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21 Top Ideas for a Birthday Celebration in Singapore in 2023

Looking for the best ideas for a birthday celebration in Singapore? Look no further! We share the top ways to celebrate, from unique dining experiences to fun activities.

Flatlay of party table with plates, confetti and party hats.

Planning a birthday celebration while visiting Singapore? We’ve got you! 

Singapore offers an impressive array of unique and exciting venues that are sure to make your special day unforgettable. 

This bustling metropolis is brimming with island-wide options suitable for every age and preference, whether it is a lavish party, a family-oriented gathering, or a laid-back get-together with friends.

Here, we explore some of the best spots for birthday celebrations in Singapore. Be it overlooking the glittering city skyline with a cocktail in hand, or enjoying a picnic in an intimate beach setting, these locations offer a diverse selection that cater to all your birthday celebration needs. 

So get ready and let’s make some birthday magic happen in the Lion City!

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Adult Birthday Celebrations

You’re never too old to celebrate your birthday! Here’s our pick of what to do for adults celebrating turning a year older. 

Party at a Beach Club

Singapore is known as a modern bustling city but it also has some fun beach vibes going on. Head over to Sentosa to find a good choice of beachfront bars that are the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion. 

Tanjong Beach Club Sentosa.

With the sun, sand, and sea as your backdrop, you can enjoy a fantastic time with friends while sipping on refreshing cocktails and grooving to the latest tunes. 

Our favourite beach bars include Tanjong Beach Club, Rumours and the new +Twelve at the Palawan @Sentosa. Also check out FOC Sentosa for beachside dining in a similar beach club setting. 

Dine with a View

With its incredible architecture and abundance of skyscrapers, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to a birthday venue with a view in Singapore. 

Ce La Vi restaurant with a view of Singapore.

With breathtaking views of the city’s skyline and Marina Bay, you are guaranteed a memorable birthday dinner. Delicious food and stunning views, what could be better? 

You can read our pick of the best Singapore restaurants with a view perfect for special occasions here. 

Hire a Yacht

Live out your millionaire fantasies by chartering a yacht for your special day. Cruise along the scenic Singapore coastline or head out to explore the Southern Islands. 

Charter yacht at sunset.

You could try your luck at fishing, or just hang out on the deck and work on your tan with a glass of bubbles in hand. 

 Click here to learn more about private yacht charters. 

Host a Private Picnic

There is a huge choice of beautiful parks and gardens in Singapore all perfect for a birthday picnic. Prepare a delicious spread with your favourite treats, bring along some games, and enjoy the outdoors with your friends or family.

Want to make it extra special? Check out  this company that can provide an instagram-worthy set-up at no effort to you. 

Some of our favourite spots for a picnic in Singapore include:

  • Singapore Botanic Gardens
  • Fort Canning Park
  • Gardens by the Bay
  • Jurong Lake Gardens
  • Marina Barrage
  • Sentosa Beaches

Drink Cocktails at a Rooftop Bar

I don’t know about you, but sipping on a cocktail with an incredible view definitely appeals as a great way to celebrate a birthday. 

Southbridge Bar nighttime.

Singapore is blessed with an abundance of stylish rooftop bars perfect for a special occasion. Read our pick of the best rooftop bars in Singapore here. 

Afternoon Tea at Raffles Hotel

Experiencing the elegance and tradition of afternoon tea at the iconic Raffles Hotel is definitely birthday-worthy. 

Raffles High Tea on Verandah.

Indulge in a delightful selection of savoury and sweet treats, accompanied by fine teas and a charming historical setting.

Want to know what to expect? Read our review of Raffles Hotel High Tea here. 

Join a Sunset Dinner Cruise

Watch the sun set over Singapore’s skyline as you embark on a leisurely dinner cruise aboard Asia’s only luxury tall ship, the Royal Albatross. 

Tall ship the Royal Albatross at sea with the Singapore skyline in the background.

Enjoy a sumptuous buffet or a gourmet set menu as you take in the views and celebrate your special day.

Click here to book tickets for the Royal Albatross dinner cruise.

Beer Tasting at Level 33

For beer enthusiasts, celebrate at Level 33, known for being the world’s highest urban microbrewery and its amazing views. 

Beers and food at Level 33 with view of Marina Bay in the background.

Order a tasting paddle of craft beers and immerse yourself in the world of brewing while taking in the stunning Marina Bay.

Go for Karaoke

Love the sound of your own voice? Why not sing your heart out with a karaoke session? 

Invite your friends and choose from a wide selection of songs in various languages. It’s guaranteed to be a lively and entertaining way to celebrate your birthday.

