Where To Watch Lion Dance In Singapore During Chinese New Year 2024

Where to Watch Lion Dance for Chinese New Year in Singapore
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Lion Dance is an essential Chinese New Year experience. And if you are seeking out where to watch lion dance performances over the Chinese New Year 2024 in Singapore, we’ve put together a list for your convenience to track them down around the island.

The lion dance is believed to bring good luck, prosperity and happiness. Performed by a troupe of dancers wearing a lion costume, it has an origin story in the tale about the legendary creature Nian. With rousing drumming, cymbals, and gongs to create a lively and festive atmosphere, it is no wonder that lion dance is such a popular activity during Chinese New Year.


Where to Watch Lion Dance Performances in Singapore for Chinese New Year 2024

Where To Watch Lion Dance In Singapore During Chinese New Year
Image: Tong Su on Unsplash

Here’s where you can watch lion dance 2024 Singapore over the Chinese New Year period. We’ve also included any dragon dance performances too!  

While every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information, you may wish to double-check with the venue on the timing and details in case of any changes.


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Saturday, 13 January 2024

  • Bukit Timah Plaza: Lion Dance Performance, 12.30 pm to 12.45 pm

Saturday, 20 January 2024

  • Suntec City: LEGO Dragon and Lion Dance Performance, 2.30 pm to 2.40 pm

Sunday, 21 January 2024

  • Marina Square, Lion dance performances by Singapore Yiwei Athletic Association at the Central Atrium, 3 pm. Get more details here.

Friday, 26 January 2024


Saturday, 27 January 2024

Lion Dance Performances

  • Chinatown Lion Dance Competition: Kreta Ayer People’s Theatre (ticketed), 6 pm
  • FairPrice Clementi A (Blk 451) at Blk 451 Clementi Ave 3, #01-307 S(120451), 10 am to 11 am. View the full schedule of FairPrice Lion Dance Performances here.
  • FairPrice Senja Heights at Blk 642 Senja Close #01-01 S(670642), 11 am to 12 pm
  • FairPrice Depot at Blk 108 Depot Rd, #01-01, Depot Heights Shopping Centre S(100108), 11 am to 12 pm
  • FairPrice Northpoint City 1 Northpoint Drive, Northpoint City, #B2-103 to 107 S(768019), 12 pm to 1 pm
  • FairPrice Shaw Plaza 360 Balestier Road Shaw Plaza #02-01 S(329783), 12 pm to 1 pm
  • FairPrice Sun Plaza 30 Sembawang Drive, #B1-01/02 Sun Plaza S(757713), 1 pm to 2 pm
  • FairPrice Finest Zhong Shan Park 20 Ah Hood Road, #02-01 Zhong Shan Park S(329984), 1 pm to 2 pm
  • FairPrice Finest Waterway Point 83 Punggol Central #B2-32 Waterway Point S(828761), 2 pm to 3 pm
  • FairPrice Tampines Central CC Blk 866A Tampines St83, #01-01 S(521866), 3 pm to 4 pm
  • FairPrice Finest Katong Village Hotel 30 East Coast Road Katong Village Hotel, #01-06/07/08/09 S(428751), 3 pm to 4 pm
  • FairPrice Eastpoint 3 Simei St 6, #05-01 Eastpoint S(528833), 4 pm to 5 pm
  • SAFRA Choa Chu Kang: Lion & Dragon Dance Spectacular, Atrium, Level 1, 1 pm to 1.30 pm. Get more details here.
  • SAFRA Jurong: Lion & Dragon Dance Spectacular, SAFRA Jurong Atrium, 2 pm to 2.30 pm. Get more details here.
  • SAFRA Punggol: Lion & Dragon Dance Spectacular, 10 am. Get more details here.
  • Suntec City: LEGO Dragon and Lion Dance Performance, 2.30 pm to 2.40 pm

Dragon Dance Performances

  • FairPrice Telok Blangah Blk 78A Telok Blangah St32, #01-01/02 S(101078), 10 am to 11 am
  • FairPrice Bishan Blk 510 Blk 510 Bishan St 13, #01-520 S(570510), 2 pm to 3 pm
  • FairPrice Bedok North Blk 212 Blk 212 Bedok Nth St 1, #01-147 S(460212), 4 pm to 5 pm
  • Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Illuminated Dragon Dance, Roof Garden, 8.20 pm. Get more details here.

