Year-end school holidays in Singapore start on 20 November 2021 and end on 3 January 2022. We have compiled a list of November – December school holiday activities for children: from staycation to open house, holiday enrichment programmes to christmas light ups and more. Check back regularly as we will add more.

For other upcoming events, visit Events in Singapore.

1. British Council’s English Enrichment Courses for Young Learners

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Turn curiosity into confidence. Turn mistakes into triumphs. A lifelong learning adventure starts at the British Council.

Developed by the world’s English experts, the British Council’s enrichment courses for Nursery 1 up to Secondary are student- centred and aligned to the syllabus set by the Ministry of Education. Our internationally qualified teachers provide a safe, supportive, and dynamic environment to help your child succeed at every stage of their academic journey whilst developing the essential 21st century skills and proficiencies to be able to thrive in the fast-changing world.

Save S$100 on course fees! Register your child now for our English enrichment courses here!

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2. Allswell Bottle Flip Challenge Video Contest

Allswell Bottle Flip Challenge Video Contest 2021

Join Allswell’s contest that can allow all the family members to bond and take part in the challenge together to win prizes? Allswell invites you to participate in “Allswell Bottle Flip Challenge” Video Contest. Submit a 30-60 second original video of how you or your family members perform the bottle flip challenge.

Your video entry can be edited using 3rd party software or application to make it more interesting.

For more information, please visit Allswell Bottle Flip Challenge Video Contest.

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3. Celebrate Your Christmas with Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer Christmas Party Shopping

Christmas is just around the corner! Parties are always the highlight of the season to celebrate the year-end and a renewed appreciation for relationships between family and friends. It’s a season not just for good food, but for decoration and for gifting too. We share with you our top 10 picks from Marks & Spencer that are the essentials of any Christmas party. Keep reading for some delicious foodie gift ideas and Christmas inspiration.

For more information, please visit Celebrate Your Christmas with Marks & Spencer.

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4. Watch The Wolf and The Lion Movie

The WOLF and The LION giveaway

Following her grandfather’s death, 20-year-old pianist, Alma, returns to her childhood home on an island in Canada. While on the island her life is turned upside down when she rescues a wolf pup and a lion cub. As the animals grow, all three form an inseparable bond, but their world soon collapses when their secret idyll is discovered. The lion is captured and sent to a travelling circus and the wolf is taken by scientists for research. The wolf is determined to find his lion brother and to bring their family back together. Once reunited, they undertake an extraordinary adventure across Canada against all odds to find Alma.

Date: In cinemas from 23 December 2021

We are giving away Family Movie Bundle. To find out more to win, please visit The Wolf and The Lion Movie Giveaway!

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5. Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES’ Ride Into an Enchanted Christmas 2021

Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES Christmas

After a tumultuous year and a half, the holidays are looking up again and Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES want to celebrate is well and true with a medley of happenings this Christmas. They are inviting everyone in the family from the young to young at heart to take a Ride Into an Enchanted Christmas with all things festive, where visitors can shop, play, sing and more to get into a true and festive Christmas mood.

Date: 19 November to 26 December 2021
Venue: Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES

For more information, visit Christmas at Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES.

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6. Orchard Road Christmas Light Up

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This year’s theme is “Christmas in Bloom” and will see 68km of neon lights and oversized blooms dotted along the shopping street.

The 3.1km light-up will kick off on 13 November 2021, with seven weeks of festivities till 2 January 2022. The lights will be turned on from 6.30pm to midnight from Sundays to Thursdays, till 2am for Fridays and Saturdays, and stay on overnight on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, until 6am.

Date: 13 November 2021 to 2 January 2022

For more information, visit Orchard Road Christmas Light Up.

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7. Singapore Discovery Centre Camp-cation & Glamp-cation

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Back by popular demand, Singapore Discovery Centre presents the December edition of Camp 1N which will be running on weekdays.

‘Camp-cation’ or ‘glamp-cation’? Choose between two different fun-filled family-friendly experiences and opt for either the ‘Shiok’ Camping Experience or the ‘Chio’ Outdoor Glamping Experience.

Camp 1N’s camping package includes 4 key programme highlights by Singapore Discovery Centre that are carefully planned and crafted into a fun-filled itinerary, guaranteed to provide an unforgettable experience.

