NEW DELHI: Singapore is all set to host the 14th edition of the Grand Prix Season Singapore (GPSS) from September 8 to 17, 2023. The event will feature electrifying precinct parties spread across four distinctive locations and an enticing array of race-themed lifestyle experiences throughout the city.
Designed to cater to diverse tastes and interests, GPSS offers an array of experiences that inspire both locals and visiting travelers to embark on a journey of exploration across all the offerings that Singapore has in store. GPSS, along with the F1 Singapore race, brings a wealth of themed parties and celebrations to the F1 period, allowing attendees to fully enjoy this unique event.
According to GB Srithar, Regional Director, India, Middle East, South Asia & Africa, Singapore Tourism Board (STB), “GPSS is an unmissable experience for those seeking our unique blend of speed, spectacle, and entertainment.“
This year’s precinct parties, themed ‘Circuit of Festivity,’ promise unique race-themed offerings at four different yet interconnected locations. Orchard Road, Clarke Quay, Kampong Gelam, and Sentosa will each have their own distinctive and extensive programming, allowing visitors to spend more time exploring each location’s offerings in depth.
Orchard Road, Singapore’s famous shopping belt, will transform into a multifaceted epicenter of excitement during GPSS. Visitors can explore the Orchard Pit Shops: GPSS Lifestyle Bazaar, featuring over 24 stalls offering an array of local artisanal products, delectable food and beverages, live music, and captivating art installations. Furthermore, shoppers will be delighted to discover a retail haven at Design Orchard, where limited-edition merchandise, exclusively curated for GPSS, awaits shoppers.
Clarke Quay will offer a wide range of entertainment options that bring a buzz to the area. From the bustling CQ Street Market to the GPSS Fitness Fest featuring Les Mills, fitness enthusiasts can enjoy dynamic workouts with music and captivating lights. Motorsports fans can compete in the Teleios Race Sims Grand Slam for the GPSS Sims Championship. At OutDrive GP, meet Formula 1 and Formula 2 drivers like Nico Hulkenberg and witness live racing against local stimulated racing talent. Music lovers can immerse themselves in Asia’s premier independent music festival, Music Matters Live, featuring a diverse lineup including Kiwi singer-songwriter Paige, Indonesian sensation Teddy Adhitya, Korean electro-pop acts like Love x Stereo, and more, alongside local talents.
Visitors can immerse themselves in Singapore’s rich culture and heritage at the Kampong Gelam precinct party known as Culturally Singapore. This event features multicultural performances in celebration of the race season and the festivities. Satisfying culinary experiences await visitors to the GPSS Food Park, where one can enjoy a delectable mix of local and international cuisines, including smoky flavors at Hot-Pit Stop: Grills & BBQ.
Sentosa, known for its pristine beaches and world-class attractions, is back with island-exclusive experiences aimed at adventure seekers. Following its successful debut at the GPSS precinct parties last year, Sentosa now offers a range of exciting activities. Stretching across Siloso Beach, the Siloso Beachwalk Bazaar promises a dining and shopping extravaganza, complete with roving acts and other entertaining pitstops. For those looking to savor Singapore’s iconic culinary delights, including the internationally renowned Chilli Crab, the GPSS Beach Feastable will be a major draw, featuring approximately 20 gourmet booths and al-fresco beachside seating. Automobile enthusiasts will be thrilled by “Timeless Rides: An Era of Vintage & Classic Cars,” a display of rare cars specially curated for GPSS.
A vibrant and fun-packed GPSS 2023 awaits visitors to Singapore until September 30, including ample opportunities to party with MARQUEE Singapore Race Weekend’s star-studded lineup of international DJs including Alan Walker and Hardwell.
The Grand Prix Season Singapore (GPSS) showcases the best of Singapore’s vibrant lifestyle experiences, ranging from exciting nightlife, parties, and entertainment to world-class shopping and dining. Experience all these, and more, at the home of FORMULA 1’s first night street race, where there is “Excitement at Every Turn.”