Spectra - A Light And Water Show

Spectra - A Light And Water Show

Spectra - A Light And Water Show
4.5
8:00 PM - 8:15 PM, 9:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Monday
8:00 PM - 8:15 PM
9:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Tuesday
8:00 PM - 8:15 PM
9:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Wednesday
8:00 PM - 8:15 PM
9:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Thursday
8:00 PM - 8:15 PM
9:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Friday
8:00 PM - 8:15 PM
9:00 PM - 9:15 PM
10:00 PM - 10:15 PM
Saturday
8:00 PM - 8:15 PM
9:00 PM - 9:15 PM
10:00 PM - 10:15 PM
Sunday
8:00 PM - 8:15 PM
9:00 PM - 9:15 PM
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The area

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Neighborhood: Marina Bay
More of a mini city than a neighborhood in the traditional sense, the iconic Marina Bay aims to dazzle and entertain visitors of all kinds. This is the Singapore found in glossy brochures, featuring a world-class hotel, casino, shops, restaurants, bars, and other attractions all geared towards pure entertainment. The SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands provides a stunning view of the city, a must-see photo opportunity for visitors and locals alike. The ArtScience Museum always has a top-quality exhibition, and Gardens by the Bay is a fascinating manifestation of the government’s vision of Singapore as a “city in a garden”. Enticing Marina Bay is well worth a visit.
How to get there
  • Raffles Place • 10 min walk
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  • CanuckJames
    Nishinomiya, Japan1,737 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good light show but get there early
    This is a free light show at 8 pm and 9 pm (extra show on Friday and Saturday at 10 pm) It is about 15 minutes in length. Get there early to get a good view. Since everyone is on their feet, right at the edge of the promenade, they block the view for everyone in the back. Then people push and shove their way to the front. If you want a good view, get there early. That being said, it was a good show. I am told by the locals that the show has changed significantly since COVID, it is now a better show than before. Can't beat the price.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written July 29, 2023
  • LMCM111
    Perth, Australia686 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great show - and free!
    The Spectra show runs twice an evening and lasts 15 min - sound, light and water all come together in a great show. We watched from riverside outside Marina Bay Sands shops and did not find it too crowded, but good to get their early to get close. Can walk from there to Supertrees light show.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written September 14, 2023
  • Hiru K
    Battaramulla, Sri Lanka208 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful!!
    A beautiful water fountain light show. Best place to view is opposite Shoppers at Marina Bay Sands. Go there a bit early to ensure you have a good place to view. There are 2 shows every night at 8pm and 9pm. Starts on time and lasts about 15 minutes. Take a raincoat if it's a rainy day.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written December 8, 2023
  • MikeJennyQ
    Onalaska, Wisconsin965 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Spectacular
    A highlight of the harbor area and its free. Lots of places to see it from and in combination with the Gardens light show is a spectacle world class. Timing was a little confusing for us but we had multiple nights.Somewhat more impressive to be closer than far away but the distance away gives you perspective on size
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written January 21, 2024
  • Anita S
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Super show without any charge!
    Beautiful show and very good music infront of Marina Bay Sands Mall (best view). First row is getting wet! On Friday and Saturday at 8pm, 9 pm and 10pm.
    Visited January 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written January 25, 2024
  • MrMrsHappyR
    Liverpool, United Kingdom1,441 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Brilliant
    Fabulous show in front of the Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands. You can get there about 20 mins before the showtime and still get a good viewing space. Because of the humidity, a good tip if you get there too early is to wait in the shopping centre with air con until 20 mins before the show
    Visited February 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written February 28, 2024
  • Sparkles38
    393 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Cute Free Light Show
    It was free. It is a little light show a couple of times a night. It was perfect for us as we arrived a few hours before and it kept the jet lag away. It was busy but relaxed and the only thing was that it wasn't too easy to find! Definitely recommend if you are in the area.
    Visited February 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written March 19, 2024
  • Julia @Scrumptious Solent
    Southampton, United Kingdom4,169 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great free 15 minute light and water show
    We came across this by accident and enjoyed it - especially given its setting framed by the lit up financial district skyline. It takes place three times a night at 8pm, 9pm and 10pm for about 15 minutes. Best to get there at least 15 minutes before to grab a spot to get a good view. The show consists of an audio visual show projected on to water sprays, plus dynamic fountains lit up in time to music. A great end to an evening if you’re in the Marina Bay Area for dinner.
    Visited April 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written April 9, 2024
  • Mira
    Zurich, Switzerland6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Spectra Lightshow at Marina Bay: A Captivating Visual Delight
    The show features a stunning display of vibrant colors, synchronized music, and visual effects that create a mesmerizing experience. The transitions between sequences were seamless and the choreography was impressive. Despite the crowd, the atmosphere was lively and added to the overall enjoyment of the show. I highly recommend visiting the Spectra Lightshow at Marina Bay for a delightful evening of visual spectacle. Just be sure to arrive early to secure a good viewing spot.
    Visited March 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written April 30, 2024
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Ben F
Perth, Australia114 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Friends
We were surprised by the length and grandeur of this free light show over the bay. We went to the earlier of the two times and were very impressed by use of light and sound to construct an interesting & unique show. Seats fill up very fast so get there early... we arrived exactly on time and had to sit on the floor. The one drawback was that a large amount of misted water (which the lights were projected onto) blew onto us, making us a little damp. A fun, free nighttime activity. Also, make sure to check out the street vendors selling ice cream in bread around the bay (and Singapore as a whole); we tried some on our way home and it was awesome (and less than $1.5)!!
Written January 28, 2020
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Michael T
Formby, UK1,130 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
The light show is in two parts. One part is in the water front with fountains of water dancing up and down to music as the coloured floodlighting changes. This is spectacular enough but probably even better and certainly unique is the light show centred around the Supergrove, an area of massive tree like structures. This spectacle was quite magical and will live in the memory for ever. Best of all .... it's free. Performed 2-3x a night.
Written January 12, 2020
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Rying
Johor Bahru, Malaysia5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Luckily I did not missed it ! Arrived at 7.55pm and the crowd is over there as the magic of Spectra – A Light & Water Show at the Event Plaza and the view at SkyPark.
The unique light with the loud music given the best visual and auditory effects. It was just in front of my eyes!

