Thank U (2018), Next!

Whether or not 2018 was a good year for you, it’s time to bring your loved ones together for one last hurrah and to welcome 2019 with open arms. If you haven’t got any plans for December 31st, we’ve listed down ten Manila spots you’re going to want to be at as we ring in the new year!

1. Resorts World Manila

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This December 31, dress to impress and make your way to Resorts World Manila for The Grand Countdown 2019.

The RWM crew has organized a multitude of events and activities to keep you entertained all the way to midnight of January 1st. With acrobat performances, 5-star dining, free-flowing cocktails, and live musical performances by Sam Concepcion, Sarah Geronimo, and more – there’s truly no better way to celebrate 2018.

2. Okada Manila

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Okada is celebrating the New Year is the most elaborate fashion, featuring OPM legends, a breathtaking lights and sounds show, a special dinner buffet, and of course – two grand fireworks displays that’s sure to light up Manila’s skyline!

So what are you waiting for? Book your New Year’s Eve tickets at Okada now and prepare to dance the night away to Mayonnaise, Hazel Faith, Marco Sison, and more!

3. The Cove Manila

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Ring in the New Year at one of the world’s hottest clubs! Recently ranked #37 on the Top 100 Clubs of the World list by the International Nightclub Association, the Cove Manila is one party spot you wouldn’t want to miss this New Year’s Eve – especially as they attempt to break the global record for largest balloon drop at midnight this year!

To accompany you into the New Year, The Cove Manila has invited LA-based DJ Pete Tong to spin the best mixes of the year. If you’re wondering why his name might ring a bell – it’s probably because he recently headlined Miami Music Week!

4. Manila Peninsula

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If you’re looking for a more low-key New Year’s Eve, you can always count on Manila Peninsula to offer the best deals for your family vacation. Indulge in a dreamy staycation at one of the country’s premier hotels and spend the night in with the New Year’s Eve Revelry package!

Book the package today and get access to The Lobby’s popular ‘Madame Ning’s Shanghai Nights’ New Year’s Eve gala ball and dinner, and even get a chance to win a two night stay the Peninsula Tokyo! Plus – you also get to watch the fireworks from the comfort of your fabulous Manila Pen suite – and what could be better than that?

5. Uptown Parade

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Make your way to Uptown Parade for a New Year’s Eve you’ll never forget! This party central is all geared up to give you the wildest night of 2018 and we’ve got the lowdown to what’s happening.

The Palace Manila is bringing in Salvatore Ganacci to XYLO to spin some of the best beats of 2018, while B.A.D. will be pulling up be the sickest tunes of the century for all the youngsters to dance to!

For more amazing music, head on over to Revel for beats by Mars Miranda, Marc Naval, and Raze or party it out at The Island with Marga On The Mic, Kat DJ and Franco Zarate – accompanied by fireworks at 2AM!

6. I’M Hotel

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You wouldn’t want to miss out on I’M Hotel’s rooftop party on December 31st! Their New Year’s Eve extravaganza will feature live sets from some of the country’s hottest DJs – Ace Ramos, Stephanie, Adrian Legarda – and of course 360 degree firework displays from the Antidote Rooftop Bar!

Get your tickets now and enjoy buffet access, a complimentary sparkling toast at the stroke of midnight, and as well as a New Year loot bag!

7. Makati Shangri-La Hotel

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It’s no secret that Makati Shangri-La knows how to throw a party! And for this New Year’s Eve, guests can expect the most colorful countdown yet – with Shang’s exotic Brazilian themed party!

Dress to impress in your most colorful get up and dance the night away at Makati Shangri-La! With free flowing cocktails, a three-course set dinner, live musical performances, and of course – a samba performance by Escola de Samba and Guarana Spirit of Samba, there’s no better way to welcome the new year! So if these won’t encourage you to reserve your seat immediately – we don’t know what will!

8. City of Dreams Manila

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City of Dreams Manila is set to give you the New Year’s Eve of your dreams this December 31. The grand celebration will feature free flowing drinks, hourly raffles, live musical talents like Silk, Higher Ground, and Ice Bucket – who are ready to rock ‘n roll until the wee hours of 2019!

Guests can also expect an exciting selection of food trucks to fill their stomachs! Some notable favorites include Little Flous, Farmacy, El Chupacabra, Hokkaido Ramen Santouka, and Pink’s Hotdog – all in one place!

9. Marco Polo Ortigas

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Marco Polo’s guests are in for a treat this New Year’s Eve! To ring in the new year, the hotel is set to light up Manila’s skyline with one of the most sought after fireworks displays in the city! Bring your friends and family over to Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge for panoramic views, complimentary bubbly, and live musical performances from 9:30 PM all through midnight!

10. Sofitel Manila

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Share the last night of 2018 with your loved ones and welcome the new year with Sofitel’s New Year’s Special! This features an overnight stay, New Year’s Eve Dinner for 2 at Spiral, breakfast for 2 adults and 2 children at Spiral on New Year’s Day, complimentary in-room family movies, La Boutique vouchers worth Php 500, Le Spa voucher worth Php 500 and a Vietura gift card worth Php 1,500!

If that’s not enough to get you to book your staycation at Sofitel, maybe the live entertainment featuring Hans Dimayuga and Diday Garcellano and the New Year’s raffle trip to France might persuade you?