Your guide to the best deals and Christmas festivities at these shopping malls
Bedok Mall knows we are time-strapped to get last minute gifts so they have extended their shopping hours till 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays (Dec 14, 15, 21, 22). Also on these dates, spend $50 at any shop from 9pm to enter a lucky draw at the B2 atrium.
For those who want to do good as well this festive period, you can adopt a plant for charity at $10 to the Bedok Mall Christmas Charity Fund. CapitaLand Hope Foundation will match the proceeds dollar-for-dollar and it will all go towards Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of SIngapore (MINDS) and Very Special Arts (VSA) Singapore. For more information, click here.
For those who would like to experience a Christmas market and carnival, Bugis Junction is hosting one from now till Dec 30. Besides game booths and Insta-worthy festive decor, there are 20 booths dedicated to the sale of 20 food and beverage, fashion and collectibles. There is one that specialises in the sale of Mickey Mouse paraphernalia to celebrate the character’s 90th birthday.
You can also customise your fashion purchases too, as both malls have collaborated with local fashion label Playhood. Limited to the first 100 customisation a day, spend at least $120 (or $100 on Amex CapitaCard) to enjoy a complimentary customisation service (choose between embroidery, iron-on patches or charms). Here are all the shopping tips and deals you can expect.
Besides the Christmas carolling happening from now till Dec 25 between 7-9pm at level 1 of The Capitol Kempinski, there is also a beer slide challenge and Christmas music and light projection show at CHIJMES.
Also, Capitol Theatre is having an Xmas eve party from 9pm to late, at $48 per pax. Lastly, ring in the new year as both The Capitol Kempinski and CHIJMES are hosting new year countdown parties from 9pm to 1am. Find out more at here and here.
Till Dec 26, a spending of at least $150 would get a porcelain set (cup, bowl and pot) worth $35.80. Different colours are available and it’s limited to the first 30 shoppers of each day.
Beauty salons like Face Shower Bar and The Ogee Clinic are also running special deals, while fashion labels like Echo Couture and Mixshop are having special discounts and deals. Find out more about what Citylink Mall has to offer here.
IMM mall, which actually starts for International Merchandising Mart Mall (bet you didn’t know that), claims to be the biggest outlet mall in Singapore. With Christmas deals and year-end sales happening, this means that already discounted products at this mall gets even more affordable. For instance, Under Armour is offering an additional 20% off, while Melissa is giving away $20 voucher with a minimum spend of $200 at their MDREAMS pop-up. Check out the full list of deals at IMM here.
In addition, from now till Dec 23, a spend of at least $80 (or $60 with Amex CapitaCard), gets you complimentary pair of tickets for a guided tour of the butterfly aviary that features five species of butterflies, including the Singapore’s national common rose butterfly. Other activities include a parrot show and craft activities like face painting and postcard making. Click here to find out more this Flutter of Wonder initiative.
Partnering with Love For A Dollar till Dec 24, get your Christmas gifts wrapped at JEM level 4 with a minimum donation of a dollar and the proceeds will go to the Care Community Services Society.
Brands in JEM are also having gifts-with-purchase and discount deals. At Robinsons for instance, buy a Bobbi Brown mini crushed lip colour kit ($85) and receive a 30ml deluxe size of their soothing cleansing oil. Click here to find out what other participating labels like Crabtree & Evelyn and Fresh are doing.
Besides shopping at the six Christmas markets in Millenia Walk, you can also have a photo opportunity with Santa Claus. There is also a tiered reward system for your spending. Spend $50/150/800 and be rewarded with a gift-wrap set, a holiday tote bag or a chocolate berry log cake from Patisserie G.
With $800 spent, you can enter a lucky draw and stand to win over $7,000 worth of prizes. All these are happening till Dec 25 and you can get more information here.
From now till Jan 1, in celebration of Raffles City’s 32nd anniversary, the mall is hosting a lucky draw where shoppers stand to win an Apple Watch with every $32 spent. Moreover, the first 100 shoppers to spend $500 each week can redeem a gift set from Lush or vouchers from Charles & Keith.
Flashing this gift guide at the participating stores will get you exclusive shopping deals, which include 10% off regular-priced items at Ginlee Studios and 50% off regular-priced items at Elliot & Carmen Fine Jewellery (limited to the first 100 shoppers), just to name a few.
American Express cardholders can enjoy additional shopping deals and promos, such as 10% off regular-priced items at brands like Desigual, Thomas Sabo and Rabeanco. Click here for the full list of prizes and here for the shopping deals.
To show their support for the Blossom World Society charity organisation, Plaza Singapura is running two initiatives. The first, happening till the 23rd, shoppers donate the amount they like in exchange for a gift wrapping service. The second, called Pay Your Age, runs from 21st to 23rd between 8 to 11pm, and customers just have to pay the amount in accordance to their age when purchasing an item from Plaza Singapura’s tenants (Marks & Spencers, Muji, Watsons, Choco Express and Gadget Plus). CapitaLand Hope Foundation. Capitaland’s philanthropic arm, will match the proceeds dollar-for-dollar.
Plus, the mall is holding a contest where you have a post a photo of you with the mall’s Christmas decorations on to social media and stand a chance to win a Samsung S9. Full contest details are available here.
From now to Dec 25, Westgate has engaged Venetian performers to entertain while you shop. From jesters and jugglers to stilt walkers and face painters, they will be performing from 6-8pm daily. There will also be a live band performing every Thursday and Friday between 7 to 9.45pm.
Of course, there are also shopping deals at the mall. Giordano Ladies is extending 25% discount with at least a two-piece purchase while multi-label beauty store Sasa is offering 35% discount with at least a three-item purchase. Click here for all the deals at Westgate.
With every $80 spent at Wisma Atria, you’ll get a chance to win a pair of business class return tickets to Paris, inclusive of a four-star hotel stay. Also from now till Jan 1, the first 420 shoppers of each day to spend $300 with their MasterCard will get $30 Wisma Atria vouchers.
Furthermore, the mall is hosting a Christmas market till Dec 25 at the level 1 indoor event space where a mix of accessories, wares and handicrafts are being sold. Find out more of what Wisma Atria has to offer here.