Things to do this Christmas weekend

The long awaited Christmas holiday is here! With the long weekend ahead, here a few things you can see and do this weekend!

New Balance 327 Diner

Go back to the 70s at the New Balance 327 Diner pop up at Bugis Junction. 

This eye-catching diner has a vibrant pastel teal and pink colour, neon lights and checkered flooring. It is specially designed in celebration of their iconic and best-selling athleisure shoe – New Balance 327 which has been reinvented into one that pays homage to the 70s.

Bugis Junction Plus

This pop-up gives you the retro-meets-modern vibes and is definitely a place for photo taking. Not to mention, in the spirit of giving, any purchase at the New Balance 327 Diner comes together with a treat from some local brands. If you are looking for a last minute gift for a loved one, there is even a customisation area that allows you to personalise your own tote bags and T-shirts. 

Ends 27th Dec 2020

Address: 200 Victoria St, #01-05 Bugis Junction, Singapore 188021

Opening hours: 11am to 9pm (mon-sun)



Located in the heart of the city, Atico is the one-stop spot for a perfect dining experience be it day or night

56 storeys high, Aitco is a brand new rooftop dining with three different concepts – FIRE, FLNT and 1-Atico Ultra Lounge. Savour some authentic Argentinian cuisine at FIRE, and indulge in their top-shelf cuts of meat grilled to your satisfaction. Or visit the charming and high-energy FLNT bar that provides you with the perfect blend between East and West. Spoil yourself with FLNT’s  selection of Japanese Peruvian food and drink items. 

Address: 2 Orchard Turn, Level 55 & 56.  Singapore 238801

Baileys Treat Bar @ Apiary Tanjong Pagar


For the month of December, Apiary’s outlet at Tanjong Pagar is hosting a Baileys Treat Bar pop up. Decked in pastel pink, this pop-up is the first of its kind here in South East Asia. 


Celebrate this festive season with their limited-edition ice cream flavours. such as the Baileys & Brownies and Baileys Cherry Cupcake. While there, you should definitely try out Bailey’s new seasonal flavours drinks – Baileys Strawberry & Cream and Baileys Red Velvet Cupcake. 

Ends 31 December 2020

Address: 84 Neil Road, Apiary, Singapore 088844

Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday: 12pm – 10pm | Friday & Saturday: 12pm – 10.30pm

Bears & Friends

Looking for something to snack on? 

Bears & Friends is a new gummy bear outlet that is well, all things gummy bears. From sweet to sour and even alcoholic, there is a wide range of gummy bears for you to choose from. 

Not to mention, these gummies are made with all things natural! As such, there will be no artificial flavouring or colours (with some exceptions). They also offer you 6 vegan and vegetarian options that contain no gelatin with flavours that include super sour mix and frozen yogurt. 

Address: 78 Haji Lane, Singapore 189270


12pm – 8.30pm (mon – thurs)

12pm – 9.30pm (fri & sat)

12pm – 8pm (sun)

Sweetea Caffe 一杯夏日

At one glance, this building may look rather underwhelming. But did you know that there is an oh-so-gorgeous cafe within it that serves up some just as glamorous high tea and brunch sets?

Sweetea Caffe

Sweetea Caffe has a retro decor that transports you to one of the Hong Kong film sets in the 60s . The alfresco area at the balcony overlooks the scenic view of the brightly coloured heritage buildings – making it a great spot for your next instagram picture. 

Sweetea Caffe

Be spoiled for choice with their wide variety of options ranging from pancakes to fried chicken and dumplings. Or feel fancy with their High Tea Set ($38.80) that is filled with sweet treats and a pot of tea. 

Address: 15A & 15B, Trengganu St, 058469


Sun-Thu 11am to 9pm

Fri-Sat 11am to 10pm

Cow Play Cow Moo

What better time than now to visit the newest and largest family carnival arcade at Suntec City Singapore. 

With over 457 machines available for you to choose from, lose yourself in the excitement as you play thrilling games that are sure to keep you on your toes. Dance your heart out at the dance machines or try your luck at one of the many claw machines!

What’s more, this arcade prides itself in its extensive range of plushies and toys for you to bring home!

Address: CowPlayCowMoo Suntec City (Flagship Store) 038988 Singapore

Hours: 10am to 1am (mon-sun)

Sentosa Island Lights


Featuring seven larger-than-life light installations on Siloso Beach, bring your friends and family down to Sentosa this weekend to catch Sentosa’s festive light-up, Island Lights with Sanrio characters

Catch all your favourite Sanrio characters such as Hello Kitty, Little Twin Stars and Pompompurin all in one place! This light up will also be starring some of the memorable icons from Singapore’s history such as the  eight metres tall installation of colourful waterslides. 

Due to the safe distancing measures put in place, you have to make a reservation before popping by to see your favourite Sanrio friends. Admission is entirely free too!

Ends 3 Jan 2021

Address: Siloso Beach


7.30pm – 8.30pm (session 1)

8.30pm – 9.30pm (session 2)

9.30pm – 10.30pm (session 3)

Orchard Road Light Up

Orchard Road

No Christmas is complete without visiting the yearly light up at Orchard Road

Take a break from your hectic schedule to appreciate the magnificent light display with your friends and family this weekend. Be dazzled by the bright blue and golden lights as well as the white and golden Christmas ornaments dangling on streetlights and trees. 

Head down to Orchard road and enjoy the season of merrymaking!

Poinsettia Wishes

Gardens by the bay

Since we can’t travel out of Singapore this year, Gardens by the Bay is bringing a slice of Europe to you!

Poinsettia Wishes is back with a replica of Gouda City Hall, an iconic Netherlands landmark that is very so often visited by locals and tourists alike during the Christmas season light up, reimagined here within the Flower Dome

Lose yourself in the sweet festive flora scent of hellebores, Christmas trees, cyclamens and of course, poinsettias. If you are lucky, Santa himself will drop by to say hi to all the good and naughty children out there!

*Flower Dome charges still applies

Ends 3 Jan 2021

Address:18 Marina Gardens Dr. Singapore 018953

Hours: 9am – 9pm (mon-fri)

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