12/23/12 Update: Manila's Awesome Guide to Year End Christmas Celebrations and BEST New Year's Eve Parties to Welcome 2013!
1. The Biggest New Year's Eve Concert @ Eastwood Grand New Year Countdown
Eastwood organizes the Best New Year's Eve Concert in Manila. The Official Quezon City Countdown will be in Eastwood Mall from 5pm of December 31 to the morning of January 1.
Eastwood is said to be throwing the best New Year's eve concert featuring K 24/7, Kiss Jane and Dream Carousel, True Faith, Side A, Freestyle and Journey’s frontman Arnel Pineda with The Ammo Band. It will be hosted by Cesca Litton and KC Montero. There will be free photo booths, videoke booths and other sponsored activities.
For inquiries, call the Eastwood Mall Concierge: +632 709-9888, + 63 917-8380111.
2. New Year Fireworks @ Mall of Asia!
The annual countdown of GMA-7 will happen in Mall of Asia, hosted by Tim Yap. At 11pm, there will be a 3-minute fireworks show to start off the GMA-7 telecast and a 15-minute Grand Fireworks show at 12 midnight. The Mall of Asia Veranda restaurants are accepting reservations already. On New Year's day itself, MOA will have the annual grand Mascot Parade around the mall.
If you are looking for fireworks, this is the place to be. Sadly, it seems like Makati and Bonifacio Global City won't have any fireworks activities. :(