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There’s A Carnival At Orchard Road With Nostalgic Booth Games, Carousel & Choo Choo Train

Orchard Lunar Carnival 2024

Given the many things to do along Orchard Road, it’s no surprise that it is one of the most popular haunts amongst locals and tourists alike. Thrill junkies can get their adrenaline fix at joints like Trifecta, while those looking for something more chill can head over to places like ME Cafe & Games.

But if you’re looking for a kid-friendly activity, you’ll be glad to know that the Orchard Lunar Carnival 2024 is going on from now till 25th February. The whimsical rides will certainly entertain the little ones while the colourful game booths will evoke memories of classic arcades for the adults.

Where is the Orchard Lunar Carnival being held?

The carnival spans across the open walkway from Wisma Atria to Ngee Ann City.

When is the Orchard Lunar Carnival running till?

It runs from now till 25th February 2024 and is open from 4.30pm-10pm on weekdays, and 3pm-10pm on weekends and public holidays.

Retro carnival rides like carousels & swings

Image credit: J’Kids Amusement

While it might not necessarily share the sick views of scenic train rides in Asia, the Mini London Train is a leisurely, safe ride to amuse kids.

Image for illustrative purposes only.
Image credit: J’Kids Amusement

Other retro rides include the Flying Carpet, Royal Horse Carousel, and Clown Swing. These rides are all catered for children under 12 years of age but adults can accompany the little ones on the carousel.

Snag plushies & toys while playing retro carnival games

Image credit: J’Kids Amusement

Popular carnival games such as Ring Toss, Darts, and Lobster Pot are also available, should you wish to try snagging a plushie or 2 for bae. These are housed in whimsical circus tents, great for adding a splash of colour to your IG feed.

How much do the games cost to play?

Each game costs 6 credits to play, while 2 games cost 10 credits. These are available through the J’Kids Funcard, which can be purchased at the ticket booth right outside Takashimaya. Each card costs $10 and comes preloaded with 10 credits. These can then be topped up for more credits.

Visit the Orchard Lunar Carnival today

Image credit: J’Kids Amusement

Whether you’re looking for things to do this weekend, or just want to reminisce those carefree childhood days, consider paying the Orchard Lunar Carnival a visit.

Find out more about the Orchard Lunar Carnival


Location: Open walkway along Orchard Road, in front of Wisma Atria & Ngee Ann City
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 4.30pm-10pm | Sat-Sun 3pm-10pm
Contact: JKids Amusement website

Other places to explore along Orchard Road:

Cover image adapted from: J’Kids Amusement, via Instagram