Weekend Picks: 25 – 26 Jan

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Think there’s nothing to do over the Lunar New Year holidays besides house-hopping and feasting? Here are some ideas for fun activities and outings to enjoy with the family.

READ: Family-friendly Things to Do Over the Lunar New Year Long Weekend

1. National Stadium Open House

17 Jan to 23 Feb

National Stadium

Over one month, visitors of all ages to the National Stadium will be treated to a wide range of fun sporting activities and programmes such as sports training, family obstacle games and fitness challenges. More info.

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2. Saturdays@ACM: Rat Race

25 Jan, 1 pm to 5 pm

Asian Civilisations Museum

Welcome the Year of the Rat with a special Chinese New Year celebration at the ACM featuring an interactive drama performance, lion dance performance and more. Details.

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3. River Hongbao 2020

23 Jan to 1 Feb, 2 pm to 11 pm

The Float @ Marina Bay

Cap off your CNY celebrations with this river extravaganza! Look forward to special choreographed fireworks, interactive exhibits, intricate handmade lanterns plus exciting fringe activities and games. Learn more.

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4. Asian Night Market: Taiwan Food Festival Featuring Ningxia Night Market

Till 9 Feb, 5 pm to 10:30 pm

Siloso Point

Love Taiwan’s famous street eats? Then you mustn’t miss this opportunity to indulge in scrumptious fare like flaming beef cubes and Taiwanese oyster omelette, served up by original hawkers and stall vendors from this popular night market. Find out more.

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5. Dahlia Dreams

Till 23 Feb

Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay

This floral exhibition goes all out to wow with its giant topiary-like sculptures created with festive blooms, magnificent structures and landscapes that look like Chinese paintings come to life. Details.

Dahlia Dreams 2020: The Heavenly Race At Gardens By The Bay

6. Abundance in the Sea

Till 9 Feb

S.E.A. Aquarium

Get the Lunar New Year off to a good start by surrounding yourself with living auspicious symbols such as the Mouse Grouper and the Pineapple Fish. There are great selfie spots to enjoy, as well as the aquarium’s popular underwater dragon dance. More info.

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7. Istana Open House – Chinese New Year 2020

26 Jan, 8:30 am to 6 pm

The Istana

Enjoy festive performances by local groups and school bands, go on a nature walk to admire the Istana’s flora and fauna, and take part in a guided tour of the Istana main building to see its rich history and heritage. Learn more.

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READ: Family-friendly Things to Do Over the Lunar New Year Long Weekend

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