33 Chinese New Year 2024 Events and Celebrations For Families To Enjoy In Singapore!



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Usher in the Year of the Dragon together with your family with this list of events and celebrations happening around Singapore!

Last updated: 23 Jan 2024

If you're in need of ideas for somewhere to go and something to do this Chinese New Year for your family, whether you're celebrating the festival or not, look no further, you've come to the right place! 

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1. Chingay at F1 Pit Building

Photo Credits: Chingay Parade SG Facebook page

Venue: F1 Pit Building
Dates: 23 & 24 Feb 2024, 8 pm
Admission: $60 / $50 / $40 / $28.50 / $20

At¬†Chingay Parade 2024, audiences will be busked in the captivating theme of ‚ÄúBlossom.‚ÄĚ The theme signifies the growth, transformation and flourishing of both individuals and communities and Chingay‚Äôs aspiration for like-minded people and partners to come together to blossom as one community.¬†

Families can expect the following highlights 

  • 230m Interactive Floor Projection: Being Singapore‚Äôs longest floor projection ever for a street parade, audiences can immerse in it as creative graphics and special visuals light up this beautiful Chingay Garden!

  • PAssionArts Street: Be sure to visit the art installations, make these your instagrammable spots and try your hands in the various art activities.

  • Chingay National Education (NE) ‚Äď Blossom ART-Venture: Explore the Chingay space, near/around the F1 Pit Building, which welcomes you with blossom-themed art installations made from recycled materials by the creative students from seven primary and secondary schools.

Tickets available now. Click here to buy tickets.

2. Chinatown Chinese New Year 2024 Light-up

 

Venue: Chinatown
Dates: 19 Jan 2024 (Official Light-up), 19 Jan - 9 Mar 2024 (Light-up)
Admission: Free

The yearly Chinatown Chinese New Year Light-up will definitely be something to look forward to! Street lights will light up the streets, New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street, South Bridge Road, and Upper Cross Street as we welcome the Year of the Dragon! 

The official light-up will happen on 19 Jan 2024. Stay tune to Chinatown Festivals for the latest updates! 

3. Chinatown Festive Fair and Activities

Get into the festive cheer by heading down to Chinatown to shop at the annual festive fairs as well as to get into the spirit of the Chinese New Year with exciting performances and to-dos! 

Festive Fair @ People's Park
Dates: 11 Jan - 9 Feb 2024, 10 am - 10 pm
Venue: Open Space in front of People's Park Complex

Festive Fair
Dates: 19 Jan - 9 Feb 2024, 10 am - 10 pm
Venue: Sago Street, Smith Street, Temple Street, Trengganu Street, Pagoda Street

Lion Dance Competition
Dates: 27 - 28 Jan 2024, 6pm
Venue: Kreta Ayer People's Theatre

Countdown Party
Dates: 9 Feb 2024, 10 pm
Venue: Kreta Ayer Square

Families may also be keen to take part in the Pineapple Plush Making Workshop (27 Jan, $60 per pax), or the PomPom Mandarin Orange Keychain Making Workshop (21 Jan, $39 per pax) happening as part of the celebrations! 

Stay tune to Chinatown Festivals for the latest updates! 

4. River Hongbao 2024

Venue: Gardens by the Bay
Dates: 8 - 17 Feb 2024
Admission: Free

Enjoy an enchanting Chinese New Year experience at Gardens by the Bay with the delightful mascots Xiaohe (śôďś≤≥) and Dragon 'Wei Long' (šľüťĺô) from River Hongbao!¬†Immerse yourself in the festive ambience featuring massive glowing lanterns, captivating stage performances and relish carnival games.¬†You can also explore the vibrant food street and traditional lantern riddles & trade booths, as well as a special exhibition showcasing the history and development of Chinese New Year markets in Singapore.

