It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas: 9 Christmas markets to check out in Singapore
No need to travel far to get your fill of Christmas markets, from tasty treats to gorgeous gifts, these markets you can find in Singapore each have something unique to offer. Yes, some of them even snow
It's starting to look a lot like Christmas: 9 Christmas markets to check out in Singapore
Celebrate Christmas at these 9 Markets
Scrolling through pictures on Instagram of a white, snowy Christmas? Dreaming of warming your hands around a mug of hot chocolate while walking under fairy lights and Christmas market stalls? Not travelling during a holiday season can be tough, especially during Christmas.
Europe may be known for its quaint Christmas markets and towns but who says we can’t have our own version of Christmas markets here in Singapore?
Check out these Christmas markets that’ll make you feel like you’re celebrating the festive season in a winter wonderland (minus the snow).
If you are not travelling this December, Kira Kira Wanderland is bringing Japan’s festivities to you. “Kira-Kira”, means “twinkling” in Japanese, a clear indication that this Wanderland will brighten up your holidays.
Organised by Japan Rail Cafe, this year’s highlights include movie screenings, dance and art performances, workshops like candle-making and even Christmas Baubel-making.
There’s even a grand lucky draw that visitors can look forward to.
This is the season of giving and what better way to show that then presenting your loved one with a handmade candle or snow globe?
Simply sign up for complimentary workshops at Creator’s Market and you’ll have to look no further for the perfect gift. You’ll also find carefully curated present by local creators if you don’t have the time to make one of your own.
Decorated with dazzling lights and turned into something out of a fairytale, be serenaded by Christmas Carols under the stars and even experience ‘snowfall’ of our very own here in Singapore.
Surrounded by beautiful and captivating light sculptures, take part in interactive workshops and an enthralling theatrical production. We won’t give it away but all we can say is, there’s a circus and a light show involved.
Escape the heat and enter the closest thing we have to a winter wonderland in the tropics. What used to be Terminal 3 has been magically transformed into Arendelle, ruled by Queen Elsa and Anna from Frozen.
With a massive castle as its centrepiece, celebrate Christmas with a dazzling display of lights and a snow show so real that’ll have you turning your head to look for Elsa.
Over at Jewel, get your fill of Arendelle-inspired booths that helm festive treats and goodies. With workshops like ukelele-painting and leather crafting, you’ll be wishing you could stay in Arendelle forever.
It doesn’t have to snow for it to dazzle, look no further for the perfect way to spend this joyous season. Be rewarded for your Christmas shopping with free DIY workshops – make your own crotchet cup holder to carry your bubble-tea in style or your own yarn necklace.
Name a better place to have a Christmas market than on the iconic Orchard Road. Our already gorgeous shopping street is magically transformed into a Christmas village around the Ngee Ann City area that’s illuminated with glittering fairy lights and breathtaking installations.
There’ll be carnival rides, delicious bites and captivating performances that’ll keep everyone of all ages jolly and festive. Partake in some retail therapy as you peruse the pop-up stalls, there’s no better time than Christmas to treat yourself.