Are you ready to join in the celebration of Singapore’s 58th birthday? Countdown to the much-anticipated NDP 2023, 9 August 2023, with these fun and interactive offerings!

RSAF Island Flypast Routes on 9 August 2023!

National Day RSAF island flypast routes 2023Image credit

Fly Our Flag:

Spot our State Flag being carried by our Chinook Helicopter and escorted by a pair of Apache helicopters, making their way through the heartlands via two routes (Eastern & Western) from 5.30pm to 6.30pm.

RSAF55 Island Flypast

Commemorating RSAF55, an RSAF55 Island Flypast featuring the A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport with six F-16D+ & three F-15SG fighter aircraft will make their way through the heartlands from 5.40pm – 6.10pm.

Below are the highlights for NDP 2023

NDP @ Heartlands

Take part in community activities at five heartland locations across Singapore: Bedok Stadium, Jurong West Stadium, Toa Payoh Stadium, Woodlands Stadium (5 and 6 Aug) and Our Tampines Hub (6 Aug). You can also catch the NDP fireworks display at all five sites on 9 Aug, and catch the island flypast across Singapore.

For more information, visit NDP @ Heartlands 2023.

Below are some fun activities that you can do to join in on the National Day festivities, which includes:

  • State Flag flypast through the Heartlands
  • RSAF55 Island Flypast through the Heartlands
  • The Red Lions will perform exciting freefall jumps at The Padang
  • The Parade and Ceremony segment
  • State Flag Flypast and Salute to the Nation
  • Presidential 21 Gun Salute
  • RSAF Enhanced Aerial Display at The Padang
  • Dazzling simultaneous fireworks displays at The Padang and in the Heartlands

Like to find out more what to expect for the NDP 2023? Visit National Day Parade 2023 for more information.

singapore flag national day flypast

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Other things to do on National Day 2023

1. NDP Celebrations at Marina Barrage 2023

ndp at marina barrage

The Sustainable Singapore Gallery and Marina Barrage invite you to celebrate National Day @ Marina Barrage. Join us for a variety of exciting activities such as the living screening of the National Day Parade, a Green Bazaar, and the Eco Jalan adventure trail.

📅 9 Aug 2023
⏰ 12pm – 6pm
📍 Marina Barrage

For more information, visit NDP Celebrations at Marina Barrage 2023.


2. Celebrate Fashion and Culture at the ACM’s National Day Open House!

National Day Open House ACM

Catch the NDP fireworks and redeem your own barbie as you transform it with extraordinary AGN-inspired paper outfits. For National Day only, receive signature Barbie dolls and special Barbie accessories from Mattel* and complete your experience with an ice cream giveaway, lucky draw for AGN merchandise, and much more.

📅 Wednesday, 9 Aug 2023
⏰ 1pm to 6.30pm
📍 Asian Civilisations Museum
🏷 Free entry to Andrew Gn: Fashioning Singapore and the World special exhibition for Singaporeans and PRs, discounted $10 entry for tourists and foreign residents

For more information, visit Celebrate National Day at ACM.


3. National Day Celebrations at the National Museum Singapore

National Day Celebrations at National Museum SingaporeNational Day Celebrations at NMS (Image courtesy of NMS)

Celebrate our nation’s 58th birthday with family and friends and participate in the myriad of activities featuring Singapore’s icons, local talents and special exhibitions at the museum. Look out for an exciting performance, drop-in activities, storytelling sessions and scavenger hunt. End the day with a “picnic-under-the-stars” and catch the live outdoor screening of the National Day Parade at the museum’s front lawn.

📅 9 Aug 2023
⏰ 10am – 8.30pm
📍 National Museum of Singapore

For more information, visit National Day Celebrations 2023 at the National Museum Singapore.


4. Singapore Sports Hub Majulah Fiesta Finale

Singapore Sports Hub National Day Celebration

It will be a full day of activities and entertainment as we celebrate the nation’s 58th birthday together. There will be a live screening of the National Day Parade (NDP), display of the National Flag on the National Stadium roof and awesome fireworks. There is no better way to spend this jubilant occasion than with your loved ones here at the Singapore Sports Hub!

📅 9 Aug 2023
📍 Singapore Sports Hub

For more information, visit Majulah Fiesta Finale.


5. National Day at Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES

SingNation! Largest National Day Outdoor Choir

Highlights happening at Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES:

  • Live screening of the National Day Parade on 9 August, at Capitol Singapore
  • A series of exclusive dining deals from restaurants including Hopscotch and Nalan Restaurant at Capitol Singapore, as well as The Winery Tapas Bar, Harry’s and Prive at CHIJMES
    ○ Hopscotch @ Capitol Singapore will be serving its specialty Lion City Tiki cocktail at only $18 (U.P. $24)
  • Indulge in childhood nostalgia with a life-sized game of Snakes & Ladders at CHIJMES

📅 9 Aug 2023
📍 Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES

For more information, visit National Day at Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES.


6. Celebrate SG58 at Malls of Frasers Property

Malls of Frasers Property National Day

Include the malls in your celebration plans! Receive an SG58 freebie from the Mama Shop at the main atriums of Causeway Point and Tampines 1 when you dress up in the colours of our national flag! Over at Century Square and Changi City Point, catch the characters of old Singapore in action to receive an SG58 freebie too!

