to 25, visitors can expect dozens of free festive events, outdoor performances, thrilling family-friendly activities, outdoor cinemas, and much more. Plus, there will be a Countdown Party to ring in 2024 on December 31. Additionally, there’ll be Jazz By The Cove from December 8 to 17 for Jazz lovers.
📍Sentosa Island, Singapore
17. Be mesmerised by Christmas light displays
From beautiful Disney-themed displays to old favourites, winter playhouses, and enchanting light-ups such as Christmas On A Great Street…the city has really gone all out this year with Christmas decorations. So, we’ve made a large list of the most unmissable Christmas lights displays in Singapore. Plus, there’s a couple of festive pop-ups on the list for some extra Christmas cheer. Get the list.
18. Wander a Viking-inspired wintery wonderland
Poinsettia Wishes – A Nordic Christmas Adventure returns to Flower Dome at Gardens By The Bay as a symbol of Christmas until January 1. Be inspired by more than 20 varieties of poinsettias, as well as Vikings in the form of cuddly Nordic elves, adorable miniature warriors, displays like a dreamy fishing village and enchanting Christmas trees, and much more. Get tickets on Gardens By The Bay.
📍Flower Dome, Gardens By The Bay, Singapore
19. Be enchanted by a Candlelight holiday concert
Singapore’s finest venues are lit by candlelight every month. And, the holiday season is the perfect excuse to go to one. For instance, last year Victoria Theatre was light up by flickering lights and a selection of Christmas favourites were played by performers. For 2023, expect Home Alone beats, The Nutcracker, and other candlelight tributes. Keep an eye on the Fever page for shows. Otherwise, here’s what we know is already on the calendar:
📍 Various Locations
20. Go the first Mr. Bucket’s Christmas Village
Until December 31, Mr. Bucket’s Chocolaterie Christmas Village is the perfect place to feel like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – in honour of the new Wonka movie in cinemas starring Timothée Chalamet as young chocolatier Willy Wonka. The festive pop-up offers activities like a Festive Creation Station where you can make chocolate Christmas trees, eat limited-edition bakery goodies, and much more. Learn more.
📍13 Dempsey Rd, #01-03/04, Singapore 249674
21. Be joyful at a candy-themed wonderland
Step into a realm of candy to celebrate Christmas from now until January 1 at Changi Festive Village. Visitors can explore a whimsical world of candy through a variety of interactive zones including Candy Wonderland, a Candy Carnival, an all-new Candy Snow House that will transport you to Lapland to make sweet memories this season. Plus, some candyland attractions will be extended until March 31, 2024. Learn more.
📍 78 Airport Blvd, Singapore 819666
22. Shop around the best Christmas markets
Eat festive treats and fill your bags with loads of goodies at the best Christmas markets in Singapore. These markets are perfect for some early gifts or last minute gems, hampers, authentic decorations, and more. Discover the best Christmas markets in Singapore.
23. Get excited at Marina Bay Countdown 2024
Find the best New Year’s Eve experience to welcome the new year in Singapore on December 31. There’ll be countdown parties in a number of venues across Singapore. For instance, Sand Bar’s annual New Year’s Eve Countdown Beach Party is back for $25 unique beach party live music, fire dancers, and more. Meanwhile, Nizalina is hosting a one-night only Masquerade Ball, The Enchanted Ball of Eden, from 9.30pm to 3am at Level 4 of Pullman Singapore Orchard.
Particularly, one of the most popular to ring in the new year of 2024 is the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown. Find the best things to do on NYE 2023 in Singapore.
📍 Various Locations
24. Spread festive cheer at Resorts World Sentosa
Resorts World Sentosa is the perfect place to take children this season. For 2023, Superstar Christmas offers music concerts featuring K-pop and DJs like Hello Kitty, enchanting light displays like a 10m tall Christmas Tree of Wonders, art installations, snowfall, delicious dining offers, and more from December 1. Additionally, there’ll be a first-ever 555 Thai Music Festival, as well as a wild and wet raves at Adventure Cove Waterpark from December 16 to December 31.
Plus, Universal Studios Singapore is returning with A Universal Christmas alongside all the festive fun at Resorts World Sentosa. From December 2 to January 1, expect iconic live shows, snowfall sessions, thrilling rides, games, and other park activities. Get tickets.
