The epicentre of Singapore's Financial District and the heart of its stunning skyline, Marina Bay is aptly the city’s luxury lifestyle destination.
For everything glitz and glam, Marina Bay has it all. Home to some of Singapore’s most iconic structures (think the Singapore Flyer, Marina Bay Sands® and Gardens by the Bay), it is the ultimate playground for those seeking to indulge. Treat yourself to a satisfying meal at one of the many celebrity restaurants in the area, join a guided tour and see the precinct’s iconic skyline, or end your night by partying at a trendy rooftop club. With the FORMULA 1 race transforming this glittering waterfront venue into the pulsating heart of the action, there really is no better place to be this GPSS.
1. DUCKtours (11 Sep to 17 Sep)
Explore Singapore by both land and water in this amphibious attraction. 1 DUCKtours takes you on an hour-long journey through the city so that you can get up close to the city’s iconic skyline and historical landmarks while picking up interesting trivia about Singapore’s history and heritage from the tours’ ‘DUCKtainers’. Book your tickets here.
GPSS exclusive: From 11 to 17 September, race ticket holders receive S$10 off adult passes (U.P. S$27).
2. HiPPO Bus – Singapore7 City Sightseeing (11 Sep to 17 Sep)
Take in the island’s lush greenery, vibrant nightlife and fascinating history with the TOPless 2 HiPPO double decker bus' unlimited Hop On Hop Off service. Their seven lines cover almost all of Singapore’s key attractions, but if you spot something interesting, simply hop off anytime and explore—you can always catch a ride on the next bus. More details here.
GPSS exclusive: From 11 to 17 September, race ticket holders can purchase a three-day pass (S$43/Adult and S$33/Child) for the price of a one-day pass (U.P. S$59/Adult and S$49/Child).
3. Gardens by the Bay (8 Sep to 24 Sep)
Usher in the beginning of fall at 3 Gardens by the Bay this GPSS. Be dazzled by a flower field saturated with rich hues of orange, red and gold at the “Autumn Harvest” floral display. View how this traditional season of crop gathering can be interpreted in a creative presentation of fruits, vegetables and blooms like anemones, gaillardias, phloxes and chrysanthemums. There’s even a pumpkin carriage inspired by Cinderella, on show together with 10 other varieties of pumpkins—all carved and decorated in anticipation for Halloween. Find out more here.
GPSS exclusive: From 8 to 24 September, race ticket holders can purchase the Double Conservatories admission at a standard admission rate and receive complimentary admission to OCBC Skyway (worth S$8, valid before 6pm).
4. Singapore Flyer (8 Sep to 14 Sep)
For incredible views of the city skyline, hop on a ride on the 4 Singapore Flyer and spot iconic landmarks and more from the glass capsules that provide a breathtaking 360-degree vistas of the island-state. Elevate your high-flying experience by ordering the refreshing Singapore Sling Flight or the Premium Champagne Flight! End your day with a gastronomic treat of authentic Cantonese cuisine at Sky View Pavilion, before taking home some memorabilia at the Singapore Flyer Gift Shop. Click here to find out more.
GPSS exclusive: From 8 to 14 September, race ticket holders can enjoy S$10 off Singapore Flyer’s Premium Champagne and Singapore Sling Flights, 10% off regular priced merchandise at the Singapore Flyer Gift Shop, and S$10 off a la carte food items at Sky View Pavilion.
5. Marina Bay Golf Course (8 Sep to 17 Sep)
Tee off at Singapore’s only 18-hole public golf course just a stone’s throw from the hustle and bustle of the city. Just for the race weekend from 16 to 17 September, the 5 Marina Bay Golf Course is offering a special game of night golf, set against the spectacular city lights. The nine-hole sessions start from 6.30pm and 18-hole sessions from 4.36pm. What’s more, golfers will enjoy discounts of up to 40% and receive goodie bags! Head here to find out more.
GPSS exclusive: From 8 to 17 September, the first 20 race ticket holders to play regular sessions of nine or 18 holes each day will receive a special gift.
6. Singapore Sailing Federation (8 Sep to 13 Sep)
Explore the 6 Marina Bay waterfront on a leisurely sailboat cruise! See the precinct’s towering skyscrapers on board one of the 14 available vessels from the Singapore Sailing Federation. Happening from 8 to 13 September, each session costs S$20 for visitors to Singapore. More details here.
GPSS exclusive: Visitors who are race ticket holders pay a special rate of S$10 per person for each session.
7. GOURMETBus (11 Sep to 17 Sep)
Taste the best of Singapore’s cuisine as you take in the iconic sights of Marina Bay from a plush, luxury coach with 7 GOURMETBus. Tuck into famous local dishes that have won the Michelin stamp-of-approval at the Michelin Bib Gourmand Hawkers Lunch or High Tea Tour. Diners will be served signatures from different hawker centres, such as chicken rice, curry puffs and Kueh Pie Tee (a thin and crispy pastry shell filled with vegetables and prawns)—all in air-conditioned comfort. Tickets are available from S$57++ per person. Book them here.
GPSS exclusive: From 11 to 17 September, race ticket holders enjoy a complimentary Singapore Sling for adults and Snapple for children with every Lunch or High Tea Tour booked.
8. Dolce Vita (15 Sep to 17 Sep)
Satiate your carb cravings at Dolce Vita, a contemporary Italian restaurant at 8 Mandarin Oriental. Located next to the hotel’s pool area and boasting a panoramic view of Marina Bay, the airy restaurant serves an elevated interpretation of traditional Italian cuisine made with fresh produce and seasonal ingredients. Book a table here.
GPSS exclusive: From 15 to 17 September, enjoy 20% off the total food bill during dinner.
