Family Friendly New Year Countdown @ the Civic District

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Location: Civic District
 31 Dec 2018
 Various Timings
 FREE unless otherwise stated

Marina Bay Countdown 2019 - What's happening

You may already be aware that lots of activities are happening at the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2019. With 7 main events spread across the area, including Star Island Singapore, Build a Dream Light Projection, Prudential Marina Bay Carnival and more, this will be Singapore largest countdown event!

Here's what to expect @ the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2019



Family Friendly NYE Celebration

Let's take a look at a slightly less mentioned but very family friendly event - the Car-Free NYE Celebration @ the Civic District. Beyond the fireworks, here's what you can expect when you drop by on the 31st of December! 

Roads will closed so better take the public transport! 


Families for Life NYE Celebrations

Families for Life NYE Celebration

Date: 31 Dec 2018
Time: 5pm - 11pm
Venue: Esplanade Park, Empress Lawn and Connaught Drive

Families for Life (FFL)’s NYE Celebrations includes bouncy castles within, Esplanade Park, 3R photos prints at instant photo booths and even free picnic mats! 

The FFL Mobile Café will be parked along Connaught Drive handing out free snacks and drinks to the hungry LOs! 

Countdown Movie Screening

Date: 31 Dec 2018
Time: 7.30pm - 12.30am
Venue: Empress Lawn

NYE Movie Countdown

Surrounded by Museums, it the best location to catch back-to-back outdoor screenings of Night at The Museum and Night at the Museum 2! There will also be live band performances by local bands and singers from 5.30pm to 6.15pm, and from 11.30pm to 11.59pm, and a break to catch the fireworks and ending off at 12.30am.

The Revelry Market

Date: 31 Dec 2018
Time: 5pm - 1am
Venue: Connaught Drive

Revelry Market - NYE Celebrations

Shop to your heart’s content at Connaught Drive, with the TGIF Craft Market featuring an eclectic mix of hand-made goods, ladies’ apparel, innovative toys for children.

Revellers can also hop on the Popcycle for a spin around Connaught Drive and Fullerton Road from 8.30pm to 11pm.

LOOP @ The Incubator

Date: 1 - 31 Dec 2018

  • Tues to Fri – 4pm to 10pm
  • Sat to Sun – 10am to 10pm
  • New Year’s Eve – 10am to 1am

Venue: The Incubator @ Esplanade Park

LOOP @ The Incubator

Fancy doing some last min (yet sustainable) shopping? LOOP is a plastic-free pop-up experience open to the public - bringing together local craft makers, food and beverage vendors and household and beauty companies offering eco-friendly products.

HPB Fitness Countdown Party 2019

Date: 31 Dec 2018
Time: 5pm - 12mn
Venue: Esplanade Park and St. Andrew Road

HPB Fitness Countdown Party 2019

Start your 2019 fitness New Year Resolutions (or end the 2018 ones) with the HPB Fitness Countdown Party! Start with some healthy and family-friendly activities including golf, archery, giant pong, and giant board games like Snakes and Ladders and Tic Tac Toe along St Andrew’s Road, as well as Bubble Soccer at Esplanade Park from 5-7pm.

Kick-start your New Year with the Countdown Dance Workout with Fight-Do, K-Kardio and Zumba, along St Andrews’ Road in front of the National Gallery Singapore. Pre-register here or walk-in from 8pm!

The first 2,000 participants to pre-register for the Countdown Dance Workout and sign in at the event from 8pm will receive an exclusive fun pack, while stocks last. 

Air-Conditioned Fun @ the Museums

Date: 31 Dec 2018
Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum and National Gallery Singapore

Take a break from the outdoors and visit these museum with New Year Eve events. No reason to stop having fun even when its warm! 

Asian Civilisations Museum
Salsa Workshop (8.30pm - 9.30pm): Register here
Salsa Dance Floor (9.30pm - 1am)

National Gallery Singapore
First Exhibition on Minimalism (10am - 10pm)

EXTRA: Catch the Fireworks Indoors

Not sure whether you want to risk the crowd, or if the LOs will be too tired and cranky - you can actually catch the Fireworks (and still countdown to the New Year) online! 

The best spots to catch the 2019 Countdown Fireworks @ Marina Bay!

Simply visit URA's Facebook page for a Live broadcast of the fireworks! We think its a great idea especially for parents who may not want to be in the crowd! 


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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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