📍 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
25. Get lost in a dystopian maze
Until December 2, you can swing by the Science Centre Singapore’s UNTAME onsite experience from 10am to 5pm. It features an immersive trippy maze, ig-worthy displays, hidden clues, and a freaky escape room-style zone where, for example, guests are transported into a world of food extinction in 2123. Definitely, it’s one of the best things to do this December in Singapore. Tickets begin at $12.90.
📍Marquee, Science Centre Singapore
Enjoy a unique neon-lit painting workshop at this iconic event this December. Lean into your creative side at Paint In The Dark at The Common Good. Let the glowing colours inspire you, no matter what level of painting you have. Each attendee will be treated to the perfect social activity, alongside relaxing music, and receive a free complimentary drink. Learn more or get tickets here.
📍 The Common Good, 169 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore
27. Try a cinematic film-inspired dining experience
Nom Nom Cinema is a new cinema event where visitors can indulge on delicious meals inspired by the movie you’re actually watching on the big screen. The one-of-a-kind experience is a collaboration with Andsoforth on selected dates at Haus217 until December 29. The Grand Budapest Hotel is paired with a menu that refines the movie itself for the month of December. Learn more or find tickets starting at $118.
📍Haus217, 217 Lavender Street, Singapore
28. Marvel at the richness of Southeast Asia and Latin America
Learn about the rich heritage of Southeast Asia and Latin America at a new exhibition in National Gallery Singapore. Tropical: Stories from Southeast Asia and Latin America compromises more than 200 paintings, sculptures, immersive displays, prints, and more artifacts spanning the 20th century. It’s on until March 24, 2024. Get tickets on National Gallery.
📍National Gallery, Singapore
29. Glide at Singapore’s first retro roller skating festival
The first Retro Roller Skating Festival in Singapore is on until January 1. RollerMania 3.0 sees the Plaza Singapura Carpark transformed into a neon-lit disco and carnival, for people of all ages to enjoy. The epic dance party is presented by Trip.com with The X Agency. The one-of-a-kind roller skating experience features a funky throwback setting with disco lights, retro vibes, interactive displays for the best photo opportunities, carnival games, and LED-lit wheels on skates. Learn more.
📍 Plaza Singapura Carpark, Level 7, Singapore
30. Hangout at the Nintendo Pop-Up Store
A Nintendo Pop-Up store is opened at Jewel until January 1. It’s the first time a store of its kind has popped up in Southeast Asia. It will feature interactive displays and exclusive merchandise from games like Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Animal Crossing, and more. Definitely, one of the best things to do this December for video game lovers in Singapore.
📍Level 04-220/221, Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore
31. Party at Tipsy Unicorn Beach Club
Sentosa’s hottest new beach club – Tipsy Unicorn – will host a set of unforgettable events this month. There’ll be world-class DJs, the first-ever alcohol buffet Waterfall Liquid Buffeton December 2 and 3 featuring free-flow house pours for three hours, alongside Christmas parties on selected nights with global guest DJs spinning groovy tunes, a New Year’s Eve party, and so much more. Learn more about Tipsy Unicorn Beach Club in Sentosa.
📍36 Siloso Bch Walk, #01-01, Singapore 099007
32. Score free cookies at the Magic of Hope Café
From December 7 to 17, the first-ever Magic of Hope pop-up café along Orchard Road is offering limited edition Geneco Tote Bags, Yellow Ribbon Bakery festive cookies for free on December 9, 10, 16 and 17, with special appearances by TikTok influencers, and much more. The café is located right outside ION Orchard.
📍 Outside ION Orchard, Orchard Road, Singapore
33. Discover the secrets of wildlife
Mandai Wildlife Group is offering unique new experiences to end the year at River Wonders and Night Safari. Secret Wild-erland is a day-to-night journey across multizone zones until March 17. Expect dazzling digital displays, educational experiences, spot animals hidden at Night Safari while you can step into a Big Book and the signature Tipi Tent transforms into a Mystical Bar with Air New Zealand until December 31. It features unique dining under projects of NZ Southern Lights, cocktails and other festive treats. Plus, guests stand a chance to win a return trip to New Zealand. Get the details.
