6 Christmas Fairs To Check Out This Festive Season

The jingle bells are ringing and the fairy lights are up. That can only mean one thing – Christmas is upon us! The annual celebration is kicking off islandwide with a slew of festive markets that promises to feature everything from F&B stalls to discounts on your gift shopping. Here’s a rundown of where you should head to for some merry-making this year.

Crate & Barrel Christmas Market 2017

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Instead of navigating your way to different malls to pick up presents, how’d you like the ease of simply visiting a one-stop store for all your shopping needs? Crate & Barrel is organising its first-ever Christmas market that will house gift ideas ranging from wine (Matakana Estate) to skincare (Clinique) all at their ION Orchard and Gateway@Emerald outlets. Not only will you get to snap memories at their designated photobooths, you’ll also enjoy a 20% discount on the store’s full-priced items and free delivery for furniture purchases above $1,000.

Time: 12pm – 6pm
When: 16 December 2017
Where: Crate & Barrel, ION Orchard #04-21/22 and Crate & Barrel, Gateway@Emerald 218 Orchard Road


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Remember the popular Artbox fair held earlier this year? From the same folks comes a brand new concept to celebrate the yuletide season. Spread out across the month of December, there will be a host of different activities for day and night that calls for multiple visits. Expect family-friendly activities like craft workshops and booth shopping in the afternoon, before witnessing interactive art installations and music performances past sunset.

Time: 3pm – 11pm daily, 3pm – 1am on 24th December
When: 9 to 30 December 2017
Where: Grange Road Car Park, 96 Somerset Road
More details here

Public Garden Christmas 2017


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Singapore’s most popular flea market is getting a festive spin this December. Held over a weekend, head down with your shopping buds to marvel at the various brands on display. From handmade knick-knacks to fashion apparel, confectionery to greenery, there’s bound to be something to take home.

Time: 1pm – 7pm
When: 9 and 10 December 2017
Where: Suntec Convention Hall 403, Level 4, Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre
More details here

W Market Christmas Pop-Up and Workshops

With 40 vendors, W Market is hosting a Christmas market just before the big day, which serves as a perfect last-minute shopping haven. Or if you’d prefer to DIY your X’mas presents, get your creative hands ready for any of the 3 workshops available too!

Time: 12pm – 8pm
When: 23 and 24 December 2017
Where: Studio Three Sixteen, 219 Henderson Rd, Singapore 159556
More details here

Christmas Glamour at The Fullerton Hotel

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If you’re not up for battling the weekend horde for shopping space, mark your calendars for The Fullerton Hotel’s 1-day Christmas extravaganza. Spend your day strolling through booths of fashion items, home decor, and gastronomical fare, all while soaking in the luxurious X’mas setting – we can’t think of a better way to the start of a week.

Time: 10:30am – 8:30pm
When: 4 December 2017
Where: Fullerton Hotel Ballroom, Lower Lobby
More details here

Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay

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We can’t think of a better way to soak in the festive atmosphere than by paying the Wonderland Fair at Gardens by the Bay a visit.  The annual event is the closest we’ll get to experience a white Christmas, with artificial snow, winter huts and ice-skating being just some of the main highlights at the magical affair. Besides shopping for treasured finds, grab a bite from the many food stalls, snap a pic at Santa’s grotto and score prizes at the carnival game booths – Christmas spirit done right! Tickets are priced from $4.

Time: 4pm – 11pm
When: 1 – 26 December 2017
Where: Gardens by the Bay
More details here