Top tips for Travellers during Chinese New Year in Singapore
27 January – 16 March
Visitors can soak in the festive mood as locals prep for Chinese New Year. Singapore’s colourful and historical Chinatown neighbourhood which will see the streets lined with beautifully designed lanterns and illuminated in the lead up to, and throughout the 15 days of Chinese New Year.
14 – 24 February
Usher in the Chinese New Year at the River Hongbao, a celebration of all things Chinese at Singapore’s iconic Floating Platform at Marina Bay. It’s a feast for all the senses – view dazzling mural lanterns, indulge in delicious street food, enjoy the family rides and games, and don’t miss the fireworks display held every night this year to mark the event. www.visitsingapore.com/en_au/festivals-events-singapore/annual-highlights/river-hongbao/
Chinese New Year
16 – 17 February
Officially taking place on the 16 and 17 February, Chinese New Year is ultimately a celebration of home and family. Aussie travellers will be able to soak in the festive mood throughout the Chinatown neighbourhood with celebrations in the form of colourful processions, seasonal markets and lively lion dances.
23 – 24 February
Enjoy the largest street performance and float parade in Asia! From the F1 Pit Building to Marina Bay, this street extravaganza epitomises the dynamism of Singapore’s vibrant and multicultural society with floats, performers, dancing dragons, prancing lions and more. Tickets start at AUD $26.94, visit: www.visitsingapore.com/festivals-events-singapore/annual-highlights/chingay-parade-singapore/