Celebrations in Chinatown

Explore every corner of Chinatown up to two weeks prior to Chinese New Year and witness the high-spirited crowds preparing for the festive celebration. Feast on a variety of traditional Chinese New Year delicacies at the Festive Street Bazaar or shop for decorative items at the bustling street market. There is also a free walking trail conducted in English for those who wish to discover more about Chinatown's heritage and culture while basking in the festival atmosphere.

Chinatown Chinese New Year Light Up

Soak in the atmosphere of Chinese New Year with a stroll through Chinatown during the Chinese New Year Light Up. Jaw-dropping light displays frame the vibrant and bustling festival atmosphere, as street performers and artists entertain and enthral visitors on the pavements and squares of Chinatown.

See the dazzling Chingay Parade

Prepare for a party as the Chingay Parade rolls into town. Dazzling light and fire shows and thousands of performers from all over the world take to the streets in huge, intricately designed floats, as dancers, magicians and other performers mingle throughout the crowd. Book a room or suite at PARKROYAL on Pickering and stay within easy reach of the festivities, which generally go on for two days or more.

River Hongbao

Situated an easy stroll from PARKROYAL on Pickering, River Hongbao is Singapore's biggest Chinese New Year carnival. Held at The Float at Marina Bay, visitors can enjoy unique artistic performances and dazzling fireworks displays during this spectacular celebration. A highlight of the city's cultural calendar, River Hongbao is a must-see event for those who wish to immerse themselves in the unique culture and heritage of Singapore's Chinese New Year.

Chinese New Year 2016

Chinese New Year in 2016 takes place on Monday, 8 February 2016. Chinese New Year celebrations in Singapore last for 15 days from the first day of the Chinese New Year.