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Usher into the Year of the Dog with your family at these Chinese New Year celebrations held around the ethnic enclave of Chinatown! Immerse yourselves in a multi-sensory experience of the Chinese culture and heritage, amidst the boisterous crowd, vibrant mix of colors and traditional architecture with touches of contemporary elements.

Festive Street Bazaar

Festive Street Bazaar
The variety of stalls lining up the streets of Chinatown is something not to be missed during the festive period! Treat yourself to mouth-watering New Year delicacies and traditional goodies such as almond cookies and preserved fruits, and shop for decorative items to be displayed around your home to welcome the Lunar New Year!

Date:    

Fri, 26 Jan - Thur, 15 Feb

Time: 

6pm - 10.30pm (Daily)
6pm - 1.00am (Chinese New Year's Eve)

Venue: 

Pagoda Street, Smith Street, Sago Street,
Temple Street and Trengganu Street

 

Official Light Up and Opening Ceremony

Official Light Up and Opening Ceremony
Soak in the festive spirit of the Lunar New Year with the Official Light Up and Opening Ceremony. Get ready to be awed by captivating performances put up by both local and China leading tropes. Check out the spectacular firecrackers and fireworks display which will bring the joyous celebrations to greater heights!

Date: 

Sat, 27 Jan

Time: 

6pm - 10pm

Venue: 

New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street

 

11th International Lion Dance Competition

11th International Lion Dance Competition
Steeped in tradition and culture, the lion dance is a symbolic act that brings good luck and drive away evil spirits. It has gained popularity over the years and now recognized as an international sport. Head over to Banda Street to witness the skillful stunts and intricate moves of 10 reputable tropes from Singapore and Asia Pacific as their vy for the honor of being 'the best of the best'.

Date: 

Fri, 2 Feb & Sat, 3 Feb

Time: 

6.30pm - 10.30pm

Venue: 

Carpark at Banda Street (off Sago Lane)

Ticket Information 

Tickets available for purchase at:

Kreta Ayer Community Club
28A Kreta Ayer Road
Singapore 088995
For enquiries or to book, please call (65) 6222 3597
Enquiry & Booking Hotline: Daily from 9am to 9pm

Chinatown Visitor Centre @ Kreta Ayer Square
2 Banda Street (Behind Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum)
Operating Hours: Daily from 9am to 9pm (inclusive of Public Holidays)

 

Chingay 2018 @ Heartlands

Chingay 2018 @ Heartlands
A hallmark event of Singapore and Asia, Chingay 2018 @ Heartlands will reprise in Chinatown featuring special performances by local and overseas artistes. Be sure to bring along your cameras to capture the beautifully decorated floats as they parade the streets of the heartland.

Date: 

Sun, 25 Feb

Time: 

6pm - 10pm

Venue: 

New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street

 

Visit Chinatown Festival for more information on other events and programmes to celebrate the Lunar New Year!