Year-end school holidays in Singapore start from 16 November 2019 and ends on 1 January 2020. We have compiled a list of November – December school holiday activities for children: from meet & greet sessions, open houses, holiday enrichment programmes to musicals and more. Check back regularly as we will add more.

For other upcoming events, visit Events in Singapore.

Note: All details are correct as at the time of publishing. Readers are advised to check with the various event organisers for the most updated schedules.

#1 BookFest @Singapore 2019
BookFest @Singapore 2019
BookFest @Singapore has established itself as Singapore’s largest and most successful book festival for more than a decade. This year, the annual mega book and stationery event will return for the 13th edition, with diverse offerings for book lovers, students, educators, families and working professionals.

Returning to Suntec Singapore from 6 – 15 December 2019, BookFest@Singapore 2019 will take place across two weekends during the school holidays. Covering 130,000 sq ft – the largest ever, the event serves as a perfect retail platform for leading publishers and distributors to come together, showcasing their products and services. There are many exciting themes to the celebratory activities, namely Health & Wellness, For the Kids, Literature, Family Fun, Home/Self Improvement and Glorious Food. There will also be lucky draws to reward you with cash & prizes as you shop so don’t hesitate to go all out.

Date: 6 to 15 December 2019
Time: 10am – 10pm
Venue: Suntec Convention Hall 401 – 406
For more information, visit BookFest @Singapore 2019.

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#2 Discovery Camps Winter Camps 2019
Discovery Camps Multiactivity
Discovery Camps Winter Camps for ages 3 to 14 years old from 18 Nov 2019 to 10 Jan 2020 at 3 locations.

Date: 18 November 2019 to 10 January 2020
For more information, visit Discovery Camps Winter Camps 2019.

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#3 British Council Holiday Camps 2019
british council nov dec 2019 holiday camps
Join the all-new British Council Holiday camps this November and December! Help your child improve their oral and written English skills in a dynamic, international environment.

Date: 18 November to 16 December 2019
For more information, visit British Council Holiday Camps 2019.

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#4 Annular Solar Eclipse in Singapore
Annular Solar Eclipse Science Centre Singapore
This Boxing Day, Science Centre Singapore invites you to the Eclipse Viewing Event of the once-in-a-lifetime Annular Solar Eclipse. Witness the Sun turn into a Ring of Fire in the sky as the moon traverses the annular path to cover the Sun’s center. At the point of Maximum Eclipse, observers will see day turning into night with the Moon covering 94% of the Sun.

Date: 26 December 2019
Time: 11am – 3pm
Venue: Science Centre Singapore
For more information, visit Annular Solar Eclipse in Singapore.

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#5 The Snowman Show
The Snowman in Singapore (Credit Herbie Knott)
The Snowman promises an unforgettable experience – music, dancing and the magic of flying are brought together in this extraordinary performance.

Date: 12 to 15 December 2019
Time: Refer to post
Venue: Esplanade Theatre
For more information, visit Begin the Festive Season with THE SNOWMAN.

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#6 Children’s Season Singapore 2019 at ACM
Asian Civilisations Museum Mr Dragons Great Escape Corner
Embark on a quest to free Mr Dragon, solve stimulating puzzles, and meet fantastical creatures through an immersive installation, interactive story trail, and a series of free engaging weekly programmes at ACM.

Date: 16 November to 29 December 2019
Time: Daily, 10am to 7pm; Fridays, 10am to 9pm
Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum
For more information, visit Children’s Season Singapore 2019 at ACM.

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#7 Watch Movie: A Shaun The Sheep Movie
A Shaun The Sheep Movie Farmageddon
The movie takes the world’s favourite woolly hero and plunges him into a hilarious intergalactic adventure he will need to use all of his cheekiness and heart to work his way out of.

Release Date: 28 November 2019
We are giving away movie premiums to 10 lucky readers. For more information, visit A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon Premiums Giveaway.

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#8 Terra Minds Nov Dec Holiday Programmes 2019
Terra Minds Nov Dec 2019 Holiday Programmes
Calling out to all children who absolutely love asking questions, learning new things and getting busy with hands-on experiments and coding!

Date: 18 November to 18 December 2019
For more information, visit Terra Minds Nov Dec Holiday Programmes 2019.

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#9 Shopee 12.12 Birthday Sale
Shopee 12.12 Kids & Babies' Day
Are you hoping to grab the best deals on baby essentials during the year-end sale season? Then you wouldn’t want to miss Shopee 12.12 Birthday Sale! Are you new to Shopee? We have a treat for you! Use this special code: TNAP1212 and enjoy $7 off a minimum spend of $15. Promo code is valid till 31 May 2020, 2359hrs.

