Top 5 Events in Singapore to Wrap Up 2017

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2017 has been a remarkable year for Singapore, hosting a plethora of world-class events such as the Britney Spears concert, Ultra Singapore, the World Gourmet Summit, and the Grand Prix Singapore. As the year draws to a close, let's explore some must-attend events to end 2017 on a high note in Singapore!

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Pinot Palooza Singapore (25th November 2017)

If you have a passion for music and red wine,Top 5 Events in Singapore to Wrap Up 2017 Articles Pinot Palooza Singapore at The Annexe Studio is the event for you this November. Originating from Australia and making its Asian debut in Singapore, this festival combines excellent wine with great music. Attendees can sample over 100 varieties of red wines from 25 wineries. Each ticket, priced at SGD60, includes a Plumm RedB glass made from premium European crystals. Enjoy a day filled with diverse musical genres and exquisite wines.

Whisky Live Singapore 2017 - Appreciation is Art (25th – 26th November 2017)

Whisky enthusiasts, rejoice! Whisky Live Singapore returns for its eighth edition at TheatreWorks. This year, the event not only offers tastings of over 100 whisky expressions but also features an art gallery showcasing the finest in whisky and spirits art, along with a food and cocktail street. Attendees can participate in masterclasses with brand ambassadors and industry experts. Notably, the Nikka Coffey Gin and Vodka and Old Pulteney 25 YO will make their first Asian and worldwide appearances. Single-day passes are available for SGD99, including unlimited tasting hall access, a complimentary cocktail, a food voucher, and discounts at the pop-up store. VIP passes offer early access and exclusive tastings of rare whiskies and spirits.

Christmas @ Orchard Road (December 2017)

For a festive experience, head to Orchard Road in December. The entire street is adorned with lights, oversized Christmas trees, and ornaments, creating a magical atmosphere for shoppers and visitors. Known as Singapore's premier shopping destination, Orchard Road becomes even more enchanting during the holiday season. After a day of shopping, take a stroll along the illuminated pavements and enjoy the seasonal buskers' joyful tunes.

ZoukOut Singapore 2017 (8th – 9th December 2017)

ZoukOut, Asia's largest and longest-running dusk-to-dawn festival, returns for its 17th edition at Siloso Beach, Singapore. Expecting over 45,000 attendees, this year's lineup includes performances by R3hab, Flume, Axwell, and Ingrosso, among other celebrity DJs. Note that selfie sticks and videography are prohibited, but capturing a few Instagram-worthy moments is encouraged.

Marina Bay Singapore Countdown (31st December 2017)

Rated as one of the best New Year's Eve countdown spots globally, the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2018 is the ultimate event to welcome the new year. The celebration features a countdown concert with artists like Alicia Keys and Hoobastank, an outdoor inflatable playground, a bazaar, and a spectacular display of fireworks, flames, and laser lights. Whether you're joining the energetic crowd on the streets or celebrating with loved ones at the Fullerton Suite, the captivating view and infectious vibe promise a memorable start to the new year. Stay tuned to the Marina Bay Countdown website for more details.

Interesting Stats

  • Tourism Impact: In 2017, Singapore welcomed 17.4 million international visitors, a 6.2% increase from the previous year (Source: Singapore Tourism Board).
  • Economic Contribution: The tourism sector contributed SGD 26.8 billion to Singapore's economy in 2017, accounting for 4% of the GDP (Source: Singapore Department of Statistics).
  • Event Attendance: ZoukOut 2017 attracted over 45,000 attendees, making it one of the largest music festivals in Asia (Source: ZoukOut Official Website).

With these exciting events, Singapore offers a vibrant and diverse end to 2017, ensuring unforgettable experiences for all.