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TL;DR – Ladies and Gentlemen, let the partying begin! 

It is that time of the year again and we’re talking about the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix. You may think the F1 weekend is a waste of money, spending hundreds of dollars to catch a split-second image of cars racing past from a grandstand or a corner around it. But there are other ways you can enjoy the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix weekend, like soaking in the glitz and glamour of the best clubs, bars and hotels in the city.

Gear up for an adrenaline-packed weekend with the hottest parties to see and be seen at!

1. The Podium Lounge


Bringing you the 9th edition of this posh, star-studded party, The Podium Lounge offers the most incredible party experience with the Racing Community. Every year, The Podium Lounge hosts F1 drivers and teams, royalty, celebrities, ambassadors and Asia’s jet-setting party elite. This year will see top-notch entertainment including heart-thumping music from former Formula-1-Driver-turned-DJ Giancarlo Fischella, American rapper and Grammy Award winner Coolio, Grammy Award winning artist Macy Gray and more!

Date: 15 – 17 September 2017
Address: 7 Raffles Avenue, The Ritz-Carlton, Singapore 039799

2. Amber Lounge


Touted as the original F1 party, Amber Lounge is the spot for those who know how to party. Apart from boasting a reputation for A-Listers like Kim Kardashian, David Beckham and Prince Harry to be seen at, there are also live sets from a world-class chart-topping artist and a star-studded fashion show – the only one in the world where F1 drivers take to the catwalk. Get in on the action and party with amazing DJs headlining this party.

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Date: 16 – 17 September 2017
Address: Temasek Reflection, Millenia Walk, 1 Temasek Avenue



Enjoy the high life at this iconic rooftop! Perched atop the 57th floor of Marina Bay Sands, you can enjoy panoramic views of the Singapore skyline at CÉ LA VI and catch the race in its full glory. Proud to be one of Singapore’s hottest rooftop venues, CÉ LA VI presents a series of exclusive parties like ‘Martini Terrazza’ and ‘Sunshine Nation x CÉ LA VI Noon to Moon Party’, which lasts from day till late at night; and an incredible line-ups of international acclaimed DJs including Shortee Blitz, Gregor Salto and Fred Everything & Lexer. Come soak in the exhilarating energy here with this week-long celebration!

Date: 11 – 18 September 2017
Address: 1 Bayfront Avenue, SkyPark Marina Bay Sands Tower 3, Singapore 018971

4. Zouk


Kickstart your race weekend with a series of parties at Singapore’s favorite nightclub, Zouk. From a Johnnie Walker Blue Label Evening to a special appearance by former Finnish racer and two-time F1 World Champion, Mika Hakkinen; to DJ Andrew Rayel, get ready to rave on with the hottest, house-tech dance party. 

Date: 14 – 17 September 2017
Address: 3C River Valley Road #01-05 The Cannery, Singapore 179022

5. Sky GrandéPrix


Rev up your engines for all things F1 at the 45th floor of the Singapore Land Tower! Returning for the sixth year, Vanilla Luxury presents five themed nights at three of Singapore’s stunning rooftop bars, Empire, Skyline and a newly-opened Radio Ultra-lounge. Look forward to exciting events with champagne, heart-thumping hits from 10 hottest female DJs and lots of dancing. Indulge in an unforgettable party experience while enjoying the best aerial view of the race. There will also be an invite only VVIP party at the brand new, Blue Jacket –  a mezzanine-level VIP experience offering a sneak peek into the upcoming launch of Skyline.

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Date: 13 – 17 September 2017
Address: Level 45 Singapore Land Tower, Singapore 048623

6. 1-Altitude


‘See it all. Do it all.’ That is the motto for this year’s ten-day party up in the air at the highest al fresco bar in Singapore and in the world, 1-Altitude. Get ready for non-stop entertainment and the hottest EDM music while soaking in the panoramic views of the cityscape 282 metres above ground. You’ll be in good hands at The Circuit with DJ Madison Mars (Estonia) and 1-Altitude’s resident DJs helming the decks through the nights. This is one elevated party experience here! 

Date: 8 – 17 September 2017
Address: 1 Raffles Place #63-01, Singapore 048616

7. Boudoir Blanc


Held at The Fullerton Bay Hotel, this party will redefine your party experience. Featuring fantastical themes, ‘Fantasy Land’ and ‘Twilight Zone’, the ultra-luxe Boudoir Blanc party is a multi-sensorial, sophisticated cabaret party promising all things magical and whimsical. Immerse yourself in the ultra-glam and decadent ambience with live burlesque, international music acts, free-flow champagne all while you enjoy the Marina Bay skyline till the wee hours of the morning.

Date: 16 – 17 September, 2017
Address: 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326

8. Smoke Mirrors


With a cosy outdoor terrace overlooking the Padang and the race tracks along St. Andrew’s Road, Smoke & Mirrors is an amazing spot to watch the race. For one night only, Smoke & Mirrors will be opening their doors to the public over F1 weekend on 15 September. Get your fill of creative race-themed concoctions here with their wide selection of Martini cocktails, wines and more!

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Date: 15 September 2017
Address: #06-01 National Gallery Singapore 1 St. Andrew’s Road, Singapore 178957

By Joey Wee

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