New Year's Eve NYE Countdown to 2023 in the Philippines: Top 10 events in Manila

MANILA, Philippines – Are you excited to welcome 2023 but looking for other place to spend New Year's Eve? Check out our list of parties and events in the metro that will surely give you fun and surprises.

New Year's Eve NYE Countdown to 2023 in the Philippines

On December 31, several establishments and companies will showcase their grand welcome to 2023 and the Year of the Water Rabbit.


Ring in the new year with the best and meaningful celebration — bountiful banquet, music and loud revelry in epic proportions to usher in a new year.

The Summit Express has the lowdown of New Year's Eve (NYE) countdown events in the metro. Jump high and welcome 2023 with a bang:

1. GMA Network's “Kapuso Countdown to 2023 Gayo Daejeon | December 31, 2022, 10:30 pm on GMA-7 with a live stream on GMA Network's YouTube channel

A one-of-a-kind collaboration that showcases the skills of the brightest Kapuso stars, P-pop stars, and K-pop stars!

GMA Network's “Kapuso Countdown to 2023 Gayo Daejeon

Acts performing during the night are NCT 127, NCT DREAM, THE BOYZ, fromis_9, Stray Kids, (G)I-DLE, ATEEZ, ITZY, TOMORROW X TOGETHER, CRAVITY, aespa, ENHYPEN, IVE, NMIXX, TEMPEST, LE SSERAFIM, and NewJeans.

Meanwhile, P-pop is proudly represented by the country's top artists, Calista, KAIA, and 1st.One, who will all be performing their own hit songs.

Heading the Kapuso stars entertaining us as we welcome the new year is Asia's Multimedia Star Alden Richards, along with Julie Anne San Jose, Christian Bautista, Rayver Cruz, Barbie Forteza, Ruru Madrid, Sanya Lopez, Kyline Alcantara, Derrick Monasterio, and Dasuri Choi.

2. Bonifacio Global City (BGC) Alive! Countdown to 2023 | December 31, 2022, 8:00 p.m.

The city comes alive with festive fun, food, a grand pyromusical fireworks display, and powerhouse performances from the country’s best artists: Bamboo, Sarah Geronimo, Ebe Dancel and Morissette Amon.

The biggest NYE celebration in the metro is back, better than ever! 🎆🍾✨ The city comes alive with festive fun, food, a...

Posted by Bonifacio Global City on Friday, December 16, 2022

Here are the available parking options:

parking options Alive 2023

3. Eastwood - Quezon City New Year Countdown 2023
| December 31, 2022, 9:00 p.m.

Going all out with its biggest celebration in two years, Eastwood – Quezon City New Year Countdown 2023 is set to return with a bang this December 31 at the Eastwood Mall Open Park with the much-anticipated free-for-all event that will feature live musical performances, fireworks displays, the iconic Star Drop, exciting activities, and an after-party that will run until the early hours of 2023.

Eastwood - Quezon City New Year Countdown 2023

Guests can jam to energizing performances from Christian Bautista, Lola Amour, Yeng Constantino, and Zack Tabudlo.

When the clock strikes twelve, the crowd will be treated to a stunning view of Shower of Stars, a simultaneous fireworks display that will happen in two locations: at the 1880 Building and at the Global One Building. Eastwood City’s traditional Star Drop, which hearkens to the world-famous Ball Drop in Times Square in New York City, will also signal the changing of the year, as well as a special Bubble Shower.

4. SM Mall of Asia NYE Countdown to 2023 | December 31 9pm at Seaside Boulevard

Fireworks are set to illuminate the sky against Manila Bay on New Year’s Eve as MOA welcomes 2023 with the grandest countdown party with Zephanie, Sponge Cola, Darren and SB19 and world-class pyromusical fireworks show and dazzling lights!

SM Mall of Asia NYE Countdown to 2023

5. Countdown to 2023 at Quezon Memorial Circle | December 31, 2022 9pm

The Quezon City government urged residents to refrain from using firecrackers and instead watch the fireworks displays in six areas in the city on New Year’s Eve.

