New Year Countdown to 2014: Top 14 Places, Events in Metro Manila

Manila, Philippines - Beyond the traditional new year's eve (NYE) celebration are the countdown special events happening around Metro Manila. On December 31, several establishments and companies will have their grandest welcome to 2014 and the year of Green Horse through Countdown to 2014 festivities.

Choose now where are you going as we compile the Top 14 places and events to celebrate new year's eve in the metro. Countdown to 2014 is definitely the best and meaningful event this year - full of fireworks, party peeps, bountiful banquet and charity works.

1. Eastwood City New Year Countdown to 2014 | December 31, 2013 6PM at Eastwood Mall Open Park, Ortigas

Megaworld Lifestyle Malls and Eastwood City usher in the New Year with a grand get-together featuring dazzling spectacles and spectacular performances from the country’s brightest music stars on Dec. 31, 2013 at the Eastwood Mall Open Park.

American Idol's Jessica Sanchez will lead Countdown to 2014 together with other featured artists like Bamboo and Mitoy from the Voice Philippines. Follow this event on social media using the hashtag #EastwoodNYE2014.

Jessica Sanchez live in Eastwood Countdown to 2014

2. Countdown to 2014: The GMA New Year Special | December 31, 2013 10:45PM at SM Mall of Asia Seaside Boulevard

Welcome 2014 with a bang! Take part in the most colorful and chic New Year celebration with Countdown to 2014: The GMA New Year Special. Happening on December 31, 2013 from 10:45 pm to 1:00 am of January 1, 2014 at SM Mall of Asia Seaside Boulevard. It will feature a fab fashion show and special performances from the Kapuso network. Marvel at the glitter and spectacle of the ornate and intricate indigenous costumes to be featured in the fashion show. Get to see modern creations authentically designed by regional representatives.

GMA-7 Countdown to 2014

3. Toast! Solaire Countdown to 2014 | December 31, 2013 8PM-2AM at Grand Ballroom, Solaire Resort

Solaire Resort and Casino presents two of the country’s pop music icons -Pops Fernandez and Joey Generoso of Side A together in a show that will usher in 2014 with a bang. The New Year’s Eve event will be a chain of extravaganzas happening all at the same time. Solaire will also be using state-of-the-art audiovisual tech oomph at the ballroom foyer and the Solaire Grand Ballroom to give Solaire revelers that pulsating party experience. Toast tickets are available at Ticketworld (891-9999) and Solaire.

The Countdown to 2014 will showcase Live DJ spins at the Solaire Grand Ballroom Foyer, Live band entertainment featuring the 70s-80s-90s and bands Marmalade (retro dance hits) and Pure Sound.

Part of the program is a sumptuous New Year’s Eve fare, exciting 3-dimensional projection and video mapping effects, ceremonial toast to a spectacular 2014, audience participation for the New Year kiss with loved ones, fireworks display and fun party gimmicks.

4. Nuvali GREENS and GIVING | December 30, 2013 6PM at Evoliving Center, Dockside, Nuvali, Laguna

Let Angeline Quinto, Erik Santos, Richard Poon, and the finalists of #TheVoiceOfThePhilippines inspire your new year with heartwarming songs about hope and giving! Join NUVALI's Year-end concert for the benefit of typhoon and earthquake survivors this December 30 as we welcome 2014 with glee and the promise of a great year ahead.

NUVALI Greens and Giving Countdown to 2014

5. New Year's Eve Countdown Party at Resorts World Manila | December 31, 2013 5PM onwards

Whether you enjoy Big Band sound, electrifying Rock or energizing Pop music, there’s a New Year’s party for you here at Resorts World Manila on their 3 Cheers to the New Year Grand Fiesta celebration.

Richard Poon and Class of Six serenade revelers at Genting Club (by invitation only); Yeng Constantino, The Dawn, Mitoy and The Draybers, Class of Six and Banda Kawayan rock Newport Mall (free admission); while The Company, The Moments and Mitoy and The Draybers jumpstart the party at Bar 360 ( cover charge of Php700/500 points for Members and Php1,500 for Non-Members).

