On December 31, it’s time to wave goodbye to 2023 and welcome twelve new chapters for 2024 in Singapore. Usher in the new year with a range of New Year’s Eve 2023 events in Singapore. From groovy live bands, to countdown parties in the sky, beach festivals, delicious NYE meals by the waterfront, free things to do, and much more…you’ll be spoilt for options. Here’s 15 best ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2023 in Singapore – according to us.
1. Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2024
The annual Marina Bay Singapore Countdown to the new year returns on December 31. This year’s event will feature an epic fireworks display above Star Island, crowd-pleasing activities, from light projects to a go-kart arena, live music, thrills at indoor snow wonderland Ice Magic, and more fun to celebrate the end of the year with fellow Singaporeans. In particular, you can’t miss the fireworks display unfolding at intervals for one hour after 11pm, which pays tribute to 2023’s challenges and triumphs , followed by a 12-minute grand finale.
Wonderfully, the Star Island Singapore Countdown offers 22,000 seats this year as part of MBSC. Ticket holders will be treated to world-class entertainment, the best view of the iconic fireworks, and an unforgettable New Year’s Eve.
📍Marina Bay, Singapore
2. New Year’s Eve at Marquee
Welcome the new year of 2024 with a rager of a party in Marquee alongside famous Moldavian DJ Andrew Rayel on December 31. The iconic DJ has captivated audiences as the likes of Tomorrowland and Ultra Music Festival for his energetic EDM collabs with people from Tiesto to Armin Van Buuren, and some originals remixes like chart-topping How Do I Know and Horizon. Definitely, you’ll be treated to an electrifying night and hopefully the energy to manifest for the whole of 2024. Get tickets from $50 here. The party begins at 10pm and finishes at 6am on January 1. Learn more about Marquee.
📍2 Bayfront Avenue B1-67, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
3. New Year’s at Hilton Singapore Orchard
Elevate your New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day celebrations with Hilton Singapore Orchard. The hotel along Orchard Road is offering a number of exclusive experiences to welcome in 2024. For instance, there is a New Year’s Eve Countdown Party as well as live entertainment and menu offerings at its hotel restaurants. But our top pick is Estate’s lavish family-friendly buffets on December 31 and January 1. There’ll be a Kid’s Buffet Station and adults can indulge on seafood assortments, flavourful Asian dishes, delightful desserts, and plenty more.
On December 31, the New Year’s Eve Festive Dinner Buffet is on from 6.30pm to 10pm with prices beginning at $198 per adult and children below age 5 go for free with a limited on two children per couple. Meanwhile, the New Year’s Day Grand Champagne Brunch Buffet on January 1 kicks off from 12pm to 3pm from $168+. Learn more about Hilton Singapore Orchard.
📍333 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238867
4. New Year’s Eve at Resorts World Sentosa
Mark the end of the year with a range of action-packed activities to enjoy with children. A Universal Christmas is back until January 1, alongside Superstar Christmas at Resorts World Sentosa. It’s the perfect place for children and adults to ring in the new year together with thrilling games and rides, live shows, immersive snowfall, and a countdown party on December 31. Get tickets on Resorts World Sentosa.
📍 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
5. Aquanox at Adventure Cove Waterpark
Speaking of Resorts World Sentosa, the water park is hosting an electrifying New Year’s Eve music festival that’s perfect for the young, wild, and free in Singapore. Dance the night away into 2024 at BluWater Bay with remixes of popular classics and current favourite tunes by the likes of DJ Yunkoro, Unmonkey, and Krazykat, and more. The party kicks off at 9pm until late on both December 30 and 31. Tickets begin at $78 via Resorts World Sentosa.
📍8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
6. Ce La Vi’s Countdown Party
One of the most popular rooftop destinations – Ce La Vi – returns with a host of glittery New Year’s Eve celebrations. Indulge on a 5-course dinner menu from 5.30pm in the restaurant from $298 per person. Otherwise, the young and wild hearted can dance the night away at Ce La Vi’s New Year’s Eve 2024 All That Glitters is Gold Party from 4pm to 3am in the SkyBar and 12pm to 6am in the Club Lounge. It’s the perfect vantage point to catch the fireworks while sipping expertly crafted cocktails into 2024. See what’s on at Ce La Vi for NYE 2023.
Additionally, many other rooftop bars are hosting countdown parties on December 31. Other notable venues include VUE, 1-Altitude Sentosa, and Kinki Restaurant & Bar, to name a few. Definitely, a rooftop bar is a fantastic way to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2023 in Singapore.
