Lights by the Lake 2023 at Jurong Lake Gardens

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As the Mid-Autumn Festival draws near, join Jurong Lake Gardens in celebrating the festivities at Lights by The Lake 2023!

Venue: Jurong Lake Gardens
Dates: 16 Sep - 1 Oct 2023
Admission: Free

Come admire the captivating lantern displays hand-crafted by skilled artisans from China and participate in fun activities at the Jurong Lake Gardens. As part of Light by The Lake 2023, there will be a series of performances by talented homegrown artists every Friday and Saturday, from 16 Sep to 1 Oct 2023, with curated engaging programmes and activities on weekdays.

*Please note that Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden is currently closed and under redevelopment. There is no access to Lakeside Garden via Chinese Garden MRT. The nearest MRT will be Lakeside MRT station. 

Lantern Displays

Venue: Lakeside Field, Jurong Lake Gardens
Light-up Timing: 7pm - 11pm

Admire the magical lantern displays at the Jurong Lake Gardens, where vibrant scenes illuminate the night. From historical narratives to natural wonders, the captivating displays promise a visual treat for all.

The Entrance Arch

The lantern patterns adorning the Entrance Arch was inspired by the beauty of orchids. As the night descends, observe the garden awakening with lanterns that showcase the intricacy of orchids, crafting a tribute to nature's artistry and Singapore's floral heritage.

Wildlife Odessey

Embark on a Wildlife Odyssey through a lantern display that showcases diverse habitats. Be transported from the mysterious depths of the Underwater World to the vast African Savannah, then to the frozen landscapes of the Ice World and finally, to the lush Southeast Asian Rainforest. This mesmerising display unites the wonders of nature in a luminous celebration of our planet's incredible diversity, fostering appreciation for the intricate tapestry of life across Earth's remarkable ecosystems.

Echoes of the Lion City

Echoes of the Lion City takes you on a captivating lantern-lit journey through Singapore’s rich history and evolution. Witness the city’s transformation across different eras, from its humble beginnings to a City in Nature. Immerse yourself in the nostalgia of each era, depicted through lantern displays that capture the essence of Singapore’s past, present and future, paying homage to Singapore’s hope and enduring spirit.

Arts@JLG: Music under the Moonlight 2023 

Venue: Wave Plaza
Date: 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 Sep 2023, 7.30pm - 8pm and 8.30pm - 9pm

Prepare to be captivated by our talented local artists and allow their mesmerising melodies to soothe your soul under the stars!

Music Oasis by Singapore Chinese Orchestra

Venue: Wave Plaza
Date: 23 Sep 2023, 6pm - 7pm

Experience the captivating tunes of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra as they enchant you with their harmonious symphonies, showcasing the rich cultural heritage and musical prowess of Singapore's Chinese musical traditions.

Nagomi Art Try-Outs

Venue: PAssionWaVe @ Jurong Lake Gardens
Date: 16, 23 and 30 Sep, 4 pm - 6 pm

Discover your artistic side at the free Nagomi Art Try-Outs organised by PAssionWaVe @ Jurong Lake Gardens and create beautiful, soothing art with a touch of Japanese serenity.

Kid-in-a-Kayak Try-Out

Venue: PAssionWaVe @ Jurong Lake Gardens
16, 23 Sep, 3pm - 5.50pm

Children and youth aged 9 to 14, join ActiveSG Canoe Academy to learn paddling skills, make friends, and develop life skills in a positive, safe, and fun environment. This is a free event and pre-registration is not required, and admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Food Stalls

Discover a delightful array of local and international culinary delights at Jurong Lake Gardens during Lights by the Lake 2023! Explore a variety of snacks and treats at the food and beverage section near Wave Plaza.

Getting to Light by the Lake 2023

  • Nearest MRT Station: Lakeside MRT Station

Alight at Lakeside MRT Station and exit at the south entrance of the station. Follow the directional signs to Jurong Lake Gardens

  • Bus Service: 154 & 246

Alight at Bus Stop 21649 (Chinese Garden) or Bus Stop 21651 (Opp Chinese Garden). You may board bus 154 across the road from Lakeside MRT Station and alight at the second stop.


*Photo Credits: NParks



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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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