A White Christmas with Hed Kandi Feat. Colin Airey (DJ) (UK)
The Ministry of Sound, Clarke Quay Entry: Before 10.30pm - $20 for men and women (both covers include one drink), $30 for men and women (both covers include one drink), after 10.30pm
Colin Airey may be new to the Hed Kandi label, but the UK beat-master has travelled and dazzled in places like Germany, Morocco, Dubai, Holland, Greece, Ireland and now Singapore. He is cited as the new face to look out for and his new project, Hydroponix, has already created a buzz among the world's top DJs.
Tabula at Balaclava
Balaclava, #01-01B, Suntec Singapore
If you prefer a more sedate celebration, head for Balaclava for some familiar tunes and Christmas goodies from local band Tabula. While you're at it, enjoy the cocktails that go at one-for-one from 11pm till the bar closes at 2am.
The Jewel Christmas
Musical Light Show and 'Snow' Show
The Jewel Box, Mount Faber
Entry: The basic ticket, which includes return cable car rides, is $16.90 for adults, and $8.50 for children. More details can be found at www.mountfaber.com.sg
See Asia's tallest Christmas tree - a glorious 60m beauty. There's also the Christmas Musical Light Show, which uses specially designed lighting, music and a live-show to bring the magic of Christmas to the hilltop, and the Snow Show where visitors get to walk along the wooden decks of Starry Night Fairyland amidst fluttering snowflakes. One lucky winner will even get to enjoy a sleigh ride if he wins an online bid. Finally, what better way to enjoy all these than with a glass of wine or a cocktail at the Hilltop Cottage Romance, where picturesque views of the harbour, city and Sentosa beckon.
Get Merry with Ferry - Zouk's Christmas Eve with Ferry Corsten (NED)
Zouk, 17 Jiak Kim Street
Entry: $33 (includes two drinks)
Ranked number eight on UK's DJ Mag's Top 100 DJ list for 2007, Ferry Corsten spends a tropical Christmas with you as he takes to the deck at Zouk. The Dutch trance-maestro is set to sprinkle some aural trance-dust in the ears of local clubbers and make their night a merry one.
Christmas cocktail: For the festive season, Zouk has dished out a whole host of drinks that will be available in Winebar. The list includes: Mojito ($16) - classic drink with mint leaves, fresh lime, rum and brown sugar, Passionista ($18) - fresh passionfruit, lime leaves and rum, Jaded ($16) - ice-blended with wheat grass, pandan Leaves, mint leaves, fresh lime, apple juice and vodka, Kyoto Killer ($16) - combination of Midori, vodka and sake Martini Favourites ($15) - lychee, plum, watermelon, apple.
Jonathan Ulysses (Space, Ibiza)
Attica/Attica Too, Clarke Quay
Entry: $28, includes one drink
One of the biggest names in house music, DJ Jonathan Ulysses (right) pumps things up at Attica Too for the yuletide season. With his successfully-acclaimed CD, In Bed With Space, and his stellar reputation for having a unique style, he spins an intoxicating mix of percussive beats with a funky twist. His ability to bring about pumping and uplifting music has always got his crowd hungry for more.
A Cosmopolitan Fairytale Christmas & NYE 2008@DXO
DXO, #01-13F, Esplanade Mall
Entry: $15 (includes one drink); or pay $38 for free flow of housepour drinks at The Nest (Level One) from 9pm to 1am
It's a magical Christmas as DXO transforms into a wonderland where fairies and giant beanstalks will bring out the child in you. The club is the perfect place to catch the fireworks at the Marina Bay area as it welcomes 2008.
Christmas cocktail: Lychee Vodka Tower It's a sweet deal at The Patio, the al fresco area outside DXO. Two litres of lychee vodka - a delicious blend of Smirnoff Vodka and smooth Lychee Monin - served in DXO's signature Towers cost $19.80. And if lychee is too feminine for you, go for the Vodka Explosion - using watermelon - instead.
31 Days of Christmas
All Harry's Bar outlets
If one night of revelry is not enough for you, check out the month-long celebrations at all the 25 outlets run by Harry's Holdings. A different promotion goes on every day at each bar so even if you pub-hop, you'll be getting something different on the same night. There's also the Harry's Christmas Stocking with all the premium Harry's merchandise, and the resident bands will be entertaining with Christmas carols and songs to add to the mood.
Christmas cocktail: Available in December, the Harry's Christmas cocktail is a mojito with Havana reserved dark rum, served in a special mint glass with custom-made Christmas stirrers.
Mumm Presents a Playboy
Christmas at Thumper Thumper, Goodwood Park Hotel
Entry: First drink charge (inclusive of a Christmas pack), free entry for those with dinner reservations
Santa Claus will definitely not be giving out presents here because Thumper is going to be naughty. What else do you expect when the Christmas eve party is called Playboy Christmas. Revellers will see pole dancers doing their thing on podiums, amidst sparkling mirror balls, festive decorations and plush red Christmas bows, and they are expected to join in the fun as guests will be provided with feather boas, bow ties and bunny ears. For the month of December, Mumm Champagne is available at the special price of $99++ per bottle.