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Meet Your Idols: Concerts and Fan Meeting Events in the Philippines

Jay Pagkatotohan

Jay Pagkatotohan

Last updated September 22, 2023

Whether you’re a music lover or a Korean culture aficionado, you know too well that being a big fan is hard work. You don’t just listen to or watch everything your idols are churning out. You’re also always on the lookout for concerts and fan meetings in the Philippines—which explains why you’re reading this article. 

Well, you’re in for a treat. This 2023, big and exciting events are coming your way. Here are some of them!

Upcoming Concerts and Fan Meeting Events in the Philippines This 2023

Both Western music fans and K-culture connoisseurs will have a field day at these upcoming concerts and fan meetings in the Philippines. Start saving up!

👉 TWICE Ready to Be World Tour  

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  • Date: September 30 and October 1, 2023 
  • Location: Philippine Arena, Bulacan
  • Ticket prices: 
    • VIP Seated -  ₱17,500
    • VIP Seated - ₱17,500
    • LBA Premium - ₱12,000
    • LBA Regular - ₱11,000
    • LBB Premium - ₱10,000
    • LBB Regular - ₱9,000
    • UBA - ₱8,000
    • UBB Premium - ₱6,500
    • UBB Regular - ₱5,750
    • UBB Sides - ₱5,000
    • UBC Premium - ₱3,000
    • UBC Regular - ₱1,750

ONCEs, assemble! Cheer up and feel special because TWICE is coming to the country for a concert in the Philippine Arena. The girl group’s event is definitely be one of the biggest K-Pop concerts in Manila this 2023. 

TWICE made the world sing and dance to their hits “What is Love,” “Likey,” “TT,” “Fancy,” and “I Can’t Stop Me.” 

Tickets for the TWICE concert in the Philippines are currently sold out, but you can sign up at Live Nation to get updates and concert news. Just so you know, the TWICE concert ticket prices in the Philippines this 2023 range from ₱1,750 to ₱17,500. 

Read more: BTS, EXO, Blackpink: What are These K-Pop Stars' Net Worths?

👉 Kim Se-jeong First Concert in Manila

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  • Date: October 1, 2023
  • Location: New Frontier Theater, Quezon City 
  • Ticket prices: 
  • Diamond – ₱9,950
    • VIP Center - ₱7,950
    • VIP Side - ₱5,750
    • Orchestra - ₱4,750 
    • Loge - ₱4,150
    • Balcony - ₱2,650

This coming October, Kim Se-jeong is set to charm Manila during her one-night concert at New Frontier Theater. Promoted by Wilbros Live, the said event will excite the actress’ fans with a Hi-Bye session after the concert, a signed official poster, and a group photo. The said perks will depend on the type of ticket attendees will buy. 

You may know Kim Se-jeong from hit K-Dramas “Business Proposal” and “The Uncanny Counter.” Also a singer, Se-jeong is a product of the girl group survival show “Produce 101.” 

👉 Hwang Min-hyun Unveil Mini Concert  

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  • Date: October 8, 2023
  • Location: New Frontier Theater 
  • Ticket prices: 
    • Platinum - ₱13,250
    • Gold - ₱9,450
    • Silver - ₱9,010
    • Bronze - ₱4,770 

If you crushed hard on Seo Yul of “Alchemy of Souls,” you probably already knew that Hwang Min-hyun will be in town this October. This serves as your reminder! 

Hwang Min-hyun’s “Unveil” is one of the most anticipated K-Pop concerts in Manila. While not poised as a big soiree, this event will showcase Min-hyun’s vocal chops. After all, he was a member of two boy groups—namely NU’EST and Wanna One, the latter formed via “Produce 101.” 

Depending on your ticket, you’ll get to enjoy a presscon with a fan sign, a signed polaroid, a signed poster, a send-off, a special gift, or a souvenir show card. 

