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Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

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Top Chinese New Year Events Singapore

Get ready to usher in the Year of the Dragon with an exhilarating lineup of Chinese New Year events! From the lively Chinatown streets adorned with vibrant decorations to the iconic River Hongbao extravaganza, Singapore is set to be a playground of cultural delights. Indulge in these traditional festivities with your loved ones.

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  • STREET LIGHT UP: Chinatown *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Experience The Glamour of CNY!

    What’s CNY in Singapore like without the familiar street lantern light-ups in Chinatown? As twilight descends, the heart of Chinatown transforms into a luminous wonderland, adorned with an exquisite tapestry of traditional lanterns that represent prosperity and good fortune. Wander through the vibrant and historic streets with your little ones and be sure to check out the shophouses in the area while you’re admiring the lights.

    Visit https://chinatownfestivals.sg/ for the latest updates as more information will be released soon!


    Chinatown Street Light Up,
    https://chinatownfestivals.sg/

  • CHINGAY PARADE: F1 Pit *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Soak Up The Festive Spirit With The Community

    As always, the Chingay Parade is making a comeback again with a dazzling world of vibrant colors, rhythmic beats, and breathtaking performances at the F1 Pit on 23 and 24 February 2024. This year’s theme is ‘Blossom’ and is centered on motifs of growth, transformation, and flourishing. Come take part in this extraordinary celebration that transcends cultural boundaries. The Chingay Parade is not just an event; it's a grand symphony of creativity, passion, and community spirit. This year’s parade will feature a 230m Interactive Floor Projection, PAssionArts Street and Chingay National Education (NE) – Blossoming Art Installation. Tickets are available now and are as low as SG$20 so get your hands on them now! Join this annual extravaganza that promises to captivate your senses and leave you with memories of a lifetime.

    Chingay Parade, F1 Pit, 1 Republic Blvd, Singapore 038975, https://www.chingay.gov.sg/

  • DAHLIA DREAMS: Gardens by the Bay *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    A Flower Show Perfect For The Season

    Come experience this captivating flower show with your friends and family. ‘Dahlia Dreams’, Gardens by the Bay’s annual Chinese New Year floral display is a floral spectacle that will astound you and your kiddos for sure. As the gardens come alive with the vibrant hues of dahlias, symbolic of good fortune and prosperity, visitors are immersed in a sensory journey that marries the beauty of nature with the spirit of the Lunar New Year. Do keep a lookout for the show’s grand centerpiece- a 7m-tall dragon that stretches over 15m in length, rising majestically amidst more than a thousand dahlias of varied shapes, sizes, and colors. From 19 January 2024, you can wander through the lush landscapes adorned with intricate floral arrangements so mark your calendars.

    Dahlia Dreams, Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, https://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en/things-to-do/calendar-of-events/dahlia-dreams-2024.html

  • RIVER HONGBAO: Gardens by the Bay *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Visually Spectacular Sights That You Need To See

    While details of this year’s River Hongbao is still under wraps, the event is still something we’re all anticipating with eagerness. After all, it is one of Singapore’s largest annual Chinese New Year festivals and the best part is that admission tickets are not required! With the festival’s larger than life sculptures, lanterns, and light fixtures. Keep a lookout for performances by Chinese cultural troupes, Getai vocalists, and MediaCorp performers. Meanwhile, do check the official website for updates on this year’s theme and dates.

    River Hongbao, https://riverhongbao.sg/

  • LEGO Singapore Chinese New Year

    LEGO EVENT: THE LONG QUEST FOR WISDOM @ Suntec City *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Build Long (龙) Lasting Memories!

    Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with The LEGO Group at Suntec City, where families can embrace quality playtime and lasting memories. From January 18th to February 25th, immerse in an enriching quest for wisdom and enjoy exclusive promotions, featuring the launch of two new festive brick sets - 80112 LEGO® Spring Festival Auspicious Dragon and 80113 LEGO® Spring Festival Family Reunion Celebration, ideal for initiating a new family tradition during Lunar New Year.

    Experience the wonder of building the majestic 80112 LEGO® Spring Festival Auspicious Dragon, featuring scaly skin elements and a brick-built rock amidst crashing waves, sparking family conversations with its easy-to-follow instructions. Dive into storytelling with the 80113 LEGO® Spring Festival Family Reunion Celebration, showcasing a traditional family gathering at a restaurant with 13 minifigures partaking in dining, karaoke, and fireworks, fostering endless opportunities for creative play and Lunar New Year-themed adventures. Explore thematic sets available at LEGO Certified Stores and various retail outlets, embracing the festive spirit with captivating storytelling and home décor options perfect for celebrating the Lunar New Year in Singapore.

