When Christmas Comes 2023 at Marina Bay SandsWhen Christmas Comes 2023 at Marina Bay Sands

Christmas Gift Ideas and Things to do

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 1 Dec 2022  


Treat yourself this holiday season — shop for the perfect Christmas gifts, explore dining delights and a myraid of events happening at Marina Bay Sands before 2022 ends.

With warm tropical breezes and bright azure skies in lieu of snow, Singapore offers a uniquely idyllic way to revel in the wonder of the festive season. This year, Marina Bay Sands spreads festive cheer with a jubilee of Christmas gift ideas, attractions, dining, and retail experiences crackling with the verve of the holiday spirit. Discover enchanting things to see and do at Marina Bay Sands to make this Christmas your most magical yet.

Immerse yourself in Christmas wonder with festive offers


Christmas Gift Ideas

The tradition of giving and receiving gifts with loved ones and friends is certainly one of the most enjoyable customs for the holiday season. If you're wondering what to get that special someone, our gift giving guide includes brands at The Shoppes that will make picking out the perfect Christmas present a breeze.


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Jewellery piece by Pandora, a classic Christmas gift for the ladies

Photo credit: PANDORA

Elegant jewellery

Whether it’s a sparkling stocking filler or a custom piece for that special someone, jewellery is a beautiful way to express your appreciation. Watch their eyes widen with delight as they open up unravel a box with a crystal-encrusted pendant from Swarovski or surprise them with a delicately handcrafted bracelet charm from PANDORA. A perfect gift idea for all the ladies out there, shop for the ideal jewellery piece at The Shoppes this Christmas!


Woman shopping for a handbag at The Shoppes, Marina Bay Sands


Festive fashion

If the intention is to bring good fashion along with the good tidings, The Shoppes is home to an array of iconic labels for you to dress up to the nines this holiday season. Treat your wardrobe to the trend-pushing designs from fashion-forward brands such as CHANEL, Tory Burch, and the ever-vogue Saint Laurent. Discover these top luxury fashion brands in Singapore and pamper yourself to a Christmas gift with a different touch of luxury.


Classy tableware collections, ideal to be used at Christmas dinners, at Christofle

Photo credit: Christofle

Cosy interiors

Warm up the home and hearts of your loved ones with a decor Christmas gift that blends a touch of simplicity, a dash of character, and a lot of chic. For luxurious linens and decorative accessories, Frette has been the go-to choice for outfitting interior spaces with unparalleled quality for over 160 years. When it comes to the foodies in your circle who love to host, visit French silversmith masters Christofle and peruse their classy dining, bar, and intricate flatware collections.


Woman enjoying a wellness treat at Banyan Tree Spa, Marina Bay Sands


Pampering and wellness

From a simple makeover to a therapeutic treatment, the gift of feel-good can do so much for the mind, body, and soul. Get together with a friend and spoil them with a manicure and facial at Buff'd Nail Spa, or escape to a world of complete tranquillity with a top-to-toe pampering experience at the award-winning Banyan Tree Spa.


Gift ideas for him

Man wearing a luxury watch on his wrist, an ideal Christmas gift idea


Luxury timepieces

Handcrafted with meticulous attention to detail by passionate artisans, a luxury watch is a thoughtful Christmas gift that will make the wearer feel incredibly special. At The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, take your pick from countless luxury boutiques and stores with collections and models from heralded luxury watch brands such as Audemars Piguet, OMEGA, and Patek Philippe.


Camera, a perfect Christmas gift by Leica Camera

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Capture the moment

For a talented creator with a particular vision, head to legendary German camera maker Leica Camera. Through generations of technical excellence, this historic brand hand-builds the finest picture-taking instruments to the absolute highest standards and will inspire the recipient to capture every impactful moment in stunning detail.


The Macallan scotch whiskey sold at 1855 The Bottle Shop, Marina Bay Sands

Photo credit: 1855 The Bottle Shop

The finer things

Wines and champagnes are must-haves at a Christmas celebration or dinner. For gifts that require a distinguished touch, a bottle of handpicked vintage wine or barrel-aged spirits from Singapore Tatler winner, 1855 The Bottle Shop, would make an excellent addition to any connoisseur's collection. Pair them with a box of cigars from respected tobacco maker Davidoff of Geneva for a classy Christmas.



Christmas goodies

Find the perfect party companion this Christmas with our tempting collection of holiday goodies and gift sets.


Christmas hamper, gifts, cakes and desserts from Origin + Bloom, Marina Bay Sands


Origin + Bloom

Gift your loved ones a wonderful time with Origin + Bloom's Christmas hampers. The beautifully crafted hampers open to reveal an array of delightful treats like Christmas cookies, chocolate coated candied orange peels, chocolate coated nuts, and dried fruits. Spread the festive cheer with the enchanting Christmas Tree, draped in joyous edible ornaments like chocolate pearls, stars, and snowflakes. With an exciting range of Christmas gift hampers, log cakes, and desserts to choose from, Origin + Bloom's creations will be the highlight of any party this holiday season. 

