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Be Enchanted by Interactive Installations This Festive Season at Raffles Place

Uncover an array of larger-than-life decorations, including motion-sensor light displays and glowing installations you can interact with!

Singapore, 30 November 2023 – This Christmas season, Raffles Place is back with their festive installations that showcase a splendid light show! Happening from now until the end of December, from 7PM to 12 Midnight daily, journey through the precinct to uncover an array of magnificent larger-than-life decorations, while also immersing yourself in interactive light installations at selected locations around the Raffles Place precinct.

Motion-sensor light displays along Raffles Place Park are adorned in red, green and white dazzling lights, while the festive installations come in the form of a towering Christmas Tree and a gigantic Christmas Arch. As you walk around the precinct, be wow-ed by several iconic festive ornament installations, ranging from stuffed stockings, shimmering baubles, glistening stars, and a glowing Christmas present.

Go on a stroll around the 6000 sqm Raffles Place Park and soak in the merry atmosphere. Capture all your precious moments and interact with the festive installations while picking up sumptuous festive treats and delightful gifts for your loved ones along the way.

The Raffles Place Festive Journey Route

Map for the Full Festive Journey
[From Left to Right] Christmas Tree and Christmas Light Arch

Start off your journey at Raffles Place Park as you exit Raffles Place MRT station. As you arrive at the park, look out for the Christmas Tree at the centre of Raffles Place Park. Adorned with an extravagant display of twinkling lights, it casts a warm and mesmerising glow that transforms the space into a festive wonderland.

Gather your companions, ready your cameras and snap festive photos under the Christmas Light Arch! The arch is beautifully decorated and lights up when you touch the sensor found at the end of the arch, inspiring a sense of awe and wonder.

[From Left to Right] “Walk with the Seasons” Installation

As you continue exploring the park, check out the “Walk with the Seasons” installation which detects motion and activates specially designed lights that come alive at night glowing in a symphony of colours.

[From Left to Right] Cycling installation

For more action-packed fun, hop onto the stationary bikes at the Cycling installation and start pedalling to light up the display in real-time. Be immersed in this harmonious synergy of movement and art that is bound to bring joy and laughter to the young and the young at heart.

[From Left to Right] Star Installations at Republic Plaza and Ocean Financial Centre

Next, find the Star installations at Republic Plaza and Ocean Financial Centre, creating an immersive experience that captures the spirit of the season.

If you need a refuel, try the Festive Season Winter Wonderland Latte or Chiller ($8.40 for a small size) from Gloria Jean’s Coffees or seasonal toppings from Stuff’d like the Christmas Pulled Lamb and Jolly Mac and Cheese, both of which are located conveniently at Republic Plaza.

Christmas Present Installation at One Raffles Place

When you circle back to the park, catch the glowing installation of an unboxed Christmas present installation right outside One Raffles Place.

Hop into One Raffles Place to enjoy some festive sips by SF Fruits when you purchase their Christmas exclusive Strawberry Shake Special ($5.90). For a wholesome meal, visit Cha Re Re to snag a mouth-watering Christmas platter ($69.90) for you and your loved ones this festive season.

[From Left to Right] Stockings installations at the Bank of China Building and Collyer Quay Centre

Finally, bask in the warmth of tradition with the Stockings installations at the Bank of China Building and Collyer Quay Centre. While in the area, take a quick sighting of the Christmas bauble and present greeting signs at Singapore Land Tower.

Be sure to also visit Seriously Coffee at Collyer Quay Centre, for a range of Christmas special gifts! Gift your loved ones with a $16 gift card that will allow them to redeem 2 drinks and a slice of cake or get $55 worth of store credits which you can purchase at an exclusive price of $35. Additionally, check out Off.ice Pantry which has a daily drinks special from $1 and a customisable Christmas party menu from $20/pax, perfect for your office Christmas gatherings.

Christmas Bauble Installation at CapitaGreen

Make your way to CapitaGreen to catch a glimpse of the Christmas bauble right outside the building. For your last stop, walk along Church Street towards the CapitaSpring where there is a wide range of dining options for you to choose from to wrap up your Raffles Place festive journey.

Head up to the 17th floor of the CapitaSpring and take in the panoramic view of Singapore at Sol & Luna while enjoying their Christmas menu, Fête Of Joy.

On the 51st floor of the building, enjoy a fusion of Australian and Japanese culinary artistry with the Holly Jolly Soirée at Kaarla and Oumi. Savour a delightful 5-course dinner all while overlooking the breathtaking vistas of the iconic skyline. If you wish to savour Christmas cocktails, head to 1-Arden for festive cocktails such as Santa’s Spice Sleigh, Gin & Glimmer and Frosty Swirl Bliss.

How to Enjoy the Interactive Installations 

Application Interface: Installation Instruction Panel

Aside from the festive installations at Raffles Place Park, you can have an interactive light experience at the six installations around the precinct from 7PM to 12 Midnight. Simply whip out your mobile devices and scan the QR code at the side panel of each installation. Then, choose a specific area of the décor that you wish to change to create a colourful light art piece of your own. You can even select different songs to see the lights dance and watch the lights fade in and out slowly.

To control the lights on the installations, follow these simple steps:

  1. Scan the QR code* to control the festive décor
  2. Select the light colour of your choice
  3. Select from “Do, Re, Mi, Fa, So, La, Ti” tunes to make the lights dance and snap your best light artwork!
  4. To make the lights dance, choose a Christmas tune from the provided list, then dance to the music!
  5. For added effect, place your finger on the image of the décor for 5 seconds to let the lights fade in and out slowly and change colours!

*Each installation will have its own unique QR code and must be snapped on-site.

Don’t Miss Out On Creating Your Buzz Mark

Besides the Christmas installations, catch a glimpse of Raffles Place Alliance’s recently launched Buzz Mark campaign at Raffles Place Park. Based on your personality, generate your very own Buzz Mark – a unique crowd-generated artwork – and unlock exclusive privileges, as well as participate in a series of fun activities and games this festive season!

Earn rewards when you play Buzz Spot and beat the clock! Simply scan the QR code onsite to start the game and match 3 different buzz spots located on the lawn at Raffles Place Park. Then, key in the codes found on these buzz spots before the timer runs out to win coffee from Gloria Jean’s Coffees.

Earn even more rewards when you play Spin the Wheel on the microsite and try your luck in winning various gifts and vouchers, spanning from vouchers from Gloria Jean’s CoffeesSocial Bar & Bistro and Sol & Luna, Collagen Drinks and Night Honey from HoneyWorld Singapore and umbrellas from Parkway Shenton. Spin the Wheel happens on the last Wednesday of each month, so look out for it.

More rewards for Buzz Mark will be launched every month until February 2024 – so do keep a lookout for these!


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