5 Things to do on CNY Long weekend

Gong Xi Fa Cai first of all to all of you who are celebrating the Lunar New Year of the Rooster and to others, have a great long weekend.

For peeps who are celebrating, there are so many things to do: Reunion Dinner, Visitations and enjoy the bliss of the festive season. Those who have long weekend, there is lots to do too. Am featuring a few activities that we all can indulge in during CNY long weekend – they are for the whole family!

“DAHLIA DREAMS” FLORAL DISPLAY (大丽花之梦) at Gardens by the Bay

Usher in a prosperous Lunar New Year with family and friends as Gardens by the Bay celebrates Spring with its first floral display of 2017 – “Dahlia Dreams”!

Be greeted by the auspicious, gilded hues of yellow, orange and red Dahlias (大丽花) and Begonias (秋海棠) as you step into the crisp climate of the Flower Dome. Take in the beautiful sights while strolling through the Chinese garden inspired landscape, complete with a three-tier pagoda, a pavilion, moon gates, and even intricate sculptures of adorable chickens to welcome the Year of the Rooster. Adding to the festive ambiance and bringing an innovative twist to tradition is the projection mapping depicting scenes of Lunar New Year celebrations – a first for the floral displays at Gardens by the Bay!

Dahlia Dreams is on from Friday, 20 January 2017 – Sunday, 19 February 2017 Time: 9am – 9pm

Usher in the Year of the Rooster with abundance of treats and delights at City Square Mall!

Lion Dance performance, and a outdoor carnival is happening at Kids’ favorite City Square Mall. Do visit!

From now till 5 Feb, spend a min. of $200* ($300* if inclusive of NTUC FairPrice receipts) to receive a chance at the “Sure-Win Fortune Spin” and win bountiful treats such as $50, $10, $5 City Square Mall shopping vouchers, red packets and exclusive premiums.

Plus, head out to the L1 City Green park for some spring fun at the Outdoor Carnival with a giant Rooster inflatable slide, games and rides!

Some Crafty fun at Home

Why not come up with your own CNY decos? Make a DIY dragon or a cute Rooster…Let your imagination run wild and Mom, Dad, Bro, Sis all can have a blast. Keep some Yang Yang Cookies with you and munch on while creating your craft.

Short Fun Getaway to Legoland

The act of play connects families with the true values of the LNY  which mainly emphasizes on unity and togetherness. This festive season, be sure to make new memories and bond over quality family time through various LEGO® Rooster LNY themed activities, exclusively at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort.
Check whether you can still grab their Flash Deals too!

Food, Food and more Food

What’s CNY and long weekend without filling tummies with the most sumptuous festive treats? Be it pineapple tarts or steamboat – it’s time to celebrate taste buds too!

Have a look here and here. We have listed some fab festive food for you.

Gong Xi Fa Cai! Huat ah…

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22 thoughts on “5 Things to do on CNY Long weekend”

  1. I was so amazed by the golden pineapple cake! So gorgeous! I really really wish I could visit Gardens by The Bay someday :O

  2. Chinese New Year is really a colorful celebration and we, Pinoys are starting to love this tradition. Nowadays, CNY is also commemorated here and little by little, we embrace the practices being done during this season.

  3. Happy Chinese New Year! The Chinese community resident here in Madrid also celebrated it in a big way, but not as cool as in your city … The crafts you did with your children are precious <3

  4. Chinese New Year is a non-working holiday here in our country but basically the celebrations are limited in Chinatowns all over the country. We used to visit my grandparents on this day to have a family reunion and enjoy my grandma’s goodies.

  5. My work doesn’t realky allow me to go on long weekends. But this is a good idea if you are not yet sure how to spend the days.

  6. Oh wow, the shiny pineapple cake definitely caught my attention. I’m pretty overwhelmed by the hype on the chickens… especially by Mediacorp’s embarrassing guji guji dab song-dance~

  7. There seems to be so many activities going around for CNY and the vibes are just as lovely and festive 🙂 Will certainly check one the ones you mentioned, looks like its going to be a great start for the year 2017!

  8. I really want to experience Chinese New Year in China or where there is a strong Chinese culture. We do have that celebration here as well, but I guess, it is more festive there in Singapore. Maybe in the next few years I would be able to spend CNY there. 🙂 I still have to visit Gardens by the Bay despite having traveled to Singapore a few times.

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