Chinese New Year 2018 in Singapore

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The first day of Chinese New Year 2018 in Singapore falls on Friday, 16 February 2018. Also known as the Lunar New Year, the festival is celebrated as a time of reunion with family with friends, and plenty of feasting too.

Chinese New Year’s Eve is traditionally the time for reunion dinners. It is followed by visitations with the extended family and friends over the next few days.

The upcoming year is the Chinese Year of the Dog. With the first day being a Friday, Chinese New Year 2018 in Singapore will also be a long weekend.

Here is a collection of various things to do and ideas on celebrating Chinese New Year 2018 in Singapore.

What's Happening During Chinese New Year 2018 in Singapore


Sentosa FUN-Tastic Fortune

19 January to 4 March 2018
Sentosa

Visit Sentosa and stand a chance to win fantastic prizes such as hotel stays and cruises in the FUN-Tastic Draw. Pose for pictures with Snoopy and join in the festivities around the island for a memorable, good time. Find out more.

Enjoy energetic lion and dragon dances at Sentosa during the Lunar New Year 2018


Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations

27 January to 16 March 2018
Chinatown

Enjoy the lights around the streets of Chinatown, pay a visit to the street bazaar and catch captivating nightly performances this Chinese New Year 2018 in Singapore. Find out more.

Chinatown Walking Trail


Lunar New Year Activities at Wildlife Parks

15 February to 2 March 2018
Singapore Zoo, River Safari, Night Safari and Jurong Bird Park

Usher in the Lunar New Year with special festive activities at Singapore’s wildlife parks. These include special animal enrichments and a learning trail about canine friends. Find out more.

Zoo-diac at Singapore Zoo


What’s Open and What to Do This Chinese New Year Long Weekend 2018

Chinese New Year season
Around Singapore

After visiting relatives and friends, there is still much to do during the Chinese New Year Long Weekend 2018. Here are some suggestions of places that are open and things to do around Singapore. Find out more.

Where To Go During the Chinese New Year Long Weekend 2018


Lion and Dragon Dances in Singapore 2018

Want to find out where you can watch lion dance and dragon dance performances during Chinese New Year 2018 in Singapore? Check out our list of places and venues where you will find them here.

Lion Dance


Booking a Lion Dance in Singapore

Want to add on the festivities by hiring a lion dance troupe for your event? We share with you six things that you can know about when booking a lion dance in Singapore. Read on here.

Booking A Lion Dance In Singapore


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