The F1 Singapore Grand Prix returns from 14 to 16 September this year! Looking for a bar to let your hair down at with the girlfriends or a place to have a fancy meal overlooking the track? Check out our round-up of parties and awesome dining spots for the exciting race weekend. Hurry and make those bookings now!
WHERE TO PARTY
The Podium Lounge returns for its 10th year with world-class acts and entertainment. On opening night, Keith Duffy and Brian McFadden from 90s boy bands Boyzone and Westlife will take to the stage to belt out hits such as “Flying Without Wings” and “No Matter What” and share stories of their successful musical journeys. On Saturday, catch celebrity DJ, record producer and actor Joel Madden in action, while Sunday features Taboo of R&B group The Black Eyed Peas. Watch international models and celebrities such as Apl.d.ap of The Black Eyed Peas and Asia’s Next Top Model host Cindy Bishop strut their stuff during the nightly Fashion Circuit, and be the first few to catch exclusive fashion launches, such as the new collection of LA luxury streetwear brand Mthemovement. You’ll also get the chance to watch F1 Arts “speed painter” Armin Flossdorf at work, feast your eyes on bling from Infiniti Jewels, and take part in exciting live auctions of F1 memorabilia.
General admission tickets start from $188 for advanced purchase and $218 at the door, or book a VIP table from $1588 for four.
The Grand Ballroom, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Avenue
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Kick-start the F1 weekend at Amber Lounge Singapore, featuring international DJs, dancers, singers, musicians and, best of all, free-flow drinks all night long. The Amber Lounge Fashion Show on Saturday is the only place to see Formula 1 drivers on the catwalk, featuring exclusive looks from international designers. (Past Amber Lounge F1 Models include Lewis Hamilton and Daniel Ricciardo!). Decked out in sleek black sofas and glitzy crystal chandeliers, this stunning venue will be in party-hard mode until the wee hours. Be sure to be at the closing party on 16 September as F1 drivers and teams arrive from the paddock for post-race celebrations.
Prices range from $650 for an individual pass to $31,000 for the most coveted table in the club. Have your night tailor-made to your liking or choose to share a table with other guests; or, go all out with one of the Methusalem Tables, including a personal table waitress, private pavilion on the terrace and chauffeur service. All Saturday tables and passes include the Amber Lounge Fashion Show.
The Rich List F1 Party
After six years in Abu Dhabi, The Rich List Group is hosting an exciting race-view party for the first time in Singapore to celebrate the F1 season. It’s the only party held during the day and race itself. Held at swanky Flow 18 in the JW Marriott Hotel, this year’s instalment includes a great lineup of entertainment and company all weekend. Enjoy spins from top DJs in Singapore and overseas, including Altimate resident DJ Adam Sky, Patrick Oliver from Miami and Netherland native Lindo Martinez. Besides enjoying views of the city skyline and the race action below, you can check out an art exhibition featuring top artists in Singapore and the region.
General admission is $75, $150 and $200 for Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively. A three-day pass (10 people) costs $19,000 and includes a selection of drinks. If you’d like a table, the standing tables (four people) start from $1,000 and seated tables (10 people) from $4,000, depending on the day. Bespoke packages are also on offer.
CÉ LA VI
From 12 to 19 September, CÉ LA VI will be rolling out parties and fun entertainment options. The futurebound theme will keep guests entertained with LED features and Instagram photobooths. Choose to soak in the panoramic city views before the race begins or stay on to catch the race on the multiple screens throughout the venue. On Wednesday’s famous Ladies Night (Diamond Life), take part in a luxurious prize giveaway worth $2500. Also, don’t miss the exclusive Johnnie Walker Flagship Party and “Noon-to-Moon” Sunday daytime pre-race party with mixes by LA-based DJs Fleetmac Wood. Executive Chef Joey Sergentakis will also be preparing a special five- and six-course Race Week set menu that will be available until 11.30pm.
Pre-sale ticketing is TBC. Table reservations are open.
Celebrate Singapore’s annual F1 night race at 1-Altitude’s The Circuit and you won’t just get to enjoy a 360-degree view and a great vantage point to the street circuit, but also three days of fun across the race weekend, including mixes from international DJs. There’ll also be special tipples from Heineken, Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve and Champagne Carbon.
From 14 to 16 September, entry to 1-Altitude costs $68 from 6pm to 9pm (Single Access with one house pour and F1 cocktail), and $88 after 9pm (All Access, with one premium pour and F1 cocktail). The minimum table spend for track view is from $250 per person and $180 per person for non-track view. From 15 to 16 September, entry to Altimate costs $68 (Single Access and including one house pour and F1 cocktail) and $88 (All Access and including one premium pour and F1 cocktail).
Empire Sky Lounge
At the Empire Sky Lounge this F1 season, there’ll be three nights of fun and entertainment (14 to 16 September), featuring the theme of “Arabian Luxury Nights”. Besides enjoying sky high views, you’ll be wowed by snake charmers and belly dancers, and enjoy a great DJ line-up including DJ Kaylova, Rica, Fadille and Shin.
Entry is $40 (early-bird) and $55 (at the door), including a welcome drink. Table packages start from $600.
Party hard over the upcoming F1 weekend at Lulu’s Lounge, where a three-day soiree will feature live immersive entertainment including a rousing jazz band, provocative burlesque and “boylesque” performances by Australia’s SugarBlue Burlesque, drag queens, gogo dancers and more. Also catch DJ Collective Matteblacc in action while sipping on one of the lounge’s signature cocktails.
7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square
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In Bang Bang’s trackside location by Marina Square, international DJs Agent SMTH and DJ Metro will be bringing their infectious energy and signature tunes to the stage. There’ll be giant mascots and high-energy performances, backed by a top-notch L’acoustics sound system. Note that the age limit is 21 and 23 for girls and guys respectively.
7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square
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WHERE TO EAT
Pan Pacific Singapore
There are plenty of F1 additions at Pan Pacific Singapore, including Atrium’s feature menu items from 10 to 16 September such as a refreshing Tio Pepe cocktail and a raspberry, lychee and rose entremet dessert, specially designed to feature the Singapore race track. From 13 to 16 September, enjoy tasty dishes from a special race menu (until 6am) including a Pacific wagyu beef burger. And from 14 to 16 September, groove along to live hip hop and soulful hits by DJ Drem from 5pm to 8pm.
You can also fuel up at the pre-race barbecue buffet spread at Poolside Patio (14 to 16 September), and enjoy house pours at $12 per glass as Happy Hour is extended from 4pm to 8pm. The Pre-Race brunch at Edge returns on 16 September with new items such as a flambé trolley serving squid ink and crab risotto.
The Pre-Race Barbecue at Poolside Patio is $88 per adult and $44 per child. The Pre-Race Brunch at Edge ranges from $158 to $388 for adults, depending on the free-flow drinks you choose, and $79 per child.
Psst…Snag a track-view room this F1 season, with packages available that include daily breakfast with a minimum two-night stay. Valid for stays between 13 to 18 September (dates must include 16 September).
Watch some of the world’s best drivers race it out from LeVeL33, the world’s highest microbrewery. Catch the action and indulge in freshly brewed craft beers, fine wines and modern European cuisine.
Cover charge during the F1 season is $33, including a 0.3 litre signature craft brew or glass of selected wine. The Terrace Table Package is from $333 and includes indoor live screening, cover charge for a maximum of six guests, an outdoor table with four seats, six craft beers (0.3 litres each) or one bottle of selected boutique wine, two beer-tasting paddles and a choice of a ploughman’s board or seafood medley for four guests.
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