9. Fumée by Habanos (8 Sep to 17 Sep)
Looking for a cosy way to wind down from all of the GPSS excitement? 9 Fumée by Habanos is a sprawling 6,000 sq ft restaurant, bar and deli that whips up a reliable menu of sandwiches, pastas, burgers and other Western favourites that you can enjoy alongside a curated selection of beers, wines and spirits. Adding to the vibe is the regular line-up of live music performances. So kick back and chill! Book a table here.
GPSS exclusive: From 8 to 17 September, order the Australian grass-fed sirloin at a one-for-one offer of S$38.
10. iSteamboat (13 Sep to 1 Oct)
If you’re planning a group dinner with the folks, look no further than iSteamboat. This family-style Chinese restaurant at 10 Marina Square offers an affordable, healthy and extensive buffet selection that caters to all in the family. Book a table here.
GPSS exclusive: From 13 September to 1 October, enjoy 50% off the steamboat buffet for the fourth diner with every group of four.
11. Jade (1 Sep to 30 Sep)
Looking for authentic Cantonese cuisine? Head to 11 Jade at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore for a classic Cantonese spread. Savour Tastes of Jade which features 38 of the restaurant’s top dishes at Jade’s Dinner Treasures. Whichever dish you choose, you’ll definitely be in for a treat! Book a table here.
GPSS exclusive: From 1 to 30 September, the fourth diner dines for free with every three paying adults at Tastes of Jade.
12. Keyaki Japanese Restaurant (11 Sep to 18 Sep)
Get your Japanese food fix at Keyaki Japanese Restaurant, tucked away in the plush surrounds of 12 Pan Pacific Singapore. It offers a well-curated spread of sashimi, teppanyaki, sukiyaki and other a la carte items featuring freshly-sourced ingredients prepared by top-notch chefs. The best way to end your meal? Take a leisurely stroll along the hotel’s Japanese garden and koi pond, located just outside the restaurant. Book a table here.
GPSS exclusive: From 11 to 18 September, enjoy a 20% discount on a la carte food items.
13. Melt Café (15 Sep to 17 Sep)
Singapore is teeming with yummy buffet restaurants and Melt Café at the 13 Mandarin Oriental ranks high on the list. Load your plates with tantalising seafood, and Asian and international fare—it’s a one-stop all-you-can-eat affair. Book a table here.
GPSS exclusive: From 15 to 17 September, one dines free for every three paying adults for lunch or dinner.
14. Szechuan Court (12 Sep to 19 Sep)
Specialising in premium Szechuan and Cantonese cuisine, Szechuan Court at 14 Fairmont Singapore is a sleek and modern restaurant featuring Insta-worthy Chinoiserie interiors. Check out their extensive tea pairing options – the popular Eight Treasures tea is a soothing complement to the wide variety of seafood, poultry and vegetable dishes. Book a table here.
GPSS exclusive: From 12 to 19 September, enjoy 30% off a la carte food items.
15. Town Restaurant (1 Sep to 30 Sep)
Be treated to a scrumptious array of local and international flavours at 15 The Fullerton Hotel Singapore’s Town Restaurant, where buffet choices span from fresh salads and Japanese delicacies to a carvery of meats and Town Restaurant’s Laksa. Look out for their dinner buffets, with daily themes featuring hawker delights, seafood, and grilled fare. Book a table here.
GPSS exclusive: From 1 to 30 September, the fourth diner dines for free with every three paying adults at the Daily Dinner Buffet.
16. Bang Bang (15 Sep to 16 Sep)
Party animals, head straight to the dance floor at nightclub 16 Bang Bang. Helming the decks at BANG BANG Presents: RACE WEEKEND on 15 September is renowned DJ SMTH, who has performed for some of Hollywood’s hottest nightclubs and as well as A-listers such as Rihanna and Kevin Hart. Headlining 16 September is Jesse Marco, who has spun for notables in the fashion world such as Alexander Wang, Tom Ford and Vivienne Westwood. Purchase your tickets here.
17. Monti (9 Sep to 17 Sep)
Treat yourself to an amazing spread, a gorgeous view of the waterfront and the finest jazz music at 17 Monti, located at the Fullerton Pavilion. In celebration of the GPSS’ 10th edition , the restaurant and bar is whipping up ‘License to Brunch—Monti Jazz Brunch’ (16 to 17 September) with brunch bites and jazz music curated by veteran local musician Jeremy Monteiro. Make this a family affair by bringing the little ones—there will be movie screenings and goodie bags for the kids. After your meal, join a relaxing cruise around Marina Bay, and spot famous landmarks such as the Merlion. Find out more here.
GPSS exclusive: From 9 to 17 September, race ticket holders enjoy 10% off their total bill.
18. NOON to MOON – Electro Daytime Open-Air with LEXER (GER) (17 Sep)
Gear up for Sunshine Nation’s Noon to Moon party at swish rooftop club CÉ LA VI on 17 September. Soak up the tropical sunshine, complete with cool beats, non-stop bubbly and a panoramic view of the city atop 18 Marina Bay Sands®. You will be dancing your way through the race weekend! Find out more here.
19. Singapore Pub Crawl (9 Sep to 16 Sep)
Get into the mood for non-stop partying this GPSS at the Grand Prix Season Pub Crawl, where revellers will be joining like-minded party-goers in a four-hour guided tour of Singapore’s best bars in the Central Business District. Besides getting dibs on the city’s “hidden” gems, the night culminates in 10 complimentary shots at a pub, VIP access to the hottest nightclubs, race-themed trivia games and scavenger hunts. Happening from 9 to 16 September, tours kick off at 19 The Fat Pigeon statue statue near UOB Plaza (80 Raffles Place). Tickets are priced at S$35 (standard) and S$59 (VIP). Find out more here.
GPSS exclusive: From 9 to 16 September, race tickets holders enjoy 10% off passes.