Singapore’s calendar is marked with events that culminate in firework spectaculars, which means you are never too far from the next fireworks display when visiting Singapore. Ring in the New Year celebrations by catching them up close.

Discover popular and offbeat vantage points that not only offer a front-row fireworks experience but also let you have an activity-packed evening to remember. Experience the brilliance of a thousand colours bursting across the iconic Singapore skyline at these spots.

Merlion Park

Merlion Park - travel treasures

At the Merlion Park, you will enjoy a scintillating, front-row view of pyrotechnics against a stunning skyline. Housed at the waterfront park is a statue of the Merlion, Singapore’s mythical national icon. Come down early, pose for a photo and watch as others get creative with their shots. Then set your camera up along the steps that open to a waterfront for a prime view of the show.

Marina Barrage

Marina Barrage - travel treasures

For a panoramic view of the Singapore skyline, watch the countdown from the green roof of the Marina Barrage. Bring a mat and lie on the grass as you watch the sky burst into colours. It’s at the far end of Gardens by the Bay, so you’ll get to enjoy a magical view from afar. Spend the first half of the day exploring our world-famous Gardens by the Bay. Walk amongst futuristic-looking metal Supertrees, standing at 25 to 50 metres tall and intertwined with 200 species of plants from all over the world. Discover a breathtaking array of flora and fauna at the world’s largest greenhouse complex — the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest — made up of two soaring, irregular glass domes. After a day of exploring the garden, wind down at Marina Barrage and enjoy the display while lazing on the grass. Don’t forget to bring some snacks if you intend to have a picnic!

Esplanade Waterfront

Esplanade Waterfront - travel treasures

Not only does the Esplanade Waterfront offer a stellar view of our fireworks during the countdown, but it’s also a hotspot of activities that’ll keep you occupied while waiting for the show-stopping midnight display. Browse unique shops in Esplanade mall, enjoy outdoor music shows and grab a bite at one of the many eateries in the area.

The Helix bridge

The Helix bridge - travel treasures

Shaped like a double helix DNA structure, the iconic Helix bridge is located right next to NS Square, providing you with an unobstructed view of the fireworks. This is Singapore’s longest pedestrian bridge, connecting visitors from the Marina Centre to Marina Bay Sands®. Before you catch the show, wander through the sprawling Marina Bay Sands complex, which houses a hotel, casino, mall, theatre, exhibition and museum. For a gastronomical experience, dine at one of the famous celebrity chef restaurants like CUT by Wolfgang Puck and Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay. Walk off that satisfying meal as you take a short stroll to The Helix, and gear up for a spectacular extravaganza to end the night.