    Build long-lasting memories through LEGO play this Lunar New Year. For more festive fun, log on to the LEGO Singapore website.

    LEGO - The Long Quest For Wisdom, Suntec City, Atrium (Tower 1 & 2), www.lego.com/en-sg/lunar-new-year

  • RHAPSODIES OF SPRING 2024: SCO Conference Hall *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Embrace Cultural Tunes Through This Show

    If you’re in the mood for good music, embark on a musical journey like never before with Singapore Chinese Orchestra’s (SCO) production, ‘Rhapsodies of Spring 2024’. As the year of the Dragon unfolds, this concert is not just a celebration of cultural richness and artistic brilliance. SCO hopes to capture the spirit of the Dragon through the pieces the orchestra will perform. SCO has also invited Drum Feng and Taman Jurong CC Juboon Dragon & Lion Dance Troupe to be part of the festivities. Dates for the concert have been released on the official website and you can get tickets for yourself and your loved ones now.

    Rhapsodies of Spring, SCO Concert Hall, 7 Shenton Way, Singapore Conference Hall Level 1, Singapore 068810, https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/spring0124

  • SPECIAL TOURS BY SINGAPORE CHINESE CULTURAL CENTRE: Shenton Way *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Curious About Chinese Culture?

    What better time to get in touch with your roots than at the Lunar New Year season. With special tours by the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre. Embark on a journey through the heart of Singapore's rich cultural tapestry. If you’ve ever wondered how Chinese Singaporeans developed the habit of having kaya toast for breakfast, what is kopi siudai is and why do Chinese Singaporeans lohei during Chinese New Year, get answers through this tour series. Each session includes a free guided tour and short discussion segment. Dates for 2024 have not been released yet so hang on tight and do check the official website occasionally.

    Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, 1 Straits Blvd, Singapore 018906, https://singaporeccc.org.sg/events/culturediscover-series-special-tours-at-the-singapore-chinese-cultural-centre-2023/

  • VISIT SUN YAT SEN MEMORIAL HALL: Tai Gin Road *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Immerse Yourself In The Rich Tapestry Of Chinese History

    For all history buffs, learning more about the historic legacy of Dr. Sun Yat Sen, the founding father of modern China, at the Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall in Singapore might be the perfect way to spend the CNY holiday. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Chinese history and culture as you step into this architectural gem, meticulously preserving the memory of Dr. Sun's revolutionary spirit. Admission is free for all Singaporeans and Permanent Residents. Furthermore, free guided tours of the Memorial Hall’s permanent galleries and special exhibitions are available daily.

    Sun Yat Sen Memorial, 12 Tai Gin Rd, Singapore 327874, https://www.sysnmh.org.sg/en

  • CNY DELIGHTS ENSEMBLE WITH BAKER'S BREW: Multiple Location *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Bake Your Own CNY Goodies This Year

    Want to make your own CNY goodies but don’t know how to? Fret not for you can attend Baker’s Brew’s CNY delight ensemble where you get to learn how to make not 1, not 2, but 3 types of goodies to share with your loved ones! In this class, instructors will guide you to prepare Pandan Kuih Bangkit, Classic Cashew Cookies, Mixed Nut Florentines and get tips and tricks on how to achieve the perfect texture for the various bakes. For 3 hours on 11 January 2024, discover the secrets behind these festive treats, learn the techniques passed down through generations, and create delectable delights that will add a touch of sweetness to your Lunar New Year celebrations.

    CNY Delights ensemble with Baker’s Brew, Multiple Location, https://www.bakersbrew.com/class/bakers-brew-baking-classes-in-singapore/heritage-series/cny-delight-ensemble-2

  • CNY CELEBRATION WITH CURL: Margaret Drive *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Make A Difference This Festive Season

    If you’re looking for more Lunar New Year celebrations to attend and spend time in a meaningful way, do consider celebrating this festive season with Challenge ur Limits (CURL); a special project brought to you by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Welfare Services Club (WSC). The club works with like-minded partners to offer ability-appropriate activities that cater to the interests of persons with moderate to severe disabilities who are 16 and above. For this year’s CNY, engage in craft activities, enjoy a delightful ‘Lo Hei’ session and take photos with the God of Fortune while engaging in voluntary work! Sign up now to make a difference!