Join the Tanjong Pagar-Tiong Bahru National Day Observance Ceremony and Carnival happening at Tiong Bahru Plaza’s outdoor space starting from 8.30 am. Let’s show our Singapore spirit and come together to recite our National Pledge, sing our National Anthem, and take part in exciting carnival games!

📅 9 Aug 2023

For more information, visit Celebrate SG58 at Malls of Frasers Property.


7. 58th National Day 2023 Celebrations at Our Tampines Hub (OTH)

National Day Celebrations Our Tampines Hub 2023

Come dressed in your RED and WHITE outfit, head down to Town Square to catch our star-studded ONWARD TAMPINES LIVE CONCERT by Dick Lee, Aisyah Aziz, Shabir and Mei Gui that promises you well-loved Singaporean songs which are close to your hearts. Affectionately known as ‘Singapore Boy’, the Funnyman Hossan Leong will be hosting the show.

📅 9 Aug 2023
⏰ 4.30pm to 8.30pm
📍 Our Tampines Hub

For more information, visit 58th National Day 2023 Celebrations at Our Tampines Hub (OTH).


8. National Day Light-Up 2023

National Museum Singapore National Day Light-upNMS National Day Light-up (Image courtesy of NMS)

Happy National Day, Singapore 🇸🇬! Join us as we celebrate our nation’s 58th birthday with the illumination of six historical and culturally significant landmarks around the Bras Basah.Bugis precinct, and watch them light up in the National Flag colours of red and white.

📅 1 to 26 Aug 2023
*National Museum of Singapore light-up: Until 9 August 2023
⏰ 7.30pm – 12am daily
📍 Various arts and cultural landmarks in the Bras Basah.Bugis precinct

For more information, visit National Day Light-Up 2023.


9. Orchid Extravaganza: Orchids of the East Tropics

Orchid Extravaganza 2023

This year’s Orchid Extravaganza, presented in partnership with the embassies of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, uncovers the allure of orchids in the east tropics that have captivated early botanical explorers and plant hunters. Each country is represented by orchids cultivated from species native to their land, as well as a recreation of their traditional house, cultural handicrafts and artefacts.

📅 28 Jul to 17 Sep 2023
⏰ 9am to 9pm
📍 Flower Dome

You can get tickets via Klook.

For more information, visit Orchid Extravaganza: Orchids of the East Tropics.


10. Singapore Really Really Free Market (SRRFM)

singapore really really free market

Everything is free! Come share your stuff (books, CDs, toys, food, etc) or skills (tarot card reading, hair cutting, poetry writing, singing, etc) by giving them to others who need them! Come join us for the upcoming Singapore Really Really Free Market at the Sustainability Gallery at Marina Barrage which is on the ground floor. Looking forward to seeing you!

📅 9 Aug 2023
⏱ 2pm – 6pm
📍 Marina Barrage
🏷 Free. Everyone is welcome!

For more information, visit Singapore Really Really Free Market (SRRFM).


11. Celebrate National Day at Marina Square

Marina Square National Day

Marina Square, the iconic shopping destination in Singapore, is excited to celebrate this year’s National Day by transporting its mall visitors back in time to experience the nostalgia of old-school Singapore. Expect a celebration filled with engaging activities, delightful treats, and chances to win prizes.

📅 21 Jul to 13 Aug 2023
📍 Marina Foyer Atrium, Marina Square

For more information, visit National Day at Marina Square.


12. Uncover Hidden Heritage with My Community Festival 2023

My Community Festival 2023

This year’s festival reprises popular immersive tours showcasing Singapore’s living community heritage, such as old-school market vendors and the stories beyond the wares they trade in. There will be a bumper crop of over 100 events spread across eight programme series, with activities ranging from a duration of 1.5 to 11.5 hours, making it the biggest My Community Festival yet. Every activity is interactive and intimate, and festival-goers can get up close and personal with hawkers, shopkeepers, fishmongers and ordinary residents.

📅 4 to 20 Aug 2023

For more information, visit My Community Festival 2023.


13. DBS/POSB 5 Million Hawker Meals subsidy on National Day

DBS/POSB will be availing its crowd-favourite 5 Million Hawker Meals subsidy this National Day, in celebration of Singapore’s 58th birthday. On 9 August, Singaporeans and residents can enjoy a cashback of up to SGD 3 when they are among the first 100,000 diners to use DBS PayLah! to pay for a meal at any SGQR-enabled hawker stalls. This National Day special is in addition to the hawker meal cashback that diners currently enjoy every Friday.

📅 9 Aug 2023


14. National Day Activities at Science Centre Singapore 2023

Celebrate National Day at the Centre! Make your very own artwork using a Light Catcher to harness natural light or draw your favourite National Day memory. See you there!

📅 4 to 10 Aug 2023
⏰ 10.30am – 12.30pm, 2.30pm – 4.30pm
📍 SFAD and Tinkering Studio
🏷 Complimentary with Science Centre admission

For more information, visit National Day Activities at Science Centre Singapore 2023.


Note: All details are correct as of the time of publishing. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, no guarantee is given nor responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in the compilation. Readers are advised to check with the respective event organisers for the most updated schedules, venues and details.

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