Weekend Picks: 9 – 10 Dec

Santa's Little Helper in Singapore, 2017
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Winter and Santa, wonderlands and carnivals, nutcrackers and close-of-year big performances – yippee, Christmas is nearing!


1. Christmas Wonderland

Till 26 Dec, 4 pm to 11 pm

Gardens by the Bay

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It’s truly the stuff of fairytales, as the Gardens become a magical fairground featuring magnificent Luminarie light sculptures, a European festive market, an exotic African-themed circus, carnival rides, a skating rink and more.

Christmas Wonderland 2017
Source: Christmas Wonderland


2. Snow Worries

9 to 10 Dec

MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

Following in the footsteps of traditional British pantomimes with their hijinks and mua-ha-ha villains, this merrily chaotic production is sure to tickle your funny bone and put you in jolly high spirits. Learn more.

Snow Worries theatre


3. Little Day Outing to the Reel World: Create a Family Movie

9 Dec, 9 am to 11:30 am


Enjoy quality time together while making your unique family film at this enriching workshop conducted by award-winning producer, Tracy Wong. With everyone taking on roles from director to actor and scriptwriter, the stage is set for loads of fun. Learn more.

Little Day Outing to the Reel World: Create a Family Movie


4. The Nutcracker Presented by Singapore Dance Theatre

6 to 10 Dec


Christmas wouldn’t be complete without this yuletide favourite. Watch the classic tale of young Clara and the Nutcracker doll come alive through this enchanting ballet set to the iconic music of Tchaikovsky. More info.

Singapore Dance Theatre ballet


5. Fulfill Your Destiny at Frasers Centrepoint Malls

Till 24 Dec

Various locations

Gear up for the movie event of the year by immersing yourself in the Star Wars universe. Head to Causeway Point or Anchorpoint this weekend where you can take part in fun activities like navigating a Droid Maze and learning to fly a Millenium Falcon drone. Details.

Frasers Centrepoint Malls Star Wars 1


6. Santa’s Little Helper

8 to 10 Dec

SOTA Drama Theatre

Prepare for a great show that will have you feeling all warm and fuzzy, as you get immersed in the world of a little boy called Albert Tuttle. With plenty of laughs, sing-along tunes and audience interaction, this is one the whole family will enjoy. Find out more.

Children's Show in December 2017 - Santa's Little Helper


7. Little Day Outing to Yue Hwa: Dongzhi Family Experience

9 & 10 Dec, 4 pm to 6 pm

Yue Hwa Chinatown

Discover the traditional significance of the winter solstice in Chinese culture and what it means for the family in this special outing. Bond over Chinese calligraphy, craft and tangyuan-making in this celebration of family togetherness. Learn more.

Little Day Outing to Yue Hwa: Dongzhi Family Experience


8. Treasures of the Natural World

Till 29 April 2018

ArtScience Museum

Go on an adventure through history, as you discover the various scientific breakthroughs and milestones that shape our world. Featuring over 200 star specimens from London’s prestigious Natural History Museum, this eye-opening exhibition even has a treasure hunt designed for kids.

A model of a Dodo
A model of a Dodo


9. Anime X Stamps

Till 1 April 2018, 10 am to 7 pm

Singapore Philatelic Museum

A treat for all fans of anime, manga and pop culture, this exhibition charts the origins and rise of anime through more than 700 stamps from Japan. More info.

Anime Lifestyle




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