8 Reasons To Visit Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Play, eat, and be merry at Christmas Wonderland 2016, Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. In the evening atmosphere is magical and mesmerizing.  Experience the festivity vibes with lights, sounds and snow. It is Singapore’s biggest annual yuletide fair that transformed Gardens by the Bay into a festive playground from 2nd December to 1st January 2017, at 3.30pm to 11pm daily. Let’s me take you for a quick tour…

8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Christmas Wonderland 2016 
at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

We had a fun and fabulous day exploring this festive playground from 3pm till late at night. There are so many things to see, play, eat, buy and embark on a festive journey here. The Christmas Wonderland 2016 at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore is suitable for all ages and family. Please take not do wear comfy clothing and shoes plus the weather can be a bit warm. Parking at Gardens by the Bay is limited, it is better to take public.

Day Time: Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

You can experience a total different atmosphere at Christmas Wonderland 2016 from day to night. Day time it’s more like a park that we can walk about, play the carnival games and rides and also have fun at the Ice Palace. Where else in the evening when the lights are up the whole place transformed to a magical wonderland which has been expanded to 57,000sqm.

Night Time: Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Be prepared to be mesmerized by the magical wonderland of festive sights and sounds. As mentioned, the evening atmosphere here at Christmas Wonderland 2016, Gardens by the Bay is so magical, wonderful and romantic too. You experience the festivity vibes with lights, sounds and also snow at certain hours.

8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Christmas Wonderland 2016 
at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Luminarie Sculptures of Light @ Christmas Wonderland Singapore

1. Luminarie Sculptures of Light
The Luminarie – Sculptures of Light imported all the way from Italy is the main attraction of this year Christmas Wonderland will illuminate the fairground. The magnificent sculptures of light handmade by skilled craftsmen using white wood from the South of Italy and this year design is based on the 17th and 18th century Baroque architecture with some 240,000 multihued bulbs will light up the 67 hand-sculpted luminarie.

Blizzard Time: Spalliera Castel del Monte @ Christmas Wonderland
Experience the Lights, Sounds and Snow

2. Spalliera Castel del Monte
The 19.7m tall Spalliera Castel del Monte is Southeast Asia’s highest and largest luminarie. Its design is largely inspired by its namesake, a 13th century castle and one of Italy’s most striking UNESCO site. Here, visitors can also look forward to experiencing ‘snow’ in the tropics at the Blizzard Time at 8pm, 9pm and 10pm daily.

Ice Palace @ Christmas Wonderland Singapore

3. Ice Palace
This is the season to play and have fun, step into an upsized Ice Palace to enjoy ‘winter’ wonderland. You can skate at the 400sqm Ice Skating Rink, enjoy an all-new 25m long Ice Slide or make a ‘snow’ angel at the 96sqm Snow Playground. Or you can enjoy the wintry atmosphere dining at La Noel chez PAUL French patisserie with a great view of the Ice Skating Rink.

Snow Playground inside Ice Palace @ Christmas Wonderland Singapore

Kindly take note, you have to purchase separate tickets to enter and play at the snow playground, ice slide and ice skating. Please pre book your session online at www.christmaswonderland.sg to avoid queue or disappointment.

Hi-5 Funtastic House @ Christmas Wonderland Singapore

4. Hi-5 Funtastic House
This is the first time the Hi-5 Funtastic House in Singapore. It will surely delight the little ones with a host of fun activities. If your kids are fans of the hit Australian musical group, they can have a time of their lives at the ‘Ready, Set, Bounce!’ bouncy castle, groove along to their favourite Hi-5 songs and ‘Style It Up’ for the camera in Hi-5 costumes and bring home a memento. Do check out the session and pre-book your preferred sessions online.

Carnival Rides and Games

5. Carnival Rides and Games
This year there are new rides such as bumper cars, a mini ferris wheel and motorised Bug Car rides. Plus you can also take in the sights and sounds of the fairground at a more leisurely pace on the Christmas trains.
We also tried our skills and luck to win the Disney soft toys at the carnival games stalls such as ‘Fishy Fishy’, ‘Lobster Pot’, ‘Can Toss’, ‘Ring Toss’ and ‘Hi Striker’.

 Glass House: Harry's Bar + Dining @ Christmas Wonderland Singapore

6. Glass House
At night we dine at the all-new two-storey Glass House nestled amidst the Supertree Grove featuring a festive menu specially curated by Harry’s. 

Glass House: Dinner at Harry's Bar + Dining @ Christmas Wonderland Singapore

You can try out their festive signature dishes while taking in beautiful views of the spectacular luminarie light sculptures within an air-conditioned indoor setting. That night I had the Holly Jolly Turkey and Apple Cider, yummy in my tummy. After dinner I continue to explore the place till late. 