📍80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826
34. Boogie at a festive silent disco in the sky
On December 16, , Pelago’s Silent Disco returns atop SkyPark in Marina Bay Sands for the Christmas Moon party. Pop on your headsets, complete with LED lights, and get ready to dance to three different styles of music. From electronic tunes to rock, and more…it’s the perfect nightlife experience in the sky. Tickets cost $45.
📍 Level 57, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
We have to wait for this one to open in Sentosa on February 3, 2024. However, tickets are on sale now and they are selling FAST. Singaporeans are invited to embark on the Forbidden Forest Experience outdoor walk and explore the Wizarding World like never before. The world-famous experience features magical creatures from the Harry Potter™ and Fantastic Beasts™ films, and more to make you feel like you’re wandering around near Hogwarts. Learn more.
📍 Sentosa Coastal Walk, Singapore
36. Snap photos with Disney characters
Asia’s largest POP MART holiday event featuring Disney-themed installations is happening at CapitaLand Malls for the festive season. Wander around 16 CapitaLand Malls to see large-than-life toys like Pinocchio at Funan, Belle and the Beast at Westgate, a 360 multi-sensory enchanted train at Raffles City, projection light shows and much more. If you strike a pose and share it to Instagram, you could win a prize!
37. Say goodbye to Giant Panda Le Le
On December 13, famous two-year-old Giant Panda Cub Le Le will make his final public appearance in the Pavilion Capitol Giant Panda Forest at River Wonders before being sent to China in January 2024. Mandai Wildlife Group will say farewell to Le Le with a number of photo displays, exhibits, a mailbox for fan mail, and more fun for visitors.
📍80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826
38. Journey the world of art with a tiger
Singapore Art Museum is hosting an epic solo exhibition by critically acclaimed Singaporean artist Ho Tzu Nyen. The exhibition, Ho Tzu Nyen: Time & the Tiger, features eight major installations that have travelled across the world including a new commissioned titled T for Time of Ho’s work over the past two decades. It’s on at Tanjong Pagar Distripark until March 3, 2024.
📍9 Keppel Rd, #01-02, Singapore 089065
39. Fall into Disney movies at a new immersive experience
Why not check out this magical Disney exhibition at The Sands Theatre inside Marina Bay Sands? The venue will be transformed into a captivating world of Disney magic, where visitors embark on a magical once-in-a-lifetime journey through Disney’s best animated movies. Presented by Base Entertainment Asia in partnership with Disney Animation Studios, visitors can become part of the story and discover a whole new world of Disney animation unlike anything you have ever imagined until December 31. Learn more.
📍The Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
40. Get educated at a new exhibition
There are a number of new exhibitions in town. For instance, Mars: The Red Mirror opened last weekend at the ArtScience Museum and features more than 12,000 years of history, science and research of the planet. It’s on until April 2024. While New Eden: Science Fiction Mythologies Transformed is a new art exhibition at Art Science Museum opened in October. It aims to transport visitors to extraordinary new worlds, uncovering new perspectives on the genre of science fiction, alternative realms, and more – inspired by Asia’s rich history and culture. It will be on until March.
📍 ArtScience Museum, Singapore
41. Be entertained by live music in the coolest club
Step into swanky live music lounge, Cool Cats, which will host a number of epic acts this December. Music lovers will be treated to humbling sounds of jazz over the weekend. Definitely, one of the best things to do this weekend. Get tickets for the weekend here.
📍Cool Cats at NCO Club, 32 Beach Rd, Singapore 189764
42. Practice winter sports at Trifecta
Make your winter Christmas dreams come through with the thrill of mountains, waves, and skating – all under one roof – at a new attraction on Orchard Road. Trifecta Singapore is an iconic multitask sports centre by adventure sports company, The Ride Side. Located next to Somerset Skate Park, Trifecta houses three action sports arenas offering unique sports experiences. Learn more.
📍Orchard Road, Singapore
43. Try to win a mystery trip from Changi Airport
The Changi Airport Shall We Just Go? campaign runs for 12 weeks and it features six mystery destinations within a four-hour direct flight radius of Singapore. Until December 19, a secret destination will be revealed each week. Participants pay $1 to enter and the prize package includes a pair of return economy class tickets and $500 of Trip.com vouchers for accommodation. The getaways are four days and three nights for two people. Learn more about the competition.
