Exciting events and things to do this New Year's Eve in Singapore!

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Wondering what to do on New Years Eve in Singapore 2018? We bring you the list of all the exciting events happening in town to usher in the new year!

Mums and dads, wondering what to do on New Years Eve in Singapore 2018? We bring you the list of all the exciting events happening in town to usher in the new year!

Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2019 To Ring In The New Year With Hopes And Dreams

As the year draws to an end, Marina Bay and the Civic District are set to host an exciting line-up of events and activities for all ages and interests. Come midnight, the public will also be invited to count down to the New Year with a seven-minute long fireworks display.

Below is a summary of the events presented by Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2019: 

At Marina Bay:

  • Build A Dream Initiative – Light Projections on the façade of The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, ArtScience Museum and The Merlion

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Venue: The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
Date and time: 26 to 30 December 2018, 8pm-10.30pm, every 15 minutes
31 December 2018, 8pm-11.30pm, every 15 minutes

Venue: ArtScience Museum
Date and time: 29 to 31 December 2018, 8.15pm, 8.30pm, 8.45pm, 9.15pm, 9.30pm,
9.45pm, 10.15pm, 10.30pm

Venue: The Merlion
Date and time: 29 to 30 December 2018, 8pm-10.30pm, every 15 minutes
31 December 2018, 8pm-11.30pm, every 15 minutes

  • STAR ISLAND Singapore Countdown Edition in conjunction with Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2019

Venue: The Float @ Marina Bay
Date: 31 December 2018
Time: 5pm to 2am

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This multi-sensory fireworks musical will feature a combination of dazzling fireworks and
pyrotechnics, lights, 3D surround sound and performance acts by Taiko drummers, dancers, fire performers and more.

Here's what to expect:

  • Six chapters of themed fireworks from Japan, each choreographed to a unique soundtrack
  • More than 60 minutes of exciting stage performances against a fireworks-lit city skyline
  • 3D surround-sound by more than 200 special speakers for the ultimate audio-sensory experience
  • LED wristbands given to each audience member that will respond to the show
  • Pre-programming with F&B marketplace, roving performances, family activities
  • After-midnight DJ party… and more to come!

For ticketing details, visit www.star-island.sg

  • Let’s Celebrate 2019 by Mediacorp

Venue: The Promontory
Date: 31 December 2018
Time: Entry at 7pm

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Mediacorp’s Let’s Celebrate 2019 countdown show will be hosted by Chua En Lai and Sonia Chew, featuring Mediacorp artistes and local acts as they usher in the New Year.

Visitors will get to enjoy live performances by Taufik Batisah, Gentle Bones, Joanna Dong, Sufi Rashid, Shabir, as well as the newly-crowned SPOP Sing! winner Jarrell Ng and the top three finalists.

Entry is FREE.

For more details, visit toggle.sg/LetsCelebrate2019

  • Food Truck Fest

Venue: Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza
Date and time: 28 December to 30 December 2018, 5pm to 11pm
31 December 2018, 5pm to 1am

Food Truck Fest features a delicious line-up of modern local food, with a gathering of 14 food trucks, caravans and kombi vans. Visitors can expect to experience an array of Singapore’s favourite dishes all in one location, including New Ubin Seafood and Fishball Story.

To find out more, visit: https://www.facebook.com/foodtruckfestsg/

Venue: Bayfront Event Space
Date: 22 December 2018 to 24 March 2019
Time: 4pm to 11pm (extended hours till 2am on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve)

prudential carnival rides

The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival returns to Bayfront Event Space for the second year. Offering 50 thrilling rides and games, including four new ones, visitors are guaranteed an exciting time.

Roving food trucks will be at hand to satiate hunger pangs; buskers will roll out entertainment; and visitors can learn new skills from local artisans through a curated series of art and craft workshops.

To find out more, visit: www.marinabaycarnival.sg

  • Esplanade Presents Come Together

Venue: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
Date: 31 December 2018
Time: 6.15pm to 1am

Groove into the New Year at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre which will feature six different performances with acts by Nick Zavior, Amni Musfirah, Bloco Singapura and NovoBloco.

