Get your rave on and dance the night away at the best street parties, guest DJs and the most happening NYE events in Singapore
Can you believe we’re weeks away from 2018? Besides finding out the best places in Singapore to ring in the new year (or abroad if you’re flying off for the holidays), keep yourself busy this December with Christmas markets, concerts and other buzzin’ happenings in the city. Looking to squeeze in a smashing soiree or two to keep the night alive? Here are our top monthly picks to satisfy your party urges, including Zoukout 2017, Siloso Beach Party, and more….
When it comes to gargantuan music festivals in Singapore, ZoukOut takes the cake every year. The flagship event of the iconic Singapore club, this beach festival held every December attracts legions of ravers from all over the region to prance and party through a two-day marathon of dance music. ZoukOut’s final line-up this year includes French EDM superstar DJ Snake, Asian hip-hop crew 88rising, Belgian techno proponent Amelie Lens and Dutchman MaRLo. They join the acts previously announced, such as fellow Dutchman R3hab, Australian DJ-producer Flume and masked DJ Marshmello.
ZoukOut 2017, 8-9 December, 7pm-late, Siloso Beach, Sentosa
Brought to you by the same folks behind the wildly popular flea market Artbox Singapore, Flashbang is promising to be the biggest multi-sensory event of the year. It will feature a well-curated F&B and retail market, interactive exhibitions, light art installations, music performances, creative workshops, games and more! Flashbang will also have two different sets of programmes; a family-friendly one for day-walkers, and party vibes for the night-dwellers.
Flashbang Singapore, 9-30 December, 3pm-11pm, Grange Road Carpark (between 313 Somerset and H&M)
BXO Caribbean Night
What’s better than surrounding yourself with AfroHouse beats and shaking what your mama gave you till late Friday night? Indulge in the rum cocktails and premium housepours at LimeHouse, and drown in the deep, energetic drum and bass spun by DJ MakSibs from Zimbabwe who is an absolute pro in selecting sounds that are bound to trigger your body to move and groove.
BXO Caribbean Night, 15 December, 10pm-3am, LimeHouse Level 2, 2 Jiak Chuan Rd, Singapore 089260
Do You Remember The First Time: 12 Years of Poptart
It has been 12 years of indie dance party, EATMEPOPTART. Stemmed from a basic ethos of ‘we love to share the music we like and we hope you’d like it too’, the party has grown from a tiny night with a trio of over-enthusiastic music selectors playing for friends into a noisy brand with club shows, bar nights, festival headline spots and our own outdoor event. Their 12th birthday party will be a homage to the local community and its talent. If your feet are itching to dance to indie pop anthems, you know where to go!
Do You Remember The First Time: 12 Years of Poptart, 16 December, 10pm-late, Esplanade Annexe Studio, 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981
Urban Ventures x House of Noise 2017
Keong Saik Road’s famous street party is back again in December for the Christmas edition. Need to do last minute Christmas shopping? There’s plenty of pop-up booths to buy gifts from vendors like organic skincare Katfood, pin-makers Pins & Pongs, HUSH scented candles and more. Hangry? Get your fix from the food stalls which include Park Bench Deli, Bao Makers, and Lime House. Kick back with the many musical performances happening, and top of that, pamper yourself with an express manicure from Vaniday.
Urban Ventures x House of Noise 2017, 16 December, 1 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089109
RUN CLV x AOS Presents: Cali Swag District
“Teach Me How to Dougie” — ah, what an absolute dance tune! Turn your swag up and relive the dougie dance as the American hip-hop group from California, Cali Swag District, takes over the Club Lounge for one night only with some of their best bangers.
RUN CLV x AOS Presents: Cali Swag District, 21 December, 10pm-late, Club Lounge, CÉ LA VI, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971.
Moonbeats Xmas Party with Ryan Hemsworth and Friends
A Christmas bash with Canadian heartthrob Ryan Hemsworth? Sign us up! Started out with Secret Songs, the mega-talented producer has been taking the world by storm with his range by performing at some of the biggest festivals including Coachella, Lollapalooza, Pitchfork Festival and Longtitude, as well as supporting artists such as Flume and Tinashe on their 2016 tours. This time, he will be supported by Cherie Ko, Joruds and Buds for the Xmas party.
Moonbeats Asia x Mao presents Moonbeats Xmas Party with Ryan Hemsworth and Friends, 22 December, 10pm-late, Mao, 133 Cecil Street, Singapore 069535
Honeycombers Presents: Maggie & Mofo’s Street Eats and Underground Beats, Vol 2.
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?
Honeycombers Presents: Maggie & Mofo’s Street Eats and Underground Beats, Vol 2. – NYE PARTY, 31 December, 8pm-3am, party starts at Maggie Joan’s, 110 Amoy St, Singapore 069930
So you’ve heard and it’s true: Nosh will be bidding farewell to its Rochester Park home this year… but not without leaving with a bang! Our fave resto will be throwing a bangin’ party featuring glorious throwback tunes from the Rockin’ 50s to the Noughties, as well as free flow of alcohol and food. Sing along and dance to your guilty pleasures as DJs Paul Silver and Alex Helme keep the throwback tracks going all through the night.
Last Call, 31 December, 8pm-1am, Nosh, 9 Rochester Park, Singapore 139220
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 DJ duo Bassjackers and some of Asia’s biggest deck spinners such as Malaysia’s DJ Jenni-F, Thai up- and-comer Foamberry, and Japan’s VDJ Ta-Shi; as well as local faves DJ Kaylova, DJ Ollie-Des, DJ Caden, DJ Jensen, Doppelgangerz, and 2017’s Sentosa DJ Spin Off winner The Kendrick.
Siloso Beach Party, 31 December, 6pm-6am, Siloso Beach, Sentosa.
BXOXO II — NYE Party | The Speakeasy Prohibition
For anyone seeking a good time away from the hustle and bustle of the NYE crowd, the second instalment of BXOXO is your best bet. Rewind to the Speakeasy Prohibition era from the 1920s to 1933 when getting boozy was taboo and party folks had to sneak into secret bars for a good time, so BXO will be mirroring history by hosting its very own NYE bash at a discreet location — minus having to hide from anyone, of course! Get turnt with a wide selection of premium housepour spirits, craft beers, Wild Rock wines and in-house BXO Sour Cocktail.
BXOXO II — NYE Party | The Speakeasy Prohibition, 31 December, Angra Warehouse, #03-03, 39 Keppel Road, Singapore 089065.
La Vie en Rose
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, Cabaret-themed shows and resident DJs spinning chart-topping tunes through the night. 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.
La Vie en Rose, 31 December, 5pm-5am, Lounge and Skybar, CÉ LA VI, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971.
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