    CNY Celebration With CURL, Rainbow Centre 501 Margaret Drive Singapore 149306, https://allevents.in/queenstown/cny-celebration-with-curl/10000755270714037

  • CNY CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY COURSE: Macpherson *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Experience This Timeless Chinese Art Form

    Unleash your creativity and delve into the timeless art of Chinese Calligraphy with an exclusive Lunar New Year-themed course at Brahm Centre at Macpherson. In this immersive experience, with the help of seasoned instructor Louis Tan who will guide you through the graceful movements and intricate techniques of this ancient art form, you’ll get the chance to craft your own personalized Lunar New Year greetings and well-wishes. Sign up for this Chinese Calligraphy Course on 6 January 2024 and celebrate the season with a meaningful blend of tradition and creativity!

    CNY Chinese Calligraphy Course, Brahm Centre, 55 Pipit Rd, #01-01 Block 55, Singapore 370055, https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/cny-chinese-calligraphy-course-by-louis-tan-mp20240106cc-tickets-725809093537

  • CNY CLOTHES SWAP-NLB X THE FASHION PULPIT: Punggol *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Get Your New Festive Outfits From Here

    Fancy getting new outfits for this Lunar New Year season? Here’s a sustainable and fun way to do so! The National Library Board is partnering with The Fashion Pulpit to bring you its first ever Clothes Swap! 70 participants will get to try their hand (and outfits!) at clothes swapping and be introduced to the swapping economy as an alternative, more sustainable mode of fashion consumerism. Swapping is by registration only so sign up now to book your place! Happening on 27 January 2024 at Punggol Regional Library, this is the perfect event to have fun while doing your part to save the environment!

    NLB x The Fashion Pulpit: CNY Clothes Swap, Punggol Regional Library, 1 Punggol Drive One, #01-12, Singapore 828629, https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/nlb-x-the-fashion-pulpit-cny-clothes-swap-tickets-774173964167

  • POM POM MANDARIN ORANGE KEYCHAIN MAKING: Banda Street *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Cute Keychains That Are Perfect For This Festive Season

    Elevate the Lunar New Year festivities for your kids with this delightful Pom Pom Mandarin Orange Keychain Making Workshop at Chinatown Visitor Centre. Under the guidance of skilled instructors, your kiddos will learn the art of pom-pom crafting using an array of festive colors, creating adorable miniature mandarin oranges that make for the perfect decorative keychain. This hands-on workshop is suitable for kids aged 5 and above, making it a fantastic family-friendly activity to usher in the joyous Lunar New Year season. Bring your creativity to life and leave with a unique, handmade keepsake that embodies the spirit of the festivities.

    Pom Pom Mandarin Orange Keychain Making, Chinatown Centre, 2 Banda Street, Singapore 059962, https://allevents.in/mobile/amp-event.php?event_id=200025900559256

  • MASTER CHINESE-IMMERSE IN CALLIGRAPHY FOR LANGUAGE SKILLS: Duxton Road *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Chinese Calligraphy Classes For All

    Master Chinese: Immerse in Calligraphy for Language Skills is an extraordinary arts event that will captivate language enthusiasts and art lovers alike. This immersive experience will take place at Co. @ Duxton venue, located at 99 Duxton Road, Singapore, 089543 on 11 January 2024. You will have the opportunity to delve into the rich heritage of Chinese calligraphy while enhancing your language skills and we think it’s the perfect way to get in touch with your roots once more this holiday period. With a ticket price of only SG$30.43, don’t miss out on this unique experience and reserve your spot today!

    Calligraphy Session, Co. @ Duxton, 99 Duxton Road, Singapore, 089543, https://sg.trip.com/events/master-chinese-immerse-in-calligraphy-for-language-skills-20231205/

  • ITSI BAKING STUDIO-MAKE PINEAPPLE TARTS: Kreta Ayer *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Learn How To Make This Beloved CNY Treat!

    What’s CNY without the much-loved Pineapple tarts? If you’re planning on making your own batch this festive season, do consider giving ITSI Baking Studio’s Baking session where you’ll be taught the theory, ingredients and techniques needed in making these treats! At SG$120 per pax, this is a great way to either refresh your baking skills or pick up a new skill entirely. Once you’ve picked up the necessary skills, bake a batch and share them with your loved ones!

