Singapore Holiday Guide 2018

The Partipost Marketing Team on 26 November, 2018

Stuck on ideas on how to spend the December holidays?

Don't worry- the Native team has compiled some of the most popular picks on the app, as well as a couple of upcoming holiday attractions and festivities you definitely should not miss!

1. Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay

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Christmas Wonderland is back for its 5th running, with more festivities than ever before! From 30 November till 26 December, Gardens by the Bay will be transformed into a magical festival of lights, food, and fun for everyone.

Highlights include the Festive Market, snow playground and ice rink, Santa’s Grotto, as well as thrilling carnival rides and games. Stop by ‘Slice of SAVOUR’ at the Meadow for accessible gourmet comfort food at affordable prices (starting from $6!), curated by some of Singapore's trendiest restaurants. New additions to Christmas Wonderland include Asia’s tallest luminarie Christmas tree at the entrance to Gardens by the Bay, a majestic 22-metre high luminarie mirror maze where visitors can weave through a maze of mirrors at the heart of the Supertree Grove.

The Flower Dome "Poinsettia Wishes Featuring Disney Tsum Tsum" features everyone’s favourite cuddly pals- Mickey and his Tsum Tsum friends stack up to decorate the tallest live Christmas tree in Flower Dome in a festive display that should not be missed! Other popular Disney characters make an appearance among the stunning snowy landscape of poinsettias, Christmas berries and holly. After exiting the domes, don’t go home just yet- a brand new Garden Rhapsody- The Christmas Special light and sound show will make its debut at Supertree Grove.

Entrance to Christmas Wonderland starts at $4. Price (both domes): Adults: $22.50, Children: $15.17

Dates: 30 November – 26 December 2018

2. ZoukOut 2018

This event needs no introduction. ZoukOut returns for its 18th year running, bringing Asia's best nightclub and the 3rd ranked nightclub in the world, Zouk, to the great outdoors.

The festival runs for over 12 hours, ending at sunrise. With an expected crowd of close to 30,000 fans this year, it is no surprise that tickets to the festival sell out fast every year. Nab yourself tickets to ZoukOut and party till the sun comes up on 1st of December!

Price: $151

Date: 1 December 2018

3. Christmas on A Great Street

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See the iconic Orchard Road transform into a dreamy Christmas wonderland featuring enchanting festive pieces such as illuminated Disney-themed displays, Insta-worthy photo opportunities and pop-up stores. Stop by the Christmas Village at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza for lots of festive fare, mini-carnival rides and nightly live performances. If you are lucky, you might even catch Mickey Mouse and friends spreading the Christmas cheer along the streets of Orchard!

Dates: 10 Nov 2018 - 1 Jan 2019

4. A Universal Christmas at Universal Studios Singapore

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Stop by Universal Studios Singapore for a day of yuletide cheer! Explore Elf Town and meet some of Santa’s helpers, watch as an all-new parade lights up the streets, and experience a New York Christmas as the streets are filled with festive cheer, complete with falling snow and illuminated projection mapping.

Enjoy special performances such as ‘A Christmas Date with Marilyn Monroe Show’ and ‘Oscar’s Grouchmas Show’, ‘King Julien’s Merry Mambo Christmas Party’ and many more!

P.s. The whole area has lots of Insta-worthy shots for your next Partipost campaign as well!

Dates: 1 December 2018 to 1 January 2019

Prices: Adult: $72, Child: $53

5. S.E.A. aquarium

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If you are heading for A Universal Christmas, why not check out the first Glowing Ocean in South East Asia at the neighbouring S.E.A. Aquarium!

Experience Christmas in a different light at the S.E.A. Aquarium as you experience five multisensory zones filled with glowing sea creatures and stunning light art installations. Immerse yourself in an experiential journey with mesmerizing Sea Jellies, colourful corals and mysterious deep sea creatures brought to life in a mystical holographic experience like no other.

There will also be a special LED dive appearance as divers don lighted suits and perform illuminated feats while swimming through the Open Ocean Habitat.

From 1 December, receive a special Christmas gift when you take the pledge to protect the oceans as a Guardian of the S.E.A.A!

Prices: Adult: $34, Child: $25

Dates: 23 Nov 2018 – 6 Jan 2019

6. Sentosa Skyline Luge and Skyride

Zip down the Sentosa Skyline Luge and enjoy panoramic views of Sentosa Island from aboard the Skyride. The Skyline Luge involves a type of three-wheel sled, where riders can control their descent by pulling or pushing handlebars to brake or accelerate.

Choose from the 688-metre Dragon Trail or the 628-metre Jungle Trail and ride through twists, turns, and tunnels for a thrilling outdoor experience! The Sentosa Skyline Luge is the first of its kind in Asia and the only nighttime Luge experience.

Plan your trip so you can enjoy both day and night views (you get 2 rides on the Luge in this combo)- and be sure to get the Skyride at night too for a bird’s eye view of the city skyline, Sentosa Island, and the South China Sea. If you time it right, you can catch glimpses of the Wings of Time show from overhead.

Prices start from $17 for 2 rides on the Luge and a 2-way Skyride.

7. Bungy Tower

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For the more adventurous, head down to AJ Hackett Sentosa. The site stands at 50m above Siloso Beach, and features 3 different adrenaline-pumping activities.

Thrill-seekers can opt for the 47m or 50m rooftop Bungy Jump, the Giant Swing with speeds up to 120km/h, or the Sky Bridge, a 40m walkway with see-through sections.

For the more faint of heart, you can chill on the Paulaner Sundowner Deck, which has the best sunset views in Siloso. Prices: Bungy Jump: $159 ; Giant Swing: $59 ; Sky Bridge: $16

Operating hours: Mon-Thurs:11am - 7pm , Fri:11am - 10pm Sat:10am - 10 pm, Sun:10am - 7pm

8. Trapped Escape Room Experience

Halloween may be over, but you can still get your horror fix and challenge your wits by solving unique mysteries to break out of a locked room!

Apart from the hidden clues and puzzles, some rooms even have secret passageways, where you'll possibly encounter a zombie, ghost or a serial killer.

Grab a bunch of your friends and crowd into themed rooms like The Purge, Tekong Army Bunk, and Mental Ward-and solve the puzzles and tasks to get out before the hour is up! Do you have what it takes to solve the mystery?

Prices: Peak $21.90; Off-Peak: $19.90

Operating hours: Mon - Thurs: 11:00pm - 11:00pm Fri - Sun: 11:00am - 2:00am

9. Siloso Beach Party

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Singapore’s only beach countdown party returns for its 12th year! Expect adrenaline-pumping music, spectacular fireworks and endless thrills- this is one party you should not miss! Ring in the new year with Asia’s finest DJs and a special headliner to soundtrack the festivities.

Ticket prices include one drink.

Prices: Advance(1 Nov - 26 Dec: $48)Standard(27 - 31 Dec 4pm: $58)

When: 31 December 2018| 6.00pm - 6.00am

Now that you've got a whole bunch of ideas lined up for the holidays, here's a treat for you! Native is giving out two pairs of tickets to Christmas Wonderland (includes Flower Dome, Cloud Forest, Christmas Wonderland, and OCBC Skyway)!

To participate, just follow the three simple steps below:

STEP 1: Download (AppleAndroid) and login to the Native app

STEP 2: Select 'Partipost' as your referral when registering an account

STEP 3: Tag your friends in the comments section on Facebook when you're done!

Giveaway ends 30 November 2018. Winners will be contacted via email.

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