As we countdown to 2018, we’ve rounded up six of the hottest parties (and one hangover brunch) for you to ring out the new year in style.
Instead of squeezing in with the rest of Singapore at Marina Bay, countdown to 2018 in comfort and watch the fireworks at Bay Hotel’s rooftop party. For only $88, toast the new year with their free-flow of sangria and tasty tapas, as well as two complimentary house drinks, from 7pm until midnight. With the DJ’s starting to spin at 8.30pm, dance the year away and grab yourself one of their exclusive booth packages, such as the Peace package ($888) for four to six people, which includes a variety of wine, liquor and a yummy food platter. Larger groups of six to eight can opt for the Passionista ($1288++), as well as the Triple P (Propeller’s Premium Package, $2018++.
When: December 31 2017 – January 1 2018 (2 days)
Where: 50 Telok Blangah Road
Tel: 6818 6666
This luxurious and elegant resort is the perfect spot to welcome 2018 with your loved ones. Far from the glare of the city lights, gaze at the starry night sky and celebrate new beginnings with a South American flare at Capella Singapore’s Bob’s Bar on 31 December. At the Capella Under the Stars Countdown Party, be dazzled by an acrobatic Capoeira performance to set the festive mood, and enjoy the specially curated set menus for the night. You won’t be able to resist the Samba Batucada percussive beats for long, so let your hair down and dance the worries of 2017 away at this countdown fiesta.
When: 31 December 2017, 10pm-1:30am
Price: S$228++ per adult (inclusive of free-flow wine, beer, non-alcoholic drinks, and a glass of champagne for the countdown toast)
S$128++ per child aged 7 to 12 years old
S$88++ per child aged 4 to 6 years old
Tel: 6591 5047
Close enough to Marina Bay Sands to see the sights, but far enough to avoid the crowds, LeVel 33 has one of the best views for you to catch the exciting firework display. You’ll be on top of the world at LeVel 33’s penthouse party, Stars & Sparks ($398++), that includes an amazing dinner menu and drinks for the night! With your complimentary welcome drink in your hand, make your way to your dining table to enjoy your canapé platter. Choose between free-flow home-brewed craft beers or from an exquisite wine selection, to go with your homemade gnocchi and beef short rib with slow-roast sirloin. As the clock strikes midnight, raise your glass of Rothschild Champagne to welcome the New Year. Latecomers to the party can join in the fun at only $128++ from 11pm onwards.
Where: 8 Marina Boulevard #33-01 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1
Tel: 6834 3133
The Me@OUE Fiesta – New Year’s Eve Edition is yet another party not to be missed if you want to witness the explosive fireworks spectacle that lights up the Marina Bay skyline. Enjoy an uninterrupted view through the floor to ceiling glass windows, and enjoy a lavish culinary treat at Me@OUE’s romantic restaurant. With butlers serving unlimited canapés and many live cooking stations dishing out Japanese, French and Chinese dishes, highlights include a premium Carrasco Iberico ham, a 25kg Mortadella sausage, as well as Mediterranean Carabinero prawns and two different types of French oysters. Free-flow of Prosecco, beer, house wine, soft drinks and juices will also be served at this free-standing event.
When: Sunday, 31 December 2017, 9.30pm-12.30am
Price: $248++ per pax; early-bird tickets at $188++ per pax for the first 100 guests
If Marina Bay is too crowded for you, sip prosecco and gear up for sky-high celebrations at Urbana Rooftop Bar, Novena’s highest bar at 33 stories high. Make merry against the magnificent views of the Singapore skyline, with drink creations prepared by the resident mixologist, or spoil yourself silly with a free-flow house wines and prosecco for only $88++. Get ready to dance the night away to live DJ performances with genres spanning from jazz, pop and R&B. Table packages are also available at $248++ for six adults, inclusive of either Pampero Rum, Smirnoff Vodka or Gordon Gin with mixers to get your party started.
When: 1 January 2017, 10pm-1am
Where: Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena
Tel: 6378 2060
Fireworks and rooftop bars not your thing? Kick back with a barbecue for a laidback New Year’s Eve party at Wildseed Bar! Gather your friends and family for a massive cookout at The Summerhouse’s swanky Edible Garden, and feast on barbecue staples like grilled meat and fresh seafood. With dainty fairy lights, hearty grills and interactive lawn games, this is one party for the whole family. ($60 per adult, $30 per child) Tip: Come early from 7-9pm, and you’ll get to sample tasty treats like watermelon pops, taco-in-a-bag, and gooey toasted marshmallows – all on the house. The first 50 partygoers will get to enjoy ‘Beer O’clock’ and receive complimentary drinks as well.
When: Sunday, 31 December 2017, 8.30pm until late
Where: Wildseed Cafe and Bar, Level 1, 3 Park Lane
Tel: 6262 1063
Bonus: New Year’s Day Brunch
The celebrations don’t have to end on New Year’s Eve. After a night of over-indulgence, recharge the morning after at Botanico’s Hangover Brunch at The Botanico. Ease into 2018 with a smorgasbord of à la carte options and share some Tasting Plates from the kitchen or grill with your loved ones. Savour tasty dishes like Ceviche of Seabass, Ibérico “Char Siew” Pluma, and more for a fancy al fresco brunch on the Terrace, or against lush greenery décor in the indoor dining room. For those who’ve worked up an appetite after a night of celebration, order from the Plates for the Famished menu to try the ‘Atas’ Margherita Pizza with burrata, Chorizo Ibérico Bolognese with pork jowl, or the King Prawn Linguine. Diners with a sweet tooth can indulge in fancy desserts like Bassam 69% Dark Chocolate Tart and Jalapeño Ice Cream with Bacon Financier and Sarawak Pineapple. You can even mix your own cocktails (or mocktails, for the hungover) at the DIY station for a perk-me-up to get you refreshed and ready for the year ahead.
When: Monday, 1 January 2018 11am-6pm
Where: Botanico at The Garage, Level 2, 50 Cluny Park Road
Tel: 9831 1106