The year 2016 was quick but tough—with so many major changes happening here and around the world. But since New Years are all about beginnings and second chances—forgive but never forget—welcoming a new season deserves nothing but an all out celebration.
Be one with the metro as several New Year countdown parties are set for all merrymakers on December 31. Choose your type of party with our list of events happening on New Year’s Eve.
TV5 New Year Countdown
Quezon City Memorial Circle
Party with top bands and Kpop groups including Rrivermaya, Spongecola, Pentagon, and Offroad apart from witnessing a grand fireworks display at this grand countdown party. For more information, visit TV5′s Facebook page.
Eastwood Quezon City New Year Countdown
Eastwood Mall Open Park
Featured performers incude American singer-songwriter Phoebe Ryan, and local performers Rachelle Ann Go, Darren Espanto, Up Dharma Down, Quest, Autotelic, Sud, Maude, and Lenses. For more information, visit Eastwood Mall’s Facebook page.
BGC, Taguig City
New Year’s Eve at Valkyrie
Featuring DJ Martin Pulgar, Valkyrie promises its guests of the best clubbing experience on New Year’s eve. For more information, call (+63) 917-6808888.
The Palace Pool Club New Year’s Eve Ball
The Palace Pool Club
The club assures its guests of a legendary celebration as it also features a grand display of fireworks at 12 m.n and 2 a.m. For more information, call (+63) 917-689-8888.
Tapas y Pica Pica at Discovery Primea
Enjoy the unlimited Spanish tapas and drinks from the open bar while being serenaded by an acoustic band at this New Year’s eve event. For more information, visit Discovery Primea’s Facebook page.
Countdown to 2017 at the Oz Bar
Holiday Inn Suites
Free-flowing pica-picas, local beers, house wine, and selected cocktails as well as party music by a guest DJ are in for those who will celebrate New Year at Oz Bar. Ticket Price is at Php 2, 000++. For more information, call (+632) 909-0888 or e-mail email@example.com.
Countdown Party at Manila Hotel
Grand Lobby, Manila Hotel
Manila Hotel is inviting everyone to celebrate the last day of 2016 with a sumptuous authentic Chinese cuisine at the Mabuhay Palace. Ticket price starts at Php 2,188 NET per person. For more information, call (+632) 527-0011 local 1176-1179.
Chaos’ Candyland 2017 Countdown Party
Chaos, City of Dreams
Budapest-based DJs and producers David and Sullivan or Stadium X, are headlining the fun countdown party together with other DJs. For more information, call (+63) 917-8863678 or e-mail chaostablereservations@cod-
New Year’s Eve Countdown at C Lounge
C Lounge, Conrad Manila
Guests can have a fantastic view of the Manila Bay while enjoying live entertainment and cocktails throughout the night. Ticket price starts at Php 2, 600. For more information, call (+63 2) 683-3914 or email ConradManila@conradhotels.com.
Resorts World Manila’s The Grand Countdown to 2017
Marriot Grand Ballroom
Resorts World Manila
The revelry starts with a celebration of Holy Mass, and will be followed by a world-class entertainment headlined by Lea Salonga, Bamboo, and Jon Santos. For more information, visit www.rwmanila.com.
New Year at Spiral
Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
As a gastronomic treat to welcome a great year ahead, Sofitel is inviting everyone to enjoy Spiral’s 21 dining ateliers with the year-end selection of sumptuous festive favorites while being serenaded by the Manila String Machine. Ticket price is at Php 7,499nett per person with a glass of a featured vintage champagne. For more information, visit spiralmanila.com.
Philippine Arena’s New Year Countdown
December 30 and 31
Ciudad de Victoria
Enjoy amusement rides, play at different game booths, shop at the bazaar, see a grand parade, and witness the fireworks display at this fair. Ticket price is at Php 300. For more information, visit Philippine Arena’s Facebook page.