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From Singapore’s biggest carnival to Christmas plays, kids camps and workshops, the December holidays are packed with lots of enriching and exciting fun for the whole family! Check out our list of events and activities for memorable family time.

Endless Wonder Christmas on a Great Street

Endless Wonder Christmas on a Great Street
Organised by the Orchard Road Business Association (ORBA), celebrate Christmas with the scenic light-up of Orchard Road's Endless Wonder Christmas on a Great Street. Head over to European-inspired Christmas Village at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza from Sat, 25 Nov - Mon, 25 Dec,to enjoy a ride on the Great Carousel, feast on tasty treats and Yuletide delights, and shop for handmade crafts and unique gifts!

Date: 

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 - Mon, 1 Jan 2018

Venue: 

Orchard Road

Price:

Free admission

Website: 

Endless Wonder Christmas on a Great Street

 

Anime X Stamps At Singapore Philatelic Museum: Making A Stamp On Pop Culture

Anime X Stamps At Singapore Philatelic Museum
Learn about the history of the Japanese cultural phenomenon at this philatelic exhibition that features anime artwork from classics such as Astro Boy and Gundam on more than 700 stamps showcased.

Date: 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 – Sun, 15 April 2018 2018

Time: 

10am - 7pm

Venue: 

Singapore Philatelic Museum

Price:

Adults: $8, Child: $6
Free admission for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents

Website: 

Anime X Stamps At Singapore Philatelic Museum

 

KidZ & Health

KidZania KidZ & Health
Bring your children down to KidZania during the school holidays to learn a tip or two on living a healthy lifestyle. Among the things kids will learn include personal hygiene, healthy dining, shopping healthily, and more. Suitable for kids age 4 and up, parents and kids will also get a free spinal scan.

Date: 

Fri, 17 Nov – Sun, 10 Dec 2017

Time: 

10am - 6pm

Venue: 

KidZania Singapore
Palawan Kidz City Sentosa

Price:

Various pricing

Website: 

KidZ & Health

 

Night Safari Twilight Encounters

Night Safari Twilight Encounters
Experience the Night Safari like you’ve never seen it before during the Night Safari Twilight Encounters. The park is decked out with glow-in-the-dark walking trails and geometric animal light sculptures, and young ones will enjoy activities such as neon face-painting and taking pictures at a special UV light photo booth! Do note that activities are only available on Fridays and Saturdays and are free with regular paid admission to the park.

Date: 

Fri, 17 Nov - Sun, 31 Dec 2017
(Fri and Sat only)

Time: 

7pm - 12am

Venue: 

Night Safari

Price:

Admission charges apply

Website: 

Night Safari Twilight Encounters

 

Land of Giants

Land of Giants
Let your curious kids explore the world of invertebrates at the Singapore Zoo and River Safari this school holidays. Themed land of Giants, young ones will marvel at the life-sized creatures scattered around the parks. Storytelling performances, feeding sessions, and other activities included.

Date: 

Sat, 18 Nov - Sun, 31 Dec 2017
(Activities are on weekends and 25 Dec only, unless otherwise stated)

Time: 

Singapore Zoo: 8.30am - 6pm
(Last ticket sale at 5.30pm)
River Safari: 10am - 7pm
(Last ticket sale at 6.30pm)

Venue: 

Singapore Zoo and River Safari

Price:

Admission charges apply

Website: 

Land of Giants

 

Blue-Zillion Carnival at Jurong Bird Park

Blue-Zillion Carnival at Jurong Bird Park
Jurong Bird Park has lined up a host of activities that will keep your young ones entertained this December. Among the activities are a Blue-Zilian Game Trail, screening of the animated movie Rio, face painting for kids and a chance to learn to care of parrots in the I'm a Blue Macaw Keeper! workshop.

Date: 

Sat, 25 Nov - Sun, 31 Dec 2017
(Weekends & 25 Dec only, unless otherwise stated)

Time: 

8.30am to 6pm
(Last ticket sale at 5.30pm)

Venue: 

Jurong Bird Park

Price:

Admission charges apply

Website: 

Blue-Zillion Carnival at Jurong Bird Park

 

ACT 3 International Drama Academy Nov/Dec Workshops

ACT 3 International Drama Academy Nov/Dec Workshops
Fuel your child’s interest in the Arts with Act 3 Drama Academy November/December Holiday Workshops. Themed Arabian Nights, the different workshops will teach children of different age groups skills such as movement, voice, role-playing, miming and improvisation.

