Every year, Orchard Road is transformed into a land of wonder known as “Christmas on a Great Street”, with Christmas lights, decorations and entertainment to celebrate this memorable holiday.
The festival runs between November and January each year, with attractions free to view. So bring your family down to this Christmas wonderland during your visit to Singapore!
Christmas on a Great Street, 2022/2023 Dates, Orchard Road Singapore
The festival usually kicks off mid-November at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza, where the roads are closed, and thousands of people converge on Orchard Road to witness the street lit up for the first time of the year. Buildings will compete for the best decorations, so choose your favourite as they do their best to win your vote!
At Community Chest Christmas on A Great Street Light-Up Ceremony 2021, you’re invited to join us in embracing mental health by having essential, open conversations and rallying support for persons with such conditions.
Take a stroll down Orchard Road and witness “Christmas in Bloom” along the streets. The organisers hope that the flowers’ symbolism of resilience brings hope and joy to our nation. Together, we can build a caring and inclusive Singapore.
The sidewall of Mandarin Orchard Singapore is transformed into a wall of wonder with a 10-minute multimedia 3D and AR projection show from 8pm – 10.30pm daily. The countdown clock, powered by TUDOR, is presented in a digital projection with an exclusive show format.
On the eve of Christmas and New Year’s Day, visitors to Orchard Road will also be treated to a special countdown segment with unique content and augmented reality fireworks at midnight.
Visitors walking along the stretch between ION Orchard and Ngee Ann City will hear recorded tunes from popular Christmas carols between 5pm – 10.30pm daily and 5pm – 12.36pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.
Stars of Christmas, an annual charity programme championed by OUE Limited, returns for its twelfth year of bringing festive cheer to young beneficiaries of non-profit organisations that support underprivileged children and those with illnesses and special needs in Singapore.
Stars of Christmas 2021 will culminate in a Present Distribution activity just before Christmas Day when volunteer Grab drivers will gather in the spirit of the season to deliver the Christmas presents to locations across the island.
Walk through our Great Street wherever you are from Fri 19 Nov 2021 with our interactive 360° tour of Christmas on A Great Street 2021. Check out the ten hotspots in the virtual street experience, which features a line-up of local musicians and talents performing Christmas carols and covers of the latest hits.
The first-ever Giant Outdoor Projection on the side of Mandarin Orchard Singapore can also be viewed in augmented reality in this tour.
You can get to Orchard Road by taking the MRT on the north/south, north/east or central line and alighting at Dhoby Ghaut, Somerset or Orchard stations.