Nov 15, 2013

Christmas Shows at the Malls 2013

(Daddy compiles)

And so, Christmas is here again and along with it comes the bumper crop of Christmas shows and cartoon meet & greets at the shopping malls all around Singapore.

I first started compiling the list of Christmas Shows back in 2008, all thanks to a certain 3-year-old Ash who was into Barney and what-nots. And I have been at it every single year since then, with this year's list marking the 6th year of my compilation. Hope you have found them to be useful all these years! :)

I'll add to the list as soon as other shows are made known. So do bookmark this post for future updates!

Spongebob Squarepants Christmas @Changi Airport
15 Nov 2013 - 5 Jan 2014
12pm - 10pm daily
Changi Airport T3, Departure Check-in Row 11

Photo Credit: Changi Airport Group
SpongeBob SquarePants Bouncy Playground
Take a tumble in the Krusty Krab Ball Pit, challenge yourself in the Pineapple House Maze and cruise your way down giant bouncy slides. Simply spend a minimum of S$20 in a single receipt (S$15 for Changi Rewards members). A minimum height of 0.8m is required to enter the Bouncy Playground.

Spongebob Squarepants' Pineapple House
The world’s tallest SpongeBob SquarePants’ Giant Pineapple Housestructure at the heart of Terminal 3’s Departure Hall creates an extravaganza of sights and sounds that include ‘smoke bubbles’ lighting up the Bikini-Bottom inspired Pineapple House and a chance to do some sleigh pedaling.
Show times: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm and 9pm (daily)

Santa Claus Village
Get up close and personal with Santa as he shares the stories of his life in Santa Claus Village. Then, explore Santa Claus Hall and the Mail Room to unlock secrets about Finland. Around the log house, discover Santa’s treasures: a vivid display of our favourite childhood toys.
Santa appearance: 4pm – 10pm (21 Nov – 26 Dec 2013)

Barbie Mariposa & the Fairy Princess
15 Nov - 25 Dec 2013
Various Timings
Raffles City, L3

Barbie as Mariposa, the Butterfly Fairy travels to Shimmervale - a magical kingdom powered by crystals. There she discovers the enchanting Glow Waterfalls and makes best friends with Catania - The Fairy Princess. When an evil fairy tries to steal all the crystals in Shimmervale, the two girls have to team up to save the kingdom and discover friendship overcomes any obstacle. For the very first time in Asia, watch Barbie take to the skies as the magical butterfly fairy! Refer to the poster above for show timings.

Christmas Surprises @ The Star Vista
15 Nov - 31 Dec 2013
The Star Vista

Refer to photo below for a full list of festive programmes.

A Festive Season of Christmas LEGO Fun!
15 Nov - 26 Dec 2013
Various Events
Square 2

LEGO Playground
15 Nov - 26 Dec 2013
Free-play LEGO building staions

Young Builders Playtime
1 & 15 Dec2013
12-1pm | 2-3pm & 5-6pm
Spend $120 ($160 with FairPrice receips) and register at Level 1, Information Counter. Limited to 15 children aged 5-12 years old per session on a first-come-first-served basis.

Come Alive with LEGO Legends of CHIMA
14, 15, 21, 22 & 24 Dec 2013

Winter Wonderland at Marina Bay Sands
15 Nov - 26 Dec 2013
10am - 10pm
Marina Bay Sands Skating Rink
Free Admission

Let the magic of Christmas capture the spirit in all, with The Christmas Tale at MBS' Winter Wonderland. Step into the Skating Rink transformed with a full Candyland, life-size tin soldiers, a giant toy train, Santa's sleigh, Christmas trees, treats and presents!

