As the year draws to a close, Singaporeans are gearing up for the grand finale — the exhilarating countdown to welcome a brand new chapter. From glittering fireworks to pulsating beats, the city offers a multitude of parties events on New Year’s Eve.

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Whether you’re a party enthusiast seeking the hottest DJs, a romantic in search of a magical atmosphere, or a family looking for a wholesome celebration, here are the eight best countdown parties join to usher in the new year.

1. Sentosa Countdown Party

Bid adieu to the year in style at the Sentosa Countdown Party at Palawan Green, Sentosa.

Start off with a variety of fringe activities and happy hour free flow drinks by the beachside, before transitioning into an outdoor movie screening.

As dusk falls, live music performances and music emerge all the way till 11:50pm, when a spectacular light show of 550 synchronised drones fill the night sky.

While the Sentosa Countdown Party requires tickets, available on their official website from $10, to enter, the picnic zones, drone show, and fireworks display are complimentary, ensuring that the joyous atmosphere is accessible to everyone.

Sentosa Countdown Party

Location: Palawan Green, Sentosa
Time: 4pm-1am

2. White Shades

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Ring in the New Year with unparalleled style at White Shades, Singapore’s four-storey modern cocktail playground, as it hosts its inaugural New Year’s Countdown party.

Priced at $150 per person, the party boasts a tempting free-flow package that transcends all levels — literally, there are distinct offerings at each floor of the cocktail bar — of this chic venue. Delight in endless servings of 12 house-made gelatos, Prosecco, and red and white wines on Level 1. Elevate the experience on Level 2 with bottomless pours of five cocktails, four delectable bites, and a selection of house spirits. The Rooftop beckons with an enticing menu featuring two types of draft beers, draft cocktails, four bites, and three soju options. As a DJ sets the vibrant atmosphere, Level 3 unveils a photo booth and an open mic, inviting revelers to capture memories and showcase their singing prowess.

Make a reservation by calling 8575 8578.

White Shades

Location: 25 Boon Tat Street, Singapore 069622
Timing: 9pm till late

3. Mediacorp Let’s Celebrate 2024

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Get ready to usher in 2024 with a bang at Mediacorp Let’s Celebrate!

Held at The Promontory at Marina Bay, this countdown party promises non-stop entertainment and star-studded performances, ranging from the sick jams from Crash Adams to the uncontrollable laughter from Kumar, and the electrifying beats of Jasmine Sokko. The lineup ensures an entertaining night for everyone.

This party is free for all, with DJ live spinning, food and drinks, and engaging games. But, secure your spot there for an up-close view of the spectacular fireworks, marking the countdown experience in style.

Mediacorp Let’s Celebrate 2024

Location: 11 Marina Blvd, Singapore 018940
Time: 7pm till late

4. Tipsy Unicorn Beach Club

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Enter the new year at Tipsy Unicorn Beach Club, Sentosa‘s hottest new beachfront destination.

Throughout December, this vibrant beach club promised an unmissable lineup of world-class DJs and parties. But the highlight awaits on 31 December 2023 with the Unicorn Countdown Party — a dazzling affair featuring captivating live performances by Z-Axis and more.

Tickets start from $20 for ladies and $30 for gentlemen. You can also choose to reserve the VIP Paradise Suite for up to 20pax, with a minimum spending of $4,000.

Tipsy Unicorn

Location: 36 Siloso Bch Walk, Singapore 099007
Time: 4pm till late

5. Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2024

Hosted by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), this Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2024 is set to captivate with a spectacular display of awe-inspiring fireworks, complemented by mesmerising light projections that will transform the iconic Marina Bay skyline.

Beyond the visual spectacle, the event boasts an array of thrilling attractions, including a go-kart arena (TurboCharged) and winter playground. Elevating the festive spirit further, live performances will add a musical touch to the night, creating an unforgettable atmosphere as you welcome the dawn of a new year.

Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2024

Location: Around Marina Bay Sands
Time: Fireworks start at 11:48pm

6. CQ @ Clarke Quay – Spectrum

Get ready for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve at Clarke Quay’s CQ, as it morphs into a vibrant epicenter of celebration with its sensational Countdown Party, Spectrum.

CQ Fountain Square will be aglow with iridescent lights, blending music, art, and interactive experiences. Hosted by MediaCorp 987FM DJ Natasha Faisal, the evening boasts a diverse lineup of entertainment, including live graffiti art performances by renowned artists Ink & Clog, LABSIXFIVE, and Jojie Atomick. Meanwhile, headlining the music scene is singer-songwriter Benjamin Kheng, accompanied by DJ Kaylova and the dynamic Peep Show.

As the clock strikes midnight, join the countdown and confetti shower for a spectacular entrance into the New Year. With the celebration extending to CQ’s array of bars and clubs like Zouk, Yang, Simply Retro by Tin Box, Cuba Libre, and Level Up, the revelry continues into the early hours.

CQ @ Clarke Quay – Spectrum

Location: 3 River Valley Rd, Singapore 179024
Time: 5pm till late

7. CÉ LA VI – All That Glitters is Gold

The unbeatable view of Singapore’s skyline at CÉ LA VI. Photo: CÉ LA VI / Facebook

Celebrate the end of the year in style with a month-long extravaganza of pulsating beats at CÉ LA VI Singapore’s premium clubbing space, The Club Lounge.

If you haven’t already heard, this month has featured a strong line up of international and local DJs. And to wrap it all up on New Year’s Eve — “All That Glitters is Gold”. This glitzy countdown party will last from 12pm on 31 December to 6am on 1 January 2024. Get ready for a night of entertainment, music, and unbridled revelry in a crescendo of celebration.

CÉ LA VI – All That Glitters is Gold

Location: 1 Bayfront Avenue Marina Bay Sands, Hotel, Tower 3, 018971
Time: 12pm-6am

8. The Enchanted Ball of Eden

Welcome the new year in style at a masquerade countdown party.

Set against the backdrop of Orchard Road, The Enchanted Ball of Eden unfolds in Pullman Singapore Orchard — transformed into a decadent Italian indoor garden ball.

Each ticket includes a welcome flute of Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne, and the Atelier Lounge offers a 1-for-1 on all beverages until 11pm. With an illusionist, dancers, dual DJs, and a confetti cannon countdown, the night is set to be unforgettable. Private rooms with personalised food packages and karaoke entertainment are also available upon request.

Tickets are available on eventbrite from $82.8.

The Enchanted Ball of Eden

Location: Pullman Singapore Orchard, 270 Orchard Road, Singapore 238857
Time: 9:30pm till late

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