Sunday, 28 January 2024

  • Chinatown Lion Dance Competition: Kreta Ayer People’s Theatre (ticketed), 6 pm
  • FairPrice Woodlands 888 Blk 888 Woodlands Dr 50, #01-757 S(730888), 10 am to 11 am. View the full schedule of FairPrice Lion Dance Performances here.
  • FairPrice Marsiling MRT Station 71 Woodlands Ave 3 #01-01, Marsiling MRT Station S(739044), 11 am to 12 pm
  • FairPrice Lot One Shoppers’ Mall 21 Choa Chu Kang Ave 4, #B1-05 Lot 1 Shoppers’ Mall S(689812), 1 pm to 2 pm
  • FairPrice Bedok North Blk 212 Blk 212 Bedok Nth St 1, #01-147 S(460212), 2 pm to 3 pm
  • FairPrice Geylang Lorong 38 612/620 Geylang Lorong 38 S(389551), 3 pm to 4 pm
  • FairPrice Bukit Batok HT 2 Bukit Batok West Ave 7, #01-10, HomeTeamNS Bukit Batok Clubhouse S(659003), 4 pm to 5 pm
  • Marina Square, Lion dance performances by Singapore Yiwei Athletic Association at the Central Atrium, 3 pm. Get more details here.
  • SAFRA Tampines: Lion & Dragon Dance Spectacular, 12 pm to 1.10 pm. Get more details here.
  • SAFRA Toa Payoh: Lion & Dragon Dance Spectacular, 11 am. Get more details here.
  • Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Illuminated Dragon Dance, Roof Garden, 8 pm. Get more details here.

Friday, 2 February 

  • Waterway Point, L.E.D. Dragon Dance and War Drums Performance, B1 East Wing The Plaza, 7.30 pm

Saturday, 3 February

Lion Dance Performances

  • FairPrice Kampung Admiralty, Blk 676 Woodlands Drive 71, #B1-02, Kampung Admiralty S(730676), 10 am to 11 am. View the full schedule of FairPrice Lion Dance Performances here.
  • FairPrice Canberra Road, Blk 511 Blk 511 Canberra Road, #02-03 S(750511), 11 am to 12pm
  • FairPrice Tai Seng, 18 Tai Seng Street, Maple Tree 18, #B1-13 S(539775), 11 am to 12 pm
  • FairPrice Yishun Ring Rd, Blk 414 Yishun Ring Rd, #01-1853 S(760414), 12 pm to 1 pm
  • FairPrice Finest Blk 202 Hougang St 21, Blk 202 Hougang St 21#01-00 S(530202), 12 pm to 1pm
  • FairPrice Finest Yew Tee MRT, 61 Choa Chu Kang Drive, #01-01 Yew Tee MRT Station S(689715), 1 pm to 2 pm
  • FairPrice Rivervale Plaza, 118 Rivervale Dr #01-08, Rivervale Plaza S(540118), 1 pm to 2 pm
  • FairPrice Finest Komo Shoppes, 963C Upper Changi Road North, #01-01 to 07, Komo Shoppes S(506790), 2pm to 3pm
  • FairPrice Kang Kar Mall, 100 Hougang Ave 10 #01-01/#02-01, Kang Kar Mall S(538767), 2 pm to 3 pm
  • FairPrice New Upper Changi, Blk 57 New Upper Changi Rd, #01-1334/1336/1338 S(461057), 3 pm to 4 pm
  • FairPrice Punggol Drive, Blk 612 Blk 612 Punggol Drive, #01-06 S(820612), 3 pm to 4 pm
  • FairPrice Siglap New Market, 934 East Coast Road, Siglap New Market S(459125), 4 pm to 5 pm
  • FairPrice 653B Punggol Drive, 653B Punggol Drive, #01-06 Singapore 822653, 4 pm to 5 pm
  • FairPrice Finest MyVillage, 1 Maju Ave #B1-11 to #B1-K09 Serangoon Garden Village S(556679), 5 pm to 6 pm
  • FairPrice Serangoon North Ave 1, Blk 152B Serangoon North Ave 1, #01-384 S(552152), 6 pm to 7 pm
  • FairPrice Finest Scotts Square, 6 Scotts Road, #B1-03 to 07 and #B1-10 Scotts Square S(228209), 6 pm to 7 pm
  • FairPrice Toa Payoh Blk 95, Blk 95 Toa Payoh Lorong 4, #01-68/70/72 S(310095), 7 pm to 8 pm
  • SAFRA Yishun: Lion & Dragon Dance Spectacular, 10 am. Get more details here.
  • Suntec City: LEGO Dragon and Lion Dance Performance, 2.30 pm to 2.40 pm.

