Usher in a prosperous Lunar New Year with meet and greets with beloved characters, a special Lo Hei and LED Dance of the Dragon

Universal Studios Singgapore Lunar New Year 2022Hop into Fun at Universal Studios Singapore with festive meet and greets, an exciting night Lo Hei event during extended weekend opening hours, beautiful cherry blossom trees and the chance to collect attractive gifts.

Welcome the Year of the Rabbit with a fun-filled and auspicious start at Universal Studios Singapore. From 13 January to 5 February 2023, Hop into Fun with festive meet and greets, an exciting night Lo Hei event during extended weekend opening hours, beautiful cherry blossom trees and the chance to collect attractive gifts.

Festive Meet and Greets

Have an unforgettable Chinese New Year at the park-wide Festive Meet and Greets. Exchange well wishes with a whole host of characters in their Lunar New Year best: DreamWorks Animation’s Po and Tigress from Kung Fu Panda, DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek, Princess Fiona, Puss and Kitty, as well as Alex, King Julian and Gloria from Madagascar. Sesame Street’s Elmo, Cookie Monster, Grover, Oscar and Abby as well as Woody and Winnie Woodpecker join in the fun too. Keep an eye and ear out for Optimus Prime and Megatron, whose special Chinese New Year greetings in Mandarin are sure to delight guests.

Visit the Minions

Watch Illumination’s Minions celebrate the New Year with an exciting performance. Fans are in for a treat with Kevin in his specially designed bunny outfit. And don’t forget to grab selfies with the Minions.

Night Festivities

During this period, enjoy an exciting night programme with extended weekend opening hours until 8pm on select nights. Stay and Lo Hei with The Stars over three Chinese New Year weekends – 21 to 24 January 2023, 27 to 29 January 2023 and 3 to 5 February 2023.

The festivities at New York kick off with a special yusheng experience with Sesame Street friends. Join Elmo, Oscar, Abby and Cookie Monster at the New York Public Library bedecked with dozens of glowing red lanterns, as they add ingredients and blessings to the yusheng dish for extra wealth and prosperity, and toss to a year of abundant luck. The celebrations do not end there – the Dance of the Dragon lights up the night in majestic fashion with a neon dragon, colourful new dragon poi, as well as dancers and drummers wearing brilliant LED lights.

Auspicious Cherry Blossom Street

Stroll down Hollywood Boulevard and snap some extra-lucky selfies with the beautiful pink cherry blossom trees that adorn the streets.

Daily Ang Bao Giveaway

From 22 to 30 January 2023, visit Universal Studios Singapore and receive a lucky red packet filled with exciting goodies such as Universal Express passes, retail or food vouchers, plushies and more, while stocks last!

Guests can get their hands on exclusive merchandise featuring the Minions dressed up as their favourite Chinese Zodiac animals, and tuck into an abundance of tasty treats inspired by the flavours of spring.

The Chinese New Year activities are included with regular admission to Universal Studios Singapore.

Guests can purchase one-day adult admission tickets at S$88 and one-day child admission tickets at S$68. Each ticket comes with a Universal Studios Singapore food and beverage voucher and retail voucher.

In addition, guests can continue to enjoy world-class attractions and entertainment in the theme park.

More information can be found at here.

You can purchase Universal Studios Singapore One-Day Ticket via Klook or KKDay.

S.E.A. Aquarium (S.E.A. 海洋馆)

From 13 January to 5 February, celebrate Spring in the Sea in the Year of the Water Rabbit with 100,000 marine animals at the wondrous S.E.A. Aquarium (S.E.A. 海洋馆) as it dons aqua-themed Lunar New Year decorations. Discover eight auspicious animals like the foxface rabbitfish and learn about their amazing traits along the Trail of Fortune.


Welcome a prosperous year with Singapore’s only Underwater Dragon Dance, back after a three-year hiatus! Join Ru Yi the Mermaid at Underwater Tales as she shares enthralling stories about her marine friends and how to protect their homes. Visitors can also capture treasured moments at the Festive Meet-and-Greet with the adorable Manta mascots dressed in their Lunar New Year best!

You can purchase S.E.A. Aquarium tickets via Klook or KKDay.


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