11 Christmas themed OOTD spots: these are the places to hit up for that perfect festive shot

There’s no better (or faster!) way to get into the festive mood than by taking the perfect Christmas #ootd. Your followers are sure to appreciate the reminder of the upcoming holidays, for one, and it also works as a grand finale to wrap up your 2018.

The real question is: where should you go to snap said #ootd shot?

Avenue One has some ideas. Here are some the best Christmas-themed OOTD spots that you have to hit before the new year:

1. The Great Christmas Village

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Because there’s no knight in shining armor riding on a white horse to get me, I myself shall gallop away on my own horsie. Cos I can. So excuse me while I indulge in a little princess moment here. Neeways, go check out The Great Christmas Village and be immersed in the full blown Christmas spirits! Lotsa good food and drinks, plus it’s at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza so super accessible. Also, there’s a sure win lucky dip if you spend more than $50 on your @mastercard, with prizes like $50, $80, $100 prepaid MasterCard value. The top prize’s a pair of return tickets to New York via @singaporeair so what are you waiting for! . . . . . 📷: @chloetwl #thegreatchristmasvillage #christmaswithjas2018

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Step out of Ngee Ann City to experience one of the most gorgeous Christmas villages that you can find in Singapore this year! Decked out in dozens of fairy lights and equipped with a Venetian style carousel, you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported to a magical Winter wonderland.

Snap a shot perched on one of the horses, or opt to pose alongside any one of the brightly coloured children’s rides available. You can’t go wrong considering how photogenic the location is, really!

The Great Christmas Village:

Address: 391 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238873

Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 10am-9.30pm

2. Christmas Wonderland

There are opportunities abound to take a great #ootd shot over at Gardens By The Bay’s Christmas Wonderland this year.

With a gorgeous Luminarie Mirror Maze, Santa’s Grotto, and even a Blizzard Session where you’ll be able to experience ‘snow’, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to picking out the best possible spot!

A useful tip? Beat the crowds and arrive there a little early to scope out some spots in advance. Trust us, you’ll thank us once you see the crowds start flooding in around 8pm.

Christmas Wonderland: 

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953

Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 5am-2am

3. ION Orchard Cartier Ferris Wheel

With a beautiful blinged-out Cartier ferris wheel installation right by the entrance, ION Orchard is one of the must-visit spots when it comes to taking a Christmas-themed #ootd this year.

It doesn’t matter if you snap your shot in the day or at night — the result is stunning either way.

ION Orchard: 

Address: 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801

Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 10am-10pm

4. ION Orchard Pandora Christmas Tree

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How did you spend your Christmas Day? . Besides church and family, I spent my day running travel-related errands for a holiday trip tomorrow. Also, I went through all your comments in my giveaway posts and oh wow, I am EXTREMELY MOVED by some of your heartwarming well-wishes! ❤️ Many of you shared some pretty cute haircare hacks such as applying mayonnaise on hair as a hair treatment, or downward flipping your hair to look pretty in photos! 😂 Thank you all for your lovely suggestions on the content you'd like to see. Okay, more makeup tutorials and travel vlogs to come in 2018 ok! 😘❤️ . It's time for me to be off-the-grid a lil' and select the winners for giveaway! 🎄🎁 . 🎥: @fujifilmsg X-T20, 23mm f2.0. . #wiwtsg #christmasootd #christmassingapore #pandorasgxmas #pandorasg #clozette #ioninsider #styledbyfaithy

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This snow white Christmas tree from Pandora is so gorgeous, we can’t quite tear our eyes away! Plus, the all-white exterior means that your attire of choice is sure to stand out, no matter what you opt for.

We recommend jewel tones, to give off the extra festive vibes!

ION Orchard: 

Address: 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801

Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 10am-10pm

5. ArtScience Museum

You can’t go wrong with this classic ArtScience Museum shot right by the shimmering lights. Not only is it super festive, it works pretty well for a celebratory New Year shot, too! Talk about killing two birds with one stone, right?

