We will soon be closing the final chapter of 2018 to welcome in 2019. We are sure that 2018 has been a hectic year for you as it has been for us and there is no better way to celebrate a year of hard work than to let loose and party! However, finding a place to jiggle your way into the new year is a challenge, but fret not, because we have here a list of 12 great places for you to head down to count down to 2019.
1) Marina Bay Countdown: Star Island Singapore Countdown Edition
This year, the Marina Bay countdown will have something else a little bit different to look forward to. Aside from their usual countdown, they will also be having a special fireworks musical. The fireworks show will be choreographed to music, creating a magical, futuristic performance that is a feast for the eyes. Marina Bay Singapore has never failed to put up a spectacular show for every countdown, and we are sure that this year will be no different. You can also check out other activities in the vicinity as part of Celebrate in the City, including Prudential Marina Bay Carnival and Christmas Wonderland.
Price: $38 – $148
Location: The Float at Marina Bay, 20 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039805
2) Bar Rouge: Electric Sky, A New Year’s Eve Countdown Party
Party your way into the new year at Bar Rogue, with their Electric Skys New Year Eve’s Countdown Party. The theme for the party is Siver Glam, so be sure to put on your best silver outfits to shimmy your way into the new year! Also, for the best dressed, you’ll stand a chance to win a dinner for two at the swanky SKAI restaurant at Swissotel The Stamford.
Price: $50 per person (Includes a glass of champagne)
Dress Code: Silver Glam
Time: 8pm – 6am
Location: 2 Stamford Road, Floor 71, Singapore 178882
3) Royal Albatross: New Year’s Eve Countdown & Dinner Cruise 2018
If you want to set sail into the new year in a more fancy way, you should definitely go for the Royal Albatrosses new year cruise. Enjoy scenic views of the Southern Islands from this gorgeous, luxury yacht whilst sipping on bubbly champagne and enjoying the cooling saltwater breeze upon your skin.
Price: $195 for adults, $145 for children (5.30pm – 8.30pm); $295 per pax (9.30pm – Midnight)
Location: Royal Albatross, Historic Ship Harbour Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
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4) Bang Bang: Future Shock
Renowned for their unforgettably wild parties, Bang Bang will be throwing a pretty insane one to usher in 2019 — Future Shock. Paying homage to the internationally famed Men in Black film, revellers will get to embark on a transcendent journey into the future. Dance your way into 2019 with beats music by the talented DR J. Espinosa and waiit for that infamous balloon drop. It’s a night to remember!
Price: $35 (early bird, inclusive of 1 drink), $40 (at the door)
Time: 10pm – late
Location: 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore 039595
5) LuLu’s Lounge: Winter’s Garden
LuLu’s Lounge is bringing back the most coveted New Year’s Eve party in town with a new hedonistic twist. For just New Year’s Eve, the place will be transformed into a debauched Winter’s Garden which will transport guests into a white alpine splendour. To add on to the magic, let stilt walkers, jugglers and other flamboyant performers dazzle you away and put up a show for you. Revellers are also encouraged to dress in their most glamorous, chic white outfits to join in the fun of Winter’s Garden.
Price: Pre-sale tickets are $30 (includes a glass of Moet Rose), Cover charge is $35 (Guests who arrive before midnight will be treated to a glass of Moet Rose)
Time: 9pm – 6am
Location: 7 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039595
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6) JW Marriotts Black & Gold New Year’s Eve Countdown Party
Party in style at JW Marriott with their snazzy Black & Gold countdown party. Treat yourself to free-flow drinks, a light supper buffet and live entertainment by the fabulous DJ Mass who has helmed the decks at landmark hotspots such as Armani/Prive, Zouk and Ultra Music Festival.
Time: 10pm – 2am
Location: Flow18 Sky Garden, JW Marriott Singapore South Beach, 30 Beach Road, Singapore 189763
7) Siloso Beach Countdown Party
For those of you who prefer a more casual countdown around sand and sea, you definitely should check out the famous Siloso Beach Countdown Party. Expect a fun-filled foam party with breathtaking fireworks as you rave along to the groovy beats.
