7 Exciting Events That Are Taking Place In Singapore In December 2016

Singapore December Events

Congratulations, you have made it to the last lap of 2016! We hope your year has been fulfilling and that you have ticked off an item or two from your bucket list.

Now that the year is about to end, we say go all out and make the best of it. There are many fun-filled events in Singapore taking place this December that is perfect for quality me-time and family bonding sessions.

From Dance Music Festival Zoukout, Christmas Wonderland at Gardens By The Bay to Glow-In-The-Dark Party ILLUMI RUN, here are 7 Events Taking Place In Singapore This December.

Christmas Wonderland Castle


London has their Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park and Singapore has its Christmas Wonderland at Gardens By The Bay. We might be deprived of winter, but advanced technology will allow us to experience “snowfalls” at hourly sessions, i.e. 8pm, 9pm and 10pm.

There are many fun winter-inspired activities to partake in; you can ice skate, glide down at 25-metre long ice slide and play at a snow playground.Note that admission charges do apply for this year’s Christmas Wonderland.

Note that admission charges do apply for this year’s Christmas Wonderland.

When: 02 December 2016 to 01 January 2017

Illumi RunSource: Illumi Run

#2 ILLUMI RUN 2016

Illumi Run 2016 is a non-competitive run which combines glow-in-the-dark water and music. The run starts at 7pm and participants will run through different genre music zones at Palawan Green and get splashed by a special type of non-toxic water which illuminates in the dark under UV lights.

When: 17 December 2016

Marina Bay Sands


Usher into the new year with Singapore’s biggest New Year’s Eve party, the iconic Marina Bay Singapore Countdown. The celebrations start at 10pm and will continue till 6.30am the following morning.You can expect a breathtaking display of fireworks, lasers and lights at midnight.

You can expect a breathtaking display of fireworks, lasers and lights at midnight.

When: 31 December 2016

Open A Door To IsraelSource: Israel in Singapore


Held at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Open A Door To Israel is a curated multi-sensory exhibition brought to you by the Embassy of Israel.Singapore is its only

Singapore is its only Southeast Asian stop and there are nine themed doors in this installation which tells the stories of Israel.

When: 09 to 23 December 2016



All Pokémon lovers must check out the Pokémon Research Exhibition at S.E.A. Aquarium. This is probably the closest you can get to being a Pokémon trainer in real life.

You will be able to meet four life-size Pokémon and embark on an engaging mission.

When: Now till 02 January 2017


Partygoers looking to start their New Year with a bang should head down to Sentosa Island’s Siloso Beach Countdown Party. You can look forward to 12 hours of non-stop partying. We hope your legs and liver are ready for that.

When: 31 December 2016

ZoukoutSource: ZoukOut Official


Zoukout is the one of Asia’s biggest outdoor music festivals and this year’s line up features famous international DJs such as Alan Walker, Hardwell, Marrtin Garrix and Zedd. Tickets are selling out like hot cakes, so hurry grab yours now before it is too late.

When: 09 to 10 December 2016