THE LIST: New Year events in Manila

Posted at 12/28/2012 12:52 PM | Updated as of 12/30/2012 12:11 PM

MANILA, Philippines – (UPDATED) Several establishments are offering different ways to celebrate the coming of 2013 – from parties to gigs and lavish buffets.

Here are some of them. These are not endorsed by ABS-CBNnews.com.

DECEMBER 31 (MONDAY)

12 O’ Clock Rock! New Year’s Countdown
Time: 7:30 p.m. onwards
Venue: Isla Ballroom, Edsa Shangri-la Hotel, Mandaluyong City
Other details: Features Juan Miguel Salvador and the Authority Band, a buffet celebration of festive dishes and holiday desserts. For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 633-8888 local 2895 or e-mail [email protected].

A Capitol Celebration at Discovery Suites
Time: not specified
Venue: Discovery Suites
Other details: Features retro dance music from Human Race Band and contemporary house music by DJ Santi Santos. Dinner buffet at 22 Prime at P2,500 net per person, and at Restaurant 5 at P2,200 net per person. For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 719-8888 or e-mail [email protected].

Buddha-Bar Manila’s New Year’s Eve Dinner
Time: 7 p.m. onwards; open bar from 7 to 10 p.m.
Venue: Buddha-Bar Manila, Kalayaan Avenue, Makati City
Other details: Set dinner with a glass of wine costs P2,600 net per person.

Buddha-Bar Manila’s New Year’s Countdown
Time: 7 p.m. onwards; open bar from 7 to 10 p.m.
Venue: Buddha-Bar Manila, Kalayaan Avenue, Makati City
Other details: Grand fireworks display with champagne toast costs P500 per person.

Pink Diamond Gala Ball
Time: 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Venue: The Lobby, The Peninsula Manila
Other details: Features a buffet and pink champagne, a band playing dance music. For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 887-2888 or e-mail [email protected].

Eastwood City New Year Countdown to 2013
Time: 6 p.m. onwards
Venue: Eastwood Mall Open Park, Libis, Quezon City
Other details: Features live performances by Iyaz, Ely Buendia, Up Dharma Down, Urbanation, General Luna and Mark Mabasa. Fireworks display and star drop at 12 a.m.

Manila Hotel’s New Year Party
Time: Dinner at 6 p.m., party at 9 p.m. onwards
Venue: Manila Hotel, One Rizal Park, Manila
Other details: Tickets to the New Year’s Countdown are at P3,500 net per person inclusive of crossover buffet and sparkling wine for the midnight toast. For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 527-0011 local 1260 to 62.

Marriott Hotel Manila’s New Year’s Eve Countdown Party
Time: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Venue: Marriott Hotel Manila, Pasay City
Other details: Cocktail package costs P1,550 net per person at The Lounge. Buffet cocktail package at The Garden Room costs P3,888 net per person. Four-course set dinner at Cru Steakhouse at P5,300 net per person. For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 988-9980.

New Year’s Eve at Salon de Ning
Time: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Venue: Salon de Ning, The Peninsula Manila, Makati City
Other details: Features unlimited wine, spirits, beer and one Moet & Chandon Piccolo for P2,800 nett per person. Midnight balloon drop featuring more than 1,000 balloons at The Lobby. For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 887-2888 extension 7410 or 6694.

New Year’s Eve Party at Eden Nightclub
Time: 11 p.m. onwards
Venue: Eden Nightclub, Eastwood City, Libis, Quezon City
Other details: For exclusive guest list (free entry) and table reservation, contact Brynn Anthonyette Jornacion at 0917-5062488. Limited seats only.

Opus’ New Year’s Eve Champagne Ball
Time: 10 p.m. onwards
Venue: Opus Restaurant and Lounge, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City
Other details: Features music by DJs Carlo Ocampo, Karl Ty and Jason Soong. Attire: jackets for men, cocktail dresses for ladies. Contact 0917-8747738 for dinner inquiries and reservations, and 0917-8094093 for lounge inquiries and reservations.

Palladium’s New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball with Liz Candy
Time: 10 p.m. onwards
Venue: Palladium, Makati City
Other details: Features DJs Regiel Orocay and Lady Trinity. Dress code strictly enforced.

Prive’s New Year’s Eve Ball
Time: 10 p.m. onwards
Venue: Prive Luxury Club, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Other details: Features DJs John Monreal, Rico Arce and Funk Avy. For inquiries, contact 0917-8988181 or visit www.priveluxuryclub.com.

Republiq’s Annual New Year’s Eve Ball
Time: 10 p.m. onwards
Venue: Republiq Club, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City
Other details: Features music by Mars Miranda, Marc Naval, Martin Pulgar and Ace Ramos. Attire: White. For reservations and inquiries, contact 0917-5508888 or visit www.republiqclub.com.

Spiral New Year’s Eve Dinner
Time: 7 p.m.
Venue: Spiral, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, Pasay City
Other details: Features an international buffet, a complimentary glass of Moet et Chandon 2010, a balloon drop for the New Year countdown, and live jazz music. Buffet price starts at P4,800++ per person. Entrance tickets to the New Year countdown at La Veranda is at P1,000 per person, inclusive of a glass of champagne. Visit http://www.facebook.com/SofitelManila/app_320174801379988 for bookings.

Sunset Bar’s New Year’s Eve Barbecue Buffet
Time: 7 p.m.
Venue: Sunset Bar, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, Pasay City
Other details: Features the Camerata Jazz Band and a barbecue buffet at P3,100++ per person. Visit http://www.facebook.com/SofitelManila/app_320174801379988 for bookings.

JANUARY 1, 2013

31 to 1: 100% Rockwell New Year Party
Time: 1 a.m.
Venue: The Rockwell Tent, Makati City
Other details: For tickets and inquiries, contact 0918-6067070 or 0918-6067569.

7th High’s White Out New Year Celebration
Time: not specified
Venue: 7th High, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Other details: For inquiries and table reservations, contact 0917-5852164 or (02) 856-1786.