It’s a double bonus – Christmas and a long weekend too! If you still have spare time in between your festive get-togethers, here are some fun events and goings-on worth checking out.
1. Cirque Adrenaline
Till 25 Dec
MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
Fusing traditional circus with heart-stopping daredevil stunts, this is one show that will thrill, shock and awe. A mix of high-risk acts, clownish escapades and spectacular acrobatic skills, this hit show that has played all around the world will have you gasping and laughing. More info.
2. Tanjong Pagar Railway Station Christmas Day Open House
25 Dec, 9 am to 9 pm
Tanjong Pagar Railway Station
Don’t miss this last opportunity to visit this historical landmark before it’s closed for redevelopment till 2025. There’s a Christmas market, a specially curated exhibition on the station’s history, a charity drive for the Community Chest where you can donate items, plus music performances in the evening. More info.
3. Christmas Wonderland
Till 1 Jan 2017, 3:30 pm to 11 pm
Gardens by the Bay
This is likely the most crowded (not to mention pricey) time to visit. But where else will you get to enjoy dazzling Italian Luminarie light sculptures, artificial snowfall, an ice palace, a fun fair and a festive market all in one spot? Find out more.
4. Family Workshop – Make Your Own Mini Drive-in Cinema!
24 Dec, 2 pm & 3:30 pm
National Museum of Singapore
Take a walk down memory lane by creating your own drive-in cinema! Relive favourite childhood past-times and bond with your kid at this free workshop conducted by the Amazing Art Shuttle. Find out more.
5. Christmas Day Open House at NHB Museums
Enjoy free admission to all National Heritage Board museums on Christmas Day. These include the National Museum, Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore Philatelic Museum and more. Details.
6. Snowy Splendour at Plaza Singapura
Till 25 Dec, 11 am to 9 pm
This weekend’s your last chance to check out this outdoor snow playground, which has a luge and even real snowfall every day at 7:30 pm (weather permitting). There’s also a Christmas market, cryogenic science shows and craft workshops to enjoy. Learn more.
7. Sci-sational Christmas
Till 25 Dec
Science Centre Singapore
Catch a special performance, Elves and Secret Sleigh Christmas Show, when you visit the Science Centre this festive period. Showtimes are at 4 pm daily, with an extra session at 1 pm on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. There’s also a gallery trail that you can complete to redeem a souvenir. Details.
8. BounceOFF! Fiesta
Till 1 Jan, 2 pm to 11 pm on weekends
Bounce, slide, jump and feast your way through this mega outdoor inflatable play space. Featuring Southeast Asia’s largest inflatable bouncer, its tallest blob jump and Singapore’s longest water slide, it’s an event made to deliver an outsized dose of fun. Learn more.