Usher in 2018 with a bang – the spectacular Marina Bay fireworks, we mean – at some of the most glamorous spots to see and be seen. P.S. Pen your wish online here and get a chance for it to be featured on the façade of The Fullerton Hotel!
31 December 2017, till late
NEXT: Dance along to silent music →
Boogie the night away to different DJs’ beats as you ring in the new year at Silent Disco Asia. Bonus: The spectacular view of the new year fireworks from the glass atrium space of the iconic ArtScience Museum.
31 December 2017, 8pm-1am
ArtScience Museum, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
NEXT: Tune in to FREE music performances →
Bring along your picnic mats to the lawn at the Civic District. Not that you’d be sitting on it – groove along to beats by local artistes at Music@Empress. This edition shines the spotlight on three local singers: indie-pop band M3ldl1fe, cover band 53A, and award-winning musicians Lorong Boys.
31 December 2017, 6-7.30pm
Empress Lawn, Connaught Dr, Singapore
NEXT: Explore Singapore’s tranquil backwaters →
Paddle off 2017 as you embark on a kayaking expedition to a modern kelong (offshore fishing platform) restaurant in the middle of the waters for a hearty seafood lunch. Beginners or seasoned kayakers both welcome!
31 December 2017, 10am-2pm
Pasir Ris Park Carpark F, 133 Pasir Ris Rd, Singapore 519149 (meeting point)
NEXT: Celebrate Christmas →
Christmas day might have come and gone, but the celebration’s not over. Party on this jolly season along Orchard Road, where the sidewalks are adorned with glowing reindeer and sparkling stars; enter the dazzling PANDORA Christmas tree outside ION Orchard to witness a spectacular light show and play around with interactive installations.
Until 2 January 2018
Orchard Rd, Singapore
NEXT: Go to town at this ultimate hipster playland →
The folks who brought Thailand’s wildly popular Artbox Market to Singapore earlier this year are bringing back the buzz, this time with Flashbang. Don’t miss this playground of light tunnels, virtual reality exhibitions, as well as the sprawling marketplace for hipster foodies (unicorn ice cream, anyone?).
Until 30 December 2017, 3-11pm
Open-air car park at Grange Rd, behind 313@Somerset
NEXT: Discover the historic side of Singapore →
We get it all the “New year, new you” resolutions, but sometimes, old is gold. Explore Singapore’s historic Kampong Glam in this augmented reality heritage trail, where the task is to scan for clues and go from checkpoint to checkpoint while you learn about the site.
29 December 2017, 7-10pm
Istana Kampong Glam, 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198501
NEXT: Kickstart your 2018 fitness goals →
Start 2018 right – in more ways than one – with the RAWOUT Outdoor Charity Fitness Drive. Work your way through different movement training zones, and, 100% of the donations collected at the end of the workout will be contributed to the Autism Resource Centre Singapore!
1 January 2018, 3-6pm
The Lawn @ Marina Bay, 8 Shenton Way, Singapore 018984
NEXT: Find fun indoors →
By Pinky Chng, December 2017
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