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What to do this weekend: December 2022

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 1 Dec 2022
 

Step into the holiday season and have a exuberant December with an endless list of things to do in Singapore, at Marina Bay.

Celebrate the end-of-year festivities at Marina Bay Sands with a bounty of exciting activities, offers, and events to end the year with a bang. This Christmas, go big or go home with festive menus that will leave you geared up for the new year.

Expect an unparalleled celebration with our whimsical festive decorations, complete with an awesome backdrop of 1,000 trees gilded gold with fairy lights to light up your holiday season. Head down to Marina Bay Sands to bask in our jubilant atmosphere, and tick off your Christmas shopping list with over 170 luxury and premium brands at The Shoppes.

Christmas | New Year's EveSee & Do | Nightlife | Shows | Exhibitions | Around Marina Bay Sands

 

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS

Revel in the season of joy and merrymaking with events that will leave you partying through the month.

View all Christmas dining offers, festive parties, and holiday activities.

Christmas party at Marquee, Marina Bay Sands this Christmas

 

MARQUEE Christmas 2022: Naughty or Nice

Whether you’re naughty or nice, strike one off your Christmas wish list and have a night to remember at MARQUEE. Expect an exhilarating night of clubbing with MARQUEE’s resident DJs, complete with smashing hits and a vivacious atmosphere to keep your spirits high through the night this Christmas Eve.

Party the night away at MARQUEE Christmas 2022: Naughty or Nice.

 

Christmas turkey served at RISE, Marina Bay Sands

 

Christmas Dining

No Christmas celebration is complete without friends and family gathered round the table for a hearty meal and a memorable gift exchange after. Gift your loved ones a meal to remember this Christmas with tender meat cuts at CUT by Wolfgang Puck, traditional Christmas classics at Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay, or an amazing spread of international cuisine at RISE restaurant that will leave you spoilt for choice.

Check out our spread of festive menus from our signature restaurants for an unforgettable holiday get-together and pick out one-of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones with our handy guide to ideas for Christmas gifts and activities.

 

NEW YEAR'S EVE

Toast to the New Year with the stunning Marina Bay fireworks display and end off your 2022 with an unforgettable evening.

New Year's Eve late-night party at Marquee, Marina Bay Sands with Nicky Romero

 

MARQUEE Presents New Year's Eve with Nicky Romero

Jazz up your New Year’s Eve at MARQUEE with special guest artist Nicky Romero, who will helm the DJ set with his signature spunky modern electro-dance beats. Revel in MARQUEE's avant-garde facilities with flashing lights, towering ceilings and their iconic slide and indoor Ferris wheel for a party you will never forget.

Immerse yourself in the New Year festivities at MARQUEE presents New Year’s Eve with Nicky Romero.

 

LAVO: New Year’s Eve Party

Usher in the new year with your friends at LAVO’s New Year’s Eve Party with awe-inspiring views of the city from 57 stories above ground. Let loose this New Year’s Eve with a relaxing atmosphere, savoury Italian American bites, and a beverage of your choosing as DJ Mintea takes the deck for catchy beats to set the atmosphere.

Ring in the new year at LAVO’s New Year’s Eve Party.

 

New Year's Eve fireworks from the 57th level of Marina Bay Sands

 

New Year's Eve Dining

Relish in an eclectic fusion of elegant flavours that will please every tastebud with curated New Year’s Eve menus. From classic English fare with beautifully seasoned meat cuts and piping hot fries to comforting Asian cuisine with the freshest catch, there is a delectable meal for every diner at our signature restaurants.

Check out our guide to New Year’s Eve celebrations for the line-up of dining, entertainment, and exciting activities to do around Marina Bay Sands.

 

SEE & DO

Discover the best things to do this weekend around Marina Bay, from stunning attractions to interactive activities at ArtScience Museum.

World Cup 2022

 

World Cup Screenings

Catch the football frenzy this World Cup season with a cold drink, savoury bites, and a seamless streaming experience to commemorate the most anticipated championship in the world. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the football season at Marina Bay Sands, with match screenings at MARQUEE, LAVO, and other signature restaurants, and score official merchandise at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands.

