The city is going red at every turn with CNY just around the corner. Time to
dress up in your finest thread and cheongsam and enjoy the festivities around
1 Chinatown Light Up
Till Feb 19
Chinatown light up is back in full swing after 2 years of Covid-19
The festive lights will be on nightly until Feb 19
2 Chinatown Festive Market
Smith Street, Padoga Street, Trengganu Street and Temple Street
Festive markets will make their way back with CNY decor, goodies, snacks,
lucky plants and more, with as many as 280 stalls lining up Smith Street,
Padoga Street, Trengganu Street and Temple Street.
3 & 4 Feb 2023 8PM
Chingay 2023 is back to F1 pit. Enjoy the return of iconic float and
performances during this period.
3 River Hong Bao 2023
Gardens by the Bay
20 -28 Jan 2023
Singapore’s largest annual CNY festival is back. Best of all, admission is FREE!
This year’s edition will be at Gardens by the Bay. There will be 18 giant lanterns around the garden, including a 30-m-long floating lantern. There are also nightly festive shows, food streets, amusement rides and CNY exhibition.
4 兔gether Art Installation
Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre
18 Dec to 31 March
10am to 10 pm daily, Free admission
SCCC Roof Garden will come alive with a spectacular rabbit-themed art installation exhibition to welcome the Year of the Rabbit. There will be special light shows with the narration of Tu Zai’s journey home to celebrate Chinese New Year with his family and friends.
Light shows on the following dates
7 Jan, 14 Jan, 28 Jan, 25 Fen and 25 Mar (730pm-830pm)
5 Dahlia Dreams
Flower Dome Gardens By the Bay
13 Jan -26 Feb
Dhalia Dreams will be back at Gardens by the Bay. This year, there will be 100 rabbits taking centerstage to usher in the Year of the Rabbit. Look out for the 6m tall River Hongbao lantern set featuring majestic magnolia trees in the share of the word rabbit in Chinese!
6 Huayi – Chinese Festival of the Arts
27 Jan – 5 Feb 2023
Enjoy a series of workshops, theatre, dance, Chinese Orchestra, musical performances throughout this period.
7 Wan Qing Festival
Sun Yat Seng Nanyang Memorial Hall (SYSNMH)
29 Dec -19 Feb
10am – 7pm Free Admission
Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit at SYSNMH with family-friendly events such as lion dance, festive drumming workshops, temple tours, heritage trails, storytelling craft activities and more. Look out for “Bunny-ful” Blessings, a pair of Rabbit Faruma dolls lawn installation.
8 Hop into the Fun
13 Jan-5 Feb
Hop into the new year with festive meet and greets and a walk through Cherry Blossom Street. There is also a daily Ang Bao giveaway where you can win Universal Express passes, retail or food vouchers.
9 Spring in the sea
13 Jan – 5 Feb
Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with 100,000 marine animals. Explore the Trail of Fortune, see an underwater dragon dance, and festive meet and greet and hear underwater tales from RuYi the Mermaid