IG-Worthy Christmas Wonderland Returns to Gardens By The Bay from 30 Nov to 26 Dec 2018

Joy to the world! Christmas Wonderland, Singapore’s biggest Christmas fair, will be back for its fifth edition at Gardens By The Bay from 30 November to 26 December 2018! This year, Christmas Wonderland 2018 will be featuring brand new highlights as well as a new take on crowd favourites.

Christmas Wonderland 2018 is one of the eight events of Celebrate in the City, an initiative launched by URA to welcome the new year.

Last year’s Christmas Wonderland saw a record attendance of 1.6 million visitors. This year, embark on a magical journey through Southeast Asia’s largest Luminarie mirror maze, be spellbound by a world-class illusionist, skate under the stars, experience ‘snow’ in the tropics and get into the festive spirit with fun carnival games and seasonal treats!

Christmas Wonderland 2018: Luminarie Light Sculptures

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Christmas Wonderland 2018 will be bringing back magnificent Luminarie light sculptures, delicately handmade by Italian craftsmen using white wood from the south of Italy. The Luminarie light sculptures will lend a festive air to the Christmas Wonderland with an all-new architectural design. Experience the wonders of ‘snow’ that take place five times a day against a stunning backdrop of luminarie sculptures and Supertrees.

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Marvel at the captivating illuminations that transform the fairground into a wonderland with the majestic 22-metre Luminarie mirror maze at the Supertree Grove. The Cassa Armonica gazebo at The Meadow provides a stunning backdrop for the Christmas Carols and Yuletide sessions! Sing along to a new repertoire of favourite Christmas songs as the Supertrees come alive with multi-coloured illuminations.

Obsessed with the Luminarie light sculptures of Christmas Wonderland? Be sure to check out the Orchard Road Christmas Light-Up too!

Christmas Wonderland 2018: Santa’s Grotto

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Step into the 400 sqm Santa’s Grotto – the largest in Asia – for photo opportunities with Instagram-worthy installations, including life-sized 2.4m reindeers on a sled, and even Santa’s alpine house. Santa Claus will be there to spot the naughty and nice too!

Can’t get enough of light installations? Be sure to check out the ones at i Light Singapore Festival from too!

Christmas Wonderland 2018: Festive Market

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Experience European-style Christmas markets right here in Singapore! Christmas Wonderland will feature a charming Festive Market with a collection of 24 specially wooden huts selling one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts such as handmade crafts, boutique goods and vintage finds, as well as tasty treats and specialty food and beverages. The designs of the wooden huts are adapted from renowned Christmas markets throughout Europe, such as those in Hyde Park in London and the Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris.

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Christmas Wonderland 2018: Fairground

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Have tons of great fun with your family and friends at the fairground with traditional carnival games and kiddy rides for the little ones. Games start from $4 and Rides from $6.

From 22 December to 24 March 2019, the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival will also be held in the vicinity of Christmas Wonderland 2018, at the Marina Bay Event Space.

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Christmas Wonderland 2018: Slice of SAVOUR

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This new bite-sized format of the SAVOUR Gourmet Festival concept focuses on accessible gourmet comfort food (from $6 onwards), curated by some of Singapore’s trendiest restaurants. Look forward to favourites from Saint Pierre by Emmanuel Stroobant and Sinfonia by Chef Simone Depalmas, eclectic Italian cuisine from Monti, western cuisine from Bee’s Knees, innovative modern Chinese bites from Blue Lotus by Chef Ricky Ng, juicy burgers from Three Buns and artisanal Christmas cocktails exclusive to Christmas Wonderland by Three Wisemen.

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Christmas Wonderland 2018: Skating Under The Stars

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Lace up and go Skating Under The Stars at the outdoor skating ring that was specially flown in from Switzerland. Pose for pictures with the backdrop of a spectacularly illuminated Christmas tree nestled in the middle of the rink too!

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Christmas Wonderland 2018: The Magic of Rob Lake

America’s Got Talent 2018 quarterfinalist and world-class illusionist, Rob Lake, will be bringing his mind-blowing illusion spectacular to Christmas Wonderland! The winner of Merlin Award’s ‘International Stage Magician of the Year’ will be giving a magic touch to the Christmas celebrations to keep you on the edge of your seats.

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Christmas Wonderland 2018

Date: 30 November to 26 December 2018
Time: 4 – 11 pm
Venue: Gardens by the Bay
Admission: From $4

Be sure to check out the Christmas Wonderland website for more information and ticketing details.

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This article originally appeared on BeScene SG.