Please note that this is an overdue event

River Hongbao @Gardens By The Bay

Enjoy an enchanting Chinese New Year experience at Gardens by the Bay with the delightful mascots Xiaohe (晓河) and Dragon 'Wei Long' (伟龙) from River Hongbao! 


Immerse yourself in the festive ambience featuring massive glowing lanterns, captivating stage performances and relish carnival games. You can also explore the vibrant food street and traditional lantern riddles & trade booths, as well as a special exhibition showcasing the history and development of Chinese New Year markets in Singapore.

Adding to the festive celebration are virtual activities, including an online metaverse where you could get rewarded for collecting 8 “Dragon Pearls” scattered across the event space, a live Feng Shui show on Facebook, and online contests with prizes to be won.  

This event is jointly organised by the Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations, Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SPH Media Trust’s Chinese Media Group, Singapore Tourism Board and People’s Association.

River Hongbao Lanterns

Gardens by the Bay transforms into a magical garden brought to life by more than 20 enchanting lantern sets. Look out for the largest-ever lantern display featuring the magnificent, suspended dragon that will swirl around the Supertrees alongside the evergreen favourite, God of Fortune.

  • Golden Garden, Supertree Grove, The Meadow, Dragonfly Lake

Stage Performances

Enjoy dance and musical performances by diverse cultural troupes, Getai singers and not forgetting our very own Mediacorp artistes.

  • Supertree Grove

Amusement Rides

Take flight aboard majestic flying elephants and experience a sweeping panoramic view of the enchanting gardens from lofty heights. Bump around in dodgem cars or try your luck at high-percentage win rates carnival games. Ticket charges apply.

  • The Meadow

Food Street

The highly anticipated food stalls are back at this year’s River Hongbao. Pick your favourite snack as you explore what the food stalls have to offer. 

  • The Meadow

Lantern Riddles & Trade Booths

Engage in the age-old tradition of solving lantern riddles, and discover a variety of innovative merchandise that comprises of interactional activities that elevate your New Year celebrations with your loved ones.

  • Colonnade


Curated by the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, this exhibition showcases the historical development of Chinese New Year markets in Singapore since the 1950s. It features interactive elements and installations that enable visitors to immerse themselves in the lively and festive ambience of Chinese New Year markets in the past. Through the exhibition, visitors can understand the way of life, values, and traditions of the Chinese community in Singapore.

  • The Meadow

Firecrackers Show Time

  • 8 & 10 Feb, 8pm
  • 9 Feb, 12pm


Image Credit: Gardens By The Bay





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