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Get your cameras ready, and expect to see some really cool festive-themed installations and events at Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES from Dec 6 to 24.

When you shop at Capitol Singapore or CHIJMES, you’ll receive a $5 voucher with a $100 minimum spend (maximum of three combined receipts on the same day). Now, let’s check out what’s happening at Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES.


Lucky Draw at Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES


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Everyone gets a chance to win prizes with every $50 spent at Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES.

The prizes include one-night room stays for two with breakfast at the luxurious The Capitol Kempinski Hotel, dining and shopping vouchers, and hampers.


Capitol Singapore – A Christmas Wonderland

Photo: Capitol Kempinski Singing Tree

Picture this: A festive wonderland that transports visitors to one of the largest European-themed Christmas Markets in Singapore. The Capitol Kempinski Christmas Market at the mall’s Outdoor Plaza will be home to more than 50 festive booths selling Christmas goodies, jewellery and accessories, decorative ornaments, F&B, and more.


Capitol Kempinski Christmas Market

Opens: Dec 6, 8pm
From: Dec 7 to 24, 11.30am – 9.30pm
Venue: Outdoor Plaza & Arcade


Capitol Kempinski Singing Tree

Get ready for plenty of Insta-moments. Feast your eyes – and ears on the dazzling eight-metre tall Capitol Kempinski Singing Tree. It comes to life with the voices of over 30 carollers singing Christmas carols.

Opens: Dec 6, 8.30pm – 9pm

From: Dec 7 & 8, 7.30pm – 8pm, and Dec 13 to 24, 8.30pm – 9pm

Venue: Outdoor Plaza

Capitol Kempinski Skating Rink

Opens: Dec 6, 8pm

From: Dec 7 to 24 Dec, 11.30am – 9.30pm (Last admission at 8.45pm)

Venue: Outdoor Plaza

Admission Fee: $6 for a 30-minute session or spend a minimum of $50 at Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES for a complimentary session. Admission fee does not include the rental of skating shoes and gear.


Santa Claus Meet & Greet

Don’t miss the traditional log house where you can snap your Christmas-ey moments with Santa Claus. And he doesn’t come empty-handed. Keep a lookout for Father Christmas as he has some surprises (read: gifts) in his bag!

Opens: Dec 6, 8pm – 9pm

From: Dec 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23 and 24, 2pm – 6pm

From: Dec 9 to 13, Dec 16 to 20, 6pm – 8pm

Venue: Outdoor Plaza



To complete the enchanting European-themed Christmas at Capitol Singapore, you can even expect “snowfall” every evening at the Outdoor Plaza. Share your best Christmas photos on Capitol Singapore with the hashtag #TheSeasonofJoyCapitolSG .

Opens: Dec 6, 8.15pm, 9.15pm

From: Dec 7 to 24, 7.15pm, 8.15pm and 9.15pm

Venue: Outdoor Plaza

Address: Capitol Singapore, 13 Stamford Road


CHIJMES – An Instagram Wonderland

Providing the festive backdrop for your Insta-moments are seven art Installations, and be awed by the spectacular laser projection shows of iconic Christmas scenes at CHIJMES. It will display festive animations on the facade of the historic CHIJMES Hall. Scan the QR codes in the show to stand a chance to redeem gifts.

Adding to the festivity are roving musicians, carollers and mascots making their stops along the lifestyle and dining outlets. Upload your snaps on CHIJMES’ Christmas celebrations with the hashtag #TheSeasonofJoyCHIJMES .


Instagram Wonderland


Snap away at seven photo-op installations themed after Christmas ornaments!

From: Dec 6 – 25, from 7pm

Venue: Various locations


Laser Projection Show

From: Dec 6 – 25, from 8pm

Venue: Back of CHIJMES Hall


Roving Christmas Musicians

From: Dec 6, 7, 13, 14, 7pm – 7.30pm. Dec 16 – 24, 8pm – 8.30pm


Carolling Performances

From: Dec 16 to 24, 7.30pm – 8pm, 8.30pm – 9pm

Address: CHIJMES, 30 Victoria Street