First look at Orchard Road's Christmas light-up from Nov. 16, 2019 to Jan. 1, 2020

The most wonderful time of the year.

Melanie Lim | November 18, 2019, 02:40 PM

Christmas season is here.

And you know it because Orchard Road is decked out in lights.

From Nov. 16, 2019 to Jan. 1, 2020, the street will feature various festive decorations along three major zones: Tanglin, Orchard, and Somerset.

This year's theme is "The Greatest Gift", and each precinct will offer a different and unique experience, featuring little Santas on baubles, gift boxes or snowflakes, and more.

First look at "The Greatest Gift" light up

Here's a first look at what you can expect:

1) Tanglin

Enjoy a series of activities at Tanglin mall such as carolling performances, craft workshops and the ever-popular snow foam experience from now till Jan. 1, 2020.

In addition, visitors will be able to take photos of the gigantic Christmas tree as well as a red and gold archway outside the mall for festivity's sake.

Image via Melanie Lim

2) Orchard

At the street outside of ION Orchard is a gigantic banner with mini santas, gifts and baubles.

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Before that, a stairway installation of lights, a Christmas tree and a gigantic gift box stand outside Wheelock Place for visitors to pose with.

Right outside ION Orchard are pillars lit up with fairy lights, as well as a gigantic Christmas tree from luxury brand Bvlgari that changes colour.

Image via Melanie Lim

Image via Melanie Lim

Image via Melanie Lim

Further along the street, visitors will be able to witness these Christmas tree lights with snowflakes, baubles, or gifts on them.

There are 187 of them along the whole of Orchard Road in total.

Image via Melanie Lim

Image via Melanie Lim

Image via Melanie Lim

3) Somerset

Along Somerset are red, lit-up poinsettias at the entrance of Mandarin Gallery:

Image via Melanie Lim

As well as a green Christmas tree, plus a life-sized blue bauble and pink gift box outside 313@somerset:

Image via Melanie Lim


Date: Nov. 16, 2019 to Jan. 1, 2020


  • 6:30pm to 12am from Sundays to Thursdays
  • 6:30pm to 2am on Fridays and Saturdays
  • 6:30pm to 6am on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve

Top image via Melanie Lim 


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