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NDP 2024: National Day Celebrations at the Padang & Marina Bay, Heartlands NDP Events, FlyPasts & Fireworks

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Here’s everything we know about the National Day Parade 2024. From the National Day concert to NDP activities at the Padang and Marina Bay on 9 August, new parade segments, fireworks, NDP heartland events and more!

This year’s National Day Parade is promising to be a big one! With the theme ‘Together, As One United People,’ the 2024 NDP will celebrate Singapore’s 59th birthday with parades at two venues on 9 August—the Padang and the Promontory @ Marina Bay. This means stunning fireworks displays across both areas, promising some of the biggest NDP fireworks yet. Plus, the festivities will extend beyond 9 August with NDP events at heartland locations around the island. What makes this year even more exciting is the introduction of new segments, including a ‘war fighting’ air-land-sea display! Here’s what to expect at NDP 2024, from crowd favourites like the Red Lions, the Presidential Gun Salute, fireworks, and much more.

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NDP 2024 Celebrations at the Padang and the Promontory @ Marina Bay
– NDP 2024 Celebrations in the Heartlands
Other National Day 2024 Events
Where to Watch NDP Fireworks

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NDP 2024 at the Padang and the Promontory @ Marina Bay

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Image: NDPeeps

There will be two venues to celebrate NDP 2024, the Padang and the Promontory @ Marina Bay. The main parade will be held at the Padang, and viewers can expect immersive programmes that extend from the Padang to Marina Bay. Look forward to crowd favourite programmes such as the Red Lions, State Flag Flypast, the Presidential Gun Salute and more. There will also be a few firsts at NDP 2024, including the new Total Defence 40 Dynamic Defence Display, which will feature an exciting air-land-sea display to depict a whole-of-government and community response to various threats and disruptions against the nation. Also to be performed for the first time at NDP 2024 will be the Onward March, where parade contingents will march onto the spectator stands, giving the viewers a more immersive experience.

NDP 2024 Preview and Rehearsal Shows at The Padang & the Promontory @ Marina Bay
NDP Rehearsals: 28 May, 11 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul 2024
NDP Previews: 27 July & 3 August 2024

National Day Parade 2024 at The Padang & the Promontory @ Marina Bay
When: 9 August 2024, timing TBC (firework timings: around 8pm onwards)
Where: The Padang & the Promontory @ Marina Bay

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Image credit: MINDEF

Even though NDP 2024’s main venue is at the Padang, where most of the programmes will be held, viewers at the Promontory @ Marina Bay will get to enjoy the Total Defence 40 Dynamic Defence Display live, as this segment will take place at both venues. There will also be a sail-past by the President Gun Salute, along with stage performances and a live telecast of the NDP 2024 at the Padang.

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Image Credit: NDP.gov.sg

NDP 2024 will incorporate exciting new technologies, including wrist-worn LEDs and extended multimedia screens. Additionally, a 360-degree experience of the NDP fireworks will be set up in the areas around the Padang and Marina Bay. This ensures that viewers at the Padang, the Promontory @ Marina Bay, and the surrounding areas will have a stunning view of the fireworks, no matter where they are in the vicinity.

Here’s where to watch the fireworks for free!


NDP 2024 in the Heartlands

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Image Credit: NDPeeps via Facebook

Every year, Singaporeans look forward to exciting NDP celebrations all over the heartlands during the National Day weekends. This year, NDP 2024 brings the festivities to five heartland locations on 10 August 2024. While the exact venue details are yet to be revealed, in previous years, celebrations have been held at Jurong West Stadium, Bedok Stadium, Toa Payoh Stadium, Woodlands Stadium, and Our Tampines Hub.

NDP 2024 Heartland celebrations will feature carnival games, family activities, live performances, static displays of SAF, SCDF, and SPF vehicles, and fireworks! Attendees will also receive NDP 2024 fun packs, but only a limited number are available, so be sure to arrive early to snag them while stocks last!


NDP 2024 Flypasts

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Image Credit: NDPeeps

Info is incoming for the NDP flypasts – we’ll be sure to update this section once we know the confirmed details!


 National Day 2024 events

It’s still early for details on National Day 2024 events, but we can guarantee that with the 2024 NDP long weekend, there will be plenty of activities to ensure your days are packed with celebrations for Singapore’s birthday!

We will be updating this page with more information on the NDP 2024 events and side activities when more information is released.

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Lead image by NDPeeps Facebook, NDP Funpack, Red Lions, women cheering, evening show and fireworks images all sourced via NDPeeps; National Day craft image sourced via National Museum Singapore

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