The Spectra Light Show at
- Schedule enough time to secure a prime viewing spot before the show starts
- Explore nearby attractions and dining options for a complete
Marina Bay Sandsexperience
- Keep additional information and recommendations in mind for a memorable visit
Overview of the Spectra Light Show
If you’re visiting Singapore, you should attend the Spectra Light Show. This dazzling display of lasers, lights, and fountain jets will mesmerize you. Set against the iconic
As you watch the light water show, you’ll be amazed by the intricate choreography of the fountain jets, which shoot water up to 50 meters into the air. The laser elements add vibrant colors and dynamic energy to the performance. At the same time, the mist effects create an ethereal atmosphere that surrounds you.
Casually stroll along the Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade, and you’ll be treated to fantastic views of the Spectra Light Show. The show is free, meaning you can catch it as many times as you want without spending a dime.
Remember to keep an eye out for the fantastic soundtrack that accompanies the show. The original music, composed by local artists, adds another layer of depth to this immersive experience. While you’re enjoying the show, feel the pulsating rhythm of the music as it synchronizes perfectly with the movements of the lights, lasers, and fountain jets.
Schedule of the Show
Spectra Light Show happens every night, with different schedules for weekdays and weekends. There are two show times from Sunday to Thursday: 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. This gives you a couple of opportunities to catch the dazzling display. But if you’re visiting on a Friday or Saturday, you’ll get one extra chance to watch the show at 10 p.m. and the regular 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. show times.
To enjoy the mesmerizing visuals, we’d recommend finding a spot at the Event Plaza by the waterfront in front of The Shoppes. This location offers the best view for the Spectra Light Show, and bleachers are available for you to sit and enjoy the show. There are other spots to enjoy the Marina Bay light show.
Best Place to Watch the Show
Event Plaza at
Marina Bay Sands
The Event Plaza at
- Close proximity to the show
- 3D effects and music are easily appreciated
- It can get very crowded
Sands Skypark, perched atop the iconic
- Elevated view of the show
- Panoramic sight of the entire bay and skyline
- Exclusive and luxurious experience
- Entry fee applicable
- You might need to book in advance during peak times
- Weather-dependent experience
The Infinity Pool at
- Luxurious and relaxing environment
- Stunning reflections of the light show on the pool
- Uninterrupted views from an elevated position
- Accessible only to hotel guests
- It can become crowded, especially during the light show
- Limited seating available
Taking a River Cruise offers a unique and immersive way to enjoy the Spectra Light Show. As you gently sail along the Singapore River, you’ll be treated to splendid views of the light show, reflecting beautifully on the water’s surface, providing a magical experience.
- Enjoy the show from the tranquility of the water
- Reflections on the water enhance the visual experience
- A romantic and leisurely way to enjoy the show
- Tickets may be subject to availability and need to be booked in advance
- Views might be slightly obstructed depending on your position on the boat
- Dependent on weather conditions
Merlion Park is another excellent place to watch the show. Located across the bay, it offers a unique vantage point, allowing you to see the entire show from a distance.
- Panoramic view of the show
- It is less crowded than the Event Plaza
- Some effects might not be as clearly visible
Marina Bay Sands Boardwalk
The Marina Bay Sands Boardwalk provides a scenic backdrop for the Spectra Light Show. The boardwalk offers an unobstructed waterfront view, making it an excellent spot to catch the show.
- Unobstructed waterfront view
- Scenic backdrop
- It can get crowded during peak times
Esplanade Bridge or Jubilee Bridge
The Esplanade Bridge and Jubilee Bridge are a short distance from the show but still give an excellent view of the entire performance. You can watch from either bridge, depending on your preference.
- Good view of the entire show
- Unique perspective compared to other locations
- Effects might not be as clearly visible
Restaurants/Bars around Marina Bay
For a more relaxed experience, you can watch the Spectra Light Show from one of the numerous restaurants and bars surrounding Marina Bay. Find a spot with outdoor seating, order your favorite drink, and enjoy the show.
- Comfortable seating
- Enjoy food and drinks while watching the show
- Not all establishments offer a perfect view
- You might need to book in advance to secure a good seat
Marina Bay Sands
The MRT is one of the most convenient ways to reach
If you prefer to take the bus, several options are available. Bus services 97, 106, 133, 502, and 518 ply routes that stop directly at
Taxis or ride-hailing services like Grab offer a more comfortable and direct journey. Just set your destination to
As you plan your visit, remember that the Spectra light show is best experienced from the Event Plaza at
Conveniently located in Marina Bay, giving you easy access to local attractions and sights. Check out the famous Gardens By The Bay when you stay at this hotel. This high-quality property has been rated with 5 stars and offers guests access to massage services, an on-site restaurant, and a hot tub.
Facilities & Attractions Around
Marina Bay Sands
Before or after the show, you can explore the shops and eateries at The Shoppes at
Just a short walk from
For an unforgettable end to your evening at
Overall, whether you’re planning a family outing or a romantic night out, the area surrounding