General Advisory

Road closures around Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay for National Day Parade from 24 Jun to 9 Aug 2017

Please note that several roads around Esplanade will be closed due to the National Day Parade and the rehearsals and previews preceding the actual parade, on the following days:

  • Every Saturday from 24 Jun to 29 Jul 2017, except for 1 Jul 2017
  • 2 Jul 2017, Sun
  • NDP 2017 on 9 Aug 2017, Wed

As traffic congestion is expected and may cause significant delays, we advise visitors to Esplanade to arrive with a comfortable lead time on these dates, and to use public transport to access Esplanade.

Please note that patrons who arrive after the performance commences will only be admitted into the venue at suitable breaks or during intermission, if any.

Download and view details of road closures. For more information on road accessibility to Esplanade, please call 6828 8377.

Esplanade Basement Carpark Exit from 16 Jun 2016

Due to URA Civic District enhancement works from 16 Jun 2016 onwards, Esplanade’s Basement Carpark exit at Connaught Drive will be affected. Details as follows:

Esplanade Vehicular Access Advisory

  • Vehicles exiting to Connaught Drive will be required to turn right into Stamford Road.
  • All other carpark entry and exits remain accessible as per normal during operating hours.

For further details, please contact Esplanade Customer Service at 6828 8377.

Change of opening and closing hours of Information Counter from 1 Jul 2016

Please make enquiries at the Esplanade Box Office and Information Counter located at Mezzanine Level from 12pm – 8.30pm daily. Esplanade Customer Service can also be reached at 6828 8377 from 8.30am – 10pm daily.

General Late Seating Advisory

Please be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time. No admission will be allowed into the venue once the performance has begun. Exceptions may be made at Esplanade’s discretion depending on the nature of the performance.

Notice of House Rules

Esplanade is committed to being a performing arts centre for all, and to delivering the best service possible to everyone. We believe in a culture of mutual understanding and respect even as we have differing opinions and expectations, and are committed to the safety and security of our visitors, patrons and staff within the centre.

View House Rules

Ticketing Terms and Conditions

For more information about ticketing, please see information on buying tickets or read our FAQs.

Photography and video-taking for Esplanade’s archival and publicity material

Please note that photographs and videos of patrons may be taken at Esplanade Presents events for use in our archival and publicity material.

Other things to note:

  • Bag Checks

    For safety reasons, all bags and items brought into the performance venues are subject to security checks. Bulky items and plastic carriers should be deposited at baggage carts outside the performance venues. Cameras and video recording equipment should also be deposited at self-service lockers located outside the performance venues.

  • Flowers and gifts for artists

    For safety and security reasons, these are not permitted within the Theatre or Concert Hall. In other performance venues, this is subject to the artists’ consent.