Dragon Dance Performances

  • FairPrice Compassvale Link, Blk 277C Compassvale Link, #01-13 S(544277), 5 pm to 6 pm
  • FairPrice Finest 111 Somerset, 111 Somerset Road, #01-01/02, #01-21 to 30 S(238164), 7 pm to 8 pm
  • FairPrice Finest Coronation Plaza, 587 Bukit Timah Rd, #01-01, Coronation Plaza S(269707), 8 pm to 9 pm
  • One Punggol, Dragon and Lion Dance (Cai Qing), 8 pm; Lion Dance High Pole Performance, 9.45 pm
  • VivoCity, Welcoming the Dragon, Outdoor Plaza Level 1, 4 pm. Get more details here

Sunday, 4 February

  • FairPrice Telok Blangah, Blk 78A Telok Blangah St32, #01-01/02 S(101078), 10 am to 11 am. View the full schedule of FairPrice Lion Dance Performances here.
  • FairPrice Finest Wisteria Mall, 598 Yishun Ring Road, #01-01Wisteria Mall S(768698), 12 pm to 1 pm
  • FairPrice Punggol Oasis, 681 Punggol Drive Oasis Terraces, #B1-01 S(820681), 1 pm to 2 pm
  • FairPrice Our Tampines Hub 1 Tampines Walk, Our Tampines Hub, #B1-01 S(528523), 2 pm to 3 pm
  • FairPrice Bedok North, Blk 89 Blk 89 Bedok Nth St 4, #01-77/79 S(460089), 3 pm to 4 pm
  • FairPrice Finest The Centrepoint, 176 Orchard Road #B1-09/10 The Centrepoint S(238843), 4 pm to 5 pm
  • FairPrice Finest Artra, 12 Alexandra View, #01-18 S(158736) 5 pm to 6 pm
  • FairPrice Kim Tian, 18/20 Kim Tian Road, S(169252) 6 pm to 7 pm
  • Marina Square, Lion dance performances by Singapore Yiwei Athletic Association at the Central Atrium, 3 pm. Get more details here.
  • VivoCity, Welcoming the Dragon (Dragon dance), Outdoor Plaza Level 1, 4 pm. Get more details here.

Tuesday, 6 February

  • Marina Bay Sands, The Legend of the Dragon Gate Drone Show by the Bay, Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade, 8 pm. Get more details here.

Wednesday, 7 February

  • Causeway Point, Lion Dance on High Poles & Cai Qing Performance, L1 Main Atrium, 1 pm & 7 pm

Thursday, 8 February

  • Causeway Point, L.E.D. Dragon Dance, L1 Main Atrium, 1 pm & 7 pm

Friday, 9 February (Chinese New Year’s Eve)

  • Jewel Changi Airport Lion Dance performance: 3.38 pm, LED Dragon Dance performance: 7.38 pm

Saturday, 10 February (First Day of Chinese New Year)

  • Bird Paradise, Dragon Dance, 9.30 am. Get more details.
  • Children’s Museum Singapore, Lion Dance performance, 12.15 pm. Get more details.
  • Jewel Changi Airport Lion Dance performance, 3.38 pm; LED Dragon Dance performance: 7.38 pm
  • Marina Bay Sands, The Legend of the Dragon Gate Drone Show by the Bay, Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade, 8 pm. Get more details here.
  • Resorts World Sentosa, Lion Dance performance, 10 am. Starlit Dragon Spectacular, LED dancing dragon, 7.30 pm & 8.30 pm. Get more details.
  • River Wonders, Dragon Dance, 11 am. Get more details.
  • Sentosa, Lion Dance on Poles, Central Beach Bazaar, 5 pm and 6.30 pm. Get more details.
  • Sentosa, LED Dragon Dance, 8.10 pm and 9.10 pm. Get more details.
  • Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall: Auspicious Lion & Dragon Dance Performance, 10 am to 11 am

Sunday, 11 February (Second Day of Chinese New Year)

  • Bird Paradise, Dragon Dance, 9.30 am. Get more details.
  • Jewel Changi Airport Lion Dance performance: 12.38 pm, LED Dragon Dance performance: 7.38 pm
  • Marina Bay Sands, The Legend of the Dragon Gate Drone Show by the Bay, Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade, 8 pm. Get more details here.
  • Resorts World Sentosa, Starlit Dragon Spectacular, LED dancing dragon, 7.30 pm & 8.30 pm. Get more details.
  • River Wonders, Dragon Dance, 11 am. Get more details.
  • Sentosa, Lion Dance on Poles, Central Beach Bazaar, 5 pm and 6.30 pm. Get more details.
  • Sentosa, LED Dragon Dance, 8.10 pm and 9.10 pm. Get more details.

