In 2023, Orchard Road’s Christmas celebration is set to be even more magnificent, radiating increased brilliance and an unparalleled sense of enchantment. This upcoming event will introduce the inaugural Christmas Eve street party and showcase three captivating Great Christmas Villages, all crafted to captivate visitors.

Orchard Road Christmas Lights 2023

Christmas on A Great Street, the iconic year-end lighting display along Orchard Road that signifies the commencement of the holiday season, will be elevated to new heights to celebrate its 40th anniversary and the 25th anniversary of the Orchard Road Business Association (Orba).

The Christmas Eve street party will stretch from Paterson junction to Bideford junction, becoming car-free from 6 pm onward. This exciting festivity, occurring from 8pm to 12.30am, will offer a delightful array of performances, Christmas carols, Santa Meet & Greet sessions, a market, food trucks, and a joyous countdown to Christmas.

Orchard Road Christmas Lightup 2023Photo: Orchard Road Business Association

Visitors can also anticipate the presence of three Great Christmas Villages, a notable increase from the previous year. These villages, featuring carnival rides, games, pop-up stores, and food and beverage kiosks, will be situated outside Shaw House, Ngee Ann City, and Plaza Singapura.

The village at Shaw House Urban Plaza will open on November 24, boasting a double-storey carousel, a ferris wheel, and an array of rides and games. The remaining two villages, located at Plaza Singapura and Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza, will open on December 1 and December 8, respectively.

Orchard Road Christmas LightupPhoto: Orchard Road Business Association

The light-up theme is designed to ignite a child’s imagination, with a dreamscape resembling cotton candy clouds adorned with Christmas trees, bells, teddy bears, reindeer, and candy canes. Warm LED lights in white, yellow, pink, and turquoise “clouds” will float in the air, enhancing the dreamy ambiance.

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Additional attractions include an augmented reality (AR) projection in collaboration with OUE Limited on the facade of Hilton Singapore Orchard. All 25 glass panels lining the pedestrian walkway from Ion Orchard to Mandarin Gallery will showcase AR displays. These outdoor visual projections will be active from November 1 to January 1, 2024.

Moreover, the ambiance will be enriched with music emanating from speakers mounted on 44 lamp posts along Orchard Road. On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, a countdown clock will help revelers usher in Christmas and the New Year with joy and anticipation.

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🎨🎳🎯 Year-End School Holidays 2023 🧩🎭🎪

It is the year-end November & December holidays. We have compiled a list of November-December School Holidays Activities for Kids. Click on the image below to find out more.

November December School Holidays Activities for Kids


From Christmas markets to carolling sessions to “snow fall“, here’s a list of Christmas Events & Activities where you and your family can soak up the X’mas spirit in Singapore!

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