15 things to do till late in downtown Singapore on New Year’s eve 2020

Here’s everything to do in Marina Bay this New Year’s eve.
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Want to ring in a new decade in style? We’ve got you covered.

Fifteen different activities are happening around Marina Bay on December 31 before the ever-popular fireworks show at midnight.

Note that St Andrew’s Road, part of Fullerton Road and Connaught Drive will be closed to traffic on that day.

Here’s everything to do in Marina Bay this New Year’s eve:


When: 10am – 12am

What: Museum night visit

Where: Red Dot Design Museum, The Arts House, Asian Civilisations Museum (until 10pm)

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Take advantage of the extended hours to wander the galleries at night – and in peace.
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When: 3pm – 1am

What: Carnival food and games

Where: Bayfront Event Space 

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Run by local operator Uncle Ringo, the carnival and food village boasts live music, shops and 50 food stalls (including one selling White Rabbit bubble tea).
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Uncle Ringo

When: 4pm, 7.30pm and 10pm

What: Circus shows (S$100 to S$150)

Where: Bayfront Event Space 

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Catch The Great Circus of Europe, a 90-minute UK circus act coming to Singapore for the first time. The lineup includes acrobats, contortionists, and gravity-defying motorbike riders.
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The Great Circus of Europe

When: 4pm – 1am

What: Pet carnival 

Where: Connaught Drive 

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Includes an all-day a picnic area, pet competitions, and activities such as an agility park, obstacle race and a dog free-run area.
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When: 5pm – 1am

What: Carnival food and games

Where: The Lawn @ Marina Bay

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Includes kid favourites like bouncy castles, balloon sculpting, arts and crafts booths, and magic shows.
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When: 5pm – 1am

What: Carnival food and games

Where: The Float @ Marina Bay

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Including a live DJ and roving performances.
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When: 7pm – 12am

What: teamLab exhibition

Where: Gardens by the Bay

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The main attractions in this new exhibit are glowing rainbow eggs on Dragonfly Lake and interactive digital flowers at Bayfront Plaza.
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Gardens By The Bay

When: 4pm – 12am

What: Pop-up bars, a silent disco (S$35, from 8pm)

Where: Empress Lawn

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The disco features 3 DJs playing simultaneously across 3 channels, with the music broadcast to attendees’ LED headphones.
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Urban Redevlopment Authority

When: 7.30pm – 12.30am

What: Mediacorp countdown concert

Where: The Promontory @ Marina Bay

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This year’s concert features singers like Jasmine Sokko, Benjamin Kheng and Ramli Sarip, and tunes from Republic Polytechnic’s Electronic Music Production.
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When: 8.15pm – 10.15pm

What: Light projections

Where: Fullerton Hotel, ArtScience Museum, Merlion

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The projections are of artwork by beneficiaries of SHINE Children and Youth Services, Beyond Social Services, Dyslexia Association of Singapore and the Yishun Community Hospital.
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When: 7pm – 12.40am

What: Countdown and live music

Where: Esplanade 

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Hosted by actor Timothy Nga, the lineup features local bands Joe and the Soul Express, MOTUS, and singer Hillary Francis.
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Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

When: 10pm – 12am

What: Countdown and live music (S$42)

Where: Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall

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Apart from music by Singapore’s Philharmonic Orchestra, attendees get champagne and a view of fireworks over Empress Lawn.
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When: 10pm – 1am

What: Countdown and live music

Where: Singapore Flyer waterfront promenade

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As part of the performance, a 1,000-strong band of local youth musicians will attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the Largest Performing Rock Band, singing 7 Nation Army by The White Stripes.
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When: 10.30pm – 12.10am

What: Fireworks musical (S$88 to S$468)

Where: Singapore Flyer waterfront promenade

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Produced by Japanese firm Avex, the 90-minute, space-themed fireworks musical incorporates fire, lasers, and surround sound. It includes 500 drones and performances by unicyclists, ballerinas, contemporary dancers, and fire twirlers.
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When: 12am – 12.08am

What: Fireworks 

Where: The Float @ Marina Bay

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Best vantage points include Marina Bay Sands, One Fullerton, Jubilee Bridge and the Esplanade.
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