Walk the Henderson Waves
Henderson Waves. This bridge is even more impressive at night when the soft lighting and the vault of heaven create an unforgettable atmosphere, perfect for picnics or drinks al fresco. If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to catch some friendly monkey pals, though hide your plastic bags full of goodies from them, please! You can start at Hort Park whose trail will take you to Alexandra Arch, over the forest and then arrive at Henderson waves for beautiful aerial views of Singapore’s south lit up at night.
Address: Henderson Road, Southern Ridges, Bukit Merah, Singapore 159557 Closest MRT station: MRT
Marina Bay Sands show
Every night, Marina Bay Sands erupts into fiery life with Wonder Full, its free water and light show at the Event Plaza along the Promenade. Watch the water transform into scenes of ethereal images, dancing fountains and blazing lights, accompanied by strains of music and song.
Address: 10 Bayfront Avenue, Marina Bay South, Singapore 018956 Phone: +65 6688 8868 Show times: 8pm and 9.30pm, daily, additional show on Friday and Saturday at 11pm Closest MRT station: Bayfront MRT
56th level of ION Orchard
ION Sky, located on the 56th floor of ION Orchard, is free to enter and gives you an eye-popping panoramic view of our humble little island. Open daily from 3pm to 6pm, the viewing area has some impressive vistas of Orchard and beyond
Address: 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801 Phone: +65 6238 8228 Opening Hours: 3pm – 6pm Closest MRT station: Orchard MRT
MAAD Flea Market
MAAD stands for Market of Artists and Designers and is currently Singapore’s largest recurring creative marketplace. Its goal is to promote creations, designs and innovations of the creative scene in Singapore.
Address: 28 Maxwell Road, Singapore 069120 Phone: +65 6534 7194 Hours: 5pm – 12am, one Friday a month Closest MRT station: Tanjong Pagar MRT
Esplanade Concerts (free)
The Esplanade isn’t just for big-ticket events, it’s also the place to go to catch free concerts. These are typically held in the indoor concourse area or the outdoor theatre in the public spaces around the area. The performers range the gamut from singers, dancers, actors and everything else. Be sure to check their website as there’s something on almost every week.
Address: 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981 Phone: +65 6828 8377 Show times: Frequent, visit website for timetable Closest MRT station: Esplanade MRT