Date: 6 to 31 December 2021
Venue: Singapore Discovery Centre

You can book the camp at KKday.

For more information, visit Singapore Discovery Centre Camp-cation & Glamp-cation.

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8. Children’s Season 2021

Children's Season Singapore 2021

Go on a hunt for Fantastic Critters at the museums during the December school holidays! Starting from 20 November 2021, collect your copy of the Fantastic Critters Activity Booklet at any of the participating museums, and complete the activities listed in the booklet to collect specially designed critter stickers. Collect all 15 critter stickers to redeem limited edition prizes from the Museum Roundtable. The Fantastic Critters Activity Booklet also includes a listing of holiday programmes at the museums for you and your family to enjoy, so get ready to grab your copy in November!

Date: 20 November to 31 December 2021
Venue: Various onsite locations and on I Love Museums Facebook

To find out more information, visit Children’s Season 2021.

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9. Festive Fun at Changi Airport and Jewel Changi Airport

Changi Festive Village @ Changi Airport

Experience glamping in Changi Airport’s departure transit hall and re-live the excitement of travelling. Families on the hunt for things to do in Singapore can look forward to an array of new dinosaur-themed activities like indoor go-karting and carnival games, as well as a fully lighted Jurassic Mile and Changi Airport Connector. At Jewel, visit iconic global landmarks, experience snowfall, catch the new Light & Sound show at the Shiseido Forest Valley and Canopy Park, and enjoy family camps at the Changi Experience Studio (Get on Klook).

Date: 26 November 2021 to 2 January 2022
Venue: Changi Airport

Get Jewel Changi Airport Attraction Tickets from as low as $4.50 at Klook.

For more information, visit Festive Fun at Changi Airport and Jewel Changi Airport.

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10. Poinsettia Wishes at Gardens by the Bay

Poinsettia Wishes Gardnes by the Bay 2021

Start the year-end holidays on a whimsical note with a visit to this year’s Poinsettia Wishes at Gardens by the Bay. The well-loved seasonal floral display is inspired by traditional confectionery from the Nordic countries, with an 8-metre-tall cupcake ferris wheel as one of the highlights. Look out for other larger-than-life delightful “treats”, such as a candied apple Christmas carriage, candy canes and adorable gingerbread decorations in the shape of animals found in the Nordic region.

Date: 26 November 2021 to 9 January 2022
Time: 9am – 9pm
Venue: Gardens by the Bay
Details: Admission charge to Flower Dome applies.

Get your tickets online to enjoy more discounts from Klook.

For more information, visit Poinsettia Wishes at Gardens by the Bay.

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11. Jumptopia Holiday Village

Jumptopia Holiday Village Sands Expo

Jumptopia is back with triple the size and triple the fun! Get ready for the ultimate action-packed holiday experience as the kids bounce their way through 15 giant bouncy castles! Toddlers are also in for an amazing good time with mini ball pits and obstacle course specially designed for them.

Book with GrabPay for an extra $5 off using the promo code [GRABJUMPTOPIA5].

Date: 9 November 2021 to 2 January 2022
Venue: Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Hall B

You can purchase tickets via Klook.

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12. Christmas Wonderland 2021

Christmas Wonderland 2021

Christmas Wonderland, Singapore’s biggest yuletide event is back to illuminate Gardens by the Bay with a whole new array of stunning light displays and festive offerings.

An annual highlight on the festive calendar, Christmas Wonderland has brought festive cheer to more than 4.8 million visitors since its debut in 2014.

Embark on a tropical Christmas adventure and be dazzled by eight magical Light Displays, including the brand new seven-storey high Spalliera from Italy. With their countless Instagrammable opportunities, the Walk of Stars and Enchanted Bridge presented by GrabPay are beautiful light displays not to be missed this year.

Date: 3 December 2021 to 2 January 2022

For more information, visit Christmas Wonderland 2021.

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13. Christmas Eggs-perience at the Malls of Frasers Property

Christmas Eggs-perience at the Malls of Frasers Property

This Christmas, the Malls of Frasers Property invite shoppers to celebrate with everyone’s favourite lazy egg, Gudetama. Ring in the festivities with friends and family with three ways to many ways to shop, play and win an exciting array of prizes, games, and rewards!

