NDP Fireworks 2023 Guide: Here's When and Where to Watch Fireworks for this National Day 2023
Nothing can rekindle the patriotic spirit better than the fireworks of the National Day Parade (NDP).
In a short span of 20 minutes, Singaporeans stand together as one united people, regardless of race, language or religion, to… post Instagram Stories of the NDP fireworks.
As we achieve happiness, the prosperity of our Instagram views and progress on a romantic evening for some, let us not forget to save some money while doing so.
TL;DR: Best Spots to Watch NDP Fireworks 2023 — Your National Day Fireworks Location Guide
The main parade for NDP 2023 will be held at The Padang. Apart from the main fireworks at the NDP itself, you can also catch the fireworks at surrounding locations or catch the heartland fireworks at five different locations.
Click to Teleport and Find the Best Places To Watch Fireworks for National Day:
- What Time Can I Catch NDP 2023 Fireworks
- Best Bars And Restaurants To Watch NDP 2023 Fireworks at The Padang
- Other Free Venues To Watch NDP 2023 Fireworks at The Padang
- Heartland NDP 2023 Fireworks Locations
- Quick Tips to Catch The Fireworks and PSA on Road Closures
- NDP Ticket Balloting
Singapore Fireworks 2023 Schedule: What Time Can I Catch NDP 2023 Fireworks
You can enjoy the upcoming National Day fireworks on 9 August 2023 from 8:15pm to 8:25pm. In other words, this is when you’ll get to see our tax money get blown up in the sky.
Best Bars And Restaurants To Watch NDP Fireworks 2023
If you are ready to go all out and spend some money on this special occasion, here are some bars and restaurants where you can grab an ice-cold beer, munch on bar bites, and enjoy a spectacular view of the NDP fireworks at The Padang
Remember to ensure these venues are open on National Day and make a reservation before heading down. This is to ensure that these venues are able to keep track of the maximum amount of people they can host.
|Best Attractions, Bars and Restaurants To Catch NDP Fireworks||Address||Nearest MRT|
|1-Arden Rooftop Bar||CapitaSpring|
88 Market Street
|Cé La Vi||1 Bayfront Avenue Marina Bay Sands, Tower 3, 018971||Bayfront|
|Kinki Restaurant and Bar||Kinki Restaurant & Bar|
Customs House (#02-02)
70 Collyer Quay Singapore 049323
|Le Noir||2 Bayfront Avenue, #01-84 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, |
|Lantern||The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore|
80 Collyer Quay
|LeVeL33||8 Marina Blvd, #33 - 01, Singapore 018981||Downtown|
|Mr Stork||5 Fraser Street Level 39, Andaz, Singapore 189354||Bugis|
|OverEasy||1 Fullerton Rd, #01-06, Singapore 049213||Raffles Place|
|Smoke and Mirrors||1 St. Andrew's Road, #06-01 National Gallery Singapore, Singapore 178957||City Hall|
|Southbridge||Southbridge (Rooftop 5th floor)|
80 Boat Quay Singapore 049868
If you look at the locations listed, your safest bet will be the bars and restaurants near Raffles Place.
Free Venues To Watch NDP 2023 Fireworks
Not too keen on spending money to catch the NDP fireworks at The Padang?
Here are some suggestions where you can get a clear view of the fireworks for free!
|Watch NDP 2023 Fireworks for Free||Address|
|Bay East Garden||Bay East Garden
18 Marina Gardens Drive
|Helix Bridge||Beside Benjamin Sheares Bridge
|High Street Centre Car Park||High Street Centre Car Park
1 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 179094
|Merlion Park||Merlion Park
1 Fullerton Road
|Mount Faber Peak||Mount Faber Peak
109 Mount Faber Road
|The Float @ Marina Bay||The Float @ Marina Bay
20 Raffles Avenue
|The Lawn @ Marina Bay Promontory||The Promontory@Marina Bay
11 Marina Boulevard
|Waterfront Promenade @ Esplanade||1 Esplanade Drive
National Day Heartland Celebrations and NDP 2023 Fireworks in the Heartlands
Or maybe you don’t want to travel too far to town just for fireworks?
There are five other locations in the heartlands where you can view the (heartland) NDP 2023 fireworks.
