The Singapore River Festival which was incepted in 2007 is also affectionately known by many locals as one of the largest sundown party in the city area spanning through two bustling weekends.
Located by the Singapore River, which is one of the city’s most prominent heritage spots, the festival will leave you spoilt for choice with an assortment of events taking place across the river. They are mostly free and highy popular with locals. Specially created for merry-making locals and visitors to revel in are events such as the romantic bumboat parade, spectacular aerial shows, magic shows (believe it or not, in 2009, globally renowned Singaporean magician duo JC Sum and Magic Ning Babe set a Guinness World Record with an unprecedented 15 grand illusions in 5 minutes), various music festivals and themed parties, all set across magnificent river views.
While there, there are also specially-priced seductive cocktails, dining promotions, one-for-one deals and a quintessential food and wine festival to look out for wining and dining options specially catered for the festival.
With celebrations that go well into the night, the Singapore River Festival is definitely an event to look forward to, whether you’re looking for an awesomely fun time in the city with newly-made friends or a moment to remember for your family scrapbook.