Countdown to 2019: Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Singapore

From Insta-worthy all-white themed party at Marina Bay to lavish dinners, free flow parties and booze for just $5, the list goes on!


Have you heard yet? There’s going to be a spectacular seven-minute fireworks display set against Singapore’s iconic city skyline that can be viewed from around the bay at midnight this New Year’s Eve! You’ll want to be around marina bay when the clock strikes 12.

1. All White Countdown Party - BIANCO Countdown by the Bay

BIANCO is returning to a brand new venue, Chimi’s, an outdoor Mexican cantina with panoramic views of Marina Bay. Dress up in all white this New Year’s Eve for Insta-worthy photos with your friends and family! You’re in for a visual treat this year as professionals from Acro Polates will be performing stunning aerial acts along with an exciting lineup of DJs. You can look forward to bar bites such as Oysters, Truffle Fries, Buffalo Wings and Nachos. Vegetarian, Chicken and Beef Quesadillas will also be available. Watch the fireworks over Marina Bay at the sheltered venue as you toast to 2019 in style.

Pre-sale tickets are at SGD 38 (including 2 house pour drinks), while entry at the door will be for SGD 58. Buy tickets and find more details about the various table packages on Eventbrite or call (+65) 9187 3551 to reserve tables.

Address: 1 Marina Boulevard, #01-01, Singapore 018989

2. New Year’s Eve Dinner Party - Aura

Head to Aura at the National Gallery for a New Year’s Eve dinner where you can order from the à la carte menu from 6-8pm. For those arriving from 8.30pm onwards, an SGD 208, 5-course meal awaits. Dinner guests get free entry to the Sky Lounge, which is a good spot for watching the fireworks.

Alternatively, if you don’t wish to dine at the restaurant, you can reserve tables at the Sky Lounge. SGD 600 will get you a table for up to four people and your choice of champagne or spirits.

Address: 1 St Andrews Road, 05-03 National Gallery, Singapore 178957

3. Free Flow Countdown Party - LAVO

From 10.30pm, LAVO kicks off its new years eve countdown party with free-flow champagne, wine and selected spirits, and a lavish Italian buffet spread with fresh seafood and signatures that include LAVO’s famous meatball.

SGD 288++ for countdown package (includes free flow champagne and house pours and buffet spread from 10.30pm-1.30am). All guests need to purchase countdown package for admission into LAVO from 10.30pm. For table reservations, call (+65) 6688 8591 or e-mail [email protected]

Address: 10 Bayfront Ave, Tower 1, Singapore 018956

4. Young, Wild and Free Countdown Party - Sorry Not Sorry at Get Juiced

If you’d rather be at Clarke Quay on New Year’s Eve, live life young, free and wild with Get Juiced! Show no remorse for 2018 and countdown to 2019 with the club. Join their resident DJs as they combine forces and spin the best of 2018 jams that’ll knock you right into 2019.

Pre-sale tickets at SGD 15 (including 2 house pour spirits) while entry on the day will be at SGD 15 (including 1 house pour spirit). Buy tickets on Eventbrite.

Address: 3E River Valley Road, #02-01, Singapore 179024

5. Family Friendly Countdown Party - Marina Bay and Civic District

Experience the fun and excitement at the Marina Bay and Civic District, where an array of activities and programmes has been lined up from early evening through the night, ending with a spectacular seven-minute fireworks display set against Singapore’s iconic city skyline that can be viewed from around the bay at midnight.

Besides light projection shows at Marina Bay, you can enjoy live performances at Mediacorp’s Let’s Celebrate 2019 countdown concert at The Promontory and performances at Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay’s series of free programmes, Esplanade Presents Come Together; try out modern local gastronomical delights at the Food Truck Fest at the Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza; or indulge in thrilling rides and exciting games at the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival at the Bayfront Event Space.

Patrick A Fitzgerald

21 Dec 2018, 04:00 PM

A Native of Australia Patrick A Fitzgerald has been a stylist since the age of 19. This Fashion design graduate prides himself on keeping up to date with the latest trends and faux pas. This 29-year-old is currently based between Singapore and Melbourne where his splits his time equally between styling & writing.