What’s the best the thing about countdown parties? FIREWORKS! ? Here are 5 secret locations where you can get a great view of the action without the crowd.

Marina Boulevard – Marina Countdown Fireworks

These are two plots of grass that I marked along Marina Boulevard are great places for viewing the fireworks away from the crowd as it is out of the way. I would suggest preparing a picnic (and some drinks?) to enjoy the show.

Getting there:

By Bus
Marina Blvd – Bef Marina Gdns dr: 400, 402
Aft Marina Gdns Dr: 400, 402

By Train
Circle Line: Marina Bay

Gardens by the Bay East -Marina Countdown Fireworks

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Gardens by the Bay, East

Pay attention the EAST. Gardens by the Bay East is connected by a bridge from Marina Barrage. Similar to Marina Boulevard, the spots closest to Marina Bay is the best and is where you can set up a picnic and enjoy the view of the bay and fireworks. For the best view, set up your picnic anywhere the following highlighted path.

Getting there:

By Bus
Marina Barrage: 400

By Train
Circle Line/Downtown Line: Bayfront cut through Gardens by the Bay

The Pinnacle@Duxton -Marnina and Siloso Countdown Fireworks

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The Pinnacle@Duxton

Pinnacle@Duxton is the tallest HDB in Singapore and has a sky bridge which is roughly 150m in height. It’s $6 per entry unless you are a resident but you will have an ultra amazing view of the fireworks. Do go early as there is a limit to how many people can go up. Sadly, no picnics allowed there. 🙁

Getting there:

By Bus:
Bef The Pinnacle@Duxton: 61, 197, 166
Maritime House: 75, 167, 196
Opp Maritime House: 75, 167, 196

By Train
East West Line/ North East Line: Outram Park Station. Proceed to Block 1G to get your pass via your Ez-link card.

Keppel Island -Siloso Countdown Fireworks

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Keppel Island

Most people would never visit this place. There is were many private yacht and boats dock at. It is a windy place where you can have an unblocked view of the Siloso Beach countdown fireworks too! You may also enjoy a nice meal while you are there.

Getting there:
By Bus

Caribbean at Keppel Bay: 10, 30, 57, 61, 93, 97, 100, 124, 131, 143, 145, 166, 188, 408, 963

By Train
Circle Line/ North East Line: Habour Front

Dragon’s Teeth Gate -Siloso Countdown Fireworks

Dragon's Teeth Gate, new year, Fireworks, countdown
Dragon’s Teeth Gate

A location with a rich history. Dragon Teeth Gate is near Labour Nature Reserve and it’s a common spot for runners to jog along. The path is pretty narrow but you can stand along the railings and enjoy the breeze and the Siloso Beach fireworks. For the best view, set up your picnic anywhere along the following highlighted path.

Getting there:

By Bus
CP B: 408

By Train
Circle Line: Labrador Park

I hope everyone will have a great countdown and enjoy the fireworks! By the way, have you started your new year resolution? If you haven’t, here are some practical tips on how to make and stick to those resolutions! Have an amazing new year Y’all!