    Pineapple tarts baking session, ITSI Baking Studio, 333, Kreta Ayer Road, #03-23, Singapore 080333, https://bakingstudio.biz/product/pineapple-tarts-and-pineapple-jam/

  • CNY PROSPERITY FAIR: Suntec Atrium Tower *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    More Holiday Fun For The Family!

    If you happen to be in the city area from 8 to 14 January 2024, do head down to Suntec Atrium towers for its CNY Prosperity fair where you can explore a world of abundance and delights from mouthwatering Bak Kwa to tempting macaron treats and traditional kuehs, healthy supplements, water dispensers, and other lifestyle products! Head down with your kids and while you’re at it, shop for your CNY goodies too!

    CNY Prosperity Fair, Suntec Atrium Towers 3 and 4, https://www.klook.com/en-IN/event-detail/101022185-2024-cny-prosperity-fair/

  • LION DANCE AND CRAFT WORKSHOP AT IKEA: Multiple Locations *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Ikea Celebrates Lunar New Year

    Even if you aren’t planning on making any big purchases at Ikea this festive season, do check out the programs they have arranged for this year’s celebrations! Welcome the year of the Dragon with exciting showcases of lion dance at the various Ikea outlets on 18 February 2024. Apart from this, they’ve also got exciting workshops you can look forward to since they’re suitable for the entire family. Puppet making, food markets and an origami booth are some of the many things you can partake in with your loved ones.

    Ikea, Multiple locations, https://www.ikea.com/sg/en/stores/whats-happening-at-ikea-store-pub396226a0

  • MARINA SQUARE USHERS LUNAR NEW YEAR: Promenade *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Tried Making Dragon's Beard Candies?

    Discover the art of crafting dragon’s beard candies together with your tots this Lunar New Year on 27 January and 3 February 2024 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. Marina Square is having its first-ever Dragon’s Beard Candy making workshop and this traditional art form is a great way to spend quality time with your family. Dating back hundreds of years, this traditional Chinese-sweet is prepared by hand-pulling firm malt into thousands of delicious, melt-in-the-mouth thin threads resembling its namesake “dragon’s beard”. If you’re keen on signing up, do take note that the workshop is priced at SG$38 for a single adult or an adult with a child below 12 years old and you can register for the workshop at Marina Square’s Customer Service Counter!

    Marina Square, 6 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039594

  • NIAN GAO MAKING MASTERCLASS: Chinatown *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Craft Your Skills At Preparing Traditional Delicacies

    This Chinese New Year, try your hand at making and crafting traditional delicacies. Embark on an exciting culinary journey with this Nian Gao Making Masterclass at Chinatown Visitor Centre on 20 January 2024. Learn the secrets behind making the perfect Nian Gao, a sweet rice cake symbolizing growth, prosperity, and the promise of a sweet year ahead. Discover the significance of each ingredient and the meticulous techniques that make Nian Gao a staple during the festive season.

    Nian Gao Making Workshop, Chinatown Visitor Centre - 2 Banda Street, S059962, https://peatix.com/event/3793098

  • PROMOTIONS AND FESTIVE DISPLAYS AT CHANGI AIRPORT: Changi *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Exclusive Promotions Just This CNY

    If by any chance you happen to be travelling this Lunar New Year period, do check out these exciting series of promotions and activities at Changi Airport (across all terminals). For all big shoppers, great news for you! For nine days in January (12-14, 19-21, and 26-28) this year, Changi Rewards members can double their savings with the Save 2XGST promotion at participating retailers in public areas. On top of 9% GST-absorbed prices, shoppers are offered an additional 9% off for a minimum spend of SG$30 during this period. Apart from the discounts, watch out for the gorgeous festive displays. A dragon-themed horticultural display is on show at the T1 public arrival hall as part of the ‘Be a Changi Millionaire’ campaign. Furthermore, the entertainment complex at the Shiseido Forest Valley will feature a Lion Dance and LED Dragon Dance performances as well as Light & Sound Shows daily at 8pm from 9 to 12 February 2024. Head over with your kiddos and experience the magic this joyful season.

