5 Awesome Places In Singapore To Experience 'Winter' This Year-End


Faruq Senin •  Nov 28, 2020

The end of the year is the time where you might travel overseas to experience winter, but this year is different because of the pandemic. Being stuck in Singapore doesn't mean that you can't soak in the winter vibes! Whether it's Christmas events with snow in Singapore or winter-themed spots like Snow City and ice-skating rinks, rest assured you can still feed your wanderlust ? Here are 5 spots in Singapore where you can feel like it's winter this 2020!

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1. Changi Festive Village - tokidoki Snow Holiday

Changi Airport is having its line-up of exciting events for the festive season this 2020 with the Changi Festive Village. At the tokidoki Snow Holiday at Terminal 3, you'll be able to experience winter with sub-zero temperatures and real snow!

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Have fun at a two-storey snow house, build a snowman and enjoy a light and sound show with the tokidoki characters! One of the main highlights is that you can ride on a snow luge or snow slide which is 12 metres long.

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Don't miss out on photo opportunities with tokidoki characters too! You'll also get rent winter wear, inclusive of jackets, gloves and boots. Find out more about how you can redeem activity passes to the tokidoki Snow Holiday on their website.

Opening hours: 

20 Nov 2020 – 3 Jan 2021, daily

10.40am - 10.20pm (last entry at 9.40pm)

Location: Changi Airport Terminal 3, Departure Hall, next to check-in row 11

P.S. Check out our halal food guide to Changi Airport to recharge your batteries after your visit to the tokidoki Snow Holiday.

2. Snow City Singapore

As Singapore's first indoor permanent snow centre, you can always head over to Snow City for your fix of winter. From now till 3 Jan 2021, Snow City is having its Winterlust event where you can enjoy a snowfall experience, snow blizzard and more at their Snow Chamber. Don't miss out on their Drift On Ice experience too with a bumper car experience, snow sculptures and a 60-metre snow slope. Snow City also has a new winter shooting arena, where you can challenge your loved ones to a paintball shooting battle!

Price: from $21

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3. The Rink

One of the most popular activities to do in winter is ice-skating so head over to The Rink and get your skates on. As the first and only Olympic-sized skating rink in the West side of Singapore, it's time to have some fun skating (or falling ?) while you're here! Opt for the Skater Play Pass if you're an avid skater. If you're new to skating, don't worry as you can sign up for their programmes too.

Price: from $14

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#HHWT Tip: For halal food options near Snow City and The Rink, check out our halal food guide to Jurong!

4. Kallang Ice World

If you're living in the East, then the Ice Skating at Kallang Ice World is perfect for you. Located right near the Stadium MRT Station in Leisure Park Kallang, here's another place for you to try your hand at ice-skating and keep cool while you're at it. For those of you skating with kids, the good news is that they can enjoy free support trainers! Skate shoes are provided but do remember to bring your own socks and gloves for your visit.

Price: from $17.50 (Adults), $15 (Child) for a 2-hour session

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5. Sparkling Christmas At Jewel

With a cool temperature kept at around 23 degrees Celsius, it won't exactly be winter at Jewel Changi Airport but the Sparkling Christmas at Jewel will definitely give you the winter vibes. Plus, you can experience "snowfall" daily at the Shiseido Forest Valley at 6.30pm, 7.30pm, 8.30pm, 9.30pm and 10.30pm. To get into the snowfall area, you'll have to spend $30 nett on a single receipt which will admit 2 people to the Shiseido Forest Valley on the same day. Find out more here!

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P.S. Check out this guide for halal food at Jewel Changi Airport!

Whether you're looking to experience winter in Singapore or love seeing "snow" in Singapore, head over to these 5 places and fuel your wanderlust! Even though you can't travel right now, you can still make the most of your time rediscovering Singapore ?

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