Do you like spectacular fireworks displays, but hate the hassle that comes along with it? We’re talking about the pet peeves of squeezing with the crowd, having handphones thrust in your face, getting your toes stomped on and bottlenecks everywhere while you’re trying to make your way home — just to name a few. We feel you.

Instead of being in the thick of action at Marina Bay or Sentosa for the countdown party, here’s a list of free and relatively less crowded unobstructed spots to admire the dazzling fireworks showcase as you usher in 2019 with a bang. Plus, you can also take this chance to level up your Insta-game with new #hypebeast shots.