Where to watch sport in Singapore

A calendar packed with world-class sporting events, plus everything from Aussie rules or Premier League football to watch in Singapore’s lively bars, this sports-mad city has something for every fan…

When the Singapore Festival of Fun, Singapore River Festival and the Grand Prix come to town, McGettigan’s is the place to be. Expect revelry and fun that spills out onto Clarke Quay, plus screenings of all the key sporting events, including rugby, UFC and Premier League football, Scottish League, cricket, horse racing and much more.

Brewerkz quirky microbreweries are dotted around the city and have a cracking array of home-made and international craft beers. Sports fans can enjoy everything from La Liga football matches, Premier League games, MotoGP, Formula 1, PGA golf and even the London Marathon here. Better still, if you’re in town and your sporting event of choice isn’t on the Brewerkz schedule, just ask the team and they’ll aim to put it on the TV nearest you.

A Singapore institution – English patrons flock to The Penny Black for major sporting events, including boxing, football, Aussie rules, rugby, mixed martial arts and cricket. This traditional pub set in a pre-war shophouse has a great atmosphere, solid pub grub and loyal fans.

Far from your usual sports dive bar, Dallas Bar serves up high-end ribs, steaks and lobster for its sports fans in three venues across the city. Book a table at one of the contemporary bistro bars for great food and screenings of major sports events including the Melbourne Cup and rugby championship games.

Head down to Hero’s on Circular Road for live music and a shedload of sporting fun. You’ll often find local dragon boaters and rugby players having a drink here; the party vibe keeps going till the wee small hours thanks to the resident seven-piece band, which plays six nights a week.

Bid on your pint in the beer stock exchange as you watch the football, rugby and other sporting events at Beer Market. Patrons can order their favourite tipples as prices rise and fall in real time – just be sure to bid low and grab a bargain!

For stadium sports, the Singapore Sports Hub in Kellang has a whopping 25 hectares of sports and entertainment space, including an all-weather 55,000-capacity national stadium, 12,000-capacity indoor stadium, a 6,000-capacity aquatic centre and a watersports centre for kayaking and canoeing. From awesome concerts to epic rugby and football matches, the national stadium is a beacon for Singapore’s thriving entertainment scene, attracting the biggest names from around the world. The Singapore Sevens Tournament is held at the National Stadium every year and is a thrill-a-minute, fun-loving rugby day out for all.

The Singapore Turf Club hosts the top-flight horse racing events. Swap steeds for wheels at the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix night race: an unmissable roaring spectacle that takes place right in the heart of the city. The Singapore Grand Prix heralds some of the biggest parties of the year, with electric nightlife, after parties and viewing parties at the city’s top clubs and hotels including Amber Lounge, 1-Altitude, and 1919 Waterboat House.

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