Lights out and away we go (again) as the annual Singapore Grand Prix is back in exactly a month’s time!
F1 fever is about to hit its crescendo from Sept. 15 to 17 at the Marina Bay Circuit, promising electrifying event lineups to the race. But the celebrations of the grand event extend to the entire city-state, giving most of us another excuse to head out and party to the Max (pun intended).
From immersive race experiences to sustainable revelries, here’s a list of ultimate F1 parties happening in the lead-up to and during the race weekend.
Full Throttle at Yin Bar and Yang Club
The pulse-pounding Full Throttle series is back, teaming up with Red Bull for an electrifying weekend as part of 1-Group’s GPSS 2023 campaign.
Brace yourself for a pit stop like no other at Riverhouse (Yin Bar), complete with a race car installation stocked with drinks and bites. Live bands and Red Bull’s Race Car Girls amp up the energy with plenty of photo ops.
As the night races on, move on to Yang Club where themed drinks and top-notch DJs, like Kidd Royale of Rewind Party Collective, and residents DJ Ben, Alvin and Sherpa, will keep the party in high gear.
The following night, former Red Bull DJ champs DJ Anrev, DJ Puffy and DJ Zozulya will take the stage for a music showdown. Confetti explosions and best-dressed prizes ensure an unforgettable close to the F1 festivities.
Throughout both nights, the stage dazzles with The Riverhouse Siren Dancers and confetti explosions, adding to the high-octane weekend.
Don’t miss the chance to flaunt your best racing-themed attire and vie for attractive prizes.
Happening Sept. 15 and 16 from 6:30pm onwards for the pre-party at Yin Bar, and 10 pm onwards at Yang Club. Reservations are available here.
Sustainable F1 Party with Crust and Wild Pearl at 1-Arden
Rev up for a one-of-a-kind F1 bash at 1-Arden, where the thrill of underground parties meets eco-consciousness.
Partnering with Crust Group and Wild Pearl, the event features local DJs spinning tracks on Wild Pearl’s solar-powered DJ booth. Sip on CRUST craft beers made from surplus bread and eco-cocktails crafted from rooftop garden herbs.
Don’t miss the Mini Treasure Hunt with race car toys and race-inspired Fancy Fast cocktails for an unforgettable F1 season.
Besides the eco-conscious cocktails and beers, drinkers can also opt for three
race-inspired, Fancy Fast cocktails that will be available throughout the F1 season at
S$16 each or S$45 for a trio.
Happening Sept. 8 from 6pm to 11pm at 1-Arden, 88 Market St, CapitaSpring, Singapore 048948. Reservations are available here.
F1 Sunset Party with Red Bull at 1-Atico
Soar to new heights at 1-Atico’s F1 Sunset Party, a collaboration infused with Red Bull. Set against the stunning backdrop of the city’s skyline from the 55th floor, this pre-F1 weekend social promises an evening of unparalleled views and vibrant vibes.
Sip on their themed cocktails like Bullgarita for a classic Margarita topped up with Red Bull; Bulljito for a Mojito-inspired smash with strawberries and Red Bull; and Red Bull with passion fruit and yuzu mocktail for the non-alcoholics.
For those looking to take their mixology skills to the next level, the Red Bull Interactive Lab Bar offers a unique opportunity to craft your own Red Bull concoctions under the guidance of skilled bartenders.
Happening Sept. 10 from 6pm to 10pm at 1-Atico, 2 Orchard Turn, #55-01 ION Orchard, Singapore 238801. Reservations are available here.
F1 Afterparty at Amber Lounge
Get ready for an opulent weekend as Amber Lounge, a renowned host of exclusive F1 afterparties, returns to the Singapore Grand Prix on Sept. 16 and 17, marking its 15th anniversary in the city-state with a lavish celebration of luxury and entertainment.
This year’s festivities are set within a custom-built marquee at Millenia Walk with entertainment, headlined by Grammy Award-winning hip hop sensation Lil Jon, The Stickmen Project, Bangkok Invaders’ DJ Ono, DjayBuddah, and a special guest appearance by Fatman Scoop.