Date: Now till 12 December 2019
Time: Whole Day
For more information, visit Shopee 12.12 Birthday Sale.

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#10 Watch Pinkfong & Baby Shark’s Space Adventure
Pinkfong and Babysharks Space Adventure
The highly-anticipated movie Pinkfong & Baby Shark’s Space Adventure is coming soon exclusively at Cathay Cineplexes!⁠⁠ Follow Pinkfong & Baby Shark’s space journey as they visit mysterious planets to help find the special star for Pinkfong!

Release Date: 12 December 2019
We are giving away Pinkfong Christmas Stockings. For more information, visit Watch Movie: Pinkfong & Baby Shark’s Space Adventure.

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#11 Watch Movie: Arctic Justice
arctic justice movie stills
Swifty the Arctic Fox, who stumbles upon a dark scheme to melt the Arctic, must team up with his ragtag group of friends to try to save the day!

Release Date: 28 November 2019
For more information, visit Arctic Justice.

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#12 I Can Read Day
icanread day
Every Assessment Attendee will receive a FREE I Can Read Activity Book. For new sign-ups on the event day, you will be gifted an I Can Read Tote Bag and a $50 I Can Read Course Fee discount voucher.

Date: Every Saturday & Sundays
Time: 9am – 6pm
Venue: Refer to post
For more information, visit I Can Read Day.

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#13 Clarke Quay’s 2020 New Year’s Eve Countdown Party
Clarke Quay new year eve party
Let’s get the party going and ring in the New Year at Clarke Quay’s 2020 Countdown party at the iconic Fountain Square 31st December, from 8:30pm till late. Let your hair down and vivid imagination take over at this year’s Vision theme that will have you do a double take – double the lights, double the fun.

Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 8.30pm onwards
Venue: Clarke Quay
For more information, visit Clarke Quay’s 2020 New Year’s Eve Countdown Party.

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#14 Christmas Wonderland 2019 At Gardens By The Bay
Blizzard Time christmas wonderland gardens by the bay
Singapore’s most popular year-end event, Christmas Wonderland, returns to Gardens by the Bay featuring exciting new highlights with plenty to amaze visitors of all ages. Its sixth edition will mark the debut of the Christmas Parade, a brand new interactive Santa’s Workshop, a riveting mix of international theatrical productions, a whimsical Poinsettia Wishes floral display, and more three-dimensional light installations, in addition to the event’s traditional games and rides as well as shopping and dining spaces.

Date: 29 November to 26 December 2019
Time: Refer to post
Venue: Gardens By The Bay
For more information, visit Christmas Wonderland 2019 At Gardens By The Bay.

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#15 Singapore Really Really Free Market 2019
everything free really really free market
This time, we will be back at DECK, come join us! There is a group exhibition on Thai contemporary photography there at the moment, so this would be a good opportunity to check it out too!

Date: 21 December 2019
Time: 3pm – 6pm
Venue: DECK, Prinsep Street
For more information, visit Singapore Really Really Free Market 2019.

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#16 PJ Masks and Supervillain Romeo at NEX
pj masks at nex shopping year end
This Christmas, NEX, the biggest shopping mall in the North-East region of Singapore, will be hosting the three masked crusaders of PJ Masks – Catboy, Owlette and Gekko. They need you to join them on their mission to save Christmas from supervillain Romeo, who will be making his first appearance in Asia at NEX!

Date: 21 November to 31 December 2019
Time: Refer to post
Venue: NEX Shopping Mall
For more information, visit PJ Masks and Supervillain Romeo at NEX.

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#17 Christmas @ United Square
paw patrol meet and greet united square 2019
Get ready for A Rewarding Christmas this school holidays! We have line-up a series of exciting events that promise to be the crowd puller at United Square for the kids and family.

Date: 8 November to 29 December 2019
Time: Refer to post
Venue: United Square
For more information, visit Home Team Festival 2019.

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#18 ‘City of Innovation: Singapore’ Exhibition
City of Innovation (Credit to National Geographic)
Through immersive projection mapping, visitors will be transported to locations with restricted access and witness the innovative technologies firsthand.

Date: 15 to 18 Nov, 27 Nov to 1 Dec, 11 to 15 Dec 2019
Time: Refer to post
Venue: Marina Bay Sands | Our Tampines Hub | Toa Payoh HDB Hub
For more information, visit ‘City of Innovation: Singapore’ Exhibition.

