Singapore Grand Prix 2022, an iconic motor racing event, takes place at Marina Bay Circuit from September 30 to October 2. It is brought to you by Formula 1. Since 2008, the event has attracted travellers worldwide for a set of thrilling races and fun activities. There’s still plenty of ways to jump in on the excitement whether or not you are an F1 fan. Here’s the best things to do in the lead up to the Singapore Grand Prix 2022.
1. Suntec City Exhibitions
The Suntec Convention Centre will host the McLaren: The Legacy Lives On showcase. Offering motorheads a glimpse of two never-seen-before supercar models by British manufacturer McLaren Artura as well as the first high-performance Hybrid Car.
Meanwhile, the Williams Racing Experience is a chance to meet some of the British Formula 1 Team Williams at Suntec City. For instance, Alexander Albon and Nicholas Latifi are set to give free public meet-and-greets. Plus, you can explore a range of other exhibitions, take part in activities and buy exclusive merchandise.
2. LEGO McLaren
Both kids and adults can enjoy this first-of-its-kind partnership between McLaren Racing and LEGO® Group. Together they constructed a life-sized LEGO® replica of the McLaren Formula 1 race car, made up of 288,000 bricks, which will be displayed at Orchard Road. Additionally, Lego fans can take part in brick building challenges and a host of more activities on-site.
The Pandang Stage in Zone 4 and Wharf Stage in Zone 1 will host an array of local and international talent. Kicking things off is famous DJ Marshmello on September 30. Meanwhile, famous Irish group Westlife, Black Eye Peas and Green Day are just some headliners taking to the stage over the weekend. Wonderfully, ticket holders to the races can access the stages without further purchases.
4. Sim Racing Carnival 2022
The Sands Expo Convention Centre will exhibit this futuristic experience combining racing culture, entertainment, fun activities and more under one roof. It’s the first time it launches in Singapore on September 30. Find tickets here.
F1 parties will be held at Sentosa, Orchard Road, Clarke Quay and Kampong Glam from September 23 to October 2. These social events are perfect for meeting new people from across the globe and bonding with likeminded individuals over drinks and food while enjoying race culture.
For instance, the new Central Beach Bazaar is an ideal beach experience. While Clarke Quay is set to have a race-inspired fashion show and Steve Aoki and Afrojack are headlining Singapore’s most IG-worthy nightclub Marquee. Equally, Amber Lounge is the top spot to overlook the races, in a luxurious setting, popping with celebrities.
One of the best events is The Circuit at 1-Arden from September 29 to October 2. It sees the sky-high 51st floor of CapitaSpring transformed into a racetrack with pit stops and interactive photo opportunities. Plus, a unique farm-to-table dining will be on offer. Tickets start at $68.
Other Things To Do Nearby
If you’re a tourist here for the Singapore Grand Prix 2022, you’ll find our selection of guides below useful for making your trip to Singapore full of pleasure.
This article is mostly based on offerings announced by Singapore Tourism Board.