Soak in the festive mood with spectacular light shows, charity runs and lots of merry-making fun – we give you the run down on December’s exciting must-sees and -dos!
Shawn Mendes Illuminate World Tour
It has been three years since his second album, but the Canadian pop heartthrob is back and ready to light up our world with his sold-out maiden headline gig in Singapore. Prepare your hearts for an emotional display of guitar acoustics and soulful vocals as you get serenaded with crowd favourites like ‘Stiches’, ‘Treat You Better’ and ‘Mercy’.
Date: 9 Dec
Venue: The Star Theatre
Tickets from $88, find out more at www.apactix.com
Back for its 11th edition, the annual extravaganza brings us the best deals on the latest electronic gadgets, stationery items and hidden literary gems. As you stock up on the back-to-school essentials, don’t miss out on meeting some of our homegrown authors such as Sumiko Tan and Mr Kiasu at their exclusive book signing and sharing sessions.
Date: 15 – 24 Dec
Time: 10am to 10pm
Venue: Suntec Convention Centre
For more information, visit www.bookfestsingapore.com
Circus! Science Under the Big Top
Ever wondered how circus performers teeter across the tightrope effortlessly without breaking their bones? Singapore Science Centre takes you behind the scenes of a circus performance, which unveils the trade secrets behind every theatric spectacle.
Date: Now till 18 Mar
Time: 10am to 6pm
Venue: Singapore Science Centre
Tickets from $13.50, find out more at www.sistic.com.sg
Twilight Encounters at Night Safari
There’s more than just nocturnal wildlife at the Night Safari – for five weeks, the animal sanctuary will be set aglow with geometric light sculptures, iridescent walking trails and even a neon light show. Don’t forget to get your glow on with some face painting goodness!
Date: Now till 31 Dec (Friday and Saturday only)
Time: 7.15pm to 12am
Venue: Singapore Night Safari
Tickets from $30, visit www.nightsafari.com.sg for more information
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Gardens By The Bay. The 2017 edition of the annual yuletide fair welcomes a dazzling display of lights, fun carnival games and seasonal treats to indulge in. If that still doesn’t get you in the holiday spirit, how does skating under the stars or a trip to Santa’s Grotto sound?
Date: 1 – 26 Dec
Time: 4pm to 11pm
Venue: Gardens By The Bay
Tickets from $4, for more information visit www.christmaswonderland.sg
Santa Runs For Wishes
Christmas is all about the spirit of giving! Help the Make-A-Wish Foundation bring joy to the hearts of little ones – dress up as Santa or an elf and sweat it out with fellow do-gooders at this 5km charity fun run! Spreading the holiday cheer while getting in shape? Sign us up!
Date: 9 Dec
Time: 7.30am to 11am
Venue: Promontory at Marina Bay
Tickets from $32 for more info visit www.santarunforwishes.sg
Marina Bay Singapore Countdown
End off 2017 with a bang at the biggest year-end celebrations yet! With an exciting lineup of carnival games, gastronomical delights and spectacular fireworks to look forward to, there are plenty of fun activities to keep you in high spirits as you countdown to the new year. 3… 2… 1!
Date: 31 Dec
Time: 5pm to 2am
Venue: Civic District, The Float, The Promontory and Bayfront Event Space
For more information, visit www.marinabaycountdown.sg
What will you be up to this December? Tell us in the comment section!
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