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#19 PS Snow Fun House
Plaza Singapura Snow Fun House
Plaza Singapura brings to you PS Snow Fun House, featuring a 2-storey high snow chamber with sub-zero temperatures. The perfect winter wonderland experience for parents and kids to have a fun time in the snow! ❄️

Date: 27 November to 26 December 2019
Time: 4pm – 10pm
Venue: Plaza Sing
For more information, visit PS Snow Fun House

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#20 Poinsettia Wishes Floral Display at Gardens by the Bay
Gardens by the Bay Poinsettia Wishes
Embark on a whimsical journey through the Nordic countries at Gardens by the Bay’s Poinsettia Wishes floral display this Christmas. Amidst a landscape of poinsettias and winter blooms in shades of red, blue, yellow and white, a charming choir of Nordic gnomes called Nisse adds to the festive cheer.

Date: 8 November to 5 January 2020
Time: 9am – 9pm
Venue: Gardens by the Bay
For more information, visit Poinsettia Wishes Floral Display at Gardens by the Bay.

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#21 Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2020
Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2019
Celebrate in the city with a plethora of activities happening at Marina Bay and the Civic District as we get set to usher in the new year. Singapore’s biggest countdown event, Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2020, will light up the city skyline and bring people from all walks of life together to celebrate the occasion with an exciting line-up of events and experiences.

Date: 8 November 2019 to 5 January 2020
Time: Refer to post
Venue: Marina Bay
For more information, visit Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2020

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#22 NParks Pets Day Out
adopt a pet on pets day out
Learn expert tips on caring for the ‘paw-neer’ generation, and senior pets (aged 7 years and above) will be given priority at our free pet health check* by veterinarians.

Date: 16 November & 21 December 2019
Time: 9am – 4pm
Venue: HortPark
For more information, visit NParks Pets Day Out.

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#23 Gardeners’ Day Out At HortPark
gardeners day out gdo at hortpark
Gardeners’ Day Out (GDO) promises an entire day of gardening and lifestyle activities for everyone. Favourite highlights include a Gardeners’ Market, Food Bazaar, free talks and demonstrations, free garden tours of HortPark and kids’ activities like storytelling and handicrafts!

Date: 16 November & 21 December 2019
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: HortPark
For more information, visit Gardeners’ Day Out At HortPark.

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#24 Singapore Biennale 2019
Singapore Biennale 2019
Singapore Biennale 2019 (SB2019) has returned for its sixth edition, titled Every Step in the Right Direction, featuring 77 artists and art collectives from 36 countries and territories. This international contemporary art exhibition invites the public to engage with the act of artistic exploration, drawing on the importance of making choices and taking steps to consider the conditions of contemporary life and the human endeavour for change.

Date: 22 November 2019 to 22 March 2020
Time: Refer to post
Venue: Various locations
For more information, visit Singapore Biennale 2019.

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#25 Sparkling Wonders of Christmas at Jewel
jewel changi airport
Celebrate Christmas for the first time ever at Jewel and ring in the festivities with endless fun-filled activities exclusively available here! Experience the magic of a ‘White Christmas’ with Jewel’s Snow Walk and Snowfall Spectacular right here in our tropical paradise and capture some unforgettable Christmas memories at the Festive Market and 16-metre-tall Christmas Tree!

Date: 21 November 2019 to 5 January 2020
Time: Refer to post
Venue: Jewel at Changi Airport
For more information, visit Sparkling Wonders of Christmas at Jewel.

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#26 SISAY’s Year-End Concert
free concert at botanical gardens
Let’s celebrate Singapore Botanic Garden’s 160th Anniversary with SISAY! A multi-award-winning ensemble is a Native American powerhouse ensemble from Ecuador.

Date: 21 December 2019
Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens
For more information, visit Haflah Musica.

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#27 Christmas With Sesame Street Friends at Marina Square
sesame street at marina square
Ring in the joyful holiday season as Marina Square brings Christmas to life for all ages, from live Christmas acts and performances and themed photobooths and more.

Date: 22 November 2019 to 1 January 2020
Time: Refer to post
Venue: Marina Square
For more information, visit Christmas With Sesame Street Friends at Marina Square.

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#28 Free Admission To National Orchid Garden
national orchid garden entrance
Enjoy free admission* to National Orchid Garden 16 Nov 2019 – 1 Jan 2020 for students, Singaporeans, Permanent Residents, Work Permit Holders.

Date: 16 November 2019 to 1 January 2020
Time: 8.30am – 7pm (Last entry at 6pm)
Venue: National Orchid Garden
For more information, visit Free Admission To National Orchid Garden.

