#PamperMyHoliday2019: What’s Down in Singapore This December

It’s that time of the year again when everyone’s expressing disbelief at how time flies. But now that 2019 is almost done and dusted, there’s nothing better than to end the year with a bang in Singapore.

Singapore always looks stunning in the year-end with the streets and malls decorated with colorful lights and installations for Christmas. There is so much to do in town during the festive season, from festive markets, epic feasts and not to forget, new year eve parties for everyone to enjoy and celebrate the end of the year while looking forward to a whole new year.


It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And you’ve got to make a pilgrimage to Gardens by the Bay for its annual and unmissable Christmas Wonderland. Be dazzled by magical luminaire lights that transform the fairground into a stunning wonderland with the festivities at Singapore’s most popular year-end event, Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay.

Singapore’s very own European-style Christmas extravaganza is back for its fifth edition. Be mesmerized by the mind-blowing illusions of ‘2018 America’s Got Talent’ Rob Lake, experience snow in the tropic and skate under the stars. Not to mention, the festival will be showcasing traditional Yuletide favorites and other festive fun activities for everyone to enjoy.

Date: 30th November – 26th December 2019
Venue: Gardens by the bay
For more info: chrismastwonderland.sg


Lots of Santas, food trucks, rides, and games at Orchard Road’s Christmas light-up 2019. This year’s dress-up, running from Nov 16 to Jan 1, is themed ‘The Greatest Gift’, with rotund Santa icons and three Christmas villages where revelers can play, eat and make merry. New to this year’s street decorations is a welcome arch framing the junction of Tanglin and Grange Road. The dress-up is also extended towards Grange Road and Orchard Link for the first time in the event’s 36-year history.

Date: 16th November 2019 – 1st January 2020
Venue: Along Orchard Road
For more info: https://www.orchardroad.org/


The very talented Singaporean singer, JJ Lin is returning to Singapore for a concert, playing his first National Stadium show on December 21. The Sanctuary 2.0 World Tour marks his return since his four record-breaking sold-out shows at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in August last year.

Bigger and better, this enhanced version of last year’s Sanctuary World Tour takes the indoor concert outdoors. Alongside stunning lighting and visual effects, the new stage is designed with two moving extensions, bridging the superstar closer to fans. Expect abstract costumes and set designs that are bound to elevate the overall show experience.

Date: 21st – 22nd December
Venue: Singapore National Stadium
For more info: https://www.sportshub.com.sg/JJLin


This Christmas, step right into the spirit of the festive season at The Great Christmas Village across 3 locations at *SCAPE, Grange Road Car Park and Shaw House Urban Plaza. The Great Christmas Village runs from 23 November – 26 December 2019 and features more than 30 amusement rides and game booths, up from four previously. The Great Christmas Villages at *SCAPE and Shaw House Urban Plaza will host family-friendly rides whereas teenagers and young adults can enjoy thrilling rides at Grange Road Car Park.

New this year to the Great Christmas Village are also two thematic pop-ups. Nom Nom Nom will present street food from 14 vendors in food trucks that will be rotating between the Great Christmas Villages at *SCAPE and Shaw House Urban Plaza. Visitors can also dive into a world of Hasbro toys at Mini TOYBOX, which will feature popular brands such as NERF, My Little Pony and MONOPOLY. There will be nightly performances at the Great Christmas Village at *SCAPE by singers such as Estelle Fly, Shye and Charlene Su leading up to the Christmas Eve Countdown Concert at the Great Christmas Village.

Date: 23rd November 2019 – 26th December 2019
Venue: Shaw House Urban Plaza, *SCAPE, Grange Road Car Park


If you are still sober at the stroke of midnight, you are not doing it right. Here’s where the great parties, countdowns, and celebrations are going down.


As the year 2019 ends, it is the time where the best parties will take place to celebrate and welcome the New Year. Legacy Festival is bringing the biggest acts in dance music, to end 2019 with the biggest party in town! This December, the very first Legacy Dance Music Festival is set to take place this at Siloso Beach, one of Singapore’s leading lifestyle destinations which are perfect for a rave where the dance floor is sandy, and the music is louder than the crashing waves for party-goers to enjoy.

Legacy is a 2-day music festival that combines globally famous acts with a uniquely Singaporean spirit to present a world-class event accessible to the masses. Delivering all-killer-no-filler big drops are Grammy Award winner Tiësto, the pioneer of dance music Don Diablo, and Dutch trailblazer Oliver Heldens who are all among the world’s current top 10 headliners. Also bringing some sunshine to the decks are global superstars Zedd and Cosmic Gate, as well as Alok and Da Tweekaz who are making their Singapore debut.

Date: 6th-7th December
Venue: Singapore Siloso Beach
For more info: https://www.legacy-festival.com/#/home

Countdown at Marina Bay Sands
31st – 1st December 2019

New Year’s Eve in Singapore is known for its massive celebration, with the biggest and most exciting festivities centered around the Marina Bay area. Indulge in delicious delicacies, music, entertainment and of course the extraordinary colorful fireworks show that will light up the night when the countdown happens, and the clock strikes 12. It is certainly a celebration not to be missed!
Venue: Marina Bay Sands

HI-SO Party
31st December 2019

There is absolutely no better way to countdown the last moments of the new year in Singapore than at a rooftop party at SO Sofitel Hotel. With exciting events and performances lined up, the celebrations here are sure to get the New Year’s Eve party going.

The visitors can enjoy complimentary services like white and red wine, prosecco, draft beer, a selection of cocktails and soft drinks. If an all-you-can-eat buffet is what excites you then this party is definitely your place to be at to enjoy every last second of the year 2019!
Venue: SO Sofitel Singapore – 35 Robinson Road

Downtown East Celebrates Countdown 2020
31 December 2019

After a 6-year hiatus, they are finally back. On 31 December 2019, Downtown East will hold one of its biggest Countdown party yet! With a star-studded line-up and FREE admission.

Headlined by internationally renowned DJ Brooks, who has collaborated with international superstars Martin Garrix and David Guetta on the hit single “Like I Do”. Supporting acts include popular local DJs; Farah Farz, Lincey and Perk Pietrek with portfolios nothing short of impressive. Expect genres ranging from Electronic Dance Music, Hip-Hop, R&B, Open-Format and more. Hosted by Emcee Sonorus, be prepared to be hyped up and get your hearts pumping as you rave on into 2020.

Venue: D’Marquee @ Downtown East 1 Pasir Ris Close Singapore, 519599
Time: 9.00pm – 1.30am

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