Excited to see fireworks in Singapore in 2022? Here are the best spots for top-notch views of the fireworks action!
After a two-year hiatus, the National Day 2022 fireworks display in Singapore is back and set to be better than before! Ticketing ballots for the fireworks at The Float are already underway but if you’re looking for other great spots to watch the National Day fireworks, then we’ve got you covered! Pack a picnic and have a fun day with the fam at these spots with the best fireworks views, or make it extra special by booking a weekend staycay or dinner at one of the restaurants and hotels around the Marina Bay district where you’ll be in prime position to watch the fireworks (make sure you request a room with a view!) Keep scrolling for all the hottest places to watch the fireworks in Singapore 2022!
8 places to watch 2022 fireworks in Singapore for free!
1. The Helix
A popular pedestrian bridge that connects Marina Centre to Marina South, the Helix (a.k.a the Helix Bridge or Double Helix) is one of the best vantage spots to watch the 2022 fireworks in Singapore for free! This Insta-worthy bridge is beautifully lit up in the evenings, too, so it’s always worth a trip just for the ‘Gram.
Where: Marina Bay
Access via: Bayfront or Promenade MRT stations
2. Marina Barrage
This reservoir is one of the most popular locations for brilliant views of the fireworks display. We’d suggest packing loads of snacks and your kites, so you snag a good spot in advance. Have a ball with the kids before settling down for the night to watch the 2022 NDP fireworks light up the sky over the Singapore Flyer, Gardens by the Bay and Marina Bay Sands.
Where: 8 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018951
Access via: Marina Bay MRT station, then SBS bus number 400 from Marina Bay Financial Centre. Car Parking at Gardens By the bay
3. Gardens by the Bay
Head to the waterfront promenade at Bay East Garden – it connects to East Coast Park via the Barrage and there are loads of great spots for stunning views of fireworks in Singapore along its 2km stretch. Best of all, the garden is open 24 hours and admission is free, so you can sit back and watch the fireworks spectacle with the fam.
Where: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Access via: Bayfront MRT Station and follow the underground linkway. Expect crowds in the MRT (grab a rentable cycle to avoid the masses). Car Parking at Gardens By the bay
4. Mount Faber Peak
Home to the Singapore cable car attraction, Mount Faber Peak is popular with families looking for a gorgeous hike or walk among the greenery. Want to eat dinner while watching the fireworks in Singapore? Head to Arbora Hilltop Garden Bistro for a mix of Western classics and kid-friendly options with stupendous views of the Singapore skyline.
Where: 109 Mount Faber Road, Singapore 099203
Access via: Harbourfront MRT and then take a 12-15 minute walk up
5. Marina Bay Sands Promontory, Merlion Park
Accessed by a short walk across the Jubilee Bridge, the Merlion Park is where you’ll find all the best fireworks action. The crowds flock here each year, so come early to get a prime seat to watch the National Day fireworks 2022 for free!
Where: One Fullerton, near the Central Business District
Access via: MRT from Raffles Place Park at One Fullerton
6. Waterfront Promenade, Esplanade
A free view of the fireworks and must-see views of Singapore’s skyline? This breezy spot is where it’s all at. There are restaurants all around the area, so come early for a quick bite with the kiddies before parking yourself on the steps for prime views.
Where: 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
Access via: City Hall or Esplanade MRT stations
7. The Lawn @ Marina Bay
If there’s a number one stop for where to watch the National Day celebrations in Singapore, then this is it. It’s just a patch of grass in the heart of the CBD, but it’s laidback and wide enough for you to pack a picnic for the day. You won’t see much of the lower-level NDP fireworks displays, but there have been giant screens here in the past for you to sneak a look at the parade.
Where: 11 Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018940
Access via: Downtown MRT Station
8. Singapore heartland fireworks 2022
Thinking of staying close to home? Don’t worry, because you can still get a slice of the National Day 2022 fireworks in the heartlands. Over the NDP weekend (6 – 7 August), five heartland districts will get their own NDP celebrations through various performances, activities, view exhibitions and a static display of platforms by the Armed Forces and the Home Team. Other can’t-miss experiences include free-fall jumps by the Red Lions, a fly-past by F-16 fighter jets and more. There will also be fireworks in the HDBs within the heartlands – details are still pending, so don’t forget to check back again for more info!
Restaurants and hotels with views of fireworks in Singapore 2022
Want birds-eye views of fireworks in Singapore? Then why not book a weekend staycation – some hotels have NDP staycation packages – or watch the fireworks over a nice dinner at one of the island’s best rooftop restaurants? Here are some restaurants and hotels with the best views of the 2022 fireworks (but you should always call to check if your table/room will have a view of the fireworks to avoid disappointment):
– CE LA VI
– LeVeL 33
– ART Restaurant
– Marina Bay Sands Singapore
– PARKROYAL Collection Marina Bay Sands
– The Fullerton Bay Hotel
– The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
– Fairmont Singapore
– Marina Mandarin
– Pan Pacific Singapore
– Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
– Singapore Flyer
Sassy Mama Tip: One thing to consider if you are checking out all the best locations for fireworks in Singapore 2022 is not just the view of the fireworks, it’s how (and when) you are going to get back home, especially if you are up late with kiddos, as these spots get very busy and catching a taxi may be difficult!
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