Amazing sights and lights: Singapore’s most picturesque destinations this holiday season
The Christmas Trees, the glistening lights, and all the other festive holiday decorations make Christmas one of the most enchanting, happiest, and most picturesque times of the year. However, the real beauty of this holiday is the moments that bring people together: the gift-giving, the get-togethers, and the getaways. Are you spending your Holidays in Singapore? Create picture-perfect memories at these Singapore’s stunning holiday attractions.
Singapore brings the Christmas attractions straight from your Christmas fantasies and offers exciting possibilities that will surely provide you and your loved ones with picture-perfect and beautiful experiences and memories that you would definitely want to capture.
Holiday Marvels Straight from the Heart of the City
If you are looking for a winter fairytale to come through, the Gardens by the Bay has its enchanting Christmas Wonderland. Considered as one of Singapore’s main annual events, this attraction is sure to excite families and friends who are looking for some holiday cheer while feasting on delicious treats at their European-inspired festive market. Play different carnival games at the fun fairground and experience skating under the beautiful night sky at their open skating rink.
The star of the event is the stunning seven-story luminary light called the Spalliera. During the event’s nightly Blizzard Time, the visitors can witness the Christmas Wonderland experience set against the magical snowfall and the Spalliera’s lights.
The Christmas on a Great Street is another amazing sight to behold. Every year, Singapore’s famous Orchard Road is lit up with fantastic light installations. For this year, the event celebrates with the theme “Endless Wonder” which features their very own Christmas Village complete with pop-up shops and food bazaars. Be inspired to encapsulate your Singapore holiday and take a dreamy photo at the Walk of Wonder, a 20-meter-long tunnel of blue fairy lights that are covered in a silver reflective fabric blanketing.
For those who are looking for an adventure-filled yuletide, a traveler can head over at the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival. Admission to the grounds is free and it is open for all, especially for people who are seeking for trill. Adventure-seekers will surely enjoy more than 40 rides and games such as the Star Flyer, Maxx 5, Euro Coaster, Jungle River, and Das Fun Schiff (Pirate Ship).
A carnival experience will not be complete without the yummy food. There is a food bazaar with the Michelin-starred gourmet food and classic carnival treats. There are also a wide variety of performances from local independent artists, DJs, and caroling chorales that you should not miss.
The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival is just a part of an even bigger celebration: the Marina Bay Countdown. This much-anticipated even gives the attendees an extravagant night full of fun including their laser show, a bustling holiday bazaar, and their grand fireworks display. During the year-end festivities, Singapore’s cityscape turns into a perfect backdrop for a fantastic projection mapping displays. This includes the big countdown and the crowd-sourced New Year wishes, that will be projected across the Fullerton Hotel and followed by a magnificent firework display that will surely get the spectators excited for the possibilities that the new year brings.
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Christmas Is Made Special at Sentosa
For a completely unique holiday experience, you can try out an underwater Christmas with the Merry Fishmas at the S.E.A. Aquarium at Sentosa. Capture an interesting and fun photo with Scuba Santa and his Underwater Elves inside a massive aquarium complete with colorful fishes. As the S.E.A. Aquarium advocates protecting the marine wildlife and reducing the waste in the seas and oceans, the Merry Fishmas is complete with a plastic bottle Christmas tree and a Scrooge’s Recycling Workshop where guests can experience making their special Christmas gifts made from recycled materials.
Kids and kids-at-heart can discover what it is like to be an elf at the North Pole at A Universal Christmas at the Universal Studios Sentosa. Santa’s Workshop is a fully-immersive attraction that is filled with fun challenges. Guests can also catch Santa Clause with his elves and reindeers at Santa’s Snowy Sleigh Ride, a fun parade circling around Universal Studios. Complete your Universal Christmas by watching the amusing Christmas show with Oscar Grouchmas Live and take wonderful pictures at any corner of the Universal Studios as it transforms into a delightful Christmas village.
Add a little luxury to your trip when you go on a Christmas cruise on board the Royal Albatross, a massive 4-mast, and 22-tail Tall Ship. Sail from the shores of Sentosa and enjoy a Christmas feast on the open deck decorated with sleigh bells, mistletoe, and baubles as you soak in the stunning view of the sunset. With this spectacular background, you can take Instagram-worthy shots.
Spend your holiday season in Singapore and get to see these wonderful sights and make meaningful memories that will surely give you the most beautiful pictures and memories to match!
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