Monday, 12 February

  • Jewel Changi Airport Lion Dance performance: 12.38 pm, LED Dragon Dance performance: 7.38 pm
  • Resorts World Sentosa, Starlit Dragon Spectacular, LED dancing dragon, 7.30 pm & 8.30 pm. Get more details.
  • Sentosa, Lion Dance on Poles, Central Beach Bazaar, 5 pm and 6.30 pm. Get more details.
  • Sentosa, LED Dragon Dance, 8.10 pm and 9.10 pm. Get more details.

Tuesday, 13 February

  • Causeway Point, Twin Lions Cai Qing Performance, L1 Main Atrium, 9.08 am
  • Hougang Mall, Lion Dance on High Poles & Cai Qing Performance, L1 Main Atrium, 1.30 pm
  • Resorts World Sentosa, Starlit Dragon Spectacular, LED dancing dragon, 7.30 pm & 8.30 pm. Get more details.
  • Tampines 1, Lion Dance Performance, L1 Atrium, 12.08 pm

Wednesday, 14 February

  • 313@somerset, Lion Dance Performance by the Yiwei Athletic Association at the Main Entrance Level 1, 11 am
  • Bukit Panjang Plaza, Lion Dance Performance, Atrium Level 2, 1 pm. Get more details here.
  • Lot One, Lion Dance Performance, Atrium Level 1, 11 am. Get more details here.
  • Plaza Singapura and The Atrium @ Orchard, Lion Dance Performance, Level 1 Main Atrium, 11 am
  • Swing By @ Thomson Plaza, Lion Dance Performance, Level 1, The Canopy, 5 pm. Get more details here.
  • United Square Shopping Mall, Dragon and Lion Dance and Drum Performance, Basement 1, 1 pm
  • Velocity Novena Mall, Lion Dance and Drum Performance, Level 1 Main Atrium, 5.30 pm. Get more details here.

Thursday, 15 February

  • Bugis Junction, Lion Dance, Level 1, Bugis Square, 11 am
  • Bugis+, Lion Dance, Level 1, Entrance, 12 pm
  • Bugis Street, Lion Dance, Level 1, Entrance, 1 pm
  • CQ @ Clarke Quay, Lion Dance, Level 1, Fountain Square, 6 pm
  • Funan, Lion Dance, Level 1, Atrium, 11 am
  • Jem, Lion Dance Performance by the Yiwei Athletic Association at the L1 Jem Street, 11 am
  • Marina Bay Sands, The Legend of the Dragon Gate Drone Show by the Bay, Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade, 9 pm. Get more details here.
  • NEX, Pluck The Green Lion Dance Performance, 12 pm at the Atrium.
  • Raffles City Shopping Centre, Chinese New Year Lion Dance Performance, Level 1, Fashion Walkway, 2.30 pm. Get more details here
  • Robertson Quay, Lion Dance Performance, L1 Courtyard, 3 pm
  • The Centrepoint, Lion Dance Cai Qing Performance and L.E.D. Dragon Dance, L1 Main Atrium, 11.38 am
  • Westgate, Lion Dance, Level 1, The Courtyard Main Entrance (outside Samsung), 12 pm. Get more details.
  • White Sands, Lion Dance on High Poles & Cai Qing Performance, L1 Atrium, 12.08 pm

