What’s on this weekend: 17 – 18 February 2018

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Soak in the festivities at the River Hongbao
Join the masses at the annual River Hongbao, where performers from around the world will showcase their culture and heritage. Check out dazzling lantern displays and fireworks, and shop for New Year goodies at a festive bazaar.

14 – 24 February 2018, 2pm – 11pm daily (until 1am on eve of Chinese New Year), The Float@Marina Bay. Check out the event website for more information.

Ring in a paws-perous new year
Wildlife Reserves Singapore is celebrating the Year of the Dog with a festive lineup of activities at Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and the Singapore Zoo! Find out if 2018 is your lucky year with the Zoo-diac Trail, enjoy lion dances, meet the God of Fortune mascots, and catch special pointer dog appearances at the birds of prey show.

15 February – 2 March 2018, various timings, Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo. Click here for the programme.

Welcome springtime
At Gardens by the Bay, springtime marks the start of surprises. There’ll be special UV light performances, craft workshops, meet-and-greet sessions with the God of Fortune, and even a doggie playground.

From now until 25 February 2018, all day, Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay. Click here for more details.

Catch Mandopop acts at The Promontory
Flock to The Promontory for an exciting lineup of Mandopop acts who’ll be performing rock and pop tunes over the first few days of the Lunar New Year. Catch rocker Alfred Sim, pop singer Tay Kexin and young singers BECKA, Jeff Ng and more!

15 – 18 February 2018, various timings, The Promontory@Marina Bay. Visit the Facebook event page for more details.

Visit an indoor butterfly aviary
It’s close encounters of the fluttery kind at the indoor butterfly enclosure at Harbourfront Centre. Your kid can learn about different species of butterflies, and discover the four stages of a butterfly’s life. There are also craft workshops for families, sing along sessions and a bug challenge.

From now until 2 March 2018, all day, Harbourfront Centre. Click here for more information.

Have your fortune told
Keen to know what 2018 brings for you? Learn how Eastern and Western cultures use divination to attempt to tell the future, and watch various masters conduct live fortune telling demonstrations at Resorts World Sentosa’s Fortune Street event.

From now until 25 February 2018, various timings, Festive Walk at Sentosa. Find out more here.

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