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THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND IN SINGAPORE 26-28 NOVEMBER 2021

1. Christmas in Bloom

This is one annual event you won’t want to miss—the Christmas lights at Orchard Road are back in its full glory, here to instil some good ol’ Christmas cheer. This year’s theme: Christmas in Bloom, holds a message for all the businesses in Singapore who have managed to pull through a tough year, with the hope for better days to come. 

Look forward to 3.1 kilometers of dazzling Christmas lights, blooms and arches stretching from Tanglin Mall to Plaza Singapura, with jolly Christmas tunes playing for the first time in a long while.

 

2. This is Live! Concert Series

Quell those live music withdrawals with the This Is Live! Concert Series, happening in December! Brought to you by CK Star Entertainment, this concert series will feature western pop favourites, Christmas songs, rock songs and more! 

Expect a night of jamming to your favourite hits in an intimate and cosy space. Limited tickets are available on Klook, and you can purchase them here now to avoid disappointment!

 

Tickets: from $58

Dates: 17th-18th December 2021

Address: Flower Field Hall, Gardens by the Bay,18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953

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3. Boom Boom Room LIVE!

You’ll be in for a booming night of drag cabaret with Boom Boom Room LIVE! featuring the comedic genius Kumar, the queens of Boom Boom Room, Helda and Liz as well as drag queen Vanda Miss Joaquim! Other bold acts to be expected include Volta Wheel, magic and mentalist acts by Mark Wong, dances by BomBoxx Dancers and tunes by Singaporean singer Nat Ho! 

 

Tickets: from $98

Dates: 24th November till 19th December 2021

Address: Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Exhibition Hall C, Level 1

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4. Singapore International Film Festival

This is one for the film junkies—the annual Singapore International Film Festival returns this year, featuring emerging local and regional films. This time, the festival returns to its original in-cinema format, so cinephiles can enjoy screenings the way they were meant to be seen.

Look forward to watching over 100 films from over 40 countries, all with the theme of gathering, community and the uniting of different identities and expressions. This year’s festival will be hosted at various venues, including Shaw Lido, The Projector and more. For the full details and film line-up, see here.

 

Tickets: from $5

Dates: 25th November till 5th December 2021

Address: various

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5. Luxury Dome Glamping at ORTO

Not a fan of the outdoors? No worries—this 2D1N Luxury Dome Glamping experience by ORTO Kampung Kampus (from $275) lets you enjoy the best of nature without needing to be exposed to the harsh outdoors. This luxury glamping experience promises a comfortable and convenient camping experience that will be enjoyable even for first-time campers.

The package includes: 

  • 1x 5-metre Glamping Dome (maximum 5 person occupancy)
  • 2x Queen-sized foam beds
  • 1x portable air-conditioner & 1x big fan 
  • 1x coffee table, 2x arm chairs, 1x large carpet
  • 1x outdoor table, 2x foldable chairs, 1x gazebo shelter 
  • 1x cooler box, 1x portable BBQ grill kit 

Book this experience here.

 

Price: from $275

Address: Kampung Kampus, 91 Lorong Chencharu, Singapore 769201

Check-in Time: 3pm

 

6. Hell’s Museum

Haw Par Villa gets a sinister makeover with Hell’s Museum. Take a trip to hell on Earth with specially curated displays and in-depth explorations of the infamous 10 Courts of Hell. Gain eye-opening insight on various belief systems around the world, as well as fresh perspectives on life and death itself.

Tickets: Adult – $18; Child – $10

Address: 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628

Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-6pm

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7. Pop-up! Disney: A Mickey Celebration 

The wait is finally over! Asia’s first ever Mickey Mouse pop-up has landed in Singapore! The immersive pop-up will feature 7 distinct concepts, including a special Singapore-inspired room that celebrates all things Singapore! The pop-up will also feature exclusive Singapore-only Mickey memorabilia and merchandise highlighting some of Singapore’s beloved historical, cultural and architectural gems. 

For more details, see our full article here

 

Tickets: Adult – $25, Child (3-12 years old) – $20

Dates: Now till 20th March 2022

Address: Suntec Convention Centre Level 3, Suntec City Tower 1, 7 Temasek Blvd, Singapore 038987

Opening Hours: 11am-9pm daily

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8. Giant Christmas [email protected] at Raffles City Singapore

The product of a collaborative effort between Raffles City Singapore and ActionCity is a bright red Christmas edition of the iconic [email protected], standing at a towering 5.6 metres! The giant red [email protected] is the tallest one in the world, and it is surrounded by smaller, vibrantly coloured [email protected] to complete the entire Christmas installation.

The installation is located outside Raffles City Singapore mall, with a smaller installation inside the mall as well. Come visit the [email protected] to get into the Christmas spirit!

 

Address: 252 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 179103

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9. Kingfisher Wetlands at Gardens by the Bay

Be wowed by the newest addition to Gardens by the Bay called the Kingfisher Wetlands, a freshwater sanctuary that showcases the beautiful flora and fauna of the Gardens with its mangrove trees and mini waterfalls.

With 3 zones featuring more than 200 mangrove trees and related plants, natural rock pools and cascades on display as well as a wildlife lookout, the Kingfisher Wetlands is bound to be a haven for nature lovers everywhere. 

 

Admission: Free

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953

Opening Hours: 5am-2am daily 

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10. Pokémon-themed Staycation

We’ve seen Ice Cream-themed and Squid Game-themed staycations, and now Fairmont Singapore will be having Pokémon-themed staycations from now till 29th January 2022! From the hotel lobby to the guest rooms, the whole place will be decked in Pokémon decor, and you can even take photos at the lobby’s Pokémon photo wall.

Room rates for 2 adults and up to 2 children are as follows:

Sundays-Thursdays (November) – $420++

Fridays-Saturdays (eve of PH & all of December) – $435++

 

The staycation package includes:

  • One-nights stay in Fairmont Room
  • Daily breakfast for 2 adults and up to 2 children
  • A special-edition Pikachu Eco Bag
  • Pikachu Plushie
  • Pokémon Bath Towel, glass cup and sticker set
  • Complimentary loan sets of Nintendo Switch consoles (first come first serve basis)

Address: 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore, 189560

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