The much-awaited Singapore leg of Formula One World Championship is almost upon us. It's never too early to start planning for the adrenaline-filled weekend ahead. And we say what else is there to do than celebrate as race cars speed past Marina Bay? Ahead, we listed down all the ways you can enjoy a thrilling F1 weekend.
SKAI at Swissôtel The Stamford
Start your weekend with an indulgent brunch at SKAI. Perched on the 70th floor of Swissôtel The Stamford, SKAI takes the excitement to new heights with their Ultimate Brunch. The Ultimate Brunch is a feast of unlimited plated dishes to be paired with free-flowing spirits. Available this 21 and 22 September at SGD251, SKAI’s exquisite buffet includes exclusive plates like the Lamb Rump in wasabi yogurt and chickpea ragu, and Tiger Prawns on kimchi rice and nori.
CÉ LA VI Restaurant (source)
You can also rev up with CÉ LA VI Restaurant’s specially curated lunch and dinner set menus. The sumptuous meal of redefined contemporary Asian cuisine includes a Maine Lobster glazed with salted egg yolk butter and Black Market Rib Eye, among other mouth-watering dishes. Available starting from 16 to 30 September, the exclusive lunch set starts at SGD78, while the dinner set starts at SGD198.
Follow the thrill
Of course, your F1 weekend isn’t complete without watching the main event. Luckily, the city offers different spots perfect for viewing the adrenaline-pumping race. MO Bar at Mandarin Oriental offers a breathtaking view of the Grand Prix happening along Marina Bay, and screens where you can catch the race up-close. Enjoy all this along with a specially curated menu, and two hours of free-flowing drinks on 20 to 22 September for SGD250 per person.
View of the Grand Prix from Bar Rouge
If you’re into a more high-energy atmosphere, Asia’s highest dusk-to-dawn nightclub in Swissôtel The Stamford, Bar Rouge offers an exhilarating experience from 19 to 22 September. Aside from catching a panoramic view of the track and live screening of the race, you can continue the revelry all night long with their Race The Night, a party presenting a star-studded lineup of international and local acts. Tickets start at SGD25, complimentary of one drink.
Mr Stork at dusk.
You can also enjoy the gripping fast-paced action from Mr Stork’s 360-degree viewpoints. This race weekend, the rooftop bar of Andaz Singapore will be decked-out in carnival-style décor. Enjoy spinning live tunes and uniquely crafted cocktails. Entry starts at SGD35, but for a more exclusive experience, you can opt to book a tepee or table package starting at SGD150 per person.
Enjoy the night
Don’t let the excitement stop when the race ends. Continue having fun and join in the festivities happening all over the city. First off, there’s CÉ LA VI’s Club Lounge hosting festivities as early as this Wednesday, 18 September. If you can’t be there every night, be sure to at least drop by on 22 September as their Club Lounge is transformed with Soularium. Chill out with the infectious beats of their bohemian day-to-night party. As the grand prix closes, enjoy a techy groove courtesy of DJs like Mr. White, Alex Kennon, and Fall Reis. Catch their tickets starting at SGD38 here.
The Podium Lounge
Aside from that, there’s The Podium Lounge to be held at the Grand Ballroom of Ritz-Calton, Millenia Singapore. Perhaps the biggest trackside celebration of the Formula One season, The Podium Lounge returns this 20 to 22 September. Hosted by ex-Formula One driver Alex Yoong and E! News Asia’s Yvette King, The Podium Lounge features star-studded guests like Formula One teams and other international celebrities. Join in the most epic after-party and grab the tickets here.
Can’t get enough of the F1 weekend rush? Go on a Grand Prix tour! Travel agency EU Holidays offers a range of travel packages that Formula One fans will enjoy. When the Singapore leg of the race ends, embark on a journey around the globe following the dates of the Formula One World Championship. Continue the high-octane fun onto the Russian Grand Prix, up until the end of the championship in Abu Dhabi.
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