Adding to the festive celebration are virtual activities, including an online metaverse where you could get rewarded for collecting 8 ‚ÄúDragon Pearls‚ÄĚ scattered across the event space, a live Feng Shui show on Facebook, and online contests with prizes to be won.¬†¬†

5. Rhapsodies of Spring 2024 by the SSO

Venue: Singapore Chinese Orchestra, SCO Conference Hall
Dates: 26 - 27 Jan 2024, 7.30 pm
Admission: $20, $40, $60, $80

At Rhapsodies of Spring 2024, the Singapore Chinese Orchestra looks forward to soaring to new heights in the Year of the Dragon! To welcome the new year, SCO hopes to capture the spirit of the dragon with pieces such as Dragon, a classic that will be presented with a fresh new take, and Spring Returns SG, which will be infused with new musical elements. SCO has also invited Drum Feng and Taman Jurong CC Juboon Dragon & Lion Dance Troupe to be part of the festivities. Hosted by witty CAPITAL958 DJs, the concert is set to be a roaring success!

6. Dahlia Dreams 2024

Venue: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay
Dates: 19 Jan - 25 Feb 2024
Admission: Tickets to Flower Dome applies (check ticket pricing here) 

In the Year of the Dragon, Dahlia Dreams ‚Äď Gardens by the Bay‚Äôs annual Chinese New Year floral display ‚Äď comes to life with a grand centrepiece: a close to 7m-tall dragon that stretches over 15m in length, rising majestically amidst more than a thousand dahlias of varied shapes, sizes and colours. Part of the dragon‚Äôs scales are adorned with¬†both cut and preserved flowers in striking yellow and red, which were painstakingly arranged by hand.

Complementing this showstopper are four colourful dragon lantern sets, each symbolising the elements of metal, water, fire, and earth. To usher in positivity for all visitors,¬†the floral display also features a scene that interprets the Chinese saying ťĪľŤ∑Éťĺôťó®, which translates into ‚Äúcarps leap over the dragon gate‚ÄĚ, a metaphor for courage and the pursuit of greatness. Further enhancing the dragon theme is a towering dragon sculpture made out of hardwood and recycled steel, a creation of British-born sculptor James Doran-Webb. This masterful artwork is the newest addition to his zodiac character series in Flower Dome.

7. Wan Qing Festival of Spring 2024

Venue: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Dates: 16 Jan - 25 Feb 2024 
Admission: Free with tickets activities

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall with Wan Qing Festival of Spring 2024! Head down to the cultural centre for a spirited weekend as we celebrate the spring festival with an exciting line-up of programmes and activities, suitable for all ages.

Expect family-friendly offerings such as lion dance and festive drumming workshops, temple tours and heritage trails, storytelling, craft activities for the little ones, and more! Finally, capture your Lunar New Year OOTDs at the ginormous lawn installation! 

8. Museum Roundtable Lunar New Year Hongbao 2024 Campaign

Venue: Participating Museums island-wide
Dates: 12 Jan - 9 Feb 2024
Admission: Free

The¬†Museum Roundtable Lunar New Year Hongbao Campaign¬†returns for its 10th iteration¬†this year ‚ÄĒ this time featuring a cute and versatile Dragon uniquely designed for each of the¬†43 participating museums, heritage institutions and galleries.¬†

From 12 January to 9 February 2024, members of the public will be able to visit these participating museums, heritage institutions and galleries, and collect a set of eight pieces of red packets of that particular museum’s design. Collectors can also look forward to buying a limited-edition Collector’s Box Set featuring all 43 red packet designs. 

There will be a chance to win the Collector‚Äôs Box Set or a full set of red packets of all 43¬†Dragon designs through online giveaways hosted on the¬†‚ÄėI Love Museums‚Äô Facebook.

9. Usher in the Year of the Dragon with LEGO at Suntec City

Venue: Suntec City Atrium (Tower 1 & 2)
Dates: 18 Jan - 25 Feb 2024
Admission: Free

LEGO is inviting families to usher in the Year of the Dragon by building lasting memories and with quality family playtime at Suntec City this festive season.

