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20 Events in Singapore You Should Attend in December 2017

It’s December! Do you have any plans for Christmas yet? If not, here are a few events in Singapore 2017 that you can attend if you’re in town!


24 November to 16 December – Mama White Snake

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Presented by Wild Rice, Mama White Snake is about the classic Chinese folk tale, Madam White Snake – but with a cheeky twist! Meng dreams of adventuring beyond Emei Mountain, but is discouraged by his aunt and mother. When Meng decides to go for his adventure, he enrols in a martial arts school run by Master Fahai. Meng makes new friends and finds true love, but will he still live happily even after his master realises that his mother and aunt are snake spirits?

When: 24 November to 16 December 2017
Tuesday to Sunday: 7:30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 2:30pm
Address: Drama Centre Theatre, #03-01 National Library Building, 100 Victoria St, Singapore 188064
Admissions: from $50 onwards, click here for more information
Nearest MRT Station: Bugis/Bras Basah


1 to 26 December – Christmas Wonderland

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This year, Christmas Wonderland is back again at Gardens by the Bay! Be greeted by a giant luminous Christmas Tree, part of the Italian luminarie – Sculptures of Light throughout the fairground. Look forward to an array of activities such as fun family-friendly acrobatic performances by Circus Abyssinia Present Ethiopian Dreams, skating under the stars, carnival games and more.

Exclusively for those who’ve been to last year’s Christmas Wonderland, stand to win weekly prizes just by purchasing tickets to this year’s event! Get more information here.

When: 1 – 26 December 2017
Time: 4-11pm
Address: Gardens by the Bay
Admissions: From $4 onwards for adults. Free for children. Get your tickets here!
Nearest MRT Station: Bayfront


2 December – Swapaholic Holiday Swap

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Are you facing this problem of wanting to buy new clothes for the holidays but your cupboard is too full with clothes that you hardly wear? Then pop by at Swapaholic Holiday Swap! You can declutter your closet and refresh it with new items in an environmentally and economically way.

When: 2 December 2017
Time: 4pm to 7pm
Address: Liang Court, Level 1 Atrium, 177 River Valley Road
Admissions: Category 1 (1 to 3 items): $10; Category 2 (3 to 20 items): $30
Nearest MRT Station: Clarke Quay

Find out more here.


2 December – Udders Ice Cream Making Workshop

udders ice cream making workshop

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If you are interested to learn how to make ice cream and the little fun facts about ice cream, come join! After the workshop, tuck into Udder’s All-You-Can-Eat Udders Ice Cream Buffet (there’ll be all ice cream flavours, waffles, monster cones, cold beverages, and ice cream floats)!

When: Saturday December 2nd, 2017
Time: 10am to 12pm
Address:  155 Thomson Road, S307608
Admissions: $47.38 (click here to purchase)
Nearest MRT Station: Novena


2 and 3 December – Singapore Farm Festival & 11th Farmers’ Market

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Image credit: Kranji Countryside Farmers’ Market

Head over to the Singapore Farm Festival and 11th Kranji Countryside Farmers’ Market this December! There, you’ll be able to see your friendly local Farmers with their best produce, food, live entertainment and lots to learn! Kick off your festive season in the Kranji Countryside by supporting local!

When: 2 and 3 December, 2017
Time: 10am to 4pm
Address: D’Kranji Farm Resort, 10 Neo Tiew Lane 2, Singapore 718813
Admissions: Free. But if you need to take the shuttle bus, it would be $2 per adult roundtrip; children 12 and below and seniors 60 and above ride free.
How to get there : The shuttle bus leaves from KRANJI MRT BERTH 3 and drops you off at D’Kranji Farm Resort. For drivers, there is free off-street parking on Neo Tiew Lane 2.

Find out more here.


6 to 10 December – The Nutcracker Presented by Singapore Dance Theatre

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The Nutcracker is a Christmas special presented by the Singapore Dance Theatre about Clara and her adventures with the Nutcracker doll, DR Drosselmeyer, when he comes alive and turns into a handsome prince. Clara then helps the prince to fight the Mouse King and his army of mice.

