Leap into the Lunar Year of the Dragon as Marina Square kickstarts the Chinese New Year celebrations on 6 January 2024 with prosperous rewards, auspicious activities and traditional performances. Eat, play, shop and soak in the Lunar New Year festivities all under one roof at Marina Square.

Marina Square Lunar New Year 2024

Prosperous Treats Exclusively for Marina Square Rewards Members

This Lunar New Year, from 6 January to 24 February 2024, prosperous treats and rewards await Marina Square Rewards Members amid the festivities at Marina Square! For those who are not yet a member, simply download the Marina Square app, available on both iOS and Android, register for free, and redeem the treats and rewards.

Marina Square Red Packets 2024

Marina Square Rewards Members may redeem a set of Marina Square’s limited edition red packets¹ upon spending *$80 at eligible F&B/retail outlets.

Marina Square Rewards Members may redeem a $10 Marina Square eVoucher² by spending *$150 at eligible F&B/retail outlets.

Marina Square Rewards Members may redeem $3 in car park dollars³ by simply spending *$50 at eligible F&B/retail outlets.

¹ Limited to 2 sets of Red Packets per member per day, while stocks last.
² Limited to 1 redemption per member per day, while stocks last.
³ Limited to 1 redemption per member per day. Limited to first 100 redemptions on weekdays (Monday – Thursday) and 150 redemptions on weekends (Friday – Sunday).
*Up to 3 same-day combined receipts and charge slips from eligible purchases made at qualifying F&B/Retail Outlets (excludes receipts issued by temporary fair vendors at atrium fairs). Present physical receipts and charge slips at the Customer Service Counter at the point of redemption. Other T&Cs apply.

Spring Garden with Chinese Zodiac Characters

Join us for festivities at the Central Atrium Spring Garden from 12 January to 24 February 2024. Be captivated by the 12 zodiac characters, each embodying its unique personality, charisma and vitality. Visitors can pose for photos with each zodiac character, stand next to the blush-pink cherry blossom trees and floral-shaped arches. Visitors can also learn about each zodiac character, fortune forecasts and lucky aspects for the new year – all in the spirit of good fun.

Auspicious Activities & Traditional Performances

Enjoy a plethora of activities specially curated for the festive celebration. Visitors can grab the rare opportunity to sign up for the Dragon’s Beard Candy making workshop and witness the award-winning lion dance troupe taking centerstage with breathtaking performances.

Dragon’s Beard Candy Making Workshop & Savour Exclusive Dragon’s Elixirs

📅 27 Jan & 3 Feb 2024
⏰ 3pm – 4.30pm
📍 Atrium

Dragon's Beard Candy Making Marina Square

Have a sweet start to the Year of the Dragon by participating in Marina Square’s first-ever Dragon’s Beard Candy making workshop and savour Dragon’s Elixirs. Visitors, from adults to the young, can discover the art of crafting dragon’s beard candies together. Dragon’s Beard Candy is a traditional Chinese sweet that dates back hundreds of years. It is prepared by hand-pulling firm malt into thousands of delicious, melt-in-the-mouth thin threads resembling its namesake “dragon’s beard”.

During the 1.5-hour workshop, watch and learn directly from dragon’s beard masters Roger and Elaine Poon, the relatives of late “Auntie Lily”, Singapore’s first female Dragon’s Beard Master from Singapore Dragon’s Beard. Participants will learn the history and legends of this imperial delicacy, plus try their hand at making around 10 candies with Coconut and Peanut fillings. As an exciting highlight of the workshop, every participant will also be handed the exclusive Dragon’s Elixirs and experience what it is like to be a roaring dragon, emitting a dragon’s misty breath. Each participant will savour the delicacies filled with peanut, coconut, and sesame. Discover a taste like never before and capture the unforgettable moment with Instagram-worthy photos.

The workshop is priced at $38 for a single adult or an adult with a child below 12 years old, register for the workshop at Marina Square’s Customer Service Counter.

Each participant will also receive a complimentary pack of specially designed red packets and Betsubara ice-cream voucher worth $6.

Lion Dance Performance & God of Fortune Appearance

📅 21, 28 Jan & 4 Feb 2024
⏰ 3pm
📍 Atrium

Lion Dance Cai Qing Performance

📅 15 Feb 2024
⏰ 1.38pm
📍 Marina Square Atrium

Usher in the Lunar New Year with spectacular lion dance performances by Singapore Yiwei Athletic Association. The award-winning local lion dance troupe, made up of performers aged between 13 to mid-20s, has recently done Singapore proud by clinching top spot at the Genting World Lion Dance Championship. Expect a variety of lion dance routines on high poles from the international champions, accompanied by rhythmic beats of drums, gongs and cymbals.

To spread an abundance of good fortune to all visitors, the God of Fortune will also make a surprise appearance. Be in for a treat as 28 lucky visitors will get to walk away with irresistibly cute plush toys from the God of Fortune.


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