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20 Events You Should Attend in Singapore in December 2019

Health & Wellness

#1: 4 Dec – GOLDZONE Health Seminar

Many of us are concerned about our physical health, whether we will suffer from certain terminal illnesses or contract some virus. However, we tend to neglect the emotional and mental aspect which forms a big part of us – how do we keep our mind healthy? This December, GOLDZONE will be holding a seminar that not only revolves around physical health but also mental, emotional, financial and social health. Some of the topics that will be covered include: How to reduce stress and get more things done in lesser time, knowing your current level of health vs. optimal health, how to improve emotional health, and more. 

When: 4 December 2019

Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Venue: The St. Regis Hotel

Nearest Station: Orchard (NS22/TE14)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#2: 7 Dec – Santa Run for Wishes 2019

Apart from just the usual running, have fun at Santa Run for Wishes with tons of exciting events lined up for you while doing good! All proceeds earned from this run will be used by Make-A-Wish Singapore to grant the wishes of children with critical illnesses. Start gifting today!

When: 7 December 2019

Time: 3.00pm – 7.30pm

Venue: National Stadium

Nearest Station: Stadium (CC6), Mountbatten (CC7), Kallang (EW10)

Admission: $35 – $50

For more information: Visit their website

 

#3: 7 Dec – Xpedition 2019

Hey WESTIES, the West Coast, Boon Lay and Frontier YEC presents to you Xpedition this December! Xpedition is a long-distance cycling event from the West to the East. The estimated distance of the journey would be 36km and there will be different groups to cater to cyclists of different speeds. For cyclists who do not have your own bicycle, don’t worry! This event is just for you as bicycles would be provided alongside the necessary safety gear. Flag off would happen around 7.15pm, and after 6 hours of cycling, head over to Pasir Ris Park for some supper before heading home!

When: 7 December 2019

Time: 5.30pm – 1.30am

Venue: Labrador Park (Flag off)

Nearest Station: Labrador Park (CC27)

Admission: $22

For more information: Visit their website

 

#4: 21 Dec – Mindfulness by the Bay

Living amidst the fast-paced and bustling city, we rarely have the opportunity to have some peace and quiet to relax and recharge our mind and body. Mindfulness by the Bay allows you to regain your inner peace and calmness through the discovery of the beauty in life. Enjoy the tranquility while doing some light exercises, stretching, walking, sitting and sharing sessions. 

When: 21 December 2019

Time: 7.30am – 9.30am

Venue: Gardens By The Bay

Nearest Station: Bayfront (CE1/DT16)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#5: 29 Dec – Mizuno MR25 Ultramarathon

Mizuno MacRitchie Runners 25 (MR25) Ultramarathon is back with its 40th edition at the usual MacRitchie Reservoir. Join as an individual and complete a minimum of 5 laps (approximately 10km each lap) within 12 hours to be awarded the medal. Find it daunting to finish 50km alone? Grab 2 other friends with you to complete a total of 7 laps and you can get the medal too! If 7 laps is a piece of cake for the 3 of you, feel free to go on for more rounds. Just remember to keep yourself safe and hydrated as water refueling points are only at the starting and ending point.

When: 29 December 2019

Time: 7.00am onwards

Venue: MacRitchie Reservoir 

Nearest Station: Caldecott (CC17/TE9)

Admission: $55 – $85

For more information: Visit their website

 

Christmas & Countdown

#6: 29 Nov to 26 Dec – Christmas Wonderland

Christmas is just around the corner and it’s a season loved by many. Although we are not able to experience a full month of white Christmas in Singapore, we are still able to immerse ourselves in the Christmas atmosphere at Gardens by the Bay with the festive lights! Enjoy carnival games and rides, sing along to the Christmas carols, shop at the markets and get to experience a white Christmas in this tropical city. 

When: 29 November 2019 – 26 December 2019

Time: 5.00pm – 11.00pm (Mon – Thurs), 4.00pm – 11.00pm (Fri – Sun, Christmas Day, Boxing Day), 4.00pm – 11.00pm (Christmas Eve)

Venue: Gardens by the Bay

Nearest Station: Bayfront (CE1/DT16)

Admission: $6 – $10

For more information: Visit their website

 

#7: 31 Dec – Siloso Beach Party 2020

Head on down to the Siloso Beach Party to bid goodbye to 2019 and be the first to welcome the arrival of 2020 with the amazing fireworks that will light up the sky. There will be 2 stages featuring 12 hours of non-stop chart toppers across the various music genres; it’s guaranteed to be a great night! Be sure to also catch some of your favourite regional DJs!

