Ring in the New Year with these spectacular events. And as we approach the last days of 2018, let’s pause to give thanks to our family and friends; to our bosses and employees; our neighbours, teachers, civil servants, bus/taxi drivers, deliverymen, migrant workers, and everyone else who make our lives possible.



*Please note this is a partial listing. And there are other free/frugal events happening elsewhere, especially at parks, museums, libraries, and community centres.


Continued from Previous Week

Source: Esplanade
Esplanade Presents | Come Together
Ends 31 Dec
Various timings
Cost: Free
Venue: Esplanade
Aside from free live performances every day at the Esplanade Concourse, there will be free shows at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre every weekend, PH and eve of PH. Special weekend craft activities and roving performances throughout the centre also await you at Come Together.
Source: Loop
LOOP Singpaore
Ends 31 Dec
10am - 10pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Esplanade Park
LOOP is a month-long lifestyle festival featuring local craft and wellness experiences that champion sustainability awareness. Featuring over a 100 experience partners, LOOP brings a different programming highlight weekly from workshops to outdoor movie screenings.
Source: Prudential Marina Bay Carnival
Prudential Marina Bay Carnival
Ends 24 Mar 2019
4pm - 11pm
Cost: Free admission
Venue: Bayfront Event Space
The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival is back with new thrilling rides and carnival games. There will also be special themed nights and performances on the weekends. Entry is free, but games cost $5 - $8 to play, and rides are $9, except for the Mach 5 which is $14.


Upcoming Events

Source: Marina Bay Singapore
Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2019
26 Dec - 31 Dec
Various timings
Cost: Free
Venue: Marina Bay
Everyone's invited to an exciting year-end celebration at Marina Bay! Usher in 2019 with activities for everyone including dazzling light projections (The Fullerton Hotel, Merlion, & ArtScience Museum), a food truck festival, and a spectacular fireworks display at midnight on 31 Dec.
Source: XPC
XPC Maker's Market!
27 Dec - 30 Dec
10am - 8.30pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Makerspace @ XPC, 19 Tai Seng Ave
Enjoy a weekend filled with workshops, studio tours, inspiring talks and much more. Community makers will also be showcasing their products as well as providing services and items for sale.
Source: ACM
Asian Culture and Music Series - Thailand
28 Dec - 29 Dec
Fri: 6pm - 9pm | Sat: 1pm - 8pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum
Dive into a thousand years of Asian traditions through performances, workshops, and evening concerts at ACM. Join in special workshops and demonstrations by experienced crafters and dancers from Thailand. Play dress up and snap a photo with friends and family in beautiful traditional Thai costumes.
Source: National Arts Council Singapore‎
[email protected]
29 Dec
6pm - 7.30pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Connaught Drive
In collaboration with the Asian Civilisations Museum, [email protected] is celebrating all things Thai. Don't miss this live Thai pop concert at Empress Lawn, along with other exciting Thai-themed activities at the museum (see above listing).
Source: Our Tampines Hub‎
Our Tampines Hub Countdown 2019
31 Dec
9am - 1am
Cost: Free
Venue: Our Tampines Hub
Wrap up 2018 and welcome 2019 at Our Tampines Hub. Catch local celebrities Jade Seah and Suhaimi Yusof, enjoy community performances, grab your party pack and special eco-gift for 2019 and don’t miss a very special 10-min fireworks, laser and wave flame showcase in Town Square at the stroke of midnight.
Source: Car-Free Sunday SG
Car-Free NYE
31 Dec
5pm - 1am
Cost: Free
Venue: Civic District
There will be fitness workouts, outdoor movie screenings, live band performances, salsa dancing workshops, bouncy castles, and more at this special NYE edition of Car-Free Sunday. Click here for the programme schedule.
Source: Toggle
Let's Celebrate 2019
31 Dec
7pm - 1.30am
Cost: Free
Venue: The Promontory @ Marina Bay
Hosted by Chua Enlai and Sonia Chew, Let’s Celebrate 2019 is THE party to send off 2018 with a bang! Join in the party with some of our top local acts to usher in 2019! Admission is free and no registration is required.
Source: ACM
New Year's Eve Dance Party
31 Dec
8.30pm - 1am
Cost: Free
Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum
Bid goodbye to the old and ring in the new at the Asian Civilisations Museum. Join in a salsa workshop from 8:30pm - 9:30pm (Register at http://ptix.at/xThZoD), and dance the night away from 9:30pm onward.
Source: Clarke Quay
Block Party Countdown 2018
31 Dec
9pm onward
Cost: Free
Venue: Clarke Quay
2018 is ending, but the fun continues at Clarke Quay. 987FM’s Gerald Koh and Kimberly Wang will be celebrating the New Year along with the talented Shirlyn + The UnXpected. At Tan Tye Gate, a pedal-powered LED wall will illuminate the area with patterns and lights, while roaming toy soldiers and The Unicorn Parade will invite you to strike a pose.
Source: [email protected]
Silent Disco Countdown Party
31 Dec
9.30pm - 1am
Cost: Free
Venue: [email protected]
Countdown to Christmas 2018 and welcome the New Year 2019 with a Silent Disco party. Free wireless, noise-cancelling headphones will be provided for you (to borrow) so that you can tune in and party to beats by 3 DJs spinning disco, house and rock music.
Source: Singapore Philatelic Museum
New Year's Day Open House
1 Jan
10am - 7pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Singapore Philatelic Museum
At this open house, you can visit ongoing exhibitions at the Singapore Philatelic Museum, including “The Little Prince: Behind the Story”, “You’ve Got Mail – Art on Envelope: Send Your Love the Write Way & Seeing Is Believing: Unusual Stamps Exhibition” and "All About Dogs”. You can also get a limited edition "The Little Prince: Behind the Story" exhibition postal cancellation on your mail.

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