No NYE Plans? Where to Celebrate New Year Countdown in the Philippines

Rouselle Isla

Rouselle Isla

Last updated December 24, 2022

Have you decided where to spend your New Year countdown in the Philippines? You might be thinking of getting out of the city for some well-deserved rest or introspection. But if you want a big, lavish celebration, you can stay in the metro and head to these spots.

New Year Countdown in the Philippines

There are so many New Year events for 2023 in the Philippines, but here are a few options you can look into, especially if you love fireworks, music, food, and overflowing drinks!

Power Divas New Year’s Eve Concert

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Bid 2022 farewell with the live music of power divas Lani Misalucha and Gigi De Lana at the Newport Performing Arts Theater.[1] Count down to 2023 with their big hits and classic favorites starting at 8 p.m. Joining the two powerhouse voices are Mel Villena, the AMP Big Band, and the Gigi Vibes. Nicole Laurel Asensio will also host the event.

Get your tickets at any SM Tickets or TicketWorld outlet:

  • Platinum: ₱13,800
  • SVIP: ₱12,500
  • VIP: ₱11,300
  • Gold: ₱6,500
  • Silver: ₱4,800
  • Bronze: ₱3,000

For inquiries, you may also call Newport World Resorts Sales at 09178239602 or 09178079387.

Read more: Plan Your Time Off: Holidays in the Philippines and Long Weekends in 2022

New Year Countdown 2023 at The Grand Bar & Lounge

Dance to the beat of the ‘70s as you ring in the new year. Head to The Grand Bar & Lounge at the Newport Grand Wing and party with the Cage Band, VST, and The Boyfriends. The ₱1,500 charge includes one welcome drink and a food platter.

To reserve your seat, call 09178788055.

So Bright We Gotta Party: Countdown to 2023

Book a Deluxe Room at the Manila Marriott Hotel[2] from December 31, 2022, to January 1, 2023, and get a pair of tickets to the So Bright We Gotta Party New Year’s Eve countdown party. The package also includes a breakfast buffet at the Marriott Cafe for two adults.

New Year Countdown at Bar 360

If you’re in the city and want to party with live music, head to Bar 360 at the Newport Garden Wing. Eastside Band and Variation Six Band will take care of the music.

For just ₱1,500 per person, you can enjoy one welcome drink and a food platter as you party until the wee hours. To reserve your slots, you may call 09178788055.

Sheraton Manila New Year’s Eve Countdown

Sheraton Manila is another excellent venue within the Resorts World Manila complex, where you can celebrate your New Year countdown. This year, it’s a Year End Reunion Soiree!

Party in the last hours of 2022 and enjoy the music of the past decades and even some TikTok favorites. The live entertainment, delicious food buffet, and unlimited drinks will keep you entertained until the clock strikes 12 and beyond! Prices start at ₱4,500 per person.

SORA Rooftop Yearend Countdown

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Part with 2022 while feeling like you’re on top of the world. Well, more like on top of the building.

End the year with good music, delicious food, and free-flowing drinks at SORA of Hotel Okura Manila. The live DJ set starts at 9:30 p.m., and the live band will follow right after at 11:30 p.m.

For ₱5,500 per person, enjoy seafood cocktails, miso-marinated gindara, wasabi Davao dark chocolate mousse, and more. Book your slot now by calling 09178644306 or 09178429067.

Read more: Holiday Mall Hours 2022: Your Guide to Christmas Shopping in the Metro

F1 Hotel Manila Go with the Glow NYE Countdown

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Since this is your last chance to party in 2022, make it a party to remember at F1 Hotel’s Go with the Glow New Year’s Countdown.

The party starts at 10 p.m. at the Infinity Ballroom, and your ticket includes unlimited booze from 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. The ticket price costs ₱2,088 per person.

Novotel Manila New Year’s Eve Countdown Celebration

Celebrate the year that was and welcome the new year in style at Novotel Manila. Gear up for merrymaking at the Monet Grand Ballroom from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. for ₱2,888 per person. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the buffet runs from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

To reserve your seats, call 8990 7999 or 0949 886 5591 or email

Rockin’ 2023 NYE Countdown Concert

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What makes an ideal Pinoy New Year countdown celebration? Lots of food, drinks, and music, of course!

Rock your New Year’s Eve celebration with Pinoy rock icons Arnel Pineda and KZ Tandingan, with special guests TJ Monterde, and Liezel Garcia. Also joining the show are Blast and the Okada Manila Entertainment Group.