Timothy Nga hosts this stellar line-up of musical talent that will serenade listeners into 2019.

At the Esplanade Concourse, musician Bennett Bay together with Jana Ann and Rachel will return to for a series of three shows on New Year’s Eve.

Car-Free New Year's Eve @ Civic District: 

Car-Free New Year’s Eve (NYE) will transform the Civic District area into a bustling activity hub with a myriad of programmes for the public to enjoy.

From 4pm on 31 December, St Andrew’s Road, part of Fullerton Road, the stretch of Connaught Drive between Esplanade Park and The Padang will be closed to traffic, enabling the public to enjoy the activities in car- free comfort.

Here are some activities for families to enjoy at Civic district:

  • Families for Life NYE Celebrations

Venue: Esplanade Park, Empress Lawn and Connaught Drive
Date: 31 December 2018
Time: 5pm to 11pm

Families for Life (FFL)’s NYE Celebrations includes bouncy castles within Esplanade Park. At Empress Lawn, receive free picnic mats after “Liking” FFL’s Facebook page.

Friends and families will get to take home their memories in the form of 3R photo prints at the instant photo booth after posting it on their social media accounts.

FFL Mobile Café will be parked along Connaught Drive and will hand out free snacks and drinks to members of the public.

  • Countdown Movie Screening with MovieMob 

Venue: Empress Lawn
Date: 31 December 2018
Time: 7.30pm to 12.30am

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Get entertained by back-to-back outdoor screenings of Night at The Museum and Night at the Museum 2, as well as live band performances by local bands and singers such as Ryan with Joy Alexis on guitar, from 5.30pm-6.15pm, and local band 23 Skyline from 11.30pm to 11.59pm, and after the fireworks till 12.30am.

  • Revelry Market

Venue: Connaught Drive
Date: 31 December 2018
Time: 5pm to 1am

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Shop to your heart’s content at Connaught Drive, with the TGIF Craft Market featuring an eclectic mix of hand-made goods, ladies’ apparel, innovative toys for children.

Revellers can also hop on the Popcycle for a spin around Connaught Drive and Fullerton Road
from 8.30pm to 11pm.

  • HPB Fitness Countdown Party 2019 

Venue: Esplanade Park and St Andrew’s Road
Date: 31 December 2018
Time: 5pm to 12mn

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Indulge in some healthy fun with family-friendly activities including golf, archery, giant pong, and giant board games like Snakes and Ladders and Tic Tac Toe along St Andrew’s Road, as well as Bubble Soccer at Esplanade Park from 5-7pm.

Fitness enthusiasts can go on to kick-start their New Year with the Countdown Dance Workout with Fight-Do, K-Kardio and Zumba, along St Andrews’ Road in front of the National Gallery
Singapore.

Participants can pre-register for the Countdown Dance Workout at bit.ly/hpb-countdown2019.

Walk-in registration for Countdown Dance Workout will open at 8pm.

  • LOOP @ The Incubator

Venue: The Incubator @ Esplanade Park
Date: 1 to 31 December 2018
Time: Tues to Fri – 4pm to 10pm, Sat to Sun – 10am to 10pm, New Year’s Eve – 10am to
1am

Running for the whole month of December, LOOP is a plastic-free pop-up experience open to the public. The Incubator brings together local craft makers, food and beverage vendors and household and beauty companies offering eco-friendly products.

  • ACM New Year’s Eve Dance Party 

Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum
Date: 31 December 2018
Time: 8.30pm to 1am (museum opens until 2am)

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Take a late-night breather to explore exquisite Asian art in the galleries of the Asian Civilisations Museum, or sashay into 2019 with the special New Year’s Eve dance programmes.

Salsa Workshop (8.30pm to 9.30pm)
Feeling nervous or looking for dance partners? Join the giant dance circle in a beginners’ workshop introducing basic salsa dance moves. Bring your own shoes (or take them off) and a healthy dose of energy!

Free registration at ptix.at/xThZoD

Salsa Dance Floor (9.30pm to 1am)
No registration required. Put on your dancing shoes and bring on that festive spirit!