Don't miss any action. For guests who prefer a private viewing experience, retreat into our luxurious suites and cheer for your favourite teams over the live broadcast of the World Cup matches. Get up close in the thrill of the match with an impeccable viewing experience on channels 55 and 56.

View the complete line-up of World Cup activities.

 

 

Future World and Digital Light Canvas by teamLab

Transcend boundaries at immersive digital art installations presented in collaboration with renowned Japanese Collective teamLab.

ArtScience Museum Future World exhibition in Singapore

 

Exploring New Frontiers at Future World: Where Art Meets Science

The latest addition to the Future World: Where Art Meets Science exhibition explores the synergic cohabitation of humanity and nature that has provided people with groundbreaking technology to imagine the infinite possibilities of the future. With three new interactive artworks, expect a dazzling dream-like experience with tactile and sensorial sensations that will leave you in awe at the universe.

Take to the skies with an object of your own design at Sketch Flight and watch them take flight in a virtual city; you can even pilot them via a tablet and explore the world from their point of view. An intense combination of colours, light, and sound, Aerial Climbing features suspended horizontal bars that invites visitors to traverse them with careful coordination and navigation – reminiscent of the aerial dance of swooping. Finally, admire the randomness of the universe at Autonomous Abstraction, which conceptualises entropy through a vivid display of colours that ripple across the screen spontaneously.

Get your tickets to Future World: Where Art Meets Science.

 

Overlooking view of Digital Light Canvas at Marina Bay Sands

 

Digital Light Canvas by teamLab

Traverse a lush ecosystem of flora and fauna, built entirely from magnificent reflections and refractions of light in a new nature-based adventure at Digital Light Canvas. Revel in whimsical fantasies of the wild and interact with incredible creatures as you explore your surroundings. With the latest evolution of Digital Light Canvas, you can design creatures of your own imagination and bring them to life within the installation. Don’t forget to take them home as a fond memento of this magical experience.

Get your tickets to Digital Light Canvas by teamLab.

 

VR exhibition, The Line, at ArtScience Museum

 

ArtScience Museum VR Gallery: The Line (from 19 Nov)

Step into the romantic setting of 1940s São Paulo where you will experience the moving love story of Pedro and Rosa, two star crossed lovers who must transgress boundaries and overcome obstacles together for their happily ever after. Get an intimate narrative experience with cutting-edge VR technology at the ArtScience Museum that places you up close and personal in the unfolding of their love story.

Explore an immersive storytelling experience at The Line.

 

Mother and son smiling and celebrating Christmas

 

ArtScience Cinema: Doesn't It Feel Like Christmas (5 Nov 2022 – 6 Jan 2023)

This Christmas, kick back and relax in the purpose-built screening room with personal surround-sound headphones. Fill your 12 days of Christmas with 12 genres of Christmas classics with your loved ones, and steep in the warmth and joy to celebrate the season of love and giving. Spice up your end-of-year gatherings with a slew of different genres - from horror and comedy to action and animation - featuring all-time classics such as Batman Returns (1992), The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992), and The Gremlins (1984). Let our curated cinematic specials put you in the mood for toasty blankets and hot chocolate this holiday season.

Embrace the festivities at Doesn't It Feel Like Christmas.

 

Musician, Ryuichi Sakamoto's screening at ArtScience Cinema

 

Sight Through Sound: Ryuichi Sakamoto (5 Nov 2022 – 1 Jan 2023)

Delve into the majestic world of ArtScience Cinema with globally acclaimed musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, whose music scores add the finishing touches to globally loved films like Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence (1983), Tony Takitani (2004), and Proxima (2019). Experience Sakamoto’s four distinct eras – the majestic 80s, heart-swelling 90s, the minimalist 2000s, and his most recent contemporary decade.

Step into an extraordinary immersion in cinema when you book your tickets to Sight Through Sound: Ryuichi Sakamoto.

 

PARTY HEARTY WITH NIGHTLIFE

Prepare yourself for a night to remember at Singapore’s most iconic nightlife destinations. The renowned DJs spinning on set will leave your heart racing as you dance the night away.

