New Year’s Eve Singapore 2020: 13 Best Places To Catch The Dazzling Fireworks!

Shreya Jagdish

We are just a few more days away from the new year and what a better way to celebrate the end of this amazing year by spending some quality time with family and friends, and usher in the year with spectacular fireworks! 

So parents, head down to these amazing events around the city to start your new year with some family-friendly activities as well as the dazzling fireworks display!

For parents who are in a party-mood, do also check out some of the exclusive club events that will have you dancing into the new year. 

Free-for-all events 

Let’s Celebrate 2020  

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Count down to 2020 with MediaCorp’s brightest artists at The Promontory @ Marina Bay by celebrating with music, dance and fashion. The exciting lineup continues into the night which will include sizzling performances from electronic music singer-songwriter Jasmine Sokko, Benjamin Kheng, as well as singer Aisyah Aziz, “Papa Rock” Ramli Sarip, to usher in the new year.

Time: 7 pm onwards 

Location: The Promontory @ Marina Bay 

Marina Barrage

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Another great spot to enjoy the fireworks and festivities, Marina Barrage with its grassy roof and central spot within the Marina Bay area, is a great place for families to usher in the new year. 

The Lawn @ Marina Bay Financial Centre

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Round up 2019 with some quality time with your children at Starlight @ The Lawn in Marina Bay! With tons of family-friendly activities and delicious grub aplenty, your New Year plans just got a whole lot better!

Families can expect to see bouncy castles, live performances and fringe activities amidst and a charming food village teeming with liveliness! 

Time: 5 pm – 1 am 

Location: 8A Marina Blvd, Singapore 018984

Gardens by the Bay

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One of the most picturesque spots in Singapore, Gardens By the Bay is definitely the place to be to celebrate the new year. Plus, there’s always loads of room in here so you can be sure to find a spot.

Time: All-day programmes 

Location: 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981  


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Head down to Esplanade to be at the heart of all the festivities. In the spirit of their theme for December, families can look forward to fresh collaborations between artists and reunion shows, before joining in the celebrations as the arts-based venue counts down to new beginnings.

Time: All-day programmes 

Location: 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981  

Helix Bridge and Benjamin Sheares Bridge

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Situated right next to the Marina Bay floating platform and the Art Science Museum, Helix Bridge and the Benjamin Sheares Bridge offer an awesome view of the fireworks. But parents, do go earlier to snag a spot, it will definitely be crowded. 

Time: All-day programmes 

Location: next to Marina Bay floating platform 

Red Dot Design Museum 

Source: Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2020

Celebrate the end of the year with the Red Dot Design Museum as it opens for extended hours on 31 December until 12 midnight. Parents, be sure to check out the specially curated exhibition “Human-Nature” that explores the nature of humans in a world where we co-exist with robots, big data and machine learning.

Besides that, families can also Dine at the museum cafe and replenish your energy while you wait for the fireworks shows.

Time: All-day programmes 

Location: Red Dot Design Museum, 11 Marina Boulevard. Singapore 018940.  

Ticketed events with fireworks display 

Star Island Singapore Countdown 2020

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Parents, step into the future as Star Island returns to ring in the New Year! For one-night-only, Star Island presents Singapore’s first largest drone show performance with 500 drones completely synchronised with spectacular fireworks, light displays and exciting show elements, set against Singapore’s metropolis skyline!

Some of the highlights include fireworks by Japanese Artisans which features Olympians & ex-members from famous circus troupes, 500-Drone Performance and pre-show DJ sets And kid-friendly activities.

Time: 7 pm onwards 

Location: The Promontory @ Marina Bay 

Price: Free 

Uncle Ringo 

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Bring in the New Year with Uncle Ringo’s special New Year’s Eve show. Families can expect to see an ensemble of world-class performers from across Europe under the Big Top will entertain you with their action-packed circus acts that will have you on the edge of your seats.

You will also be able to get a great view of the fireworks from here. 

Time: Circus showtimes 4pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

Location: Bayfront Event Space, 12A Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018970

Price: $100 – $150

JW Mariott

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Spend your New Year’s Eve with the best fireworks views at JW Marriott Singapore South Beach’s Roaring 20s Countdown Party! Dress up in your glitzy best and get ready to countdown with live DJ coupled with a free flow beverage and a light supper buffet.

Parents will also be treated to the fireworks display from the Flow18 Sky Garden featuring panoramic views of the Singapore cityscape.

Time: 10pm – 1am 

Location: 30 Beach Road, Access via Nicoll Highway, Singapore 189763

Price: $198 – $248

We hope you have loads of fun celebrating the end of 2019, here’s wishing all our readers a very Happy New Year!

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