Where to see New Year's Eve Fireworks : Singapore Countdown 2023?




Want to know the best places to see New Year's Eve Fireworks in Singapore?

Fireworks will be held at Marina Bay Countdown by STAR ISLAND. While you can pay to watch it from the float, there are a lot more places you can catch the fireworks for FREE!

Here are the 23 spots to watch New Year's Eve's Fireworks. Some of them are photographers' best-kept secrets they would not want you to know!





Around Marina Bay




These are the prime locations around Marina Bay.

1 Esplanade WATERFRONT



The Esplanade Waterfront is just next to The Float. It stretches from The Float to the Esplanade Bridge. This will provide one of the best vantage points for Fireworks and a favourite spot for photographers. There will also be free performances will also be for all to enjoy at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre.

Location: 1 Esplanade Drive
Getting There :  Esplanade MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫

2  Jubliee Bridge / Esplanade Bridge



Jubilee Bridge and Esplanade bridge are just sided by side. The Jubilee Bridge is a pedestrian bridge while the Esplanade bridge is a bridge mainly for cars with a sideway. We anticipated it as busy as Merlion Park and Esplanade Waterfront.

Location: 1 Esplanade Drive near Merlion Park
Getting There :  Esplanade MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫


3 Merlion Park

View from Merlion Park


Favourite tourist spot. the fireworks will just be directly in front of you at this spot. It can get quite crowded, so be there early.

Location:  1 Fullerton 
Getting There: Raffles Place MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫

4 Padang



A vast space where you can have a picnic and a decent view of the fireworks above the treeline.

Location: St Andrew's Road
Getting There: CityHall MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫


5 QUEEN ELIZABETH WALK 


Queen Elizabeth Walk is a stretch along the Esplanade Park, is a good spot to catch the fireworks. It faces directly to MBS. It is further away compared to Jubilee Bridge but near enough to be in the thick of the action.

Location: Along Connaught Drive
Getting There :  Esplanade MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫

6 Empress Lawn


View from Empress Lawn

This spot will have Anderson Bridge in the foreground and MBS in the background. It's a partial view but will likely not be as crowded as Marina Bay.

Location: Fullerton Rd
Getting There:  Raffles Place MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫



7 One Fullerton / Clifford Square


View from One Fullerton


One Fullerton is a popular spot for diners with an immersive view of Marina Bay. The linear footpath outside the restaurant will be a busy place on New Year Eve. Great place for capturing MBS and Singapore Flyer as your background. 

Location: 1 Fullerton 
Getting There: Raffles Place MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫

8 The Promontory@ Marina Bay  

The Promotory View
View from The Promontory


Directly opposite the Float, this is another popular spot to see Fireworks. Mediacorp will be having its Let's Celebrate 2023 concert here.

Location: 11 Marina  Blvd
Getting There: Downtown MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫

9 THE LAWN @ MARINA BAY

New Year Eve Fireworks
New Year's Eve Fireworks The Lawn

Nestled between MBFC and The Sail, The lawn will turn into a party zone on New Year's Eve. There will be a  lifestyle hub featuring larger-than-life games and playsets, F&B booths, entertainment offerings and chill-out zones.

Location: 8A Marina  Blvd
Getting There: Downtown MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫


10 Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade

View from Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade

The Boardwalk to Marina Bay Sands would be a good spot for fireworks. Do your last-minute shopping and watch the fireworks after that. You can also head to The Great Bay Fiesta for a night of carnival, food and circus!

Location: Bayfront Ave
Getting There: Bayfront MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫

11 ArtSCeience Museum


There is a path facing the float on the other side of the ArtScience Museum. It is an excellent spot to view fireworks!

Location: Bayfront Ave
Getting There: Bayfront MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫

12 The Helix Bridge



Be there early if you want to use one of the 5 extended platforms on this award-winning bridge for a better view.

Location: Bayfront Ave
Getting There: Bayfront MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫

13 Youth Olympic Park
View from Youth Olympic Park for New Year Eve


A small park next to The Float@ Marina Bay. You will get a partial view of the Fireworks here

Location: Raffles Ave
Getting There: Promenade MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫


14 F1 Pit Lane

New Year's Eve Fireworks F1 Pit Lane

No F1 cars, but you can see the fireworks here. 

Location: 1 Republic Blvd
Getting There: Promenade MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫


OTHER VANTAGE POINTS

15 Gardens By the Bay

New Year's Eve Fireworks GBTB

A different perspective of the fireworks. You will get a peekaboo view of the fireworks in between MBS. Visit the Christmas Winterland when you are here.

Location: Marina Gardens Dr
Getting There: Bayfront MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫

16 Marina Barrage




Get an elevated view of the fireworks on the Marina Barrage. You can even have a picnic here!

Location: 8 Marina Gardens Dr
Getting There: Bayfront MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫


17 Marina Barrage Bridge

New Year's Eve Fireworks Marina Barrage

You can get a broad landscape view from Marina Barrage with MBS, Gardens by the Bay, the Financial District, Benjamin Sheares Bridge, Singapore Flyer and the fireworks in one frame!

Location: 8 Marina Gardens Dr
Getting There: Bayfront MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫👫


D18 Bay East Garden

New Year's Eve Fireworks Bay East


Bay East Gardens may be a quieter alternative due to accessibility, but do anticipate a jam there, as Tanjong Rhu Road is relatively narrow.

Location: Rhu Cross
Getting There: Private Transport
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫

19 Keppel Marina Desalination Plant

Fireworks view from Keppel Marina Desalination Plant

This 'secret' spot is not on any other list. It will be a hike to get here as there are no public transport or carpark facilities. You can have an unblocked glimpse of the fireworks from the Keppel Marina Desalination Plant. This spot is touted as Marina Barrage's little sibling and will probably be a lot less crowded here.

Location: 1 Marina East Dr
Getting There: Hike from Bay East Garden or Fort Road Car Park 
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫


20 Singapore Sports Hub

New Year's Eve Fireworks Sports Hub

You will get a peekaboo view due to the Tanjong Rhu Condos.. There are restaurants lined up along Kallang Wave Mall, so you could eat before the fireworks.

Location: Stadium Dr
Getting There: Stadium MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫👫👫


21 Kallang Riverside Park

New Year's Eve Fireworks Kallang Riverside Park

It's a long stretch from Kallang Riverside Park to Tanjong Rhu Park connector. We reckon this will be a nice chill spot for fireworks from afar. It's probably less crowded from here.

Location: Crawford St
Getting There: Kallang MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫


22  High Street  Centre Carpark

New Year's Eve Fireworks Hill Street
New Year's Eve Fireworks Hill Street

This is a photographer's secret. High Street Carpark opposite the Parliament House offers a unique view with the Parliament House in the foreground. However, the view is through louvres, so your view may not be as spectacular as the photographers.

Location: 22 North Bridge Road
Getting There: Clarke Quay MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫


23  Raffles Garden, Fort Canning Park

New Year's Eve Fireworks Fort Canning


 You could see the fireworks from Raffles Garden at Fort Canning Park. Since it is on a hilltop, you will get a slightly elevated view despite the surrounding trees.

Location: River Valley Road
Getting There: Fort Canning MRT
Anticipated Crowd: 👫👫👫👫👫




With 23 locations to watch fireworks in Singapore. Which one would you head out to?


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PS:
There are also selected HDB blocks that you can enjoy the Fireworks. However, since these are residential areas, we decided it is best to keep them under wraps to give residents some privacy. If you really want to know, drop us an email here!









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