Navigate the circuit of Christmas markets with this handy guide.
GODDESS PURRZAAR MARKET
Expect over 34 vendors at this multidimensional pop-up retail experience.
Head to the second floor, where cat lovers can lap up the Purrzaar market, brimming with cat-inspired works of art and wares; pet accessories and dietary needs; handmade jewellery and crafts; plus gourmet granola, nut butters and Asian brews - all from local food purveyors, designers and artists.
On the eighth floor, Goddess Marketplace has lined up a range of spiritual tools such as crystals, healing oils, sage and incense, as well as intuitive and artistic attunement classes, tarot and akashic readings.
Dec 14, 11am-6pm, Kilo, 66 Kampong Bugis, Level 2 and 8 (near Lavender MRT Station)
A NAIISE CHRISTMAS POP-UP STORE
Look forward to fresh menus headlined by The Cajun Kings, Park Bench Deli, Morsels, Burnt Ends, Artichoke and Kith Cafe at online retailer Naiise's pop-up event.
Coffee, artisanal foods and smaller food items will also be available throughout the week.
The outlet features design products from more than 150 independent designers from Singapore and around the world, making it a great spot for Christmas shopping.
Exclusive products and services include festive blooms, vinyl records and turntables, vintage home accessories, do-it-yourself wrapping stations and weekend workshops for everyone.
Now till Dec 24, 12-7pm, 72-74 Dunlop Street
OC CHRISTMAS MARKETPLACE
Christmas is synonymous with good food, and the intimate market at Orchard Central has a strong gastronomy focus, featuring stalls by gourmet food emporium Dean & DeLuca, home-grown baked goods specialist The Bakery Chef and local artisanal food-maker The Hunters' Kitchenette. You can also pick out gifts and trims from Iggy's Crafts, TotallyHotStuff and Gaya Alegria.
Now till Dec 26, Orchard Central, Discovery Walk (Level 1)
ARTISAN POP UP CHRISTMAS MARKET
Fit in a shopping expedition before drinks and dinner by the river at Clarke Quay's annual Christmas market.
In collaboration with flea-market organiser For Flea Sake, which specialises in events for the youth, the market features unique and irresistible gift ideas perfect for your loved ones this holiday season.
Friday and Saturday, 5-11pm, Central Fountain Square
DREAM CHRISTMAS MARKET
Prep your belly for festive feasting with roasts and pizzas by Gastrogig, cakes by Maple & Market, desserts by Matt's The Chocolate Shop, gourmet nougat by 3 Bites Full and tipple by The Altimate Bar.
Later, pick out one-of-a-kind gifts from Shop Wonderland, The Indiana Supply Company and Sally's Room.
Besides the wide range of gastronomical delights and great buys, shoppers can snap up designer furniture and accessories at heavily marked-down prices.
Saturday and Sunday, 11am-7pm, Dream, 456 River Valley Road
This article by The Business Times was published in MyPaper, a free, bilingual newspaper published by Singapore Press Holdings.