1. Please note that the lanterns will be switched off daily after operating hours.
  2. Admission to River Hongbao is free and Supertree Grove and The Meadows will be gated for the event on:
    • 20 Jan 2023:  6.30pm to 10.30pm
    • 21 Jan 2023:  6.30pm to 12.15am
    • 22-28 Jan 2023:  2.30pm to 10.30pm

Visitors attending the River Hongbao event will be required to undergo bag checks at the entrance checkpoints. For more information, click here.

River Hongbao

Join River Hongbao’s new bunny mascots Prosperity (福儿) and Longevity (寿儿) for an amazing Chinese New Year experience at Gardens by the Bay. Enjoy glowing lantern displays, stage performances and carnival games, and learn about the evolution of greeting cards and Chinese motifs at an exhibition.

Adding to the festive celebration are virtual activities, including an adorable bunny mascot AR filter on Tiktok that mimics your actions, a live Feng Shui show on Facebook, and online contests with prizes to be won.

This event is jointly organised by the Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations, Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce, and Industry, SPH Media Trust’s Chinese Media Group, Singapore Tourism Board and People's Association.

 Image for illustration purposes only.

Opening Hours1

Fri, 20 Jan 2023
6.30pm to 10.30pm

Sat, 21 Jan 2023
6.30pm to 12.15am

Sun, 22 Jan - Sat, 28 Jan 2023
2.30pm to 10.30pm


Admission is free 


Supertree Grove,
The Meadow,
and SG50 Lattice

Programme Highlights

Embrace the festivities with our amazing programmes!

River Hongbao Lanterns

Gardens by the Bay transforms into a magical garden brought to life by more than 18 enchanting lanterns sets. Look out for the gorgeous star of the festival “Dance of Spring” lantern set nestled within the Dragonfly Lake, the evergreen favourite – God of Fortune at the Meadow and many others!

Golden Garden, Supertree Grove, Meadow, Dragonfly Lake

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Stage Performances

Enjoy dance and musical performances by Chinese cultural troupes, Getai singers and not forgetting our very own Mediacorp artistes. 


Performance Timeslot

Amusement Park

Experience the gentle thrill of the double-storey carousel, adrenaline-pumping bumper boat rides and other exciting carnival games at River Hongbao. Ticket charge apply. 

Supertree Grove

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Food Street

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.

Supertree Grove

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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.

SG50 Lattice

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Frequently Asked Questions
For River Hongbao 2023

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