If you’re an avid sports enthusiast, time your trip to Singapore so you get to catch top sporting action at these world-class events.
HSBC Women’s World Champions
See the best in women’s golf at this four-day golf tournament, which brings together all the winners from the previous Ladies Professional Golf Association season as well as the top 20 players from the Rolex Women’s World Ranking of that year. The event sees the world’s top women golfers take to the greens at Sentosa Golf Club.
Enjoy breath-taking golf action as well as an exciting line-up of music and food offerings off the greens. Party to sets by local DJs and tuck into delectable bites from leading restaurants and world-class bars.
The HSBC Women’s Champions happens from 1-4 March 2018. Find out more at the official website.
HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens
A Southeast Asian exclusive, the HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens features 16 of the world’s top rugby nations competing at this, their eight leg of a 10-leg series. Expect explosive Rugby Sevens action as the teams and athletes square off for national pride and top honours.
Even after the game ends, the fun continues to flow with an array of lifestyle and entertainment offerings both on and off the pitch. In-stadium entertainment programming include acts performing classic rugby anthems and boisterous sing-alongs to keep the crowd entertained, as well as a fun zone with plenty of activities for all in the family to enjoy. Party animals can head to Clarke Quay—the event’s official after-party partner—for Music After Sevens where you’ll get to jam to your favourite tunes and party the night away.
The HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens will be held from 27-28 April 2018. Find out more at the official website.
UFC Fight Night Singapore
In June when the UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts league, comes to town, its glitzy live event is preceded by a week of festivities. UFC Singapore Fight Week culminates with UFC Fight Night Singapore, where the UFC’s best MMA exponents duke it out in explosive action at Asia’s first live UFC event of the year.
Participants and spectators can also look forward to other fringe activities, such as open work-out sessions where you get to watch your favourite UFC heroes go through their training paces, and fan village experiences which include autograph sessions with UFC stars, interactive games, and more.
UFC Singapore Fight Week will be held in June. Find out more at the official website.
International Champions Cup
Before the European football league season commences in August, multiple European champions like Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Inter Milan fine-tune their strategy with round-robin match-ups in football-obsessed Singapore, which attracts fans from around the region. Besides matches that pit the world’s best players against one another, fans can also take part in various football-themed activities at vibrant after-party venues like Clarke Quay and CHIJMES.
The International Champions Cup takes place every July.
Grand Prix Season Singapore
Don’t miss the most adrenaline-pumping sporting event of the year, the FORMULA 1, and the 10-day Grand Prix Season Singapore surrounding it. Whether you’re Team Ferrari, Red Bull or Mercedes, get ready for some edge-of-your-seat action as the best racing teams take to the street circuit in the heart of Singapore’s downtown.
Then, get your engines revving off-circuit at the many premium entertainment and lifestyle events being held all over the island-state. Enjoy special menus offered by several restaurants just for race week and have a ball at the glitzy parties of CÉ LA VI, 1-Altitude and Manhattan Bar, which has been crowned Asia’s best bar. Admire and pose with life-like sculptures of FORMULA 1 icons at Madame Tussauds™ Singapore and get behind the wheel at the FORMULA 1 simulator pop-ups. Jam to tunes by top-billing music acts (both local and international)—previous years have seen the likes of Maroon 5, Queen, Katy Perry, Bon Jovi, Kylie Minogue and John Legend take to the stage for full concerts. Or let your hair down, put on your dancing shoes and head to exclusive after-parties, such as Amber Lounge or Podium Lounge.
BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global
Featuring the world’s top eight women’s Singles players and Doubles teams, the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore is the season-ending tournament of the Women’s Tennis Association’s (WTA) calendar and the most prestigious event of the women’s professional tennis tour.
This fifth and final WTA Finals in Singapore promises an event experience that goes beyond the tennis action, with lifestyle and entertainment options galore off-court, where both parents and kids get to take part in interactive games and activities, and the popular Fan Zone, where you can come face to face with your favourite tennis heroes and walk away with a picture, autograph—or both! So pop by the WTA Finals off-court activations to indulge in wholesome meals and be engaged in tennis-themed fun.
The BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global will be held from 21-28 October 2018. Find out more at the official website.
Get in on the action
Itching to get some sporting action yourself? Whether you’ve a competitive streak or just want to take things easy while keeping active, Singapore’s got you covered. For competitive events, check out the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (first Sunday in December), OSIM Sundown Marathon (March) and OCBC Cycle (October). For participatory events, there are loads to pick from, from themed or character runs great for families and young children, to thrilling night runs. Check out this guide to endurance sports for the full listing of the major events happening in Singapore this year.
If you’re looking to chase that adrenaline rush, include one (or more!) of the many thrilling activities in Singapore such as AJ Hackett, G-MAX Reverse Bungy, MegaZip, iFly and more. Check out this guide to adrenaline-pumping activities in the city.