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Photograph: Singapore Grand Prix
Photograph: Singapore Grand Prix

The best things to do during the F1 Singapore 2022 race weekend

Keep your F1 engine running at the best events happening during the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix weekend

Written by
Izza Sofia
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The highly-anticipated F1 Grand Prix is back in Singapore after a two-year hiatus. In addition to watching these fast cars racing down the streets, the event will also bring lots of other activities islandwide – think concerts by your favourite artists like Green Day and Suede, special dining deals and other fringe activities. We have rounded up a list of activities and events worth checking out on our little red dot during the upcoming race weekend. 

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Watch the F1 race
Photograph: Steven Tee/Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix

Watch the F1 race

The obvious thing to do is, of course, watch the race. Will Max Verstappen take the Driver’s Championship title here in Singapore? Or will there be an unexpected turn of events for the lineup? Get tickets to the exhilarating race here.

  • Things to do
  • City Life

Aside from the race, watch the star-studded entertainment lineup performing across nine stages at the F1 Grand Prix Concert. Some of the headlining acts taking centre stage during the weekend include Green Day, Black Eyed Peas, Suede and TLC. Local acts gracing the stage include Ice Cream Sundays, Inch, AKA Sounds and Eatmepoptart.

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  • Music
  • Marina Bay

Mandala Club at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre will be hosting a race viewing and party experience for its club members, VIPs and the public. Catch local and international acts performing at the space from Sep 30 to Oct 2. Rae Sremmurd and Kelis will be performing on Sep 30 while Armand van Helden and Louie Vega will be helming the stage on October 1. Basement Jaxx and Rudimental will take over come October 2. Get your tickets here.

  • Nightlife
  • Nightlife

Marquee Singapore will be hosting international acts like Steve Aoki and Afrojack over the weekend at the nightclub. Known for caking his audience, Aoki will return for an exciting party pit-stop during the F1 weekend. He is known for collaborating with many artists including Afrojack and Linkin Park. Joining Aoki is music producer Afrojack, who’s known for his tracks Ten Feet Tall and No Beef. Tickets for the event are available for purchase here.

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  • Restaurants
  • Eating

Not only will you be presented with Singapore’s impressive skyline, but your night will be filled with tipples from The Orientalist Spirits and Silverleaf as you dance away at the PR1X party. 1-Arden will also be hosting the official Heineken Silver Parties where you can participate in race-themed activities like the kinetic racing game, and the F1 simulator for a realistic experience of the adrenaline-pumping sensation of racing in the F1 car.

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  • Marina Bay

CÉ LA VI brings back its F1 celebrations with a four-day race-themed soiree. Expect immersive LED installations, culinary creations, and a groovy dance floor. The line-up includes internationally acclaimed DJ Danny Tenaglia, Malaysia’s veteran DJ Alam and local favourites like Anand, Dave Tan, James Selva and Kenneth F. Food wise, tuck into a luxurious four-course dinner with dishes like the Boston Lobster & Uni and New Zealand Maimoa Young Lamb Chop. The Club Lounge is serving brunch sets, delectable late night snacks, and free flow booze packages.

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  • Things to do
  • Raffles Place

Racing ahead, Auchentoshan offers the best of both worlds with exciting events and beverages throughout the Lion City from Sep 23 to Oct 2. Head down to the Auchentoshan pop-up bar in front of Mandarin Gallery where interactive experiences and exciting prizes await. Sip on five different Auchentoshan cocktails at $10 each, or purchase bottles for your friends or family. From Sep 27 to 29, Sago House’s best bartenders will be there to make exclusive highball cocktails for the occasion.

  • Nightlife
  • Raffles Place

Amber Lounge will be hosting its exclusive after-party over at Clifford Pier at The Fullerton Bay Hotel this October 1st and 2nd. Dance the night away as international music acts like Dutch DJ Oliver Heldens, Swedish singer-songwriter John Martin and rapper Fatman will be helming decks. Look forward to a theatrical cabaret and cirque-themed performances throughout the event.

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  • Things to do
  • Orchard

​​Belt up in the replica of a sleek McLaren Formula 1 race car made up of 288,315 LEGO bricks. Measuring 5.7 metres in length and 2.4 metres in width, the life-sized model is built by Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught in collaboration with engineering experts from the LEGO Group and McLaren Racing. There’s also game stations where participants can build their own LEGO Technic McLaren F1™ Race Car and win prizes. Be sure to drop by the pop-up happening now till Oct 2 in front of Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza. Also, F1 driver Lando Norris will be making an appearance at the pop-up on Sep 28. Start your engines and experience the thrill of racing with us!

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  • Festivals
  • Kallang

It’s called ‘Glamboyant’, an obvious mashup between glamorous and flamboyant – and that’s exactly what it is at this 10-day Kampong Gelam festival leading up to the Singapore Grand Prix. Find a lineup of fun activities and pop-ups celebrating the bustling neighbourhood of Kampong Gelam now till Oct 2.

It’ll be held across five main areas: Aliwal Street Carpark, Baghdad Street, Haji Lane, Sultan Gate, and Sultan Gate Park. Find over 15 F&B vendors set up over at Aliwal Street Carpark including The Satayman and Picanhas’. Catch outdoor cinema screenings of popular films like Jumanji The Next Level and The Matrix. There’ll also be a pop-up F1 truck that comes with a full-fledged racing simulator and arcade table games. Find out more here

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  • Things to do
  • City Hall

Catch the F1-themed photographic exhibition at The Arts House happening from Sep 28 to Oct 3. Titled Twelve Years of Lights and Racing in the Lion City, the exhibition presents the work of acclaimed Italian photographer Flavio Mazzi, who has four decades of experience under his belt photographing over 450 F1 events, which include competitions and team launches. It documents 12 years of iconic night races at the Marina Bay Street Circuit, and features many storied photographs which depict the thrills and spills of the races over the years.

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