Embrace the festivities with Origin + Bloom


Christmas gift box by Bacha Coffee
Bacha Coffee

Give a coffee connoisseur something to percolate about this Christmas morning with the Coffee Journey Gift Box, the specially designed Bacha Coffee X Alessi La Conica Espresso Pot, or a hamper filled with Christmas goodies.

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Christmas log cakes by BreadTalk

This holiday, bring a slice of fun to the festivities with BreadTalk's range of log cakes. Find the perfect party companion with the rich velvety Choco Hazelnut Hut, the tangy Mango Passion Log, or popular favourite Cookies & Cream Log.

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Christmas-inspired gourmet chocolates by Venchi

Gift the joy of sweetness with an elegant assortment of gourmet chocolates from Italian chocolatier Venchi. Their fairytale-inspired holiday collection is the perfect way to fill the Christmas season with magic.

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A group of friends celebrating Christmas in Singapore over champagnes and wine


Have a Christmas feast

The Christmas spirit is best encapsulated in a sumptuous meal with the people most important to you. This year, elevate your Christmas feast with a fine dining experience at signature restaurants in Marina Bay Sands. Tuck into tempting festive menus with classic holiday favourites along with a few twists.

Explore a range of festive dining offers.


Dining setting at Bread Street Kitchen, Singapore


Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay

With its scenic waterfront location, multi-award-winning Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay offers a dining experience that is the epitome of traditional British fare with a contemporary flourish. Starters on the festive menu include the signature Potted Salt Beef Brisket, with grain mustard dressing, piccalilli, and seeded crackers, as well as the comforting Spiced Pumpkin Soup with slices of crispy duck.

Get the Christmas celebrations in full swing with the mains: the succulent Roasted Turkey Breast is a table pleaser and comes with all the trimmings like chestnut stuffing and pigs in blankets. Vegetarians can opt for the Wild Mushroom Risotto, topped with aromatic black truffle, flavourful parmesan, and hazelnut. End things on a sweet note with the Traditional Christmas Pudding drizzled in a bold brandy sauce anglaise or get a zesty kick from the dairy-free Pineapple & Kiwi Carpaccio.

Book your table at Bread Street Kitchen.


Couple enjoying a seafood platter this Christmas at db Bistro, Singapore


db Bistro & Oyster Bar by Daniel Boulud

Dine on classic brasserie and delights at Chef Daniel Boulud’s award-winning restaurant, which serves soulful French homestyle cuisine. Their 4-course festive menu begins with tantalising Oysters Rockerfeller paired with creamy spinach gratin. Appetisers range from the rich, earthy Roasted Chestnut Soup, the exquisitely homemade Paté en Croûte, to the quintessential Smoked Salmon Rosti.

The celebrations continue with the hearty mains: the Australian Lobster Thermidor with charred broccoli showcases db bistro’s flair for seafood, and the Maple Leaf Farms Duck Breast is a delightful mix of butternut squash, lemon kale, and black pepper sauce. Finally, treat your sweet tooth to a “Tokyo Banana” Bûche de Noël, a decadent serving of banana and coconut cream, passionfruit, and banana sorbet, or a Dark Chocolate & Hazelnut Bûche de Noël if your tastebuds prefer cocoa-rich ice cream.

Book your table at db Bistro & Oyster Bar.


Festive dishes like turkey, ham and oysters served this Christmas at RISE, Marina Bay Sands


RISE Restaurant

Rooted in Singapore’s diverse culture, RISE combines time-honoured family recipes with refined elegance; their playful approach to Christmas Buffets will take you on a thrilling culinary journey with nearly 100 delicacies to choose from. Start your meal with the fresh catch of the day, with gems like the Alaskan King Crabs and Boston Lobsters. Build your own salad for a plate of your favourite greens, and drop by the carvings and live entrée cooking station for satisfying classics like Whole Roast Turkey with Bread Stuffing, tender Australian Grain-fed Wagyu Prime Rib, and mouthwatering BBQ Baby Back Iberico Pork Ribs.

Experience authentic Southeast Asian cuisine with signature dishes from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Highlights include the umami-rich Crispy Pork Belly with mustard, aromatic Singapore Chilli Crab, sweet and spicy Pad Thai, and Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls stuffed with prawns and slow braised pork belly.

Book your table at RISE Restaurant.


