Watch A Festive Parade, Feast On Seafood & Other Fun Things To Do In S'pore This Christmas

Meet your fave animated characters at the merriest parade, enjoy a festive feast underwater, get up close to wonderous marine animals, and more!

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With both Christmas and the end of the year coming up soon, it's the perfect time to treat yourself to a getaway, woots!

Whether you wanna go on a solo trip or a fun vacay with your friends or family, Singapore is a great option to consider. Not only is it nearby, making it perfect for a last-minute holiday, there are also tonnes of fun things to do there, especially at Resorts World Sentosa.

Check out some of the awesome programmes and festive highlights Resorts World Sentosa has lined up this year-end:

1. A Universal Christmas

This festive carnival celebration at Universal Studios Singapore is set to bring out the Christmas magic in full force.

From Singapore's merriest parade to a breathtaking snowfall, complete with live shows and meet-and-greet sessions with some of your favourite characters, you'll definitely want to spend all day checking out everything that's going on.

Plus, you'll be able to enjoy exciting rides, snap selfies at themed photo booths, and watch a wondrous array of circus characters who'll bring you special acts, live singing, and amazing acrobatics!

Dates: Now – 2 January 2023
Location: Universal Studios Singapore

Highlights include:

- Santa's Circus Extravaganza: A Christmas parade featuring floats, an eclectic ensemble of 42 performers led by Ringmaster Santa, the beloved minions from Illumination's Despicable Me, DreamWorks Animation's Po and Tigress from Kung Fu Panda, as well as Poppy, Branch, and Guy Diamond from Trolls.

- Holiday Meet-and-Greets: Snap selfies with popular characters like Shrek and Princess Fiona from DreamWorks Animation, as well as Sesame Street's Elmo, Big Bird, and more, who will be decked out in festive outfits at their Instagrammable booths.

- Santa's Starlets: Sing along as the starlets set the Mel's Diner stage ablaze with Christmas tunes while competing to be Santa's next star. The daring dancing of Polly the Polar Bear Princess, the Christmas ribbon manipulation by Ruby, and the stunning festive flames of Farrah are all must-sees!

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2. Sea of Merry Wonders

For something unique, how about celebrating the festive season underwater? Delve into fascinating depths where you'll can observe animals' feeding habits, marvel at enchanting sea jellies glowing in the dark, and get up close to wondrous marine animals.

Dates: Now – 2 January 2023
Location: S.E.A. Aquarium

Highlights* include:

- Behind The Panel: Discover how aquarists take care of marine animals in a guided tour that gives you a first-hand look at what they do. You'll also learn how dolphins, manta rays, and other marine animals behave.

- Junior Ocean Protector: This special programme for kids aged seven to 12 gives them an extraordinary day of wonder and fun. They'll be able to discover how aquarists care for marine animals, go on an educational guided trail of the aquarium, learn about conservation, participate in a design-a-tote workshop, interact with a dolphin, and more.

- Manta Ray Mascot Meet-and-Greet: Snap a wefie with one of the three manta ray mascots dressed in their festive best!

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*Separate charges apply for these experiences.

3. A Splashtacular Christmas

Splash your way to holiday fun with your loved ones. With 13 rides and attractions, there's something for everyone. Have a blast plummeting down heart-racing and adrenaline pumping water rides, or you can opt to take it easy and relax by floating along the winding Adventure River.

And if you love the underwater world, you won't wanna miss out on the chance to swim with 20,000 friendly marine animals at the Rainbow Reef.

Dates: Now - 2 January 2023
Location: Adventure Cove Waterpark

Click here for ticket prices and more information.

4. Have a Merry Feast-ival

There's no better way to celebrate Christmas and the end of the year than with lots of yummy food — it's time to eat, drink, and be merry! Whether you're looking for whimsical cocktails for a night out with friends or a Christmas feast for the whole family to enjoy together, Resorts World Sentosa is serving up lots of delicious options to keep everyone's tummies happy and satisfied.

Highlights include:

Feast by the sea with an eight-course festive dinner @ Ocean Restaurant
Dine on fresh seafood while feasting your eyes on magnificent views of S.E.A. Aquarium's Open Ocean Habitat, which is home to more than 40,000 marine animals.

The special festive dinner course meal includes dishes like grilled hand dived scallops with celeriac; lobster ravioli with foie gras and roasted shell sauce; and seaweed butter sustainable John Dory with asparagus purée, parma ham, and citrus parsley sauce.

Dates: Now – 31 December 2022

Indulge in the wonders of winter @ Syun
This intimate restaurant will be serving up an eight-course festive menu featuring exquisite "nouvelle" Japanese creations made from prized air-flown Japanese winter ingredients.

Chow down on char-grilled rack of lamb with wasabi-salsa served with taro potato and lotus root, as well as Kagoshima A4 roast wagyu with white truffle from Alba and sukiyaki truffle sauce, and so much more.

Dates: Now – 25 December 2022

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All in all, no matter what you choose to do, Resorts World Sentosa is set to bring you so much fun, excitement, and holiday cheer!

Head over to their website for more details or to make your reservation for a wonderful Christmas holiday filled with a million merry moments.

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