It’s always a thrill for the little ones to see their favourite television and toy characters come to life, whether it is in an entertaining performance or at a meet and greet photo session.
Luckily for us in Singapore, our shopping malls share the same thoughts and every year-end period, there are always many public shows and photo sessions for children to look forward to. Don’t miss out or you’ll have to wait a whole year for the chance to see them again.
Here’s a round up of where you can take your little ones to meet their favourite characters this year.
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Sesame Street Live! Show with Meet & Greet
Your favourite Sesame Street characters like Elmo, Cookie Monster and Grover, boogie on the stage to catchy tunes in a show that will get everyone dancing. To attend the Meet & Greet session, redeem a photo pass an hour before the start of the session with S$30 spent in a receipt.
When: Daily, 1pm & 7pm, with an additional show at 4pm from Friday to Sunday, now till 12 Dec 2016
Where: nex, Atrium, Level 1
Barbie Dreamtopia Live Show with Meet & Greet
Let Barbie and her youngest sister Chelsea bring you into the magical world of Dreamtopia where they swim through rainbow rivers and fly through cotton candy clouds with fairies in the Live shows at Great World City. To attend the Meet & Greet session, redeem a photo pass 30 minutes before the start of the session with S$30 spent in a receipt. Children can also participate in a host of other Dreamtopia activities such as a tea party and kids’ makeovers.
When: Daily, 1pm & 7pm, except Mondays, now till 11 Dec 2016
Where: Great World City, Atrium, Level 1
Pokemon at Changi
The character that swept the nation into a swiping and throwing pokeball frenzy has now taken over Changi Airport. Little ones who adore Pikachu can now see him in person and bring home a souvenir photo to boot. There are also a myriad of other Pokemon at Changi (pokemonatchangi.com) activities such as donning a Pikachu festive look with the Narikiri face painting machine, and hunting down pokemon on the Poke Trail.
Pikachu Meet and Greet
When: Every Saturday and Sunday at 6pm & 8pm, now till 1 Jan 2017
Where: Changi Airport Terminal 3 Departure Hall, near Check-in Row 11
Pororo & Friends Live Show with Meet & Greet
Everyone’s favourite blue penguin and his buddies will be entertaining families with their musical numbers and making the day of mini-fans everywhere with a special photo opportunity. Be there early as limited free photo passes will be given out at 12.30pm.
When: Every Saturday and Sunday at 1pm, now till 25 Dec 2016 (except 10 & 11 Dec)
Where: Wild Wild Wet, Downtown East
Robocar Poli Meet & Greet
The characters from the rescue team that saves the day every single time come to Ngee Ann City to meet little ones as part of Takashimaya’s Christmas Funtasy. There’s also a DBS Cardholders Exclusive Show on 7 Dec at 1pm.
When: Daily, 1pm, 4pm & 6pm, now till 12 Dec 2016
Where: Ngee Ann City, Atrium, B2
Nick Jr — A Present for Santa Live Show with Meet & Greet
All your little ones favourite Nick Jr. characters such as Dora and Boots, and PAW Patrol’s Chase and Marshall comes together for a Christmas adventure to deliver a present to Santa. And they’ll hang around after their show to meet their mini fans. To attend the Meet & Greet session, redeem a photo pass an hour before the start of the session with S$50 spent in a receipt. The family can also head to the wonderland at the city green to experience Nick Jr. games and activities.
When: Tuesday to Friday, 2pm & 7pm, Saturday and Sunday, 1pm, 4pm and 7pm, now till 18 Dec 2016
*For detailed Meet & Greet timings, please click here.
Where: City Square Mall
Pony Magical City Meet & Greet
Fans of My Little Pony will be thrilled to meet Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, Twilight Sparkle and her assistant Spike at Suntec City. To attend the Meet & Greet session and photo opportunity, a minimum of S$80 spend in a receipt is required.
When: Tuesday to Sunday, 1pm & 7pm, with an additional show at 4pm on Saturday and Sunday, now till 18 Dec 2016
Where: Suntec City, North Atrium
Peppa Pig, Peppa’s Big Adventure Live Show with Meet & Greet
Join Peppa, George, Mummy and Daddy Pig on a fun-filled holiday adventure before your little ones get to meet them up close and person. A S$50 minimum spend is required to redeem a meet and greet spot.
When: Monday to Friday, 1pm & 6pm, Saturday and Sunday 12.30pm, 3.30pm & 6pm. 9 to 18 Dec 2016 (except 14 Dec)
Care Bear Live Musical Show
Dance alongside Funshine Bear, Cheer Bear, and Grumpy Bear as they show off their musical talents to young and old. And if that’s not enough Care Bear fun for your kids, join the Care Bear Workshops where little ones can create their own Christmas ornament, bookmark and glitter tattoo, with a minimum spend of $20.
When: Daily, 1pm, 4pm & 7pm, now till 13 Dec 2016 (except 12 Dec)
Where: Bedok Mall, Atrium, B2
Moomin pop up store
The loveable white hippopotamus-like creatures have set up home in Singapore in the form of a pop-up store. Shop for exclusive Moomin merchandise and feast on treats at the Moomin snack bar.
When: Now till 26 Dec 2016
Where: Parkway Parade, Basement outdoor plaza