The Christmas Tale Performance
29 Nov - 23 Dec 2013: Fri 7pm | Sat & Sun 3pm, 5pm & 7pm
24 - 26 Dec 2013: 3pm & 5pm

Christmas Ballerina Performance
29 Nov - 23 Dec 2013
Fri, Sat & Sun 1:15pm., 1.45pm, 3.15pm, 3.45pm, 7.15pm, 7.45pm, 8.15pm & 8.45pm
24 - 26 Dec 2013: 1:15pm., 1.45pm, 3.15pm, 3.45pm, 7.15pm, 7.45pm, 8.15pm & 8.45pm

Christmas Fantasy 2013
16 Nov - 8 Dec 2013
Various Timings
Takashimaya Square, B2

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Live Action Experience
16 -24 Nov 2013: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm (No shows on 18 Nov, Mon)

Sesame Street - The Christmas Experience
28 Nov - 8 Dec 2013: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm (No shows on Mon)

Christmas Sparkles @ Marina Bay Link Mall
17 Nov - 22 Dec 2013
Marina Bay Link Mall

Caricaturist & Storytelling Sessions
17 & 23 Nov, 8, 14, 21 & 22 Dec (3pm – 7pm)

Kids Craft
16, 24 & 30 Nov, 7, 15, 21 & 22 Dec (2pm onwards)

Kids Escapade Colouring Contest
16 Nov – 22 Dec (10am – 10pm).
Mobile Library
16 Nov – 22 Dec (10am – 10pm)

Augmented Reality Winter Wonderland @ Marina Square
22 Nov - 25 Dec 2013
Marina Square, L1 Atrium

The FIRST and LARGEST augmented reality playground to be built in a mall, come revel in this unique experience and capture the fun, excitement and joy of a wintry Christmas.

Forever Friends Live Shows  
22 Nov - 25 Dec 2013
Frasers Centrepoint Malls

Catch everyone's favourite cuddly bear perform "live" as he shares the true joy of Christmas. Enjoy live performances of the Forever Friends characters as they sing and dance to add on to the Christmas cheer at the malls! Photo-taking after showtime too!

Dino Man in Cage Meet & Greet
23 - 24 Nov and 14 Dec 2013
24 & 24 Nov: 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm, 5pm & 6.30pm
14 Dec: 11am, 12.30pm & 2pm
Raffles City, L3

Whimsical Fantasy World at VivoCity

VivoCity’s 7th  Anniversary Celebrations & Fireworks
Be treated to a stunning display of fireworks in celebration of VivoCity’s 7th Anniversary. This year’s spectacle is choreographed by Japan’s renowned Josh Tamaya from Tamaya Kitahara Fireworks Co., Ltd., best known for using advanced computerised firing systems and flawless integration of music into fireworks.
Date: 28 November, 2013
Time: 9.00 pm
Venue: Promenade, Level 1

L’imagination is a 30-minute musical extravaganza that blends visual and physical acts, illumination, as well as dance and drama. Assembled by an award-winning and internationally recognised production crew, the show is uniquely choreographed for VivoCity’s Christmas celebrations. L’imagination’s one-of-its-kind scripting, choreography, and even soundtrack will provide a fully immersive and highly interactive experience for shoppers, coupled with several elements of surprise.
 Date: 29 November – 8 December 2013  
Time: 8 pm – 8:30 pm (Daily, except 2 December)
Venue: VivoCity Level 3, Amphitheatre
*Spend a minimum spending of $100 (maximum of 3 combined same-day receipts) between 15 November and 8 December 2013 to redeem one pass which admits 4 persons to watch one of the performances. American Express Card Members with a minimum spending of $80 (maximum of 3 combined same-day receipts) will also qualify.

Christmas on a Great Street
Orchard Road Christmas Light-up
23 Nov 2013 - 5 Jan 2014
Orchard Road

This Christmas, Orchard Road transforms into an enchanting winter wonderland of twinkling stars and sparkling diamonds. Watch the sunbeams dance off these gems by day while glowing softly under the enthralling moonlight by night.

Celebrate Christmas In Singapore (17 - 24 December 2013)
Immerse in the festive mood of Christmas with special performances and activities along Orchard Road from 17 – 24 December 2013, happening from 7pm each night.

