The time for reflection is nigh — New Year’s Eve is upon us once more. It’s unarguably the most exciting night in Singapore — the city comes alive with celebrations, fireworks and dining specials. Put on your best threads and kick off the new year in style at these best parties to count down to 2019.

Bid goodbye to 2018 at CÉ LA VI: The nation’s most coveted countdown destination. Head to the Club Lounge for unparalleled views of the year’s groundbreaking musical fireworks. Dance under glittering disco balls to the thumping tunes from resident DJs, and make a stop at the crystal and bead encrusted photobooth for the last photo of the year.

Time: From 8pm
Theme: Glitters & Sequins
Ticket prices: Pre-sale $138, inclusive of a glass of champagne.
At-the-door ticket prices are subject to a price increase.
Reservation: Call +65 6508 2188 or email at

Ring in the new year retro style at Eliza Cocktail Club: A newly opened glamourous Shanghainese-style speakeasy along Telok Ayer Street. Jive to ’80s and ’90s hits from the live band and DJ — think tunes from Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, Madonna, Simply Red and George Michael.

Time: From 5pm
Ticket prices: First drink charge after 9 pm.
Reservation: Email at



Electrifying the night from the top of Swissôtel the Stamford is Bar Rouge. The night is kept interactive for all. Write your resolutions on helium balloons, and take photos at the entrance, that features a silver arch created from prismatic balloons.

As the night kicks off, shimmy to mixes by an all-star local lineup of DJs on a dancefloor that’s lit up by roving performers and models.

Time: 8pm to 6am
Theme: Silver Glam
Ticket prices: $50 with a glass of champagne
Reservation: Call +65 9177 7307 or email

Lulu’s Lounge pulls out all the stops this year with its winter wonderland themed party. In its signature eccentric style, expect a cheeky entertainment lineup of stilt walkers, jugglers, drag queens, hilarious performances and a host of outrageous performances.

Down the bar’s signature cocktails as the night rages on, with immersive and multi-sensory entertainment in its snow-themed space.

Time: 9pm till 6am
Dress Code: White, Chic, Glamorous
Reservation: Buy tickets online

At dusk, contemporary Italian-American restaurant Lavo transforms into one of Singapore’s buzziest clubs 57th floor aboveground. Feast to your heart’s content with an Italian buffet spread that includes the freshest seafood and the restaurant’s signature meatball.

As the party starts at 10.30pm, sip free-flow champagne, wine and selected spirits as you prepare for the light show ahead.

Time: 10.30pm to 1.30am
Ticket prices: $339
Reservation: Buy tickets online