If you’re looking for something a little more standout (and Christmas-esque), don’t worry — the ArtScience Museum has you covered. Head down to their FUTURE WORLD: Where Art Meets Science Exhibit, where there will be a special interactive sketch Christmas installation. How cute!

ArtScience Museum: 

Address: 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974

Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 10am-7pm

6. Poinsetta Wishes Featuring Disney Tsum Tsum

Tsum Tsum lovers, rejoice! This holiday season, you’ll be able to have a very Tsum Tsum Christmas over at Gardens By The Bay’s Flower Dome. Expect fairy lights, adorable Tsum Tsum themed decor, and the tallest live Christmas tree filled with all our favourite Disney characters.

Photo opportunities along popular winter favourites such as Olaf, Elsa, and Anna are said to be available, so be sure to hunt them down if you’re looking to bust out that Frozen pun for the ‘gram.

Poinsetta Wishes Featuring Disney Tsum Tsum:

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953

Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 5am-2am

7. Hullabaloo Christmas

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Vacayyy vibes mode on~ Anyone else in need of a holiday now? From now till 25 December, keep an eye out for an instagrammable colourful Hullabaloo urban pool pit here at Tanjong Pagar Centre 💕 In addition to the beautiful TPC IG worthy shots that you'll be able to snap, including this foam pit design by a local artist who draw inspiration from the colourful drawings by his autistic sister, TPC has rolled out a curated line up of activities at the Urban Park & encourage work life balance and for you to bring your family and kids to enjoy what the place has to offer! Also, during this period, KIDS DINE FOR FREE WITH EVERY PAYING ADULT AT SELECTED OUTLETS!! Super good deal! Thanks #AsiaPRWerkz for extending the invite to witness this before it gets really crowded!

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A tropical-themed Christmas?! Well, it does seem reasonable considering we live in hot and humid Singapore. If you’re looking for something that stands out from the plethora of green and red Christmas decor, head on over to Tanjong Pagar Centre instead.

From brightly coloured play spaces to adorable summer-themed floats, you’re sure to stand out amongst the other Christmas offerings on your feed. Or, you can always don a cute Santa hat to add a subtle touch of festive to the shot!

Hullabaloo Christmas: 

Address: #31, 1 Wallich St, 01 Guoco Tower, 078881

Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 10am-10pm

8. Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

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I want to win alllll the minions 😍😛

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The annual carnival held by Prudential has gotten bigger, brighter and a lot flashier this year. Snap a photo back-lit against all the carnival rides, or maybe along the flashing lights of the game stalls.

With over 50 rides and games available in a single space, we guarantee that you’d be entertained for hours on end. Well, after you’ve gotten the perfect snap for your Instagram feed, of course!

Prudential Marina Bay Carnival: 

Address: 12A Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018970

Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 4pm-11pm

9. Gateway To Space

To the stars and beyond! Junction 8 is all decked out in a space theme this Christmas, with a beautiful starlit path (pictured above) that is prime fodder for some great Instagram shots.

There is a intergalatic VR ride to try out as well— apparently, it spins you 360°, which could make for a interesting photo as well if your photographer is nimble enough. Cool!

Gateway To Space: 

Address: 9 Bishan Pl, Singapore 579837

Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 10am-10pm

10. A Wizarding World Holiday at Changi

Is this real life?! Nope, you don’t have to travel all the way to Orlando to experience the Wizarding World of Harry Potter anymore! Don the familiar Hogwarts robes, grab yourself a wand, and pose at these amazing photo spots located at Changi Airport.

(Psst! We recommend taking a shot by the iconic Hogwarts Express first. This spot can get pretty crowded quickly, so swoop in fast!)

A Wizarding World Holiday at Changi:

Address: 65 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819663

Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 24 hours

11. Disney Magical Moments

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, we’re sure you’ve noticed the adorable Disney themed installations and lights scattered along Orchard Road.

For something a little more subtle, take a shot by the beautifully lit up Mickey ornaments. If you’re thinking of something more in your face, head over to the installations instead to pose by a smiling Mickey or his various other (familiar) friends.

Disney Magical Moments:

Address: Orchard Road

Opening hours: —

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