Orchard Road Gets Ready for Christmas
I know, Singapore isn’t exactly cold, but that doesn’t mean the folks here don’t celebrate Christmas. In fact, they take their Christmas celebration quite seriously, especially on Orchard Road, where the malls seem to suddenly get into a certain friendly competitiveness, decorating their façade with sparkly lights and creative setups to win the Best Dressed Building award (the giant Christmas trees at Ngee Ann City and ION Central will not disappoint). Since 1996, Tanglin Mall, which is just next door from my hotel, has made it its mission to bring snow to this tropical town and the effort they put into their Christmas decoration is amazing. Basically, Orchard Road’ll become a 2.2km stretch of photo op for all you instagramers so feel free to snap away!
Of course, Christmas on Singapore’s Orchard Road isn’t just about the festive lights. There will be fabulous offers and bargains up for grabs, and the holiday spirit will get everyone in the mood to shop. Orchardgateway is making it extra sweet for tourists – spend S$100 or more at the mall and show your passport with your purchase receipts to receive S$20 shopping vouchers!
My hotel at Tanglin will place you right in the middle of the festive action and the team is going to dress the lobby up to get you into the festive spirit a bit early. Marka@Jen will also whip up something indujent for the season so come celebrate with us!