5 Coolest Things To Do In Singapore This December To Make This Month One To Remember

From roller skating to basking in snow, here are some fun things you can get up to this month in Singapore
8 December 2023

In the blink of an eye, we’re already well into the last month of 2023. It’s been a whirlwind of a year in Singapore, with plenty of new attractions and experiences opening their doors. December is no exception to this. For those who want to do more than visit the Christmas lights along Orchard Road, here are 5 of the coolest things you can get up to in Singapore to make this December a month to remember.

1. Check out an immersive & interactive Disney exhibition

Image credit: Disney/Marina Bay Sands

I remember my first time watching The Lion King when I was a kid on a TV that was the size of my monitor. Now, at the Immersive Disney Animation, you and I can relive our favourite Disney movies in a larger-than-life format at the Immersive Disney Animation exhibition at Marina Bay Sands.

From now till 31 December 2023, you can watch clips from classics like The Little Mermaid and modern hits like Frozen on a panoramic 360° screen. There are also photo ops with Anna and Elsa as well as a peek at what it takes for the Disney animators to create the films we’ve grown up with.

Immersive Disney Animation
Ticket prices: $33/pax (Basic), $43/pax (Premium), $73/pax (VIP)

Find out more about Immersive Disney Animation.

2. Take a blast to outer space at Space Fest @ EXPO

space fest @ expo
Image credit: Singapore Expo

While we might still be a couple of decades away from true space tourism, you can have a taste of what it’d be like at Space Fest @ EXPO. The indoor space-themed carnival features over 20 rides and games by Uncle Ringo that have been given a cosmic twist, retail and food booths, and live performances every day.

Space Fest @ EXPO
Ticket prices: $48 for $50 worth of tickets
Opening hours: 1 pm-9 pm Mon-Thu, 11 am-9 pm Fri-Sun

Buy your tickets for Space Fest @ EXPO.

3. Get spinning on wheels at Rollermania 3.0

rollermania
Image credit: @ziyikuek

If that one roller rink scene from Stranger Things has gotten you obsessed - sans the bullying - then you need to pay a trip to Rollermania 3.0, stat. From now till 1 January 2024, Trip.com has transformed a car park into a pop-up roller-skating rink complete with arcade games and dazzling retro neon lights.

Don’t be afraid if you’re a first-timer, as there’ll be skate-assist devices and safety gears available to you.

Rollermania 3.0
Ticket prices: From $17

Find out more about Rollermania 3.0.

4. Cool down with snow slopes and ice slides at Ice Magic

ice magic asia singapore
Image credit: @sunnycitykids

It’s no secret that us Singaporeans are obsessed with snow, and for good reason: we never ever get it! Thankfully, the pop-up winter playground Ice Magic is back on our shores again from 9 December 2023 to 21 January 2024.

This year’s edition features two new activities, including a merry-go-round on ice as well as a double-lane ice slide for couples that are glued at the hip. Also, if you stay till the end of your session, you’ll be able to catch the winter wonderland illuminated with shimmering lights.

Ice Magic
Ticket prices: $19 for seniors, $29 for kids, $39 for adults

Find out more about Ice Magic.

5. Be dazzled by the lights at Christmas Wonderland

christmas wonderland singapore
Image credit: Christmas Wonderland

Christmas Wonderland is one of the attractions to check out whenever the festive season rolls around, and this year, it’s no different. Aside from the dazzling light displays - including a pirate ship and the iconic Spalliera handmade by Italian craftsmen - this year’s edition will also feature thrilling carnival games and over 20 F&B stands serving up festive-themed food and drinks.

Christmas Wonderland 2023
Ticket prices: $6 for kids, $8 for adults

Find out more about Christmas Wonderland 2023.

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