    Changi Airport

  • BLOSSIMING NEW BEGINNINGS AT NEX: Serangoon *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Your neighborhood malls also have an amazing series of events lined up to welcome the year of the Dragon. At Nex Shopping Mall, from 12 January 2024 to 9 February 2024, you can look forward to a Lunar New Year Fair by BHG, traditional performances, and an array of shopper rewards. Some of the must trys are Mdm Ling’s Chinese New Year cookies and Isabelle’s Huat Wealth Prosperity Cookies, both of which will be featured and sold at exhibitions in the mall’s atrium. They’re mouthwatering delights that you can get for your loved ones or even for yourself. Apart from great deals on goodies, make sure to catch “Pluck The Green” lion dance performance on 15 February 12pm, at the atrium. Finally, get the chance to redeem gorgeous red packets for free when you spend a minimum of SG$50 (maximum 3 combined same-day transactions) and scan your NEXrewards member QR at participating stores. Hurry now and head down to Nex!

    Nex Shopping Mall, Serangoon Central, 23, Singapore 556083, https://www.nex.com.sg/

  • FAMILY FUN AT SINGAPORE CHINESE CULTURAL CENTRE: Tanjong Pagar *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Suitable For The Entire Family!

    Looking for a concert to attend this Lunar New Year? Or are you trying to get your kiddos to appreciate cultural activities a little more? Well, now you can with ‘CNY Family Fun’ which is a festival celebratory event jointly organized by Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) and Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) for the public to enjoy the vibrant local Chinese cultural in the heart of the Central Business District. Taking place from 26 to 28 January 2024, there are tons of interactive activities you can attend with your families. Come experience the Spring Bazaar and watch a choreographed and interactive presentation of the folktale of Nian for free! These aren’t the only programs featured and there’s lots more to explore so check out the official website to discover more.

    CNY Family Fun at Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, 1 Straits Blvd, Singapore 018906, https://singaporen.sg/festivals/chinese-new-year/familyfun/

  • POP MART INSTALLATIONS AT CAPITALAND MALLS: Islandwide *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    For All Disney Fans

    If your kids are big POP MART or Disney fans, this might be a great way to have some fun this CNY season! From 1 January to 24 February 2024, CapitaLand invites shoppers to create their own tales of a joyful reunion and welcome the Year of the Dragon with larger-than-life installations featuring POP MART Disney-themed toys across 16 CapitaLand malls islandwide. Come enjoy festivities and welcome a prosperous year ahead with photo opportunities at the installations that are dressed for the season of spring. Look out for refreshed decorations of beautiful pink bonsai trees, ornate lanterns and prosperity coins to symbolize offerings for an auspicious year ahead. You can even redeem an SG$10 e-voucher if you spend a minimum amount. Do check out the website for more details on where to find these installations.

    CAPITALAND Malls, https://www.capitaland.com/Tales-of-Joyful-Reunion.html

  • GIANT TWIN DRAGONS AT SUN YAT SEN MEMORIAL: Novena *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Welcome The Year Of The Dragon

    Dragons have always been symbolic of prosperity, health and strength and you know what? We also think they’re pretty darn cool to look at which is why they’re a favorite with kids. This year, as part of the festivities at Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, a pair of four-meter-tall dragons dressed in auspicious colors of red and orange will welcome visitors at the front lawn of the Hall and it’s a great spot to take awesome photos with the little ones. he Mononoke Dinos are a modern interpretation of this year's Chinese zodiac animal, the mythical dragon, which symbolizes success, strength, nobility, abundance, and good luck. The presence of twin dragons also represents a “doubling” of opportunities and good fortune in the year ahead. The installation will be open to the public from 16 January to 25 February 2024 so head down to get Instagram-worthy shots with your fam!

    Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall, 12 Tai Gin Rd, Singapore 327874

  • REALM OF FORTUNE AT LENDLEASE MALLS: Islandwide *Top Chinese New Year Events And Activities 2024 In Singapore

    Try Your Luck This CNY Period

    This Lunar New Year, Lendlease malls (313@somerset, Jem, Parkway Parade and Paya Lebar Quarter) welcomes all and have a series of exciting rewards awaiting customers such as 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! If you aren’t keen on spending much then fret not for shoppers can shoppers can also look forward to drum up the festivities with the champion of the Genting World Lion Dance Championship 2023, Yiwei Athletic Association and meet our roving God of Prosperity for blessings of fortune across the malls. For dates and more information on the different categories of rewards, do visit the official website.

    313@somerset: www.313somerset.com.sg
    Jem: www.jem.sg
    Parkway Parade: www.parkwayparade.com.sg
    Paya Lebar Quarter: www.payalebarquarter.com

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