Whether you're a Kris Kringle or a Grumpy Grinch, these gorgeous Christmas light displays in Singapore are guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit!
Wondering where to see Christmas lights in Singapore? Despite being a year-round sunshine city, the festive season always sees the Little Red Dot transforming into a Christmas wonderland. We’re talking gorgeous light displays accompanied by elaborately decorated Xmas trees at every shopping precinct. So, in between looking for Christmas decorations, gift shopping and hanging out with Santa, you’ll want to take some time to check out these twinkling places in Singapore where holiday lights will really ignite your yuletide spirit.
WHERE TO SEE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS IN SINGAPORE
1. Christmas on a Great Street, Orchard Road
Hit up the whole of Orchard Road and prepare to be dazzled by sparkling festive lights and colourful set-ups at every turn. This awesome light display starts at Tanglin Mall and ends at Plaza Singapura.
When: Now until 1 January 2021
Where: Orchard Road
2. Universal Studios Singapore
Resorts World Sentosa is once again pulling out all the stops for its Christmas extravaganza. A ticket during the festive season doesn’t just mean exhilarating rollercoaster rides (check out our guide to to a day at Universal Studios) – it also means loads of glittering tinsel, holly, and Xmas-themed character meet and greets. We hear that the Minions, Shrek and all his friends will be around!
When: Until 3 Jan 2021
Where: Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269;
3. Christmas Wonderland, Gardens by The Bay
We’re giving this seasonal fave (pictured top) a mention for its stunning light sculptures imported all the way from Italy, and its memorable (instagrammed-to-death) Spalliera centrepiece. While there’s no confirmation whether or not it’ll be making an appearance this year, it’s always a stunner.
When: 30 November-1 January
Where: Gardens by the Bay
4. Marina Central District
Sure, these aren’t Christmas lights, but the buildings in the Marina Central District are putting on a show of their own from 7.30pm till Midnight. On til 15 December, key buildings in the district will be lit up in teal. And yes, it sure is pretty.
5. ION Orchard Pinwheel Tree
When you’re done checking out all the lights on Orchard, walk over to ION Orchard for its magical interactive pinwheel tree. Give this pretty tree a spin and watch it light up!
6. LEGO Festive Carnival
Your LEGO lovin’ tots will love the festive LEGO displays at 13 Capitaland malls around Singapore. Plaza Singapore, Tampines Mall, Junction 8, and Funan! Check out colourful scenes made completely out of LEGO bricks, including a 20-metre and 15-metre Rock & Roller Coaster at Plaza Singapura and Junction 8 respectively.
Top image: Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay
Merry Christmas, folks! We’ll see you beneath the Christmas lights in Singapore very soon!