You can enjoy the fireworks on 9 August 2023 from 8:15pm to 8:25pm at:
- ActiveSG Bedok Sport Centre
- ActiveSG Jurong West Sports Centre
- ActiveSG Toa Payoh Sports Centre
- ActiveSG Woodlands Sport Centre
- And Our Tampines Hub.
Do note that you can enter the stadiums from 6pm onwards on 9 August 2023. Entry is on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Quick Tips To Plan For A Better Evening Of NDP Fireworks Viewing
Catching NDP fireworks in an overcrowded country such as Singapore puts your endurance and planning skills to the test. Any miscalculation can result in you having to take on the extreme heat and discomfort of being stuck in a massive human crowd.
Based on the NDP rehearsals, the NDP fireworks usually go off around 8:14pm and last all the way till 8:30pm.
You should be there latest by 7.45pm to get a good spot to watch the fireworks.
PSA: NDP 2023 Road Closures for NDP Rehearsal Timing
Please note that the following roads will be closed to the public on 22 July 2023 (2 am) – 23 July 2023 (2am), 29 July 2023 (2 am) – 30 July 2023 (2 am) and 9 Aug 2023 (12 am) – 10 Aug 2023 (8am) at these timings:
|Date and Time||Road|
|Phase 1 Closure |
[2 am - next day 2 am]
|Republic Avenue – Republic Blvd (Between Crawford St & Raffles Ave)|
|Slip road between Nicoll Highway and Republic Ave (Towards Nicoll Highway)|
|Republic Blvd (Towards Crawford St)|
|Republic Blvd – Republic Ave (Lamp post 12i) - (Towards Raffles Ave)|
|Slip road between Ophir Rd and Republic Blvd (Towards Republic Blvd)|
|St Andrew’s Rd (Between Parliament Pl & Stamford Rd)|
|Parliament Pl (Between North Bridge Rd & St Andrew’s Rd)|
|Supreme Ct Ln|
|Connaught Drive – Fullerton Road|
|Fullerton Rd – Esplanade Dr (Towards Nicoll Highway)
(Collyer Quay U-turn to Fullerton Rd remains accessible)
|[Lane Closure] Raffles Avenue – 2 Rightmost lanes closed
(Between Raffles Link & Nicoll Highway
|Nicoll Highway (Between Stamford Rd & Bras Basah Rd)|
|Phase 2 Closure |
[8 am - next day 12 am]
|Beach Road (Between Stamford Rd & Bras Basah Rd)|
|Nicoll Highway (Between Mountbatten Rd & Raffles Ave) - (Towards City|
|[Lane Closure] Bras Basah Rd – 2 Rightmost lanes up to Beach Rd closed;
4 Rightmost lanes up to Nicoll Highway closed
(Between Fairmont Drop Off & Nicoll Highway)
|P12 Raffles Blvd (Between Nicoll Highway & Raffles Link)|
|Stamford Rd (Between Esplanade Dr & St Andrew Rd)|
|[Lane Closure] Stamford Rd – 4 Leftmost lanes closed
(Between St Andrew’s Rd & North Bridge Rd)
|[Lane Closure] North Bridge Rd – Leftmost lane closed
(Between Coleman Ln & Coleman St)*Only from 3pm to 6.30pm
|Road Closure for Military Platforms|
[1 pm - 3pm] [6.30 pm - 8 pm]
|North Bridge Rd (Between Stamford Rd & Parliament Pl)|
|Phase 3A Closure [6 pm - 10:30 pm]||[Lane Closure] Raffles Ave
2 Leftmost Lanes closed
(Between Bayfront Ave & Raffles Link)
|[Lane Closure] One Raffles Link
Carpark Exit out to Raffles Ave closed
|Phase 3B Closure [7.30 pm - 10:30 pm]||Raffles Ave - Esplanade Dr - Collyer Quay|
|Collyer Quay - Fullerton Rd - Esplanade Dr|
|Additional Closure on 9 Aug only|
[12 am - next day 8 am]
|[Lane Closure] Marina Boulevard - Leftmost
lane (Between Raffles Quay & Marina Way)
*Only on actual day
There will also be a road closure for the NDP 2023 National Education Show 3 on 15 July 2023 (2am) – 16 July 2023 (2am):
Unfortunately, the application window to ballot for NDP 2023 tickets has ended on 12 June 2023: