Expect excitement at every turn as we mark the 10th anniversary of the Grand Prix Season Singapore. Here are key highlights to check out.
Racing back with a bang, the Grand Prix Season Singapore (GPSS) is set to light up the city with a blockbuster lineup of festivities off and on the tracks. It’s a bumper year of non-stop action as we mark the 10th anniversary of the GPSS.
For fans of motorsports, the 2017 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX (15-17 September), is an epic showdown that’s not to be missed. Spectators can expect to be blown away by adrenaline-pumping races under the stars against Singapore’s glittering cityscape, with the crème-de-la-crème of race drivers competing for the coveted championship title.
On the entertainment front, this year’s headlining acts include international stars such as Ariana Grande, The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris, who will be rocking the stages across various zones.
Take a break from the races and hobnob with the glitterati at ritzy after-parties. Raise the roof at the Amber Lounge and the Podium Lounge, where some of the biggest celebrities, FORMULA 1 drivers and supermodels can be spotted dancing the night away. The revelry extends to swish nightlife spots embracing race-themed celebrations such as CÉ LA VI’s star-powered Martini’s Terrazza Party and The Circuit at 1-Altitude.
Venture into the city for an eclectic mix of lifestyle experiences just waiting to be discovered. Learn about Singapore’s melting pot of ethnic cultures by joining walking tours of heritage precincts at Chinatown, Kampong Glam and Joo Chiat. There’s something for culture vultures, too—go on an art trail in the Bras Basah.Bugis precinct, and check out the Singapore Art Museum and the National Museum. See the best of Southeast Asian art at the National Gallery Singapore and drop by the Children’s Biennale, an interactive art showcase highly recommended for the young-at-heart!
Foodies will be spoilt for choice with the gastronomic delights on offer—sample a special gin-pairing menu at the award-winning Manhattan Bar, or embark on the four-hour Singapore Pub Crawl and check out some of the city’s most popular watering holes. For an unforgettable dining experience, participate in a theatrical dinner at pop-up dining event, the Imaginarium of Disco David by ANDSOFORTH or enjoy special deals and discounts at restaurants across Singapore. Don’t forget to suss out our famed street food culture in between the track action, with Michelin-starred Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken & Noodle, Bib Gourmand Peranakan restaurant Blue Ginger, and more.
What better way to remember your GPSS experience than with unique souvenirs inspired by the Lion City? Check out local lifestyle retailer NAIISE for whimsical gifts designed by Singaporean creatives, or design boutique Supermama which specialises in collectible porcelain wares with Singapore motifs. Whether you are shopping for yourself or your loved ones, these quirky designs will appeal to everyone.
With scores of exciting things to do around Singapore this GPSS, it’s time you got your pulse racing at these electrifying activities—pronto!