National Day Rehearsal Dates and National Day Parade 2022 (Fireworks Timing Too)

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National Day Parade (NDP) 2022 happens on 9 August with NE show and rehearsals throughout June! 

Photo Credit: NDPeeps Facebook

Dates: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July (rehearsals), 9 Aug (actual day)

The National Day Parade (NDP) 2022 will be held on 9 August 2022 at The Float@Marina Bay. Families can expect the Red Lions, aerial fly past, marching contingents, spectacular performances, fireworks and more! Not just at the Marina Bay, there will also be activities happening throughout the island for more people to enjoy the festivities! 

For many families, heading down to the Marina Bay area to catch the fireworks is a great family experience and here are the rehearsal dates and firework timings for those who feel like making the trip! 

*note that there might not be fireworks on every date. 

National Day Parade Dates

Photo from 2021, for illustration purpose only

The following are the dates for rehearsals and NDP2022

  • 2 July 2022 
  • 9 July 2022 
  • 16 July 2022 
  • 23 July 2022 Preview 1
  • 30 July 2022 – Preview 2
  • 9 August 2022 - Actual Day

Fireworks Timing

Photo from 2021, for illustration purpose only

In case you are a "in-and-out" family, here are the fireworks timing to take note of, so that you can be there just for the fireworks and leave quite quickly to avoid leaving with the crowd. 

  • 6.24 pm: Fireworks Start (Low)
  • 6.54 pm: Stage Fireworks
  • 7.07 pm: Stage Fireworks
  • 7.35 pm: Stage Laser, Fire Display and Fireworks
  • 7.49 pm: Stage Fireworks
  • 8.01 pm: Stage Fireworks
  • 8.12 pm: Stage Fireworks and Fire Display
  • 8.23 - 8.27 pm: Fireworks Show
  • 8.29 pm: Fireworks (National Anthem)

*Do note that the usual spots to catch the fireworks does get crowded and you may not get a spot if you come too late too. 

Places To Watch The Fireworks

Below is a list of places that you may catch the fireworks. Note that these places do get crowded quickly - especially with photographers and others wanting to catch a glimpse of the parade. 

  • Marina Bay Waterfront
  • The Promontory
  • Gardens by the Bay East
  • Merlion Park
  • Along Esplanade Drive
  • Esplanade
  • Marina Barrage (partial view)
  • Helix Bridge / Sheares Bridge

Apart from the fireworks, there are much more happening for NDP2022, including heartland activities before the actual day, the Red Lions landing at the heartlands and a island fly-past by the fighter planes. 


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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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