Weekend Guide (1 - 3 December): Christmas Wonderland, Disney in Concert: Frozen

This first weekend of December brings us the festivities of the holiday season, from the highly-anticipated Christmas Wonderland 2017 at Gardens by the Bay, to a festival book fair. There is also Disney in Concert: Frozen for some fun for the whole family. 

Christmas Wonderland 2017

Photo: Christmas Wonderland by Gardens By the Bay

Singapore’s biggest yuletide fair returns for its fourth edition with a giant luminous Christmas Tree, part of the Italian luminarie – Sculptures of Light throughout the fairground. There will also be family-friendly acrobatic performances by Circus Abyssinia Present Ethiopian Dreams, skating under the stars, carnival games and the festival Christmas market.  

When: 1 – 26 December 2017
Where: Gardens by the Bay
From: $4 dollars (via online)


Disney in Concert: Frozen

Photo: Frozen/Esplanade

More than 70 live orchestra musicians and choir singers will bring the beloved soundtrack behind the adventures of Elsa, Anna, Olaf and Kristoff to life on stage. As the musicians perform in  synchronisation with the movie projected on a giant screen, alongside its dialogue and sound effects, the whole family gets to enjoy the soundtrack like never before.

When: 2 December 2017
Where: Esplanade Concert Hall
Price: From $75 (via online)


A Touch of Wild: Adedance Aerial 2017 Student Showcase

Photo: Facebook/Adedance Aerial Student Showcase

The first ever student showcase will include aerialist bellydancers wowing the audience with dazzling drops, spectacular spins and much more. Besides the special performances from The Angelina Tay School of Bellydance and The Singapore School of Samba, there will also be finger food for all guests afterwards. Proceeds go towards supporting a good cause – Save Our Street Dogs.

When: 3 December 2017
Where: Gateway Theatre
Price: $35 (via online)


Ethos Books Festive Sale

Photo: Facebook/Ethos Books

The annual festive book makes a comeback at The Substation’s Gallery for three days of festive deals, with good books going for as low as $2 (exclusive of 50-per-cent discount just for Christmas). This year, there is even a special vintage book section ready for you to pour through and revisit timeless works that the publisher is bringing out from their vault.

When: 1 – 3 December
Where: The Substation
Price: Free


Pets’ Station Warehouse Sale

Photo: Facebook/Pets Warehouse Sale

Pet owners can look forward to bargains and bundle deals on dry food, toys and accessories, bedding and pee pads, cages, strollers, scratching posts, grooming items, toiletries and more for your pets. This includes free vet consultation and basic grooming such as nail clipping and ear cleaning.

When: 1 to 3 December
Where: Pets’ Station
Price: Free