It’s that time of the year again. Prepping for Christmas feasts and enthusiastically looking for the perfect gifts for your loved ones? You can trust us, Orchard Road is definitely worth a visit! With tons of festive activities laid out by Orchard Road Business Association (ORBA) and ION Orchard, there is certainly something for everyone.

The Tiffany & Co. Christmas Tree

Titled ‘Season of Resplendence’ – ION Orchard aspires to evoke the wonders of Christmas joy with their shoppers.

To do that, they have spruced up the mall with a series of activities and promotions just for you.

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A major project this year is the partnership between ION Orchard and Tiffany & Co.. Together, they have created an enthralling walk-in Christmas tree for their shoppers throughout this beautiful season!

Standing at 20 meters tall – right outside Tiffany & Co., the glamorous structure features over 2,000 custom-designed ornaments including the famous Tiffany Blue Boxes.

Here’s what our ambassador, Nicole, had to say about the Xmas tree!

After a magical experience at the photo-booth, guests can collect their photos at the Tiffany & Co. duplex located at Level 1.

Likewise, you can share a video of that special moment with your friends on social media.

Credit: ION Orchard

Right next to the glamorous Christmas tree is an illuminated Christmas labyrinth decorated with glittering-ornaments, a larger-than-life reindeer centrepiece, toy soldiers and other festive ornaments.

Credit: ION Orchard

Step into this fantasy maze and find yourself immersed into the magic of a wonderful fairytale. What a perfect spot for your holiday photos!

On the Streets of Orchard Road

Our famous shopping street is transformed into a glamorous galaxy, adorned with glowing reindeers, shimmering stars, and other celebratory elements that turn it into a Christmas spectacle.

Credit: Orchard Road Business Association
Credit: Orchard Road Business Association

Spanning over a distance of 2.88 kilometres from Tanglin Mall all the way to Plaza Singapura, it is certainly going to be a sight.

Credit: Orchard Road Business Association
Credit: Orchard Road Business Association

Christmas Light-Up Period

The Light-Up Period takes place at the following times of the day:

  • 630pm – 600am on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve;
  • 630pm–200am on Fridays and Saturdays; and
  • Except as stated above, 630pm – 1200midnight on Mondays to Thursdays and on Sundays

Music in the Air

A novel approach by ORBA this year, visitors get to enjoy their favourite Christmas Carols piped through 16 to 20 outdoor speakers that are lined through ION Orchard to Ngee Ann City.

Furthermore, song requests from a pre-selected list of Christmas favourites are accepted on weekends. Now you can truly immerse yourselves into the magic of the season.

Available from 12th November to 25th December 2016 from 5 to 10pm daily.

Exclusive Pop-Up Shops and Spending Rewards at ION Orchard

Looking for some Christmas gifts, or just a little end-of-year reward for yourself?

The exclusive pop-ups on Levels 1 and Basement 4 of ION Orchard will provide you with an abundance of gifting ideas!

First, get your shopping fix at the Club 21 Accessories pop-up store in L1 Atrium.

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Credit: Club21

Besides shopping from a vast collection of accessories from brands such as Alexander Wang and Marni, you can also do your part for charity by dropping off cash donations at the store! This is made possible due to ION Orchard’s partnership with Rainbow Centre.

Club 21 Accessories Pop-up
19 Oct – 31 Dec | L1 Atrium

Next, beauty junkies are in for a treat as well.

Credit: Estee Lauder
Credit: Estee Lauder

Find gift items from MAC, Origins, Bobbi Brown and Lab Series at the Estée Lauder pop-up.

Estée Lauder Companies Christmas Store
5 – 30 Dec | L1 Atrium

 

ION Orchard is also partnering with American Express to reward Card Members with attractive offers during this period. More details can be found here.

Here’s a summary:
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Yuletide Entertainment at ION Orchard

Spice up the festive season by participating in some activities at ION Orchard!

Kids can meet Santa – happening at L56 ION Sky.

With that beautiful view, this is going to be such a great experience for both parents and children.

Music connoisseurs, look out for Harpist and Acapella Choir performances that will also be happening in the month of December.

Details:

Credit: ION OrchardCredit: ION Orchard

Special Promotion for ComfortDelGro and Uber Riders

Get $5 off your trip to and from Orchard Road.

A novel collaboration between Mastercard, ORBA and ComfortDelGro Taxis, this will be happening every weekend from 12 November 2016 to 1 January 2017 (capped at 900 trips per weekend). More details here.

In addition, the first 150 shoppers daily at ION Orchard also get to receive a $10 Uber promotion code with minimum $150* spend. More details here.

With so many festivities happening at our famous shopping street, Christmas will never be boring!

Remember to capture your moments of joy and use the hashtag #OrchardRdXmas to share your joy and happiness with everyone!

Also, read Under $25: 9 Super Local Christmas Gifts That Will Surely Amaze Your Friends!

 
 
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