Happy holidays! If you’re in Singapore, step into an enchanting Christmas-themed dreamworld at Gardens by the Bay. Every year, the biggest and most enchanting Yuletide fair in Singapore known as Christmas Wonderland lights up the popular Singapore hotspot.
Spend Christmas at the Gardens to surround yourself with holiday cheer, from the illuminations at the Walk of Lights and the colorful blooms at the European-inspired Poinsettia Wishes. Look forward to a Santa Claus appearance, fun workshops, and a variety of other holiday activities at Gardens by the Bay—everything designed to make Christmas a more magical experience for kids and adults alike in 2020.
Take An Enchanting Stroll Along Christmas Wonderland’s Walk of Lights
When: December 4 to 27, 2020
Service Hours: 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM (last entry at 10:30 PM)
Where: Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay
Tucked amid the giant Supertrees in the gardens is the glittering Walk of Lights. The centerpiece of Gardens by the Bay’s holiday festivities, Christmas Wonderland’s Walk of Lights features its signature luminaire light installations handmade by Italian craftsmen with white wood from southern Italy.
Prepare for a visual masterpiece that unfolds as you stroll along the 370-meter Walk of Lights route. From the sparkling Path of Tranquility to the jaw-dropping magnificence of the Spalliera, Christmas Wonderland is an enthralling experience that’s worth adding to your holiday traditions!
Keep in mind that the event is not included in the regular Gardens by the Bay admission ticket. Since Walk of Lights tickets are not sold on-site, make sure to purchase and pre-book online before your visit. There’s also a virtual Walk of Lights for travelers who can’t make it to Singapore for the event!
Get Transported To Europe In Poinsettia Wishes
When: November 27, 2020 – January 3, 2020
Service Hours: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Where: Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay
A popular tourist favorite, the Flower Dome opens its doors in time for the holiday season with the special Poinsettia Wishes floral display. Travelers fond of flowers will fall in love with the lush landscape of vibrant poinsettias, cyclamens, Christmas roses, and of course, real Christmas trees.
Paying homage to European holiday traditions, Poinsettia Wishes brings old-world Nordic charm to the tropical gardens in Singapore. Marvel at iconic sights from far-flung destinations, from the majestic Gouda Townhall of Netherlands to the iconic nutcracker dolls from Germany. Keep your eyes peeled for the tiny Santa-like creatures known as “nisse” in Nordic folklore—and if you visit on December 12 to 13, you may even get to meet Santa Clause himself!
Enjoy A Memorable Holiday At Gardens by the Bay!
Besides Santa’s visit to the Flower Dome, there are plenty of other festive activities to look forward to at Gardens by the Bay, from wreath-making to plant workshops for kids. Whether you want to listen to Christmas carols or delight in hearty holiday-themed meals at the café, Gardens by the Bay is an unforgettable setting for merrymaking this Yuletide season!
Eat, drink, wander, and be merry amidst the lights, music, and festive blooms at Gardens by the Bay on December 24 or 25, 2020. Book your Christmas Wonderland Walk of Lights tickets early to join the festivities and visit KKday for more holiday ideas!
Words by Celia Nachura
Featured image via Gardens by the Bay