Get your fill from the dinner buffet and a selection of unlimited drinks. Ring in 2023 in the Philippines with the fireworks display at midnight.

To reserve your seats, buy your tickets at SM Tickets for ₱9,000 (Tier 2) and ₱12,000 (Tier 3).[3]

Razzle Dazzle NYE Countdown Celebration

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The yearend festivities at Okada continue at The Fountain with the Razzle Dazzle New Year countdown for 2023 in the Philippines. Sing and dance with pop stars Elha Nympha and Sam Concepcion and cap the night off with a fantastic pyromusical display.

You can buy your tickets at SM Tickets. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.

2023 ‘Til Infinity NYE Countdown Party

Enjoy barbecue, beers, and music at 2023 ‘Til Infinity at Cove Manila, Okada’s indoor beach club/nightclub and Southeast Asia's biggest and grandest entertainment space.

Party the night away with best-selling electro-house artist Tujamo and local DJs Migs Santillan, Mike Lavarez, Jenil, and Victor Pring.

The party starts at 9 p.m., and ticket prices are at ₱2,250. Book via SM Tickets[4] to make your reservations, or call 8555 5799.

New Year 360

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Ready for an Okada New Year countdown to 2023 with a fantastic view? Get 360° front-seat views of a spectacular fireworks display when you celebrate your New Year’s Eve countdown at the Chairman’s Lounge,[5] the newest sky bar at Okada Manila.

Party with live entertainment, delectable food, and complimentary bubbly as you say goodbye to 2022 with your friends and family. These Okada Manila New Year 2023 packages start at ₱3,600 per person and include bar chow and a canape buffet, plus two complimentary drinks from a pre-selected list.

For groups of four or more, you can avail of consumable packages and exclusive access to the Main Lounge Couch, Cocktail Tables, and Private Lounges.

For inquiries and bookings, call +632 8555 5799 or email

The Best Is Yet To Come New Year Countdown Dinner Concert

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All roads lead to the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila at the CCP Complex in Pasay City this December 31, 2022. Come with your appetite and in your best party outfit because The Best Is Yet To Come,[6] indeed!

Head to the Harbor Garden Tent to enjoy live entertainment, an international buffet, and free-flowing drinks with the Manila Bay skyline as your backdrop.

Tickets cost ₱7,777 per person. For bookings and inquiries, call 0917 801 0854 or 0917 309 2135 or email

Spiral New Year’s Eve Dinner

What better way to ring in the new year than with a sumptuous meal with loved ones at one of the best buffet spots in Manila?

If you don’t know where to celebrate New Year 2023 in the Philippines, spend it at Spiral at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila. Enjoy the beautifully-curated spread from 21 dining ateliers and delight in Hokkaido scallops, Maine lobsters, wagyu beef gueridon, and more.

You can also enjoy free-flowing wines and drinks, a musical light show, a party photo booth, New Year’s Eve party favors, and music from The Bloomfields and DJ Jeff Benisano as the Manila Bay skies light up with a spectacular fireworks display.  

To make your reservations, fill out the online registration form.[7] The rate is ₱8,900 per person, and the New Year’s Eve dinner is from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Make sure to come in your best cocktail chic!

Sparkle New Year’s Eve Party at Manila Ocean Park

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Need more options for a New Year countdown in Manila? Here’s where to spend New Year 2023 in the Philippines in style—the Grand Ballroom of Hotel H2O at Manila Ocean Park! 

Tickets to the Sparkle New Year’s Eve Party[8] cost ₱2,999. The package includes 2023 Sparkle Shades, sparkling wine for the countdown toast, and delicious food and drinks at the canape station and open bar.

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Final Thoughts

As we bid 2022 goodbye, it’s time to reunite with the people we hold dear and look forward to a better, happier, healthier, and more fruitful year. Whether you’re spending your New Year countdown in the Philippines at home or in these places, party responsibly.

That means drinking moderately to avoid the hangover, observing health protocols, and taking lots of videos and photos to capture the moment!  

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Rouselle has over eight years of writing experience in the personal finance niche. She has written feature stories, articles, and how-to guides on various personal finance and trending lifestyle topics. Before that, she briefly worked in banking and was a licensed life insurance advisor. When not writing, Rouselle likes to read books and binge-watch films and series. Follow Rouselle on Linkedin.


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