A Golden Traditional Christmas
23 Nov 2013 – 1 Jan 2014
Tanglin Mall

Treat yourself to the golden Christmas at Tanglin Mall this year, to experience the warmly traditional Christmas with the majestic carriage and lovely reindeers. Gather around the grand Christmas tree or simply frolicking in “snow” in our picturesque magical set up with life-size horses, reindeers and Santa himself.

Avalanche: 7.30pm – 7.45pm | Snow: 7.45pm – 8.00pm
Weekends/Public Holidays
Avalanche: 7.30pm – 7.45pm & 8.30pm – 8.45pm | Snow: 7.45pm – 8.00pm & 8.45pm – 9.00pm

Care Bears Jingle Show
26 Nov - 8 Dec 2013
26 - 28 Nov, 3 - 5 Dec: 1pm & 4pm
29 - 30 Nov, 1 Dec, 6 - 8 Dec: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
Junction 8, L2 Atrium

Santa Around the World at Velocity
26 Nov - 22 Dec 2013 (Tues - Sun only)

Skating Sessions with Santa
For those below 1.4m in height (Min. age: 3 years old): 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm & 4.30pm
For those above 1.4m in height: 7.30pm

A Christmas Carnival at Singapore Flyer
28 Nov - 31 Dec 2013
Singapore Flyer

Uncle Ringo Christmas Carnival
28 Nov – 31 Dec 2013
Daily from 12.30pm – 9pm (Operating hours extended till 11pm on 24, 25 & 31 Dec 2013)
Ticketing Promenade, Waterfront Promenade and Greek Theatre

Captain Flyer Meet­‐and­‐Greet Sessions
Meet Captain Flyer roving around the Singapore Flyer premises and get to take a photo with him!
7-8 Dec, 14-15 Dec, 21-22 Dec, 24-25 Dec and 31 Dec 2013
10.30am – 11.30am & 3.30pm – 4.30pm

The Little Big Club All-Stars Show
29 Nov - 16 Dec 2013
Various Timings
United Square Mall

29 Nov - 9 Dec 2013 
Barney, Fireman Sam and Angelina Ballerina
Mon - Fri: 2pm & 7pm (No shows on Tues) | Sat & Sun: 12.30pm, 3.30pm & 7pm

11 - 16 Dec 2013 
Barney, Bob the Builder and Pingu
Mon - Fri: 2pm & 7pm (No shows on Tues) | Sat & Sun: 12.30pm, 3.30pm & 7pm

CBeebies Live, You’re a Star this Christmas
29 Nov - 15 Dec 2013 (No Shows on Tues)
Weekdays 1pm & 7pm | Weekends 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
Plaza Singapura, Atrium

This is the first time CBeebies Live! is coming to Asia for a special music-themed extravaganza – starring Teletubbies and Zingzillas.

Jam Along with the Jumpin’ Jammin’ Elves
30 Nov - 8 Dec 2013 (No shows on 2 Dec)
3pm, 5pm & 7pm
Parkway Parade, Basement Atrium

If music makes you hop, skip and jump, get an access pass to jam with the Jumpin’ Jammin’ Elves. Simply spend $50 and redeem at the Level 1 Customer Service Centre 15 minutes before each show. American Express Card Members only need to charge $40 to their American Express Cards to qualify. For PP Junior Club members, flash your Junior Club lanyard to get a free pass (limited to 5 PP Junior Club members per session).

Christmas with Thomas & Friends
30 Nov - 15 Dec 2013 (No shows on Mon)
Tue - Fri: 2pm & 7pm | Sat & Sun: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
City Square Mall

Monopoly Character Meet & Greet
1 Dec 2013; 3pm & 4pm
Raffles City, Robinsons Toys Department

Dillydale Christmas Rock Concert
Lot One
3 - 8 Dec 2013
3 - 5 Dec: 1pm & 7pm | 6 - 8 Dec: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm

Bukit Panjang Plaza
11 - 15 Dec 2013
11, 12 & 14: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm 1
3 Dec: 1pm, 5pm & 7pm | 15 Dec: 1pm, 3pm & 5pm

Join Mr Strong, Mr Bump, Little Miss Sunshine, Little Miss Princess and Elvin the Christmas Elf in this interactive Christmas concert that’s guaranteed to send the little ones into fits of giggles! Meet your favourite characters from Mr Men and Little Miss after the live shows by simply spending $30  to redeem a photo pass. Each pass admits 4 persons.