When: 6 to 10 December 2017
Wed to Friday: 8pm
Saturday: 1pm and 8pm
Sunday: 1pm and 7pm
Address: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
Admissions: from $35 onwards. click here for more information
Nearest MRT Station: Esplanade/City Hall


8 to 9 December – ZoukOut

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ZoukOut is Asia’s largest dance music festival at the beach. It is also Asia’s largest dusk-to-dawn beach festival in the region, running over 12 hours. Marshmello, Claptone, DJ Snake and more will be there!

When: 8 to 9 December 2017
Address:  Siloso Beach
Admissions: Prices start at $124.20 for one ticket. Click here for more information.


8 December 2017 to 1 April 2018 – Marina Bay Carnival

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Set to be Singapore’s largest carnival held at Marina Bay, the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival will take up 25,000 square metres, occupying both The Promontory and Bayfront Event Space. There’s going to be over 40 family-friendly and thrilling rides to look forward to, not to mention the usual yummy carnival food!

When: 8 December 2017 to 1 April 2018
Time: 4-11pm daily, except on Christmas and New Year’s Eve: 3pm – 2am
Address: The Promontory, 11 Marina Blvd, Singapore 018940
Admissions: Free! You’ll only have to pay for credits ($10 min)
Nearest MRT Station: Bayfront/Promenade/Downtown

Find out more here.

9 December – Santa Run for Wishes

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Santa Run for Wishes is organised by Make-A-Wish Foundation Singapore to raise funds for children with life-threatening diseases. Starting at 7:30am, start your run or walk leisurely with your loved ones along The Promontory at Marina Bay. There are still a limited number of slots left and are available on a first come first serve basis so do sign up as soon as you can!

When: 9 December 2017
Time: 7.30am
Address: The Promontory at Marina Bay, 11 Marina Blvd, Singapore 018940
Prices: Starting from $52, head over here for more information
Nearest MRT Station: Raffles Place/Downtown


9 December – The First Sustainable Christmas Market

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Image credit: Mercure Singapore on Stevens

The First Sustainable Christmas Market is a free event that advocates sustainability. The market aims to promote ethical products, edible produce, and craft by local start-ups, and there will be 23 exclusive vendors to shop from. Register you and your children for some activities including Glow Yoga, Fermentation Workshop, Belly Dancing for kids and Paella Cooking Class here!

When: 9 December 2017
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Address: Mercure Singapore on Stevens, 28 Stevens Road, Singapore 257878
Prices: Admissions are free, but the activities are ticketed.
Nearest MRT Station: Stevens/Newton

For more information about the First Sustainable Christmas Market, head over here.


9 to 30 December – Flashbang Singapore

Flashbang Singapore

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Flashbang, Singapore’s first creative retail playground, is organised by Invade – the same people who brought Artbox to Singapore. The open-air car park at Grange Road and 313@Somerset’s Discovery Walk will be transformed into the biggest multi-sensory event of the year, featuring a well-curated F&B and retail market, interactive exhibitions, neon light art installations, music & performances, creative workshops, and games. Flashbang will feature two different sets of programmes; family-friendly for day-walkers, and party vibes for the night-dwellers.

When: 9 to 30 December 2017
Time: 3 to 11pm daily (3pm to 1am on Christmas Eve)
Address: Grange Road Carpark (Between 313 Somerset and H&M)
Prices: Admissions are free, but some activities are ticketed.
Nearest MRT Station: Somerset


15 to 17 December – Santa’s Workshop at The South Pole

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The Local People will transform South Beach Avenue into a huge one-stop Christmas Party for everyone in the heart of the Civic District, with Santa’s Workshop @ the South Pole. Head over to their final art market of the year with a fun-filled arts and craft, food and music-laden Christmas Day celebration! There’s going to be several Christmas Workshops that you can participate in, so do check out their Facebook event for more information!

When: 15 to 17 December 2017
Time: 12 to 10pm
Address: South Beach Avenue, 26 Beach Rd, Singapore 189768
Prices: Admissions are free, but some Christmas workshops are ticketed.
Nearest MRT Station: Esplanade/City Hall


15 to 16 December – Bee Gees Gold

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Bee Gees tribute band is here to relive the glory days of the Bee Gees. John Acosta (Barry), Michael Welsch (Robin), and Jeff Celentano (Maurice) will be recreating the Bee Gees’ unique look and sound, complete with their famous falsettos.