Date: 

Mon, 20 Nov - Sat, 16 Dec 2017

Time: 

Various timings

Venue: 

ACT 3 Drama Academy, 126 Cairnhill Road, ONE-TWO-SIX Cairnhill Centre

Price:

Various pricing

Website: 

ACT 3 International Drama Academy November/December Workshops

 

Poinsettia Wishes Floral Display at Gardens by the Bay

Poinsettia Wishes
There’s something magical about Christmas at Gardens by the Bay! This year, meet Santa Claus who will be travelling all the way from Finland with his elves to celebrate the holidays with us. Soak up the festive cheer with captivating programmes like storytelling, pantomime, music and dance. And what’s Christmas at Gardens by the Bay without a visit to the seasonal floral display in Flower Dome? Let “Poinsettia Wishes” whisk you off to the Nordics with a wintry landscape of flowers and conifer trees that take on an enchanting glow at night.

Date: 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 - Mon, 8 Jan 2018

Time: 

9am - 9pm

Venue: 

Gardens by the Bay Flower Dome

Price:

Programmes at Canopy are free. Charges to Conservatories apply

Website: 

Poinsettia Wishes Floral Display

 

Treasures of the Natural World

Treasures of the Natural World
More than 200 prized exhibits from the iconic Natural History Museum of London are on show in Southeast Asia for the first time. Explore the scientific specimens, works of art, including items from the collection of scientists Charles Darwin and Alfred Russell Wallace.

Date: 

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 – Sun, 29 April 2018

Time: 

10am - 7pm
Last admission at 6pm

Venue: 

ArtScience Museum

Price:

Various Pricing

Website: 

Treasures of the Natural World

 

Christmas Wonderland 2017

Christmas Wonderland
Get ready for a spectacular treat as the fourth edition of Christmas Wonderland, Singapore’s biggest annual yuletide fair, returns with bigger, better, and more magical experiences. Visitors can skate under the stars, be wowed by the Asian debut of the highly acclaimed Circus Abyssinia from Ethiopia, savour a tantalising festive spread by award-winning restaurants and be awed by Southeast Asia’s tallest Italian luminarie light sculpture.

Date: 

Fri, 1 Dec – Tue, 26 Dec 2017

Time: 

4pm - 11pm

Venue: 

Gardens by the Bay Supertree Grove and The Meadow

Price:

Admission starts at $4. Check website for details.

Website: 

Christmas Wonderland 2017

 

Eco Christmas Fiesta Weekends

Eco Christmas Fiesta
First of its kind in the idyllic East, have a snowy good time with your family in a socially conscious and eco-friendly way with loads of family bonding activities at the Civil Service Club Changi that overlooks the sea. Highlights include snowfall experience, eco workshops such as edible terrarium making and children carival rides and games.

Date: 

Fri - Sun , 1-3 Dec and 8-10 Dec 2017

Time: 

Fri: 4pm- 9pm
Sat & Sun: 11am - 9pm

Venue: 

Civil Service Club Changi

Price:

Free admission

Website: 

Eco Christmas Fiesta Weekends

 

Sports Hub Community Play Day

Sports Hub Community Play Day
The Sports Hub Community Play Day is a full day of play, where everyone in the community is invited and encouraged to discover, rediscover and participate in sports and sporting activities with a view to adopting an active lifestyle. This year-end edition of the quarterly free admission event embraces the ‘Season of Giving’ theme and encourages 3-generations bonding through sports and fun activities. Participate in the one-of-a-kind 3-generations massage workout with your loved ones, kick off your Christmas shopping at the festive market, capture wonderful moments at our photo booth and more! Don’t forget to look out for our jolly helpers and donate as you wish.

Date: 

Sat, 2 Dec 2017

Time: 

9am - 7pm

Venue: 

Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Square

Price:

Free admission

Website: 

Sports Hub Community Play Day

 

Ground-Up Intiative Dec 2017 Programmes

Ground-Up Intiative Dec 2017 Programmes
From basic woodwork to farming, families will be able to experience the back-to-basics kampung lifestyle and getting their hands dirty. Take the time to slow down, disconnect with technology, to interact with nature and most importantly, your family, in the beautiful Kampung Kampus. Check out the various family programmes available.

Date: 

Month of Dec 2017

Time: 

Various timings

Venue: 

Kampung Kampus @ Ground-Up Initiative

Price:

Various pricing, registration required

Website: 

Ground-Up Intiative Dec 2017 Programmes

 

The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival 2017

The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival 2017
Singapore’s largest carnival is coming to town with more than 40 family-friendly rides and games! Look forward to yummy carnival eats such as burgers, chendol soft serve and more!

Date: 

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 – Sun, 1 April 2018

Time: 

4pm - 11pm

Venue: 

The Promontory @ Marina Bay

Price:

Entry to the carnival is free
Rides and games are experienced through tokens purchased through the carnival's RFID Cards

Website: 

The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival 2017

 

Beauty and the Beast Dance Workshop

Beauty and the Beast Dance Workshop
Recommended for children 3 to 7 years old, this dance workshop is themed after the classic Disney fairytale, Beauty and the Beast.

