Never mind the tropics – Christmas is still the most magical time of the year in sunny, snowman-free Singapore. Read on to find out the best events, festive meals, Yuletide desserts and, of course, a gift guide that has ideas for just about everyone. From all of us here at Time Out Singapore, here's to a very merry Christmas!
Best Christmas selfie spots in Orchard
As Orchard Road turns on the bright lights for Christmas, our merrymaking ursine colleague begged us to bring him to the shopping belt to take in the sights and pose for a bunch of selfies. After a few hours getting the angles right (he’s a fussy one, this teddy), we finally found the best festive selfie spots along the street. Here goes!
Listen now: Local bands release a Christmas compilation, 'A City Without Snow'
While Singapore keeps dreaming of a white Christmas that will never arrive (Snow City doesn't count), local record label Middle Class Cigars has dropped a compilation album for the season. The aptly titled A City Without Snow features nine homegrown musicians putting their spin on traditional carols and yuletide standards, with a few even penning originals themed around the holidays.