Get the kids excited this Lunar New Year with light shows, festive activities and more!

Get the kids excited this Lunar New Year with light shows, festive activities and more!

Lunar New Year is not only a time for happy reunions - hearty chatter and laughter at family gatherings, as well as indulging in yummy delicacies. It can also be a time for some family-bonding fun with your loved ones! Check out how you can usher in the Year of the Rooster with festivities and activities at The State of Fun that both young and old will enjoy. What’s more, the activities are free* for all!

As bright red festive decorations and dazzling lights fill up every inch of our streets, do you find yourself caught up in a mad rush to spring clean every corner of your home, or trawling lively seasonal street bazaars just to snag the best bargains on jars of goodies and cartons of mandarin oranges?

Mums and Dads, other than being preoccupied with checking things off your to-do list with the Lunar New Year fast approaching, you can make the most out of the festive season by also planning some family-bonding time at Sentosa.

This year, The State of Fun will be offering an abundance of activities and promotions that will enthrall both young and old, and get everyone grooving to the Lunar New Year mood in no time.

Read on for more exciting Lunar New Year activities at Sentosa, The State of Fun.

Bond with your loved ones at Love in Springtime

Don’t just stay indoors after house visitations this Lunar New Year. Head down to Love in Springtime, where you can create new and cherished memories with your loved ones leading up to the Lunar New Year, including the upcoming Valentine’s Day.

Merlion Magic Lights!

Get the kids excited this Lunar New Year with light shows, festive activities and more!

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If you enjoy music and amazing visual effects, then you’ll love the impressive display of lights that are in sync to the music on the iconic Sentosa Merlion, the Guardian of Prosperity. The night extravaganza weaves together a dazzling display of colours, lights and music to give you an unforgettable visual and auditory experience. Catch the show before it’s over!

Where: Merlion Plaza

Date: 21 January – 26 February 2017

Time: 7.45pm, 8.15pm, 8.45pm & 9.15pm

Two additional shows at 9.45pm & 10.15pm on weekends, eve of public holidays and public holidays) 

 

12 Zodiac Lanterns

Get the kids excited this Lunar New Year with light shows, festive activities and more!

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Get your camera ready to capture a unique Lunar New Year memory with the 12 Chinese zodiac lantern displays each stylised to tell a love story. This is where junior can soak up the festivities, while learning a thing or two about about kinship, friendship and more. And of course, don’t miss out on the captivating view when the lanterns light up at night!

Where: Palawan Green

Date: 21 January – 26 February 2017

Time: 11am – 11pm

 

Thank You for the Music 3 的傻瓜

Get the kids excited this Lunar New Year with light shows, festive activities and more!

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On the 15th day of Lunar New Year, also the Chinese Valentine’s Day, have a picnic date with your family and friends while enjoying a live music performance by 音乐的傻瓜 (fools of music), made up of active members from the 1980s local music scene! What’s more, free Tangyuan (sweet glutinous rice balls) will be given and guests can participate in the making process as well.

This concert is directed by local composer and music producer 张家强 (Zhang JiaQiang), featuring local musicians including 黄进福 (Wee Chin Hock), 唐远铭 (Gary Tng), 伍慧玲 (Goh Huay Leng), 刘素莲 (Low Soo Noi) and 梁美娴 (Leong May Han). Returning for the 3rd time, it will bring you folk songs, oldies, Xinyao and more!

Where: Palawan Green

Date: 11 February 2017

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm

 

Festive Bundle 新年福袋

Get the kids excited this Lunar New Year with light shows, festive activities and more!

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Enjoy more fun with the Prosperity, Fortune and Reunion bundle that include attraction tickets, F&B vouchers and memorabilia! These bundles are exclusively for Mastercard® cardholders and will be available for purchase online from 13 January – 12 Febuary here.

 

Spin-the-Prosperity Wheel 来运

Get lucky this Lunar New Year! Sentosa has prepared S$15,000 worth of prizes including MasterCard pre-paid cards, and Sentosa vouchers and souvenirs to be given away! Simply charge S$68 to your Mastercard on Sentosa and get a chance to spin the prosperity wheel! What’s more, Islander members and Festive Bundle新年福袋customers enjoy an additional spin.

 

Spin Details:

Date: 27-29 January, 3-5 February, 10 -12 February

Time: 2 – 8pm

Where: Merlion Plaza

Mums and Dads, doesn’t a visit to the Sentosa sound like the most festive way to start the Lunar New Year together? With something in store for the whole family, you can be sure that everyone will have a fun and unforgettable experience at Sentosa, The State of Fun!

 

*Island Admission and car park charges apply.

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Written by

Nicole Chng

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