Yes! It’s the Chinese New Year Long Weekend in Singapore, or as some may call it – the Lunar New Year 2023 Super Long Break. From 21 to 24 January 2023, there are four days to meet up with and celebrate ties with family and friends.
If you are done with all the feasting and visiting, or if you are just looking for things to do over the long weekend, we’ve put together a list of ideas and what’s on over the Chinese New Year weekend in Singapore.
What to Do During the Chinese New Year Long Weekend 2023 in Singapore
River Hongbao 2023
Enjoy the larger than life lantern sets and festivities at River Hongbao 2023. Welcome in the Year of the Rabbit as you stroll around Gardens by the Bay. Entry to River Hongbao 2023 is free and the event will run from 20 to 28 January. Find out more about River Hongbao.
Step into the Flower Dome to view Dahlia Dreams, Gardens by the Bay’s first floral display of the year. View the brightly coloured flowers and also take in a display that features Aesop’s fable of the Hare and the Tortoise – with a twist. Find out more about Dahlia Dreams.
Lunar New Year Istana Open House
The Lunar New Year Istana Open House takes place on Monday, 23 January, 8.30 am to 6 pm. Members of the public will be able to pay a visit to the verdant grounds of the Istana and view a newly opened enhanced Swan Pond with a new garden stream and viewing deck too. Find out more about the Lunar New Year Istana Open House.
LEGO® Prosperity Burrows Event at Suntec City
Pay a visit to the LEGO Prosperity Burrows event at Suntec City, Atrium (Tower 1 & 2) from 12 January to 5 February. Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit by exploring the world of the bunny at fun LEGO activity stations. Complete three festive-themed challenges to receive a LEGO polybag. There will also be a community build activity, fun photo opportunities for the family with a 5-metre-tall rotating bunny and a LEGO mascot handing out limited edition LEGO️ red packets (while stocks last). Shop for the Lunar New Year and redeem festive gifts with a minimum spend. Get more details about LEGO®️ Prosperity Burrows event at Suntec City.
Disney100 at Jewel Changi Airport
Have your Disney moment at photo spots inspired by Disney characters and films at Jewel Changi Airport. Shop for Disney merchandise and collectibles at Jewel Changi Airport. Find out more about Disney100 at Jewel.
Light to Night Festival 2023 (Till 26 Jan)
The theme of this year’s Light To Night Festival is “Here and Now”. Spend an evening out and light up your night around the Civic District at this free night festival. Find out more about Light to Night 2023.
Sign up for Galaxy Rewards
Sign up for a free Galaxy Rewards membership between 6 to 29 January to enjoy special bonuses to leap into the Year of the Rabbit. New members will receive a set of auspicious red packets as a welcome gift (redeemable at Science Centre Singapore, while stocks last). and 500 Galaxy STARs by simply signing up. As a bonus tip, Science Centre Singapore is open throughout the Lunar New Year period. Get more details about Galaxy Rewards.
Take Part in a Ticket Giveaway
Feeling lucky? Take part in our Fly High giveaway. SRT’s The Little Company is staging Fly High, a kid-friendly show about the wonders of aviation that opens 1 Feb. We’re giving a set of family tickets for the show. Take part in this Fly High ticket giveaway.
Lion Dance Performances
Want to watch a lion dance performance over Chinese New Year? We’ve put together a list of places and time where you can watch lion dance performance in Singapore over the Chinese New Year.