Top 10 places to view the NYE Fireworks in Singapore

It is that time of the year again. Resolutions, parties, countdowns and not forgetting, fireworks. Fireworks have always been an all-time favourite for Singaporeans, perhaps because there is something magical about the way they light up the sky.

To start off the New Year on this magical note, we have here the top 10 places where you can catch an amazing view of the NYE fireworks!

1. The Lawn @ Marina Bay

Grab your picnic mats, food and drinks and head over to the lovely grass patch that lies between The Sail and Marina Bay Financial Centre. Have a quiet and relaxing time to yourself as you enjoy the fireworks away from the crowd. Bring along your family and friends too and converse over the tranquil atmosphere.

Address:

11 Marina Blvd, Singapore 018940

Opening Hours:

24/7, all year round

 

2. Bay East Garden @ Gardens by the Bay

Situated just across the bridge from Marina Barrage, the Bay East Garden gives you an eye-opening panoramic view of the fireworks. Together with the beautiful scenery of the gardens and surrounded by nature, the breeze will make you feel calmer than ever. Perfect for a romantic getaway!

Address:

18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953

Opening Hours:

24/7, all year round

3. St John’s Island

If you are up for a little adventure, why not take a trip out of town? St John’s Island is only half an hour away by ferry and even has lovely chalets for you to stay in. It is a wonderful idea if you love solitude and friendly cats. Also, the fireworks display from Marina Bay adds to the island’s beautiful ambience.

Address:

St John’s Island, Singapore

Opening Hours:

24/7, all year round

 

4. Orgo Bar

What is New Year’s Eve without a couple of drinks and great food? Hidden at the rooftop of Esplanade, Orgo gives a splendid view of Marina Bay and the fireworks that follow after. Away from the hustle and bustle, this bar hosts a pleasant atmosphere with a scrumptious buffet and free flow of cocktails from 6pm to 1am. Think no more, head over to Orgo for a great start to the New Year.

Address:

8 Raffles Avenue, #04-01, Esplanade Theaters on the Bay

Opening Hours:

6pm to 2am

 

5. Empire

Die-hard party-goers, this one is for you. The 360-degree view of Marina Bay Sands together with the epic dance music by top DJs to heat up the dance floor, this is the ideal place for you! So dance the night away while swooning over the fireworks lighting up the sky as you welcome the year 2017.

Address:

Level 45, 50 Raffles Place

Opening Hours:

5pm to 3am

6. Faber Peak

This might seem like a great deal of a distance away but Singapore is so small that you can still catch a spectacular view of the fireworks from the hilltop of Mount Faber. Nestled among the beautiful trees, feel settled among nature and enjoy the picturesque view from above. This charming spot is definitely a wonderful place to be with your loved one.

Address:

109 Mount Faber Road , Faber Peak, 099203

Opening Hours:

8.45am to 2am

 

7. Helix Bridge

 

Positioned just beside the floating platform, the Helix Bridge is guaranteed to give you an exquisite view of the fireworks display. Take a quiet walk along the intricately woven bridge and be lost in your thoughts. An ideal place for those who enjoy the comfort of their own company.

Opening hours:

24/7, all year round

 

8. Esplanade Bridge

With Merlion Park being packed, the Esplanade Bridge serves as a better option for watching the fireworks. With Marina Bay and our favourite durian structure in sight, be awed by the scenic view of the city and the splendid display of the fireworks against the city skyline.

Opening Hours:

24/7, all year round

9. Lantern Bar

For a glitzy affair with family and friends, head over to the Lantern Bar at the Fullerton Hotel rooftop. Be dazzled by the panoramic and magnificent view of the Marina Bay Waterfront. Needless to say, you will be treated to an impressive view of the fireworks. Definitely a fine evening along the waterside.

Address:

80 Collyer Quay, 049326

Opening Hours:

8am to 2am

10. Marina Barrage

One of the more popular spots, do head over early if you want to have a good view of the fireworks. Bring along your picnic gear and a blanket to make yourself comfortable. Under the breathtaking view of the Singapore Flyer, Gardens by the Bay and Marina Bay Sands, find yourself lost in the surroundings. Relax and enjoy the ambience as you wait for the sky to light up at night.

Address:

8 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018951

Opening times:

24/7, all year round

And there you have it, the go-to places for fireworks. On behalf of The Noteway, I wish you all a Happy New Year! 🙂

By CookiesnCream

References:

http://www.timeout.com/singapore/things-to-do/best-places-to-catch-fireworks-in-singapore

http://nowboarding.changiairport.com/live-local/free-fireworks-in-singapore–where-to-go-for-nye-2017.html

https://www.skyscanner.com.sg/news/where-watch-new-years-eve-fireworks-singapore

www.tripzilla.com/singapore-new-years-eve-fireworks-rooftop-spots