28 Iconic Things To Do This December 2021 In Singapore

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Best Things To Do December 2021 Singapore

In a city full of excitement, where do we begin? Future events are unpredictable on account of lockdown measures, but that doesn’t mean you can’t plan to make the most of the month ahead. Graciously, we’ve tracked down 28 of the coolest attractions and fun experiences in Singapore for you to enjoy this December.

1. Sidecar Enchanted Christmas Experience

Christmas Tour Capitol CHIJMES

Go on a unique sidecar ride to an enchanted Christmas with CHIJMES and Capitol Singapore. Read all about it here.

2. Christmas Wonderland

This wonderful event returning on December 3. Tickets must be pre-booked. Read all about it here. Certainly, one of the best things to do this December in Singapore.

📍 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953

3. Ice Skating

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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

4. Minion Café

This exclusive Minion Café is unmissable this month. Read all about it here.

5. Christmas On A Great Street

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 

6. Kempinski Christmas Market

Another iconic Christmas experience hosted by Capitol Singapore. Explore Christmas vendors and indulge on festive bites, specialty food and purchase handmade Christmas gifts, to name a few things to do this December.

📍 Capitol Kempinski, 15 Stamford Road, Singapore 17890

7. Candylicious

Head to the world’s largest confectionary store to indulge on your favourite sweets and chocolates. Indeed, the perfect spot to stock up on festive delights this holiday season.

📍 26 Sentosa Gateway, 01 225-230, Singapore 098138

8. Mickey Mouse Pop-Up

Mickey Mouse Pop-up Singapore
Photo Credit: Disney

Celebrate all things Mickey Mouse at this limited time only exhibition. Read all about it here.

9. Christmas At Resorts World Sentosa

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

SEE MORE: The Best Ways To Celebrate Christmas 2021 In Singapore

10. Eatbox 2021

What better way to spend an afternoon than indulging in all your favourite foods at Tekka Place’s first-ever creative food hall. From photogenic desserts to iconic foodie approved dishes, such as waffle burgers, fusion noodles, Vietnamese sticky rice, to name a few. Indeed, you won’t be disappointed here.

📍 Tekka Place, Opp Rochor Stn, Singapore

11. Slurping Good

Based in Tekka Place’s marketplace, you can attend Singapore’s first Noodle-Themed experience playground until January 22. Featuring 13 insta-worthy installations, with interactive murals, games, slides, and lots of gigantic noodle themed ingredients…it is one of the most unique and bizarre things to do this month in Singapore. Each attendee will get a complimentary goodie bag, and you can purchase some Slurping Good merchandise, and other treats separately.

📍 Tekka Place, Opp Rochor Stn, Singapore

12. Singapore Zoo

Head to the world’s greatest rainforest zoo for some fun this December. With over 2,800 animals and a lush tropical rainforest, with an enchanting multimedia night walk…you’ll be spoilt for choice with activities. Perfect for the children’s school holidays.

📍 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826

13. Pinkmas

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.

14. Hyperrealities


Escape reality and embark on this thrilling interactive adventure to another world. This is the ArtScience Museum’s first VR programme featuring innovative artworks by famous artists. With a VR headset on, you’ll touch rainbows, climb polar ice caps and try to save an artist from doom. Indeed, this is one of the greatest things to do this December. Get your tickets via the Marina Bay Sands website.

📍 VR Gallery, 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974

15. Changi Chapel & Museum

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Photo Credit: Changi Chapel

This beautiful Chapel and Museum has been recently renovated. The chapel was built by prisoners of war in Changi during WWII. Consequently, you can expect to learn about plenty of history and culture. Excitingly, this is free to enter for Singapore citizens.

📍 1000 Upper Changi Rd N, Singapore 507707

16. KF1 Karting Circuit

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. Nevertheless, it makes a fun group activity for five.

📍 1 Turf Club Avenue, Singapore 738078

17. Water Bikes

This quirky activity landed in October and you can read all about it here.

18. Holey Moley Golf Club

Holey Moley
Photo Credit: Holey Moley

This unique bar boasts an entertaining mini golf experience where you can drink cocktails paired with scrumptious food. With plenty of insta-worthy moments in this house of fun, you won’t be bored as you navigate the course. This spot just so happens to be one of the most unforgettable date ideas to do in Singapore.

📍 3B River Valley Rd, Singapore 179024

19. Christmas Shared Platters

Why not order a delicious shared platter for your whole household to enjoy this Christmas season. It’s the perfect way to bring people together and bond with one another amid covid-19 restrictions. Check out where to find the most indulgent shared platters in Singapore here.

20. Adventure Cove

The world is your oyster at this epic waterpark that has finally reopened after a year of closure. Expect to zoom down waterslides, float along the lazy river, snorkel with thousands of colourful fish, and more. Certainly, one of the best things to do this December in Singapore.

📍 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269

21. Life In Edo: Russel Wong In Kyoto

This special exhibition is centered on Japanese culture and craftsmanship with artwork telling stories of traditional and contemporary Japan. Russel Wong’s project will showcase black and white photographs from his 13-year-long documentation of the Geiko of Kyoto, giving rare insight into unheard traditions and exploring the Geishas place in the modern world. Indeed, one of the most enlightening things to do this November.

📍 Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Pl, Singapore 179555

22. Virtual Realms

Step into a video game wonderland at this surreal experience. Read all about it here.

23. The Cinema

Grab your partner or friend and head to your nearest movie theatre to catch some of the newest blockbusters on the big screen. Since the film industry was impacted heavenly during coronavirus, we think we ought to support them while they are operating.

📍 Various Locations 

24. Future World

Marina Bay Sands
Photo Credit: Marina Bay Sands

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 borderless digital interactive installations. Through 16 installations and a world of playful possibilities, you can enjoy the key narratives of City In A Garden, Sanctuary, Park and Space. Book your tickets via Marina Bay Sands

📍 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974

25. Rooftop Dining

On a good day, treat yourself to a fabulous drink or dinner high in the sky. Check out nine of the greatest rooftop dining experiences in Singapore here. Be sure to check rules on entry and vaccinations.

26. Peranakan Houses

Explore Peranakan culture, only a 10 minute drive from the city. This beautifully preserved tourist attraction is a façade of colourful pastel pre-war shophouses and colonial bungalows. Step into the old-world on this past plantation land, and indulge in some of the charming eateries nearby. Add some colour to your Insta feed by snapping some photogenic images next to the heritage houses.

📍 Singapore, 287 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427540

27. Instagrammable Singapore

If you love photography, head on an instagrammable adventure with a friend. Try out the most instagrammable bars in Singapore at night, then the most instagrammable cafes in Singapore during the day, and let’s not forget about 13 of the most instagrammable places to capture picture-perfect shots.

28. New Years Eve

There are a variety of NYE events taking place in Singapore. Particularly, you could head down to the Marina Bay area for music, entertainment, fireworks, and more festive celebrations. Indeed, it’s the perfect place to bring in the New Year.

📍 Various Locations

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