December is going to be a busy time with loads of Christmas Theme Thing to do this Year. We have compile a list of awesome things and activities around Singapore. Be it a meet and greet with your favorite character at the mall, a movie under the stars or experiencing ice and snow here in tropical Singapore, there is something for everybody.
We will be updating this list as we find more things so check back for more or leave us a comment if there are any cool kids activities we miss!
Meet and Greets, Bouncing Playground and Free Mall Shows and Activities
SpongeBob SquarePants Bouncing Playground
Play in the Krusty Krab Ball Pit, explore the Pineapple House Maze, and cruise their way down Giant Slides! at Sponge Bob Square Pants Bouncing Playground.
- Image credit Changi Airport FB
Where & When: Changi Airport, Terminal 3, Row 11 12pm – 10pm daily (15 Nov 2013 – 5 Jan 2014)
Enjoy jumping onto a Bouncing Castle, play a mini bowling game and make your own Christmas tree or everyone’s beloved Mr. Snowman, and bring one home with you!
Where & When: Ang Mo Kio hub B1 Exhibition Hall 6 – 22 Dec, 11am – 9pm (last entry at 8.30pm) Just spend $60* ($120 at FairPrice Xtra) between 6 and 22 Dec to redeem an entry pass#. Plus! Members need to spend only $50* ($100* at FairPrice Xtra).
Thomas the Train Meet and Greet
Besides a beautiful Carnival and Light Show, City Square Mall is also having Christmas with Thomas & Friends Live Show and Meet & Greet Session that will get kids who like this character excited.
Where & When: City Square Mall Level 1 Atrium 30 November to 15 December (daily except Mondays) Tue – Fri at 2pm & 7pm; Sat & Sun at 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
Sesame Street – The Christmas Experience
Meet & Greet with Sesame Street Characters!
Where & When: Takashimaya Square Thu 28 Nov to Sun 8 Dec 2013 1pm, 4pm & 7pm (No show on Mon 2 Dec & Sun 8 Dec, 1pm)
Doraemon Live Show & Meet & Greet and Doraemon Maze
Live shows and meet and greet, Doraemon Maze as well as lots of Giant Doraemons!
Where & When: Event Square, Downtown East Doraemon Live Show and Meet & Greet! is on 6 – 31 Dec (except Mondays) Weekdays – 7pm, Weekends – 3pm & 6.30pm Doraemon Maze is at Costa Sands Resort (Downtown East) Entrance from 1 Dec – 31 Dec Time: 12pm – 9pm
Barbie Mariposa & the Fairy Princess !!
MAGICAL MEET UP where you can get close to Barbie™ as Mariposa, the Butterfly Fairy and FLUTTER WITH CREATIVITY where you can design your very own wings!
Where & When: Raffles City , 3- 8th Dec 2013 MAGICAL MEET UP 3- 8 Dec Tue – Fri: 1pm & 7pm; Sat & Sun: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm Level 3 FLUTTER WITH CREATIVITY: 2.30pm 3 – 8 Dec Level 3 Redeem a pass* to a session of hands-on fun for the little ones with a min. of $30 spent from 15 Nov – 1 Dec. Pre-registration required at Concierge, Level 1.
Canimals Jiggle & Wiggle show
Shoppers who spend $30 (up to 2 combined same-day receipts) can redeem a “Canimals Jiggle & Wiggle show” pass valid for 2 children from 15 November to 14 December 2013.
Where & When: HarbourFront Centre , 7 Dec (Sat) : 1 – 3pm / 5 – 7pm, 8 Dec (Sun) 1 – 3pm, 14 Dec (Sat) 1 – 3pm / 5 – 7pm, 15 Dec (Sun) 1 – 3pm
The Little Big Club Meet and Greet
Join Barney & Friends, Fireman Sam, and Angelina Ballerina as they bring you a ‘live’ music and dance extravaganza
Where & When:United Square Shopping Mall- The Kids Learning Mall. 29 Nov – 9 Dec. Mon – Fri: 2pm & 7pm Sat – Sun: 12.30pm, 3.30pm & 7pm (No shows on Tue)
Forever Friends Live Shows !!
Where & When:The Centrepoint, Yew Tee Point, Changi City Point, Compass Point, Noth Point and Bedok Point. Various timing. Check out the Fraser Mall blog site for details
PORORO & Friends at NEX!!
Where & When: Nex 5-15 December
The Smurfs LIVE !!! and Bricks Playground
Where & When: West Coast Plaza 6 – 15 Dec (No show on 9 Dec) 1pm & 7pm (Tues & Fri). 1pm, 4pm & 7pm (Sat & Sun)
Catch the Minions LIVE!!
Celebrating a MINIONFUL Christmas, Meet Stuart and Jerry, Make a 3D Christmas Tree at Suntec City West Atrium.
