Experience the magic of Christmas with Christmas Made in Singapore!

Singapore’s Christmas celebrations add a touch of magic to the city’s Yuletide festivities, and it’s hard not to fall in love with the island’s unique festive atmosphere. Every hour of every Christmas Eve is a lucky hour in Singapore, as the city lights up the night sky and hosts Christmas specials around the clock. Whether you’re planning to spend Christmas in Singapore this year or it’s something you’ve always wanted to do, here’s the ultimate itinerary of one-of-a-kind experiences that only ‘Made In Singapore’ can provide.

Give yourself a treat at Changi Airport

Changi Airport, recognised as the World’s Best Airport in the year 2023, invites visitors to join in the holiday spirit as soon as they land with its annual ‘ChangiFestive Village’. This year, the airport has transformed into a ‘Candy Wonderland’, featuring a variety of Christmas-themed attractions. Visitors can wander through the candy lane and admire a life-sized gingerbread house, a cuddle bear, and a cupcake Ferris Wheel. In addition to the decorations, visitors can also enjoy a live light and snow show, featuring jugglers and a marching band playing carols to get the holiday spirit flowing.

Rediscover the magic of your childhood on Orchard Road

Singapore’s shopping hub, Orchard Road, is transformed into a festive wonderland during the annual ‘Christmas on a Big Street’ festival. This year’s theme is ‘A Child’s Dreamscape’, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in a world of light and fluffy clouds as they roam the streets. The festival also marks the introduction of the first ever ‘Christmas Eve Street Party’, where attendees can dance the night away to the beat of live music performed by talented artists. Visitors can also check off their Christmas shopping list by visiting the ‘Great Christmas Villages’ at three of Orchard Road’s main shopping centres, where they can explore the unique ‘Christmas markets’ and purchase presents for their loved ones. With so much shopping to do, visitors are sure to be spoilt for choice, whether it be at a quick food truck grab or festive eats such as ‘The Prime Rib Singapore’ at Hilton Singapore.

Discover festive wonders at Gardens by the Bay’s

Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay transforms into a ‘Christmas Wonderland’ every year, with rides, light and sound shows, and more. Don’t miss out on the Spalliera, the main attraction – a seven-story, high-lighted building inspired by Italy’s Mesola Castle. It even has snow during the daily ‘Blizzard Time’ event. And don’t forget to check out the festive Mistletoe alley Market – where local entrepreneurs make everything Christmas-y, from wine to candles. If you’re looking for an even more frosty adventure, head to the Singapore’s largest indoor Christmas pop-up – Ice Magic – which will be running until January 21st, 2024. Skiers can take to the snow slopes, double-lane ice slides with their partners, and even take a family ride on Singapore’s first-ever ice-go-round.

Sentosa brims with festive family fun

During the holiday season, there is no better time to visit Sentosa than for a family holiday. The Resort World Sentosa’s Superstar Christmas is a spectacular display of Christmas magic, featuring a spectacularly lit Tree of Wonders. Additionally, a ‘Universal Christmas’ at Universal Studios is a magical experience, with captivating new productions such as the ‘Worldwide Institute of Santa’s Helpers’ show, where children can enjoy singing and dancing along to festive tunes, and culminating in an enchanting’snowfall’. Children will also have the opportunity to see their favorite cartoon characters, such as ‘Minions’ and ‘Trolls’, all decked out in festive costumes, as well as a ‘Jolly Old Fellow’ at Santa’s North Pole Headquarters, where they can enjoy a festive party. There is no better way to spend a Christmas holiday than in Singapore, with limitless fun, endless activities, and the rare ‘discovery’ of snow.