Where are you popping your Champagne this New Year’s Eve? If you haven’t got our plans sorted, we list the best NYE parties to celebrate 2018
It doesn’t matter if you’ve had a sweet or sucky 2017. The year’s nearly over, so you can toss out the old and start afresh. If your top New Year’s Eve resolution is to have fun, you’ve come to the right place. Bring it on 2018 – cheers to the new year arms at these momentous NYE parties, from fancy rooftop soirees to family-friendly firework displays and our very own laneway takeover!
NYE Laneway Party with Honeycombers, Maggie Joan’s restaurant and Vinomofo
We’re saying farewell to 2017 surrounded by a few of our favourite things: free-flow wine and sparkling, live music all night, and fantastic food. We’re doing it with our friends Maggie Joan’s (seriously one of Singapore’s best restaurants) and epic online wine retailer Vinomofo, and just because we can, we’re taking over a laneway for a NYE street party set to be one of Singapore’s hot end-of-year tickets. Are you in? Head here for all the deets…
Maggie Joan’s and Gemmills, Gemmill Lane
Marina Bay Singapore Countdown
All eyes will be on this family-friendly countdown when the clock strikes midnight. Located in the most central part of Singapore, this revelry will unleash a flurry of fireworks that are set to dazzle, along with music and lasers that will beam your senses right into 2018. Score front-row tickets to the fireworks at The Float @ Marina Bay (tickets are $5.50 each here or $8 at the door). Tip: Come early for a picnic under the stars or to hit up the outdoor bazaar beforehand.
Marina Bay Singapore Countdown, Marina Bay.
La Vie en Rose at CÉ LA VI
A pink party awaits at swanky CÉ LA VI this New Year’s Eve. Held in collaboration with Dom Pérignon Rosé, the ‘La Vie en Rosé event features sultry live saxophone performance and Cabaret-themed shows. As the clock strikes midnight, you’ll be treated to an awe-inducing Burlesque martini glass act as well as unparalleled views of Singapore’s most spectacular light show.
CÉ LA VI, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971
Coastes and Sand Bar
Getting glammed up in sequin frocks and skinny stilettos proves too much work for you? Break out a comfortable summer dress and hit the shores of Siloso for a beachside party instead. Over at Coastes and Sand Bar, you’re in for a chill AF treat. Chow down on a buffet ($70) of freshly-grilled seafood, succulent meats, hearty mains and more, with booze promos like Heineken Draft and housepour spirits at $16 for two, then party under the stars with live music of pop music infused with jazz, funk and soul.
Coastes and Sand Bar, 50-52 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099000
Stars and Sparks at LeVeL33
Come in your shiniest number and shimmy your way through LeVeL33 as it once again pulls out all the stops for New Year’s Eve. Themed Stars and Sparks, the night will feature a one-night only dinner ($398++), with specials like gnocchi and beef short rib with slow-roast stirloin, as well as free-flow craft beers, selected wines. But if you’re here just for the party, $128++ will get you an entry to a prime fireworks viewing spot on LeVeL33’s bar and terrace, one-hour free flow of midnight snacks and craft beers and selected wines.
LeVeL33, 8 Marina Boulevard 33-01, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1, Singapore 018981
“Back to the 80s – Discotech” at Grand Hyatt Hotel
New Year’s Eve sees the opulent lobby of the Grand Hyatt transform into an 80s disco, complete with an electric atmosphere, extravagant decor and live performances. Feel like taking the indulging to an extreme? There’ll be an exquisite dessert extravaganza and free-flowing champagne from 9.30pm onwards. Tickets are included in the New Year’s Eve buffet dinners at 10 Scotts, mezza9, Pete’s Place and StraitsKitchen, and additional tickets can be purchased at $108++.
Grand Hyatt Singapore, 10 Scotts Road, Singapore 228211
It’s set to be an elegant affair at Me@OUE this New Year’s Eve with a free-standing (butler passed) canape buffet ($248++ per pax), and live stations featuring everything from Japanese, charcuterie, French fare to oysters. Sip on unlimited prosecco, beer, house wines, soft drinks and juices, as you bask in uninterrupted views of Marina Bay, lit up by lights and fireworks.
Me@OUE, 50 Collyer Quay, OUE Bayfront, Singapore 049321
New Year’s Eve Countdown Party at Mr Stork
If you haven’t heard of Andaz Singapore, you’re missing out. The new hotel near Kampong Glam, with its mind-bending architectural angles, is home to Mr Stork: a rooftop bar with 360 degree views of the city. Come New Year’s Eve, chill out over tunes and tipples in a teepee hut (yes you read that right) before you hit the dancefloor with a live DJ set. Tickers are priced at $148, and includes free-flowing Champagne, wines and Andaz’s very own Pale Ale from 9pm to 1am.
Mr Stork, Andaz Singapore, 5 Fraser Street, Singapore 189354
Siloso Beach Party
Looking for a New Year’s bash away from the city? We can only think of one party paradise. Sentosa’s back at it again with the 11th edition of its beach spectacular, ushering in 2018 with a 12-hour marathon of seaside activities, giveaways, and EDM bangers courtesy of some of Singapore’s biggest DJs.
Siloso Beach Party, Siloso Beach Sentosa, 6pm-6am.
A Sparkling New Year’s Eve at Smoke and Mirrors
We can’t quite get enough of Smoke and Mirrors. The rooftop bar atop National Gallery offers some of the most imaginative cocktails in the city, with incredible panoramic views of City Hall and Marina Bay. This New Year’s Eve, toast to 2017 with a glass of champagne or house pour ($98++ with cover charge, or splurge on a table ($588+ for indoor to $1088 for outdoor for up to four persons, inclusive of a bottle of Lanson Black Label Magnum and 1 bottle of Clos Lanson Champagne). A live magician will make his rounds to astonish you, while music will get you off your feet and dancing into the new year.
A Sparkling New Year’s Eve, Smoke and Mirrors, National Gallery, 1 St. Andrew’s Road, #06-01, Singapore 178957
New Year’s Eve Orchid Club Countdown at PARKROYAL on Pickering
Say hello to 2018 in style at PARKROYAL on Pickering’s leafy rooftop bar, Orchid Club Lounge. At this glamorous countdown party, you can look forward to drinking with gorgeous panoramic views of the city (and unlimited servings of Mumm Champagne NV, house pour wines, beer, and selected cocktails, of course) while tucking into exquisite canapes like caramelized foie gras with porcini powder and Maine lobsters with scallion butter while grooving to great beats by the live band.
PARKROYAL on Pickering, 3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore 058289, p. 6809 8899. Priced at $178 per adult.
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