How to Have a Tropical Christmas Celebration in Singapore

16 December 2020

As it is impossible to spend a white winter Christmas this year, that shouldn’t stop you from planning a slew of activities and dining treats in tropical Singapore. From stunning light displays, festive indulgence to making snow angels, we got you covered with only the best. Turn that frown upside down because after all, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year!

Read: Things to Do in Singapore with the Kids This School Holiday

1. LEGO Festive Carnival

Source: CapitaLand

Source: CapitaLand

Source: CapitaLand

Bask in the holiday spirit at the 13 CapitaLand malls island wide and be enamoured by the LEGO® carnival-themed installations. Immerse the kids in a magical experience with displays built entirely from LEGO® bricks! Visit these CapitaLand malls for a memorable event this Christmas - Bedok Mall, Bukit Panjang Plaza, Bugis+, Bugis Junction, Funan, IMM, JCube, Junction 8, Lot One Shoppers' Mall, Plaza Singapura, SingPost Centre, Tampines Mall and Westgate.

Grab $3 OFF purchases with no min. spending with a range of activities and workshop by BYKidO here.

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2. Changi Festival Village

Source: Changi Airport

Source: Changi Airport

Source: Changi Airport

From now till 3 Jan 2021, create special moments at Changi Festive Village and bond with the kids. Walk alongside nine towering dinosaurs at Dino Wanderland, challenge the family to a kart race at Dino Kart or jump for joy on a bouncy castle at Dino Bounce. Miss experiencing a white winter Christmas? Grant your wish at the Tokidoki Snow Holiday’s two-story snow house! Here, you can build a snowman with the kids or slide down the 12m-long snow luge.

Read: Best Family-Friendly Activities in Singapore to Enjoy with the Kids

3. Go for a Hotel Staycay with Family and Friends

Source: Hotel Soloha

Source: Hotel Soloha

A much needed retreat, what better way to wrap up the year than with a staycay! Snuggle up, let your hair down and unwind at some of the best hotels in Singapore. Take advantage of the $100 SingapoRediscovers vouchers when booking your hotel. Not sure which hotels are the best for staycations? From The Warehouse Hotel, Lloyd’s Inn to Hotel Soloha, check out our top picks here.

Source: The Warehouse Hotel

Source: The Warehouse Hotel

Book your staycay packages with dining offers from Klook here.

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4. Experience Magic with Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay

Source: Christmas Wonderland - Gardens by the Bay

Source: Christmas Wonderland - Gardens by the Bay

An annual affair in December, Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay is a must-see event. Soak up the festive vibes and be enchanted by the dazzling lights. This year, you can experience it online from the comfort of your home with the Virtual Edition. Expect a range of interactive content, games, performances, a private video call with Santa and many more. And stand a chance to win over $50,000 in cash and prizes in this year’s giveaway!

Surprise your family and friends with flowers and hampers from Noel Gifts, Roses Only, Flower Advisor and Katong Flower Shop.

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5. A Universal Christmas with Universal Studios Singapore

Source: Resorts World Sentosa - Universal Studios Singapore

Source: Resorts World Sentosa - Universal Studios Singapore 

Have a holly jolly Christmas at Universal Studios Singapore (USS) and let the kids play mischief with Minions! Be sure to take holiday photos during the meet-and-greet with the Minions together with Poppy & Branch from DreamWorks’ Trolls. Expect to have a memorable experience at the interactive movie sets and don’t miss out on the lucky draw giveaways, where you’ll stand a chance to win prizes over $60,000!

Apply our exclusive Trick Eye Museum Singapore promo codes at checkout here and here for massive savings.

6. Dazzling Lights at Christmas on a Great Street (COGS)

Source: Orchard Road Business Association

Source: STB TIH

Shop along Orchard, Somerset and Tanglin precincts and be awed by the dazzling display of lights and decorations at this year’s COGS. This year’s theme is ‘Love This Christmas’, where you can experience the Christmas spirit in the heart of town. Look out for the shimmering arch embellished with a colossal blue ribbon, reindeers and hollies. In an unprecedented occasion, you can also enjoy a virtual 360 degrees video drive here.

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