From 18 January to 25 February, families can head down to Suntec City to participate in an exciting quest for wisdom, enjoy exclusive promotions as they forge endearing memories. 

Each quest seeker will receive a quest pack upon registration to navigate their adventure onsite. Families will be tasked to complete the three adventure stations to find missing golden orbs for our longevity dragon. From collecting lucky bubbles, to building a LEGO bridge to overcome obstacles, and writing Happy Lunar Wishes, each completed activity will earn the participant a ‚ÄúPearl of Wisdom‚ÄĚ stamp. Upon collecting three stamps, little quest seekers will receive an exclusive mini LEGO Pineapple build, while the adult seekers will receive a special voucher that can be utilised onsite, while stocks last.¬†

Participants can look forward to hidden gold coins onsite to stand a chance to win LEGO sets too, or post a photo on their social media for a customised print-out to capture the festive moment. On some weekends, they can witness a spectacular LEGO-esque dragon and lion dance featuring LEGO-built festive elements (20 & 27 January and 3 February 2024, 2:30pm ‚Äď 2:40pm). Additionally, the LEGO mascot will make special appearances (17 & 18 February and 24 & 25 February 2024, 2pm ‚Äď 5:30pm) to distribute limited edition LEGO Lunar New Year Red Packets with a minifigure.

10. Drop by the Istana for the Lunar New Year Open House

Venue: Istana
Date: TBC
Admission: Free for Singaporeans and PR

The annual Lunar New Year Istana Open House has not been announced yet, but we sure are looking forward to sharing more once it is available! As always, we expect that there will be performances and activities for families to visit and spend a day on the grounds of the Istana. 

11. Lion Dance and Craft Workshop at IKEA

IKEA is one of our favourite places to visit with the family and they have prepared some exciting Chinese New Year activities for families to celebrate with them too! Usher in the Year of Dragon with traditional lion dance and blessings for a prosperous year!

Lion Dance Performances

  • IKEA Tampines: 18 February, 11.00am
  • IKEA Alexandra: 18 February, 11.00am
  • IKEA Jurong: 18 February, 3.00pm

Zesty Creations

Dates: 20 Jan - 4 Feb (Sat and Sun only), 12.00pm - 8.00pm

Visit the self-helped fun day out booth and create mandarin orange origami to celebrate the Lunar New Year! Happening at IKEA Tampines, Alexandra and Jurong, while stocks last. 

Lunar Delights

Come and taste the delicious New Year cookies from Swedish Food Market! Only on 27 January, 2.00pm - 4.00pm.

ťĺô (Long)-est puppet making

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with a fun and creative workshop to craft a Chinese dragon puppet! Open to children aged 5 to 12 years old. While stocks last.

  • IKEA Tampines: 3 Feb, 1 pm - 5 pm
  • IKEA Alexandra: 4 Feb, 2 pm - 6 pm
  • IKEA Jurong: 3 Feb, 2 pm - 6 pm

12. Tales of Joyful Reunion at CapitaLand Malls 

Venue: across various CapitaLand Malls
Date: 
now to 24 Feb 2024

From now till 24 February 2024, experience the Tales of Joyful Reunion at CapitaLand Malls, with refreshed POP MART installations located across the island. As part of the new year festivities, shoppers can look forward to witnessing the mythical dragon come to life with Tell Your Children’s Dance of The Dragon - An Animated Light Art Installation as well as exciting retail experiences which include festive pop-up stores that feature collectible figurines and themed merchandise, and exclusive shopping rewards.

The Dance of the Dragon is An Animated Light Art Installation presenting a playful and modern interpretation of the traditional mythical dragon from the Chinese zodiac. The 8-metre-wide intricately sculptured dragon transforms to life with animated colour-chasing LED lights that harmonise with its poetic movements. The dragon also dances to the rhythm of the music, creating a visually electrifying spectacle.

