Top 12 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Singapore

Top 12 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Singapore

We round up some of the most exciting spots in town for you to usher in 2018 with a BANG!

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and if you are still cracking your head as to where you should ring in the festivities, fret no more. This specially-curated list will do you a huge favour by narrowing down the best options in Singapore to celebrate with your squad and embrace fun in epic proportions. From uber-cool dance parties, chill rooftop countdowns and splendid beach extravaganzas, take your pick and pop those champagnes!

1. Siloso Beach Party 2017

Sentosa’s glitzy 12-hour beach extravaganza returns for the 11th year with super talented DJ duo Bassjackers taking centre stage this year. An exhilarating line-up of banging electronic dance music (EDM) acts is set to thrill and delight throngs of beachgoers with adrenaline-pumping music from dusk till dawn. Did we mention there’s a giant foam pool?

Best be certain that this is one party you do NOT want to say no to! Promising unfettered fun and excitement, revel in the vibrant atmosphere with your closest pals and watch the dazzling pyrotechnics paint the sky at the stroke of midnight.

Price: from S$48/pax

2. HI-SO Rooftop Countdown Party 

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There’s no better place to countdown in style than at SO Sofitel’s rooftop bar at the heart of the Central Business District. Usher in the New Year with a bang at HI-SO Rooftop Countdown Party as you revel in the complimentary flow of prosecco, red & white wine, draft beer, a selection of cocktails (margarita, cosmopolitan, sex on the beach and mojito), soft drinks (coke, sprite and ginger ale) and juices (orange, pineapple and mango). Awesome or what? PLUS, there’s also all-you-can-eat bar bites available from 10pm to 12am. Fancy a refreshing dip or counting down in the pool? Access to the outdoor pool is available all night until 1am!

Price: $99++ per pax

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Or even better, why not get the best of both worlds by having your New Year’s Eve dinner at Xperience, SO Sofitel’s in-house restaurant? Reward yourselves for the past year of hard work with a resplendent five-course set dinner, inclusive of delights such as Pan-seared Lemon SoleGrilled Veal Tenderloin and a scrumptious assortment of other signature dishes and desserts to relish. The dinner entitles you to complimentary entry to the HI-SO Rooftop Countdown Party, so head upstairs after a satiating dinner, and welcome the brand new year with a party to remember!

Price: $118++ per pax* with complimentary flow of prosecco & wine

3. Mega Countdown Buffet or New Year Dinner at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa

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For the food lovers who would love to feast their way into the New Year, we’ve got just the thing for you! Head to Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa for an absolutely amazing Mega Countdown Buffet at the in-house restaurants: Kwee Zeen and LeBar. Conclude 2017 in true epic style, as you indulge your palate with an extravaganza of sumptuous delights such as the Pan-fried Foie Gras and Herb-Roasted Pig on a Spit at Kwee Zeen, plus an incredible selection of seafood and rotisserie delights. Complete your meal at LeBar with your favourite tipple, or a galore of sweet treats at ilLido’s Dessert Wonderland! With great food, company and music, what else could you possibly ask for?

Price: $258++ per adult; $129++ for kids

Image credit: Sofitel Sentosa Resort & Spa

Alternatively, if buffets aren’t your thing, why not bid a fond goodbye to 2017 with a resplendent 4-course or 6-course New Year Eve dinner? Available at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa’s ilLido at the Cliff, delight in marvellous dishes like Handmade Tagliolini with Sea Urchin and Amalfi Lemon, Chocolate Sphere with Hazelnut Ganache and Frozen Mango, and a scrumptious assortment of other signature dishes. Aren’t you just drooling at the mention of these delectable dishes already?

Price: $108++ for 4-course set dinner; $148++ for 6-course set dinner

4. Car-Free Countdown, Civic District

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Spend the penultimate day of the year in the city’s Civic District home to beautiful heritage sites. With free movie screenings, an awesome fitness dance party, a Countdown flea market-cum-food bazaar and performances by local artistes, escape the mad crowds and chill at this area just adjacent to Marina Bay. The galleries of National Gallery Singapore and Asian Civilisations Museum will also be open for free after 5pm. Grab this opportune chance to marvel at the indoor exhibits before the clock strikes midnight.

Price: Free Admission

5. Supply & Demand Esplanade

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This contemporary chic Italian bistro and rooftop bar in the heart of the Marina Bay precinct is offering celebratory New Year’s Eve dining packages just for you. Tuck into a delectable three-course dinner featuring some of the restaurant’s exquisite Italian-inspired dishes whilst admiring the spectacular waterfront view! With a live screening of the New Year’s Eve Countdown and song dedications to jazz up the rooftop bar vibes, you can dodge the crowds and usher in 2018 in grand style.   