44. Be captivated by LKY: The Experience
An iconic new immersive experience, dedicated to our founding father, Lee Kuan Yew. It features more than 20 interactive rooms across three zones, inviting you to discover the man behind the name, and 100 years of legacy. It depicts his story from childhood to adulthood through rainbow slides, novel retelling, cool installations, activities, and so much more until December 31. Learn more about the experience.
📍11 Prinsep Link, Singapore 187949
Other things to do this December in Singapore:
45. Say hello to nocturnal creatures
Night Safari is the world’s first nocturnal zoo located in Mandai. It’s one of the best attractions in Singapore because visitors can hop on a buggy or walking tour, with guided experts, to get up close and personal with wild animals – who only come out at night. Book via the Fever website. Plus, it’s one of the best things to do at night in Singapore.
📍80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826
46. Visit National Library Board’s first character-themed library
Until March 2024, there is a Garfield x Mr Kiasu pop-up library at The Centrepoint. It’s the first character-themed pop-up library by the National Library Board (NBL). Visitors can wander a nostalgic comic book HBD home-inspired space, read books in a quirky setting, admire wall murals and illustrations, and much more. Entry is free and the library is opened from 10am to 10pm daily.
📍Level 1, The Centrepoint, Singapore
47. 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.
48. Wander around Chinatown
Chinatown in Singapore was crowned one of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world this year. From beautiful street art, to ig-worthy spots, various temples, a buzzing nightlife, hawker centres, and other hidden gems…it’s the perfect place to explore. Find out the coolest things to do in Chinatown.
49. Dance inside Singapore’s first AI-powered futuristic nightclub
ARK 11 is a revolutionary new nightclub that opened in September at Orchard Central. The quirky space-themed nightclub, using AI and immersive technology, to offer clubgoers the ultimate party experience. Feel like you’ve stepped into a sci-fi movie once you’ve pushed the big button which unveils a space tunnel that leads to a dance club in a vessel. From trippy holographic designs to AI-powered bartenders serving drinks…you can’t miss it. Learn more about ARK 11.
📍Orchard Central Level 11, 181 Orchard Rd, #11 – 01 / 02, Singapore 238896
50. Enjoy Sentosa’s new attractions
Sentosa Island offers many new attractions to keep people of all ages entertained. Delightfully, they recently launched a new entertainment facility, featuring eight immersive activities, including Asia’s first gamified electric go-karts spread across three levels, a mini golf course, and two exotic beach clubs. Learn more about The Palawan @ Sentosa.
📍54 Palawan Beach Walk, Singapore 098233
51. Smash some stuff
Are you stressed? Need to release your anger? we’ve got the perfect 30-minute activity to do this weekend. The Fragment Room offers rage therapy where guests can smash everything in sight, from glasses to vases, plates, and more – in a space created for breakables at Singapore’s first rage room. Get tickets on Fever. .Additionally, it’s one of the best team bonding ideas if you’re looking for something to do with your office!
📍490 MacPherson Rd, Singapore, 368198
52. Travel back to the 60s
Go on a whirlwind journey through Singapore on this unique audio and art experience on various dates in December. In the game, be transported back in time to the 1960s in Jalan Besar, with the help from Rosa and Kiran. Sessions begin at 5.30pm. Get tickets here. Find out more.
53. Venture across the causeway
Johor Bahru is an idyllic place to explore just 40 minutes drive from Singapore. The Malaysian city has a thriving food scene, wonderful selection of attractions like sky-high views at Skyscape, and diverse cultural experiences to keep you entertained for the full day. Read our guide about the best things to do in JB. otherwise, find the best cafes to hop around while there.
📍 Johor Bahru, Malaysia
54. Zoom down Singapore’s longest indoor waterslide
Aqua Adventure is an exciting new 3-storey indoor amusement park featuring a range of water play zones, as well as a mix of dry interactive activities. It’s Singapore’s first integrated all-weather water adventure centre located at Bedok Reservoir. It offers a thrilling mix of wet and dry activities. Particularly, it is home to Singapore’s longest indoor waterslide, spanning 114m, called Double Trouble Aqua Tube. Additionally, there’s an 85m long indoor Blackhole Aqua Slide, involving a 12 to 15 second plunge to the bottom for riders. Learn more about Aqua Adventure.