13. Marina Square's Dragon’s Beard Candy Making Workshops

Leap into the Lunar Year of the Dragon as Marina Square kickstarts the Chinese New Year celebrations on 6 January 2024 with prosperous rewards, auspicious activities and traditional performances. Eat, play, shop and soak in the Lunar New Year festivities all under one roof at Marina Square.  

Enjoy a plethora of activities specially curated for the festive celebration. Families can grab the rare opportunity to sign up for the Dragon’s Beard Candy making workshop and witness the award-winning lion dance troupe taking centerstage with breathtaking performances.  

14. Spectacular Lunar New Year Celebrations 2024 at Universal Studios Singapore

Venue: Universal Studios Singapore
Dates: 27 Jan - 25 Feb 2024
Admission: Included in USS admission (Check tickets here)

Soar into fun this Lunar New Year as Universal Studios Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa gears up the festivities to welcome the Year of the Dragon. From 27 January to 25 February 2024, guests of all ages can look forward to a series of exciting experiences, including all-new live shows featuring DreamWorks Animation’s Po and Master Tigress from Kung Fu Panda, a captivating lantern display and meet and greets with beloved characters.

15. Stand a Chance to Win a Car at Lendlease Malls

Venue: 313@somerset, Jem, Parkway Parade and Paya Lebar Quarter
Dates: 12 Jan - 24 Feb 2024

Usher in a roaring Lunar New Year with a chance to win a sleek Nissan LEAF or set sail on a high-seas adventure on Resorts World Cruises to Phuket or Kuala Lumpur and Penang when you spend at 313@somerset, Jem, Parkway Parade and Paya Lebar Quarter!

For every $68 nett spend, Lendlease Plus Members can boost their chances to win a fabulous holiday cruise or a ride of your lifetime this Lunar New Year. Premium members enjoy double chances!

That's not all! Families can also welcome good fortune with the champion of the Genting World Lion Dance Championship 2023, Yiwei Athletic Association on the following dates!

  • 313 Somerset: 14 Feb, 11 am
  • Jem: 15 Feb, 11 am
  • Paya Lebar Quarter: 16 Feb, 11 am
  • Parkway Parade: 16 Feb, 3 pm

The God of Fortune will also be roving around Jem and Parkway Parade on selected days too! 

16.¬†Celebrate Chinese New Year the SINGAPOšļļ Way

Venue: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre
Dates: 26 - 28 Jan 2024
Admission: Free

Soak in the Chinese New Year vibes and celebrate SINGAPOšļļ culture at the upcoming CNY Family FUN co-organised by¬†Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) and Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO).

Families can expect 12 interactive activities encouraging families to engage in CNY traditions across the SCCC and Singapore Conference Hall! Expect games, performances, workshops and craft activities designed for families and suitable for all ages at CNY Family FUN. Highlights include a thrilling puzzle hunt, opera performances and indulging in traditional snacks from various dialect groups.

17. Lion Dance Performance @ the National Museum of Singapore

Venue: National Museum of Singapore, main entrance
Dates: 18 Feb 2024
Admission: Free

Usher in the Year of the Dragon with us at the National Museum of Singapore, with an exciting lion dance performance presented by Kong Chow Wui Koon, one of the oldest Chinese clan associations in Singapore. 

In celebration of this festive season, admission to our galleries will be free for all visitors from 10 to 12 February. Don’t miss the opportunity to catch the museum’s latest special exhibition, Plastic: Remaking Our World which opens on 27 January, and the Now Boarding exhibition before it closes in end February!

18. NEX Celebrates the Blossoming of New Beginnings with Lunar New Year Festivities

Venue: NEX
Dates: 12 Jan - 9 Feb 2024
Admission: Free

Step into a new year of prosperity as NEX soars in the Year of the Dragon with a festive extravaganza from January 12 to February 9. Shoppers can look forward to a Lunar New Year Fair by BHG, traditional performances, and an array of shopper rewards. Get ready to step into the new year with bliss and a sense of renewal with the whole family at NEX!