A concert featuring different performances led by rock band Silent Sanctuary will be held at the Quezon Memorial Circle at 9 p.m. tomorrow, followed by a countdown and a fireworks display to be streamed live on the official Facebook page of the local government.

Ilang araw nalang, 2023 na! Excited ka na ba? 🎆🥳 Makisaya at isama ang buong pamilya, barkada, girlfriend/boyfriend, o...

Posted by Quezon City Government on Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Fireworks displays will also be held to usher in the New Year at Eastwood City open park, Robinson’s Novaliches, SM Fairview, SM North EDSA and SM Novaliches.

QCitizens, para sa ligtas at masayang pagsalubong sa bagong taon, huwag nang magpaputok o magsagawa ng fireworks...

Posted by Quezon City Government on Wednesday, December 28, 2022

6. Newport World Resorts New Year 2023 The World Parties

From December 31 all the way to January 1, eight parties will take place at one of the country's pioneer hotel and entertainment destinations.

You want more? We'll give you more! Experience our New Year parties altogether in one thrilling night. Book yours now!...

Posted by Newport World Resorts on Wednesday, December 7, 2022

At the Newport Performing Arts Theater, two vocal queens will take the stage with the Power Divas New Year's Eve Concert. Lani Misalucha with Mel Villena and the AMP Big Band will be joined by Gigi De Lana with the Gigi Vibes Band to belt it out from 8:00 pm to the new year.

Party ‘til midnight with Variation Six Band and Eastside Band at Bar 360.

Groove to the beats of the new year with Cage Band and VST & The Boyfriends at The Grand Bar and Lounge Newport Grand Wing.

A grand buffet featuring a sumptuous spread plus a groovy set from A Project Band at Mariott Manila. Enjoy live entertainment and a fabulous feast with sweets and drinks until midnight at Sheraton Manila Hotel. Choose your bubbly welcome to 2023 - pool side, Vubble Pod, or by the Pool Bar at Hilton Manila.

Bounce to the beat and hop onto the new year at Newport Mall. This is free and open to the public.

7. Okada Manila's Spectacularly Stellar New Year's Eve 2023 Grand Countdown | December 31, 2022

Welcome 2023 in style at Okada Manila with some of the most recognized names in the international and local music scene. Watch the sky light up with a grand fireworks display at midnight and say hello to the New Year.

Tickets to access all three events are available now at

Spectacularly Stellar: 2023 Grand Countdown | Okada Manila

Okada Manila's Spectacularly Stellar New Year's Eve 2023 Grand Countdown promises to be a fantastic evening of celebrations! There's something for everyone on December 31, with big events at the Grand Ballroom, The Fountain, and Cove Manila. Don't miss out on this once-a-year experience. Get your tickets today at and or by emailing us at or calling us at +632 8555 5799. #OkadaManilaNYE2023 #HolidaysAtOkadaManila

Posted by Okada Manila on Friday, December 16, 2022

8. New Year Countdown Concert at Rizal Park

The National Parks Development Committee (NPDC) is all set for the New Year Countdown Concert at the historical Rizal Park Luneta.

The Park will be open from 5:00 AM on December 31 until 1:00 AM on January 1, 2023, for the New Year Countdown Concert.

Meanwhile, the operating hours of Rizal Park will be from 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM until December 30, 2022 and on January 1-2, 2023.

9. Manila Ocean Park Sparkle New Year's Eve Party | December 31, 8:00 pm to 2:00 am

Usher 2023 with two electrifying DJs that will make us groove to the beat all night long!

Manila Ocean Park Sparkle New Year's Eve Party

10. Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila's The Best is Yet to Come 2023

Experience Euphoria in welcoming the new year at the Harbor Garden Tent in The Best Is Yet To Come—Sofitel Manila's New Year's Eve Party.

Sofitel is bringing the fire and setting the night alight with music from the world’s biggest boyband performed by phenomenal artists (Mr. Merjohn Lagaya, VXON, and 4th Impact), a sumptuous international buffet, fun games, a raffle for guests, and a New Year's countdown and fireworks display, all while you're surrounded by the beautiful backdrop of the Manila Bay skyline.

NOTE: Media giant ABS-CBN also has a New Year Countdown Special called "Salubong 2023".

— The Summit Express

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