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7 Best Places to Catch National Day Parade 2018 Fireworks for FREE!


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Location: Around Marina Bay
Date:
9 Aug 2018
Hour:
7.40 pm – 8.20 pm
Admission:
FREE

Why watch the National Day Parade fireworks broadcast at home when you can experience it first-hand for FREE at these 7 places!

1. Helix Bridge & Benjamin Sheares Bridge

7 Best Places to Catch National Day Parade 2018 Fireworks for FREE!

Location: Downtown Core & Sheares Ave

For an unobstructed view of the NDP fireworks, the Helix Bridge and Benjamin Sheares Bridge are two of the best options. And they’re also really popular, so do beware of the crowd! 

Photo credits Marina Bay Sands

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2. Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza

Location: Bayfront

If you arrive early enough and snag a spot for yourself and your little ones, you’re settled for a comfortable and amazing view of the NDP fireworks.

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3. Bay East Garden

7 Best Places to Catch National Day Parade 2018 Fireworks for FREE!

Location: Gardens by the Bay

Settle yourself and your little ones among the lush greenery of Bay East Garden at Gardens by the Bay for a superb view of the NDP fireworks.

Photo credits Gardens by the Bay

4. Esplanade Roof Terrace

7 Best Places to Catch National Day Parade 2018 Fireworks for FREE!

Location: Esplanade Dr

The Roof Terrace is just one of the several places at Esplanade that provides you with a remarkable view of the NDP fireworks.

Admire the breath-taking view of Singapore’s skyline with your little ones at the Roof Terrace or Waterfront while waiting for the NDP fireworks.

Photo credits Esplanade

5. Marina Bay Sands Waterfront Boardwalk

7 Best Places to Catch National Day Parade 2018 Fireworks for FREE!

Location: Bayfront

The waterfront before you and fireworks lighting up the sky above you combined makes for a stunning picturesque view.

Photo credits BudgetHotels.sg

6. Merlion Park

7 Best Places to Catch National Day Parade 2018 Fireworks for FREE!

Location: Fullerton Rd

Being at the perfect vantage point, Merlion Park provides a clear and close view of the NDP fireworks, which is why it fills up really fast. We suggest getting there extra extra early.

Photo credits Singapore Tourism Board

7. Jubilee Bridge

7 Best Places to Catch National Day Parade 2018 Fireworks for FREE!

Location: Esplanade Dr

Not only is Jubilee Bridge an idyllic place for a leisurely night walk with your little ones, it is also the ideal place for a vivid panoramic view of the NDP fireworks.

Photo credits Arup

National Day Parade Rehearsal Dates

  • 21 July 2018 (National Education Show 3)
  • 28 July 2018 (NDP Preview 1)
  • 4 August 2018 (NDP Preview 2)

National Day Parade Highlights
(Approximate timings)

Timing Activity

5.57 pm

Naval Divers Free Fall

6.05 pm

Red Lions Free Fall

6.49 pm

State Flag Flypast

6.50 pm

RSAF Starburst

6.51 pm

21 Gun Salute

6.57 pm

Fire of Joy (Feu de Joie)

7.00 pm

RSAF Flypast

7.38 pm

Old Playgrounds Water Floats

7.43 pm

Mini Fireworks

8.00 pm

Fireworks

8.10 pm

Main Fireworks

8.16 pm

Fireworks

 

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This article is prepared by

Malini Pannirselvam
Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day



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3 comments


  • Diana

    Hi Veronica,

    That is not our area of expertise (we focus on kids) but many of the events thst we have shared can be suitable for both the young and old. You may like to signup for our newsletter to get frequent updates.

    Diana


  • Jing Yee

    Yes! Tried and tested for a couple of years. These indeed are the best places with front row views- the only trouble was the crowd!
    I stumbled across this blog, showcasing a mix of perfect view points with some additional suggestions for people looking for more comfort.

    https://blog.venuerific.com/a-guide-to-watching-the-ndp-fireworks-in-singapore-for-free-2018/


  • Veronica

    Any free interesting places to bring elderly during weekends?


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