Resorts World Manila Grand Fiesta 2013

6. Hyve and Skye NYE 2014 | December 31, 2013 10PM onwards at Bonifacio Global City

Celebrate new year with the back-to-back grand events from Hyve and Skye, major clubs at the Bonifaci Global City (BGC).

DJ Dim Sum is back this December 31st for one epic night on Hyve's first annual New Year's Eve party. For reservations, please contact 09176335882. For guestlist, please contact 09175529084. Submission of guestlist for #Hyve's #NewYearsEve party  is until December 30, Monday at 6PM only. The first 500 guests who arrive (gates open at 10PM) and are on the guestlist can enter for FREE. Beyond that, they will be asking for a door charge of P1,000.

Hyve 2014 Countdown Special Party

Ring in 2014 with a bang as Skye brings you world-renowned DJ and producer DJ Amadeus for their 3rd annual New Year's Eve Party. Door charge is Php1,000 and comes with 1 free Hennessy Coke. For table packages and reservations, contact 4784284 or 09328567593.

Skye NYE 2014 party

7. Picnic, dancing fountain, and fireworks at Rizal Park

Every year, Rizal Park has been the favorite place for those who want to spend the remaining hours of the year outdoor in the metro. It is a good venue to bond with family and friends with a picnic spread. Attractions include the dancing fountain and a fireworks display during the New Year's Eve countdown.

8. One Heart. One Voice Patti Austin's New Year's Eve Concert | December 31, 2013 8PM at Fairmont Ballroom, Raffles Makati

Music icon, Patti Austin, reminds us about the true meaning of Christmas by holding a special concert at The Ballroom of Fairmont Makati on 31 December 2013 for the benefit of Typhoon Yolanda victims. Special guests include Richard Merk, Emcy Corteza and Sticky band.

Patti Austin Concert Fairmont Hotel Raffles 2014

9. Manila Peninsula New Year's Eve 'Great Gatsby' Gala Ball and Dinner

Send off 2013 and greet the new year with a roaring 20s party to bring in a renewed energy to continue hurdling the challenges of the past and usher in positivity for 2014. That's the spirit of the Great Gatsby Gala Ball and Dinner. For inquiries or reservations, you may call (63-2) 887 2888 or e-mail:

Manila Peninsule New Year's Eve Countdown 2014

10. Confetti New Year’s Eve Party at the Manila Hotel: December 31, 2013 at the Grand Lobby

Due to recent calamities, Manila Hotel chose to celebrate new year with a simple and meaningful CONFETTI New Year's Eve Party which includes a buffet dinner across all our restaurants and performance from Route 70 at the Grand Lobby.

In advisory, the Manila Hotel will no longer hold its CHEERS New Year's Eve Celebration at the Centennial Hall. Funds allocated for this event will instead be used for projects that will help bring relief and initiate rehabilitation efforts in severely affected communities.

Confetti New Year’s Eve Party at the Manila Hotel

11. Champagne, dinner buffet and music at InterContinental Manila

Welcome 2014 at InterContinental Manila true Casino Royale style party with champagnes and live music on December 31, 2013. Casino Royale 2014 Countdown Party tickets are Php4,000++ per adult and Php1,500++ per child below 12 years old. You may call 793 7000 ext. 373-376 for more details.

Champagne, dinner buffet and music at InterContinental Manila

12. 2014 New Year's Eve Party at Sofitel

Bask in timeless elegance and celebrate the countdown to the New Year at the luxury resort hotel in south Manila. Wine and dine at Le Bar, and enjoy the magical view of Sofitel's grand fireworks display. Party in style with DJ Sanya Smith and The Zombettes spinning from 11:00 pm to 3:00 am. For bookings, email at

2014 New Year's Eve Party at Sofitel

13. 70's themed New Year Countdown at Discovery Suites

Join the Groovy New Year celebration and Countdown Party at Discovery Suites and revisit the 70s! Tickets are priced at P 2,650 nett inclusive of a sumptuous dinner buffet at 22 Prime. For reservations call 719-6822 and 719-8888.

70's themed New Year Countdown at Discovery Suites

14. Vask New Year's Eve 2014

Note: Photos and information presented above are from official Facebook pages and websites of different establishments or companies with New Year Countdown to 2014. compiled the top 14 places and events for the benefit of its readers.

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