As we approach the festive season of Christmas and the New Year, our city's vibrant streets become even more lively with a wide array of celebrations, activities, and festive events. From mesmerizing holiday light displays to lively beachside parties, the calendar for November and December is filled with exciting and memorable experiences.
LKY: The Experience
Take a deep dive into the life of Lee Kuan Yew, and discover the many fascinating chapters in the story of modern Singapore’s founding father. LKY: The Experience is an immersive extravaganza, with 20 immersive rooms and installations that reveal lesser known anecdotes and iconic moments from the iconic leader’s life and political career.
Date: 6 October – 31 December 2023
Venue: 11 Prinsep Link
WB100 Celebrating Every Story
Celebrate a century of movie magic in style at Sentosa, with the hundred-year anniversary of legendary film studio Warner Brothers. Keep an eye out for photo opportunities, free movie screenings, fun activities and a thrilling array of activities showcasing iconic and upcoming TV shows and movies from Warner Bros such as Tom and Jerry, Scooby-Doo, Aquaman and Harry Potter and the Wizarding World.
Date: 10 – 26 November 2023
Christmas on A Great Street
Break out the festive decorations and deck the streets with holly – Christmas on A Great Street is slated to return this November. This beloved event will see a two-mile stretch Orchard Road decorated with dazzling lights and ornaments. Visitors can also expect three Great Christmas Villages with carnival rides and games, pop-up stores, and food and beverage kiosks located outside Shaw House, Ngee Ann City and Plaza Singapura.
The Christmas Eve street party will stretch from Paterson junction to Bideford junction, and it will be closed to traffic from 6pm onwards. The party will take place from 8pm to 12.30am, and will feature performances, Christmas carols, Santa Meet & Greet sessions, a market, food trucks, and a countdown to Christmas.
Date: 16 November – 1 January 2024
Venue: Orchard Road
Nintendo Pop-up Store
This first-in-Southeast Asia Nintendo pop-up will be located near the Pokémon store on Level 4 in Jewel Changi Airport. The pop-up store will feature official Nintendo merchandise from games such as Super Mario, Animal Crossing, The Legend of Zelda, Splatoon and Pikmin, a Nintendo Switch Play area and mascot meet-and-greet sessions.
Date: 17 November – 1 January 2024
Venue: Jewel Changi Airport
Immersive Disney Animation
Ever wanted to step right into your favourite Disney movie? Immersive Disney Animation will fulfil that fantasy with a 360-degree multi-sensory experience that takes you inside your favourite Walt Disney Animation Studios movies like never before!
Taking place at the Marina Bay Sands Theatre, this immersive movie experience will have you picking from over 40 contemporary and classic titles and experiencing the songs and scenes that you love in a brand new way.
Date: 18 November – 31 December 2023
Venue: Marina Bay Sands Theatre
Tropical: Stories from Southeast Asia and Latin America
Learn about the rich heritage of Southeast Asia and Latin America, and marvel at the parallels in the regions’ histories with Tropical: Stories from Southeast Asia and Latin America.
Comprising over 200 paintings, sculptures, installations and performances, the world’s first large-scale exhibition delves into the topics of solidarity, artistic ingenuity and the struggles against colonialism.
Date: 18 November – 24 March 2024
Venue: National Gallery Singapore
Anime Festival Asia
The world of Japanese anime, video games and manga come together in one thrilling blend with the return of Anime Festival Asia. Don your best cosplay costume, shop for exclusive merchandise and rub shoulders with your favourite manga artist or anime director at this three-day anime bonanza.
Date: 24 – 26 November 2023
Food, festive cheer, and unforgettable spectacle await you at Christmas Wonderland. This beloved fair and year-end celebration makes its return this December, with carnival rides and games, street food galore and gorgeous installations like the Walk of Lights, a 65-metre stretch illuminated by 75,000 light bulbs.
Date: 1 December 2023 – 1 January 2024
Venue: Marina Bay
Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon
Whether you’re looking to work up a sweat alongside friends and family or push your endurance to its limits, the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon is back to challenge your mind and body.
2023’s edition of this iconic marathon will see the return Full and Half Marathons, the 10-kilometre and 5-kilometre routes and the Double Up Challenge. The latter will allow racers to take part in not just one, but two races for twice the challenge and glory.
Date: 1 – 3 December 2023
Venue: F1 Pit Building
Break out the beachwear and party from dusk till dawn with ZoukOut. The legendary homegrown dance music festival returns to Siloso Beach, with this year’s lineup of iconic DJs including Alesso and Martin Garrix, alongside homegrown talents like WUKONG and international stars like Carta, Joji and Fisher.
Date: 2 – 3 December 2023
Women’s World Floorball Championships 2023
Riveting action await at the Singapore Sports Hub, as the national women’s floorball team duke it out for glory and global acclamation at the Women’s World Floorball Championship 2023. Drop by and cheer on the athletes from 16 qualifying teams, as they compete in 48 riveting matches.
Date: 2-10 December 2023
Venue: Singapore Sports Hub
Singapore Comic Con
East-meets-West pop culture takes front and centre stage at the Singapore Comic Con. This homegrown event brings visitors the very best and latest from the realms of comics, anime, toys and gaming.
Visitors can expect exclusive previews for upcoming movies and TV shows, a cosplay competition, a dedicated gaming zone and meet and greets with renowned comic book artists from Singapore and abroad.
Date: 9 – 10 December 2023
Venue: Marina Bay
Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2024
Experience the magic of the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown, one of the most iconic celebrations in Singapore. With breathtaking fireworks illuminating the night sky and captivating light projections on iconic landmarks, this year-end extravaganza promises to be a beacon of hope and unity. Join in the exhilarating fun with TurboCharged, an immersive go-kart arena, and explore the enchanting Ice Magic: Winter Wonderland, Asia's largest touring pop-up winter playground. Embrace the festive spirit and create unforgettable memories at this vibrant event.
Date: 31 December 2023
Venue: Marina Bay