Usher in good fortune for the new year with various traditional Lunar New Year performances happening at NEX. From February 2 to 4 at 5pm, meet the roving God of Fortune making an auspicious appearance. Don’t miss the opportunity to shake hands and snap a photo of the God of Fortune as a cherished memory. 

This is followed by ‚ÄúPluck The Green‚ÄĚ lion dance performance on February 15, 12pm, at the atrium. Be entertained by the playful lions and potentially catch four lucky numbers.¬†

19. Soar into longevity at Resorts World Sentosa this Lunar New Year

Venue: Resorts World Sentosa
Dates: 23 Jan - end Feb 2024
Admission: Free

Bask in the spirit of spring with an exhilarating Starlit Dragon Spectacular (ťĺôŤÖĺÁāꍹě) live performance. Featuring a majestic 88 metres LED Dragon, this captivating Lunar New Year show is set under a starry night sky to welcome the Year of the Dragon ahead. The free public show commences with a thrilling performance by five drummers symbolising the five elements in the world (ie. Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Spirit).¬†

A soloist gracefully navigates the crowd recounts his narrative, accompanied by captivating dancers. The 88m LED dragon then makes its hugely anticipated appearance and blesses the crowd. Set at the Lake of Dreams (śĘ¶šĻčśĻĖ) of Level One at the Forum (Á¶ŹŚĽä), the event is scheduled on 10 to 13 February as well as 16 to 18 February 2024 at 7.30pm and 8.30pm. Guests can look out for the God of Fortune on these dates too making special appearances as a pre-show item.

From 23 January till before end February 2024, visitors can capture the picture-perfect and Insta-worthy moments for free at AVE8‚Äôs Wealth of Dragons (šľ∂ťĺôťóĻŚźćŤÉú) whilst admiring the mesmerising and colourful five metres tall Dragon specially installed, accompanied by eight adorable mini Dragons. In addition, visitors can take a peek of their year‚Äôs fortunes at the free public displays in the Zodiac Gardens located at AVE8 and Level Basement One of the Forum at RWS.

20. World Farm Celebrates the Year of the Dragon with Exciting Chinese New Year Festivities

Venue: 2 Jurong Gateway Road #01-01, Jurong Play Grounds, Singapore 608512
Dates: 13 Jan - 8 Feb 2024
Admission: Free

World Farm, the premier garden centre in Singapore, is delighted to announce its grand Chinese New Year celebration starting from January 13th, 2024, until the eve of Chinese New Year. The garden centres in Tengah and Jurong are set to come alive with vibrant decorations, special offers, and engaging activities for the whole family.

21. City Square Mall celebrates Chinese New Year with an Abundance of Rewards

Venue: City Square Mall
Dates: Various Dates
Admission: Free

City Square Mall is delighted to announce a captivating Chinese New Year celebration to usher in the auspicious Year of the Dragon with a lineup of spellbinding activities and performances for the whole family! 

Snatch up incredible $8 Huat Deals this Chinese New Year at 8 merchants across City Square Mall. From 19 to 31 January 2024, check out these must-grab flash deals ‚Äď pick from food to pet food, hair treatment and even massage pillows!

On the 7th day of the Lunar New Year, celebrate Ren Ri with an auspicious Lion and Dragon Dance performance at City Square Mall’s Level 1 City Green Park! Happening on 16 February at 1pm, the Lions will be prancing through the New World Gate to welcome and greet shoppers. Marvel at the high pole performances and captivating acrobatics that come together to herald the arrival of the new year. The rhythmic and coordinated movements of the lion and dragon are not only entertaining but also deeply rooted in Chinese folklore, representing the triumph of good over evil and ushering in positive energy for the coming year. 

22. Blossom in Abundance with Jurong Point

Venue: Jurong Point
Dates: 5 Jan - 25 Feb 2024
Admission: Free

Jurong Point's Chinese New Year campaign for 2024 is all about celebrating bountifulness and riches. From lovely fortune bags that promise great value for money, enthralling performances by a hip hop God of Fortune, as well as lion and dragon dance performers to a CNY goodie fair, there is much to discover at Jurong Point this season. 

