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Celebrate the Chinese New Year With These Family Activities!

End January with a bang – and just in time for the Chinese New Year! Celebrate the Chinese New Year with these activities you can do with your family. With events spanning from two days to a whole month, the last few days of January will be filled with various displays of culture, festivals, performances, and more! 

Chinese New Year Countdown Party | January 24, 2020

Chinese New Year Countdown Party

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Countdown to the Chinese New Year celebration together with live music, various displays of fireworks, firecrackers, and definitely a lot more! You and the entire family can spend those last moments until the Chinese New Year enjoying the many features and amenities around the Eu Tong Ten Street and New Bridge Road. The mass of people can definitely add to the lively and engaging vibe of the Countdown party!

Venue

Eu Tong Ten Street and New Bridge Road

Date

January 24, 2020 | 9.30 p.m. onwards

Chinese New Year Celebrations | January 25-26, 2020

Chinese New Year Celebrations

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It’s the time! What’s a better way to celebrate the Chinese New Year than with your family surrounded by so much lively energy? You can’t miss the festivities around as the countdown finally leads up to the main celebration. There’s a Street Light-Up set up in the area to add to the bright lights shining in the night. Go to the New Bridge Road and catch the many colourful processions, markets, and live performances for you and your family to enjoy! 

Venue

133 New Bridge Road, #B1-50A Cio Chinatown Point, Singapore

River Hongbao Carnival | January 23 – February 1, 2020

River Hongbao Carnival

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Join Singapore’s iconic event celebrated in an equally iconic floating platform, the NS Square. Watch out for the massive lanterns of Chinese myth and legends handcrafted by craftsmen from China. There are tons of activities you can do with your family as well, such as amusements rides and carnival games. Of course, we can’t forget about the food! A variety of food is available at the outdoor Food Street ready to satisfy your taste buds! 

Venue

The Float @ Marina Bay

Website

http://riverhongbao.sg

Chingay Parade | January 31-February 1, 2020

Chingay Parade

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Be ready for a stunning display of lights and lanterns in this month’s Chingay Parade. Street floats and performers such as dancers, acrobats, and jugglers will fill this parade so feast your eyes! Many artists prepare these performances from all over Singapore, and other countries as well, so the event will genuinely have a multicultural flavour that the performers and audience alike will see and feel. Keep an eye out for the following highlights at this month’s Chingay Parade 2020: 

    • 200-metre long firecrackers
    • Bridge of Harmony Float co-created by the community
    • Heartstopping displays of unique acts and talents
    • Multi-ethnic cultural performances accompanied by elaborately-decorated floats
    • A lot more lights, lasers, fireworks and pyrotechnics

Venue

F1 Pit Building

Website

https://www.chingay.org.sg

Price

January 31, 2020 (Parade 1)

Category 1: $50.00
Category 2: $40.00
Category 3: $28.50

February 1, 2020 (Parade 2)

Category 1: $60.00
Category 1: $50.00
Category 1: $28.50

Packages and Discounts

Passion Card Holders: 20% Discount
Singaporean & Permanent Residents (PRs): 15% Discount
Friends & Family: 10% Discount + Additional 20% with Passion Card

Spring Surprise | January 27-February 9, 2020

Spring Surprise Singapore

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This isn’t exactly a Chinese-centric event, but it is one where you can get more than just a glimpse of various cultures all in one place. Prepare for a real surprise because there’s a lot in store for you in this two-week event! Event highlights include the Golden Pyro Dragon Dance where you can watch beautiful showers of firework-like sparkles you and your family will surely enjoy. There’s also definitely something for the kids – they’ll love The Story of Nian, a shadow puppet show, accompanied by music and drama. Other festivities include acrobatic stunts, music performances, a festive bazaar, and a lot more! 

Venue

Gardens By The Bay. 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953

Website

https://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en/whats-on/calendar-of-events/spring-surprise-2020.html

Price

Admission is FREE. Admission charge to Flower Dome applies.

The end of the month but the start of a year! Celebrate beginning and ending with these multicultural events and activities you can do with your family.

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