Happy New Year! It’s the start of 2022 – a period where we look back on the past year, reflect and make resolutions and goals for the new year ahead.

We have compiled a list of new and interesting highlights happening in Singapore for the month of January so you can kick-start the year with gusto and fun! Do check back regularly as we’ll be constantly updating this list.


1. Ding Bakery Home-Made CNY Goodies

best pineapple tart in singapore ding bakery

Award-Winning Home-Made CNY goodies offers same-day delivery!

Ding Bakery specializes in premium melt-in-your-mouth homemade CNY goodies such as pineapple tarts and Kueh Bangkit. Now, they are offering a same-day delivery option to fulfil your sudden cravings!

Their goodies are freshly baked using only premium ingredients to ensure the highest quality and taste. These highly raved CNY goodies are 100% handmade and contain zero preservatives, which is perfect for families with young children or the elderly!
Get never before early bird prices when you preorder now.

Additionally, enjoy free same-day delivery for orders above $100. Check out more promotions on their site today!

Website: cnygoodies.sg

➡️ Related Read: Where To Buy The Best Pineapple Tarts 2022


2. Bountiful New Year Giveaway with Allswell Asian Beverages

Allswell Singapore CNY Contest 2022

This Chinese New Year, Allswell brings to you the gift of wellness! From 1 January to 28 February 2022, stand a chance to win from a total of 8 Grand Prizes and 8 Consolation Prizes when you participate in their CNY contest.

Prizes include a EuropAce 3.2L Air Fryer worth $89 and a EuropAce 12L 2-layer Food Steamer worth $79!

Simply follow these steps to participate:

  1. Purchase $5 worth of Allswell products in a single receipt.
  2. Snap a photo of your receipt (keep the original receipt for verification purposes).
  3. WhatsApp the photo of your receipt and your personal particulars (full name, NRIC / Passport – last 4 digits and contact number) to +65 8857 0138.

Find out more about Allswell Asian Beverages here.

For more information, visit Allswell Asian Beverages for All Generations.


3. Dahlia Dreams 2022

Year of the Tiger at Dahlia Dreams 2022

Usher in the Spring Festival and celebrate new beginnings at the popular Chinese New Year floral display Dahlia Dreams. For the first time, a stunning River Hongbao lantern, Spring Fragrances (花香满溢), takes centre stage in the flower field.

Date: 14 January to 20 February 2022
Time: 9am – 9pm
Venue: Gardens By the Bay
Admission: Charges apply

You can get tickets at discounted prices over at Klook, KKday or Trip.com.

For more information, visit Dahlia Dreams 2022.


4. iLoveReading CNY Promotion

iLoveReading CNY Promotion

Usher in the Lunar New Year with New Reads! From now till 28 February 2022, enjoy 10% off all in-house brands* when you checkout with the code NAP10%. You’ll also receive a complimentary Pilot Pen Stationery Set (worth $15) when you make a purchase with the coupon code.

For more information, visit iLoveReading Lunar New Year Promotion!


5. Light to Night 2022

Light to Night 2022 Singapore

Light to Night, a marquee event of Singapore Art Week, will illuminate the Civic District and beyond with an immersive and expanded line-up of day to night programmes. Organised by National Gallery Singapore in collaboration with its Civic District partners, Light to Night 2022 offers over 60 engaging and multi-sensory experiences for all in its continued phygital format. For the first time, the festival will be held over three weeks, inviting audiences to forge deeper connections with art wherever they are.

Date: 14 January to 3 February 2022

For more information, visit Light to Night 2022.



6. ‘Dislocations: Memory and Meaning of the Fall of Singapore, 1942’ Exhibition

Dislocations Memory and Meaning of the Fall of Singapore, 1942

2022 will mark the 80th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore. To commemorate it, the National Museum will be launching a new exhibition, Dislocations: Memory and Meaning of the Fall of Singapore, 1942 on 29 January 2022. Through the display of personal artefacts and immersive exhibits, the exhibition will uncover different memories and perspectives of the event that changed the course of our nation’s history, and the different ways it is being remembered decades later.

Date: 29 January to 29 May 2022

For more information, visit ‘Dislocations: Memory and Meaning of the Fall of Singapore, 1942’ Exhibition


7. Year of the Tiger Chinese Zodiac Forecast 2022

2022 Year of the Tiger Chinese Zodiac Forecast

To usher in the year of the Tiger 🐯, we asked Feng Shui Master, Master Jo Ching, to share his insights on the Chinese zodiac forecast for 2022. Read the post to find out what the year holds for you!

For more information, visit Year of the Tiger Chinese Zodiac Forecast 2022.


8. Museum Roundtable Lunar New Year Hongbao Campaign

Museum Roundtable Lunar New Year 2022

Now in its 8th iteration, the National Heritage Board’s (NHB) popular Museum Roundtable Lunar New Year Hongbao Campaign returns with limited edition red packet designs based on the Tiger, the Chinese zodiac animal for 2022. Visitors will be able to collect a set of unique red packet designs at each of the 35 participating museums, heritage institutions and galleries. Each set will contain eight pieces of red packets and is limited to one set per visitor.

Date: 7 January to 4 February 2022

For more information, visit Museum Roundtable Lunar New Year Hongbao Campaign.


