Places To Get A View Of The Fireworks For National Day 2017

It’s a much-loved segment of every National Day parade in Singapore, where both young and old are mesmerised by the dazzling display of fireworks in the air. However, not everyone is lucky enough to score tickets to this year’s parade that will take place at the Marina Bay Floating Platform, so here’s a list of places you can take the family to get a view of the fireworks if you don’t want to just catch them on television.

Marina Bay Sands Skypark Observation Deck

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We recommend making the most of your entry ticket by going up to the observation deck before sunset and get the best available position to get an unobstructed view of the fireworks. To access, enter through Marina Bay Sands’ Tower 3 exterior.

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Price: S$23 (adults); S$20 (senior citizens); S$17 (child aged two to 12); free entry for children under two and hotel guests.
Address: 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956

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Helix Bridge 

Positioned right next to the Floating Platform, the Helix Bridge provides a great view of the fireworks – it’ll be as if you were there at the show yourself!

Merlion Park

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Looking for a bay-side view of the fireworks? Stand alongside our national icon at the Merlion Park.

Price: Free entry
Address: One Fullerton, Singapore 049213

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Marina Barrage

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You may have slightly obstructed views of the fireworks from Marina Barrage, but it’s the ideal place to go if you want to spend a day out with the family that will end with a gorgeous fireworks display. We suggest packing a picnic basket and a kite and head out early to get a good spot. Bring plenty of sunblock too.

Price: Free entry
Address: 8 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018951

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1-Altitude: A National Day Rooftop Blowout

Put on your best red and white outfits and head up to 1-Altitude Gallery & Bar, where little ones can make their own National Day themed mocktail aptly named the Vanda Miss Joaquim at the family-friendly party. There’s a grown-up version too, the Red Dot 52. Other than the fireworks display, you should definitely catch the National Day Flag flypast.

Price: S$40 per guest inclusive of one house pour and one Red Dot 52 cocktail, free entry for kids aged 11 and under.
Address: 1 Raffles Place, Singapore 048616

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The Lawn @ Marina Bay

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Other than the Marina Barrage, a place that’s perfect for a picnic blanket set up is The Lawn. You won’t just get a great view of the fireworks, you’ll also be able to catch the parade being broadcasted on huge LED screens.

Price: Free entry
Address: 8A Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018984

Bay East Garden @ Gardens by the Bay

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If you’re looking to stay away from the crowds in the city, head over Bay East Garden, a quieter area of Gardens by the Bay. To get there, drive down Tanjong Rhu Road or take a stroll across the bridge from Marina Barrage.

Price: Free entry

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Singapore Flyer

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For a 360 degree view of Singapore’s skyline, get on board the Singapore Flyer for a unique National Day experience. Just remember to time your ride so that you’ll be in the air when the fireworks go off and get to view it from 165m above the ground!

Price: S$33 for adults, S$24 for senior citizens and S$21 for children aged three years and above. Free for children three and under.
Address: 30 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039803

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Also read: Where To Go For National Day 2017 In Singapore.

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