Continuing from Events in January 2016, here are what events and festivals to expect in February 2016.

Don’t forget to check out our list of Where to Go During Chinese New Year 2016 and the best thing is most of them are free for locals.

Note: All details are correct as at time of publish. Readers are advised to check with the various event organisers for the most updated schedules.

1. Kinderland Open House
An Invitation to explore The World of a Kinderland Child. Open House @ Kinderland.

Date: 25 to 27 February 2016
Venue: Participating Kinderland Centres
RSVP to register your interest via Kinderland Open House


2. MindChamps PreSchool Welcome Day
Nurture all aspects of your pre-schooler with MindChamps PreSchool’s world proprietary curriculum that is uniquely synthesised.

Date:27 February 2016
Venue: MindChamps Centres
Time: 10am to 12.30pm

For more information, visit MindChamps PreSchool Welcome Day


3. Little Talent Show 2016 Audition
If you’re aged 7 to 12 years old and have a talent to showcase to everyone, eXplorerkid’s got the stage for you! Don’t miss this chance to be the next big thing!

Date: 27 to 28 February 2016
Venue: Aster 1 & 2 @ Pavilion, Downtown East
Time: 11am – 6pm

For more information, visit Little Talent Show 2016

eXplorerkid’s Little Talent Show6


4. Chinese Cultural Evening
Come join Chengzhu Mandarin Centre for an evening of Chinese Cultural Arts Extravaganza with your family! Please RSVP to register.

Date: 27 February 2016
Venue: Chengzhu Mandarin Centre, Rochester Mall Level 3
Time: 6pm – 7.30pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Chinese Cultural Evening 华族艺术之夜


5. Stories Alive
Join Julia Gabriel Centre for an hour of interactive storytelling where stories come alive with our teachers through drama, music, songs and colourful storybooks.

Date: 27 February 2016
Venue: Chengzhu Mandarin Centre, Rochester Mall Level 3
Time: 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Stories Alive

stories alive julia gabriel feb2016


6. Raising Financially Savvy Kids Workshop
This workshop will equip parents with kids from 5 to 7 years old on everything parents need to know about inculcating positive money habits and attitudes to help kids become future money masters.

Date: 25 to 26 February 2016 (Postponed)
Venue: SWCO
Time: 9am – 6pm
Price: $1298. Enter ‘TNAP’ to get a special price at $399.
For more information, visit Raising Financially Savvy Kids Workshop

Raising Financially Savvy Kids 2016


7. Treasures of the World from the British Museum 
Storytelling Sessions For Children By Kamini Ramachandran: Listen to stories from far and wide, featuring magical creatures, mighty gods and brave heroes. Then create a simple craft based on the stories, and take it home with you!

Date: Sat & Sun, 27 & 28 February (Gods Making Mischief)
Sun, 13 March (The Hero’s Journey)
Sun, 27 March (Located @ PERFORM Space at PLAY@NMS, Level 3)
Venue: National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
(The Salon, Level 1)
Time: 1pm & 3pm (1 hour session)
Complimentary for all adult exhibition ticket holders.
Each ticket admits one adult and one child (ages 4 to 7). Please email to register.

For more information, visit

Treasures of the World


Events and Festivals in February that are already over.

Li Chun 立春 2016
4th of February marks a brand new year in the lunar calendar. Do you know that on this very day your eggs can balance off from the ground? It is also a day to celebrate the start of Spring and is well-known to be an auspicious day to bank in money.

Find out the auspicious timings to bank in money via Li Chun (立春) 2016

li chun egg can stand


Saturdays@ACM: Monkey Business
Usher in the Lunar New Year at ACM. Watch an acrobatic lion dance performance, customize your own spring couplets, and discover fascinating facts about Chinese New Year.

Date: 6 February 2016
Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum
Time: 1pm to 5pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit

Saturdays@ACM: Monkey Business
Image Source: ACM


Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations
Join us to swing into the Year of the Monkey with the spectacular celebrations lined up for this Chinese New Year celebrations at Chinatown.

