Wanna know what December has in store? Here’s our definitive list of the top things to do in Singapore.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year indeed! With tons of deals and Christmas being right around the corner, you’re in for a fun and festive month. Keep scrolling for all deets on exciting things to do in Singapore this December…
Best things to do in Singapore: December 2022
1. Entertainment: The Sound of Music Singapore
Until 18 December
You might not be able to meet Julie Andrews in the flesh, but you can catch The Sound of Music musical while it’s in Singapore. This highly acclaimed original production tells the story of a fun-loving governess who changes the von Trapp family prior to the outbreak of World War II. It’s one show musical enthusiasts can’t miss.
The Sound of Music Singapore, Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
2. Smeg’s year-end sale
Until 4 January
Jazz up your living spaces with a touch of chic and massive savings at Smeg’s year-end sale. Whether you’re a wannabe barista, baking enthusiast or hostess with the mostess – you’re going to love the promotions offered by this contemporary home appliances brand.
Get your hands on the Smeg BCC02 Bean to Cup Coffee Machine and receive a free KLF05 Mini Kettle in red. The BCC01 Bean to Cup Coffee Machine is going at $999 (U.P. $1,188) while the barista-style ECF01 Espresso machine retails at $558 (U.P. $838). Spruce up your bakes with Smeg Stand Mixers going at 41% off (from $468) or the smaller HMF01 hand mixer $228 (U.P. $258), which comes in seven colours. If you’re the host of your group, go ahead and get the FAB10 Bar Fridge at $2,080 (U.P. $2,280).
Want to touch, feel and look at all the spectacular colours first-hand? Make your way to Smeg’s newly opened showroom at Marina One. It’s the brand’s first flagship store in Southeast Asia and comes complete with a functional Smeg kitchen. This focal point of the showroom also doubles up as a cooking theatre for cooking workshops.
Smeg’s year end sale, until 4 January 2023, online and at #01-01 The Heart, Marina One Show Gallery, 5 Straits View, Singapore 018935
3. Shop: The Bosch Exclusive Year-End Sale
7 – 9 December
It’s the season of sales! If you’re looking to spruce up your home or planning to furnish your brand new place before the GST hike in 2023, make your way to Bosch’s exclusive year-end sale. From 7 to 9 December, the home appliance brand is holding a sale on selected Bosch home appliances including the Black Collection. Add a depth of character with modern dark shades of everyday appliances. Or simply browse through other elite home appliances for a quick kitchen upgrade.
Enjoy great savings on a range of bundle deals comprising kitchen appliances and laundry essentials. Psst: the first 80 customers to make a purchase during the sale will win a free goodie bag worth $50! And purchases above $2000 will receive a Scentopia perfume workshop worth $125 (while stocks last). Customers who purchase selected cooking bundles can also receive additional gifts (while stocks last).
RSVP before 5 December 2022 to secure a slot and a friendly sales consultant will guide you to the best deals for your home. FYI: RSVP is compulsory so get clicking!
The Bosch Exclusive Year-End Sale, 7 to 9 December 2022, 9am to 6pm, Bosch Experience Centre, 11 Bishan Street 21 #04-01, BOSCH Building Singapore 573943
4. Entertainment: Football Fever 2022 by Resorts World Sentosa
17 – 18 December
Football fans, where you at? On 17 and 18 December, Resorts World Sentosa is bringing back Football Fever – a one-of-a-kind immersive football screening experience at Singapore’s largest 360-degree screen arena. Get your game on in your football jerseys and face paints as you cheer on your favourite teams. The best part? There will also be live music and fun activities to build the excitement pre-match. Expect exciting performances from local bands like The Facade and Reverie, plus sick beats churned out by DJ Jade Rasif and DJ Tinc.
