24 Events In Singapore In December 2017 To End Off 2017 With A Bang

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If you’re reading this, hearty congratulations to you because you have successfully made it to the best part of the year – December! The long weekend you have looked forward to is finally here and who isn’t a fan of celebrating Christmas and counting down to the new year?

Aside from these festivities, there are various other events, concerts and marathons that you can get busy with. If you are looking for something to entertain your children, Disney In Concert: Frozen or a trip to Christmas Wonderland 2017 at Gardens by the Bay should work for you. But for the rest of us, do read on to find out what other exciting activities await your discovery and participation.

As always, go big or go home. Here are 24 Events In Singapore In December 2017 To End Off 2017 With A Bang.

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ARTS AND CULTURE

ArtScience Museum

TREASURES OF THE NATURAL WORLD

Opening its doors to the public on 25 November 2017, Treasures of the Natural World brings you back in time and on an adventure of discovering the various scientific breakthroughs throughout history. A total of 200 prized treasures from the Natural History Museum in London will travel all the way to Singapore for the first time ever.

If you intend to visit with children, there will be an ongoing treasure hunt just for them!

When
25 November 2017 to 29 April 2018

Where
Art Science Museum

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national gallery of singapore

28TH SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Returning for its 28th edition on 23 November 2017 to 03 December 2017, the 28th Singapore International Film festival is the largest and longest-running international film festival in South East Asia.

Celebrating 112 stories of Southeast Asia and Asia through the world of film, attendees can expect a myriad of activities at the festival such as film screenings, masterclasses, talks and post-show discussions with filmmakers. Tickets start at S$12 per screening.

When
24 November 2017 to 03 December 2017

Where
Multiple venues including the National Gallery of Singapore, National Museum of Singapore and Capitol Theatre.

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CONCERTS

Singapore National Youth Orchestra

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A CELEBRATION OF YOUTH ORCHESTRAS: SNYO IN CONCERT

Show our young talents some support at A Celebration of Youth Orchestras: SNYO in Concert – To London From America on 12 December 2017 at the Esplanade Concert Hall. Conducted by Peter Stark, this concert will bring you on a trans-Atlantic musical trip through the works of Gershwin, Copland and Vaughan Williams.

Tickets are going at S$25 and S$15, exclusive of SISTIC booking fees.

When
12 December 2017

Where
Esplanade Concert Hall

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Adedance Aerial

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A TOUCH OF WILD: ADEDANCE AERIAL 2017 STUDENT SHOWCASE

Presented to you by Adedance Artistic and Aerial Productions, A Touch of Wild: Adedance Aerial 2017 Student Showcase is their first ever student showcase. This showcase will consist of performances by aerialists, bellydancers from The Angelina Tay School of Bellydance and more.

But most importantly, this showcase is organized in support of SOSD Singapore. All ticket proceeds will go to SOSD Singapore and finger food will be provided for guests throughout the performance.

Tickets are available at S$35 each and can be purchased via their Facebook page or via call or WhatsApp at +65 9787 6948.

When
03 December 2017

Where
Gateway Theatre

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Disney in Concert - Frozen

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DISNEY IN CONCERT: FROZEN

Frozen fanatics, this one is for you. On 02 December 2017, Disney in Concert: Frozen is coming to the Esplanade and this will be your chance to relive the adventures of Elsa, Anna, Olaf and Kristoff whilst enjoying the movie with dialogue accompanied by a live orchestra and choir!

Ticket prices range from S$75 to S$149, exclusive of SISTIC booking fees.

When
02 December 2017

Where
Esplanade Concert Hall

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Flying Through Time

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FLYING THROUGH TIME

Fly through time at Flying Through Time taking place from 09 December 2017 to 21 January 2018 at the Resorts World Theatre. Directed by world-renowned Director Choi Chul Ki and helmed by local artists such as Joshua Tan and Melody Low, be enthralled by this non-verbal action comedy which tells the universal tale of good versus evil and how love conquers all.

Tickets range from S$30 to S$118, exclusive of SITIC booking fee and handling charges.

When
09 December 2017 to 21 January 2018

Where
Resorts World Theatre

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Jurassic Park in Concert

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JURASSIC PARK IN CONCERT – FULL MOVIE WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA

A 2 and a half hours concert presented to you by the Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, Jurassic Park in Concert has been organized in celebration of the 25th anniversary of this iconic Steven Spielberg film. During the concert, the film will be projected on a large screen whilst the Metropolitan Festival Orchestra plays alongside and in sync the movie.

