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8 NYE Countdown Events In Singapore To Welcome 2023 With A Bang

New Year’s Countdown 2024 Singapore

Welp, in a blink of an eye, we’ve made another trip ’round the sun. This only happens once a year, so it’s no surprise we’re making a big deal of it by hitting up the biggest New Year’s Eve countdown events in Singapore.

If you’re undecided on where to go yet, then this is just the list for you. From free-flow cocktails to massive AR projections, here are 13 places to welcome 2024 with a bang:

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New Year’s Countdown 2024 Singapore1. Mediacorp Let’s Celebrate – Renowned local & regional artists2. Smoke and Mirrors – Free-flow cocktails & wine3. Bollywood Countdown – Dinner party with Indian food buffet4. 2023 New Year’s Pub Crawl – Pub-hopping with party bus5. Our Tampines Hub – Projection mapping of residents’ stories6. Time Travel to Y2K24 – Retro 90s hits & arcade games7. Singapore Flyer Countdown – Bird’s-eye view of fireworks8. Aquanox at Adventure Cove – Ring in 2024 with a splash9. Sentosa Countdown Party – Movie screenings & drone displays10. Spectrum 2024 – Graffiti art & kaleidoscopic photobooth at CQ11. Tipsy Unicorn – Entry from $20 with free drink12. NYE Countdown Beach Party – Massive bubblesHype up your New Years’ Eve at these events

1. Mediacorp Let’s Celebrate – Renowned local & regional artists

New Year Countdown Mediacorp IImage credit: Mediacorp CLASS 95 via Facebook

It’s not a New Year’s Eve countdown without Mediacorp’s staple event: Let’s Celebrate. You can soak in the lively atmosphere at The Promontory at Marina Bay or catch the event on TV from the comfort of your home. Regardless of how you choose to attend the event, it is free for all. 

This year, expect to jam along to performances by renowned local artists Jasmine Sokko and Iman Fandi. Canadian band Crash Adams and homegrown comedians Kumar and Suhaimi Yusof will also be gracing the stage.

New Year Countdown Mediacorp IIImage credit: Mediacorp

There’s more to just performances at Let’s Celebrate. This year, celebrations also take a virtual turn with their virtual game. Create a free account and avatar which you can then use to virtually tour the concert backstage. The game also comes with quests you can complete which will earn you real-life prizes like bubble tea and Grab vouchers.

New Year Countdown Mediacorp IIIImage adapted from: @mediacorp via X

Admission: FreeVenue: 11 Marina Boulevard, The Promontory at Marina Bay, Singapore 018940Time: From 7.30pmContact: Mediacorp Let’s Celebrate 2024 website

2. Smoke and Mirrors – Free-flow cocktails & wine

New Year Countdown Smoke & Mirrors IFree-flow cocktails include classics like Negroni and Manhattan.Image credit: @smokeandmirrorsbarsg via Instagram

Maybe you’re all raved out from attending ZoukOut 2023, and you’re looking for a much chiller gathering for your NYE plans. Look no further than Smoke & Mirrors located at the rooftop of National Gallery Singapore.

New Year Countdown Smoke & Mirrors IIFor more nosh, the regular menu has bar bites like spring rolls and crispy panko shrimp.Image credit: @smokeandmirrorsbarsg via Instagram

You’re still going to get lit though, as there will be 4 hours of free-flow cocktails and bottomless beers, as well as sharing platters with oysters and mozzarella sticks. The price tag is a little steep at $588/pax, but you do get unblocked views of the fireworks show happening just yonder at The Float @ Marina Bay.

Price: $588/paxVenue: 1 St Andrew’s Road, #06-01, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore 178957Time: 9pm-1amContact: 9380 6313 | Smoke & Mirrors website

3. Bollywood Countdown – Dinner party with Indian food buffet

New Year Countdown Bollywood CountdownImage credit: Suntec Singapore

If you’d rather vibe to rhythmic Bollywood music than EDM, you’ll find yourself at home at the Bollywood Countdown 2024, happening at the Engage Theatre in Suntec City.