Price: $58 – $185
Time: 6pm – 6am
Location: Siloso Beach, Sentosa, Singapore 099981
8) The Warehouse Hotel: Sin City
Held at snazzy The Warehouse Hotel, get ready for a night of intense raving at this pumped up party. Expect funky disco drops from DJ KFC, jazzy saxophone tunes from Kaye as well as a seductive performance from The Glamourettes. If you want a more private setting for your end-year party, you can also book one of the hotels 37 rooms and let the party continue from there!
Price: $85 – $1288
Time: 9pm – 1am
Location: The Warehouse Hotel, 320 Havelock Road Robertson Quay, Singapore 169628
9) Mezza9: 90’s Disco fever Countdown Dinner Party
This one is for all the foodies out there! Before hitting the dancefloor for some snazzy 90’s music, enjoy a feast fit for a king at Grand Hyatt Singapore’s award-winning restaurant, Mezza9. Tuck into delicious goodies such as freshly sliced sashimi, air-flown oysters, lobster macaroni and cheese, spit-roasted pig as well as free flow alcohol. After that, work it all off with some nostalgic music by Britney Spears, The Backstreet Boys and Spice Girls all the way till midnight!
Price: $308++ for adults, $158++ for children (Early Bird Promotion: Book before 30th November to enjoy 20% off all NYE adult buffet pricing)
Time: 7.30pm – Midnight
Location: Level 2 Grand Hyatt Hotel, Mezza9, 10 Scotts Road, Singapore 228211
10) Victoria Theatre & Concert Hall: The Philharmonic Orchestra
If dancing and partying your way into the new year isn’t your thing, then why not attend a concert instead? Usher in the new year with The Philharmonic Orchestra as they play an array of charming and familiar classics for you to enjoy while you sip on some complimentary champagne. Hosted by the famous William Ledbetter as well as conducted by Lim Yau and Lin Juan, you know you’ll be in for a magical night with stellar music.
Time: 10pm – Midnight
Location: Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, 9 Empress P1, Singapore 179556
11) The Promontory: Mediacorp’s Let’s Celebrate 2019!
Mediacorp’s Let’s Celebrate 2019 countdown concert, will be free for the public for the first time. 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. On top of that, artistes Joel Choo, Pierre Png, Sheila Sim, Romeo Tan, Carrie Wong will collaborate with Singapore’s top fashion models and Aisyah Aziz to showcase works done by local designers.
Time: 7 pm till late
Location: The Promontory
12) Sentosa Boardwalk: New Year 2019 Bazaar
Spend the last few hours of 2018 by doing what you love most – indulging in retail therapy! Take a stroll down the scenic Sentosa Boardwalk, alongside a special bazaar with booths selling unique merchandise. What about spending the day with these 20 things to do at Sentosa before making your way to the boardwalk to countdown the new year?
Price: Free, but bring your wallets!
Time: 10 am – Midnight
Location: Sentosa Boardwalk
13) Our Tampines Hub: Countdown 2019
For the East-siders who are too lazy to head downtown, celebrate the new year right in the heartlands of Tampines. Catch local celebrities Jade Seah and Suhaimi Yusof, as well as community performances and a very special 10-minute fireworks, laser and wave flame showcase at the stroke of midnight!
Time: 9 am – midnight
Location: Our Tampines Hub, Town Square
14) FabCafe Singapore: Countdown at the ArtScience Museum
Grab a pint or two of the eight fresh beers on draft alongside fancy bubbles and cocktails at FabCafe @ The ArtScience Museum to usher in 2019. Come on down and rave to DJ Messytone while surrounded by the light display & fireworks at the Marina Bay.
Time: 8 pm – 3 am
Location: FabCafe Singapore, ArtScience Museum
15) Clarke Quay: Block Party Countdown
Time: 9 pm – 12.30 am
Location: Clarke Quay, Fountain Square
Bid farewell to 2018 alongside 987FM’s Gerald Koh and Kimberly Wang, with live performances by the talented Shirlyn + The UnXpected. Catch the roving Toy Soldiers and The Unicorn Parade as Clarke Quay illuminates with patterns and lights to usher in the 2019!
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