Friday, 16 February

  • AMK Hub, Lion Dance Performance, B1 Atrium, 5.58 pm; High Poles Lion Dance Performance, Main Entrance, 6.38 pm; LED Dragon Dance Performance, Main Entrance, 7.18 pm. Get the details here.
  • Aperia Mall, Lion Dance, Level 1, Atrium, 10.30 am
  • City Square Mall, Lion & Dragon Dance of Prosperity, Level 1 City Green Park, 1 pm. Get more details here.
  • Compass One, Lion Dance Performance, Level 2 Atrium, 11.30 am & 5.30 pm. Get more details here.
  • Eastpoint Mall, Lion Dance on High Poles & Cai Qing Performance, L1 Main Atrium, 1.30 pm
  • Great World, Lion Dance, L1 Atrium, 12 pm. Get more details
  • IMM, Lion Dance, Level 1, Main Entrance, 12 pm. Get more details.
  • Jurong Point, Lion & Dragon Dance, JP1 L1 Centre Stage, 2.30 pm. Get more details here.
  • Marina Bay Sands, The Legend of the Dragon Gate Drone Show by the Bay, Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade, 9 pm. Get more details here.
  • Northpoint City, Lion Dance on High Poles & Cai Qing Performance, L1 Atrium, South Wing, 10.38 am
  • Paya Lebar Quarter, Lion Dance Performance by the Yiwei Athletic Association at the L1 PLQ Plaza, 11 am
  • Parkway Parade, Lion Dance Performance by the Yiwei Athletic Association at the Basement Airwell, 3 pm
  • Resorts World Sentosa, Starlit Dragon Spectacular, LED dancing dragon, 7.30 pm & 8.30 pm. Get more details.
  • SingPost Centre, Lion Dance Performance, Level 1 Main Atrium, 1 pm
  • The Seletar Mall, Roar of Fortune Lion & Dragon Dance Performance for the Year of the Dragon, L1 Atrium, 12 pm. Get more details here.
  • The Star Vista, Lions Leaping on High Poles, 1 pm & 5 pm, The Star Plaza, Basement 1. Get more details here
  • Tiong Bahru Plaza, Lion Dance on High Poles & Cai Qing Performance, L1 Main Atrium, 12 pm
  • Waterway Point, Lion Dance on High Poles & Cai Qing Performance, L1 West Wing Village Square, 11.58 am
  • West Mall, Dragon & Lion Dance Performance, 5 pm. Get more details here.
  • Valley Point, Twin Lions Cai Qing Performance, L1 Main Entrance, 1.30 pm

Saturday, 17 February

  • AMK Hub, High Poles Lion Dance Performance, Main Entrance, 6.38 pm; LED Dragon Dance Performance, Main Entrance, 7.18 pm. Get the details here.
  • Compass One, Lion Dance Performance, Level 2 Atrium, 11.30 am & 5.30 pm. Get more details here.
  • Eastpoint Mall, Lion Dance on High Poles & Cai Qing Performance, L1 Main Atrium, 1.30 pm
  • Jurong Point, Lion & Dragon Dance, JP1 L1 Centre Stage, 2.30 pm. Get more details here.
  • Resorts World Sentosa, Starlit Dragon Spectacular, LED dancing dragon, 7.30 pm & 8.30 pm. Get more details.
  • The Centrepoint, Lion Dance on High Poles & Cai Qing Performance, L1 Main Atrium, 1 pm
  • The Star Vista, Lions Leaping on High Poles, 1 pm & 5 pm, The Star Plaza, Basement 1. Get more details here.
  • West Mall, Dragon & Lion Dance Performance, 12 pm. Get more details here.

Sunday, 18 February 

  • Compass One, Lion Dance Performance, Level 2 Atrium, 11.30 am & 5.30 pm. Get more details here.
  • Eastpoint Mall, L.E.D. War Drums Performance, L1 Main Atrium, 1.30 pm
  • IKEA Tampines, Lion Dance, 11 am
  • IKEA Alexandra, Lion Dance, 11 am
  • IKEA Jurong, Lion Dance, 3 pm
  • [Cancelled] Marina Bay Sands, The Legend of the Dragon Gate Drone Show by the Bay, Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade, 9 pm. Get more details here.
  • National Museum of Singapore, Lunar New Year Lion Dance Performance
  • Resorts World Sentosa, Starlit Dragon Spectacular, LED dancing dragon, 7.30 pm & 8.30 pm. Get more details.
  • The Centrepoint, Lion Dance on High Poles & Cai Qing Performance, L1 Main Atrium, 1 pm
  • The Star Vista, Lions Leaping on High Poles, 1 pm & 5 pm, The Star Plaza, Basement 1. Get more details here.
  • West Mall, Dragon & Lion Dance Performance, 12 pm. Get more details here.

Monday, 19 February

  • Century Square, Lion Dance on High Poles & Cai Qing Performance, L1 Main Atrium, 12.08 pm
  • Tampines Mall, Lion Dance Performance, Level 1 Main Atrium, 11 am

Tuesday, 20 February

  • Bedok Mall, Lion Dance, Level 1, Main Entrance, 11 am

Wednesday, 21 February

  • Sengkang Grand Mall, Lion Dance Performance, Level 1 Main Atrium, 11 am

Thursday, 22 February

  • Junction 8, Lion Dance Performance, Level 1 Atrium, 10 am

Friday, 23 February

  • The Star Vista, Lions Leaping on High Poles, 1 pm & 5 pm, The Star Plaza, Basement 1. Get more details here.

Saturday, 24 February


Lion Dance Performances in Singapore for 2024

We hope you enjoy catching these lion dance performances 2024 in Singapore. We think that you may also enjoy this other story on Year of the Dragon greetings or things to do for Chinese New Year in Singapore.

Information is correct as of the time of publication.


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