Get into the Yuletide spirit with a shopping spree at Christmas markets in Singapore!
The most wonderful time of the year is coming real soon. What’s a little Christmas tradition without some good old shopping? Channel the festive season’s generosity and gift yourself (and loved ones) a treat with some retail therapy. From special crafts by local designers and artisans to unique items that’ll please even that gift grouch, you’ll find all you need in our guide to Christmas markets in Singapore.
Best Christmas markets in Singapore: 2022 edition
1. Trehaus Christmas Market 2022
You’ve got to swing by this Christmas market if you’re in Funan on 10 December. It promises a wide array of twinkling booths selling amazing gifts your loved ones will enjoy. Plus, little ones will have the opportunity to meet Santa and snap some pictures with the jolly old fellow. Feeling peckish? Chow down on bites and drinks available at the market. It’ll keep you fuelled for all that Christmas shopping you’ll be doing.
Trehaus Christmas Market 2022, Level 7, Funan, 107 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179105
2. Crane Festive Markets
3 – 4, 9 – 11, 16 – 18 December
Crane is back for its second annual Xmas market, held across several dates and various locations in Singapore. Think hot spots like Joo Chiat (3 to 4 December), Wisma Atria (9 to 11 December) and Claymore Connect (9 to 11 and 16 to 18 December). Come by for a time of good food, shopping and merrymaking. There’ll be tons of festive artisanal goodies from local brands for the choosing. You’ll be spoilt for choice with its array of bath and beauty products, Christmas treats and accessories.
Crane Festive Markets, multiple locations including Joo Chiat, Wisma Atria and Claymore Connect
3. Mistletoe Alley at Christmas Wonderland
2 December – 1 January 2023
Our favourite attraction at Gardens by the Bay returns in December. Aside from magical light displays, carnival games, carousel rides and a photo op with Santa himself, you can browse through the Christmas market for some festive shopping. Mistletoe Alley will be lined with stalls hawking plum wine, handpoured candles and adorable cactuses and succulents. Don’t forget to pop by the Dollop photo booth to immortalise a wonderful time with friends and family.
Mistletoe Alley at Christmas Wonderland, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
4. Chinatown Christmas Festive Market
17 – 18 December
Ever wondered what Chinatown looks like during Christmas? Experience it for yourself this December. Expect a whole lot of stalls lined up for any last-minute Christmas shopping, and tons of workshops to keep you engaged. We’re talking about programmes like dim sum-making and tea appreciation.
Chinatown Christmas Festive Market, 11am – 8pm, Pagoda Street and Sago Street, Singapore 059962
5. A Curbside Christmas
23 – 24 December
This Christmas market from the folks at Curbside Crafters isn’t one to disappoint. You’ll find plenty of crafts by local artists and artisans at its retail booths. Think products that span from whimsical to practical. We’re sure you’ll spot gifts that are perfect for even the fussiest kid (or adult) on Santa’s naughty list.
A Curbside Christmas, 730 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198698
6. Capitol Singapore Christmas Market
2 – 26 December
Working in the city (like us)? This Christmas market is one to be excited about. Swing by Capitol for the annual shopping event filled with crafted goods, gifts and treats. We don’t know about you, but we’ve got an eye out for the hot chocolate cart. Don’t miss the outdoor snowfall, singing tree and carollers, as well as amazing live acts from VOX/VSQ, Long Jam Band, The Mad Trio, Too Much Drama, and The Cold Cut Duo.
Capitol Singapore Christmas Market, 11 Stamford Road, Singapore 178884
7. Christmas Fair at Cluny Court
Christmas at Cluny Court is back! We’re looking forward to this annual event filled with shops and Christmas booths selling artisanal goods. Expect a slew of fashion, homeware and organic and sustainable brands for a festive fair to remember. Little ones will even have the opportunity to meet Santa Claus and tell him their greatest wishes.
Christmas Fair at Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259760
8. Etsy Craftivist SG’s Whimsical Christmas Market
9 – 18 December
Nothing’s more meaningful than a handmade gift. But if you’re not sure of your own skills, why not settle for beautiful handmade Christmas gifts from local makers, crafters and designers? You’ll find everything from small leather goods to lovely scented soaps to shimmering accessories. Get those baskets ready.
Etsy Craftivist SG’s Whimsical Christmas Market, Level 4, H401 -H406, Suntec Convention Hall, Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039593
9. Public Garden Christmas 2022
24 – 25 December
Amazing indie brands from all over Asia are coming together at Public Garden Christmas 2022. Here, you’ll unearth tons of unexpected treasures from new, local and overseas designers. We’re looking forward to cute accessories, sturdy tableware, fun fashion ‘fits and more. It’s gonna be a blast!
Public Garden Christmas 2022, Level 4, H405, Suntec Convention Hall, Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039593
Save the date for these retail extravaganzas in Singapore – Christmas markets, here we come!