Bask in the prosperity of the Tiger Year with your family and friends at one of Singapore’s biggest Chinese New Year festivals – River Hongbao 2022!

River Hongbao 2022Image credit: River Hong Bao

Capture family moments with the interactive and larger than life festive lantern displays, including an 18-metre tall God of Fortune. Experience dazzling stage performances and immerse yourself with the amazing songs brought to you by Getai and Xinyao singers. Explore the Chinese culture and learn the history of New Year paintings from the exhibition.

Singapore River Hongbao 2022Photo credit: Li Ping

Stand a chance to win grand prizes on-site, as well as virtually through the River Hongbao website.

Don’t miss this chance to experience this festive event with your family and friends at River Hongbao 2022!

Date: 30 January to 6 February 2022
• Sun, 30 Jan: 6.30pm to 10.30pm
• Mon, 31 Jan: 6.30pm to 9pm and 9.30pm to 12.15am (next day)
• Tue, 1 Feb to Sun, 6 Feb: 2.30pm to 4.30pm, 5pm to 7.30pm and 8pm to 10.30pm
Venue: Gardens by the Bay

River Hongbao GBTB 2022Photo credit: Li Ping

Admission is free but pre-booking of tickets is required. Visit here for details.

Charming Lanterns

Charming LanternsImage credit: River Hong Bao

Journey through the lush flora and fauna of Gardens by the Bay and discover an enchanting line-up of giant lanterns from Chinese mythology. A total of 30 lantern sets will be featured this year, including the crowd favourite God of Fortune, and a floating lantern sited at the landmark ‘Dragonfly Lake’.

Singapore River Hongbao GBTB 2022Photo credit: Li Ping

River Hongbao Giant Lanterns 2022Photo credit: Li Ping

Nian Hua: Changing Times, Unchanging Aspirations

Nian Hua: Changing Times, Unchanging AspirationsImage credit: River Hong Bao

With the theme “Nian Hua: Changing Times, Unchanging Aspirations”, this year’s exhibition takes visitors on a journey through time to find out more about traditional Chinese art and painting. Be sure to have your phones ready to participate in an escape-style mini-game, simply look for QR codes next to artefacts scattered around the exhibition hall to trigger your first clue. Get the full experience from home with the virtual 360 version of this exhibition.

Nightly Festive Shows

Nightly Festive ShowsImage credit: River Hong Bao

Chope your seats for the nightly performances at the River Hongbao central stage. There will be different music, song and dance performances each night featuring the crowd-favourite Getai shows, action-packed martial arts display and performances by Singapore musical talents.

Amusement Rides

Amusement RidesImage credit: River Hong Bao

This year, River Hongbao will feature kids-friendly rides and carnival games from the Double-Story Horse Carousel to a giant Inflatable Playground, Robotic Rides, Pirate Ship and Trackless Train rides.


We have compiled a list of Where to go during Chinese New Year 2022 especially for our readers. Click on the image to read more.

Where to Go During Chinese New Year 2022

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