Football Fever 2022 by Resorts World Sentosa, Resorts World Ballroom, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
5. Food and drink: Jurassic Nest food hall at Gardens by the Bay
Ever wanted to dine with a dino? Step into Jurassic Nest – Singapore’s first dinosaur-themed food hall. You’ll get to sit with 18 hyper-realistic gigantic reptilians and watch them come alive with daily programmed shows. Spot dinos like the formidable t-rex, stealthy oviraptor, and a towering brachiosaurus that stands at five-metres tall from your seat. And don’t miss tasting food from Michelin-rated culinary brands while you’re there, too. We’re talking delicious meals by Hawker Chan, Tsuta, Bismillah Biryani, Nasi Lemak Ayam Taliwang, Took Lae Dee, Mama by Putien Group and JN Cafe.
Jurassic Nest food hall at Gardens by the Bay, Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
6. Event: Christmas Wonderland 2022
2 December – 1 January
This annual affair is probably the most anticipated event of December in Singapore. Pop down and explore six festive zones, try your hand at challenging carnival games, and snap pictures in front of this year’s light display (we heard you can expect an all-new design). You’ll also want to have your phone cameras ready to capture the gorgeous Garden Rhapsody light and sound show. Feeling hungry? Its food fair never disappoints. This year you’ll be treated to delish nosh and refreshing drinks from Brewerkz, Burger & Lobster, Hendrick’s, Pita Tree, and more. We can’t wait.
Christmas Wonderland 2022, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
7. Event: Singapore Comic Con
10 – 11 December
After a two-year hiatus, the Singapore Comic Con is returning to Marina Bay Sands. Partake in a slew of locally-created and published content, and meet up to 10 amazing artists in the Artist Alley. A highlight of the comic con also includes the launch of Legionaries, a new comic series featuring ancient Roman heroes – an against-the-grain tale from the Singaporean creative scene.
Singapore Comic Con, Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
8. Shop: Design Orchard’s Christmas Extravaganza
Until 4 January
Need a hand with Christmas gift shopping? Head down to Design Orchard for a Christmas fair like no other. You’ll find lovely wares and products from local brands like Pinch Ceramics Studio, Gentle Pup and Humble Bow. And we’re looking forward to the wide array of wholesome snacks, sustainable products, skincare and gifts for furkids. We hear that there are even customisation options available too. Perfect for that added special touch!
Design Orchard’s Christmas Extravaganza, 12 Nov – 4 Jan 2023; 250 Orchard Road, Singapore 238905
9. Entertainment: The Kumar Show December 2022 edition
19, 20 and 27 December
If you love poking fun at all things taboo, catch Singapore’s leading comic and drag queen at The Kumar Show in December. It’s the perfect comedy show for all Singaporeans regardless of race, gender and sexual orientation. Doors open at 7pm – be there or be square.
The Kumar Show December 2022 edition, #B1-o1/06, The Riverwalk, 20 Upper Circular Road, Singapore 058416
What you may have missed
Entertainment: Majulah Holiday Special festive party
Wrap up 2022 with this holiday special at Somerset Youth Park on 10 December at 7.30pm. We’re looking forward to a Christmas-style concert featuring some of Singapore’s most talented vocalists. Bop to holiday-inspired sets by Angelo, Layyi, Dominic Chin, Marian Carmel and Benjamin Kheng. VIP guests will also be treated to refreshing alcoholic sparkling bevvies by Jiggy. And if that’s not enough to entice you, we heard tickets are complimentary with pre-event registration.
Majulah Holiday Special festive party, Somerset Youth Park, 121 Somerset Road, Singapore 238166
Nightlife: ZoukOut 2022
2 – 3 December
Party the night away at ZoukOut 2022 – Asia’s longest running and first dusk-to-dawn dance music festival. Back after a three-year hiatus, this exciting event is set to bring an unrivalled festival experience. You’ll be transported to a futuristic city of dreams as you groove the night away to electrifying hit songs. Think music by international and local acts like Tiesto, Zedd, Armin Van Buuren, Gryffin, Andrew Rayel, Slander Cash Cash, Shiba San and Wukong. The best part? You can expect a full-fledged festival ground complete with a food village, experience booths, roving acts and more. We’re ready to party.
ZoukOut 2022, Sentosa, 51 Imbiah Walk, Singapore 099538
There you have it: our mega list of all the great things to do in Singapore this December.