Orchard Road’s Christmas on A Great Street festival is why you should book a flight to Singapore for the holidays

December 19, 2017 Sam David

The holidays are coming up fast, so if you’re planning a weekend trip to Singapore you might want to take note: flights to Singapore are now as wallet-friendly as ever, letting you spend more of your hard-earned dough on a well-deserved shopping spree. It’s the perfect time to go too, as along the Orchard Road belt, the ever-colourful Christmas on A Great Street is happening once again – and it’s bringing on major festive feels.

The annual bonanza sees the iconic district (and its glitzy malls) come to life with a dazzling street light-up and must-sees like spectacular installations. This year’s theme, ‘Endless Wonder’, features a visual roadside feast, along with other free-to-enter-and-see features and attractions like the Great Christmas Village and the Christmas Eve Countdown Concert.

Look out for names and labels like Fish & Co. and Megafash at the Christmas Village.

Held at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza, the Great Christmas Village (now till 25 December 2017) has a cool Christmas market. Shop and dine away as you check out the pop-up stalls by Starbucks, PAUL Bakery, Jack Wills, Takashimaya Toys Store, and more of your favourite brands. If you’ve got kids in tow, they’ll love the idea of meeting and greeting Santa in the Hitachi Santa House (don’t forget to snap a photo!), as well as the amusement rides like The London Train and The Tea Cup ($5 per ride).

Also taking place at the Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza is the Christmas Eve Countdown Concert on 24 December 2017. From 8pm onwards, gather around the space to catch the line-up of local acts performing familiar Christmas classics and sing along as they belt out tunes to chart-topping English and Mandarin pop hits. Stick around as the clock strikes 12 for a grand pyrotechnics display!

The Walk of Wonder – one of the five marvellous Christmas set pieces on Orchard Road

That’s not all, of course. Orchard Road has pulled out all the stops for Christmas.  Take a stroll and drop by buildings like Forum The Shopping Mall, Wisma Atria, and ION Orchard to check out the five festive light installations like the Walk of Wonder – a 20-metre long passageway that shines and sparkles, thanks to the special reflective fabric and fairy lights. You know you want a picture here.

Ready to celebrate Christmas on A Great Street? We know we are. Oh, and be sure to follow them on Facebook for more updates!

Book Scoot flight tickets to Singapore as low as IDR 309,000* one-way, all-in, to seek Endless Wonder on Orchard Road.

To find out more, visit the official website of Christmas on A Great Street.

This article is sponsored by Orchard Road Business Association.

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