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Chingay Parade 2024: Essential Guide and Tips

Chingay Parade 2024: Essential Guide and Tips

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This year, Chingay Parade returns to the F1 Pit Building on 23 & 24 February 2024. It is one of the biggest events in Singapore featuring thousands of performers and plenty of beautiful parade floats.

This year’s theme is “Blossom” which signifies the growth, transformation, and flourishing of both individuals and communities and Chingay’s aspirations for like-minded people to come together to blossom as one community.

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: 23 February 2024 (Fri) & 24 February 2024 (Sat)
Time: 8pm

Chingay Parade’s Location

Chingay Parade 2024 will be held at F1 Pit Building.

Chingay Parade’s Ticket

Fri, 23 Feb 2024:
S$50, S$40, S$28.50, S$20

Sat, 24 Feb 2024:
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?

Last year, if you didn’t manage to get a ticket but you want to watch Chingay Parade, there was an option of standing 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. It hasn’t been announced yet whether the standing area will be back this year.

Alternatively, if you can’t get a ticket, you can watch the parade online on Chingay’s Youtube.

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.

Chingay Parade 2023 - Route Map
2023 Map (Source: Chingay)

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Chingay Parade 2023 - Route Map
2023 Map Legend (Source: Chingay)

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.

This year’s Chingay will feature 3,500 performers, 17 community-made floats, 5 large Chingay floats and a 230m interactive floor projection, which is Singapore’s longest floor projection ever for a street parade!

Here are some scenes from last year’s Chingay.

Chingay Parade 2023 - Mini Float
Mini Float (Source: BYKidO)
Chingay Parade 2023 - Performances
Performances (Source: BYKidO)

PAssionArts Street

A section of the event venue at F1 Pit Building will be transformed into a PAssionArts Street.

This space will feature community art installations and interactive art activities collaboratively crafted by residents and community artists.

Chingay National Education (NE) – Blossoming Art Installation

Also located around the event venue at F1 Pit Building, is a section called Chingay National Education (NE) – Blossoming Art Installation.

This section features blossom-themed artistic installations, crafted from recycled materials by the students from seven primary and secondary schools.

Beyond the parade: Chingay @ Heartlands

Chingay@Heartlands are events held by Community Clubs to bring the festival closer to residents.

Performances and Chingay floats will be parading through various estates over several weekends from 25 Feb 2024 onwards.

More details regarding the venue and schedule will be released soon.

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