Tickets range from S$108 to S$255, exclusive of booking fees.

When
22 to 23 December 2017

Where
Esplanade Theatre

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Songs of the Dragon Kiln

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SONGS OF THE DRAGON KILN

A collaboration between the Ding Yi Music Company and Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Songs of the Dragon Kiln is a performance which will trace this forgotten aspect of Singapore culture – the dragon kiln. The performance will be conducted and directed by Mr Quek Ling Kiong.

Tickets start at S$25 excluding booking fees, and concession rates for students, NSFs and seniors are at S$20 per ticket.

When
03 December 2017

Where
Esplanade Recital Studio

The Nutcracker Singapore Dance Theatre

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THE NUTCRACKER BY SINGAPORE DANCE THEATRE

Be enchanted by the Singapore Dance Theatre at The Nutcracker, taking place from 06 to 10 December 2017 at the Esplanade Theatre. Let the Singapore Dance Theatre take you on Clara’s journey with her nutcracker doll, accompanied by the music of Tchaikovsky.

Tickets range from S$35 to S$75, exclusive of SISTIC booking fees.

When
06 to 10 December 2017

Where
Esplanade Theatre

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WBAS

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WBAS YOUTH BAND FESTIVAL

The WBAS Youth Band Festival finale concert – coming to you on 19 December 2017 at the Esplanade – features over 200 outstanding youth musicians under the baton of Professor Mark Heron, ME4 Ignatius Wang and Mdm Tan Soh Hwa.

The repertoire for the evening will range from popular wind band works such as Robert Sheldon’s Choreography to works such as Frank Ticheli’s Symphony No. 2.

Tickets are going at S$15 exclusive of SISTIC booking fees.

When
19 December 2017

Where
Esplanade Concert Hall

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EVENTS

A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL AT ORCHARD

Hosted by Events Singapore, A Merry Little Christmas Festival at Orchard is coming to you from 06 to 10 December 2017 at the Visual Arts Centre Singapore. This festival will see a total of 20 curated international vendors, live entertainment and the opportunity to meet and greet Santa!

When
06 to 10 December 2017

Where
Visual Arts Centre Singapore

CHRISTMAS POP-UP MARKET & WORKSHOP

The Christmas Pop-up Market & Workshop is the first ever market hosted by W Market. Taking place from 23 to 24 December 2017 at Studio Three Sixteen, there will be a total of 40 craft and retail booths and 3 workshops that you can take part in at the event.

If you are interested in setting up a booth, it will cost you S$350 with an extra S$100 refundable deposit.

When
23 to 24 December 2017

Where
Studio Three Sixteen

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Christmas Wonderland Castle

CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND 2017

Arguably one of the most anticipated Christmas events of the year, Christmas Wonderland 2017 returns to Gardens by the Bay from 01 to 26 December this year. Back for its fourth year, visitors will find themselves lost in the dazzling array of Luminarie lights and other activities such as skating under the stars and browsing through the festive markets.

Admission tickets for Christmas Wonderland 2017 are going at S$4 from 01 to 07 December 2017 (S$6 at the gate), S$6 from 08 to 14 December 2017 (S$8 at the gate) and S$8 from 15 December to 25 December 2017 (S$10 at the gate).

When
01 December 2017 to 26 December 2017

Where
Gardens by the Bay

Fireworks

MARINA BAY SINGAPORE COUNTDOWN 2018

Countdown to 2018 at the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown – the largest countdown celebration in Singapore – with fellow Singaporeans and enjoy an impressive display of fireworks and laser lights when the clock strikes midnight. This is one of the best ways to welcome in the new year.

When
31 December 2017 to 01 January 2018

Where
Marina Bay

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PETS JINGLE 2017

Brought to you by June’s Pethouse and Snout and Muzzle, Pets Jingle 2017 will take place on 09 and 10 December 2017 at the Singapore Turf Club. This is the largest pets Christmas carnival and best of all, admission is free!

However, entrance is limited to those above the ages of 18.

