Christmas Wonderland returns to Gardens by the Bay. Other events this week include Sports Hub Community Play Day, Health Fiesta, SmartKids Asia, and Wings Festival. And with Christmas approaching, you’ll also find lots of pop-up markets, charity fairs, and bazaars this week.



*Please note this is a partial listing. And there are other free/frugal events happening elsewhere, especially at parks, museums, libraries, and community centres.


Continued from Previous Week

Source: Esplanade‎
Esplanade Presents: Soundtracks
Ends 30 Nov
Various timings
Cost: Free
Venue: Esplanade
Hear movie hits through the ages in free performances that bring you iconic musical moments from the stage and the screen.
Source: GivingWeeksg‎
Giving Week 2018
Ends 5 Dec
Cost: Free
Venue: Nationwide
Discover the City of Good and celebrate the spirit of giving at Giving Week 2018. Organised by National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre, Giving Week will feature a myriad of activities for you to have fun while doing good - from shopping at festive hubs by social enterprises and non-profits, to checking out carnivals, watching films, and volunteering.


Upcoming Events

Source: SIFF
Singapore International Film Festival
28 Nov - 9 Dec
Various timings
Cost: Regular: $12 | Concession $0.50
Venue: Various
The Singapore International Film Festival focuses on showcasing international films and providing a global platform for the best of Singapore cinema. With its focus on groundbreaking Asian cinema, this prestigious event is known for its dynamic programming and commitment to the development of a vibrant local film culture.
Source: NCA
NCA Charity Christmas fair
29 Nov
10am - 5pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Hollandse Club Singapore
Looking for unique gifts for your loved ones and for good old Dutch “gezelligheid” and entertainment? Join the annual NCA Charity Christmas Fair. There will be Christmas carols by the HOME choir, dances by Tanglin Arts studio, a lucky draw and lots of vendors selling beautiful fares. It promises to be a spectacular event.
Source: Etsy Craftivist SG‎
Etsy Craftivist SG Market 2018
30 Nov - 1 Dec
12pm - 8pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Capitol Piazza
Back for the 3rd year, the team from Etsy Craftivist SG is proud to showcase talented Etsy sellers in Singapore.
Source: ArtScience Museum‎
ArtScience in Focus: Science Flair
30 Nov - 2 Dec
10am - 7pm
Cost: Free
Venue: ArtScience Museum
ArtScience Museum presents the playfulness of science through a fun-filled three-day showcase. Featuring a wide range of activities from scientific artworks, demonstrations and music performances to exclusive workshops and engaging sharing sessions, Science Flair is sure to ignite the curiosity of visitors of all ages.
Source: Baby Baby Exhibition
Baby Baby Exhibition 2018
30 Nov - 2 Dec
11am - 9pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 6B
Baby Baby is an event for new and expecting parents. In addition to star buys and super crazy deals from over 500 popular brands, they also have goodie bags, lucky draws, talks and demos.
Source: Health Fiesta
Health Fiesta
30 Nov - 2 Dec
11am - 9pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 6A
Health Fiesta will empower and enrich visitors of ages 40 and above through educational talks, workshops, cooking demos, contests & giveaways.
Source: SmartKids Asia
SmartKids Asia
30 Nov - 2 Dec
11am - 9pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 5B
SmartKids Asia is Asia's largest educational kids' fair. With a wide array of activities, including workshops, craft sessions, colouring contests, inflatable rides, obstacle courses, and trial classes, your child can learn, play, and discover.
Source: Singapore Wings Festival‎
Wings Festival 2018
30 Nov - 2 Dec
Fri: 1pm - 9pm | Sat: 9.30am - 9.30pm | Sun: 9.30am - 7pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Palawan Green, Sentosa
Singapore's inaugural Wings Festival is a 3-day rain-or-shine outdoor event, fusing elements from WingsFest and Wings parade. It’s a celebration of freedom, positive energy, equality, creativity, family, friendship and food! There will be a pop-up market, various activities & workshops, and a mass fitness party.
Source: Gardens by the Bay
Christmas Wonderland
30 Nov - 26 Dec
4pm - 11pm
Cost: From $4 (online)
Venue: Gardens by the Bay
Soak up the festivities with a dazzling array of activities and entertainment for everyone – a charming European-style Festive Market, outdoor skating under the stars, carnival games and kiddie rides, ‘snow’ in the tropics, and magical luminarie sculptures that transform the fairground into a stunning wonderland.
Source: PA
Paws & Furs 2018
1 Dec
8.30am - 11.30pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Duxton Plains Park
Highlights for Paws & Furs 2018 include a pet adoption booth, pet education talks, a bird display, dog yoga, free caricature for owners and pets, and pet competitions.
Source: New2U Thrift Shop
New2U Bazaar
1 Dec
10am - 4pm
Cost: Free
Venue: New2U Thrift Shop
Browse through heaps of pre-loved clothes, designer bags and more for a day of guilt-free shopping. Proceeds from sales will support SCWO (Singapore Council of Women's Organisations).
Source: Sports Hub‎
Sports Hub Community Play Day - Seasons of Giving 2018
1 Dec - 2 Dec
9am - 7pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Singapore Sports Hub
Exciting sports, games, bazaars, screenings and more await you this festive season! Be engaged, be entertained, and be supportive at Sports Hub Community Play Day, with opportunities to give in support of local charities.
Source: Loop
Loop — Make & Take
1 Dec - 2 Dec
10am - 10pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Esplanade Park
This event is part of LOOP, a month-long lifestyle festival featuring local craft and wellness experiences that champion sustainability awareness. Enjoy a weekend of exceptional workshops revolving around recycling and reinventing by local craftsmen. Pre-register for a slot or just drop by.
Source: Kidney Dialysis Foundation‎
KDF Charity Art Exhibition
1 Dec - 2 Dec
11am - 8pm
Cost: Free
Venue: The Centrepoint
See a display of various artworks painted by patients and caregivers with help from students at the LASALLE College of the Arts. Charity merchandise inspired by these art pieces will also be on sale, with proceeds going towards helping low-income dialysis patients.
Source: Esplanade
Esplanade Presents | Come Together
1 Dec - 6 Dec & 10 Dec - 31 Dec
Various timings
Cost: Free
Venue: Esplanade
Aside from free live performances every day at the Esplanade Concourse, there will be free shows at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre every weekend, PH and eve of PH. Special weekend craft activities and roving performances throughout the centre also await you at Come Together.
Source: Peranakan Museum
Straits Family Sunday - Tis the Season
2 Dec
1pm - 5pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Peranakan Museum
Celebrate Christmas at the Peranakan Museum this December! Hear and sing along to carols, go on special tours, and create your own Christmas ornaments inspired by Peranakan motifs for your tree!
Source: Esplanade
Esplanade Presents | Beautiful Sunday: Welcome to the Imagination World
2 Dec
3pm - 4pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall
Under new musical direction by conductor Joseph Teo, Novo Winds invites you into the world of imagination, where they conjure fantasy worlds via sounds and effects, and present pieces with fantastical themes and works with titles that stir one’s imagination.

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