Hardwell at Marquee, Singapore on 16 Dec

 

MARQUEE presents Hardwell (with Tim Hox) – 16 Dec

Party the night away at Singapore’s largest nightclub with electronic dance music icon Hardwell. Awarded the #1 DJ by DJMAG, Hardwell is set to helm the deck with his signature upbeat sound on 16 December at MARQUEE Singapore. Make the dancefloor your home and bust your moves through the night with hit songs ‘Spaceman’, ‘Apollo’ and ‘Run Wild’.

Get your tickets to MARQUEE presents Hardwell (with Tim Hox).

 

SHOWS

This school holiday, keep the young ones entertained with an exciting line-up of musicals and theatre shows at the Sands Theatre.

Classic musical, The Sound of Music, in Singapore, Sands Theatre

 

The Sound of Music (22 Nov – 18 Dec)

Explore a touching tale of love, loss, and music this November with the Broadway classic musical The Sound of Music. Marvel at this heart-warming story of a free-spirited governess, Maria, who uplifts the lives of seven children through the wonders of music despite their hardships before the beginning of World War II.

Complement your theatre experience with an indulgent meal at a celebrity chef restaurant when you book a Show and Dine package. Choose from a 3-course menu at CUT by Wolfgang Puck with quality cuts, a 2-course seafood feast at db Bistro & Oyster Bar by Daniel Boulud, or American classics with fried chicken at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar.

Embark on a touching journey with a nostalgic soundtrack at The Sound of Music.

 

EXCITE WITH EXHIBITIONS

Experience enthralling exhibits at ArtScience Museum.

Mental: Colours of Wellbeing exhibition at ArtScience Museum

 

MENTAL: Colours of Wellbeing (3 Sep 2022 – 26 Feb 2023)

Embark on a journey of introspection with MENTAL: Colors of Wellbeing – an immersive space designed to confront societal bias and stereotypes around mental health. Through the installations displayed by local and international artists as well as their research collaborators, MENTAL aims to ignite our imagination to see the ways of being from fresh multifaceted perspectives.

Book your tickets to MENTAL: Colours of Wellbeing.

 

Patricia Piccinini: We Are Connected exhibition at ArtScience Museum

 

Patricia Piccinini: We Are Connected (5 Aug 2022 – 29 Jan 2023) 

Experience art on the fringe with Patricia Piccinini: We Are Connected as you venture through an uncanny universe of bizarre hybrids and strange new beings. Piccinini challenges visitors to confront differences in a world filled with diverse species and rich ecosystems; her exhibition is a call for greater empathy in human beings and a reflection on our responsibilities as humankind. Immerse in a multimedia world – at the intersection of science-fiction, surrealism, feminism, and environmentalism – to foster a nuanced understanding of human connectedness and empathy.

Book your tickets to Patricia Piccinini: We Are Connected.

 

AROUND MARINA BAY SANDS

Check out the kaleidoscope of events and activities happening around Marina Bay Sands.  

Carnival games and rides at The Great Bay Fiesta near Marina Bay Sands

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The Great Bay Fiesta (1 Dec 2022 – 1 Jan 2023)

Embrace the holiday season with the little ones at The Great Bay Fiesta, happening at the Bayfront Event Space from 1 December 2022 to 1 January 2023. Have a wild day out with a thrilling lineup of activities, including a carnival, circus show, and a food festival to satiate your hunger pangs. Let the kids indulge in this blast from the past, which features old-school family friendly rides and carnival games that are sure to keep the whole family entertained.

There will also be the exciting The Great Cirque des Cascades featuring heart-stopping performances, dancers and clowns that will leave you hanging on the edge of year seat. A welcome accompaniment to both events is The Great Food Fiesta, which features over 35 vendors offering their signature dishes for the crowd to feast on while frolicking in a day of fun.

Find out more about The Great Bay Fiesta.

 

ICE MAGIC, ice-themed activities happening at Marina Bay Sands

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ICE MAGIC: The Great Fantasy on Ice (1 Dec 2022 – 1 Jan 2023)

Have yourself a Merry Christmas with ICE MAGIC: The Great Fantasy on Ice. Invite your friends and family along for a chilly escape in this 2,400 sqm winter wonderland complete with fluffy crystal snow and temporal ice sculptures carved by master ice sculptors from Harbin, China. Try your hand at winter sports like ice curling and ice cycling, then head to the Ice Bar for a curated assortment of crisp beers and carefully crafted ice-themed cocktails, or nosh on hearty chocolate desserts to warm your icy fingertips.

