2017 seems to have whizzed by. It feels as though we just celebrated Chinese New Year a while ago and yet, Christmas is upon us in a few day’s time.
And right after that, it’s the New Year. Don’t you just love the holidays?
Here, we’ve compiled a list of events and foods to take you through December and on to the New Year.
Play & Discover
1. ArtScience On Screen: High Adventure
If you’re a fan of documentaries like us, then you’ll love this. ArtScience On Screen: High Adventure is a programme of family-friendly films that appeals to our curiosity for the unknown and undiscovered.
The ArtScience Museum will be airing BBC’s Natural History Unit Presents Planet Earth 1 on loop from 20 December to 31 December 2017.
Narrated by the iconic Sir David Attenborough, Planet Earth 1 explores wildlife and habitats on our planet, as well as showcase behind-the-scenes challenges, all in high definition.
This is an event perfect for the whole family, and it will be a great opportunity for children to learn more about our natural environment and wildlife. What’s more, admission is free.
Gather the family and head down to the ArtScience Museum!
ArtScience On Screen: High Adventure
Venue: ArtScience Museum
Date: 20 Dec – 31 Dec 2017
2. Moonbeats X’mas Party With Ryan Hemsworth And Friends In Singapore
This December, Moonbeats will be celebrating the festive season with the Moonbeats X’mas Party on 22 December 2017, together with Canadian producer, Ryan Hemsworth.
Ryan Hemsworth is an award-winning producer specialising in electronic music. He has produced music for Tinashe and Tory Lanez, among others. He has also remixed music by Frank Ocean, Beyoncé and Kanye West, to name a few.
The party will also feature local musicians Cherie Ko, Jorud, and buds.
Early bird tickets are priced at $25 while standard tickets go for $35.
Each ticket also comes with a complimentary drink!
Moonbeats X’mas Party With Ryan Hemsworth And Friends In Singapore
Venue: MAO Singapore, 133 Cecil Street, Singapore, 069535
Date: 22 December 2017
Price: $25 – $100
3. Kojiki And The Universe
The Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning Kitaro is back with a new unique visual experience, Kojiki And The Universe.
This concert merges the music from Kitaro’s album “Kojiki”, with a dance performance inspired by space-age.
Fans can also expect to hear Kitaro play his greatest hits in this spectacular concert.
Ticket prices range from $88 to $238 and can be purchased here.
Kojiki And The Universe
Venue: Grand Theatre, Mastercard Theatres At Marina Bay Sands
Date: 22 Dec 2017
Price: $88 – $238
4. Christmas Pop-Up Market & Workshop
W Market will be having their first event on 23 December 2017.
The Christmas Pop-up Market & Workshop will be the perfect place for you to do your last minute shopping before Christmas.
Aside from the 20 vendors who will be selling their goods and crafts, you can also try your hands at any of the 3 workshops available on both event days.
What’s more, local influencers Mongchin Yeoh and Sebelle Sharmine will be at the event selling their pre-loves.
Don’t miss this Christmas event happening on 23 and 24 December 2017!
Christmas Pop-up Market & Workshop
Venue: Studio Three Sixteen, 219 Henderson Road, #06-04, Singapore, 159556
Date: 23 – 24 Dec 2017
5. Yoga & Movie Under The Stars
Yes, you read that correctly. Yoga AND a movie. 60 minutes of gentle yoga in the evening, followed by a 3D movie after dark.
The best part? You get a complimentary glass of wine, free flow of snacks and hot green tea.
The next screening is on Christmas Eve, where there will be a screening of Polar Express. What’s more, you’ll receive a complimentary 750 ml bottle of Moscato for every group of 5.
You are allowed to bring your own snacks. Yoga mats will not be provided though, so do remember to bring your own.
Yoga & Movie Under The Stars
Venue: Suntec City, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore, 038983
Date: 24 Dec 2017
6. Twilight: Flea & Feast
Organised by RoseValley, the first ever Twilight: Flea & Feast will be held from 29 to 31 December 2017.
Inspired by Australian street food markets, this market brings the best street food from around the world, to our shores Eat and shop to your heart’s content on the last weekend of the year at Twilight: Flea & Feast.
There will also be live performances so head down and soak in the festivities!
Twilight: Flea & Feast
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City, 039593
Date: 29 – 31 Dec 2017
7. Siloso Beach Party
Celebrate and live it up at Singapore’s only beach countdown party! Gear up for 12 hours of non-stop music and partying with your friends, as you usher in and party your way into 2018.
Headlined by international and local DJs, this iconic beach countdown party is THE place to be this New Year’s Eve.
There’s also complimentary drinks and a huge foam pool!
Ticket prices go from $48 to $98 and can be purchased here.
Siloso Beach Party
Venue: Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore, 098999
Date: 31 Dec 2017
Price: $48* – $98*
*Discounted prices available only on Hapz.
8. Hans Im Glück German Burgergrill
Burger joints are dime a dozen in Singapore. However, finding a good burger is a challenge. If you think that piling on expensive ingredients onto a burger is the way to go, then you’re missing out.
Hans Im Glück, the newest burger joint in Orchard, proves that sometimes less is more.
They serve up an extensive menu of burgers made with a wide variety of fresh ingredients. You can choose from beef, chicken breast, vegetable or vegan burgers.
That’s not all, you can also choose your type of bread, from Sourdough, Multigrain and Naked.
A must-try is the Wilder Westen ($16), a beef burger with aged cheddar cheese, BBQ sauce, and crispy fried onions. And definitely remember to order the 1 Pfund Süsskartoffel Fritten ($6++). Literally a pound of sweet potato fries. It’s crispy, not soggy and highly addictive.
Give this burgergrill a try. You can thank us later.
Hans Im Glück German Burgergrill
Address: 362 Orchard Road, Singapore, 238887
Opening Hours: Sun – Thu: 11am – 12am, Fri – Sat: 11am – 1am
9. District Sushi
Chirashi Don fans should prepare themselves. The newly opened District Sushi serves up a mean Bara Chirashi Don at an affordable price.
For just $10, the Bara Chirashi Don comes with fresh prawns, tuna and salmon. The sashimi cubes are chunky, lightly marinated, and fresh.
If you’re more of a cooked food person, try their Salmon Mentaiyaki Donburi ($10) which comes with a perfectly cooked salmon fillet and generous servings of mentaiko.
Do expect to queue for a bit if you’re here for your Chirashi Don fix.
Address: 91 Bencoolen Street, #01-15 Sunshine Plaza, Singapore, 189652
Opening Hours: Daily: 11.45am – 9pm
10. Carrotsticks & Cravings
If you’re a fan of superfoods and clean eating, then you’ll love Carrotsticks & Cravings.
Armed with a compact menu and wholesome food, this place is our new favourite brunch spot. You can expect to see sourdough sandwiches and salads on the menu, as well as dairy and gluten-free food options.
A must-try is their Smashed Avo ($18), an open-face sourdough sandwich piled with mashed avocado, feta crumbs, and dukkah.
Another must-try is the Meredith’s Goat Cheese With Thyme Roasted Mushrooms ($18). Goat’s cheese and herb oil is smeared on an open sourdough sandwich and topped with thyme roasted portobello chunks, sprouts and herbs.
Who knew eating healthy would taste this good?
Carrotsticks & Cravings
Address: 75E Loewen Road, Singapore, 248845
Opening Hours: Mon – Sat: 8am – 3pm
With Christmas just round the corner, 2017 is coming to a close. Time to usher in the New Year in style.
Now, time to buy these tickets!
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