Have yourself a playful Christmas with the all-new gamification initiative, which can be played in-mall, in-app via Frasers eStore and Makan Master, and on social media! With over a month to join in “A Christmas Eggs-perience”, shoppers stand to win a share of over $400,000 in Frasers Property Digital Gift Cards, Frasers Points, and retail eVouchers.

Date: 19 November to 25 December 2021

For more information, visit Christmas Eggs-perience at the Malls of Frasers Property.

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14. End-of-Year Adventures in the Moonlight at Night Safari and Singapore Zoo

Night Safari Walking Trail

Enter the world of pangolins at Wild About Twilight at Night Safari, where you will venture into the wild with Berani, one of the resident rescued Sunda Pangolins, to discover hidden Augmented Reality (AR) animals on the walking trails and learn how to play a part in the fight against extinction! For the gutsy explorer, dive into a VR quest and come into contact with some of the most unique wildlife right in their natural habitats.

To add on to the immersive night experience, cross over to Rainforest Lumina at Singapore Zoo for snowy night walks amidst the multimedia experience that melds nature and technology using the latest in light, projection and audio. Into its final season, the evenings will be further illuminated with Christmas magic in a special edition.

Date: 18 November 2021 to 2 January 2022

To find out more information, visit End-of-Year Adventures in the Moonlight at Night Safari and Singapore Zoo.

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15. LingoAce #BacktoSchool 12.12 Promotion

LingoAce Preschool Program

LingoAce’s live preschool enrichment runs virtually in real-time by teachers to engage learners aged 3 to 6 years old. They offer bite-sized Chinese content dished out with bright colours, pictures, cute cartoon characters, stories and more! These virtual interactive enrichment classes are conducted on a one-on-one basis, with personalised classes for each student. Lessons are also 25-min long to cater to the shorter attention span of preschoolers and reduce screen time.

LingoAce is now having a #BacktoSchool 12.12 promotion! Sign up for LingoAce Preschool Program by 12 December 2359hrs to enjoy up to 20 FREE classes (worth $449.40*) AND stand a chance to win an Apple Gift Card of $1K value! Limited slots are available. Sign up for a FREE trial today here!

*Terms and conditions: Get 20 free classes (worth $449.40) for every 100-class package purchased.

For more information, visit LingoAce #BacktoSchool 12.12 promotion.

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16. The Boys’ Brigade Share-a-Gift 2021

The Boys’ Brigade Share-a-Gift 2021

During these difficult times, volunteers are needed more than ever in efforts to reach out to the less privileged. The public is encouraged to support BBSG in the delivery of NTUC FairPrice vouchers or food hampers to the homes of beneficiaries. The food hampers consist of essential food items such as beverages, rice and biscuits. Safe management measures will be put in place to ensure the safety of volunteers and beneficiaries.

For more information, visit The Boys’ Brigade Share-a-Gift 2021.

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17. Heartlands Festival; A Time to Eat, Shop, Play and Celebrate in our Heartlands

Heartlands Festival 2021

The three-month festival will be filled with programmes based on the following themes – Eat, Shop, Play and Celebrate, represented by the festival’s family of otters – Eddy, Sasha, Paddy and Carly respectively. Inspired by Singaporeans’ cherished leisure activity of spotting otters, the festival captures the essence of life in the heartlands, with the otter family taking residents through a series of programmes and activities under the festival’s themes.ages, rice and biscuits. Safe management measures will be put in place to ensure the safety of volunteers and beneficiaries.

Date: 28 November 2021 to 18 February 2022

For more information, visit Heartlands Festival.

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18. Jumptopia: Wonder Garden

Jumptopia Wonder Garden

Follow Kiztopia Friends characters into the Gardens and watch them transform the Bayfront Pavilion into an amazing Wonder Garden that is set to dazzle and capture the hearts of all! With 10 unique play concepts occupying 8,600 sq ft of space, little ones can look forward to conquering garden-themed bouncy castles, capturing IG-worthy shots, bringing home limited edition souvenirs, and even enjoying yummy bites by Kith Café!

Date: 20 December 2021 to 3 July 2022
Venue: Gardens by the Bay

You can get the tickets via Klook.

For more information, visit Jumptopia: Wonder Garden.

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19. Kumon Year-end Promotion

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School holidays are the best time for children to cultivate soft skills and abilities such as independence, confidence and perseverance towards learning and strengthen their foundation skills in Maths, English & Chinese with Kumon.