Soak up the merry vibes with our God of Fortune with a modern twist! The familiar God of Fortune gets a hip hop-style revamp and will make special appearances over five weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) from 20 January to 18 February, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm. He will roam about the mall, blessing every shopper with good luck, happiness and success.

Drumming up the excitement also are our Lion Dance and Dragon Dance troupes, who are slated to take centre stage on 16 and 17 February, 2.30pm at Jurong Point 1 Centre Stage,
Level 1

23. LED Dragon Dance Performance and More at AMK Hub

AMK Hub invites families to experience a joyful Chinese New Year with exciting festive performances, including a LED Dragon Dance Performance, High Poles Lion Dance Performance and more! 

God of Fortune Blessing

  • 27 & 28 Jan , 12pm & 2pm
  • 3 & 4 Feb , 3pm
  • 17 & 18 Feb, 12pm & 2pm

Lion Dance Performance

  • B1 Atrium, 16 Feb, 5.58pm

High Poles Lion Dance Performance 

  • Main Entrance, 16 & 17 Feb, 6.38pm

LED Dragon Dance Performance

  • Main Entrance, 16 & 17 Feb, 7.18pm

24. Strike a Pose at the CNY Installations at Changi Airport and Jewel

Be mesmerised by the dragon-themed horticultural displays peppered across all of Changi’s four terminals from 17 January. Celebrating the Year of the Wood Dragon, the installations aim to capture the majesty and vibrance of the noble mythical creature. Keep your eyes peeled especially for the intricate driftwood dragons at the departure hall of T2’s public and T3’s transit areas. 

At Jewel Changi Airport, celebrate the vibrant spirit of the Lunar New Year with its dazzling display of festive blooms. Enveloping the iconic HSBC Rain Vortex, as well as at the Petal Garden, visitors can expect to see blossoming flowers of various hues. The Source Pool at Canopy Park will also house an adorable animated dragon family display. Interact with them and capture your photos with the colourful display!  

For families looking for a spot to wind down after a day of visiting, head to Jewel for the Lion Dance and LED Dragon Dance performances, and enchanting Light & Sound Shows (8pm). Available daily at the Shiseido Forest Valley from 9 to 12 February. 

  • Lion Dance performance: 9-10 February: 3.38pm, 11-12 February: 12.38pm
  • LED Dragon Dance performance: 9-12 February: 7.38pm

25. Cute Giant Lanterns at VivoCity 

Venue: VivoCity, Outdoor Plaza, Level 1
Dates: 18 Jan - 24 Feb 2024
Admission: Free

Step into the garden of fortune at VivoCity’s Outdoor Plaza, where visitors will be greeted by a majestic 6-metre tall prosperity dragon, symbolising wealth and good fortune. Snap insta-worthy moments in the festive atmosphere and find out your fortunes for the year ahead at the zodiac reading boards.

That's not all! Be enthralled by a suite of roving entertainment in the weekends leading up to Chinese New Year, from hallmark dragon dances to receiving bundles of blessings from roving Fu Lu Shou and God of Fortune mascots.

  • Fu Lu Shou On-The-Go: 20, 27 Jan & 3 Feb (Saturdays), 3pm - 4pm & 5pm - 6pm¬†
  • Celebration of Wealth with God of Fortune: 21, 28 Jan & 4 Feb (Sundays), 3pm - 4pm & 5pm - 6pm
  • Sensational Dragon Dance: Outdoor Plaza, Level 1 | 3 & 4 Feb (Sat & Sun), 4pm

26. Prosperous Spring Celebration at One Raffles Place!

Venue: One Raffles Place
Dates: 18 Jan - 8 Feb 2024
Admission: Free

Embrace the upcoming Lunar New Year festivities at One Raffles Place shopping mall, an iconic shopping destination nestled in the heart of CBD, right above Raffles Place MRT.