Price: from S$78++/pax

6. Countdown at 12, Wave House Sentosa

12 DJ acts plus 12 hours of non-stop music and 12 free drinks. Can it get any better than this? Aside from Siloso Beach Party, Countdown at 12 adds on to the list of beach countdowns this year returning for its second rendition. You do not have to fuss over expensive drinks at this no-frills countdown. This revelry is really worth every dime with tickets at just S$50 a person. Featuring a plethora of international artistes and good vibes all around, march into 2018 at an all-time high!

Price: from S$50/pax

7. Sky22 and Urbana, Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena

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Food is always comforting and it’s high time you ring in 2018 with a New Year’s Eve feast at the newly opened Sky22 before heading to Urbana’s Rooftop Countdown Party on the 33rd floor. Indulge in a buffet fit for a king and savour sumptuous highlights such as Roast Beef Sirloin with pepper sauce, Braised Lamb Shanks with Gremolata, Singapore Chilli Crab and Pork Saddle Stuffed with Prunes and Pancetta.

During the rooftop countdown, you can delight in an amazing free-flow array of tipples, juices, soft drinks, coffee & tea. The sweeping views of the Singapore skyline coupled with the smashing live music performances will ensure you start 2018 on the right foot!

Price: Sky22 New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet – $68++ (Adult), $34++ (Child)
            Urbana Countdown Party – $88++/adult

8. Prudential Marina Bay Carnival, The Promontory

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This Instagram-worthy colossal carnival, happening from 15 Dec 2017 to 1 Apr 2018, will bring out the inner kid in everyone as it boasts a whopping 40 family-friendly rides and games sourced from all around the globe. Revel in supersized fun from 3pm onwards all the way until midnight. The best part: admission is FREE! From thrilling attractions to a million plush toys as carnival game prizes, you can expect to have a blast here with all your loved ones in tow. As you watch the mesmerising fireworks cascade over the bay, snap tons of pictures and welcome 2018 with open arms!

Price: Free Admission
*Ride tickets and game coupons can be purchased on-site

9. [email protected]’s Fiesta, OUE Bayfront

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End 2017 literally on a high note at OUE Bayfront’s rooftop where you can witness unrivalled views of the incredible fireworks. Sip on bespoke cocktails at this free-standing soiree and tuck into unlimited butler-passed premium canapes and a slew of French, Japanese and Chinese live stations.

Carrasco Iberico ham, premium French oysters and Carabinero prawns are just some picks that steal the spotlight. Free flow of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are also set to complement your meals. Ready to treat yourself to a timeless celebration?

Price: from S$248++/pax

10. NYE Countdown Party, Propeller Rooftop Bar at Bay Hotel Singapore

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Bored of the usual Marina Bay landscapes and looking for an alternative vantage point? Bay Hotel Singapore at Harbourfront is holding its first-ever New Year’s Eve Countdown Party at the chic Propeller Rooftop Bar. With FIVE hours of free-flow sangrias, tapas and two house drinks coupons, be merry and groove the night away from 7pm onwards. This rain or shine event is perfect for you to witness the kaleidoscopic flurry of fireworks at Sentosa without having to jostle amongst the hordes of wild party-goers.

Price: from S$88++/pax

11. Beach BBQ Party, Coastes & Sand Bar

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Who doesn’t love a good barbecue? Nestled along the stretch of sandy shores at Siloso Beach, Coastes & Sand Bar is where you can delight in an all-you-can-eat feast comprising juicy meats, freshly-grilled seafood, awesome mains and sweet treats for desserts.

Featuring a premium selection of drinks, toast to memorable times and even better ones in future. Let Stephen Francis & Friends as well as Beverly Morata serenade you with pop classics as you shimmy and boogie till the wee hours.

Price: S$70 Nett (Adult), S$35 Nett (Child)

12. Reach for the Stars, LeVeL33

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Mark this year’s milestones at this glamorous penthouse party alluding to the theme of “Stars & Sparks”. Set atop Marina Bay Financial Centre, LeVeL33 is where you can relish specially-prepared hearty dishes with a complimentary glass of Rothschild champagne. The Chef’s one-night-only menu boasts divine picks such as homemade gnocchi and beef short rib with slow-roast sirloin bound to pamper your taste buds. Craft beers and a select range of wines also go free flow as you wine and dine the night away.

Price: S$398++/pax

These are the twelve best spots in town to welcome 2018 and kick-start a brand new year! Whether you decide to embark on a hearty dinner feast, dance till dawn on sandy shores or chill with great tunes on a rooftop bar, be rest assured that these options will leave you with a rockin’ great time and create a ton of precious memories.  

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