👉 Park Seo-joon Fun Meet in Manila 

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  • Date: October 14, 2023
  • Location: Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City
  • Ticket prices: 
    • VVIP - ₱10,750
    • VIP - ₱7,850
    • Patron Box - ₱6,400
    • Lower Box - ₱4,900
    • Upper Box 0- ₱3,500
    • General Admission - ₱1,600

Park Seo-joon, one of the most bankable oppas in Korea, will make Manila swoon with his irresistible charm this coming October. His event is easily one of the most anticipated concerts and fan meeting events in the Philippines. 

Ticket prices for Seo-joon’s Fun Meet in Manila range from ₱1,600 to a little over ₱10,000. Depending on your ticket tier, your concert pass will come with IAM products, such as Amazing Pure Organic Barley Powder, Amazing Choco Barley, Amazing Immunergy, and more. 

Park Seo-joon is known for hit K-Dramas “Itaewon Class,” “What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim,” and “Fight for My Way,” among others. His role in Marvel Cinematic Universe’s “The Marvels” marks his first foray into Hollywood. 

👉 SMDC Celebrates SM 65th with Lee Min-ho 

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  • Date: October 15, 2023
  • Location: SMX Convention Center, Pasay City

A certified Hallyu star, Lee Min-ho has found global fame with his roles in “Boys Over Flowers,” “The Heirs,” and “The Legend of the Blue Sea,” just to name a few. He’s also an effective brand endorser, with SMDC as his latest gig. 

Through his ties with SM, Lee Min-ho is set to appear at the brand’s 65th celebration. According to news, 30 members of the 14th MINOZ (the actor’s official fanclub) living in the Philippines will be invited to the said private event. 

👉 Choi Woo-shik Pinky Promise

  • Date: November 16, 2023 
  • Location: SM North Skydome, Quezon City 
  • Ticket prices: To be announced

Did you happen to see those viral pictures of this award-winning K-drama star strolling around Navotas earlier this year?

This time around, the star of "Parasite," "Our Beloved Summer," and "Set Me Free" will be back to visit Manila for his "Pinky Promise" fan meeting this November 16 at the SM North Skydome. Details regarding ticket prices are yet to be announced, so stay tuned! 

👉 The Corrs Live in Manila  

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  • Date: October 21 and 22, 2023 
  • Location: Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City 
  • Ticket prices: 
    • Price Level 1 - ₱23,850
    • Price Level 2 - ₱19,610
    • Price Level 3 - ₱15,900
    • Price Level 4 - ₱12,720
    • Price Level 5 - ₱9,010
    • Price Level 6 - ₱7,950
    • Price Level 7 - ₱3,710

This ‘90s hitmaker will come to Manila and leave everyone breathless! The Corrs concert in the Philippines will be held for two nights[3] this October at the Araneta Coliseum, helping you relive some of the best days of your life. 

The pop-rock band is known for their hit songs “So Young,” “Runaway,” “Breathless,” and “All The Love in the World.” Super nostalgic, isn’t it? 

Read more: See Them on Stage: Musical and Theater Plays in the Philippines

👉 A1 Twenty Five Live in Manila 

  • Date: October 14 to 15, 2023 
  • Location: New Frontier Theater, Quezon City
  • Ticket prices: 
    • Price Level 1 - ₱5,565
    • Price Level 2 - ₱4,770 
    • Price Level 3 - ₱3,975
    • Price Level 4 - ₱5,035
    • Price Level 5 - ₱3,975
    • Price Level 6 - ₱2,915 

Ready or not, here A1 comes! The British-Norwegian boy group will take you back to your young, carefree days with their upbeat hits (which they’ll hopefully perform), such as “I’ll Take the Tears,” “Same Old Brand New You,” and “Living the Dream.” 

The group’s concert has two dates, accommodating a lot of excited fans. A1’s show, aptly titled TWENTY FIVE, celebrates the group’s 25th anniversary. This is their first appearance in the Philippines in five years. 

