Top 5 Kid-Friendly Activities to Join this Lunar New Year

With the auspicious Lunar New Year of the Dragon approaching, it is time to plan where to bring your kids and families during this festive season! In this article, we delve into vibrant events and activities in Singapore, ensuring your Lunar New Year holidays are truly memorable for you and your families.

Dahlia Dreams 2024 at Gardens by the Bay

Treat yourself and your family to an exhilarating day out at Gardens by the Bay’s Dahlia Dreams 2024! This festive season, the Gardens by the Bay’s Flower Dome will come alive with a grand centrepiece: a close to 7m-tall dragon that stretches over 15m in length, surrounded by thousands of dahlias of varied shapes, sizes, and colours. Get ready to be amazed by the captivating floral display and take the opportunity to capture more photos with your kids and families! Your kids will embark on a journey of learning about beautiful blooms as well!

Date: 19 Jan – 25 Feb 2024

Purchase tickets here.

BeLONG’s Art Playground at SCCC Roof Garden

Looking for a place where your kids can play to their heart’s content while experiencing the fascinating Chinese culture? BeLONG’s Art Playground at the Singapore Chinese Culture Centre is the perfect place to explore this festive season! Inspired by Singapore’s iconic HDB dragon playgrounds, BeLONG’s Art Playground is an interactive rooftop art installation, welcoming the young and young at heart to create wonderful memories together while having a great time playing and hopping at the playground! 

Date: 18 Dec 2023 – 30 Apr 2024

Free admission. Click here to view the website.

Spring in the Sea at Sea Aquarium

All kids love marine animals! What about discovering the underwater world of over 100,000 marine animals with your kids at Sea Aquarium? This time, your kids will get to meet and greet with the lovable manta mascot, Manja, and receive hearty Chinese New Year greetings from him. Also, be sure to witness Singapore’s only underwater dragon dance presentation amongst majestic marine life too! From 26 January onwards, the Sea Aquarium will be decked out with fun and fascinating festive décor. Remember to snap more photos and share the perfect moments on your social media! 

Date: 26 Jan – 25 Feb 2024

Purchase tickets here.

Image credit: https://www.rwsentosa.com/en/promotions/attractions/spring-in-the-sea

Lunar New Year Event with LEGO at Suntec City

Calling all LEGO enthusiasts! Mark your calendar for an exciting Lunar New Year event at Suntec City, happening from 18 January to 25 February. This event will feature an exciting lineup of activities, events, and exclusive promotions; all centred around your favourite LEGO bricks!

Dates: 18 Jan – 25 Feb 2024
Admission: Free

Chingay 2024 at F1 Pit Building

Be sure to join Chingay Parade 2024, taking place on 23 and 24 February at the F1 Pit Building! Chingay 2024 is set to be one of the most promising and spectacular shows in Singapore! This year, audiences will bask in the captivating theme of “Blossom’ which signifies the growth, transformation, and flourishing of both individuals and communities and Chingay’s aspiration for like-minded people and partners to come together to blossom as one community. Some of the highlights of the event include a 230m Interactive Floor Projection, a Blossoming Art Installation, and PAssionArts Street where you can try your hands at various art activities.

Date: 23 & 24 Feb 2024 (8 pm)

Purchase tickets here. (PAssion Card Members get to enjoy a 20% discount!)

Image credit: https://www.chingay.gov.sg/about-us/the-chingay-story/

As we gear up for the upcoming Chinese New Year, be sure to fill your holiday with some kid-friendly activities and take the opportunity to strengthen bonds with your kids, no matter their age. Wishing everyone a Happy and Prosperous Lunar New Year 2024!

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