Attend a FREE Parent Orientation to learn how your child can reap the benefits of learning with Kumon and take on the school year ahead and beyond with confidence.

For registration or to find out more information, visit kumon.sg.

For more information, visit Kumon Year-end Promotion.

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20. Watch Pil’s Adventures Movie

Pils Adventures Movie e-Passes Giveaway

Pil is a young orphan living in the medieval city of Misty Rock. One day, Tristain, the cruel regent curses Roland, heir of the thrones and changes him into a “chickat” (half chicken, half cat). To save Roland and the kingdom, Pil embarks in a quest for the antidote. Graubart, a clumsy guard with a good heart, Chuckly, a young loony jester, and her three teamed weasels come along. From the Cursed Forest to the Were-unicorn’s lair, Pil and her unlikely companions will live the greatest adventure. And find the family they never had.

Date: In cinemas from 2 December 2021

We are giving away movie e-passes. To find out more to win, please visit Pil’s Adventures Movie e-Passes Giveaway.

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21. See Snow at Rainforest Lumina

Snowfall at Rainforest Lumina at Singapore ZooSnowfall at Rainforest Lumina at Singapore Zoo. Image credit to Mandai Wildlife Group

For the first time ever, experience snowfall at the heart of Singapore Zoo. Available on selected days only, don’t miss out on this magical sight!

Date: 10-12, 17-19, 24-26 December 2021*
Time: 7.45pm – 11.15pm
Venue: Outside Forest Lodge

*Weather permitting and limited number of people will be allowed at any one time as part of safe management measures.

Get your tickets to Rainforest Lumina online at Klook, KKday and Trip.com.

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22. Children’s Season at the National Museum 2021: Get Curious! Stories of You & Me

Childrens Season National Museum Get Curious 2021

Get ready for fun-filled school holidays at the National Museum! Get Curious! invites families to explore our galleries and discover the exciting stories of our artefacts. Titled “Stories of You & Me”, this edition of the festival also invites different generations within the family to exchange stories and experiences with each other!

Date: 20 November to 26 December 2021
Venue: National Museum Singapore

For more information, visit Children’s Season at the National Museum 2021: Get Curious! Stories of You & Me.

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23. Otah & Friends: Camp Stardust

Otah & Friends Camp Stardust at National Museum of Singapore

Otah & Friends is a family entertainment brand featuring original characters inspired by Singapore’s wildlife. Following three successful runs at Gardens By The Bay and Suntec City, Otah & Friends is back with its fourth edition – Camp Stardust!

A forest adventure awaits you at Camp Stardust! Complete exciting challenges and navigate mazes with Otah, while collecting courage badges to become a Stardust Scout! Keep a lookout for our new character Sambal, who will be making his debut!

Look forward to elaborate multi-room sets, imaginative storytelling and interactive game technology, designed to encourage family bonding and to introduce values education through play.

Date: 15 November 2021 to 20 March 2022
Admission: Charges apply

For more information, visit Otah & Friends: Camp Stardust.

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24. Visit Universal Studios Singapore

universal studios christmas

Your little ones will be delighted to catch their favorite characters! Get ready to meet Elmo, say hi to the cast from Madagascar, and see the Minions at their despicable best!

Have an incredible time at the festive meet and greets with your favorite stars from Illumination’s Despicable Me, Sesame Workshop’s Sesame Street, and DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls.

Make it a Christmas to remember as you meet your favorite Universal Stars, enjoy musical meet-and-greets, our thrilling rides, and more.

Get your tickets on Klook.

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25. Brickosaurs World at Singapore Zoo and River Wonders

Brickosaurs World at Singapore Zoo River Wonders

This November, Singapore’s wildlife parks – Singapore Zoo and River Wonders – will host Brickosaurs World in the first-ever showcase in Asia featuring more than 60 life-sized dinosaurs. The event also features an immersive maze of hidden clues and puzzles which will create an interactive playground for explorers to get lost in archaeological wonders. The pre-historic terrestrial vertebrates will come to life using 1.5 million LEGO® bricks constructed over a period of 8,548 hours.

Date: 13 November 2021 to 3 May 2022
Venue: Singapore Zoo and River Wonders

You can purchase tickets to Singapore Zoo via Klook or KKday and River Wonders via Klook or KKday.

