9 Other Revving Ways To Spend Your F1 Race Week in Singapore

For one week each year, Singapore buzzes alive with F1 after-parties and themed events. Don’t have tickets to the races? You can still be part of the excitement and experience the incredible atmosphere for yourself at these events.

Stay at The Westin Singapore

What better way to immerse yourself in the roaring of engines, the top after-parties, and unforgettable night views of the city’s skyline than a staycation at The Westin Singapore? Situated within the CBD, the hotel is within close proximity of the Marina Bay Street Circuit, staycation packages (for Singapore residents only) start from $290++ per room per night – inclusive of a buffet breakfast at Seasonal Tastes, and a 4pm check-out on Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays. Perfect for lounging around on the hotel’s signature Heavenly® Bed, eh? If that’s not enough, there’s also a one-hour pilates session with a dedicated instructor, conducted by the pool overlooking gorgeous views of the South China Sea.westin

What’s more, indulge in F1 Drinks Specials at Cook & Brew (available 12 to 17 September, reservations here) as selected wines go for $12++ per glass, a bucket of five craft beers at $50++, as well as 20% off selected wines and champagnes by the bottle!

When: Until 31 December 2016

WhereThe Westin Singapore, 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 018961

Price: from $290++ per room per night

For bookings, please click here or call 6922 6888.

Splash & Dash at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove

w singapore
Photo: Colossal Photos

Dive into Singapore’s largest F1-themed pool party at W Singapore’s WET® Deck as headliner Marko Liv revs up the vibes with his signature electrifying beats while you take a dip and splash away from the mad summer heat. Suit up in your hottest bathing suit, grab a cocktail from the bar, and settle yourself into one of the coolio inflatables floating around. After all, how often do you get to immerse in non-stop revelry at one of the most luxurious pools around?

When: Saturday, 17 September 2016, 2pm to 8pm

Where: WET® Deck, W Singapore, 21 Ocean Way, Singapore 098374

Price: $35 (incl. 1 drink and pool access)

For tickets, please click here or email to woobar.singapore@whotels.com.

Grand Prix Pool Party at HI-SO
Grand Prix Pool Party HISO

Support your favourite teams in style with fellow F1 fans at So Sofitel Singapore’s rooftop pool bar, complete with plenty of drinks and good music all day and night. The race will be aired on a large screen over all three days so you won’t miss a moment of the action, and you can be sure that the atmosphere will be simply electrifying. The race might end but the party won’t; dance away as the exciting line-up of DJs keep the adrenaline pumping well into the night!

When: Saturday, 17 September 2016, 2pm to 11pm

Where: HI-SO, SO Sofitel Singapore, 35 Robinson Road, Singapore 068876

Price: $20 (2 free drinks before 4pm)

For reservations, please call 6701 6800 or email to h8655@sofitel.com.

Tanjong Beach Club’s Smack My Beach Up: The Ultimate F1 Showdown
tanjong beach club

Are you Team Hamilton or Team Rosberg? In this ultimate F1 showdown Tanjong Beach Club, good vibes, lots of booze, and high-adrenaline beats by DJs Owen S. and The Sunchasers beat the sound of high octane engines. Hamilton fans can impress in your finest blues, reds, and white, while Rosbergers can head down in your best blacks, reds, and golds – and watch both sides fight it out in Tanjong Beach Club’s ultimate Beer Pong Championship.

Bottles of AIX Rosé are going at $90 for a regular, $170 for a magnum, and $320 for a gargantuan three-litre bottle! Fancy champagne? G.H. Mumm bottles are available at $140 for a single and $250 for twin. For beers, enjoy Asahi can buckets at $50 and Corona bottle buckets at $65, all at net price.

When: Sun, 11 September 2016, 2pm till late

WhereTanjong Beach Club, 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 098942

Price: Free entry

For reservations, please call 9750 5323 or email to book@tanjongbeachclub.com

Weekend Brunch at Kwee Zeensofitel sentosa

Spend a rosy afternoon at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa’s Kwee Zeen with captivating views of the South China Sea, delicious Mediterranean-themed delicacies and meticulously handcrafted desserts. The Saturday Pink Brunch comes in all shades of pink, showcasing eats like Beet-Cured Salmon with Pink Grapefruit, Prawn Penne with Pink Vodka Sauce, and a dainty array of pink desserts.

On Sundays, partake in the Magnifique Sunday Champagne Brunch, a tipply gourmet extravaganza featuring the finest of Asian and French cuisine. The 16 different ateliers range from live seafood and charcaturie to foie gras à la minute and a massive selection of 32 French cheeses. Pair your lavish treats with a free-flow of premium Taittinger Champagne, then head out to the resort’s 33-metre pool for a Sunday well-spent.

