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Revel in festive cheer at the mall’s largest outdoor skating rink!

Singapore, December 2018 – For the first time ever, shoppers will have a chance to enjoy skating under the night sky at VivoCity’s outdoor Plaza when it unveils a spectacular outdoor skating rink measuring 350sqm commencing from 7 – 25 December 2018! In conjunction with the mall’s Christmas celebrations, the 35m by 10m synthetic skating rink will be one of Singapore’s largest and will also feature a self-serve online ticketing system where participants can pre-book their skate sessions early to avoid disappointment!

Singapore’s Largest Outdoor Skating Rink at VivoCity Outdoor Plaza 

“We’re really excited to bring this outdoor skating experience to our shoppers this Christmas at VivoCity! Shoppers can skate around a beautifully decorated 8m Christmas tree with specially curated playlists featuring a different theme every night,” says Gwen Au, Vice-President for Marketing Communications, Mapletree Commercial Property Management. “This skating experience is part of VivoCity’s inaugural year-end iconic event “Viesta!” which we will reprise with a different theme every year. This year, “Viesta! The New York Edition 2018” takes shoppers on a year-end celebration inspired by the Big Apple, reminiscent of the sights and sounds found in Central Park and Rockefeller Center.”

Skating Under The Moonlight

The outdoor skating rink at VivoCity will commence operations from 7 December until 25 December, those who are interested to participate can choose their preferred skating sessions and purchase tickets from or through the Peatix app from now till 25 December. Viewing gallery tickets are available for purchase separately for accompanying friends and family who do not wish to skate.

“We have also prepared a little Christmas cheer for each of our VivoCity Kids Club members during this event,” says Gwen. “Each member is entitled to a free skating session when they register at any of our Customers Service Counters from now till the end of the event.” Skate sessions are limited and processed on a first-come-first-served basis, for more information on the VivoCity Kids Club special offer, please visit

More information on the event can be found at    

VivoCity Presents <Viesta! The New York Edition 2018> – Skate Under The Moonlight
7 Dec – 25 Dec 2018
VivoCity, Outdoor Plaza, Level 1
Mon-Thu                                  : 4:30pm – 10pm
Fri-Sun, eve of and PH           : 4:30pm – 11pm (till 1am on the night of 21 Dec)

Inspired by New York’s iconic skating rink at the Rockefeller Centre, VivoCity brings to you our first ever synthetic skating rink at the Outdoor Plaza this Christmas! Skate your way, hand in hand, on the 35m by 10m rink that will be decked out in festive decorations complete with an 8m Christmas tree, setting up the perfect backdrop for the gram!

Jive to Christmas tunes and immerse yourself in this one-of-a-kind outdoor experience that is sure to delight holiday revellers. While you are enjoying the fantastic holiday ambience, don’t forget to capture precious moments with your loved ones under the canopy of lights and hashtag #viestaskating #vivoskating!

Skate Around a 8m-tall Christmas tree!

Themed Skate Nights From 7pm Daily
Put on your skates and groove to specially curated theme nights happening from 7pm daily! Whether it’s top hits or the latest Kpop tunes, you can be sure to bring your friends and family down to have a jolly good time!

  • Movie Mondays
  • Kpop Tuesdays
  • Mambo Wednesdays
  • Throwback Thursdays
  • Top Hits Fridays
  • Electro Saturdays
  • Popping Sundays

Ready, Get-Skate, Go!

Skate With Santa!
What is Christmas without Santa Claus and his friends? Skate alongside Santa, Santarinas and his elves on 24 and 25 December as they spread the Christmas joy and sweet treats at the rink! Don’t be shy to say hi and wish them a Merry Christmas!

Daily Session Timings

Sessions Timing
Start End
Session 1 4:30pm 5:00pm
Session 2 5:10pm 5:40pm
Session 3 5:50pm 6:20pm
Session 4 6:30pm 7:00pm
Session 5 7:10pm 7:40pm
Session 6 7:50pm 8:20pm
Session 7 8:30pm 9:00pm
Session 8 9:10pm 9:40pm
Session 9 9:50pm 10:20pm
Session 10 10:30pm 11:00pm

! Extended Hours till 1am on the night of 21 Dec !

Sessions Timing
Start End
Session 11 11:10pm 11:40pm
Session 12 11:50pm 12:20am
Session 13 12:30am 1:00am

For one night only! Our skating rink will stay open till 1am in conjunction with the Late Night Shopping frenzy going on in the mall. Bring your BFF or significant other for the best shopping deals in town and also enjoy a skate-night out!

Admission Charges

Fee Type Off-Peak

Mon – Thu: 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Mon – Thu: 6:30pm – 10pmFri – Sun, eve of and PH: 4:30pm – 11pm

(Age 3 and above)

Includes skates and socks

$12 per 30 min session $14 per 30 min session
Viewing Gallery Pass $2 per pass

*Children under three must be accompanied at all times. Skate sizes are limited and on a first-come-first-served basis. Other conditions apply.

How to Purchase Tickets

We know you are all excited and tickets for skating sessions are made available to the public for online purchase from now till 25 December 2018 at

Find out more at    

VivoCity Kids Club Member Exclusive
Christmas comes early for VivoCity Kids Club members! Enjoy a complimentary session* on us by simply visiting any Customer Service Counter with your membership card to book your session from now till 25 December 2018.

*Limited spaces available per session per day, redemption is on a first-come-first-served basis.


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About VivoCity
With over 1 million square feet of lettable floor space attracting a diverse mix of over 300 retailers, large event spaces, including an outdoor amphitheatre, a 20,000-square-feet open plaza and a 300 metres long waterfront Promenade, VivoCity is Singapore’s largest and most diverse retail and lifestyle destination designed by world-renowned architect Toyo Ito.  VivoCity is a Mapletree Commercial Trust property.

About Mapletree Commercial Trust
MCT is a Singapore-focused REIT that invests on a long-term basis, directly or indirectly, in a diversified portfolio of income-producing real estate used primarily for office and/or retail purposes, whether wholly or partially, as well as real estate related assets. MCT’s portfolio comprises of VivoCity, Mapletree Business City I, PSA Building, Mapletree Anson, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch HarbourFront. These five assets have a total Net Lettable Area (“NLA”) of 3.8 million square feet valued at S$6.682 billion as at 31 March 2018.