For more information, visit Brickosaurs World at Singapore Zoo and River Wonders.

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26. Carnival at D’Ultimate XCape at Downtown East

Downtown East Carnival

Ultimate Entertainments Group (UEG) is bolstering your staycation experience with the launch of the carnival at D’Ultimate XCape at Downtown East! From 5th November 2021 onwards, come and experience a nostalgic filled time with a variety of attractions and fun activities such as Uncle Ringo, Dino Inflatable Park and UEG’s carnival games all available at Downtown East’s Begonia Open Air Carpark!

Date: From 5 November 2021

For more information, visit Carnival at D’Ultimate XCape at Downtown East.

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27. Museum Roundtable 25th Anniversary Travelling Exhibition

Museum Roundtable 25

In celebration of the Museum Roundtable’s 25th Anniversary in 2021, the National Heritage Board will be collaborating with more than 20 museums to co-present a travelling exhibition that showcases milestone achievements of the Museum Roundtable (MR) and individual artefact highlights from participating MR members.

Date: 1 December 2021 to 26 January 2022
Time: Various timings, depending on venue opening hours
Venue: Various locations

For more information, visit Museum Roundtable 25th Anniversary Travelling Exhibition.

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28. Fantastic Creatures at ACM

Fantastic Creatures at ACM Childrens Season

Join us this Children’s Season, as we embark on a quest to discover fantastic creatures and amazing animals in Asian art. Through immersive storytelling, child-friendly workshops, and engaging craft activities, children can explore a world where creatures real and mythical roam to uncover a trove of Asian treasures. Our school holiday programme line-up consists of both online and self-guided activities. So whether you’re at the museum or at home, get ready to put on your explorer’s hat and seek out these fantastic creatures with us!

Date: 20 November to 31 December 2021
Venue: Asian Civilisation Museum

For more information, visit Children’s Season at ACM.

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29. Wan Qing CultureFest X Children’s Season 2021

Wan Qing CultureFest x Children's Season 2021

Wan Qing CultureFest 2021 will also be held in conjunction with Children’s Season 2021. Held during the end-year school holidays, join Xiao Qing to explore traditional Chinese women’s fashion through an array of fun-filled activities such as an interactive heritage hunt, and bring home a specially curated bilingual language learning activity kit!

Date: 20 November to 31 December 2021
Time: 10am – 4pm
Venue: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Admission: Free

For more information, visit Wan Qing CultureFest X Children’s Season 2021.

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30. Once Upon A Time On The Orient Express (New)

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Once Upon A Time On The Orient Express offers visitors a chance to embark on a fascinating journey through the history of the Orient Express, reliving the experience of travellers who boarded the train more than 100 years ago. Spanning over 2,000sqm, the pop-up attraction will feature two original train carriages classified as National Treasures of France, and a 158-year-old locomotive shipped from France to Singapore, along with 300 heritage items such as uniforms, shields, a pullman car, affiches, Louis Vuitton original luggage, priceless porcelain and more. The attraction will also feature an exclusive Orient Express shop, Orient Express road cafe, Orient Express restaurant and lounge* and escape room experience*.

*Reservations must be made separately.

Date: 27 March 2021 to 5 January 2022
Venue: Gardens by the Bay

You can get the tickets via Klook.

For more information, visit Once Upon A Time On The Orient Express.

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31. Pokémon Winter at City Square Mall

Jolly Pokémon Winter at City Square Mall this Christmas

Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays! Celebrate this jolly season and soak up the holiday spirit with your favourite Pokémon at City Square Mall! All Pokémon lovers will be treated to a memorable Christmas with displays of their all-time favourite Pokémon, including a 6-metre-tall Pikachu! Spread the festive cheer with special Pokémon-themed gifts and rewards, ready for you and your family to redeem. So, what are you waiting for? Join the fun and celebrations at City Square Mall for a perfect Pokémon Winter this Christmas!

Date: 19 November to 29 December 2021
Time: 10am – 10pm
Date: City Square Mall

For more information, visit Pokémon Winter at City Square Mall.

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Note: All details are correct as at the time of publishing. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, no guarantee is given nor responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in the compilation. Readers are advised to check with the respective event organisers for the most updated schedules, venues and details.

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