As the name suggests, you’ll party the night away with hits from your fave Bollywood films. But you’ll also get a taste of Bollywood with an included buffet dinner of North Indian delights such as butter chicken and kadhai paneer.

New Year Countdown Bollywood Countdown IIImage credit: Unearthed Productions

While this is a family-friendly event, the 18+ among you can get alcoholic drinks from $10 if you’re in need of liquid courage to bust it down on the dance floor.

Price:Adult (12 years old and up): $100Child (4-11 years old): $60

Time: From 8pmVenue: Engage Theatre, Hall 406, Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039593Contact: Bollywood Countdown website

4. 2023 New Year’s Pub Crawl – Pub-hopping with party bus

New Year Countdown Pub CrawlYour first stop of the night is at Mogambo Bar & Restaurant.Image credit: Mogambo Bar & Restaurant

If you can’t decide on a pub to hit up for NYE, do the easy thing and visit multiple in a night. It’s basically the alcoholic version of cafe-hopping. At the 2024 New Year’s Pub Crawl, you’ll head to 4 different watering holes via a party bus, so the party never stops even while in transit. There’ll even be free shots and bubbly as you usher in the new year.

Each stop gains you VIP entry and a free alcoholic beverage. If you’re hankering for more, you’ll get exclusive deals on drinks at each location too.

Price: $50/paxVenue: 3 Canton Street, #01-01, Mogambo Bar & Restaurant, Singapore 0497745Time: From 7pmContact: 8944 0583 | Singapore Pub Crawl website

5. Our Tampines Hub – Projection mapping of residents’ stories

New Year Countdown Our Tampines Hub IImage credit: Our Tampines Hub

Heartlanders in the East won’t have to miss out on any countdown fun. Our Tampines Hub will be hosting its own countdown on 31st December 2023. The main countdown event will happen from 10pm-1am where you can catch a lineup of electrifying entertainment by the likes of local acapella groups and ska bands. 

New Year Countdown Our Tampines Hub IIImage credit: Our Tampines Hub

In addition, the celebration will also feature a massive projection mapping display celebrating the memories and experiences of Tampines residents in 2023. The night ends with dazzling fireworks too, so there’s no need to FOMO if you can’t make it down to Marina Bay or Sentosa.

Take note that while admission is free, the event is ticketed. Priority collection will be given to Tampines residents, but that doesn’t mean non-Easties can’t join in the fun. Just join the queue at the Customer Service Counter after 12pm to get your hands on tickets.

Admission: FreeVenue: 1 Tampines Walk, Our Tampines Hub, Singapore 528523Time: From 10pmContact: 6340 3636 | Our Tampines Hub Facebook

6. Time Travel to Y2K24 – Retro 90s hits & arcade games

New Year Countdown CapitolImage credit: @jannabeehive via Instagram

For those who like to usher in the new year with a #throwback, head down to Capitol Singapore’s Time Travel to Y2K24. While you bop along to retro 90s tunes belted out by live bands, there are also old school arcade games you can play. We hear there’s Mario Kart and air hockey available.

If the partying gets you peckish, you can also nibble on small bites from cocktail bar Hopscotch.

Admission: $22Venue: 13 Stamford Road, Capitol Singapore, Outdoor Plaza, Singapore 178905Time: 8pm-2amContact: Capitol Singapore website

7. Singapore Flyer Countdown – Bird’s-eye view of fireworks

New Year Countdown Singapore FlyerImage credit: Singapore Flyer

We all like things to end on a high note. Examples include TV shows, dates, and our careers. In the same vein, you too can expect the same at the Singapore Flyer Countdown. Snack on Janice Wong chocolate bon bons and toast to the new year with complimentary champagne as your capsule makes its way up to the top of the Ferris wheel.

If you’re lucky, you’ll reach the peak as fireworks explode in the distance.

Admission: $180Venue: 30 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039803Time: 11.30pm-12amContact: Singapore Flyer Countdown website

8. Aquanox at Adventure Cove – Ring in 2024 with a splash

New Year Countdown Adventure CoveImage credit: Singapore Tourism Board

If you’re looking to welcome the new year in with a literal splash, head over to Adventure Cove Waterpark for the annual end-of-year celebration, Aquanox. The 31st December celebration features 3 international DJs leading the party.

