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10 Best Things To Do On A Night Out In Singapore




Sep 20, 2022

Singapore’s calendar is marked with events that culminate in exciting nightlife, firework spectaculars, light shows and festivals which means you are never too far from the next big event on your visit to Singapore. Whether it is to ring in the New Year, joining in on our National Day celebrations or just spending the night out in this Lion City, we have curated a list of our 10 timeless favourites on a night out in Singapore.

Capitol Singapore

Singapore Capitol Theatre at Night

Located at the junction of North Bridge Road and Stamford Road, the distinctive Capitol Building has long been one of City Hall’s landmarks, paying homage to Singapore’s history. The newly restored historic structure from the 1930s is now part of Capitol Singapore, an integrated development serving as a venue for arts and culture performances, a shopping and entertainment hub as well as a luxury residence - all housed within the walls of the Capitol.

Stroll along one of Singapore’s best lifestyle destinations after dark as you snap photographs of the stunning art deco exterior, illuminated by the neon Capitol signage.

The Arts House

Singapore Arts House at Night

The Former Parliament house and Annex Building represents Singapore’s colonial history, and serves as a symbol of its political function in the country’s post-independent years. The stately building has gone through several phases of renovation and construction, which were commissioned to adapt the house for the various functions that it served throughout its history.

Now known as The Arts House, this venue regularly hosts arts and cultural events, exhibitions and performances. Spend a night out in Singapore in this colonial building at Timbre X @ The Arts House, a venue championing local music and musicians with live music performances nightly. Enjoy a wide range of pastas, pizzas, tapas, salads and against a backdrop of lights of Boat Quay.

National Gallery

Singapore National Gallery at Night National Gallery Facade

Take in the region’s newest and largest museum of modern Singapore and Southeast Asian art housed within two of Singapore’s awe-inspiring national monuments. The gallery occupies the former Supreme Court and City Hall, which bore witness to many pivotal events of Singapore’s history and independence.

National Gallery Singapore is a visual arts institution which is home to an extensive collection of modern Singapore and Southeast Asian art. The building alone is breathtaking, with state-of-the-art facilities and a sprawling museum interior. Get lost within the complex, consisting of ten galleries, restaurants and cafes guaranteed to satiate your night both intellectually and gastronomically. Whip out your cameras and get creative with endless photo opportunities along the corridors and facade of the gallery.


Merlion Sunset Singapore

The Merlion Park offers a scintillating, front-row view of pyrotechnics against the stunning Marina Bay skyline. Before you pay a visit to this beautiful locale, you may want to learn more about the symbolism behind the Merlion, and how it intertwines with our nation’s history.****

The Merlion’s fish-like body symbolises Singapore’s history as a fishing village, known as Temasek—a name which comes from same root as the word *tasek* (‘lake’ in Malay). Pose for a photo and watch as others get creative with their shots. Set your camera up along the steps that open to a waterfront for a prime view of the show.

Whats more? On National Day, you’ll also get to set your eyes on an aerial display of fighter planes zipping across the sky before the fireworks showdown. Enjoy the spectacle of fireworks light up in the sky as you celebrate the nation’s birthday.

Singapore Party Bus

Singapore Party Bus Singapore Open-Top Party Bus

How does spending your night bar hopping all over the island sound? Party your night away on this newly-launched event by City Tours and experience the best of Singapore’s nightlife. Meet likeminded travelers, make new friends, and enjoy a fun night out in Singapore's best party areas. Enjoy your complimentary shots at bustling bars and nightclubs as you drink to your hearts’ content.

What’s more? Ride in style on the first open-top party bus Singapore has to offer. Bask in the Singapore city skyline as you are whisked away from bar to bar, a night tour and pub crawl all in one! You are in good hands with a trusted pub host who will guide you through Singapore’s most celebrated party venues at a bargain. An exhilarating way to hit the Singapore city, what are you waiting for?

Promontory @ Marina Boulevard

Marina Bay Sands Light Show Marina Bay Sands Singapore Night Show

Reel in the curtain of night with the magic of *Spectra – A Light & Water Show*, a free nightly outdoor extravaganza displayed over the water at the Event Plaza, right outside the Marina Bay Sands.

As the 15-minute outdoor show unfolds before your eyes in a four-part story, immerse yourself in the beautiful symphony of dancing fountain jets, colourful visual projections, advanced lasers, and lava and mist effects — all led by an orchestral soundtrack. Your night out in Singapore has never been more spectacular.

Bring your family and friends, and be enthralled time and again by this visually stunning spectacle - completely free of charge.

Helix Bridge

Singapore Helix Bridge

Ever since its stunning silhouette was unveiled in 2010, the mammoth complex of Marina Bay Sands dominates the entire Bayfront area, imprinting its definitive stamp on the Singapore skyline. Along Marina Bay Sands lies another architecturally superior masterpiece, the Helix Bridge which connects Marina Centre to Marina South. Stroll along the Helix as you marvel at this stainless steel structure that illuminates with colour against the backdrop of the night sky.

Four viewing platforms along this 280-metre bridge provide visitors with a stunning view of the Singapore skyline, and are perfect spots to snap photographs.


CHIJMES at Night

A timeless icon in the Civic District, CHIJMES has made a graceful transition from a former school to a lifestyle complex.

Formerly a girls school known as the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus Middle Education School, CHIJMES (pronounced ‘chimes’) boasts much history. The school has since been converted to one of Singapore’s premier lifestyle destinations with sprawling green lawns, marble waterfalls, courtyards and neoclassical buildings for the perfect after hours location. A great alternative to usual malls and shopping districts, exciting dining options await you on your night out in Singapore, with bars and restaurants springing to life with live music and alfresco dining.

CHIJMES has received the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.

Singapore FunVee Night City Tour

Open-Top Singapore City Night Tour

Cruise down the Singapore city in style while enjoying the view of city lights amid twinkling night stars on board FunVee Night Tour, a newly-launched tour offered by City Tours. With this 3-hour FunVee Open Top Bus Night Tour, spend your night out in Singapore being driven around by a knowledgeable City Ambassador to show you all the amazing things our Singapore night city has to offer.

Sample local food that connects Singaporeans to each other through a great tasting at Boat Quay, followed by a scenic ride through Singapore’s history, passing by the Parliament House, The Arts House, National Gallery, Padang, and the Merlion.

Sunset By The Bay Cruise

Marina Bay Sunset Cruise Singapore

Create beautiful memories with your friends and loved ones when you book the Singapore Sunset Cruise. A newly-launched cruise package offered by City Tours, your evening escapade begins as you depart from Marina Square Shopping Mall onboard a Vietnam War-era vehicle. Splashdown into the waters of Marina Bay for breathtaking views of the Merlion and Singapore skyline.

Sip on your choice of beverage on your night out in style as you marvel at the beauty of Gardens by the Bay and the Marina Bay Promontory.

And that’s it, our top 10 picks on your night out in Singapore. Whatever your choice of activity, you can be guaranteed to immerse yourself in Lion City’s boundless energy and bustling nightlife that the country has to offer.

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