When: 31 December 2019

Time: 6.00pm – 6.00am

Venue: Sentosa, Siloso Beach

Nearest Station: Harbourfront (NE1/CC29)

Admission: $68 – $108

For more information: Visit their website

 

#8: 31 Dec – Star Island Singapore

Unlike the usual countdowns, expect a multi-sensory and multi-angle entertainment here at Star Island.

This year’s theme, A Space Odyssey, has 6 different chapters that show us what the world would be like in the future. There will be 3 main highlights of the day:

  1. Fireworks by the Japanese Artisans which has a rich history of over 160 years
  2. Top-notch performances by Olympians and ex-members of famous circus troupes
  3. 500-drone performance for the first time in Singapore 

When: 31 December 2019

Time: 5.00pm onwards

Venue: The Float @ Marina Bay

Nearest Station: 

Admission: $88 – $888

For more information: Visit their website

 

Arts

#9: 6 Dec to 8 Dec – Voices – A Festival of Song 

Voices – A Festival of Song is a three-day celebration of vocal music that will be held from 6 to 8 December 2019. It will feature a range of diverse songs ranging from acapella, pop choir, jazz, classical, and many more.

Voices invites you to connect with other like-minded individuals through the shared experience of songs. So be sure to head on down with your friends!

When: 6 December 2019 – 8 December 2019

Time: Varies according to workshops 

Venue: Esplanade Theatre

Nearest Station: City Hall (NS25/EW13), Esplanade (CC3), Promenade (CC4/DT15)

Admission: Free – $6 (per workshop)

For more information: Visit their website

 

#10: 12 Dec to 15 Dec – The Snowman

Visit the Esplanade theater this Christmas to see how a young boy’s snowman comes to life on Christmas Eve and find out what exciting adventures await them! This show thrilled audiences throughout the world ever since it first appeared on stage over twenty years ago. Make your Christmas a special and magical one with The Snowman!

When: 12 December 2019 – 15 December 2019

Time: Varies according to showtimes 

Venue: Esplanade Theatre

Nearest Station: City Hall (NS25/EW13), Esplanade (CC3), Promenade (CC4/DT15)

Admission: $48 – $138

For more information: Visit their website

 

#11: 21 Dec – SISAY’s Year End Concert

In 1999, SISAY made an appearance on the Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage. This year, they are back again after 20 years to celebrate Singapore Botanic Garden’s 160th Anniversary.

SISAY, a multi-award winning native American powerhouse ensemble from Ecuador, will be sharing their culture performing a mix of Latin and Andean pieces. Get your family and friends down to enjoy this performance and celebrate together!

When: 21 December 2019

Time: 5.50pm – 7.30pm

Venue: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Nearest Station: Botanic Gardens (CC19/DT9)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

Events & Festivals

#12: 16 Nov to 29 Dec – Tsum Tsum River Escapade

Tsum Tsum is here to visit us at River Safari. Spot them in cute river animal costumes and get on an adventure with them! Discover fun facts of river animals, take Insta-worthy photos, and have fun in the River Escapade Bingo challenge with the adorable Tsum Tsum friends! Apart from that, stand a chance to receive and purchase limited edition exclusive merchandises!

When: 16 November 2019 – 29 December 2019

Time: 10.00am – 7.00pm

Venue: River Safari 

Nearest Station: Choa Chu Kang (NS4/JS1/BP1)

Admission: 

For more information: Visit their website

 

#13: 5 Dec – Jumble Sale

Shopping with a budget? Jumble Sale will be selling products such as books, beauty products, sportswear, and many other items starting from just $1. Abandon the thinking that only old items can be sold at cheap prices as most of the items up for sale are unused or brand new. Shop more without breaking the bank and be part of a good cause at the same time.

Blessings in the bag is an organisation that aims to provide essentials for under-resourced children while saving the earth. 100% of the proceeds from this sale will be used to fund these children. Furthermore, by shopping at this sale, you’re preventing more waste from being produced and ending up in landfills or incinerators.