📍 HomeTeamNS Bedok Reservoir, 900 Bedok North Rd, Singapore
55. Dine in a unique restaurant
From dining in a plane to discovering the underwater world, Singapore is filled with an array of peculiar, extraordinary gastronomical experiences to take advantage of. Delightfully, we’ve already made a list of the most unique eateries (cafes and restaurants) for a whimsical food affair in Singapore.
56. Go on a camping trip
Camping under the stars in Singapore is an exciting and affordable thing to do for people of all ages. From beautiful beaches to nature-filled parks offering hiking trails, a myriad of outdoor activities, and even barbecue pits to cook up the storm and host a picnic…we’ve listed the best camping experiences in Singapore. Definitely, one of the best things to do this December when it’s dry in Singapore.
57. Go for a rooftop drink
Indulge in your guiltiest pleasures, high in the sky, against the backdrop of the stunning Singapore skyline this weekend. Why not sip a cocktail at one of the best rooftop bars in Singapore, otherwise enjoy a delicious meal at nightfall at a sensational rooftop dining restaurant. The choice is yours!
📍 Various Locations
58. Hide away in a secret bar
Looking for a cool place to slow down, hide away from the rain and celebrate life? Well, there’s dozens of secret bars in Singapore offering a one-of-a-kind hospitality experience. From creative new speakeasies like Synthesis, quirky bars concealed behind vending machines, and secret doorways to other worlds…you’ll be spoilt for options. Find the perfect secret bar to relax at this weekend.
📍 Various Locations
59. Hike through a nature park
60. 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. Wonderfully, it just received an upgrade. Get tickets on Fever.
📍 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
61. Recharge at an infinity pool or hotel
Why not use a dry day to book a relaxation session high in the sky? There are many infinity pools across the city, boasting marvellous views to the sea and beyond. Find a pool experience. Otherwise, why not staycation at one of the best hotels in Singapore for a change?
📍 Various Locations
62. Indulge at a hawker centre
Singapore is full of bustling hawker centres and food courts, where locals and tourists alike can feast on both local and international culinary delights at a cheap price – all for less than $5 or $10. From satay and laksa, to fried kway teow…we’ve listed our favourite hawker centres for you to enjoy the best food. Definitely, the best place to find cheap eats this December too!
📍 Various Locations
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
We’ve already listed a range of hidden secret places to visit in Singapore. Be sure to bring your camera for uncovering secret places around the city!
📍 Various Locations
65. Learn a new skill at a workshop
One of the best things to do when it’s raining is signing up for a creative workshop. For example, Spin Art is a popular therapeutic activity by Spin Paint House, which involves expressing yourself through art using custom-built tables, designed to spin canvases at high speeds. Read further about Spin Art.
66. Treat yourself to a luxury cruise
On selected dates in December, Royal Albatross Luxury Tall Ship is offering 2-hour breakfast cruises or 3-hour sunset dinner cruises. Climb abroad the epic ship, and be treated to the life of luxury, whether it be a scrumptious breakfast buffet, with unlimited coffee, or a delectable 4-course dinner, against the backdrop of Sentosa beaches, and the Singapore skyline. Definitely, a dreamy date idea if you ask us! Get tickets here.
📍Royal Albatross Luxury Tall Ship, 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269
67. Challenge a friend in a board game café
Use a rainy day for the ultimate games evening at Settlers Café – a new 24/7 board games café opened in a new location. Enjoy delicious meals and a range of games for between one to 30 players. Superb for all your nigh owls or insomniacs. Read further about the new Settlers here.
📍Serangoon Rd, 562, Singapore 218178
68. Try some escape rooms
Team up with a friend or be their enemy, and select between a variety of fun or terrifying games at a number of escape rooms across Singapore. Our favourites include Trapped, which features more than 70 of the latest escape room props, across seven exciting rooms, 28 hidden chambers, and actors to enhance the experience. The plot is that you’re kidnapped and must try to break out the room by solving mysterious, deciphering clues, crawling through tunnels, and more. Get tickets on Fever. In fact, it’s one of the best things to do year round in Singapore.
📍 Various Locations