End 2018 the right way by welcoming 2019 in a festive style. Here’s a list of parties where you can ring in the new year with friends and family.
A feast for the senses at Okada Manila
Premier leisure and entertainment destination Okada Manila lights up with the brightest lights and beams shooting up straight to the skies.
A Legendary Countdown Concert, complete with music, food, and free-flowing drinks, is happening at the Grand Ballroom on Dec. 31. This special dinner buffet and entertainment countdown treats guests to performances by OPM legends Hajji Alejandro, Marco Sison, and Rey Valera, as well as Hazel Faith and the Manila Sound Project. Call (02) 555-5799 for tickets.
The Crystal Corridor is all decked out for the party with two entertainment stages for live music from Mayonnaise and the Okada Manila Entertainment Group, while the newly opened Coral Lounge has a consumable package for as low as P2,000 per head for groups of 15.
Party-goers can dance the night away at Cove Manila as LA-based English DJ Pete Tong spins dope beats from the booth.
Because no countdown parties will be complete without fireworks display, Okada Manila will have not one, but two simultaneous fireworks displays on its property. The Fountain presents a special New Year edition of Okada Manila’s famous water shows, and as the New Year draws closer, guests can count down the last seconds of 2018 to a mesmerizing fireworks display.
Call (02) 800-8080 for inquiries.
An ‘80s kind of party at Crimson Hotel
Muntinlupa City-based hotel Crimson invites guests to dazzle with their glow in the dark oversized shirts, colorful tulle skirts, high-top sneakers, or other ‘80s fancy dress for its party on Dec. 31 at 9:00 p.m. at the Grand Ballroom.
Ticket prices for the Totally ‘80s New Year’s Eve Countdown Party are P2,800 nett for adults and P1,800 nett for kids. The package includes a sumptuous buffet dinner, traditional balloon drop, live entertainment, ‘80s New Year treats, and a chance to win raffle prizes.
Call (02)863-2222 for inquiries.
Colorful blast at F1 Hotel
A colorful countdown party is happening tomorrow at F1 Hotel Manila in Bonifacio Global City. In partnership with Color Manila, the Color Blast New Year’s Countdown, from 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. will be filled with music and unlimited drinks from Stella Artois and Jack Daniels.
The New Year’s Toast will be hosted by May Sparkling Wine. Ticket is priced at P1,988 nett per head.
Call (02) 908-7888 for inquiries.
Food, music, and prizes at City of Dreams Manila
City of Dreams Manila ushers in a sparkling 2019 with a grand New Year’s Eve countdown celebration at two of its thrilling entertainment venues—The Garage and CenterPlay.
Families and friends can enjoy Ice Bucket’s live performance while they savor a wide selection of food and drinks from the 10 food trucks and trailers and challenge each other at the VR Zone activities at The Garage.
Revelers at The Garage may also opt to avail of the special New Year’s Eve promo that includes crudités platter that comes with free flowing red, white, and sparkling house wines and draft beers at P1,500 nett per person.
Guests at CenterPlay can delight in a superb lineup of local performers, including Silk, Moranos, and Higher Ground, for the countdown event, and at the same time avail of party packages with food and beverage, from 6:00 p.m. to 12 midnight.
Go to www.cityofdreamsmanila.com for more information.
Delicious treats at Diamond Hotel
Diamond Hotel’s in-house restaurants serve sumptuous dishes New Year’s Eve revelers can enjoy.
Corniche Buffet offers a New Year’s Eve dinner, complete with a glass of champagne, entertainment, and a chance to win roundtrip airline tickets for two to Bohol, for P3,880 nett per person. Yurakuen, meanwhile, has a mouthwatering Japanese Dinner Set Menu to welcome 2019 priced at P7,890 nett for four persons and at P10,880 for six.
Lobby Lounge has a lunch and dinner set menu with a glass of sparkling wine for P1,680 nett per person, and a Midnight Pica Pica Buffet spread during the countdown party from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. for P980 nett per person. The Mezzanine Area also serves a midnight buffet spread for P980 nett per person. While Bar 27 serves up live entertainment and cocktails with a side of magnificent view for P1,280 nett.
Call (02) 528-3000 ext. 1121 for inquiries.
Get-togethers at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas
Gather the family and friends at the Richmonde Café and reminisce fond memories from the past year over a lavish New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., priced at P1,680 nett.
After dinner, head over to the hotel lobby for Richmonde’s New Year’s Eve Countdown Party. Guests can groove to dazzling beats of the live band and fill out their New Year’s resolution list, as they fill up their tummies with bites from the delectable cocktail buffet with choice of three drinks. The countdown party ticket, priced at P840 nett, is also inclusive of a glass of a glass of sparkling wine.
The New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner and Countdown Party bundle is priced at P2,045 nett.
Call (02) 638-7777 for inquiries.
Celebrate the high life at Marco Polo Ortigas
Merry-making at Marco Polo Ortigas begins at Continental Club Lounge, where guests can partake of a dinner spread for P3,000 per person. Dinner at the lounge starts at 8:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.
The Royal Countdown, happening at Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge, features gastronomic dishes with a wide array of drinks and the crowd-favorite Real Groove Band for P1,500 per person.
Call (02) 720-7777 for inquiries.
Straight up party at Seda BGC
The New Year’s Eve festivities at Seda Hotel in BGC starts with a special dinner buffet that includes barbecue, authentic Italian pizza, pastas, salads, desserts, and unlimited house wines and local beers at Straight Up roof deck bar. Party music plays throughout, livening up the night before the fireworks display when the clock strikes 12.
Tickets to the Dinner and New Year Countdown Party are available at Straight Up or at Seda BGC’s front desk at P5,000 nett each.
Call (02) 945-8888 for inquiries.
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