Thanks to MBS and the kind staffs : ) Especially thanks to the staff, Jun Hao from SkyPark souvenir shop to introduce me for this amazing show and others information.
Written February 3, 2020
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Kengolf12
Kilmarnock, UK269 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
The light, water and sound show is on every night, free of charge, and should not be missed. There is ample viewing space and the show is absolutely spectacular. The shopping mall is adjacent and well worth a visit after the show.
Written February 5, 2020
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digitalroc
Calgary, Canada2,067 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Spectra is a Las Vegas style water fountain show in front of the Marina Bay Sands hotel. I made a visit here at 9PM with friends who are local to the city, I was entertained. If you are staying at the Marina Bay Sands hotel and depending upon what direction your room is facing, you will be able to see Spectra from your room.
Written February 9, 2020
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Adventure Diva
Manchester, CT2,623 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022 • Friends
The nightly light and water show set to a lively soundtrack is not to be missed. And the fifteen minute show is free!. We went several times while in Singapore and felt the best views were from the city side of Marina Bay. Simply amazing.
Written January 12, 2023
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TassieTravellers99
Launceston, Australia3,263 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
This is a dramatic and entertaining light and water show on Marina Bay held every night just after dark and is free. It is an extensive fifteen minute show with impressive effects with images portraying fish and butterflies on the fountains of water. Although best enjoyed across from the Marina Bay Sands shops you could enjoy it from anywhere along Marina Bay.
Written March 27, 2023
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Mira
Zurich, Switzerland6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
The show features a stunning display of vibrant colors, synchronized music, and visual effects that create a mesmerizing experience. The transitions between sequences were seamless and the choreography was impressive. Despite the crowd, the atmosphere was lively and added to the overall enjoyment of the show. I highly recommend visiting the Spectra Lightshow at Marina Bay for a delightful evening of visual spectacle. Just be sure to arrive early to secure a good viewing spot.
Written April 30, 2024
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RadhaK
Mumbai, India5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Amazing show. Be dazzled by dancing lasers, water jets and art projections at this free nightly show.

SPECTRA is on top of Singapore's attractions list. Choreographed fountains, lava and mist effects and an orchestral soundtrack set the stage for Spectra – but its centrepiece is a 12 metre-high glass prism that forms the heartbeat of the show. We show you the best ways to enjoy Marina Bay Sands’ light and water spectacular.
Written March 21, 2023
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Russell3939
Castle Rock, CO1,027 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
We got to the dock where the show runs from 1 hour early and there were quite a few people already here. If the upper area is full, go down the stairs to the right and there was tons of spots early to get to the front of the rail. The shows times are 8 and 9 and last 15 minutes. Overall the show was ok. I was expecting more.
Written March 29, 2024
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