After 2 years of virtual parade, Chingay Parade comes back with a live edition at the F1 Pit Building on 3 & 4 February 2023. It is one of the biggest events in Singapore featuring thousands of performers and plenty of beautiful parade floats.
This year’s theme is “Embrace Tomorrow” which completes the trilogy that began with 2021’s “Light of Hope”, followed by 2022’s “Ignite Our Dreams”.
If you’re planning to catch the parade, here are the essential guide and tips you need to know.
Chingay Parade’s Date and Time
Dates: 3 February 2023 (Fri) & 4 February 2023 (Sat)
Chingay Parade’s Location
Chingay Parade 2023 will be held at F1 Pit Building.
Chingay Parade’s Ticket
Fri, 03 Feb 2023:
S$50, S$40, S$28.50, S$20
Sat, 04 Feb 2023:
S$60, S$50, S$28.50, S$20
Passion Card members will get 20% discount. Tickets can be booked from Sistic.
What to do if you can’t get a ticket?
As of 30 Jan 2023, tickets have been sold out. If you didn’t manage to get a ticket but you want to watch Chingay Parade, you have 2 options.
Option 1: Head to the standing are at F1 Pit Building. Admission to the standing area is free, however, it is based on a first-come-first-served basis. Once the capacity is filled up, admission for the remaining people will be stopped.
Option 2: Watch the parade online on Chingay’s Youtube on 3 Feb, at 8pm.
How to go to Chingay Parade
By Car: The nearest carparks are Millenia Walk and Suntec City. From there, walk to F1 Pit Building. There’s no drop-off point at F1 Pit Building.
By Taxi: The nearest drop-off point is Millenia Walk. Alternative drop-off points are Millenia Tower, Marina Square, Pan Pacific Singapore and Conrad Centennial Singapore. From there, walk to F1 Pit Building. There’s no drop-off point at F1 Pit Building.
By MRT: Take the Downtown Line or Circle Line and alight at Promenade Station. Alternatively, you can also take the MRT to Bayfront Station or Esplanade Station. From there, walk to F1 Pit Building.
What to see at Chingay Parade
There will be a line-up of exciting performances, such as singing performances, dancing performances, skateboard and parkour showcase, elaborate costume showcase, and various creatively-designed floats.
Here are some sneak peek from the preview.
Beyond the parade: Community Art Installations
The Container Art Installation is made up of 28 numbers of 20ft and 40ft containers. It is designed and conceptualised by Sam Lo, and co-created by 480 youths. The Container Art Installation serves as a performance backdrop for Chingay 2023.
After the parade is over, the Container Art Installation will be open for public for free, from 5 to 9 February 2023.
Beside Container Art, visitor to the Community Art Installations will also get to see the Rabbits ART-Venture and Chingay Mini Floats.
Community Art Installations
5 February 2023 | 2pm – 10pm
6 – 9 February 2023 | 6pm – 10pm
F1 Pit Building
Beyond the parade: Chingay @ Heartlands
Chingay@Heartlands are events held by Community Clubs to bring the festival closer to residents. Here are the various Chingay @ Heartlands events.
Chingay @ East Coast 2023
Location: Open Field next to Blk 19 Bedok South Road
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2023
Time: 7.00pm to 10.00pm
Chingay @ OTH
Location: Our Tampines Hub
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2023
Time: 6.30pm to 10.00pm
Chingay 2023 @ Chua Chu Kang GRC & Hong Kah North SMC
Location: Keat Hong Square
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2023
Time: 7.30pm to 10.30pm
Ang Mo Kio GRC, Kebun Baru And Yio Chu Kang SMCs Chingay @ Heartlands 2023
Location: Fernvale Square
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2023
Time: 8.00pm to 10.00pm
Chingay @ Nee Soon
Location: MPC @ Khatib
Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2023
Time: 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Celebrations @ Tanjong Pagar
Location: Discover Tanjong Pagar Community Green
Date: Sun, 5 Mar 2023
Time: 7.00pm to 9.45pm
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