New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day 2019 in Singapore is a chance for a last hurrah before school reopens and work picks up pace again. It is also a great opportunity to start the year with family and friends.
With that in mind, here are some suggestions of things to do on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day 2019 in Singapore.
Things To Do On New Year’s Eve And New Year’s Day 2019 In Singapore
Car Free Civic District on New Year’s Eve in Singapore
From 5 pm onwards, the Civic District will turn into a car-free zone on New Year’s Eve in Singapore. At the Esplanade Park, you can look forward to the Families for Life bouncy castles and Bubble Soccer, live band performances and movie screenings at the Empress Lawn and fitness activities along St Andrew’s Road.
New Year’s Eve at Our Tampines Hub
How does archery target shooting, a gladiator challenge and numerous meet-and-greets sound to you? How about movie-themed bouncy castles, crafts and sports try-outs? These have been lined up on New Year’s Eve, 31 December 2018, in Singapore at Our Tampines Hub. Activities start from 9 am and culminate in a Countdown Party from 7 pm onwards.
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Explore Ancient Greek Tech at Science Centre Singapore
Science Centre Singapore is open on both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day 2019 in Singapore. Discover the Inventions of Ancient Greece at the special exhibition at the Annexe or enter the realm of butterflies at the Butterflies Up-close exhibit. Get more information here.
Prudential Marina Bay Carnival
The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival is back. Experience new thrill rides and old favourites at the fairground beside Marina Bay Sands. Thrillseekers can go for a ride on board the Wave Swinger or bounce around on Jumper Jumper. There are rides for young children too, and favourites such as Das Schiff are back too. The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival will be open till 2 am on New Year’s Eve. Find out more about the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival.
National Orchid Garden School Holiday Promotion
Spend New Year Day 2019 in Singapore re-connecting with nature at Singapore Botanic Gardens. Take a walk through the verdant landscape and, while there, pay a visit to the National Orchid Garden. Admission to National Orchid Garden is free for students, Singaporeans, Permanent Residents and Work Permit Holders up till 1 January 2019.
Singapore Philatelic Museum New Year’s Day Open House
Learn about the backstory of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s book The Little Prince at the Singapore Philatelic Museum. Other exhibitions at the museum include the Unusual Stamps and All About Dogs exhibitions. Find out more about The Little Prince exhibition.
Experience Christmas on New Year’s Day 2019 at Universal Studios Singapore
If you miss the Christmas spirit, you can still soak it in at A Universal Christmas at Universal Studios Singapore. Enjoy the atmosphere at Universal Studios Singapore with extended opening hours till 12 am on New Year’s Day 2019 in Singapore on 31 December. A Universal Christmas ends on 1 January 2019.
Art Enthusiasts, in need of some inspiration to get your new year off to an uncluttered start? Pay a visit the Minimalism: Space. Light. Object. exhibition at National Gallery Singapore to get an understanding of the understated art movement. Find out more about what to expect at Minimalism: Space. Light. Object..
Head outdoors and plan a bike ride with family and friends to get 2019 off to a rolling start. This is one thing to do on New Year’s Day 2019 in Singapore that doesn’t need to cost very much but can be a memorable thing to do. If you need some suggestion of cycling routes, how about cycling around Punggol or plan out a longer ride from Punggol to Kallang instead?
Snow and Lights at Changi Airport
Experience the snow and light show at Hogsmeade Village at Changi Airport Terminal 3 in the evening for a sprinkling of magic. The activities at Diagon Alley will also take place all the way till 6 January 2019. The contest to bring home the 1-metre tall Harry Potter and Hedwig plushies also ends on 1 January 2019.