When: Saturdays, 12.30pm to 3pm, Sundays, 12.30pm to 3.30pm

Where: Kwee Zeen, Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, 2 Bukit Manis Road Sentosa, Singapore 099891

Saturday Pink Brunch: $78++ ($98++ for free-flow Rosé made with handpicked grapes from some of the oldest vines in Provence) per adult, $39++ per child

Magnifique Sunday Champagne Brunch: $138++ (168++ for free-flow Taittinger Champagne and wines) per adult, $58++ per child

For reservations, please call 6708 8364 or email to H9474-FB4@sofitel.com.

Stellar at 1-Altitude Day to Night Farmers’ Market @ The Circuit

Presenting Singapore’s highest ever Farmers’ Market, Stellar at 1-Altitude will be celebrating all things fresh, gourmet, and artisanal this F1 weekend. Expect products like honeys and nuts from Anaya Life, gourmet coffees by Nomad the Gallant’s, crispy roast pork by Uncle G Handmade and vendors such as Soi Coco, Mofo Chilli, and 1-Altitude’s Stellar itself with highlights from the The Smokehouse and Ice Creamery.

As the sun sets, chill out with a glass of champagne, enjoy the 360 degree view and get ready for the sixth edition of The Circuit. The highly anticipated annual party in the sky sees bites from Stellar’s kitchen, and as the atmosphere of the race buzzes below, dance along to heart-thumping music with internationally renowned DJs Katty Q (Moscow), KIMKAT (LA), and Adam Sky (AUS).

When: 16 (6pm to 1am), 17 (1pm to 5pm, 6pm to 1am), & 18 (11am to 3pm) September 2016

Where1-Altitude, 1 Raffles Place, Singapore 048616

Price: Free entry before 5pm, $100 dinner package with all access in the evenings

1-Altitude: $98 for entry to The Circuit (incl. 1 housepour, 1 F1 cocktail and $10 worth of Farmers’ Market coupons

For reservations, please call 6438 0410 or email to info@1-altitude.com.

Dinner Theatre and After-Party Extravaganza at hôtel vagabond
vagabond hotel

In line with its ethos of art-driven programming, the luxurious hôtel vagabond is adding its unique Expect the Unexpected event to the Grand Prix season calendar. Set within the sensuous Vagabond Salon, look forward to an innovative dinner, conceptualised by Hong Kong-based production company i am.

The immersive five-course dinner will be presented by local restaurant CreatureS, accompanied by a free-flow of fantastic wines and champagne, all while an intoxicating performance by celebrated artist Kate March unfolds before your very eyes. When the clock hits 12, the salon transforms into a dance floor as renowned DJs like DJ Erok and Icelandic cult band KRÍA take over the stage.

When: 16 to 17 September 2016, 8pm to 4am

Where: hôtel vagabond, 39 Syed Alwi Rd, Singapore 207630

Price: From $598 (incl. performances, dinner, free-flow wines, champagne, after-party)

For reservations, please call 6291 6677 or email to reservations@hotelvagabondsingapore.com.

Sky Grande Prix: A 5-Day Race Extravaganza

The annual Sky Grandé Prix is back for their 5th edition on the 45th floor of the Singapore Land Tower. Offering an incredible panoramic race track view with six exciting turns, revellers can choose from five different themed nights – one for every day – at the newly-revamped Empire and Skyline. Think free beauty and wellness services, an exclusive diamond showcase by Infiniti Jewels, a G.H. Mumm party squad, supercars, and even a lingerie fashion show. Each night will see some of Singapore’s hottest DJs spinning the night away with genres ranging from R&B to Top 40s and EDM.

When: 14 to 18 September 2016, 5pm to 4am

Where: Level 45, Singapore Land Tower, 50 Raffles Place, Singapore 048623

Price: From $108

For reservations, please call 9128 7001 or email to empire@50RP.com.sg

The Rooftop Affair at 1919 Waterboathouse
waterboat house

For three days, the iconic 1919 Waterboathouse will turn into a cathedral of stellar beats and exquisite menus in an annual event called The Roof Affair. The specially curated 5-course dinner (with champagne pairing) starts off with an amuse bouche of Fresh Mussel and Salsa, followed by the course menu choices that include Pan-seared Hokkaido Scallops, Pira-grilled Lobster Tail, Grilled Foie Gras, and Pacific Seabass.

Head up to The Rooftop Bar once you’re full, which provides an excellent vantage point of the hairpin Turn 13 as well as the Marina Bay skyline. Meanwhile, don’t miss the photo opps with race girls in head-turning Pirelli outfits, or live jazz and bossa nova as several bands add some mood into the vibrant sesh.

When: 16 to 18 September 2016, 5pm till late

Where1919 Waterboathouse, 3 Fullerton Rd #03-01, Singapore 049215

Price: From $195++

For reservations, please call 6538 9038 or email to hello@1919.com.sg.

Top Image: SO Sofitel Singapore

Gary Lim

Deputy Editor

Gary is one of those proverbial jack of all trades… you know the rest. When not writing about lifestyle and culture, he dabbles in photography, graphic design, plays four instruments and is a professional wearer of bowties. His greatest weakness: spending more money on clothes than he probably should. Find him across the social world as @grimlay

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *