Marina Bay and the Civic District are getting ready to welcome 2020 with a bustling countdown celebration lined up with exciting activities for all from day till night.

From foodies to music enthusiasts, from animal lovers to thrill-seekers, as well as those in search of novelty experiences and free activities for the whole family, there is something for everyone! Presented by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), the 15th edition of Singapore’s biggest countdown event Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2020 will offer a festive atmosphere for everyone to usher in the New Year together.

Build a Dream light projections

Be inspired as beautiful artworks from these non-profits are projected on The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, the ArtScience Museum, and the Merlion.

The Fullerton Hotel Singapore

Date: 26 – 30 December 2019
Time: 8 PM – 10:30 PM (at 15-minute intervals)

Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 8 PM – 11:30 PM (at 15-minute intervals)

ArtScience Museum

Date: 29 – 31 December 2019
Time: 8:15 PM, 8:30 PM, 8:45 PM, 9:15 PM, 9:30 PM, 9:45 PM, 10:15 PM, 10:30 PM

The Merlion

Date: 29 – 30 December 2019
Time: 8 PM – 10:30 PM (at 15-minute intervals)

Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 8 PM – 11:30 PM (at 15-minute intervals)

VOMG Rock Band NYE Party @ Singapore Flyer

With the 1,000-strong band comprising local youth musicians taking the stage, watch as they attempt to break a Guinness World Record with a medley of songs and fireworks to usher in the New Year from 1 PM to 1 AM, showcasing the next generation of empowered youths in Singapore.

Visit here to sign up.

Uncle Ringo presents The Great Circus of Europe

The Great Circus of Europe is coming to Singapore to entertain you with a sensational, mind-blowing show, with never before seen acts that are sure to light up the night.

Venue: Bayfront Event Space
Time: 4 PM, 7:30 PM, 10 PM
Admission: Tickets range from $100 to $150

Visit here for more info.

Esplanade Presents: Come Together

On 31 December, enjoy free live performances at the Esplanade Concourse, before coming together with Hillary Francis, Joe & The Soul Express and MOTUS from 7 PM, as they ring in the New Year with celebrity host Timothy Nga. Special weekend pop-up performances around the centre also await you at Come Together.

Venue: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
Time: 4 PM onwards
Admission: Free

Visit here for more info.

Starlight @ The Lawn

Find bouncy castles, live performances and fringe activities amidst a charming food village teeming with liveliness at Starlight @ The Lawn in Marina Bay.

Venue: The Lawn @ Marina Bay
Time: 5 PM to 1 AM

Visit here for more info.

Starland Singapore Countdown Edition 2019-2020

Step into the centre of a grand multi-sensory fireworks musical show that marries the latest technologies with the most stunning Japanese-designed fireworks, larger-than-life pyrotechnics, 3D surround sound and a stellar cast of artists into a single, seamless performance.

Venue: The Float @ Marina Bay
Time: Doors will open at 5 PM (pre-show F&B and activities); Show starts from 10:30 PM to 12:10 AM
Admission: Tickets range from $88 to $468

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Let’s Celebrate 2020

Celebrating one of the biggest nights of the year, Singapore talents will take centre stage at Mediacorp’s Let’s Celebrate 2020 to present an exciting night of non-stop entertainment for revellers in Singapore to ring in the New Year together.

Performances include:

  • BLVCKARMY
  • Arthur Choo percussionists
  • BEAT’ABOX percussionists
  • Dru Chen
  • Glen Wee
  • Astronauts
  • Shak & The Baits
  • Yung Raja
  • Fariz Jabba
  • Azura Goh
  • Joshua Marc
  • Ayden Sng
  • Daryl-Ann
  • Jarrell Huang
  • Fang Rong
  • Benjamin Kheng
  • Aisyah Aziz
  • “Papa Rock” Ramli Sarip
  • Jasmine Sokko

Venue: The Promontory @ Marina Bay
Time: Doors open at 7 PM
Admission: Free

Visit here for more info.

Unwind @ Civic District: Pets Pawty

Pawty-goers can look forward to an evening picnic together with your pet(s) and various programmes and contests including an agility trial, obstacle race, frisbee competition and even a doggy “beer” drinking contest.

Venue: Connaught Drive
Time: 4 PM – 1 AM
Admission: Free; Visitors must bring their own picnic mats

Visit here for more info.

Unwind @ Civic District: Eats & Beats

For one night only, Empress Lawn will be transformed into a chill-out zone, replete with delicious treats, and capped with a Silent Disco Asia party to dance in the New Year. You can also customise a complimentary cocktail according to your mood at the MIX bar.

Venue: Empress Lawn
Time: 4 PM – 1 AM
Admission:

  • Free for the F&B zone (visitors to bring their own picnic mats)
  • Tickets to Silent Disco Asia: $35 (for Standard), $40 (Last Few Tickets) – buy here

New Year’s Eve @ Asian Civilisations Museum

Take a peek into the special exhibition Living with Ink: The Collection of Dr Tan Tsze Chor then customise your own special Chinese art canvas bag inspired by the exhibition.

Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum
Time: 10 AM – 10 PM
Admission: Fees to the galleries apply

The Philharmonic Orchestra presents New Year’s Eve Countdown Concert 2020

Enjoy lush tunes and exciting melodies with The Philharmonic Orchestra – led by Lin Juan and Edward Tan.

Venue: Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall
Time: 10 PM – 12 MN
Admission: Standard Tickets: $42 | Concession Tickets: $32 (exclusive of SISTIC ticketing fee) – buy here

The Arts House

Experience Singapore through the lens of the pioneer local photographer, Marjorie Doggett. The Arts House’s opening hours have been extended to midnight on 31 December 2019.

Venue: The Arts House
Time: 10 AM – 12 MN
Admission: Free

Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2020 is presented by the URA and supported by the Singapore Tourism Board. Organised in collaboration with various agencies and event partners, Marina Bay Singapore Countdown is Singapore’s signature event to usher in the New Year.

It is part of a calendar of exciting events that adds to Singapore’s distinctiveness as a vibrant city and leisure destination.