Do you have a birthday coming up and are just not quite sure how to celebrate? There’s a wealth of fantastic things to do on your birthday in Singapore.
Whether you prefer something intimate with your partner, a group gathering with all your best friends, or something low-key and relaxed, below we’re going to discuss all our favourite ideas so your birthday celebrations kick off with a bang this year.
Things to do on birthdays in Singapore
Sentosa Island is one of the most exciting places to see in Singapore: a resort island with a huge selection of activities to enjoy. You can spend a day at Sentosa Island, relaxing on the beach, visiting the iconic Universal Studios Singapore, or enjoying a variety of adventure activities like zip lining at Mega Adventure Park! This is a great choice for a day out with friends and provides endless activities for everyone to enjoy. Be it thrill seekers, relaxation chasers, or ride-junkies.
Another great thing to do on your birthday in Singapore is to treat yourself to a luxurious afternoon tea at one of Singapore's high-end hotels or tea rooms. Raffles Hotel has the beautiful Tiffin Room, or at The Fullerton Bay Hotel, ‘The Landing Point’ both of which offer exceptional afternoon tea choices. Ideal for getting some of your closest friends together and having some delightful food and a catch-up together.
Singapore River Cruise
For a slightly more unique birthday experience, why not take a scenic cruise along the Singapore River, admiring the city's skyline and historical landmarks? The Singapore River is gorgeous and a true sight to behold when in the perfect company. This can be a great thing to do with close friends, or with a partner for a little added romance. And if you’d prefer to make a real event of it, some cruises even offer dinner options to make the most of the trip.
Gardens by the Bay
Another one of Singapore’s most spectacular things to do on your birthday, the Gardens By the Bay are truly stunning. Visiting Gardens by the Bay is a true sight to behold, especially in the evening, when you can witness the magical Supertree Grove light show.
In the day, why not hop on a bike and enjoy a bike ride across the waterfront promenade for a relaxed and casual outing to kick off your birthday celebrations.
Another fantastic thing to do on your birthday in Singapore is pamper yourself with a spa day at one of Singapore's top spa and wellness centres. Here you can indulge in relaxing massages, rejuvenating facials, and a selection of other treatments to help you relax on your birthday. Bring a friend along with you, or perhaps even your partner.
Another exciting birthday activity in Singapore is exploring Singapore's vibrant food scene. From local street food vendors to the restaurants along the Singapore River, Singapore is certainly rich in choice. One of the best choices is Burger & Lobster, a delicious option if you love fresh seafood and juicy burgers.
Art and Culture
What better way to spend a birthday than visiting Singapore’s National Gallery? The National Gallery is a fantastic place to amble around at your own pace. The National Gallery has a huge wealth of portraits and is a great location to explore on a low-key, relaxed birthday day out. The ArtScience Museum is another great cultural hub in Singapore. Here you can take a guided tour of the museum. Or perhaps, explore the vibrant street art in neighbourhoods like Tiong Bahru, admiring the colourful shophouses.
Experience the world's first nocturnal wildlife park, the Night Safari. It's a unique way to celebrate your birthday and a truly spectacular treat when in Singapore. The park is home to over 900 animals from over 100 species, including lions, tigers, leopards, elephants, rhinos, and giraffes. The area is divided into seven different zones, each representing a different geographical region and visitors can explore the zones on foot or by tram for a unique and exciting thing to do on your birthday in Singapore.
If you're an adrenaline junkie and love to experience a thrill, activities like indoor skydiving at iFly Singapore, wakeboarding at Bedok Reservoir, or bungee jumping at AJ Hackett Sentosa are a great way to spend your birthday. Get a group together or go alone and dive into the next year of your life with some adrenaline-fuelled fun.
If you prefer the solace of the outdoors, why not spend your birthday in nature at the Singapore Botanic Gardens or Bukit Timah Nature Reserve? Stroll around at your leisure, pack a picnic lunch or stop for a bite to eat after you’re done exploring. However you choose to spend the day, it will certainly be a fun one at one of Singapore’s gorgeous nature reserves.
Another fantastic thing to do in Singapore on your birthday: sing your heart out with friends at a karaoke lounge! There are many karaoke bars and KTV rooms across Singapore, perfect for having some food and drinks with friends or family and then kicking off some serious duets.
Another year older, it might be time to learn how to cook a new cuisine. Grab a good friend or go it alone and indulge in a local cooking class to learn a new dish or perhaps get to grips with an entirely new cuisine type with a cooking class.
Birthday dinner sorted
And of course, one of the best ways to celebrate a birthday: a meal out with your closest friends! Burger & Lobster is a fantastic choice for brunch, lunch or a dinner out for your birthday. Share some appetisers, toast a few cocktails and tuck into the delicious menus at nearby Burger & Lobster.
Burger & Lobster are famous for two things, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the menu goes unsung. To start off your Burger & Lobster birthday celebration, kick things off with a tasty birthday cocktail. The Burger & Lobster menu includes a selection of signature choices, such as fruity Lychee in the City, Where’s My Culture, and the tasty Garden City. However, if cocktails aren’t your thing, try the in-house wine and beer selection and toast to another year of you!
Once everyone has arrived and the festivities are in full swing, tuck into some of the delicious appetisers. Menu favourites include crispy Fried Calamari, fresh Pan-Fried King Prawns, the tasty Lobster Rosti, and a wonderfully cheesy Lobster Mac and cheese, or a balanced Lobster Salad. Then for mains, the Burger & Lobster includes some iconic choices, such as the ‘The Originals’: The Mayfair burger, Classic Whole Lobster, and the iconic Lobster Roll, all served with crispy fries and a refreshing salad.
For when you simply cannot decide, tuck into ‘The Combos’ and never have to decide between just a burger or just lobster. It’s your birthday: have it all. However, if you are craving just the burger, the Texan Waffle Chicken, the iconic Beast Burger, the Avocado Burger, and the Smoked BBQ Burger are certainly worthwhile and will make your mouth water on arrival. Add some sumptuous sides to your meal, such as the Salted Egg Fries, Garlic Spinach, Truffle Fries, Sautéed Mushrooms, House Salad and famous B&L Fries, and order yourself another birthday drink!