Tickets start from $78, and come with a free beer, entry to selected rides, and unlimited entry and re-entry into the park.

Admission: $78Time: 10pm-12amVenue: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269Contact: Aquanox website

9. Sentosa Countdown Party – Movie screenings & drone displays

New Year Countdown SentosaImage credit: Sentosa

For those of us who prefer dry land, consider heading over to Palawan Green for the Sentosa Countdown Party. Much like the Sentosa Music Fest 2023, it boasts a drone show, live performances, and most importantly, fireworks. There’ll even be an outdoor movie screening happening in the evening before partying and countdown starts.

Get the whole fam down for the event and you’ll get a Family Fiesta ($168/4pax) that includes food like salads, sandwiches, and sushi. Otherwise, if you’re just here for the party and drinks, it’ll be $58/pax with free-flow beer from 5pm-7pm.

Admission: From $30Venue: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269Time: 5pm-12amContact: Sentosa Countdown Party website

10. Spectrum 2024 – Graffiti art & kaleidoscopic photobooth at CQ

New Year Countdown Spectrum 2024Image adapted from: @clogtwo via Instagram, CQ @ Clarke Quay

There’s no New Year’s Eve party list that would be complete without Clarke Quay. Party central has a bunch of countdowns happening at the best bars and clubs like Zouk, Chupitos, and Cuba Libre.

If you don’t want to be tied down to one place, then head over to Spectrum 2024, the Clarke Quay NYE countdown party. Dance the night away to the spins of YANG Club’s resident DJ Kaylova and tunes of local singer Benjamin Kheng. There’ll even be a live graffiti session at Block B.

Those that need a pic for IG to close off 2023 can also look for the kaleidoscopic backdrop near the River Valley Road taxi stand. 

Admission: FreeVenue: 3 River Valley Road, CQ @ Clarke Quay, Singapore 179024Time: 5pm till lateContact: CQ @ Clarke Quay Instagram

11. Tipsy Unicorn – Entry from $20 with free drink

New Year Countdown Tipsy Unicorn I

There’s the Sentosa Countdown Party if what you’re looking for is a wild time before starting the year. But for something more chill, you just need to turn up at Tipsy Unicorn Beach Club that’s just down the road from the major countdown party.

New Year Countdown Tipsy Unicorn II

There’ll be dance performances, but don’t let their hot moves stop you from getting up and bopping away to the music the rest of the night either. Partygoers will also receive countdown gift packs that’ll help you ring in 2024. Tickets start from a rather affordable $20 and come with a complimentary drink.

Admission: From $20Venue: 36 Siloso Beach Walk, #01-01, Singapore 099007Time: 4pm till 2amContact: Tipsy Unicorn Instagram

12. NYE Countdown Beach Party – Massive bubbles

New Year Countdown Sand BarImage credit: C Side

End your 2023 with a bang at the New Year’s Eve Countdown Beach Party at Siloso Beach, Sentosa. In addition to the fire performances that take place every year, party-goers will also be treated to a show from bubbleogist CJ the Bubble Girl who makes giant bubbles. The rest of the night is set to get lit as well with DJs Jagi, AKAME, and BadGalDiDi taking turns at the deck that night.

Admission: From $25Venue: 52 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 099012, SingaporeTime: 7pm till lateContact: Sand Bar Instagram

Hype up your New Years’ Eve at these events

Before auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind, gather up your pals for an unforgettable start to 2024 with these New Year’s Eve countdown parties. We may not know what the next 365 days will bring, but at least you would’ve started it together with your loved ones.

And with more family-friendly countdown events that include carnivals and laser tag, everyone can join in on the fun to celebrate the new year – provided they can stay awake till midnight, of course.

Cover image adapted from: Singapore Tourism Board, Singapore Flyer via FacebookOriginally published on 23rd December 2022. Last updated by Mattias Tan on 22nd December 2023.Avatar

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