Fine dining setting at Spago Dining Room, Singapore


Spago Dining Room by Wolfgang Puck

Spago takes you to the edge of the world with breathtaking views of the city, and their Christmas Menus are equally impressive. Sample Spago’s signature dishes with the Christmas Prix Fixe menu, with appetisers like locally inspired “Kaya Toast” – seared foie gras with pandan-coconut jam – and the Hamachi & Hokkaido Scallop “Ceviche” with yuzu-perfumed soy sauce drizzled over fresh slices of hamachi and Hokkaido scallop sashimi.

Take your pick from Californian cuisine and Contemporary Asian fusion with their mains. The Honey Miso Boiled Black Cod served with Hijiki Rice, house made Japanese pickles, ikura, wasabi and a sprinkle of chives and sesame is a delicate dance of sweet and savoury. For grander flavours, the Grilled Iberico Pork Chop balances crispy grilled pork with caramelised Fuji apples, complemented by celery root-mustard purée and rosemary for an impressive dish. A serving of the Salted Caramel Soufflé makes for an indulgent ending.

Book your table at Spago Dining Room.


Family enjoying their Christmas dinner at Yardbird, Marina Bay Sands


Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

A tribute to delicious American classics, Yardbird takes guests on an indulgent escape with delectable dishes and beverages, perfect for a Chirstmas celebration. Their 3-course festive menu pays homage to the origins of the holiday with elevated homely classics. The opening dish is a Beetroot, Goat Cheese and Pecan Salad, loaded with soft, creamy goat’s cheese and crunchy pecans with a maple-balsamic vinaigrette.

The highlight is the Carved Oven Roasted Turkey with butternut stuffing, creamed corn and mashed potatoes, smothered in a lavish dose of turkey gravy with sweet cranberry sauce on the side. Fittingly, dessert is a generous slice of Pumpkin Pie served with Chantilly cream and brown sugar tuile. Jazz up your feast with carefully curated wine pairings for each course; bubbly Champagne for starters, an earthy Pinot Noir to pair with the carved oven roasted turkey, and a Moscato for a fruity finish.

Book your table at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar.


Yuletide To-Do Guide

Kickstart the Christmas festivities with this list of fun activities to experience with family and friends.

Christmas lights and decorations at The Shoppes, Marina Bay Sands


View Christmas lights 

An indulgent decorative display of twinkling lights is a long-held tradition of the Christmas season, and The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands comes alive spectacularly in true holiday fashion. From a seemingly endless display of nearly 1,000 shimmering trees to an awe-inspiring floating forest above the shops, The Shoppes transforms into a spellbinding showcase this holiday season.


View of downtown Singapore from SkyPark Observation Deck, 57 floors atop Marina Bay Sands


Admire the city lights from above

Surrounded by sights of the sea and the city, the SkyPark Observation Deck offers an unrivalled view of Singapore. At night, marvel as the lights of the city come into focus and the Singapore Strait lights up with ships dotting the vista. Experience a Christmas light-up like no other with this sparkling panorama that stretches across Marina Bay.

Get your tickets to SkyPark Observation Deck.


Overlooking view of Digital Light Canvas at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore


A canvas of colour

Go one step beyond admiring the lights and experience the magic up close at Digital Light Canvas. This immersive artwork uses art, motion, and illumination for a serendipitous flourish of flowers and fauna that respond as you wander around on the LED floor. Bring your imagination to life and let your drawings roam in the virtual ecosystem, then take them home as souvenirs. Fascinating and mesmerising, Digital Light Canvas offers the curious a rewarding and surprising way to create.

Get your tickets to Digital Light Canvas.


Mother and son from a classic Christmas movie, showing at ArtScience Museum, Singapore


Get into the Christmas Spirit

Get comfy at ArtScience Cinema with their curated selection of classic Christmas Movies. Doesn’t It Feel Like Christmas features 12 films spanning a variety of genres from action and comedy to animation and musicals. Gather with loved ones and rewatch definitive holiday movies like Love Actually, or excite the little ones with The Muppet Christmas Carol.

View the complete line-up of movies at Doesn't It Feel Like Christmas.


Supertrees lighted up in the night at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore


Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay

Throughout the year, Gardens by the Bay is a favoured spot for those looking for a verdant haven to retreat from the rush of the city. Come festive season, the lush foliage becomes the backdrop to the visually striking Christmas Wonderland.

An event not-to-be-missed, this incredible Christmas extravaganza will excite and enthral with a variety of activities, carnival games, and a Christmas market. This year’s festival features eight hypnotic light structures that will surely be an unforgettable highlight for visitors.


Make the most of your Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations with the Sands Rewards programme. Join for free and be rewarded with a suite of exclusive privileges, parking benefits, and member-only offers at over 250 participating stores.

An incredible experience awaits at Marina Bay Sands. Discover the expansive views of the Infinity Pool, dine at the best restaurants offering a variety of delectable cuisines, and explore our guide of things to do in Singapore.


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