The event will also feature captivating aerial and cirque-inspired performances.
Past editions of Amber Lounge have seen the likes of F1 stars George Russell, Carlos Sainz, Alex Albon, and Nyck de Vries, along with F1 legends Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Ricciardo, Sebastian Vettel, and more.
Happening Sept. 16 and 17 at Millenia Walk, 9 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039596. Tickets and packages are available here.
Mandala Mansion @ Singapore Grand Prix 2023
This one’s exclusive to members of the private Mandala Club. A bigger and bolder Mandala Mansion will be at the Pool Terrace at Mandarin Oriental Singapore for this year’s Singapore Grand Prix.
Experience the thrill of the track with unparalleled luxury – an evening of endless bubbles, gourmet delights, and front-row seats to the heart-pounding action, all topped off with a spectacular fireworks display.
Immerse in the live broadcast of the racetrack action, while indulging in free-flowing bubbles, premium spirits, and signature cocktails. Also, don’t miss the front-row view of the victory lap’s breathtaking firework display.
Happening Sept. 16 and 17 at the Pool Terrace at Mandarin Oriental Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039797. Tickets are available here.
F1-Themed Wonderland at the Alkaff Mansion
Alkaff Mansion is set to ignite the racing spirit with A Perennial Drive on Sept. 9. The historic mansion on Telok Blangah Hill will morph into an F1-themed extravaganza, offering a day of high-speed fun for all ages.
Young racers can hit the dedicated kids’ circuit for exhilarating rides on inflatable tracks and battery-operated mini cars, priced at S$15 each.
Motor-sport buffs will relish the Classic Car Club Showcase, flaunting restored vintage gems from Porsche, Mercedes, and more.
Stay fueled with Grand Prix-inspired drinks and delicious bites from food stalls. As the sun sets, an a la carte dinner menu keeps the energy alive.
Don’t miss out on this dynamic fusion of history, speed, and indulgence at Alkaff Mansion.
Happening Sept. 9 from 11am to 8pm at the Alkaff Mansion, 10 Telok Blangah Green, Singapore 109178.
Wildseed Bar’s race-themed weekend at The Summerhouse
Join the excitement at Wildseed Bar for an unforgettable weekend of speed and flavor.
Partnering with Heineken, the bar at The Summerhouse promises a dynamic fusion of racing and indulgence this weekend.
Experience the thrill of being in the driver’s seat with a special race simulator lap for every purchase of a pint of Heineken and a main dish from the menu. Feast on flame-grilled delights like succulent Iberico Pork Ribs (S$34) and Smoked Chicken Leg (S$28). Their Seafood Aqua Pazza sharing platter (S$52) is perfect for groups, featuring grilled mussels, baby squid, and kelong prawns.
Also, don’t miss the tri-colored slider buns (S$24), a race-themed delight for all.
Happening Sept. 16 and 17 from 11am to 10pm at the Wildseed Cafe at The Summerhouse, 3 Park Ln, Level 1A Seletar Aerospace Drive, Singapore 798387.
F1 Themed Pool Party Series at 1-Altitude Coast
Escape the urban hustle and dive into electrifying F1-themed pool parties at 1-Altitude Coast as the rooftop venue transforms into a paradise of music, fireworks, and celebration.
Kickstarting the series is the Solaris Party on Sept. 9, featuring a lineup of DJs spinning progressive house, techno, and trance tracks to keep the party vibe going all night long.
As the weekend progresses, The Vibrante Party takes over on Sept. 16, delivering a Brazilian-themed extravaganza. DJs Chris Columbus and DJ Tang will have you dancing to Tribal sounds over percussive beats and saxophone runs.
On Sept. 17, the season reaches its peak with The Final Track Party, showcasing the return of the DRIP Party Series. Local favorites DJ Shai, Faith, and KNRCK will mix up hip-hop, R&B, Latin, and Afrobeat tracks, setting the stage for a sundown party accompanied by massive floats in the pool.