Meet Pororo & Friends!
5 - 15 Dec 2013
Tue - Fri 1pm & 7pm | Sat & Sun 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
NEX Mall

*Redeem a photo pass with a minimum spend of $30 in a single receipt.

The Smurfs LIVE!
6 - 15 Dec 2013
Tues - Fri 1pm & 7pm | Sat & Sun 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
West Coast Plaza

12 Days of Christmas Musical
6 - 17 Dec 2013 (No shows on Wed)
Weekdays 12.30pm & 4pm | Weekends 12.30pm, 3.30pm & 5pm
Forum the Shopping Mall, B1 Atrium

With Christmas around the corner, the Princess of Christmas is checking the Naughty and Nice Lists and allocating presents to all the children for Santa. While waiting for Elfie and Rudolph to join her in checking off the present lists, she makes a Christmas wish – a secret wish to meet her one true love. Journey with her through the twelve days of Christmas with dance and celebration and learn about the true meaning of friendship, family, joy, laughter, and believing in love and living happily ever after.

Christmas Wonderland @ AMK Hub
6 - 22 Dec 2013
11am - 9pm (last entry at 8.30pm)
AMK Hub, B1 Exhibition Hall

Spend $60 ($120 at FairPrice Xtra) between 6 and 22 Dec to redeem an entry pass. Plus! Members need to spend only $50 ($100 at FairPrice Xtra).

Best Face of Christmas
Get your face painted with cheerful designs, and glitter like a superstar this Christmas.
Christmas Animal Rides
What’s your favourite animal this Christmas? Get onto one and have fun riding around.
AMK Hub AMK Hub Christmas Bounce
Jump onto our Bouncing Castle and have a jolly, merry, bouncy Christmas!
Mini Bowling Game
Become a miniature professional bowler and roll a strike at this fun bowling game.
The Arts of Christmas
Make your own Christmas tree or everyone’s beloved Mr. Snowman, and bring one home with you!

Minions Invasion @ Suntec City
6 - 22 Dec 2013
Tue - Fri: 1pm & 7pm | Sat & Sun: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
Suntec City, West Atrium

The wacky bunch is holding dominion over our city! See what mischief they have in store as they scurry around on stage in their adorable ways!

Doraemon Live Show and Meet & Greet
6 - 31 Dec 2013 (No shows on Mon)
Weekdays: 7pm | Weekends: 3pm & 6.30pm
Downtown East, Event Square

Other Doraemon Activities

Celebrate Christmas with Life-Size Doraemon Figurines!
9 Nov - 31 Dec
Catch all 5 action scenes at Downtown East

Hop Around the Doraemon Maze (FREE ADMISSION)
Date: 1 Dec - 31 Dec
Time: 12pm - 9pm
Venue: Costa Sands Resort (Downtown East) Entrance

Rewarding Doraemon Carnival!
Date: 1 Dec - 31 Dec
Time: 12pm - 9pm
Venue: Lobby (Doraemon TV Screening Area)
Spend $10 to have a go at our game stations and receive an exclusive Doraemon Notepad!

*Special Event: Clay Figurines Painting
8 Dec; 11am - 1pm
Downtown East, Courtyard
Join in the fun in setting the Singapore Book of Records for the "Most Number of People Painting Clay Figurines"! Receive a Certificate of Participation and get to bring home your painted Doraemon figurine. Registration is required. More details HERE.

