Besides hitting the hottest clubs, late-night revellers look forward to the biggest New Year's Eve parties to get their rave on. And Singapore lives up to the billing with plenty of beach jamborees, themed soirèes, live DJ sets, free-flow food and drinks and massive fireworks to ring in the new year. Come December 31, raise a toast to 2020 at the best parties in the city.
Three, two, one – ring in the brand new year with a celebratory extravaganza set against the iconic city skyline at the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown. Wrap up the year with an exciting line-up of programmes that include light displays to illuminate the night sky, a multi-sensory musical, exciting international circus acts, live music performances and plenty of family-friendly outdoor activities. But of course, the mainstay is the highly-anticipated firework spectacle that welcomes 2020 with a bang at the stroke of midnight.
What better way to usher in the New Year than this raging beach blowout? Put on your party suit for a foam pool, music performances and fireworks to kickstart 2020 with a bang. International party faves including Mashd N Kutcher, Julian Jordan, Make You Freak, and DJ Queenzell, as well as local spinners DJs Kaylova, Jade Rasif, Caden, Jensen and Kevin O’Hara are supplying the night of revelry with all the choons and tunes. Read more about the beach party here.
Get ready to see stars this New Year's Eve as Bar Rouge takes the last night of 2019 to new heights – and even in the clouds. Leave your inhibitions at the door as you walk through the tunnel that's transformed into a dreamscape of illuminated white cotton clouds. Then party from dusk till dawn with thumping beats, delicious cocktails and good vibes. Perched on the 71st floor of Swissôtel the Stamford, you're also guaranteed unrivalled, unrestricted panoramas of the gorgeous fireworks display.
Clarke Quay is turning into a multi-sensory work of art on New Year's Eve that will leave you doing a double-take and having double the fun. Let your imagination run wild at iconic Fountain Square where there's a 3D 2020 photo backdrop for all those picture-perfect moments, a psychedelic space decked with a kaleidoscope of colours and patterns (don't forget to pick a pair of complimentary ChromaDepth 3D glasses beforehand), and live performances. At midnight, expect a customary countdown, confetti shower and the time-honoured singing of Auld Lang Syne.
A winter wonderland filled with the best in dance music? Hear us out. The Zouk Winter Wooski isn't just a Christmas gift, but is truly a gift that keeps on giving. Ring in the new year with the chart-topping bangers of Bassjackers known for their explosive hit Mush Mush.
A new decade calls for one helluva welcome party. Trust Monti to deliver a sparkling all-night affair that combines the tantalising Tuscan-Italian set dinners, a stunning countdown by the bay and a high-octane after-party that's nothing short of glitz and glam. Right by the Marina Bay, the resto offers panoramic views of the cityscape, and more importantly, the impressive fireworks display.
All that glitters is gold and it's definitely dripping at 1-Altitude's rooftop NYE soirée. The playboy mansion-themed party invites all to dress to nines – or the iconic playboy bunny ensemble – and bring that cheeky side for a night of revelry under the stars. Expect to start the year off with a bang – impressive fireworks display, confetti in the air, champagne showers and thumping club bangers included.
Go loco this New Year's Eve at Super Loco Customs House's festive countdown fiesta. The contemporary Mexican restaurant brings the glitz and glam factor à la 1920s cabaret to amp up the NYE experience. Besides soaking in the spectacular views including the fireworks display, treat yourself to a four-hour free-flow of tacos, canapes, margaritas and premium drinks 8pm. Work up an appetite for destruction as the restaurant's signature paiñata makes a cameo at midnight.
To all the soul sistas – Yin Bar Singapore and Yang Club Singapore are joining forces this New Year's Eve for a special East-meets-West affair. End the year on a high at Mulan Rouge, a Moulin Rouge-inspired soirée complete with acrobatic acts and dance performances à la the jukebox musical.
Take your dancing to the Empress Lawn as the wireless LED headphone party concept that is Silent Disco Asia heads to the Civic District for its New Year's Eve edition. Choose from three channels – head-bopping electronic house and EDM music on the red channel, indie-rock anthems on the green channel or chart-topping bops on the blue channel – then go forth and conquer the dancefloor while soaking in unparalleled views of the Civic District and the fireworks. And if you need to fuel up, make a pitstop at any one of the food stalls and bars within the space.
Usher in the new year with something sparkly – and we don't just mean the fireworks. Kick start 2020 with some glitz blitz at The Glitter Ball. Revel in the glittery goodness and dazzling pinball lights as you shine like a diamond, singing to your heart's content to all your favourite guilty pleasures from the nineties to noughties.
Raise your glasses and welcome the new decade with the best of the yesteryears. Pushing the nostalgia-o-meter to the max, arcade bar Nineteen80 is serving up old school favourites from the 80s all the way to the noughties. Join the cool kids on the block for a smashing New Year’s eve party.
Feast like a king one last time in 2019 before ringing in the new year at Kinki. Wine, dine and bust a move against the stunning skyline which illuminates with colouful streaks of fireworks come midnight. Whether you're looking to spend the last moments feasting on bottomless brunch, indulging in exclusive NYE set dinners or celebrating over drinks, Kinki has it all.
Spend the last few hours of 2019 at the tropical Bar Canary with its exclusive menu and feel-good beats before ringing in the new year. Indulge in its festive concoction, Yuletide Cheer ($16), and for the Dutch courage to smooch that special someone when the clock strikes midnight. Did we also mention that the rooftop bar makes an ace spot to catch the NYE fireworks?
For New Year's Eve, Smoke & Mirrors is hosting two special events: Indulgence Party and New Year's Eve Fiesta. Start your New Year's Eve dinner with the Indulgence Party. Tuck into an extravagant seafood selection, and enjoy free-flow drinks. The celebration doesn't stop there either – continue with New Year's Eve Fiesta. Count down to 2020, and get ready to capture the fireworks in all its glory against the Singapore skyline.
Ring in the New Year with a spectacular view of the annual Marina Bay countdown fireworks at The Pelican. On 31 December, indulge in the best of both worlds – land and sea. Dine on curated seafood and tantalising steak dishes with two seafood platters created exclusively for New Year’s Eve.
Party until the new year with live renditions of your guilty pleasures from the 80s and 90s at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel. But that's not all – indulge in an extensive, specially-curated international buffet to get you all fuelled up for the night. Then at the stroke of midnight, raise your glass of bubbly or vino and welcome 2020 in style – and with a glamorous balloon drop.