When
09 to 10 December 2017

Where
Singapore Turf Club

PETS’ STATION WAREHOUSE SALE

Unbeatable discounts for pet merchandise? Count us in. Coming to you from 01 to 03 December at Pets’ Station, Pets’ Station Warehouse Sale is one event that pawrents should not miss. You can expect great bargains and bundle deals on items such as dry food, toys and accessories and more.

When
01 to 03 December 2017

Where
Pets’ Station

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The Enchanted Christmas Fair

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THE ENCHANTED CHRISTMAS FAIR

Love Christmas fairs? Well, then head on down to The Enchanted Christmas Fair – hosted by Homesouk Singapore – at The Tanglin Club on 02 December 2017 from 11am to 8pm. There will be tons of Christmas fun, celebratory spirit, unique home décor and artisan jewellery to pick up!

Do note that this is an exclusive event which requires an invite. You will have to RSVP your interest on their Facebook page and email your details to the organisers.

When
02 December 2017

Where
Churchill Room, The Tanglin Club

THE FIRST SUSTAINABLE CHRISTMAS MARKET

Hosted by Mercure Singapore on Stevens and In Touch, The First Sustainable Market is coming to Mercure Singapore on Stevens on 09 December 2017. As its title suggests, this market is a free event that is all about promoting sustainability through its 23 exclusive vendors who will have ethical products, edible produce and craft available for purchase.

Aside from the market, there are a couple of exciting activities that you can get involved in with your kids. This includes the Belly Dancing for Kids at 11am and Grilled Chicken with Organic Salad Cooking Demo at 2pm. Registration for these events is necessary.

When
09 December 2017, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Where
Mercure Singapore on Stevens

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TWINKLE TWINKLE CHRISTMAS FAIR

Another Christmas fair that you can check out this December is the Twinkle Twinkle Christmas Fair. Held at the Level 2 Ballroom of the Orchard Parade Hotel, you will be able to find quality vendors with unique products up for sale at the fair.

When
06 to 07 December 2017

Where
Orchard Parade Hotel Singapura

Zoukout

ZOUKOUT 2017

The biggest party of the year is here again. Zoukout 2017 is happening from 08 to 10 December 2017 at Sentosa Siloso Beach and this is one of the best ways to conclude 2017. This is the 17th edition of ZoukOut and artistes that you can expect in this year’s line up includes Axwell, Robin Schulz and Claptone.

Tickets are going at S$228 for a two-day festival pass and S$138 for a Day 1 ticket and S$148 for a Day 2 Ticket. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for S$158 for Day 1 and S$168 for Day 2.

When
08 to 09 December 2017

Where
Sentosa Siloso Beach

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FOOD

JALAN JALAN MAKAN MAKAN

All about food, shopping and entertainment, head on down to Jalan Jalan! Makan Makan! from 08 to 10 December 2017 at Suntec City for a jolly good time. There will be 150 booths for you to browse through and admission to the event is free.

When
08 to 10 December 2017

Where
Suntec City Hall 401 – 402

SPORTS

Banana Relay

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BANANA RELAY

As silly at it sounds, the 9th edition of the Banana Relay is happening at Kallang Riverside Park on 16 December 2017. And no, it isn’t about you running a relay in a banana suit but rather your team will have fun running a relay using a real banana as a baton!

Although registration has closed on 08 November 2017, it wouldn’t be a bad idea to head down to Kallang Riverside Park on 16 December 2017 to show all participants some support.

When
16 December 2017

Where
Kallang Riverside Park

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Oceania Classic Powerlifting Championship

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OCEANIA CLASSIC POWERLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIP

On 08 to 10 December 2017, head on down to Park Avenue Hotels & Suites for the Oceania Classic Powerlifting Championships 2017. Hosted by Powerlifting Singapore, the Oceania Classic Powerlifting Championship incorporates the Pacific Invitational II and Singapore Powerlifting Open 2 – 2017.

At present, there is not much information available about the event but if you are an Oceania Powerlifting Federation athlete looking to participate in the event, do stay tuned to their Facebook page for more updates.

When
08 to 10 December 2017

Where
Park Avenue Hotels & Suites

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Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon

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STANDARD CHARTERED SINGAPORE MARATHON

Are you ready to conclude 2017 with a bang? The Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2017 is happening on 03 December 2017 at The Padang and registration is still open. Aside from the 19km, 21.1km, Half-Marathon or Full Marathon categories, there will also be a Kids Dash so no one is left behind.

When
03 December 2017

Where
The Padang