Leap forward to a Prosperous and longevity-filled Year of Rabbit at one of Singapore’s biggest Chinese New Year festivals – River Hongbao 2023!

River Hongbao 2023

The most spectacular Chinese New Year holiday tradition returns from 20 to 28 January 2023 – bigger and better!

Come and join Fu-er and Shou-er as we usher in the Year of the Rabbit 兔gether. Be dazzled by the lantern displays, spectacular stage performances and a host of other festivities at River Hongbao 2023. The event is FREE and no tickets are required for admission.


River Hongbao Lanterns 2023 Entrance

Gardens by the Bay transforms into a magical garden brought to life by more than 18 enchanting lanterns sets.

River Hongbao Lanterns 2023

Keep your eyes peeled on the gorgeous star of the festival, the “Dance of Spring” lantern set. Nestled within the ‘Dragonfly Lake’, the 20m-long floating lantern is truly a sight to behold. This year, the lanterns have been infused with modern themes, ideas and pop-culture references. How many of them can you spot?

River Hongbao Lanterns 2023 Gardens by the Bay

Stage Performances

There are lots to look forward to from 20 Jan to 28 Jan. A host of entertainment programmes awaits you from the main stage. Enjoy dance and musical performances by Chinese cultural troupes, Getai singers and not forgetting our very own Mediacorp artistes.



The Greetings and Blessings: Chinese New Year Cards Then and Now

The Greetings and Blessings: Chinese New Year Cards Then and Now exhibition showcases Chinese New Year cards mainly from the 1950s to 1970s in Singapore. With the inclusion of diverse and interesting elements, these cards feature the vibrant scenes of a past Singapore, and reflect social trends as well as Chinese traditions, culture, and values.

美食街 Food Street

River Hongbao 2023 Food Street

What is Chinese New Year without a festive treat. The highly anticipated food stalls are back at this year’s River Hongbao. Pick your favourite snack as you explore what the food stalls have to offer.

Amusement Rides

River Hongbao 2023 Amusement Rides

Spend time with the family in a fun-filled carnival atmosphere. Experience the gentle thrill of the double-storey carousel, bounce with your children on the inflatable playground or dodge as many cars as you can on the bumper car track.

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Feeling adventurous and hoping to soak in the Chinese New Year atmosphere? We have compiled a list of Where to go during Chinese New Year 2023, especially for our readers.

Where to Go During Chinese New Year 2023

Looking for CNY goodies for your home? Here’s where to buy pineapple tarts and bak kwa in Singapore.

Ding Bakery Pineapple Tarts

Want to shower your family and friends with blessings and bountiful gifts this CNY? Here is a list of unique CNY gifts and hampers to consider gifting!

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