  • Exhibitions at National Gallery Singapore 

Venue: National Gallery Singapore
Date: 31 December 2018
Time: 10am to 10pm

Explore the first exhibition on Minimalism in Southeast Asian that gives you a look into this influential art movement that has had a profound influence not only on the visual arts, but also on music, performance, fashion, architecture and design.

Admission fees will apply for Minimalism: Space. Light. Object. exhibition. Admission to other permanent galleries will be free for citizens and Permanent Residents upon showing their pink or blue Identity Cards at the ticketing counters on 31 December.

Refer to www.nationalgallery.sg for details and opening hours.

  • The Philharmonic Orchestra presents New Year’s Eve Countdown Concert 2019     

Venue: Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall
Date: 31 December 2018
Time: 10pm to 11.59pm

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Expect musical fireworks under the baton of conductors Lim Yau and Lin Juan in this much-anticipated concert to ring in the New Year!

Hosted by William Ledbetter, revel in a concert of charming and familiar classics. Admission fee applies.
Ticketing details at https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/ceve1218

For more information, visit www.marinabaycountdown.sg.

Clarke Quay to celebrate New Year’s Eve Countdown with a Block Party

Bid goodbye to 2018 and ring in 2019 with a playful twist at Clarke Quay’s annual New Year’s Eve Countdown featuring a line-up of bands, DJs and MCs who will rave up the party atmosphere with music and entertainment at Clarke Quay’s Fountain Square.

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This year’s NYE’s block party theme PLAY will see specially constructed three-dimensional, solid-shaped play block structures designed to bring a fun and imaginative playground element to the party.

There’s never been a better time to unleash your inner child then this New Year’s eve. Vibrant coloured interlocking play blocks symbolizing the four main enclaves of Clarke Quay will be fabricated to create the main stage and various play areas.

Expect to find a pedal-powered LED wall that will light up the harder you pedal; converting cycling power into beautiful illuminating patterns and lights.

Set your imagination free the minute you enter Clarke Quay where roaming, dancing, green “toy soldiers” and The Unicorn Parade (3m tall unicorn mascots) will interact with party-goers; providing many instagram-worthy photo moments to strike a pose and put on your best smile for the new year.

On stage, DJs Gerald Koh and Kimberly Wang from 987FM will host the countdown into 2019 with the party kicking into gear high at 9pm with award winning local band Shirlyn & The UnXpected performing energetic covers. There will be lots of stage games to get the show going before midnight strikes on New Year’s eve.

At midnight, raise your glasses and toast to the new year singing the traditional song of Auld Lang Syne, a time honoured custom practiced around the world. The party continues all around Clarke Quay at various bars and clubs.

Clarke Quay invites all to their PLAY themed block party 3 1st December, 9pm onwards, admission is free.

Party Under The Stars And Feast By The Beach This New Year's Eve At Coastes, Siloso Beach Sentosa

Ring in the New Year away from the bustling city and join Coastes for its annual Beach BBQ Countdown Party at Siloso Beach, Sentosa.

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Party by the beach and indulge in an all-you-can-eat spread of freshly-grilled seafood, succulent meats, hearty mains and sweet treats at just $75 per adult and $35 per child.

Date & Day: 31 December 2018, Monday
Time: 6pm till Late
BBQ Buffet Price: $75 (Adult), $35 (Child aged 12 and below)
Address: Coastes, 50 Siloso Beach Walk #01-06 Singapore 099000
Tickets Availability: Coastes Shopify Store (https://coastes.myshopify.com/)

Toast to a new year with a wide selection of premium drinks and unbeatable drink promotions with Heineken Jugs at $28 each, $9 for a glass of housepour spirit, $44 sparkling wine bottle, $48 for selected red/white/rose wine bottles and more.

Enjoy live music and dance the night away on Coastes' sandy dance floor as SF-XPRESS led by music maestro, Stephen Francis, and featuring powerhouse vocals of Lily Anna Nuris, fill the starry night with upbeat Pop classics and chart-toppers with a twist of Rock, Funk and Soul.

Countdown in the sky with Singapore Flyer

Welcome 2019 in style and comfort on board the perennial favourite, New Year’s Eve Countdown Champagne Flight, that treats you to unparalleled views of the spectacular fireworks display.