When: 15-16 December 2017
Time: 8pm
Address: Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, Sands Theatre, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Admissions: from $35 onwards, click here for more information
Nearest MRT Station: Bayfront


16 December – Yogalates in the Park

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With more than 200 past participants and only 5 spaces left, Yogalates in the Park sounds like a really exciting activity. Yogalates is a combination of Yoga and Pilates – you get the benefits of strength training of Pilates and the flexibility of yoga all in one session. All you’ll need to bring for the event is a yoga mat, a towel, water, and sunscreen!

When: 16 December 2017
Time: 9-10.10am
Address: Botanic Gardens (exact address provided after booking confirmation)
Admissions: $8, click here for more information
Nearest MRT Station: Botanic Gardens


16 December – Urban Ventures Street Party X House of Noise 2017

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Image credit: Urban Ventures x House of Noise Facebook

The Urban Ventures x House of Noise event on the 16th will be showcasing the best up and coming music talent in Singapore! Join them from 4 to 10.30pm for a day of art, music, and culture! There is going to be artist mentors like Sara Wee (53A), Vanessa Fernandez, Inch and Jack Ho (Jack and Rai) present at the event. There is also going to be a Christmas market and of course, FOOD. Find out more about the event on Facebook!

When: 16 December 2017
Time: 4 to 10.30pm
Address: Urban Ventures, 1 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089109
Admissions: Free (Food, drinks, and merchandise are available for purchase)
Nearest MRT Station: Outram Park/Tanjong Pagar


23 to 24 December – Christmas Pop-up Market & Workshop

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W Market is holding their first ever event – Christmas Pop-up Market & Workshop 2017 on 23rd and 24th December! Get ready to do some last-minute Christmas shopping (if you haven’t bought your presents). Influencer MongChin (@mongabong) will also be there on 23rd December from 1-4pm selling her pre-loved. Free shuttle services will be provided through and fro from Tiong Bahru station to the event venue!

When: 23 to 24 December 2017
Time: 12 to 8pm
Address: The Weave at Studio Three Sixteen, 219 Henderson Rd #06-04, Singapore 159556
Admissions: Free (Workshops are ticketed)
Nearest MRT Station: Tiong Bahru

Find out more about the Christmas Pop-up Market & Workshop here.


24 December – Yoga & Movie Under the Stars

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Join a 60-minute gentle yoga session, followed by a moonlit film at a private open-air rooftop backyard. The movie that will be screened on the 24th is The Polar Express. Indulge in the al fresco movie experience with free flow of snacks (including popcorn) and hot green tea! The first 20 to sign-up will get a complimentary glass of wine as well. You can even receive a complimentary bottle of Moscato (750ml) for every group of 4.

When: 24 December 2017
Time: 7.15 to 10.15pm
Address: Suntec City
Admissions: $28 Get your tickets here!
Nearest MRT Station: Esplanade/Promenade

To find out more about Yoga & Movie Under the Stars, check out the event details on Facebook.


31 December – New Year’s Eve Party at LeVeL 33

LeVeL 33 New Year's Eve party

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Celebrate the end of 2017 with a bang! Welcome in the new year with great food and drinks at LeVeL 33 Bar & Terrace. Pick from an array of lovely canapés and have the choice between free-flow of craft beers brewed onsite or selected wines, and the Chef’s one-night-only dinner menu will feature homemade gnocchi and beef short rib with slow roast sirloin.

When: December 31st, 2017
Time: 10 pm to 11:30 pm
Address: LeVeL 33 Bar & Terrace
Admissions:  from $398/person – Call 6834 3133 for reservations.


27 January – Pokémon Run

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I know that it’s not January yet, but it is time to register for the Pokémon Run! For all you Pokémon fanatics, the early bird prices for the Pokémon Run are only available till 30th November, so hurry!


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When: 27 January 2018
Time: 4pm
Address: Marina Barrage, 8 Marina Gardens Drive, 018951
Prices: from $55 onwards, click here for more information
Nearest MRT Station: Bayfront


Basic Calligraphy Workshop – Design Your Pouch

calligraphy workshop

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At this workshop, you will be able to learn the basics of calligraphy and design your personal pouch with your very own calligraphy writing! After the workshop, you will be able to bring home: a 28-page calligraphy guide book, drawstring fabric pouch, and a Pentel touch pen.

When: Make an appointment here.
Time: 1-4.30pm
Address: Make Your Own Studio, Blk 4 Upper Aljunied Lane #01-06 Singapore 360004
Admissions: $99/pax



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