When: 5 December 2019

Time: 10.30pm – 3.00pm

Venue: Tan Boon Liat Building, #08-06A

Nearest Station: Outram Park (EW16/NE3/TE17), Tiong Bahru (EW17)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#14: 6 & 7 Dec – Christmas market @ Marina at Keppel Bay

Here’s your chance to meet Santarina as she stops by Marina at Keppel Bay! Together with some little gifts, enjoy a complimentary cup of thematic bubble tea as you stroll through the Christmas market. Dine at Marina at Keppel Bay to enjoy exclusive and great dining deals at participating stores such as Sushi Jiro, Bayswater Kitchen, and many more! 

When: 6 & 7 December 2019

Time: 4.00pm – 9.00pm

Venue: Keppel Bay (Waterfront Promenade)

Nearest Station: Harbourfront (NE1/CC29)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#15: 7 Dec – Monster Jam

The most family-friendly motor sport, Monster Jam, is here in Singapore! They will be featuring a total of 8 Monster Jam trucks, including Megalodon, Grave Digger, and Max-D. Watch up close how the drivers pull off their tricks and show off their skills!

When: 7 December 2019

Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Venue: National Stadium 

Nearest Station: Stadium (CC6), Mountbatten (CC7), Kallang (EW10)

Admission: $25 – $135

For more information: Visit their website

 

#16: 7 & 8 Dec – Sustainable Christmas Fair

Through the years, we’re gaining more awareness of green initiatives that use sustainable, natural, and recycled products. This Christmas, Winestone will be bringing to us an environmentally-responsible shopping experience where they will be spotlighting small businesses, artisans and social enterprises. Shop as much as you like without feeling guilty as participating vendors focus on creating sustainable offerings as opposed to big brands who practice mass production. Find a wide array of attractive yet affordable products such as organic produce, statement fashion and jewellery, environmentally friendly home décor and more!

When: 7 & 8 December 2019

Time: 12.30pm – 7.00pm

Venue: Winestone @ Mercure

Nearest Station: Stevens (DT10/TE11), Orchard (NS22/TE14)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#17: 7 Dec – Tiki Cheeky 

Tiki Cheeky’s Christmas Santa edition party is back better and bigger than before! Get to chill around Bar Canary, located in the middle of Orchard Road, where there will be a stunning backdrop for you to take all the mandatory Instagram shots. Immerse yourself in the Christmas vibes by enjoying the brightly lit ornaments along Orchard Road while experiencing snow in the tropics and receiving some treats from Santa Claus.

When: 7 December 2019

Time: 3.00pm – 7.00pm

Venue: Grand Park Orchard, Bar Canary

Nearest Station: Tanah Merah (EW4), City Hall (NS25), Somerset (NS23)

Admission: $18 -$25

For more information: Visit their website

 

#18: 16 Dec to 31 Dec – Island Lights

Sentosa cove village will be illuminated with colourful lights this December! Engage in the exciting activities planned out such as LED dancers, event magic caroler, movie screening, and more. Be sure to be there to light up your Instagram feed with the immersive art installations before the year ends!

When: 16 December 2019 – 31 December 2019

Time: 6.30pm – 10.30pm

Venue: Sentosa Cove

Nearest Station: Harbourfront (NE1/CC29)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#19: 20 Dec to 1 Jan – The Great Circus of Europe

The Great Circus of Europe, direct from the UK, will be here for the very first time! Get up close to view the spectacular acrobatics, gravity-defying motorbikes, and many more eye-opening performances! Not forgetting a very important part of a circus – a carnival, where you can get to enjoy thrilling rides, games and delicious food with your family and loved ones!

When: 20 December 2019 – 1 January 2020

Time: 4.00pm, 7.30pm & 10.00pm (Showtimes) 

Venue: Bayfront Event Space

Nearest Station: Bayfront (CE1/DT16) 

Admission: $70 – $150

For more information: Visit their website

 

#20: 21 & 22 Dec – Public Garden

Public Garden Christmas is an event where independent brands across Asia come together to showcase what they are selling. Apart from just shopping, you can get the chance to discover new and overseas designers, and even get to talk to some of them about their creations! 

When: 21 & 22 December 2019

Time: 1.00pm – 7.00pm

Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre (Hall 404

Nearest Station: Esplanade (CC3), Promenade (CC4), City Hall (EW13)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

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