The year 2020 is finally done, and with all that has happened, celebrating the New Year surely has a new meaning to it!
And since seeing the calendar turn into 2021 is such an accomplishment this year, we should not miss the chance to give the upcoming year a warm welcome. This means making the most of this season by rewarding ourselves and the people we love with an awesome yet safe celebration!
If you’re wondering how you could celebrate the upcoming New Year in Metro Manila, this list is here to back you up! We’ve rounded up virtual gatherings, hotel & dining deals, and other special activities you could join so we could all end the year with cheer!
SM by The Bay‘s Fireworks Display
Catch a spectacular fireworks display at the Central Park of SM by the Bay on January 1 at 7 PM. Health protocols will still be observed. Click here for more information.
Did you miss the special fireworks display last night? JOIN US AGAIN TONIGHT, DECEMBER 5 FOR ANOTHER SPECTACULAR…Posted by SM Mall of Asia Official on Saturday, December 5, 2020
The Manila Hotel‘s 2021 Countdown with a Cause
The Manila Hotel’s virtual New Year party promises a fun celebration with amazing prizes in store for the attendees! Every P3,500 in a single-receipt transaction at the Manila Hotel and its restaurants will grant guests the invitation to the Zoom party plus a chance to win prizes including an overnight stay at their famed MacArthur Suite! Not only that, part of the proceeds will also be donated to the displaced workers during the pandemic. Click here for more information.
Join our cause to help our fellow Filipinos and get a chance to win exciting prizes! With our virtual New Year’s…Posted by The Manila Hotel on Thursday, December 17, 2020
Resorts World Manila‘s Grand Countdown to 2021
The Grand Countdown to 2021 at the Resorts World Manila will be streamed live on pay per view at KTX.ph for P2,000. The event will feature performances from Morissette, Jed Madela, Jona, Jon Santos, and The L.O.V.E. Project artists. Big prizes will also be given away to lucky ticket buyers! More details here.
We’re ready to welcome the new year, with new hope and new thrills! Watch Morissette and Jed Madela, Jona and Jon…Posted by Resorts World Manila on Sunday, December 6, 2020
Okada Manila NYE Countdown
Okada Manila will be streaming their year-end event through Cove Manila’s Twitch TV. It will also be livestreamed on the hotel’s TV screens beginning at 10:30 PM.
Watch our biggest year-end event via Cove Manila Twitch TV. See you on Dec. 31, 2020. Online concert will also be streamed LIVE on in-room hotel TV screens. Livestream starts at 10:30 PM.Posted by Okada Manila on Saturday, December 19, 2020
Hotel & Dining Deals
Sofitel Manila‘s Festive Spiral at Home
You can still catch this limited offer from Sofitel Manila just in time for your Media Noche. The Festive Spiral at Home is a specially-curated menu of the restaurant’s signature dishes from across its prestigious 21 dining ateliers. Its price starts at P18,000, with advanced payment and three days pre-order required. More information here.
Marco Polo Ortigas Manila‘s Holiday Offers
As the Philippines’ first sky hotel, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila offers the unmatched view of both the Ortigas cityscape and the serene Rizal mountains while you dine at Connect Lounge’s special New Year set menu on December 30 and 31. Price starts at P1,888 per person.
You can also participate at VU Bar’s “This Way to 2021” celebration with their in-house DJ, happening on December 31 starting at 5 PM. Door charge is P1,850 with a welcome drink while two of their signature beverages are 50% off. Social distancing and other health protocols will still be observed.
Be sure to make advanced reservations by calling (632) 7720 7777. Click here for more information.
Manila Marriott‘s New Year Buffet
At Marriott Café, you can spend you New Year’s Eve Dinner (6 PM to 10:30 PM), New Year’s Day Lunch (12 NN to 3 PM), and New Year’s Day Dinner (6 PM to 10:30 PM) for P2,888 nett per person. Only the finest dishes such as crispy pork belly, ribeye steak, mud crab, tiger prawns, and so much more will be available at a buffet with all the dishes to be delivered to your table.
For inquiries, contact them at (0917) 859 9521 or (0917) 825 2896, or visit the
hotel’s website www.manilamarriott.com.
Sheraton Manila‘s New Year’s Eve Room Package
Enjoy a relaxing staycation while reveling in the scenic view of the airport with Sheraton Manila’s New Year’s Eve Room Package. This includes a Deluxe Room accommodation for P17,888++ inclusive of breakfast for two; or a Loft Room accommodation for P23,888++ inclusive of breakfast for four. You’ll also get 20% off on all F&B outlets, late check out at 4 PM on January 1, and exclusive access to Resorts World Manila’s 2021 countdown celebration.
For reservations, call +63 279021800, or visit www.sheratonmanila.com.
Discovery Suites‘ Sumptuous Traditions with 22 Prime
Enjoy unlimited steak, turkey, and salmon this New Year’s Eve at 22 Prime for only P3,000 nett per person! Their set menu for take-out and delivery is also available until December 31. This includes their Signature Steak Platter with USDA Rib Eye, Wagyu Hanger Steak, and Striploin; Turkey Roulade; Prawns Thermidor; and Festive Dessert Platter consisting of 5 different desserts. It is priced P9,500 nett for pre-order.
For more information, click here.
Dusit Thani Manila‘s Festive Offerings
You can enjoy The Pantry’s New Year offerings, featuring a sumptuous buffet spread that include favorites such as a whole roast turkey and holiday ham. You can avail this as a New Year’s Eve dinner buffet for P4,250 nett with unlimited soda, wine, beer, gin tonic bar and sparkling wine, plus 2 complimentary NYE party food and beverage stubs; or as a New Year’s Day hangover brunch for P2,800 nett with bloody mary, mimosa, unlimited soda, beer, wine, gin, tonic bar and sparkling wine.
There is also a New Year’s Eve dinner at the Benjarong with a 5-course set menu for 2 people with a price of P4,500 nett. Meanwhile, their New Year’s Day lunch offers a festive ala carte menu with a minimum spend of P1,500 nett per person.
Contact Dusit Thani Manila at +63 (2) 7238 8888.
Okada Manila‘s Sparkles of Hope
For diners, you can enjoy the Grand Holiday Buffet at Medley Buffet on New Year’s Eve (P3,588 nett) from 6 PM until 12 midnight and on New Year’s Day (P2,700 nett) from 12 noon to 3 PM. Enbu’s Holiday Set Menu will also be available until December 31. For P2,020++, this set menu already includes their Sashimi salad, One Bite Sushi Temari style, Ebi Fried & Menchi Katsu, 3 Kinds of Tori Karaage, Refillable Rice & Miso Soup, their Homemade Ice Cream, and Matcha Cheese Cake.
For those seeking a relaxing staycation, check out their Holiday by The Bay Staycation offer inclusive of a complimentary Christmas Hamper, complimentary P2,000 worth of dining credits, and so much more! Learn more about their promos here.
Homestream images from Okada Manila and SM Mall of Asia on Facebook.