Our favourite Karaoke joints in Singapore include:

Relax at the Spa

Treat yourself to a day of relaxation and indulgence at a luxurious spa. You deserve it! 

Woman having a massage at the Sofitel Spa.

Turn back the time as you turn a year older with rejuvenating treatments that will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalised and ready for your year ahead. 

The Sofitel Spa is the perfect option, with its tropical gardens, waterfalls and private pool areas, making it the perfect venue for feeling fully pampered and spoilt.

Go Shopping!

Well, it is your birthday so what better way to celebrate than buying yourself a few new things? Head to Orchard Road to find one of the highest concentrations of shopping malls in the world.

ion Orchard nighttime.

Check out nine-storey ION Orchard for the best designer and high street shopping, or try the Mandarin Gallery for more boutique offerings. 

Indulge in Sunday Brunch

Singapore does Sunday brunch like nowhere else – we’re talking lavish brunch buffets with piles of fresh seafood, expansive cheese platters, indulgent dessert spreads and live cooking stations, all topped off with free-flowing champagne. 

If this sounds like a fun way to spend your birthday then check out our pick of the best places for brunch in Singapore here for some suggestions on where to head. 

Kids Birthday Ideas

If you’re looking to plan a memorable birthday celebration for one of your kids while you are in Singapore, then you are in luck. 

There are so many fun activities and things to do here, that they are guaranteed to have a blast. Here are some of the best places we recommend.

Head to a Water Park

If you’re looking for a splashing good time for your child’s big day, check out one of the fun water parks. There are several water parks in Singapore that offer exhilarating rides guaranteeing hours of fun.

Couple racing down water slide at Adventure Cove Sentosa.

We recommend checking out the following water parks:

Have fun at Universal Studios Singapore

Treat your kids to a day of excitement at Universal Studios Singapore. This world-class theme park features movie-themed thrill rides and attractions that the whole family will love.

Kid riding carousel at Universal Studios singapore.

A great time guaranteed.

Click here to buy discounted tickets for Universal Studios.  

Visit Singapore Zoo

If your child loves animals, look no further than the Singapore Zoo for their birthday celebration. 

Family looking at giraffe at Singapore zoo.

This renowned zoo houses over 2,800 animals representing 300 species and offers a unique and immersive wildlife experience. Get up close with the animals and learn about them through interactive exhibits, making for an unforgettable birthday experience.

Click here to buy discounted Singapore Zoo tickets.

Try out Forest Adventure

Let your kids unleash their inner adventurer at Forest Adventure. This treetop adventure park offers a range of thrilling obstacle courses that will have them swinging, jumping, and climbing. 

Forest Adventure kids on high ropes course.

Parents can join in on the fun too, making it a great fun family activity.

Click here to learn more.

Visit the SEA Aquarium

Give your child an under-the-sea experience like no other at SEA Aquarium. One of the largest aquariums in the world, it houses more than 100,000 marine animals representing 800 species. 

SEA Aquarium Singapore.

Marvel at the stunning underwater habitats and discover fascinating facts about various aquatic creatures while celebrating your child’s birthday.

Click here to buy discounted tickets for the SEA Aquarium.

Go Trampolining

Inject some high-flying fun into your kid’s birthday by taking them trampolining. Several trampoline parks across Singapore cater to children and provide a fun and safe environment for them to bounce, somersault, and play.

Kids trampolining at Bounce Singapore.

We recommend Bounce at Orchard Road was a great option. Click here to learn more. 

Try Zip Lining on the Mega Zip

For an adrenaline-pumping unforgettable experience, head to Mega Adventure Park and let your children experience zip lining across a 450m-long adventure. 

Family on megazip zipline sentosa.

Located at Sentosa Island, this exciting activity offers a breathtaking view of the island’s beautiful landscapes and guarantees a fantastic day of fun for your children and their friends.

Not enough excitement? There’s also MegaClimb, a 36-obstacle treetop ropes course, MegaJump, a parachute simulator and Megabounce, a bungee-assisted trampoline.

Click here to buy tickets

Ride the Luge

Another exciting activity for a fun time on Sentosa Island is the Skyline Luge. A unique outdoor experience, your kids can ride down a 1.2 km-long track, racing their friends and family and enjoying the beautiful scenery. 

Kids riding Sentosa Luge.

It’s a perfect way to let your child feel the thrill of speed and excitement on their special day.

Click here to buy tickets.

Escape an Escape Room

For a birthday celebration that’s both challenging and fun, an escape room is the perfect choice. With a variety of themed rooms designed to test your logic and teamwork, it’s a great way to bond as a family while enjoying an engaging and immersive experience.

We recommend this traditional escape room, or for something a bit different, check out a Virtual Reality Escape Room, where you go through challenges in full 3D.