Gardens by the Bay during Christmas Singapore 2022

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Gardens by the Bay is the best place to take in the sights and sounds of Christmas in Singapore this 2022! If you are thinking about your next destination for the holiday season, this place should be at the top of your list.

Gardens by the Bay is home to the world-famous Supertree Grove and is one of the most popular places for tourists to go in Singapore. Of course, this isn’t all that the gardens have to offer. They cover more than a quarter of a million square feet and have tens of thousands of plant and flower species from various countries around the world. 

Here are more things you should look out for in Gardens By the Bay on Christmas Singapore 2022:

Exciting Events and Activities during Christmas in Singapore 2022

Gardens By the Bay has plenty of events and activities that you, your friends, and your family can enjoy. Look out for these events and attractions that will be open in December:

Seasons of Bloom

Gardens by the Bay Seasons of Bloom
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Seasons of Bloom is an annual yuletide floral display that will add a Nordic charm to your Christmas. It is open from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM starting November 9, 2022, up until January 2023. Seasons of Bloom is located at Flower Dome, the largest glass greenhouse in the world. The Floral display is subject to change, so make sure you catch a glimpse of it starting next month.

Garden Rhapsody (The Christmas Special)

Gardens by the Bay light and sound show during Christmas Singapore 2022
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Catch Garden Rhapsody’s The Christmas Special musical treat! Watch the Supertree lights dance to your favourite Christmas songs. Garden Rhapsody is a light and sound show led by Lighting Designer Adrian Tan, Singapore’s sought-after music composer and arranger. The dates of the event are subject to change but expect it to be available starting December 2, 2022, to January 2, 2023.

Wonderful Wetland Series

Kingfisher Wetlands
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Learn about mangroves and how they are planted at Kingfisher Wetlands. Activities will be held throughout the tour so you can have a deeper understanding of how Mangroves can combat climate change. 

The outdoor field session includes mangrove monitoring, where you can learn how to conduct fauna surveys and monitor mangrove health. It requires you to enter a knee-deep level pond, so this is the best activity for you if you’re up for strenuous exercise.

Registration for mangrove monitoring opens on November 15, which will be held on December 24 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM. 

Majestic Gardens you can visit on Christmas in Singapore 2022

Discover a plethora of flora and fauna from around the world by stopping by various gardens. Reconnect with nature while relaxing your mind as you admire the beauty of over 1.5 million plants inside Gardens by the Bay. 

Heritage Garden

Heritage Garden
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Heritage Garden walks you through Singapore’s history and culture. A collection of plants linked to Singapore’s three main ethnic groups are the garden’s highlights. Inside Heritage Garden are four themed gardens:

  • Indian Garden: Where you can appreciate a traditional floral motif
  • Chinese Garden: Where art mimics nature
  • Malay Garden: Where most of the plants are grown for food
  • Colonial Garden: Where cash crops and aromatic spices are grown

If you are up for an educational and inspiring holiday get-together, visit Heritage Garden with your family and friends. Heritage Garden is open from 5:00 AM to 2:00 AM and has free admission. It is located near the main entrance basement park.

Serene Garden

Serene Garden
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Serene Garden is inspired by the concept of Japanese zen gardens. Relax your mind, body, and soul at your intimate encounter with nature while the people outside are hustling and bustling on Christmas.

Bonsai, bamboo, and palm trees are some of the beauties that you can appreciate across the minimalist landscape of Serene Garden. The garden is open daily from 5:00 AM to 2:00 AM and is located near Bayfront Carpark.

Active Garden

Active Garden
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Are you looking for a place where you can bring your kids for Christmas? Hang out and enjoy your family gathering at Active Garden. The garden is the latest outdoor social hub in Gardens by the Bay. It is the ideal place for your kids and pets to play and relax.

Active Garden has an interactive musical playground, a pet-friendly cafe, vast event lawns, and a communal garden. It is open from 5:00 AM to 2:00 AM and is located near Bayfront Plaza Carpark and the Main Entrance Carpark.

Photo-friendly Attractions during Christmas in Singapore 2022

Across the majestic gardens are iconic structures made with artistic finesse. It seems like every corner of Gardens by the Bay is picture-perfect, but these attractions offer the best background for your selfies and group photos:

Indoor and Outdoor Sculptures

Gardens by the Bay indoor and outdoor sculptures in Christmas Singapore 2022
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Gardens by the Bay has more than 200 sculptures that complement the flora displays and overall landscape of the place. These sculptures are created by renowned artists and built with innovative materials.

You can find a plethora of indoor and outdoor sculptures basically everywhere, such as in the Cloud Forest, Flower Dome, and Supertree Grove.

Sun Pavilion 

Sun Pavilion
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Are you feeling cold and lonely this Christmas? Why not bask in the warm sunshine as you explore Sun Pavilion? Don’t worry; the only thing that may hurt you here are cacti. This outdoor-themed garden has a desert-like landscape consisting of around 100 species and varieties of desert plants. 

Most of the cacti and euphorbias in the Sun Pavilion came from Africa, Madagascar, and the Americas. Sun Pavilion is open from 5:00 AM to 2:00 AM and is located near the Main Entrance Basement Park.

Supertree Grove

The Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay for Christmas Singapore 2022
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Your Garden by the Bay visit will not be complete without seeing the Supertree Grove. Rising up to 50 metres, these giant trees provide shade during the day and light and musical shows at night. Make sure to head over to the Observatory to get a bird’s eye view of Marina Bay.

Intricate vertical gardens displaying a diverse selection of flowers and plants are also housed on the Supertrees. The Supertree Grove is open from 5:00 AM to 2:00 AM.

Convenient Dining and Shopping during Christmas in Singapore 2022

From October 10, 2022, Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS) will no longer be applied when you dine and shop in Gardens by the Bay. This will make your Christmas visit more convenient and exciting! Check out some dining and shopping establishments we encourage you to visit:

Food Truck

Gardens by the Bay's food truck
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Are you looking for a quick snack under the Supertree? Swing by Garden by the Bay’s food truck, which serves classic snacks like chicken wings, cakes, and ice creams. The Foody Truck also serves mains, side bites, and drinks. 

The Foody Truck is only open during weekends and public holidays from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM. It is located at Supertree Grove.

Satay by the Bay

Satay by the Bay, perfect for Christmas Singapore 2022
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Satay by the Bay offers Singapore’s must-try local delights such as BBQ chicken wing, chilli crabs, and of course, satay. 

The strategic location of the Satay by the Bay is the perfect place for savouring good food while enjoying the sea breeze. There are over ten food and beverage stalls that can serve you various dishes as you appreciate the views of the waterfront.

Satay by the Bay food stalls are open from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM, while the drink stall is open from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM. It is located at the waterfront, which is one of the quietest corners of the Gardens by the Bay. 

Arrival Gift Shop

Arrival Gift Shop for Christmas Singapore 2022
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Don’t let your visit come to an end without getting some Gardens by the Bay merchandise. At the Arrival Gift Shop, you can find a wide range of plant collections that you can bring home. From colourful orchids to mini garden terrariums, this gift shop offers plant collections that make for a wonderful present.

The Arrival Gift Shop is open from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM and is located at the Main Entrance. If you didn’t have the time to buy your souvenir, Gardens by the Bay has an eShop catalogue where you can order online. 

Visit Gardens by the Bay on Christmas Singapore 2022

The Gardens by the Bay should be at the top of your list if you are planning a trip to Singapore this Christmas season. If you are planning to have a holiday vacation for a couple of days, make sure to book a hotel room near Gardens by the Bay, such as in Pan Pacific Singapore.

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