Have a hoppy new year as the Year of the Rabbit 2023 bounces into Chinatown with various activities for all to participate in. The Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration 2023 festivities include the Official Street Light-Up and various on-site activities. Here are some of the things to see and do at Chinatown this Chinese New Year.
What To See & Do Chinatown Chinese New Year Light Up & Celebrations 2023
Chinatown Chinese New Year Light Up
One of the highlights of Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration 2023 is the Official Street Light-Up. The lights will be on display from 3 January 2023 to 19 February 2023. View them along along the New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street, Upper Cross Street and South Bridge Road from 7 pm till midnight.
Festive Fair and Food Fair
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The festivities are back in full force for the Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration 2023. Sago Street, Smith Street, Pagoda Street, Trengganu Street and Temple Street are lined with vendors hawking their goods. It is a lively and bustling atmosphere! Perfect for picking up some cute rabbit angbaos or for stocking up some Chinese New Year goodies.
Trade Fair at People’s Park
To browse for more items to buy, pay a visit to the Trade Fair in the open space in front of OG People’s Park Complex.
Weekly Stage Show
Head over to Kreta Ayer Square at Banda Street to enjoy stage shows and performances on 7, 8, 14 and 15 January 2023, from 7 pm to 9 pm.
Cute Mahjong Zodiac Animals at Chinatown Point
One cute photo spot that you should not miss out on is in front of Chinatown Point. This year’s decorations feature the zodiac animals sitting on top of supersized mahjong tiles. It is a fun photo spot to get a picture with your own zodiac animal.
If you want to join in the crowds to countdown to Chinese New Year 2023, there will be a Countdown Party on 21 January at 10.30 pm at Kreta Ayer Square. Soak in the festive atmosphere in anticipation of Chinese New Year.
For more details and information on the upcoming events, visit the website here.