Best places to celebrate New Year in Singapore



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Last updated at 28/02/2024, 22:15

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1. Marina Bay Countdown for New Year’s Eve

The best way to spend New Year’s is always to be right there for the countdown. The Marina Bay area in Singapore is a top place to celebrate the New Year. With tons of people, Singaporeans and tourists alike, gathering in this area for live performances, dancing, celebrating, food, and of course, fireworks to end the night, you will be sure to enter 2015 with a bang. People who come here will enjoy seeing the fireworks with the Singaporean skyline in the background, while sending up ‘wishing spheres’ in the Bay of Hope and Light where you can make your wish for the New Year. Make sure to arrive early to the area, as it will get crowded very quickly.

2. Siloso Beach Party

If the idea of bringing in the New Year is celebrating on one of Singapore’s best beaches with 20,000 other people, then head to the Siloso Beach Party near the Sentosa Resort. The beach party has everything from live performances, DJ’s, and non-stop music all on top of a kilometer long stretch of beach that is transformed into a gigantic dance floor. You will also be able to see the fireworks as you and others bring in the New Year. Forget watching the parties from your TV-be a part of it at Siloso! Get your tickets early as it can fill up fast.

3. Singapore Flyer

The Singapore Flyer is a great way of seeing in the New Year in Singapore. On the Singapore Flyer, a giant Ferris wheel, attendees will get a once in a lifetime panoramic view of Singapore on New Year’s Eve. The ride takes about 30 minutes and in addition to great views, you can get unique butler service along with a special menu for New Year’s. In the past, the Singapore Flyer has held their own Sky Party countdown. Although this year the countdown won’t be happening here, riders can still get an incredible view of all the other countdowns going on in Singapore from this awesome viewpoint.

4. New Year’s Eve Party at Universal Studios

What better way to spend New Year’s than at your favorite theme park? A great option for families or those who don’t want to stay out too late, visitors can come hang out at Universal Studios and experience LED street acts and shows, a Black Eyed Peas tribute band, pyrotechnics, and of course thrill rides that will be open all night! Watch those New Year’s fireworks from the top of a roller coaster and bring in the New Year with tons of fun for the whole family!

5. New Year’s Eve Countdown Party at Tanjong Beach Club

The Tanjong Beach Club in Singapore is already recognized for its great amenities and events for visitors to the hotel. However, the Tanjong Beach Club takes ‘vacation’ to a whole new level during their New Year’s event. Come to the Tanjong Beach Club in Sentosa for the party of a lifetime. With DJ’s, dancing, beach balls, tarot readers, floating lanterns and live performances all right on the beach, the party will sure keep you awake long enough to bring in 2015.

Still not sure where to see in the New Year in Singapore? Check out Travelog for up-to-date local information on things to do and places to visit in Singapore and other top cities in Asia.

How to get to Singapore?

The best way of getting to Singapore is by air. Changi Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. You will find flights going there from nearly every major city in the world.

Check out 12GoAsia if you’re travelling around the region and looking for flights and other transportation tickets.

Where to stay in Singapore?

For your ultimate New Year’s break, here are some recommended places:

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