Date: 16 January to 8 February 2016
Venue: Chinatown Singapore
Admission: Free

For more information, visit Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2016

Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations

Photo credit: Kreta Ayer-Kim Seng Citizens’ Consultative Committee


River HongBao 2016
Immerse in the Lunar New Year festive ambience and celebrate River Hongbao’s 30th Anniversary at Singapore’s iconic floating platform. There will be 9 days of fun-filled extravaganza of lights, sights, sounds and fireworks to celebrate this momentous milestone. Be sure that there’s never a dull moment at River Hongbao!

river hongbao 2015 2016

Date: 6 January to 14 February 2016
Venue: The Float @ Marina Bay
Time: 2pm to 11pm
Admission: Free

For more information, visit


Valentine’s Day 2016 Bandstand Music Series
Enjoy the picturesque setting of the Gardens with your loved one this Valentine’s Day. Be serenaded under a moonlit sky by tunes from live bands and have your fill of picnic-styled nosh.

Date: 13 and 14 February 2016
Time: 6pm – 10pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens Bandstand
Admission: Free


Gardens By The Bay
Catch different styles of lion dances – including the lesser-seen northern lion (北狮) dance – all in one place at the Supertree Grove. Be awed by a medley of original choreography and amazing stunts!

Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2016
Time: 5pm
Venue: Supertree Grove
Admission: Free

Gardens By The Bay
Image Source: Gardens By The Bay


I Can Read Day
You are invited to celebrate with us here at I Can Read® Bedok for a whole day of fun! Activities include Drawing contest. Free Takara Tomy Mario Kart 7 racing Eraser worth S$10 when you RSVP today!

Date: 20 & 21 February 2016
Venue: I Can Read City Square Mall
Time: 10am – 5pm
To register, visit


My Gym @Buona Vista Playgroup Open House
Come join us in our Open House on 20th Feb 2016 (Sat) at 5.30pm and experience why so many parents trust us in nurturing their children. Free goodie bags worth $68 for the 1st 30!

Date: 20 February 2016
Venue: 35 Rochester Drive #03-24/25/26 Rochester Mall Singapore 138639
Time: 5.30pm
For more information, visit My Gym @Buona Vista Playgroup Open House


Lunar New Year 农历新年 2016
The Chinese New Year is one of the most important day of the year for chinese around the world. The celebrations start from New Year’s Eve till Yuan Xiao 元宵节 which is about 15 days later. Chinese New Year falls on the 8 Feb 2016 and we will welcoming the year of Monkey. Want to know what is in store for you in the year of monkey? Find out in our Zodiac Forecast 2016

Zodiac Animal Signs in 2016


10. Lunar New Year at AMK Hub
The mall’s main entrance will be transformed by 12 larger-than-life Chinese zodiac animals at the Main Entrance, and shoppers are encouraged to read their zodiac forecast for the coming year!

Shoppers are invited to AMK Hub on 13 Feb 2016 for a fun-filled day of activities and giveaways, where they will be entertained by a dazzling LED Lion Dance Performance, fun carnival games, and will receive complimentary popcorn, candy floss, and balloons.

AMK Hub will be holding a Big Surprise Grand Draw on 13 February 2016. For the first time, $45,000 worth of prizes will be up for grabs with the grand prize winner walking away with $20,000 in AMK Hub vouchers! A fun-filled afternoon of carnival games, giveaways, and performances that are not to be missed awaits shoppers!

Date: 15 January to 21 February 2016
Venue: AMK Hub

AMK Hub Night 2016


Chingay Parade 2016
Chingay 2016 marks the first year of Singapore’s next 50 years towards SG100 and hence, Chingay 2016 is aptly themed, “Lights of Legacy, Brighter Singapore”, celebrating the legacy and wisdom of our founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and other founding fathers based on the core values advocated by them and pledging our support to live by it and move forward together towards a Brighter future Singapore!

Date: 19 and 20 February 2016
Time: 8pm (Pre-Parade: 7pm)
Venue: F1 Pit Building (Next to Singapore Flyer)
Admission: Ticketed Event

Chingay Parade 2016
Image Source: People’s Association.


Gardeners’ Day Out (GDO)
Enjoy the picturesque setting of the Gardens with your loved one this Valentine’s Day. Be serenaded under a moonlit sky by tunes from live bands and have your fill of picnic-styled nosh.

Date: 20 February 2016
Time: 9am – 5pm
Venue: Hortpark, The Exhibition Gallery & Lifestyle Corner
Admission: Free but selected workshops and talks are chargeable. (Pre-registration required at least 10 days in advanced)
For more information, visit