Things To Do This Weekend for Couples in Singapore (20-22 Jan)
Sep 13, 2023
Let's usher in the year of the Rabbit with some CNY themed activities and some cute cafes. Drum roll please...
River Hong Bao
📍Gardens By The Bay | 📅 20 to 28 Jan 2023
The River Hongbao festival is back once again!
River Hong Bao is an annual event that takes place in the lead-up to Chinese New Year. During the festival, a large display of colourful lanterns is set up around the marina bay area, where visitors can participate in various cultural activities, such as performance by the lion dances and live stage performances featuring local talents on different themed nights including Getai Night, Xinyao Night and Singapore Talent Night.
Besides the live performance and gazing lanterns, there will also be amusement ride offering a thrilling and entertaining experience for families and friends.
📍Cathay Cineplexes/ Eaglewings Cinematics/ Golden Village/ Shaw Theatres/ WE Cinemas | 📅 Opening in Cinema on 19 Jan 2023
Starring Gerad Butler and Mike Colter, the movie “Plane” is an Action, Adventure and thriller movie.
The film tells a story of a Commercial airline pilot Brodie Torrance heroically lands his storm-damaged aircraft on a remote jungle island in the Philippines, only to find himself stranded in a lawless war zone and the newfound target of ruthless pirates gunning to take the plane and its passengers hostage. As the world searches for the missing aircraft amidst a growing media frenzy, Ray must keep his passengers alive long enough to be found or to find a way out.
The King Of Musang King
📍Cathay Cineplexes/ Eaglewings Cinematics/ Golden Village/ Shaw Theatres/ WE Cinemas | 📅 Opening in Cinema on 21 Jan 2023
Catch the King Of Musang King this Lunar New Year, a movie director by our famous local director “Jack Neo”.
The movie story is about Mao Shan (Jack Neo) who is an ambitious durian farmer who wishes to expand his sales overseas against pressures from the "Three Heavenly Kings" of the business. He helps Mei Lian (Yeo Yann Yann), his neighbor and sole supporter, to improve her durian farm harvests, and develops feelings for her in the process. However, Mei Lian's long-separated husband, Jin Shui (Mark Lee), returns, complicating things. Jin Shui tries to influence Mei Lian's children against Mao Shan, as Mao Shan fights to save both their businesses and win Mei Lian's heart.
Mandai Wildlife Reserve
📍Singapore Zoo/ River Wanders | 📅 21 Jan - 5 Feb
Hop in the Lunar New Year with Mandai Wildlife Reserve during this festive season to welcome the year of the Rabbit“兔” (tù)-gether with the mini Rex rabbit. Get a chance to meet your favourite animals revealing festive greetings. Be amazed by the talents of the sea lion and trainer during the presentation times.
Also, get a chance to join the adorable mini rex rabbit and witness their cuteness as they “Lo- HAY” during the specific time slot.
East Coast Stand Up Comedy
📍Crane Joo Chiat 281 Joo Chiat Road Singapore, 427539 | 📅 Multiple Dates 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Want to enjoy an evening full of laughter? Book a ticket for a stand-up comedy at Crane JooChiat.
With the very best comedians in Singapore bringing their talents to Joo Chiat, the East Coast is now officially the coolest part of Singapore.
Local comedian stars & household names Rishi Budhrani, Fakkah Fuzz, Sharul Channa, Deepak Chandran, Jinx Yeo, Prem John, Siraj Aziz, , Artur Akhmetzyanov & Jacky Ng have brought the house down at East Coast Comedy alongside a curated list of the very best up-and-coming comedians in the local comedy circuit.
Good Chai People
📍225 East Coast Road Singapore 428922 | 📅 Monday - Sunday
Singapore’s 1st chai café that puts a spotlight on handmade artisanal sticky chai.
Chai is a type of tea that originated in India. It is made by brewing a mixture of black tea leaves with a combination of aromatic spices such as cardamom, ginger, cloves, cinnamon, and pepper. The spices are often added to a sweetened milk base to create a creamy, spiced tea.
At Good Chai, they don’t only sell Chai milk tea. They also provide different variations of coffee and smoothies. Eye-watering pastries, salads, starters, and mains are also on their menu.
Do check them out during this Chinese New Year weekend if you happen to be around the area!
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