  • A Radiant New Beginning (19 Feb 2024 | 11.08am) -¬†Mark the beginning of a prosperous new year with a lively lion dance performance and¬†Cai Qing by Yiwei Athletic Association.¬†Join in the good fun and celebrate an auspicious start to the year with One¬†Raffles Place shopping mall, and immerse yourself in the festive spirit.
  • God of Wealth (30 Jan & 6 Feb 2024 | 12.15pm ‚Äď 1.15pm) -¬†Ring in the new year with a very special guest in the mall. Cai Shen Ye will be¬†spreading good fortune around the mall.¬†Let the God of Wealth pave the way for a year filled with¬†abundance and success, as he spreads good fortune and prosperity during¬†these special appearances.

27. Huat's Good at Singapore Sports Hub

Venue: Singapore Sports Hub
Dates: Till 25 Feb 2024
Admission: Free

Singapore Sports Hub invites families to join them for a roaring good time with your family and friends! From now till 25 February, witness the HUAT of the Hub come alive with our festive decorations, especially around the Water Sports Centre, OCBC Arena and Stadium Riverside Walk.

From participating in¬†the fun¬†Prosperity Run to redeeming special edition angbaos and snapping your Lunar New Year OOTDs at¬†the¬†Instagrammable backdrops, create ťĺô (‚Äúlong‚ÄĚ)-lasting memories at Singapore Sports Hub this Lunar New Year.

28. FUSE Street at Chinatown

Venue: Pagoda Street, Chinatown
Dates: till 8 Feb 2024
Admission: Free

Chinatown Singapore has just become a whole lot more exciting this Chinese New Year with FUSE Street, a pop-up street market located at Pagoda Street, Chinatown, from now to 8 February 2024.

Immerse yourself in various cultural experiences including the mesmerising Face Changing performances (Bian Lian), Lion Dance and receive blessings from the God of Wealth during our meet and greet sessions!

At FUSE Street, enjoy delicious food like freeze-dried fruits from De Galaxy, nostalgic biscuits and sweets from Nelly's Retro Snacks and take a break from the heat with plant-based ice cream from Kind Kones. If you are up for something more adventurous, ś≠¶ŚłĚŤá≠ŤĪÜŤÖź will also be bringing the bold aroma of stinky tofu amongst many more local and international delicacies for you to enjoy! Don‚Äôt forget to check out the wide array of CNY goodies including pineapple tarts and cookies, and shop for cute dragon-themed red packets from the creative Artsy Zardsy and cool graphic tees from Balcitatus.

Come on down to FUSE Street at Pagoda Street, Chinatown for a fantastic time as we celebrate and welcome the Year of the Dragon!

Programmes:

  • Face Changing (Bian Lian) - 31 January: 7.30pm to 8.30pm
  • Lion Dance - 2 February: 6pm to 6.20pm
  • God of Wealth Meet and Greet - 27 January & 8 February: 5pm to 9pm

29. Meet the God of Fortune and Get Gold... Chocolates 

Venue: Various MRT Stations
Dates: See below for schedule
Admission: Free

Stellar Lifestyle has arranged for the God of Fortune to hand out freebies to those who welcome him at selected MRT stations. So get into the spirit of the Lunar New Year and give him your warmest greetings, and you’ll receive gold coin chocolates and Stellar Lifestyle retail vouchers. 

Schedule

  • 1 Feb: Woodlands MRT (6.15 pm - 7 pm)
  • 2 Feb: Raffles Exchange (11 am - 12 pm), Esplanade Exchange (1 pm - 2 pm)
  • 4 Feb: Woodlands Integrated Transport Hub (4 pm - 4.30 pm), Stella@TE2 (4.30 pm - 5 pm)
  • 6 Feb: Boon Lay MRT Station (11 am -12 pm, 1 pm - 2 pm)
  • 7 Feb: Tampines MRT Station (11 am - 12 pm, 1 pm - 2 pm), Newton MRT Station (2 pm - 3 pm)
  • 8 Feb: Sembawang MRT Station (4 pm - 5 pm)

