Weekend Picks: 23 & 24 Dec

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It’s the Christmas weekend, so go on, get in the spirit of things and indulge in all the yuletide festivities taking place. Merry Christmas and happy holidays!


1. Endless Wonder – Christmas On A Great Street

Till 25 Dec

Orchard Road

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There’s no better time for a stroll down our main shopping road than now. Take in the dazzling lights and decorations, ride on a great big carousel, shop at the European-style market, enjoy a Christmas Eve concert and more. Details.

Christmas Tree


2. AMK Hub Christmas Jamboree

Till 1 Jan 2018


One of the biggest, if not the biggest Christmas carnival in the heartlands offers up a treasure trove of fun activities, from carnival rides and snow-and-bubble shows to a Christmas marketplace and the chance to meet Santa. Learn more.

AMK Hub Christmas Visual 1


3. BookFest@Singapore 2017

Till 24 Dec, 10 am to 10 pm

Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre

Stock up your bookshelves with good reads and find wonderful tomes or gadgets to gift for Christmas at this massive annual book fair. There are even titbits and knick-knacks that make for great stocking stuffers. More info.

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4. Tanglin Mall Presents Dazzling Christmas

Till 25 Dec

Tanglin Mall

Don’t miss the mall’s wildly popular snowfall sessions taking place every evening. In addition, visitors can look forward to a festive bazaar, acapella carolling performances and storytelling with Santa. Find out more.

Tanglin Mall Dazzling Christmas 1


5. Celebrate December: La Parade Moderne

Till 25 Dec, 4:30 pm to 7 pm

Esplanade Annexe

Catch giant, moving sculptural representations of 10 famous visual artists as they march down the Esplanade to the beat of Ravel’s Bolero in this fantastical parade. Figures include Max Ernst, Fernand Leger and Edvard Munch. Details.

La Parade Moderne 1


6. Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

Till 1 April 2018, 4 pm to 11 pm

The Promontory @ Marina Bay

Singapore’s largest carnival transforms 25,000 square metres of CBD land into a mega fairground, featuring over 40 rides and games, carolling performances, ventriloquist acts and a wide array of mouth-watering treats. Learn more.

Star Flyer at The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival
The Star Flyer. Image courtesy of Prudential Marina Bay Carnival.


7. Celebrate December: ITE Show Choir

23 Dec, 7:15 pm, 8:30 pm & 9:45 pm

Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Enjoy a wide-ranging repertoire of music through the ages, from ’20s swing to contemporary pop music in this free concert. Find out more.

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8. Christmas Wonderland

Till 26 Dec, 4 pm to 11 pm

Gardens by the Bay

A major fixture of the year-end festive calendar, this edition features more fun offerings and spectacle, including acrobatic performances, enchanting light decorations, a skating rink, a gourmet food market, outdoor snow experience and more. Details.

Blizzard Time at Christmas Wonderland 2017
Source: Christmas Wonderland


GIVEAWAY: Stand to Win a Pair of Active Noise Cancelling Earbuds

READ: Get Your Kids Outdoors & Learning Practical Skills in Nature