Gardens by the Bay closes the year on a sweeter note for the community with a larger-than-life confectionery theme for Poinsettia Wishes and a slew of yuletide programmes

Among the festive offerings, healthcare workers in Singapore will enjoy 50 per cent off admission tickets to Flower Dome and Cloud Forest

Poinsettia Wishes Gardnes by the Bay 2021

Gardens by the Bay‘s popular Christmas floral display Poinsettia Wishes opens today and features a brand new theme of whimsical, larger-than-life sweet treats to end a heavy-going year on an effervescent note.

The floral display, which runs until January 3 next year, features a stunning 8m-tall cupcake Ferris wheel, a playful candied apple Christmas carriage and giant candy canes, all set amidst festive plants such as poinsettias, cyclamens, skimmias, violas, helleborus and real Christmas trees.

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With the support of the four Nordic Embassies in Singapore – Royal Danish Embassy, Embassy of Finland, Royal Norwegian Embassy and Embassy of Sweden – the camera-ready floral display also has adorable gingerbread decorations in the shape of animals found in the Nordic region, as well as beloved Christmas recipes shared personally by the Nordic Ambassadors.

At the launch event today, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Ministry of National Development Sim Ann, together with the Nordic Ambassadors, opened the display with a “snow” tossing ceremony.

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Poinsettia Wishes Christmas Gardens by the Bay

Senior Minister of State Sim Ann also participated in a virtual snow globe-making workshop together with 30 beneficiaries from Aphasia SG, Fei Yue Community Services and Extra.Ordinary People Limited, and previewed some of the complimentary musical performances that Gardens by the Bay will be bringing to the community in December.

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

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Gardens by the Bay Poinsettia Wishes

A diversity of programmes for the community

These activities are part of the year-end celebrations at Gardens by the Bay, in the hope of rounding off the year on a sweet note for the community.

The virtual snow globe-making workshops are part of Gardens by the Bay’s community outreach programme Gift of Gardens, which reaches out to the less privileged and those with special needs through the contributions of individual and corporate donors. These virtual workshops, which will take place throughout the months of December this year and January next year, will extend to close to 800 beneficiaries from six social service agencies and community partners.

Adding on to the festive atmosphere is a diverse series of complimentary music performances and activities for the public to enjoy through the month of December.

There will be Finnish Santa meet-and-greet sessions with the public in collaboration with the Embassy of Finland, a musical performance in partnership with the Norwegian Cultural Centre, and a St Lucia choir performance by the Swedish Women’s Educational Association International, Inc.

Visitors can also celebrate Christmas with a difference by supporting performers such as visually-impaired musician Adelyn Koh and The Salvation Army Band. These performances are supported by Tote Board and National Arts Council.

Complementing the festive experience at the Gardens are workshops that the public can sign up for, ranging from Christmas wreath making and floral arrangements, to botanical watercolour art and nature weaving.

Poinsettia Wishes GBTB

As a tribute to healthcare workers, Gardens by the Bay is partnering with Temasek Foundation to offer discounted entry into Flower Dome and Cloud Forest. Healthcare workers can spend time with their loved ones and purchase up to four tickets at 50 per cent off, for visits from 13 December 2021 to end March 2022.

Gardens by the Bay Deputy CEO Lee Kok Fatt said, “With 2021 being a challenging year for everyone, Gardens by the Bay hopes to uplift the spirits with a light-hearted and joyful Poinsettia Wishes floral display, which Singaporeans can enjoy with their SingapoRediscovers vouchers, along with other attractions within the Gardens. We are also pleased to partner with Temasek Foundation to offer our healthcare workers special rates to the cooled conservatories as a show of appreciation for their hard work. Together with the diversity of fun activities for the community, we look forward to capping off the year on a sweet note for one and all.”

Families with children can also look forward to Singapore’s biggest festive event Christmas Wonderland, which will make a return this year on December 3 with a new array of stunning light displays and festive offerings at Supertree Grove, and a bouncing good time at Jumptopia: Wonder Garden, a fun-filled experience by Kiztopia that will open at Bayfront Pavilion on 20 December 2021.

Safety remains a priority

Visitor safety remains a priority for Gardens by the Bay. All visitors must comply with prevailing Covid-19 guidelines, including the wearing of masks even during photo-taking, not gathering in groups of more than five people, and observing a safe distance of 1m from other visitors.

In addition to timed entry, other safety measures for gated attractions include:

  • Capacity limits
  • Temperature screening
  • Safe distancing of 1m and floor markers to guide people in complying
  • Automatic entry and exit doors
  • Self-disinfecting coating on commonly touched surfaces like lift buttons and escalator railings
  • Sanitisation of public amenities like toilets every hour
  • Hand sanitisers available at all entrances, exits and high contact areas
  • Equipping the air-chilling system in Cloud Forest and Flower Dome with high performance germicidal Ultra Violet (C) emitters similar to those used in healthcare institutions to improve air quality

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It is the year-end November & December holidays. We have compiled a list of November-December School Holidays 2021 Activities for Kids. Click on the image below to find out more.

November December Holiday Activities in Singapore

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