30. Underwater Dragon Dance Presentation at the S.E.A Aquarium

Venue: S.E.A Aquarium
Dates: 26 Jan - 25 Feb 2024
Admission: Tickets apply

Spring in the Sea will grace the wondrous S.E.A. Aquarium, ushering the Lunar New Year with a harmonious blend of marine exploration and cultural festivities from 26 January to 25 February 2024. Guests are invited to witness an underwater dragon dance presentation, learn the auspicious meanings of Lunar New Year greetings inspired by various marine life, enjoy a meet-and-greet with the aquarium’s friendly manta ray mascot and stand a chance to win a pair of S.E.A. Aquarium VIP Experience adult tickets (worth S$396).  

A highlight of the celebration is the Underwater Dragon Dance Presentation at the Open Ocean Habitat in S.E.A. Aquarium, which depicts the dragon conquering all oceans. This breathtaking performance is more than a visual feast, it symbolises aspirations for excellence and success, blessing guests with fortune and vitality. The underwater dragon dance presentation will take place daily from 26 January till 25 February 2024 at 3.30pm.

31. Twinkl Singapore Dragons for Unity Drawing Contest

As we step into the exciting Year of the Dragon in 2024, the dragon is seen as a symbol that transcends individual differences and emphasizes the strength that arises from collaboration and inclusivity.

To further amplify the profound impact of the dragon's symbolism in fostering unity across diverse backgrounds, Twinkl Singapore invites you to take part in the "Dragons for Unity" Coloring Contest where participants will be able to add their message or wishes inside their coloring works.

Kids can download our Dragon Coloring Template and submit their Dragon Coloring work and tag us on them on Instagram, @TwinklSingapore, along with their name. 5 winners will stand a chance to win a copy of the Dragon in The City E-Book and a Resource Pack with a Year of the Dragon theme. The submission deadline is February 15th.

32.  One Punggol Chinese New Year Light Up

Venue: One Punggol
Dates: 3 Feb 2024, 6 pm - 10 pm
Admission: Free

About 1,000 residents and young families will come together to soak in the festivities and have fun with families, friends, and neighbours as they welcome the Year of the Dragon 2024. Colourful street lanterns, brightly lit festive décor and dragon-themed activities will adorn One Punggol hub.

Families will enjoy the evening with specially curated dragon-themed pop-up activities such as inflatable Dino Land and Dragon Playground, lion & dragon dance, traditional drumming and cultural performances, fun-filled interactive games, as well as arts & crafts workshop such as making dragon puppets, DIY firecrackers painting and paper craftwork.

One Punggol’s Year of the Dragon festive decorations will be lit up every night from 3 February until 3 March 2024. Free admission to the public.

33. Celebrate CNY at Capitol Singapore

Venue: Capitol Singapore
Dates: 26 Jan - 24 Feb 2024
Admission: Free

Capitol Singapore readies for the Year of the Dragon with a series of attractions happening at its Outdoor Plaza and tempting promotions from its stores.

Capitol Singapore welcomes all to its Planters Market located at the Outdoor Plaza, where visitors can appreciate and bring home lush blossoms and more; each pot symbolic of growth and hope for the new year. Complete your Lunar New Year celebrations with zodiac fortune forecasts, enjoyable live performances, and walk away with sure-win prizes, exclusive festive red packets, and spring couplets.

Catch a series of live guzheng and wushu performances at both the Outdoor Plaza and Arcade @ The Capitol Kempinski to mark the festive season, promising a memorable time for the whole family. Delve into the melodic Guzheng tunes of solo artiste Michelle Chua and the ensemble performance by Zheng Professionals, and catch the energetic wushu performance by talented children from The Wushu Lab. 

For more details, visit https://capitolsingapore.com/happening/spring-in-full-bloom/ 

 

While we try our best to be accurate, we do encourage you to verify with the respective places/merchants to avoid any possible disappointment.

 



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Malini Pannirselvam
Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day

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