Find out more about ICE MAGIC: The Great Fantasy on Ice.

 

Star Island, a New Year's Eve countdown event in Singapore, near Marina Bay Sands

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STAR ISLAND (31 Dec 2022)

End your 2022 with a stunning display of fireworks over Marina Bay with STAR ISLAND, a 70-minute musical extravaganza with pyrotechnics, brilliant lights, and an impressive sound system to give you the show of a lifetime. This year’s spectacular countdown features the specially designed “Ghost Effect Shell” fireworks, crafted to erupt in a series of beautiful blooms in the night sky.

For the first time, visitors of Marina Bay Sands will be granted an exclusive free-admission preview at the Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza.

Find out more about STAR ISLAND.

 

Jumptopia in Singapore at Marina Bay Sands, Sands Expo and Convention Centre

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Kiztopia: Jumptopia Festive Village (22 Nov 2022 – 3 Jan 2023)

Let the little ones run wild this end of year with a smashing playdate at Kiztopia’s Jumptopia Festive Village with over 45,000 sq ft of space at Marina Bay Sands Expo Hall C. Jump into the holiday festivities with larger-than-life inflatables, lively play areas, exciting stage performances and even a miniature Christmas market. Gift your kids a white Christmas with their indoor “snow” play area, and recharge with delightful snacks and refreshments that will leave a twinkle in your little ones’ eyes. Embark on a Christmas adventure through 7 play zones, and end your year with an unforgettable family day out.

Grab your tickets to this winter wonderland.

 

Baby Shark Indoor Theme Park in Singapore

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Baby Shark Indoor Theme Park (7 Oct 2022 – 2 Jan 2023)

Do you still remember the global phenomenon, 'Baby Shark', a nursery rhyme which saturated the Internet? From 7 Oct 2022 till 2 Jan 2023, the first ever Baby Shark indoor theme park will be making its way to Singapore. This 14,000 sqft indoor play space is set to be housed in Marina Square and you can expect numerous interactive games and meet-and-greet sessions. Make your way down with your kids to Let'sPlay@Marina Square for this once-in-a-lifetime event!

Grab your tickets to this limited-period indoor theme park.

 

Gardens by the Bay

This December, stop by Gardens by the Bay while visiting Marina Bay Sands.

Close-up shot of horticulturists at Gardens By The Bay

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Seasons of Bloom (9 Nov 2022 – 2 Jan 2023)

Rejoice in the Christmas season with a yuletide floral display at the Flower Dome. This year, expect a uniquely Scandinavian Christmas installation on our tropical shores for an awe-inspiring, floral fantasy to escape into this holiday season.

Find out more
 

Christmas Wonderland 2022 at Gardens by the Bay

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Garden Rhapsody: World Of Fantasy (31 Oct – 1 Dec)

Catch a glimpse of the first snow at Christmas Wonderland, with its iconic light displays and a Christmas village. Revel in carnival games, meet Santa, and experience an unforgettable Christmas celebration with friends and family.

Find out more
 

Cloud Forest Featuring Avatar: The Experience at Gardens by the Bay

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Cloud Forest Featuring Avatar: The Experience (from 28 Oct)

Wander into the ethereal world of Pandora and explore the unique culture of the Na’vi at Cloud Forest. Immerse yourself in a bioluminescent environment where mystical creatures roam for a magical experience that will leave you speechless.

Find out more
 

Plan Your Visit

Visiting Singapore? Book a stay at one of the top luxury hotels in Singapore and check out our travel guide for the best things to do while you are here. Featuring a plethora of dining locations, tourist attractions and activities, travelling around town will be a breeze for you with our handy articles.

Have a fun and fulfilling weekend at Marina Bay Sands with our list of things to do around Marina Bay Sands. Streamline your visit by planning your visit to Marina Bay Sands. Sign up for a Sands Rewards membership and earn Reward Dollars when you stay, shop, or dine to offset your next purchase or redeem all day parking benefits.

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