9. Singapore Art Week (SAW) 2022

Singapore Art Week SAW 2022

The 10th edition will see over 35 Singapore-based projects from its open call, and offerings from close to 600 artists and creatives, curators, and partners from Singapore and countries such as Bangkok, China, Australia, Turkey, the United Kingdom and United States of America. SAW 2022 takes its theme “Art Takes Over” even further in this tenth edition with programmes that spotlight the rich artistic practices of Singapore’s modern and contemporary artists; raise awareness on the infinite possibilities across art mediums, such as the creative use of technology; go beyond the white cube to offer new experiences in unexpected spaces; and present new perspectives from inside out.

Date: 14 to 23 January 2022

For more information, visit Singapore Art Week (SAW) 2022.


10. Free Reusable Antimicrobial Mask For Singapore Residents

Free Reusable Mask by Temasek FoundationPhoto credit: Temasek Foundation

Designed by ST Engineering, the MaskPure™ AIR+ reusable mask provides proven N95-grade filtration against PM2.5 and harmful particles, and antimicrobial protection against 99.9% of viruses and bacteria.

The water-repellent mask can be rinsed once a week (or when dirty), and retains its protective features for up to 30 rinses or more than 7 months if worn daily and rinsed weekly.

Date: 10 to 23 January 2022

For more information, visit Free Reusable Antimicrobial Mask Temasek Foundation.


11. Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2022

Chinatown Lunar New Year

The Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2022 (2022 年牛车水农历新年庆祝活动). Join us to welcome the Year of Tiger this Chinese New Year!­

Date: 7 January to 2 March 2022
Time: Refer to post
Venue: Chinatown

For more information, visit Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2022.


12. New LEGO® Lunar New Year Ice Festival Set

LEGO Lunar New Year Ice Festival

LEGO® Lunar New Year Ice Festival shows the joyful scene of a Spring Festival Ice Skating Park where children celebrate the Chinese New Year with various winter activities in a beautiful ice and snow scene, such as skating on the lake, playing hockey, sledding with penguins and taking photos in a pavilion. As an added surprise, a tiger minifigure is also included in the set to mark the Year of the Tiger in 2022.

You can get this online via Shopee.


13. A Tiger Year Doodle Date With the Dim Sum Warriors

Tiger Year Doodle Date With the Dim Sum Warriors

A creative Chinese New Year activity for families with kids 5-11. Colin Goh and Dr. Woo Yen Yen (creators of the Dim Sum Warriors stories and app) will be hosting a LIVESTREAM read-aloud of the latest Dim Sum Warriors Chinese New Year story, “Celebrating is Hard Work” 《庆祝好累人》together with a bilingual draw along where kids can learn how to draw funny food characters with Chinese New Year Stuff. You get to read funny comics, draw along, and learn Chinese New Year terms in Mandarin and English!

Date: 29 January 2022
Time: 10am
Venue: Livestream link will be sent to registered guests one day ahead of time

Do register here!


14. CDC Vouchers Scheme

PA CDC Vouchers Scheme

Looking for ideas on what to spend your Community Development Council (CDC) vouchers on? With more than 11,000 participating heartland merchants and hawkers in the CDC Vouchers Scheme – and even more to come -– there are so many ways to use your vouchers in the neighbourhood.

Find out what you can snag with your CDC vouchers, from now till 31 December 2022. Simply look out for this decal at participating hawkers and heartland merchants!

For more information, visit PA CDC Vouchers Scheme!


15. Kranji Countryside Farmers’ Market Live Sales

Come join us at the upcoming Kranji Countryside Association Farmers’ Market Local Product Live Sales happening on the 14th January 2022 at 8pm anywhere from the comfort of your home…

Date: 14 & 19 January 2022
Time: 8pm
Venue: Online

For more information, visit Kranji Countryside Farmers’ Market Live Sales.


15. Pongal Celebrations at Indian Heritage Centre 2022!

Pongal is an important festival that commemorates the rice harvest and is celebrated by South Indian communities all over the world, including in Singapore.

Get Crafty this Pongal as the Indian Heritage Centre celebrates the harvest thanksgiving festival with a line-up of fun activities that showcases our rich crafting traditions!

Open House Dates: 8 to 9 & 15 to 16 January 2022
Time: 10am – 5pm
Venue: Indian Heritage Centre
FREE admission for all during Open House dates

For more information, visit Pongal Celebrations at Indian Heritage Centre 2022!


16. River Hongbao 2022

River Hongbao 2022

If you’re looking for a place with full-on Chinese New Year festive vibes, look no further! Join us for an evening of festivities and celebration this Chinese New Year with something for everyone.

Date: 30 January to 6 February 2022
Time: Refer to post
Venue: Gardens by the Bay
Admission: Free (Pre-registration required)

For more information, visit Singapore River Hongbao 2022.


17. Nian Hua: Of Deities, Guardians and Auspicious Art Exhibition

Nian Hua Of Deities, Guardians and Auspicious Art

To herald this Lunar New Year season, Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall (SYSNMH) presents a special exhibition, Nian Hua: Of Deities, Guardians and Auspicious Art, which showcases the centuries-old Chinese tradition of Nian Hua and its significance. Taking place from 21 January to 25 September 2022, it features close to 70 artefacts that originate from different provinces of China and is presented in collaboration with one of the largest museums in China, the Chongqing China Three Gorges Museum.

Date: 21 January to 25 September 2022
Time: Refer to post
Venue: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

For more information, visit Nian Hua: Of Deities, Guardians and Auspicious Art Exhibition.


Note: All details are correct as at the time of publishing. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, no guarantee is given nor responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in the compilation. Readers are advised to check with the respective event organisers for the most updated schedules, venues and details.

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