For a private countdown party with your buddies, private capsules with an in-flight host are available at S$2,800+.

Date and Time: 31 December 2018, 11.30pm

Prices: S$119 nett per person in a shared capsule and S$2,800+ for a private capsule. Limited slots are available.

Usher in 2019 with Eliza for her REAL RETRO New Year's Eve Party

Travel back in time and join the revolution as Singapore's newest nightspot, Eliza,  promises a New Year’s Eve to remember with REAL RETRO.

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Ring in 2019 with carefully curated cocktails, delectable Shanghai bites and an eclectic mix of tunes from Eliza’s resident live band and DJ.

Dance to your heart’s content with favourite retro hits from acts such as; Depeche Mode, Belinda Carlisle, Pet Shop Boys, Bangles, Madonna, Simply Red, George Michael and many more!

The vision of Eliza is to provide everyone with a VIP experience from the moment they step in the door, so if you can’t treat yourself on the biggest night of the year, when can you?

When: Monday, 31 December 2018 | 5 pm – 4 am

Where: Eliza, 113 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore, 068582

Additional Information: First drink charge after 9 pm.

Minimum spend for tables, please email [email protected] to reserve or enquire.

New Year's Eve Countdown and Party At Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel is pulling out all the stops to deliver one of the most brilliant New Year’s Eve Countdown Party.

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A scrumptious feast will be prepared; Marriott Cafe and Hotel Lobby will be decked glamorously; balloons will be hung to the ceiling; and champagnes and wines will be chilled to perfection.

At the stroke of midnight, bid farewell with a dramatic balloon drop and welcome the promise of a new morn.

Look forward to highlights encompassing of Fresh Seafood on Ice; Lobster Thermidor; Oyster Florentine; Grilled Scallops with Salsa Verde; Maple Glazed Leg Ham; Slow-roasted Australian beef Prime Ribs; Pan-fried Duck Foie Gras with Chutney, Relish & Brioche; Veal Tongue with Enoki, Onion & Thyme; Black Pudding with Red Cabbage, Roasted Apples & Sliced Fennel, and more.

Get ready to be swept off your feet with decadent desserts such as Pink Champagne Jelly with Lychee Syrup; Lime Apricot Creameux; Yuzu Ivory Eclairs; Caramelized Banana Crumble; Pineapple Hazelnut Streusel Tart, and more.

Dinner

Date: 31 December (Monday)

Adult $188++**
Child $88++*

*Inclusive of free flow of juices & soft drinks
**Inclusive of free flow of champagne, red & white wines, beer & soft drinks

Eve into effervescence at Le Meridien Singapore, Sentosa

Ease your way into the new year with the effervescence of Le Méridien Sparkling. Ring in the new year with a complimentary Sparkling cocktail - the Fritz Berry, a delightful mix of French sparkling wine, blackberry and raspberry. 

Enjoy fresh seafood on ice, grilled barbecued meats like the Black Angus op beef ribs, New Zealand coastal rack of lamb with mustard and herbs, Iberico barbecued pork ribs, baked seabass meunière amandine, spaghetti aglio olio ai funghi, Italian burrata and treccione cheese.

For the spicy palate, there are Asian spiced specialties like the masala fried barramundi and Singapore stir-fried chilli prawns.

Indulge in chic treats like the tangy and sweet Passion Yule Log, doughnuts as well as traditional festive desserts like the Christmas stollen, plum pudding, panettone, choux puffs and more.

EVE INTO EFFERVESCENCE NEW YEAR BUFFET DINNER (18:00-22:00)

28 – 30 DEC 2018: $88 per adult, $44 per child (07 – 11 years old)

31 DEC 2018: $98 per adult, $49 per child (07 – 11 years old)

EVE INTO EFFERVESCENCE NEW YEAR BUFFET BRUNCH (12:00-15:00)

01 JAN 2019: $88 per adult, $44 per child (07 – 11 years old)

Children aged 06 and below dine for free.

Also READ: 5 Best Spots to capture the fireworks display at the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown!

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