Date: 

Tue, 5 Dec and Thu, 14 Dec 2017

Time: 

2pm - 3pm

Venue: 

Wings to Wings Dance Development Centre
OUE Downtown Gallery, 6 Shenton Way #03-06/07

Price:

$28

Website: 

Beauty and the Beast Dance Workshop

 

Santa's Little Helper

Santa's Little Helper
A delightful Christmas show about a little 7 year old boy, Albert Tuttle, who is far too old to believe in Santa. Expect lots of laugh and sing-along songs with music, puppetry and storytelling. Great for the little ones!

Date: 

Fri, 8 Dec - Sun, 10 Dec 2017

Time: 

Various timings

Venue: 

SOTA Drama Theatre

Price:

Standard: $60, $50, $40 (excludes booking fee)

Website: 

Santa's Little Helper

 

Santa Runs for Wishes

Santa Runs for Wishes
Run for a good cause in the fourth edition of Santa Run for Wishes. Choose between a 2km trail and 5km. Each participant will receive a Santa Run race pack and a finisher’s medal. All proceeds will go to Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Date: 

Sat, 9 Dec 2017

Time: 

7.30am - 11am

Venue: 

The Promontory @ Marina Bay

Price:

From $42

Website: 

Santa Runs for Wishes

 

Snow Worries

Snow Worries
Follow the adventures of young Mickey in this pantomime as he tries desperately to get his family in time of Christmas. Together with his friends Trevor the Snowman, Captain Fantabulous and garden gnome Lord Pilliwocket, Mickey tries to overthrow villain Ebeneeza’s plan to ruin Christmas.

Date: 

Sat, 9 Dec and Sun, 10 Dec 2017

Time: 

Sat: 5pm
Sun: 12pm

Venue: 

Sands Theatre
Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

Price:

S$75, $60, $50, $40 (Excludes Booking Fee)

Website: 

Snow Worries

 

Splash @ Kidz Amaze Camp

Splash @ Kidz Amaze Camp
An exclusive opportunity to travel back in time to various eras and explore history of Singapore through exciting activities in a 5-days camp. Suitable for children age 6 – 12 years old. Registration closes on Mon, 4 Dec 2017.

Date: 

Mon, 11 Dec - Fri, 15 Dec 2017

Time: 

11am - 8.30pm

Venue: 

SAFRA Punggol, Splash @ Kidz Amaze, Level 3

Price:

$330 nett per child (Kidz Amaze/SAFRA Member)*Save $20
$350 nett per child (Guest)
$280 nett per child (Ex-Camper)

Website: 

Splash @ Kidz Amaze Camp

 

Bookfest @ Singapore 2017

Bookfest @ Singapore 2017
Get your books, stationery, educational aids, electronic peripherals, gadgets & IT products and more from Popular's BookFest@Singapore 2017 taking place across 2 weekends during the Decemeber school holidays at Suntec Convention Centre. There's also the Titbits Carnival with a range of imported snacks to organic chips and local favourites for all snacks lovers.

Date: 

Fri, 15 Dec - Sun, 24 Dec 2017

Time: 

10am - 10pm

Venue: 

Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre Hall 401-406

Price:

Free admission

Website: 

Bookfest @ Singapore 2017

 

Marina Bay Countdown 2018


Join in the nation’s largest and most spectacular countdown event with stunning visual displays of building projection mapping sequence and a magnificent fireworks showcase to welcome 2018. Participate in the festivities happening all around Marina Bay and the Civic District with an exciting line-up of activities including carnival rides and games, a charity trail, fringe events and crowd-favourite projection mapping displays.

Date: 

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - Mon, 1 Jan 2018

Time: 

Hourly fireworks from 8pm

Venue: 

Marina Bay and Civic District

Price:

Free admission

Website: 

Marina Bay Countdown 2018

 

Picnic and Fireworks Viewing @ The Float

Picnic and Fireworks Viewing @ The Float
The Float @ Marina Bay will be transformed into one of the main activity hubs for Marina Bay Countdown Singapore 2018 - Fireworks Viewing Gallery @ The Float, where the seating gallery and floating platform will be opened to provide a front-row fireworks viewing experience on New Year’s Eve. In the lead-up to midnight, this hub will serve as free and easy areas for the community to get together or opt for a picnic experience with loved ones on the floating platform to enjoy the fireworks show. The Countdown Market here at The Float @ Marina Bay will also be staged right on the F1 tracks, to offer an unparalleled experience of shopping and eating, alongside a view of the Marina Bay skyline.eating alongside with a wide array of activities.

Date: 

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - Mon, 1 Jan 2018

Time: 

5pm - 1am

Venue: 

The Float @ Marina Bay

Price:

Online KLOOK purchase - $5.50
On site event day purchase - $8

Website: 

Picnic and Fireworks Viewing @ The Float