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#29 Illumination’s Minions at the Malls of Frasers Property
Minion Christmas malls of frasers property
The Minions will be making their way around The Centrepoint, Bedok Point, Changi City Point, Causeway Point, Anchorpoint, Waterway Point, YewTee Point and Northpoint City.

Date: 15 November to 24 December 2019
Time: Refer to post
Venue: Various Shopping Malls
For more information, visit Illumination’s Minions at the Malls of Frasers Property.

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#30 Frozen Wonderland At Changi Airport
frozen wonderland at changi airport
With the highly anticipated Disney’s Frozen 2 coming out in cinemas 21 November, Changi Airport is bringing the freeze right to sunny Singapore this December school holidays! Changi Airport will transform into a Frozen Wonderland. Join us and meet with your favourite Disney’s Frozen 2 characters!

Date: 21 November 2019 to 5 January 2020
Time: Refer to post
Venue: Changi Airport Terminals 2 and 3 (Public area)
For more information, visit Frozen Wonderland At Changi Airport.

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#31 Doraemon and Friends at M Malls this Christmas
M Malls Doraemon Christmas 2019
It is the time of the year where the streets are decked with sparkling decorations, fancy Christmas trees and classical carols are played. To celebrate the festive season and create memorable moments for families to share, M Malls brings Doraemon and Friends to AMK Hub and Jurong Point!

Date: 15 November to 26 December 2019
Time: Refer to post
Venue: AMK Hub and Jurong Point
For more information, visit Doraemon and Friends at M Malls this Christmas.

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#32 Downtown East Celebrates Countdown 2020
Downtown East Celebrates Countdown 2020
With a star-studded line-up and FREE admission, there’s absolutely no reason why this event should be missed. Dance the night away to the beats of our line-up of international and local DJs.

Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 9pm – 1.30am
Venue: D’Marquee @ Downtown East
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Downtown East Celebrates Countdown 2020.

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#33 Let’s Celebrate 2020
Music lovers can look forward to Mediacorp’s Let’s Celebrate 2020 countdown concert at The Promontory that will bring the best of music, dance and fashion together, shining a spotlight on the top talents from Singapore. As we count down to new beginnings, come and enjoy live performances as our favourite artists reunite at Esplanade Presents: Come Together.

Date: 31 December 2019
Time: Doors open at 7pm
Venue: The Promontory

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#34 Haji Lane Street Party NYE Edition

Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 5pm – 1am
Venue: Piedra Negra

For more information, visit here.

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#35 Our Tampines Hub Celebrates New Year 2020
OTH Countdown 2020
Our Tampines Hub, Singapore’s largest integrated community and lifestyle hub, will be hosting the New Year Eve Countdown on Tuesday, 31 December 2019 with live performances, family-friendly fringe activities, dazzling fireworks and new retail offerings.

Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 6pm till late
Venue: Our Tampines Hub
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Our Tampines Hub Celebrates New Year 2020.

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#36 LOCOLAND 2020: A New Year’s Eve Kids Countdown Fiesta
Locomo New Years Eve kids countdown fiesta
A tropical themed party, Super Loco Robertson Quay has lined up a series of fun-filled activities for the entire family. Come dressed in your best tropical Acapulco outfits (twinning is especially welcomed!), and e xpect face-painting, an arts and craft corner, and a live dessert station from 5pm onwards. At 6.30pm, Super Loco will be screening one of the kids’ favourite movies, so sit tight and hold onto your popcorn. Not forgetting a round of pinata bashing just right after the film screening, before families and kids start to countdown to an early New Year at 9pm!

Parents are welcome to join in the fun whilst enjoying authentically-inspired Mexican dishes and cocktail specials by the riverside. Ring in the new year with sparklers, piñata bashing and plenty of tipple for the adults as the clock strikes 9 at Locoland!

Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 5pm – 10pm
Venue: Super Loco Robertson Quay, The Quayside, 60 Robertson Quay #01-13, Singapore 238252
Dress Code: Tropical-inspired outfits. Cool and lightweight fabrics recommended.
For reservations: reservations@super-loco.com | +65 6235 8900 | WhatsApp +65 9815 7221

Reservations are recommended to avoid disappointment.

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#37 MindChamps Workshops and Events November December 2019
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MindChamps Nov/Dec Holiday Workshops & Camps! Enter promo code TNAP10 to enjoy 10% off.

Date: 18 November to 1 December 2019
For more information, visit MindChamps Workshops and Events November December 2019.

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