8 Best Events in Singapore this December 2016


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When the Orchard streets are bustling and sparkling more than usual and every mall you step into starts playing carols, you know the celebration of the year has arrived. Christmas, it is! Tis the season of giving and sharing. So, we bring you a compilation of  8 activities which we do not want you to miss!

1. The Nutcracker by Singapore Dance Theatre

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Photo Credit: Singapore Dance Theatre

Soak up the festive spirit with the classic ballet, The Nutcracker. Based on the fiction “The Nutcracker and the King of Mice” by E.T.A Hoffman, the plot spins around a girl named Clara who receives a beautifully crafted nutcracker doll. At the stroke of midnight, the doll comes alive and takes her on a magical journey through the dazzling Land of Snow and the delightful Kingdom of Sweets. With the iconic musical compositions of Tchaikovsky accompanied by excellent choreography and production, The Nutcracker is an enchantment for the entire family.

Date: 7 – 11
Time: Wed – Fri: 8pm, Sat: 1pm & 8pm, Sun: 1pm & 7pm
Address: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive
Prices: $ 30, $50, $70
Find out more here!

2. ZoukOut 2016

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Singapore’s hottest beach party of the year that allures party-goers from all over the region. Big names that have graced the decks and stages at ZoukOut include DJ Afrojack, Avicii, Ferry Corsten, Paul van Dyk and this year is no exception. Party only with the cream of the crop of international commercial EDM acts, house and techno artistes like Hardwell, Tiga, Zedd, Martin Garrix and more!

You won’t go hungry or thirsty either, with the vast dining options from Japanese rice bowls to juicy fried chicken and Chinese Salted Egg Seafood delights. Take in the heady vibe, with the festival grounds’ golden sands, sultry sea breeze and beautiful humans at this dance music extravaganza from dusk to dawn.

Date: 9 – 10 December 2016
Time: 5pm – 1am
Address: Siloso Beach, 51 Imbiah
Prices: $128 (Single-day tickets, Day 1)
$128 / $138 (Single-day tickets, Day 2)
$218 (Advance two-day passes)
Find out more here!

3. Illumi Run

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Photo Credit: ILLUMI Run Melbourne 2016

Set to make a splash and cut loose with party-goers, Illumi Run will see participants doused in Illumi Glow Water as they run and have a ball of a time in the dance zones. With an inflatable feature and electrifying music at each of the five ultraviolet zones along the way, Illumi Run ups its game and is the ultimate wild party run.

Date: 17 December 2016
Time: 7pm
Address: Palawan Green,
Prices: $72
Find out more here!

4. Christmas Day Sparkling Brunch buffet at The Halia


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Dine amidst the nature at The Halia restaurant, a charming restaurant nestled in the Ginger Gardens of the Singapore Botanic Gardens. This Christmas, enjoy an elegant brunch buffet with your loved ones. This buffet brings together a live carving station with Roasted beef ribeye, roasted lamb leg, roasted turkey breast and honey baked ham, a vast array of seafood and Japanese bites, and a spread of Halia’s signature Instagram-worthy desserts. Indulge in delicious cuisine and family fun at this chic dining concept before ending off your meal with a slow stroll around the city.

Date: 25 December 2016
Time: 10am – 5pm
Venue: The Halia at Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road (via Tyersall Avenue) Ginger Garden, Singapore 259569 
Prices: $128++ (Inclusive of alcohol)
$98++ (Non-alcoholic) for adults
$30++ for children (12 years & below)
Find out more here.

5. Hard Rock Cafe Singapore New Year’s Eve Party!

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Rock out at Hard Rock Cafe Singapore this New Year’s Eve for a fun-filled joyous celebration. Indulge in a scrumptious five-course meal with free flow of Prosecco, wines, house pours and draft beers throughout the night as you enjoy the tunes by hard rocking performers including by local crooner Ngak and friends, Singapore’s top reggae band Bushmen and more!

Date:  31 December 2016
Time: 8pm – 1am
Address: Hard Rock Cafe Singapore, 50 Cuscaden Road #02-03-01 HPL House Singapore 249724
Prices: $200.00++ per person (includes a five-course dinner and free flow alcoholic beverages)
$90.00++ per person
 (includes free flow alcoholic beverages)
Find out more here!

6. Rock On! 2017 with Alicia Keys

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Celebrate the New Year with explosive performances at the largest countdown party in Singapore this year! Presented by IMC Live, Rock On! 2017 is set to be held at the world’s largest floating stage, The Float @ Marina Bay this New Year’s Eve. Sing your heart out along to headliner, multi-Grammy Award winner and singer-songwriter Alicia Keys and enjoy the other star-studded regional and local performers like rock favourite Hoobastank, Rainie Yang, Penny Tai and Kenji Wu. End the year with a magnificent display of fireworks at midnight and welcome 2017 with the ones close to your heart.

Date: 31 December 2016
Time: 5pm – 1am
Venue: The Float @ Marina Bay, 20 Raffles Avenue, Marina Bay
Prices: $48/ $68/ $118/ $158/ $218 *excludes booking fee
Find out more here!

7. 27th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF)

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Explore the art of film and the experience of cinema at the 27th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF). Captivating 12,000 audience members annually with over 100 films, you can discover film screenings, post-show discussions, masterclasses and talks. The festival celebrates the works of internationally acclaimed directors and filmmakers in Asia, Southeast Asia and the world.

Date: 23rd November – 4th December 2016
Time: TBC
Address: Marina Bay Sands, Sands and Grand Theatres, 10 Bayfront Avenue
Find out more here!

8. Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay

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Experience the Christmas wonder at Christmas Wonderland, a Christmas extravaganza at Gardens by the Bay. Returning for its third edition, this year’s fair will offer double the fun with an additional 22,000 square metres of carnival activities, bigger shopping and dining options! Let your little ones have fun on the inflatable slides or sing their hearts out or play fun games in the Hi-5 Funtastic House. Beat the heat and have some wintry fun on the ice skating rink with your family at the Ice Palace. What’s a Christmas fair without Christmas carols? Be serenaded while you marvel at the magnificent display of Italian Luminarie light sculptures. Bask in the festivities with a joyride on the enchanting carousel or the Christmas train before browsing the Festive Market stalls of food, wines and handmade accessories.

Date: 2 December 2016 – 1 January 2017
Time: 3:30pm – 11:00pm (daily)
Address: Supertree Grove and The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive
Find out more here!


Let the celebrations begin!
Mark you calendars and surprise your loved ones to one or even all of these fun.

“Celebrate Anywhere”
Brought to you by:
Your Friends from Venuerific 🙂


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