Festive Market @ Christmas Wonderland Singapore

7. Festive Market
There are stalls selling unique food, drink, crafts and custom-made items at the European-Style Festive Market featuring traditional wooden huts specially brought in from the United Kingdom.

Cassa Armonica Gazebo @ Christmas Wonderland Singapore

8. Festive Entertainment
As you stroll around the Christmas Wonderland you will not miss the magical 8m wide Cassa Armonica gazebo where there are several performances going on throughout the whole duration such as Christmas Carols and etc.

Well, here are my 8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Christmas Wonderland 2016 at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore. It was an awesome visit for me and I will strongly recommend those who is going to Singapore to experience the magical moments. Hope you have a wonderful and fun there. Do take lots and lots of photos and videos and share it ok.

Christmas Wonderland 2016 at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore
Date: 2nd December 2016 to 1st January 2017
Opening hours: 3.30pm to 11pm
Admission fees to Christmas Wonderland 2016:
S$4 (2nd to 8th Dec 2016)
S$6 (9th to 15th Dec 2016)
S$8 (16th Dec 2016 to 1st Jan 2017)

Tickets are only available for purchase online at www.christmaswonderland.sg from 28 October (subject to availability). Get a promo code from VISA and use Visa Checkout to enjoy 25% off admission into Christmas Wonderland (limited to first 1,000 tickets daily).

Entry is complimentary for up to 3 children under 0.9m for each paying adult. Separate tokens must be purchased onsite for the carnival rides and game stalls. Separate admission fees also apply to the two conservatories.

Christmas Wonderland 2016 at Gardens by the Bay is organized by Blue Sky Events and supported by the Singapore Tourism Board. For more information about Christmas Wonderland 2016 at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore, please visit 

Instagram: @ChristmasWonderlandSG  #ChristmasWonderlandSG


  1. I love Gardens by the Bay on ordinary days. I was there at night. It looks so different in day time but exceptionally beautiful during Christmas.

  2. Singapore does the most when it comes the Christmas, I wish I had enough time to head up to there, here in Thailand there aren't much decorations. The place looks nice and no one really needs more convincing than what you have done now.

  3. If only Malaysia has deco as nice as this! Haha...hopefully next year can visit this Christmas deco :)

  4. Gardens by the bay of Singapore is on my want-to-go-to-place list and I hope someday I will ba able to go there.

  5. are they having this next year? would love to pay a visit....

  6. One of the country that I really love to visit.

  7. i just love Christmas in Singapore... should plan next year's Christmas there I think... huhuhu

  8. It's been a decade I didnt visit SG already! This year Christmas decoration really nice, maybe visit next year?

  9. The place is so pretty! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Kelly

  10. Indeed...I visited it and it is just like a fairytale.

  11. I haven't visit Gardens by the Bay yet, and after seeing your pictures I am tempted to pop over!

  12. I love this. Happy New Year 2017!

    Lia Hasty

  13. Amazing place for the amazing festival..... so many things to do in one place.... and it is beautiful too... merry christmas

  14. So beautiful, wish to celebrate Christmas at Singapore one day too :)

  15. I wish to visit this place for coming Christmas =D Love the Christmas festive experience at Gardens by the Bay!!

  16. They certainly did a fabulous job there - so festive, bright, and cheerful. I have to visit Singapore again and make sure to go to Gardens at the Bay during day time. In all my previous visits, I was there at night.

  17. Just when I thought I've seen everything at Gardens by the day, they have the Christmas Wonderland. I would love to see the place with the white Christmas theme.

  18. Definitely! This is in my bucket list of places to go to in Singapore together with Sentosa and Universal Studios.

  19. Christmas wonderland is always so beautiful just like fairy tale infact I visited there last year also.

  20. WOW that xmas deco is amazing, Singapore always surprise me on festival's time <3

  21. Wow! The place looks so colorful and so exquisite! I haven't been to Singapore yet but planning to visit soon. Thanks for this heads up.

  22. absolutely beautiful! i still need to visit singapore and would love to visit there during the christmas period. I'm a sucker for beautiful christmas lights and surroundings

  23. Wow! Gardens by the Bay is definitely on my to-visit list in Singapore! I hope even after the holidays are over, it will still have something beautiful to offer its visitors.

  24. Visiting SG on June 4th
    See you Kelly! Miss yah

  25. Wow.. I am so fascinated by the Gardens by the Bay. They are so beautiful and exquisite! Singapore is so good with these innovative buildings and structures! Lighting is so beautiful- must be a mesmerising experience!

  26. Nice reasons! I hardly visit the Gardens By The Bay unless it's for work and filming purpose. I guess I'm too used to the gorgeous lights that I forgot to appreciate it from a tourist point of view!


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