Leap Into the New Year at the Chinatown Chinese New Year Festival

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Leap into the Year of the Rabbit at the the Chinatown Chinese New Year Festival! 


Venue: Chinatown
Dates: 3 Jan - 19 Feb 2023
Admission: Free

The Chinatown Chinese New Year Festival returns to Chinatown with a street light-up, food and festive fairs, and weekly stage shows, as well as a countdown party too! 

Street Light-up

The official street light-up will take place at Kreta Ayer Square on 3 Jan 2023 at 7pm and will be switched on nightly till 19 Feb in New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street, South Bridge Road and, for the first time, Upper Cross Street from 7pm to 12 am nightly. 

Festive Fair and More

To welcome the Year of the Rabbit, the Chinatown Festive Fair will also run from 1 to 21 Jan, 6 pm to 10 pm nightly at Pagoda Street, Smith Street, Sago Street, Temple Street and Trengganu Street  with a Chinatown Food Fair happening at the same period in Smith Street. 

There will also be a Trade Fair from 23 Dec 2022 till 21 Jan 2023 in-front of the People's Park Complex

Countdown Party and Activities

Chinatown will be welcoming the Chinese New Year with a countdown party at Kreta Ayer Square on 21 Jan, from 10.30 pm as well as stage shows on 7, 8, 14 and 15 Jan from 7 pm to 9 pm. 

Families can also expect festive-themed weekend workshops, including a hongbao lantern-making workshop on 7 Jan, at the Chinatown Visitor Centre.



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Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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