Fun- Filled Christmas with Canimals!
7, 8, 14 & 15 Dec 2013
7 & 14 Dec: 1.30-2.30pm & 5.30-6.30pm | 8 &15 Dec: 1.30-2.30pm
HarbourFront Centre

Ronald & Friends Meet & Greet
8, 14, 15 & 22 Dec 2013
Various Timings
Various McDonald's Restaurants

My Little Pony LIVE Show
9 - 15 Dec 2013
4pm & 7pm daily
Jurong Point, JP1 Centre Stage L1

Surprise your little ones with the ‘My Little Pony’ Show at Jurong Point this December! See them smile and squeal in delight when their favourite ponies take the stage live. Capture those beautiful moments of your kids hanging out with his/her favourite little pony. Participate in this adventure when you present a minimum of $50 spent in a single receipt at Jurong Point.

Meet Dora the Explorer
14 & 15 Dec 2013
2pm & 5pm
14 Dec: Choa Chu Kang Xchange | 15 Dec: Woodlands Xchange

Come meet Dora this December for an afternoon of fun, games and stand to win Nickelodeon
goodies. Don’t forget to have a family photo taken with her!

The Trash Pack Show and Meet & Greet
14, 15, 18 - 22 Dec 2013
1pm, 4pm & 7pm
West Mall

Santa Meet & Greet
20 - 24 Dec 2013
1pm & 7.30pm
Tampines Mall

P.S. Looking for other forms of activities for your kids this year-end school holidays? Check out my other listing here:

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Anonymous said...

Thanks, appreciate the effort!

Cheekiemonkies said...

Hi Anon, THANKS!!!

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for the homework, now I can just select the day and venue to bring the kids out to burn their energy.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for your effort and sharing!! :)

- Jasmine

Cheekiemonkies said...

Hi Anon & Jasmine,

No problem! Glad to be of help! :)

Kritika Srinivasan said...

Thank you so much for this wonderful effort - a real boon for all parents!

Anonymous said...

Thank you for all your efforts. Much appreciated!

Adora Tan said...

Thanks Kelvin! Have penned down the MBS one down in our list of things to do!! Yay!

Cheekiemonkies said...

Hi Anon,

Glad that you found it useful! Thanks for dropping by our blog!

Cheekiemonkies said...

Hey Adora,

Great!!! Happy Holidays! :)

Anonymous said...

Thanx.....nw i am more excited to visit the places...Thanx

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the effort! You make this a breeze for parents like me!

Cheekiemonkies said...

Thanks for your kind words and support! :)

Anonymous said...

So helpful! Thanks!

Sharmini Sandhu said...

Thanks for all your hardwork in making this useful list of shows. I can now plan my outings for my kids this holidays very efficiently.
Thanks again.

kidsliveshows said...

Hello this is a nice list

Thank You very much

Anonymous said...

Terrific parent , terrific blogger, fantastic list ! Thank you so much for the effort! You not only made our (parent's ) day, you certainly made their (children's) day too !

Cheekiemonkies said...

Thanks all, once again for your kind words and support!

I am really glad that the list has benefited all of you. :)

Anonymous said...

This is totally cool! thanks for compiling. i literally visit your blog every few days to decide where to bring my daughter to! and now i have started subscribing to your blog too so that i can get your updates via email! awesome job!

Anonymous said...

Really appreciate the great job. Wishing you a most blessed Christmas!!

We need more of such sharing :)

Cheekiemonkies said...

Hi there,

Thanks for your kind words and support!!! :)

rogue013 ® said...

Great work! Pls do so every year! :P

rogue013 ® said...

Superb work! Pls do so every year :)

And Merry X'mas!

rogue013 ® said...

Time flies, it's X'mas 2014 soon. Any plans to compile again this year? :)

Kelvin Ang said...

Hi rogue013,

Time flies indeed. And my list for this year has been published:

Thanks for your support!

rogue013 ® said...

Thanks muchie! I tried to do something similar but perhaps my googling skills sucked or the malls did not update the websites, etc. You prolly have insider info? :)

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