5 Reasons To Check Out "Christmas On A Great Street" On Orchard Road

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Hi Huneybees,

Christmas on A Great Street Opening Ceremony, officiated by Her Excellency President Halimah Yacob
Christmas is just around the corner and the annual Christmas Light Up on Orchard Road“Christmas on A Great Street” happened last week. Themed as "Endless Wonder" this year, Orchard Road (2.88 km stretching from Tanglin Mall shopping centre to Plaza Singapura) is transformed into an enthralling world of light-reflective tunnels, illusive galaxy and a magical forest of trees draped with myriads of lighting threads.

Everyone's invited and escape into this enchanting world of colours carefully curated for an immersive dreamlike experience, enhanced by a shimmering web of lights, interactive streetside installations and a dazzling array of festive ornaments.

1) Street Light Decor

For the first time, sub-arches are created, in addition to the Main Arch.  The Main Arch standing at 16 metres tall, is also the highest arch in the history of Christmas street lights d├ęcor. 

All the sub archs are designed to be snap-worthy, there are 5 of them to be spotted along Orchard Road - Walk of Wonder, a 20-metre long passage made of reflective fabric and fairy lights, which will be placed outside Forum the Shopping Mall, as well as The Tree of Time, a 4.5m-tall free-flowing "tree" with a Christmas countdown clock, inspired by a dancer. 

2) UNIQLO Music In The Air 
PeriodSat 11 Nov – Mon 25 Dec 2017 
Where: From ION Orchard - Ngee Ann City 
Time: 10am – 10pm daily 

There will be 18 outdoor speakers piping Christmas carols daily and Music In The Air will have “Live” DJ giving real-time promotion updates and in addition, song dedications are available on weekends. 

Artist's Impression of  SK-II and Haagen Dazs duplex pop-up stores

3) Pop-up Stores Along Orchard Road 
Where: Located along Orchard Road between ION Orchard and Mandarin Gallery. 
Period: Early November – 31 December 2017  

Along the stretch of Orchard Road, there will be pop up stores for your shopping delights. In front of Mandarin Gallery, you will find the duplex pop-up stores by SK-II and Haagen Dazs with interactive art installations at SK-II and Mochi Crunch Workshop at Haagen Dazs. 

Artist's Impression of House of Shop 

At Ngee Ann City and ION Orchard, you can also find other pop up brands like Casio, Tiffany & Co. Fragrances, 75cl, Supermama, The 1873 Clipper Tea Co., Volo Leather goods, Ripcurl, iJozzand the debut of new future-ready retail pop-up called House of Shop! 

Artist's Impression of Christmas Village at Ngee Ann City 

4)  Endless Wonder Christmas Village 
VenueNgee Ann City Civic Plaza  
PeriodSat 25 Nov – Mon 25 Dec 2017 

The European-inspired Christmas village will feature a double-decker carousel, as well as Hitachi Santa House, with stores by more than 25 brands - including Starbucks, Toast Box and PAUL. 

Come on by Christmas Eve and sing along to Christmas classics with an array of local bands performing at the village from 8pm, ahead of a pyrotechnics show at midnight. 

5) Christmas Rewards with Mastercard®
Period: Sat 11 Nov 2017 – Mon 1 Jan 2018

Charge a minimum of S$300 nett to your Mastercard at the 10 participating malls on Orchard Road to redeem S$30 worth of shopping vouchers! 
*Limited to the first 200 Mastercard cardholders per week per mall from Sat 11 Nov – Fri 24 Nov 2017.
*Vouchers will be issued on a while-stocks-last basis from Sat 25 Nov 2017 – Mon 1 Jan 2018.

10 Participating Malls:
1. 313@somerset
2. Forum The Shopping Mall
3. Mandarin Gallery
4. Orchard Central
5. orchardgateway
6. Paragon
7. Scotts Square
8. Takashimaya Shopping Centre/Ngee Ann City
9. The Centrepoint
10. Wisma Atria

Below is the map of where the attractions are. Click on pic to zoom in.
Have fun celebrating Christmas on Orchard Road and do vote for your favourite Best Dressed Building! Taking place from Nov 17 to Dec 3, buildings along Orchard Road will be competing for 10 awards and you can vote for your favourite building at this website

All Image Credits: Orchard Road Business Association


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