7. New Year’s Eve Countdown at White Shades
The new 4-storey cocktail house, White Shades, is hosting its very first New Year’s Eve Countdown party on December 31 at 9pm. Attendees pay just $150 to enjoy unlimited, free-flow portions across all four levels. For instance, guests can enjoy endless alcohol gelato on Level 1, bottomless cocktails and house spirits on Level 2 alongside delicious food, and more atop the rooftop bar. Plus, there’ll be a DJ on decks all night as well as a photo booth and open mic for partygoers to show off their singing skills. Learn more about White Shades. Reserve by calling 8575 8578.
📍White Shades, 25 Boon Tat Street, Singapore 069622
8. Picnic under the stars
Christmas is expensive so what better way to ring in the new year than a cost-free picnic in one of the parks or gardens, beaches, or near other iconic landmarks around the city? For instance, Marina Barrage, Bay East Garden and Mount Faber Peak are excellent places to go with family and friends for a breezy picnic and to catch the fireworks display zooming into the sky from Marina Bay. Alternatively, see our list of the best picnic places in Singapore.
9. The Enchanted Ball of Eden
Nixalina is hosting a Masquerade Ball for one-night only in Singapore. The Enchanted Ball of Eden merges romance and mystery for a night of elegance and fun on level 4 Pullman Singapore Orchard. Feel as if you’re in a twisted fairytale at an Italian-style garden ball with bespoke cocktails, candlelight cabanas, a dancefloor in a glasshouse, an illusionist, and two DJs spinning the best tracks…it’s an exquisite place for a countdown to 2024. The New Year’s Eve party is on from 9.30pm to 3am. Get tickets.
📍 Pullman Singapore Orchard, 270 Orchard Road, Singapore
10. El Chido’s New Year’s Eve Rooftop Extravaganza
Bid adiós to 2023 on New Year’s Eve the way Mexicans do it with a Feliz Ano Nuevo Party at new rooftop El Chido. Fuel yourself with Mexican food, dance to buzzing tunes by a live DJ in the infinity pool, and sip cocktails till your heart’s content to end the year with perfection. There’ll be unmatched views of the NYE Marina Bay fireworks too! Prices begin at $68 per adult with a cocktail included in each ticket. Learn more about El Chido.
📍1 Hill St, Pullman Singapore, Singapore 179949
11. New Year’s Eve at Tipsy Unicorn Beach Club
Sentosa’s hottest new beach club – Tipsy Unicorn – will host a set of unforgettable events over Christmas and for New Years. On December 31, the venue is hosting the Unicorn Countdown Party. Feel like you’re in Ibiza or Dubai with tropical party scenes, global DJs spinning groovy tunes, from electronic to chart-topping pop hits, and more. Definitely, the perfect nightlife experience to ring in 2024. Learn more about Tipsy Unicorn Beach Club in Sentosa.
📍36 Siloso Bch Walk, #01-01, Singapore 099007
12. 165 Sky Dining
Elevate your New Year’s Eve dinner with a brilliant new sky dining experience on Singapore Flyer. From December 23 to 25 and 30 to January 1, 165 Sky Dining is Singapore’s tallest revolving dining experience invites guest to indulge on a 5-course French-style festive meal, complete with champagne, wine, Janice Wong chocolates, and spectacular front-row seats to the fireworks on New Year’s Eve. It’s perfect for a date or intimate celebration for a group of up to 10 people in a private capsule for 90 minutes. Certainly, one of the most unique experiences to do this New Year’s Eve 2023 in Singapore. Find tickets.
📍30 Raffles Ave, Level 3, Singapore 039803
13. CQ NYE Countdown 2024 at Clarke Quay
Spectrum is another spectacular Countdown Party happening at Clarke Quay to ring in the New Year. It will be hosted by MediaCorp 987FM DJ Natasha Faisal and promises an exciting line-up of live entertainment from 5pm until late on December 31. Visitors can expect headliner local music acts celebrating Singapore’s vibrant music scene, alongside photo booths, and live art and graffiti shows at Clarke Quay.
📍Clarke Quay, Singapore
14. New Year’s Eve Countdown Beach Party
Siloso Beach will play host to an exciting beach party with Sands Bar, and Bikini Bar on New Year’s Eve in Singapore. Be mesmerised by fire dancers, live music with energetic DJs, live bands, and more for the ultimate beach extravaganza on Sentosa Island. Tickets are usually around $20. Certainly, one of the best things to do this New Year’s Eve in Singapore.
📍 Siloso Beach, Sentosa
15. 2024 Countdown In The Sky
Marina Bay Sands is hosting a thrilling New Year’s Eve celebration atop SkyPark Observation Deck on December 31. Why not grab your friends to enjoy a countdown party with Silent Disco Asia? Each silent disco ticket includes a free drink from Ce La Vi, headsets with LED lights, five digital photo files, and two interactive magic shots for keepsakes. Plus, you can dance to three different styles of music, while taking in the breathtaking cityscape and fireworks displays, high in the sky. Find tickets on Marina Bay Sands.
📍 Level 57, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956