Throughout September, 1-Altitude Coast will be serving up exclusive F1 cocktails like The Raspberry Refueler (S$20) for a refreshing berry twist and the Pallini Pit Stop (S$23) for a truly celebratory experience. Beer enthusiasts can indulge in Heineken Silver pints at S$12 for 1, S$22 for 2, and S$30 for a trio.
Happening Sept. 9, 16 and 17 from 4pm till late at 1-Altitude Coast, The Outpost Hotel, 10 Artillery Ave, #07-01 Sentosa Island, 099951. Reservations are available here.
Savor the Longest Latin-Mediterranean Brunch at Sol & Ora
Indulge in a culinary voyage that matches the global allure of F1. Sol & Ora, situated both indoors and atop 1-Altitude Coast’s rooftop, invites you to experience the Longest Latin-Mediterranean Brunch.
As you soak in the panoramic views, live brunch stations will tantalize your taste buds with an array of delectable offerings. From classic French Jambon-Beurre sandwiches (S$18) to premium Spanish Jamón slices (S$25 for 5), each bite tells a story of flavors from around the world.
Don’t miss the irresistible Greek Loukoumades, fried to crisp perfection (S$15), best enjoyed with four scoops of gelato for a sweet sensation (S$15) – all meticulously prepared on demand and in full view.
To complement the gastronomic experience, the ambiance will resonate with sassy Latin tunes, setting the mood for a memorable day. Pair your culinary delights with a glass (S$30), bottle (S$130), or twin bottles (S$250) of Moët Chandon.
Happening Sept. 9 from 11am to 4:30pm at Sol & Ora, The Outpost Hotel, 10 Artillery Ave, #07-01 Sentosa Island, 099951. Reservations are available here.
A French Brunch Extravaganza at Au Balcon
Nestled within The Summerhouse, Au Balcon is offering a 3-course brunch menu priced at A$55 per person, skillfully crafted with traditional French techniques and premium ingredients.
The appetizer selection includes Spring Asparagus with pecorino shavings and a tantalizing dollop of truffle caviar. Alternatively, relish the Fresh Organic Egg adorned with crispy pancetta for a savory twist. For the main course, choose from the classic chicken cassoulet, balsamic glazed pork belly, inka grilled angus flank, or the butter poached radish. Conclude your meal with a choice between the delicate Paris Brest or the timeless Crème Brulée.
For those with a penchant for variety, Au Balcon’s à la carte offerings range from charcuterie to rotisserie cuts, and the renowned beef cheek bourguignon to the comforting buttermilk galette.
Elevate your brunch experience with bottomless pours of Prosecco, available at S$38 per person.
Happening Sept. 9 and 10 from 11:30am to 3:30pm at Au Balcon, 3 Park Lane, Level 2, Singapore 798387. Reservations are available here.
Botanico’s Longest Sunday Brunch
Amidst the F1 fervor, Botanico’s Garden Terrace beckons you to immerse yourself in their Longest Sunday Brunch.
Nestled in the heart of nature, the restaurant offers alfresco seating with a feast line-up of buffet items and live stations.
Live station dishes include Risotto, Salmon Coulibiac, and Beef Wellington, complemented by indulgent Cheese Platters. Experience culinary excellence with on-demand mains that offer a free-flow selection of lunch options, featuring Asian Dover Sole, Smoked Half Spatchcock, and more.
For seafood aficionados, the indulgence continues with the all-you-can-eat Premium Fine De Claire Oysters, served in three delectable ways – raw with lemon & tabasco, dressed with fried shallots, vinegared chili, and marigold leaves, or grilled with scallion oil.
For an additional S$35 per person, you can craft your own cocktails at a 2-hour free-flow DIY cocktail station.
The Longest Sunday Brunch experience is priced at S$98 per person, and S$148 with champagne.
Happening Sept. 17 from 10am to 4pm at Botanico, 50 Cluny Park Rd, Level 2 Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 257488. Reservations are available here.