Singapore celebrates Lunar New Year 2023 with these festive events
Chinese New Year is coming! If you are looking for ways to celebrate other than sitting at home and enjoying yourselfovenAnd pineapple cake (not kidding), we have some brilliant ideas for what to do and where to go to soak up all the holiday cheer 🐰🧨 Here are our top picks!
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1. Dahlia Dream u Gardens by the Bay
usher in the lunar new yearGardens by the bayAnnual Flower Show --another dream! As this is the Year of the Rabbit, visitors can look forward to a lovely display of hundreds of rabbits at the central location.flower dome, surrounded by more than 2,000 colorful Chinese New Year flowers.
Chrysanthemums, marigolds and willows, along with 40 unique and dazzling varieties of dahlias from Europe, will surely delight you and put you in a festive mood! 💐
More fascinating details include the iconic 6-meter tall River Red Fort lamp in the center with a magnificent magnolia tree in the shape of a Chinese "rabbit" (兔, tù), a rabbit statue and a rabbit-shaped lamp, and a 1.5 I am art sculpture made of driftwood!
📆 From January 13, 2023 to February 26, 2023
2. Celebrate the Lunar New Year at Universal Studios Singapore
Universal Studios SingapurBeautiful cherry blossom streets, themed meet and greets, and even lucky red envelopes every day, dress up to celebrate the Lunar New Year!
Visit Universal Studios Singapore from 22nd to 30th January to get a lucky red pack filled with exciting things like Universal Studios Pass, retail or food vouchers, plush toys and more 🧧
📆13. January to February 5, 2023
3. S.E.A. Aquarium
Let the prosperity flow and the good times roll at Resorts World SentosaSEA. Aquarium! Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Spring in the Sea 2023 and present "every year there are fish" with more than 1000 species in more than 45 different habitats to explore.
Creatures of all shapes and sizes will greet you as you embark on your journey to happiness in search of eight auspicious animals in 2023, including the fox-faced rabbitfish! Don't forget to check out Singapore's only underwater dragon dance performance (returning after three years!).
📆13. January to February 5, 2023
4. Cheerful perfume workshop
Credit collected: @desireebin
Add a touch of extra flair with a custom DIY fragrance from Oo La Lab to freshen up your New Years look this year! Oo La Lab has a festive workshop to make a special edition perfume calledrabbit waterContains new limited edition notes including dahlia, red cherry and vanilla orchid.
You can customize your own Year of the Rabbit fragrance and choose an appropriate name for your label. Prizes will be awarded for the best 3 New Year fragrances!
5. Chingay-festivalen 2023
Chingay 2020, photos: Chingay.gov.sg
Stop ChingayUnpretentiously, he brought a wonderful performance for everyone including various themed plays, displays of folk costumes, colorful floats and so on. It is very charming and will surely put you in a party mood wherever you are. This will be a vacation like no other!
In 2023, the Chingay Parade theme is "Embrace Tomorrow", a perfect ending to the trilogy that follows the 2021 and 2022 themes of "Light of Hope" and "Ignite Our Dreams". "Embrace Tomorrow" encourages Singaporeans to appreciate the present, be hopeful and confident, embrace tomorrow together and commit to building a brighter Singapore.
Container art installation, photo source: Chingay.gov.sg
This year's performance is based on a huge container art installation, which consists of 28 containers, and more than 480 teenagers participate in its creation!
📍F1 pit building
📆 3.-4. February 2023 at 8 in the evening
Tickets start at $20 and can be purchased atMakeup website
6. Hongbao River 2023
Hongbao RiverIt's the annual Lunar New Year that is synonymous with holiday cheer thanks to giant, colorful lanterns and colorful fireworks. This year there will be 30 major lantern festivals offering physical and virtual events for everyone to enjoyGardens by the bayVirtual exhibition plus lots of online quizzes and giveaways!
Image source: Baohe
If you go to Gardens by the Bay, you will be amazed by the Chinese Zodiac and God of Wealth towering lanterns, as well as carnival games, rides, a carousel, live performances and karaoke, a food hall and more!
Unlike previous years, you don't need to register for an appointment or book a ticket, just stop by anytime!
📍 Gardens by the bay
📆 20.-28. January 2023
7. Singapore Zoo and River Wonders
What's a good way to teach your kids about the zodiac sign and year of the rabbit? leading them toSingapore Zoothe safe! Head to the Buddy Barn to see adorable miniature bunnies having a "hello-hello" party, then head to the petting zoo to learn more about rabbit care.
Enjoy nice greetings at the various animal shows and don't miss the opportunity to participate in the animal feeding event!
For a nominal fee, you can get up close to animals like elephants or giraffes and hand-feed them delicious treats.
Now that you're at the zoo, why not go check it out?river miraclesCome and visit our beautiful pandas? Kai Kai, Jia Jia and little (maybe not so little anymore) young Lele are waiting in the giant panda forest.
8. Prolietni Wanqing festival 2023
Bless this year's "Zec sati" holidays.Projeletni Wanqing festival! As well as the typical lion and dragon dances, they also offer a range of fantastic programs and activities, from heritage walks to storytelling and craft workshops, sure to be fun for the whole family!
You can't miss taking a selfie with the irresistibly adorable giant rabbit installation at the memorial site #ootd! The characters "Lucky" and "Fu" are printed on it, and it is ready to bring tourists double "rabbit luck" for the New Year!
📍Sun Yat-sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
📆5. January 2023 to February 19, 2023
9. Rabbit collection of the Chinese Cultural Center in Singapore
Aren't that many bunnies enough? CheckSingapore Chinese Cultural Centreroof garden! Filled with spectacular rabbit-themed art installations to usher in the aptly named Year of the RabbitExhibition RabbitfestFeaturing the work of local art and design studios Whiskey and Foxtrot LLP.
Visit on a Saturday night and you can also enjoy a special light show and hear stories about Butcher returning home to celebrate Chinese New Year with family and friends. Entrance to the exhibition and light show is free.
lysshow:January 14, January 28, February 25 and March 25 (from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.)
📍The roof garden of the Chinese Cultural Center in Singapore
📅 18. From December 2022 to March 31, 2023
10. Chinatown light show
Fotokredit: Singapore Chinatown Facebook
Last but not least, which Lunar New Year celebration should you not go to?ChinatownAdmire the sparkling lanterns and colorful lights? 2023 is the year of the rabbit, so you can expect lots of rabbit lanterns and other themed decorations like gold coins, bars and couplets.
Fotokredit: Singapore Chinatown Facebook
Besides the brightly lit streets, Chinatown's Lunar New Year celebrations include countless other festive activities such as red envelope making, calligraphy workshops and more! More informationher.
Bonus: Johor Bahru long weekend
Celebrate Chinese New Year at Legoland Malaysia
Want to get away from all your nosy relatives and enjoy a long weekend away from Singapore? Just one causeway from Johor Bahru (JB) 😉 For a fun day out - head toLegoland MalaysiaAnd join us in celebrating the Year of the Rabbit with a special Lunar New Year celebration!
These include brand new cultural events organized for Lunar New Year such as Chinese New Year Ball, Chinese Zodiac Dance, Monkey King and more! There's also a wheel of fortune you can spin and stand to win prizes and hands-on activities like lion dances and Chinese yo-yo lessons!
📅 January 13 to February 5, 2023