There’s not a dull weekend this holiday! Theatre and ballet, exhibitions and workshops, outdoor and indoor fun – it’s a good thing there’s no school on Monday!
1. A Very Electric Christmas
9 to 11 Dec
Described as “eye-popping” and “absolutely incredible” by the likes of Rolling Stone Magazine, this theatrical light show is performed in complete darkness and tells a magical tale of family and friendship. A perfect production for the festive season. Learn more.
2. BounceOFF! Fiesta
Till 1 Jan 2017
Bayfront event space
Get set to ‘boing’ your way through an unforgettable play experience at Asia’s largest outdoor inflatable play space. From giant inflatable obstacles to wet slides, it’s a fun and challenging exercise for the whole family. Find out more.
3. BookFest @ Singapore 2016
Till 11 Dec
Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre
Shopping for books has never been this fun! The largest edition of Popular Bookshop’s annual mega fair, it’s a one-stop-shop for picking up reading and study materials, games, gadgets, titbits and more. Kids will also have the chance to meet popular characters like Geronimo Stilton. Learn more.
4. A World Full of Stories
Till 30 April 2017
Playeum Children’s Centre for Creativity
This latest exhibition by Playeum is themed on stories and story-creation. Specially designed to feed children’s imaginations and encourage their interest in speech and drama, it offers a great space with interactive set-ups that kids can engage with. More info.
5. The Nutcracker Presented by Singapore Dance Theatre
7 to 11 Dec
What’s Christmas without a performance of this all-time yuletide classic? Back by popular demand, this ballet based on a story by E.T.A Hoffman is sure to enchant and delight both young and old. Details.
6. Tinker Fest
10 to 18 Dec, 10 am to 6 pm
Science Centre Singapore
Celebrating the joys of learning through play, exploration and experimentation, this festival offers a wide range of activities specially designed to spark critical thinking, imagination and creativity in both arts and sciences. Find out more.
7. Christmas Wonderland
Till 1 Jan 2017, 3:30 pm to 11 pm daily
Gardens by the Bay
It’s only into the third year, but this annual yuletide fair has already established itself as a staple event on the calendar. This time, visitors can look forward to all-new Luminarie light sculpture designs, new carnival rides, a bigger snow playground and more. Read our list of useful things to know.
8. Where’s Rudolph?
5 to 11 Dec
Bukit Panjang Plaza
Dress up as an elf and help Santa find Rudolph in this fun-filled interactive musical production from Australia. Details.