This year on August 9th, Singapore AKA our lovely little red dot turns 54 years old! Aside from the long weekend, National Day marks yet another important milestone for Singapore and its residents! It's the day to acknowledge our accomplishments and celebrate what it means to be Singaporean, in true Singapore style!
Celebrate Singapore's 54th birthday by gorging on delicious food, sipping on refreshing cocktails and taking the time to kick back and relax. It's never too early to plan out your National Day plans, and that's why STYLEGUIDE has curated a list of the different ways to spend the holiday this year!
Nothing describes the true soul and spirit of Singapore better than local food! The Edge at Pan Pacific Singapore serves up a delectable Makan Makan lunch buffet, complete with local food like Kaya Toast, Laksa and Fish head curry. What better way to spend your national day weekend than to dig into some local and soulful Singaporean cuisine with your near and dear ones? For $78 (Adults) and $39 (Children), dig into a scrumptious buffet lunch and a free flow of teh-tarik and assorted juices!
Level 3, Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard
credit: Edge-Pan Pacific
Andaz Singapore, which is located in the busy CBD of Singapore, is also home to Mr. Stork-A rooftop that offers a 360-degree view of the entire Singapore skyline! What better way to celebrate National day than to sip a cocktail and bask in the glorious fireworks? Open from 6 pm to 1 am, head down to Mr. Stork for a relaxed yet fun-filled National day evening. For $168 you get free-flowing alcoholic beverages and some delectable bar bites! Sounds perfect, right?
Andaz Singapore, 5 Fraser Street
credit: Mr. Stork-Andaz Singapore
Another great way to ring in Singapore’s 54th Birthday is to participate in the Majulah Walk & Run 2019. The aim of the Majulah Walk & Run 2019 is to bring Singaporeans, and might we say that it’s also a great way to shed off the extra weight before the National day binge! You don’t have to be an athlete in order to take part! You can choose to run 8 km or walk 3km. What a great way to celebrate the holiday than to engage with the community?
For more details and to register, visit here.
credit: Majulah Walk & Run 2019
Turn your national day weekend into a luxurious staycation at Marina Mandarin! Their National Day package is an offer that you don’t want to miss! Their bay view rooms include a balcony that offers a picturesque view of the Singapore nightline, so the perfect fireworks show is only a watch away! Their National Day package offers a bay view room, free wi-fi and to top it off, you also receive Meritus club benefits!
Marina Mandarin Singapore,
6 Raffles Boulevard,
credit: Marina Mandarin
Founded in 1979, The Singapore Symphony Orchestra has been performing local tunes to celebrate the Singaporean spirit. And every year, they do a commendable job of celebrating National day in true Singaporean-style. Head down to the National Day SSO Concert to bask in local music performed by local Singaporean artists, and hum along to classic tunes like ‘Home’ to raise the patriotic fervor at the Esplanade.
To book tickets, please click here
credit: The Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Everyone loves bubble tea and a good cocktail, but how about a mix of both? Bar Canary offers excellent bubble tea cocktails from 15th July to 31st August 2019! It's the ultimate break from a hectic and busy life, perfect for any time of the day! From $17 onwards, guests can enjoy bubble tea cocktails at any time, night or day!
Grand Park Orchard, Level 4
270 Orchard Road
credit: Bar Canary
This National Day, celebrate Singapore with a scrumptious meal with family and friends at Grand Park Orchard’s modern Cantonese restaurant, Mitzo. The dishes are specially created by Chef Nicky Ng and are available throughout the month of August for the price of $88 per person. Once you're down there, don't forget to raise a toast to Singapore with 'National Treasure', a refreshing drink with chamomile-infused whisky, dry curacao, grapefruit bitters, maraschino bitters, cream, lime juice, egg white and a cranberry soda.
Grand Park Orchard, Level 4
270 Orchard Road
Potato Head & Three Buns brings out the most authentic and Singaporean burger- The Chick in Rice burger, inspired by our favorite Hainanese Chicken Rice! Priced at $19, The Chick in Rice burger features a delectable and crispy chicken breast coated in ginger and garlic, mixed with a coating of spicy chili sauce, thinly sliced cucumber and a lather of creamy ginger mayo. Now you have your favorite hawker meal in a burger, isn't that the best way to celebrate the true meaning of being Singaporean?
Potato Head Singapore
36 Keong Saik Rd., Singapore 089143
Three Buns Quayside
60 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238252
credit: Potato Head & Three Buns
Featured Image: Marina Mandarin