👉 Mayday Parade Live in Manila

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  • Date: October 27, 2023
  • Location: New Frontier Theater, Quezon City
  • Ticket prices (ticketing charges apply): 
    • VVIP - ₱8,500
    • VIP A - ₱4,000
    • VIP B - ₱3,000
    • LOGE - ₱3,000
    • Balcony - ₱2,000

This concert in Manila this 2023 will excite emo and pop rock fans! Relive your rebellious and edgy phase with the group’s best hits, such as “Miserable at Best,” “Stay,” “Oh Well, Oh Well,” and more.

If you’re the ultimate fan, you might as well avail of the VVIP Package. This includes access to soundcheck, a photo op after the concert, an ID pass with lanyard, and a souvenir show card. 

👉 JOJI Pandemonium Asia Tour  

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  • Date: November 28, 2023
  • Location: Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City 
  • Ticket prices: 
    • Pandemonium VIP Package - ₱24,386
    • Oblivion VIP Package - ₱21,366
    • Smithereens VIP Package - ₱19,242
    • VIP Standing - ₱7,471
    • VIP Seated - ₱7,471
    • Patron - ₱6,404
    • Lower Box - ₱4,803
    • Upper Box - ₱3,736

One of the upcoming concerts in the Philippines features the voice behind the hits “Sanctuary,” “Slow Dancing in the Dark,” and “Glimpse of Us.” You guessed right—it’s Joji!

Dubbed “Pandemonium,” his concert tour will be held in the last week of November at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Higher ticket tiers will come with a dedicated entrance, limited-edition Joji Tour prints, commemorative VIP laminate with lanyard, and more. 

👉 Fall Out Boy Live in Manila 

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  • Date: December 9, 2023
  • Location: Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City  
  • Ticket prices: 
    • Floor Standing - ₱7,250
    • Patron - ₱10,750
    • LB Premium - ₱9,250
    • LB Regular - ₱8,250
    • Upper Box - ₱3,500
    • General Admission - ₱1,750 

This list of concerts in the Philippines for 2023 won’t be complete without Fall Out Boy. The band returns to the country after a decade, even teasing in one tweet that they might have one more show in Southeast Asia. 

With expressive lyricism, memorable instrumentation, and Patrick Stump’s trademark vocals, the band will take you back to your youthful days. Among their top hits are “Sugar, We’re Goin’ Down,” “Dance, Dance,” “Thnks Fr Th Mmrs,” and “The Phoenix.”

Read more: For a More Meaningful Year Ahead: Bucket List Ideas for 2023

FAQs on Concerts and Fan Meeting Events in the Philippines 

Are your idols not on this list? Or did they already hold a concert or fan meet in the Philippines? Find the answers here: 

1. When is Kim Soo-hyun’s fan meeting in the Philippines? 

Kim Soo-hyun already held two fan meets in the Philippines. His first fan meet was held in 2022 and was sponsored by clothing brand Bench. His second fan meet was held last January 2023 and was sponsored by Dunkin’. 

2. When is Cha Eun-woo’s fan meeting in the Philippines? 

ASTRO’s Eun-woo also already held fan meets in the country. Last year, he headlined the “Starry Caravan in Manila Fan Meeting.” His latest stint was the “Bundles of Charm” event last July 2023, which was sponsored by Dunkin’. 

3. Did Ji Chang-wook already have a fan meet in the country? 

Yes. His “Reach You” fan meet happened last November 6, 2022 at SM Mall of Asia Arena.  

4. Did Wi Ha Jun already have a fan meet in the Philippines? 

Yes. Sponsored by Bench, his fan meet happened last May 21, 2023 at New Frontier Theater. 

Final Thoughts 

Are you excited about these upcoming concerts and fan meeting events in the Philippines? We know you are! If you’re a first-time attendee, it would be wise to sign up for alerts and email notifications to get first dibs on the tickets since they sell fast.

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Jay is a marketing communications professional who specializes in short-form and long-form content. He has written ads for TV, radio, print, and digital. He has also produced corporate blogs, magazine features, white papers, product listings, reviews, and press releases for clients here and abroad. When he’s not writing, Jay plays the piano or takes pictures for his visual diary. Follow Jay on LinkedIn.

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