Take on thrilling rides and carnival games at the sophomore edition of the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival featuring over 50 rides and games. Get a fast track pass and spin around on The Wave Swinger, which will be making its first appearance in Southeast Asia, featuring murals of Gardens by the Bay and Marina Bay Sands. Crowd favourites such as the Mach 5 and the Euro Coaster will be making a comeback (with cheaper ticket prices as well!). Besides the rides, visitors can look forward to roving acts such as balloon sculptors and magicians, as well as performances by local artistes like Aliff Sharil, Among Four and more.
Dec 22 – Mar 24, 4pm – 11pm, Bayfront Event Space, 12A Bayfront Ave, S018970. Admission is free, prices for rides and games apply. Fast track passes cost $30. For more info, visit https://marinabaycarnival.sg/.
Merci Marel Presents 2nd Art Exhibition with Gabriel
Wine, dine and appreciate art at the same time at French contemporary cafe, Merci Marcel. Its Tiong Bahru branch is featuring its second round of art showcases, this time spotlighting Singapore-based, French artist Gabriel Dufourcq. Known for creating pop culture icons and political leaders such as the Beatles and Obama out of newspaper clippings, this month-long installation will showcase some of the Gabriel's art works from his exhibition collection – Find a Word for it.
Dec 6 – Mid Jan, Merci Marcel, #01-68, 56 Eng Hoon St, Tiong Bahru, S160056. For more info, https://mercimarcel.com/.
Jazzy Christmas: A Big Band, Big Bang! By Jeremy Monteiro and Friends
Swing into the festive season with the King of Swing, Jeremy Monteiro and his friends! Concert go-ers will be in for a jolly night as they sway the night away to vocalists Carmen Bradford and Louis Soliano, as well as musicians Tom Walsh, Eddie Wen and Jens Bunge. Completing the line-up are the members of Jazz Association Singapore Orchestra (JASSO), who will add attitude and sass to the performance.
Hello, Luffy is here! Come sail on the high seas as One Piece brings you on an augmented VR island escape puzzle hunt right in the heart of Sentosa. Solve riddles hidden throughout the game and escape the island together with the Straw Hat Pirates. Look out for iconic Sentosa landmarks such as the Merlion Walk, Imbiah Lookout and Palawan Beach as they transform into a fictional island of the One Piece universe. Players who make it out of the game will receive a limited-edition gift.
Dec 14 – Feb 13, 10am – 7pm, front of iFly, Sentosa, Sentosa Island, 43 Siloso Beach Walk 01, S099010. Admission is $30. For more info, visit https://onepieceatsingapore.com/.
SK-II’s Future X Smart Store
Immerse yourself in SK-II's first-ever futuristic Smart Store in Southeast Asia. Just how intelligent is it? Generate customised art piece with your facial movements at a large-scale digital wall which reads your facial expressions and body movements. Or get a skin analysis with SK-II's Magic Ring in the comfort of individual booths, then complete the assessment by tapping on a Smart bracelet that will trigger a display of skincare products that best suit you. Definitely smarter than a fifth grader.
Dec 1 – Jan 31, 10am – 10pm, Outside Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Rd, S238897. Admission is free. For more info, visit https://www.sk-ii.com.sg/.