8 New Years’ Eve 2018-9 countdown parties in Singapore for an epic start to 2019

8 New Years’ Eve 2018-9 countdown parties in Singapore for an epic start to 2019

Our guide to the best NYE bashes in Singapore this 2018/9!

Yes folks; it’s officially that time of the year of new resolutions, pensive reflections and (hopefully) lots of parties.

This New Year’s Eve, the Little Red Dot brims with incredible countdown parties, from an all-white party overlooking expansive views of Marina Bay to a vibrant, unicorn-filled block party at Clarke Quay.

If the thought of a soon-to-be-gone 2018 fills you with slight dread, these are the parties to start you off to 2019 on a high. Mark your calendars!

1. Siloso Beach Party 2018

Image credit: Sentosa

If sand, sea breezes, foam pools and sick tunes from acclaimed DJs at a raging beach party are your thing, welcome the new year on a high at Siloso Beach Party 2018! International and local acts like DJ Jay Hardway will be spinning beats at Singapore’s iconic annual beach countdown. Party the night away in your best beach gear and enjoy the stunning fireworks display that light up over Sentosa at midnight.

When: Monday, 31st December
Where: Sentosa Island, 6 Siloso Beach Walk Singapore 099989
Admission: $58 to $108

Tickets available here: http://www.sentosa.com.sg/silosobeachparty.

2. Clarke Quay’s New Year’s Eve Block Party Countdown

Image credit: Clarke Quay NYE Block Party

Did someone say unicorns?! Countdown to the new year with 987FM DJs Gerald Koh and Kimberly Wang at this play blocks-themed party, which comes to life with colourful interlocking play blocks that make up the stage and play areas surrounding the iconic fountain square. Featuring a lineup of bands, DJs and MCs, there’s everything from dancing toy green soldiers and a parade of 3-metre tall unicorn mascot parade to promise you a rave party atmosphere.

When: Monday, 31st December, 9PM till late
Where: Clarke Quay (Fountain Square)
Admission: Free

3. Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2019

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Image credit: MBSC 2019

Marina Bay will once again transform itself into the city’s largest countdown celebration this New Year’s Eve. Wrap up 2018 with a slew of programmes that include stunning light displays at key landmarks around the bay, scrumptious bites from the Food Truck Fest, outdoor live acts, a lively bazaar selling an array of quirky knick knacks, and the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival! The biggest draw is, of course, the awe-inspiring fireworks that will illuminate the sky against the iconic Singapore city skyline at the stroke of midnight. In short – pretty sweet stuff.

When: Monday, 31st December
Where: Marina Bay
Admission: Free, with some ticketed events.

4. Let’s Celebrate 2019

This countdown concert by Mediacorp is made free for the public for the first time! Hosted by Chua En Lai and Sonia Chew, Mediacorp’s Let’s Celebrate 2019 countdown show features dynamic live performances from local acts like Taufik Batisah, Gentle Bones, Sufi Rashid and more.

When: Monday, 31st December, 7PM onwards
Where: The Promontory
Admission: Free

For more information, visit toggle.sg/LetsCelebrate2019.

5. Sin City: One Last Night of Debauchery, Warehouse Hotel

It’s a celebration of everything debauched at the wickedest countdown party in town at The Warehouse Hotel. ‘Sin City’ marks the award-winning hotel’s inaugural New Year’s Eve party – yes, its first ever! Setting the mood for all things sinful are the seductive moves by The Glamourettes showgirls, disco funk tunes from DJ KFC, and sultry beats from Kaye of Darker Than Wax.

When: Monday, 31st December, 9PM – 1AM
Where: The Warehouse Hotel, 320 Havelock Road Robertson Quay, Singapore 169628
Admission: Starting from $85 Early Bird (inc. 2 standard drinks)

Tickets available here: https://ticketing.igo.events/e/313/sin-city-one-last-night-of-debauchery.

6. Loof Presents: 2019 Lai Liao

Image credit: Loof (Facebook)

Did someone say bak chor mee grilled cheese sandwich? Make a date at rooftop bar Loof’s countdown bash – it has everything from group-serve cocktails, a Bestman Balloon Challenge (remember those nostalgic old-school tubes of bubbles?!), and its signature fusion bar grub that include Chilli Crab Waffles Fries and Bak Chor Mee Grilled Cheese Sandwich. Balls will be dropping as the clock strikes twelve as you scream “2019 Lai liao!” As far as epic starts into the new year go, this might be a winner.

When: Monday, 31st December, 9PM till late
Where: Loof, Odeon Towers, 331 North Bridge Road #03, Singapore 188720
Admission: $38 per pax (inc. 2 drinks)

Tickets available here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1490816534354250/.

7. Bianco 2018 – Countdown by the Bay

Image credit: Bianco 2018

The 4th edition of BIANCO returns to a brand new venue at Chimi’s, the newest Mexican restaurant in town overlooking the scenic Marina Bay cityspace.

Come dressed in all-white for some serious Insta-worthy photos and delight at the stunning aerial acts from Acro Polates, as well as a great lineup of DJs dishing out hits that’ll make you dance into the new year. There’s also scrumptious bar bites that run the gamut of Oysters, Truffle Fries, Crispy Whitebait and Al Pastor Pork Skewers, which you can devour as you watch the fireworks illuminate the sky over Marina Bay come midnight.

When: Monday, 31st December, 6PM till late
Where: One Marina Boulevard, #01-01 Singapore 018989
Admission: $38 (online pre-sale), $58 (at the door). Includes 2 standard house pour spirits

Tickets available at http://2018bianco.eventbrite.sg/.

8. CÉ LA VI X Don Pérignon presents Glitter Ball NYE 2019

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Image credit: CÉ LA VI

Singapore’s iconic lifestyle venue partners with Dom Pérignon to present its Glitter Ball NYE 2019. The sky-high club lounge comes alive with glittering disco balls, a sparkling and crystal-studded photobooth, as well as lively beats courtesy of CÉ LA VI’s resident DJs. Come midnight, feast your eyes on the truly sensational views of the fireworks above Marina Bay Sands – a la Crazy Rich Asians, anyone?

When: Monday, 31st December, 8PM onwards
Where: CÉ LA VI, Marina Bay Sands
Admission: $138 (Pre-sale) Inc. a glass of Champagne
Dress Code: Glitter & Sequins

To reserve your spot, call +65 6508 2188, email [email protected] or book your tickets here: https://ticketing.igo.events/e/302/new-year-countdown-glitter-ball.

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