Where to Watch the Fireworks for the 2016 New Year’s Celebration

Get a great view when we welcome 2016.
by | December 28, 2015

Filipinos take their fireworks seriously. Unfortunately, some fireworks have been taken off the shelves because of careless accidents and noise complaints in private residential areas. Thankfully, we have places that still host countdowns and show fireworks displays! Celebrate this New Years with a bang and check out these cool spots for fireworks displays:

Diamond Hotel


The Diamond Hotel offers a great way to view the fireworks via their Sky Lounge. From here you can see the fireworks in panoramic view. The lounge also offers food, drinks and quality music while waiting for the countdown to commence.

Discovery Suites


Enjoy the countdown while dancing to the Human Race band’s renditions of famous retro dance tracks. After the fireworks display, start the New Year right to some contemporary music courtesy of DJ Shanti.

Dusit Thani


Dusit offers its guests a crossover dinner buffet that usually starts at 10pm while waiting for the countdown to begin. They offer international dishes and beverages to help you get ready for the party that happens after the countdown. The fireworks can be viewed from the lobby or the rooftop of the hotel.

Mall of Asia


Party with the people from GMA and enjoy the performances and party that they’ve prepared for the public on Dec 31. Every year GMA hosts the New Year’s countdown at the Mall of Asia and it has always been a great treat for those who enjoy a good fireworks display.

Manila Peninsula


Music, Food, and fireworks are what Eastwood Mall has instore for its guests. Every year, famous musicians get together and put on a show for the people in anticipation of the fireworks display. After the fireworks go off, the bands get back on stage and the party resumes.

Edsa Shangri-La


The Isla Ballroom at Edsa Shangri-la hotel offers a grand celebration with amazing music performed by popular bands. The celebration starts with a feast and culminates with a beautiful fireworks display that can be viewed on the rooftop of the hotel.



If manila doesn’t sound appealing, why not take the family out of town and catch the fireworks in scenic Baguio. Here, people enjoy the cold weather and fairly quiet surroundings of the city. During New Year’s Eve there are a lot of places in Baguio that offer great fireworks displays. Check in the Baguio Country Club or find an open space in the mountain and enjoy the view of fireworks and stars.


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