Where & When: Suntec City West Atrium 6 – 22 Dec (Tue to Fri : 1pm & 7pm, Sat to Sun : 1pm, 4pm & 7pm) Spend $30 on weekends from now till 22 Dec to qualify for 3D Christmas Tree Workshop – 2 – 5pm, 1st come 1st serve, while stocks last!
Ice and Snow and Carnivals
Carnival Festive Light Show & Snowy Playtime
There is a beautiful carousel, kiddy rides, light show and snow at the park outside the mall which have been transform into a Christmas Wonderland
Where & When: City Square Mall, Level 1 City Green Park. Carnival is from 1 – 9 pm while Festive Light Show is from 8pm and 9pm Daily
Skating Sessions with Santa
You can watch ice skating performances and kids can skate with little penguins.
- Image credit : Velocity FB
Where & When: Velocity@Novena 26 Nov – 22 Dec 2013 (Tues – Sun only)
For those below 1.4m in height (Min. age: 3 years old): 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm & 4.30pm
For those above 1.4m in height: 7.30pm
A Golden Traditional Christmas
Fancy frolicking in “snow” in a picturesque magical set up with life-size horses, reindeers and Santa himself? Enjoy avalanche and Snow at Tanglin Mall
Where & When: Tanglin Mall, around the Big Christmas Tree. Weekdays Avalanche: 7.30 – 7.45 pm | Snow: 7.45 – 8.00pm. Weekends/Public Holidays – Avalanche: 7.30 – 7.45 pm & 8.30 – 8.45pm | Snow: 7.45 – 8.00pm & 8.45– 9.00pm
2Degree Ice Art 2013
Held in a thermal-insulated hall kept at -15°C, the exhibition occupies some 50,280 sq feet of space and uses a total of 450 tons of crystal-clear and coloured ice blocks. It will be spilt into six exciting themes featuring the likes of London’s Big Ben, Paris’ Eiffel Tower and our very own Merlion, alongside towering sculptures as high as 4 meters.
Where & When: Sheares Link, Bay Front Ave, Sat, 30 Nov – Tue, 31 Dec 2013 Wed, 20 Nov – Tue, 31 Dec 2013 10.00am – 10.00pm
Event is from 20 Nov to 31 Dec. Ticket Pricing: Standard: S$32, Child (9-12 Years Old): S$26 •Free entry for children below 1.2m, below the age of 9 when accompanied by at least 1 paying adult.
Free Movies under the Stars
Movies Under The Stars – Avatar, Wall.E
Watch these amazing Science Fiction film and animation under a blanket of stars! Singapore Botanical Gardens traditionally have many of their trees decorated with Recycled Christmas decoration yearly so you can enjoy the atmosphere and nature along with the show. (Tentage is provided in case it’s drizzling)
Where & When: Singapore Botanical Gardens Lawn E, Green Pavilion, Bandstand (Swan Lake) Sat Dec 7 (Avatar) Sat Dec 14 (Wall.E) 8:30 –10:00pm
Movie Under The Stars – Despicable Me!! and Despicable Me 2
Oh yes…every body’s favorite Minion is appearing at Changi Point’s free movie along with free pop-corns!
Where & When: Changi City Point, Arena @ L 3 , Despicable Me -14 Dec, Despicable Me 2 21 Dec , 7.30pm
Movies Under The Stars – The Polar Express, Home Alone
Rochester Mall is also have movie screening together with Free Pop Corn and Candy Floss. If the weather is good, the screening will be at the outdoor area outside Swissbake. If the weather is not, it will be at the driveway outside pies and coffee.
Where & When: Rochester Mall Sat Dec 7 (The Polar Express) Sat Dec 14 (Home Alone) Starts 7 pm
In the Cinemas & Theatres
Beautiful animation and a heart warming story line, this new Disney movie is a great watch for kids and parents. Frozen also received widespread acclaim from critics.
Thomas and Friends: King of the Railway Exclusive Screening (Digital)
The steam team’s quest begins when a special guest arrives on Sodor with a big surprise and important jobs for Thomas, Percy and James. The engines meet new friends and discover suits of armor; coats of arms and legends of long-ago heroes.
Where & When: For a limited period, exclusively at Cathay Cinemas starting 23 Nov. Tickets are priced at $9 each (NTUC Plus!/Plus! Cardmembers: $8)
Narrated by David Attenborough, “Penguins 3D” celebrates the destiny of a very special King Penguin, who returns to his birthplace in the sub-Antarctic. Known as Penguin City..this 39 mins 3D short film is a documentary is an amazing watch.
Where & When: At S’pore Discovery Centre 01 – 04 December 9:30AM, 4:30PM, 05 December 4:30PM, 05 December 4:30PM, 06 – 11 December 9:30AM, 4:30PM, 12 – 18 December 9:30AM, 4:45PM (Cost $4)