Get ready to welcome 2019 with these New Year’s Eve celebrations


Posted at Dec 29 2018 04:04 PM

Get ready to welcome 2019 with these New Year’s Eve celebrations 1
The Fountain at Okada Manila. Handout

MANILA – Welcome 2019 in style with these New Year’s Eve celebrations in Metro Manila.

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Ring in the New Year with a massive year-end street party at Bonifacio Global City with performances from Jessica Sanchez, KZ Tandingan, James Reid, Nadine Lustre, Lesha, Autotelic, Bret Jackson, Sofia Romualdez, Curtismith, Massiah, and Astro Kidd.

The event will take place along 5th Avenue at Bonifacio High Street starting with an anticipated New Year’s mass at 6 p.m.

The festivities will then kick off with a musical performance inspired by the hit movie “The Greatest Showman,” leading up to a concert series that culminates with a countdown to 2019 featuring a state-of-the-art centerpiece with curved LED screens and intelligent lighting, followed by a 15-minute fireworks display.


City of Dreams Manila ushers in a sparkling 2019 with a New Year’s Eve countdown celebration at two of its venues – The Garage and CenterPlay.

With free-flowing drinks, great food, exhilarating activities, and hourly draws, the festivities will also include performances from City of Dreams Manila’s best talents including The Garage TV Unplugged band Ice Bucket and CenterPlay’s Silk, Higher Ground, and Moranos.

Revelers at The Garage can avail of the New Year’s Eve promo that includes an appetizer platter and free-flowing wines and draft beers at P1,500 nett per person. Guests below 18 years old can relish a platter of mini Angus beef burger with cheddar cheese and fries with free-flowing chilled juices, iced teas, and sodas at P600 nett. The promo package includes a wristband and New Year’s Eve countdown party favors.

Guests at CenterPlay can delight in a lineup of local performers during the countdown event, and at the same time avail of party packages with food and beverage starting at P2,000 nett per person.

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 800-8080.


Get ready to be amped as Crimson Hotel Filinvest City Manila holds an ‘80s party to welcome 2019.

Ticket prices to the party, which will feature performances from The Verve Band, are at P2,800 net per adult and P1,800 net per child. The rate includes a dinner buffet, traditional balloon drop, ‘80s New Year treats, and a chance to win raffle prizes.

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 863-2222.


Diamond Hotel’s establishments are ready to welcome guests for its countdown party.

Partake of the New Year’s Eve dinner buffet at Corniche at P3,880 nett per person from 6 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. and celebrate new beginnings with a glass of champagne, party favors, and access to the countdown party. The restaurant will also have live entertainment from Streamcast, Yellow Lane, and Zynczation. Guests have a chance to win round-trip airline tickets for two to Bohol.

A midnight pica pica buffet spread with access to the countdown party from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. is available at the Lobby Lounge at P980 nett per person.

The hotel’s Mezzanine area will also have a midnight buffet spread for the same rate.

With cocktails in hand, wait for midnight at Bar 27, which has a rate of P1,280 nett consumable per person. The bar will also have live entertainment from the Xzel Band.

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 528-3000 ext. 1121.


Eastwood City is welcoming 2019 with a New Year party highlighted by dazzling spectacles, star-studded performances, and the country’s first-ever “emoji balloon drop.”

The revelry will kick off at 6 p.m. at the Eastwood Mall Open Park, and will end just before sunrise at the Fuente Circle at the Eastwood Citywalk.

Headlining the countdown party are December Avenue, Ben and Ben, Moira, Karylle, and Bamboo. Featured DJs at the after-party, meanwhile, include X-Factor, Marc Marasigan, David Ardiente, Khai Lim, and MC Victor Pring.


Celebrate the entry of 2019 at the newly opened Hard Rock Café at Conrad S Maison in Pasay City, which will have live performances starting at 8 p.m.

Join the New Year countdown for P1,500 per person (P500 consumable on food and drinks).

Featured bands include Rouge and New Element.


To welcome the New Year, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila brings a new high life experience at the Continental Club Lounge and Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge.

Enjoy a dinner with a ringside view of the city’s fireworks at the Continental Club Lounge, which will have a special spread from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at P3,000 per person.

A countdown party will be held at Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge, with Real Groove Band taking the stage starting at 9:30 p.m. A cover charge of P1,500 per person includes one welcome drink upon arrival.

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 720-7720.


Dance the night away with New World Makati Hotel’s countdown to 2019 at the ballroom, with music from the Blue Grass band and DJ Yhana Nicole.

Choose from two beverage packages starting at P2,500 per person, with midnight snacks.

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 811-6888 ext. 3700 or 3387.


Shows, an exclusive concert, and culinary offerings await guests who will welcome the New Year at Okada Manila.

The Crystal Corridor will be all decked out for the party with two entertainment stages for live music from acts like Mayonnaise and the Okada Manila Entertainment Group.

At the newly opened Coral Lounge, gets get to enjoy a consumable package for P2,000 per person for groups of 15, and dance to tunes performed live by Blast and Zcentido.

It will be an evening for the books at the Grand Ballroom with a dinner buffet and performances from OPM legends Hajji Alejandro, Marco Sison, and Rey Valera, as well as Hazel Faith and the Manila Sound Project. Tickets are available at P8,888 per person for Gold, and P10,888 for VIP.

Bringing the kids along? Drop them off at Play for a New Year’s Eve program at P1,500 per child. The rate includes special activities, a dinner bento set, freebies, and a kids’ New Year countdown.


Seda BGC is ringing in the New Year with its own countdown party at its Straight Up roofdeck bar.

The evening will start with a dinner buffet that includes carveries and barbecue, Italian pizzas, pastas, salads, and desserts with unlimited house wine and local beers. There will also be a live band and a fireworks display.

Tickets to the dinner and New Year countdown party are available at Straight Up or Seda BGC’s desk at P5,000 each.