What is the Gardens by the Bay & Mediacorp National Day Concert?
Held over the National Day weekend from 4pm on 10 and 11 August 2019 at The Meadow at Gardens by the Bay, this two-day concert series is an opportunity for all Singaporeans to come together to celebrate our nation’s birthday with high-performances by the best of Singapore.
How much is admission to the Gardens by the Bay & Mediacorp National Day Concert?
It’s FREE, so mark your calendars and make it a fun outing out with all your pals and the entire family!
Who will be performing at the Gardens by the Bay & Mediacorp National Day Concert?
The two-day concert will be hosted by Mediacorp DJs Jean Danker, Kun Hua, Farhana and Eswari, and will be headlined by Dick Lee, Kit Chan and Jasmine Sokko, alongside acts such as Rahimah Rahim, Gen Neo, Kumar, Aisyah Aziz and many more.
The line-up has been lovingly curated to cater to all Singaporeans. Enjoy LIVE performances from SPOP Sing! 2018 winner Jarrell Ng and runner-up Daryl-Ann, as well as Y.E.S. 93.3FM DJ Mei Gui, the cast of Fried Rice Paradise – The Drama Series and classical music recitals from the winners of Symphony 92.4’s Young Talents Project 2019.
What other activities can I look forward to at the Gardens by the Bay & Mediacorp National Day Concert?
Starting from 4pm on 10 and 11 August 2019, come by and participate in family fun activities. Catch a special screening of Fried Rice Paradise – The Drama Series, and watch your favourite radio DJs from Class 95, 987 and Gold 90.5 go LIVE on-air from the mobile studio at The Meadow and expect exciting merchandise to be won in games and activities conducted by DJs from YES 933, Love 972, Ria 897, Oli 968, CNA 938, Warna 942 and Capital 958.
Plus, get to meet SPOP Sing! 2018 alumni and the cast of hit Mediacorp shows like Fried Rice Paradise – The Drama Series and KIN, as well as the finalists of Star Search 2019, who will be there to lend star power to the festivities. Download the Toggle or MeRadio app and be the first 1,000 to enjoy complimentary ice-cream to cool down while you utilise the free charging stations to juice up your mobile devices when you hang out at the “Charge Up” area.
Other activities to look out for include face-painting, balloon sculpting and sand-art workshops and SAFRA’s gigantic 20-metre-long inflatable challenge, which will be a delight for all kids. Refuel and recharge by buying food and drinks from the food trucks stationed around The Meadow at Gardens by the Bay.
Can we bring our own food?
Yes! Transform the occasion into a boisterous picnic for the entire family by packing your own food and beverages. You are also invited to check out the delicious items for sale at the food trucks and stalls stationed at The Meadow at Gardens by the Bay.
Will there be seats?
This is a free-standing event, but some seats will be provided for those who need them most. You are free to sit or stand at your own designated corner to enjoy the performances, so head down early to stake out a spot for yourself!
Mats are welcome! Huge chairs and inflatable seats would block your neighbours’ view and we would not really want that.
Will there be bag checks for the event?
Please note that you will NOT be allowed to bring in:
The organisers reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone who does not comply with the above.
Is there any maximum capacity for safety?
Entry may be denied if the security personnel deems the crowd to have reached maximum capacity.
Is this an all ages event? Is it accessible to the elderly, families with strollers, or people in wheelchair?
Yes, this event is open to all! Priority lane access is also available for the elderly and those with disabilities, so please approach our ushers for assistance.
However, please note that The Meadow has uneven grass surfaces, and people with mobility issues may find it hard to navigate the grounds.
Will re-entry be allowed?
Yes, re-entry is allowed. However, you would need to join the queue again, and be subject to security bag checks for re-admission.
Will there be first aid or security at the event?
We take the safety and security of everyone seriously, and will be undertaking all appropriate measures to ensure this. Throughout the event, armed police officers will be on patrol.
Those who require medical assistance can approach any of the roving medics or the red first-aid tent. An ambulance is also on standby at the event for emergency cases.
Should anyone feel unwell or spot any suspicious activity, please alert the working crew on-site.
Can I smoke inside the event grounds?
The Gardens is smoke-free.
Are there toilets and diaper changing facilities at the event?
Yes there are public toilets, including handicapped toilets, as well as diaper-changing facilities in the vicinity of The Meadow and around Gardens by the Bay.
Will there be Lost & Found booth at the event?
Yes. A Lost & Found counter will be co-located with the First Aid Booth. Please return any lost items to the Lost & Found counter. Please take note not to hand over any found items to staff or guards.
Can I bring pets to the event?
We would advise against bringing your pet along for this event because we are expecting a huge crowd and your pet might get stressed. In the event you have to bring your pets, please keep them leashed at all times, clean up after your pet and dispose of all waste in a hygienic manner.
What if it rains when the show is on?
The organiser will be monitoring conditions according to the National Environment Agency’s weather advisories. Activities will continue in the event of light rain. Should there be heavy rain with thunder and lighting, all activities will be halted until further notice.
If the weather looks treacherous before the start of the event, will the show be cancelled?
If there is threat of inclement weather, please check our social media platforms and website for latest update, before you head down to Gardens by the Bay.
I heard there are some special giveaways at this event. Which ones am I eligible for?
Please click on our Event Fringe tab for more details!
How do I get to the venue and where is the nearest parking?
Please click here for details on how to get to the venue and the nearest parking facilities and rates.