Find yourself with some downtime in between the festive gatherings and parties? Relax with a cosy storytelling session, be inspired by an classical music performance, stock up on books and school necessities at Singapore’s largest book fair, or let your hair down as a family at an awesome waterfront carnival!
1. Arts Weekend Civic District
28 to 30 Dec
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End the last weekend of the year on a high at this arts festival. Enjoy programmes and activities for the whole family, from arts performances and pop concerts to craft and food workshops. Details.
2. Prudential Marina Bay Carnival
22 Dec to 24 Mar 2019, 4 pm to 11 pm
Bayfront Event Space
Spanning more than four football fields, Singapore’s largest outdoor carnival returns with more exciting rides and games, plus special programmes like food challenges and craft workshops. Learn more.
3. BookFest@Singapore 2018
Till 23 Dec, 10 am to 10 pm
Suntec Convention Hall 401-406
The largest book fair of the past nine years is back and it’s a mega treasure trove featuring all kinds of books and academic materials, stationery, gadgets, school supplies, toys and even tidbits and household wares. More info.
4. A Night with the Dynamic Duo
23 Dec, 7:30 pm to 10 pm
Recital Studio, Esplanade
Let young prodigies Kion Chew and Ryan Phuan enthrall and entertain you with as they perform piano duets of works by masters like Bach and Mozart. Find out more.
5. Giving Sundays @ Playeum
23 Dec, 10 am to 6 pm
Playeum, Children’s Centre for Creativity
Have a ball and do good at the same time when you visit Playeum this Sunday, where entry is by donation of any amount you wish. All proceeds will go towards Playeum’s charity for children from marginalised communities. Details.
6. Loop 2018
Till 31 Dec
The Incubator, Esplanade Park
Discover a range of craft and wellness experiences that will help you learn ways of living a more sustainable lifestyle. Look forward to workshops, tasty treats, eco products and a pop-up cinema on Friday.
7. Terrific Tales – Christmas Stories
Till 30 Dec
The Whitebox, The Artground
Usher in Christmas with holiday tales for the whole family. Great for little ones from ages three to seven. Learn more.
8. You Can Reach the Sky
23 to 28 Dec
Babies can also enjoy theatre with this non-verbal, multi-sensorial experience. Suitable for typical and atypical babies. Find out more.