This year has been a wild ride on all frontiers, so why not bid it good riddance and farewell at these momentous New Year’s Eve parties? Here’s our top pick of places to be and be seen at the stroke of midnight come 2019.
Cé La Vi is collaborating with Dom Pérignon to throw a New Year's Eve bash where all that glitters is gold. The festive theme will be underscored by tunes spun by the club's resident DJs, leading up to the grand finale where futuristic fireworks from Japan that are timed to the music will be shot into the skyline. You'll certainly get prime views.
Asia's highest nightclub takes it to a new level with its New Year's Eve countdown party. Themed "Electric Sky", expect the red-hued club to be redone in space-age silver, with visual installations and performers to transport you to another dimension for the evening. A line-up of resident DJs will command the booths, ushering you into 2019 with high-octane beats to match the panoramic view.
Electric Sky: 2018 New Year’s Eve Countdown Party
Embrace the new year with a throwback to the 80s at retro club Nineteen80's countdown party. Fittingly dubbed "The Final Countdown", partygoers can expect hits from the yesteryears to reign the booths as DJs Ollie'des, YA5TH and Bobos take charge until the wee hours of the morning. You can trust the eponymous Europe song will be played for you to yell your lungs out too.
By now, we ought to know New Year's resolutions are pointless, so why not make peace with yourself by kickstarting 2019 with no regrets? Zouk's countdown rave is where you ought to be if you plan to start the year in that spirit, as the mega-club will play host to a plethora of electronic dance music genres to dance your problems away. To add to the entertainment entourage, there will also be a marching band on-site and quirky talents for you to plague your Instagram Stories with.
NSFW: No Ragrets New Year's Eve
Most New Year's Eve parties basically front as a tsunami for alcohol and music, and that might not be everyone's jam, especially those who tend to feel peckish as they party. If you fall into the latter camp, make Lavo your stop as the countdown party not only features the usual array of free flow booze and quality tunes but a buffet spread with the restaurant's signatures that you can make a pitstop at from time to time. Rest assured, that buffet includes the famed Giant Meatball we all know and love. Just make sure you don't wear white.