Visitors in Cebu can look forward to a number of events as the year comes to a close. A concert and a musical kick off the month of December along with a beauty pageant. A countdown party is a fitting way to cap off the year for both residents and visitors in Cebu.
These events will likely keep your blood pumping even as the cool weather starts to envelop the Queen City of the South. Read on and see which show or concert in Cebu this December 2018 can warm you up!
1. Michael Learns to Rock Live in Cebu
Where: Pacific Grand Ballroom of the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino
When: December 7, 2018
Price: PhP4,710 for SVIP tickets; PhP3,660 for VIP tickets; PhP2,620 for Gold tickets; PhP1,880 for SP Balcony tickets; PhP1,570 for Silver tickets; PhP1,050 for balcony tickets
Michael Learns To Rock visits Cebu for a one-night concert as part of their “Still Asian Tour 2018.”
Image: Michael Learns To Rock
The titos and titas (uncles and aunts) of Cebu are in for a treat on December 7, as the popular 90s band is set to perform at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino. Mikkel Lentz, Kåre Wanscher, and Jascha Richter are expected to belt out familiar tunes such as “25 Minutes,” “Out Of The Blue,” “The Actor,” and “Paint My Love.” The concert is part of the “Still Asian Tour 2018/2019” of the biggest pop-rock band from Denmark.
How to get to Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino
: From SM City Cebu, you can ride a jeepney headed for Lahug and get off at Cebu IT Park. The hotel is located right across Cebu IT Park.
Tip: Take into account traffic when you plan your trip to the concert venue.
2. 41st Mrs. Universe Pageant
Where: Sky Hall of SM Seaside City Cebu
When: December 11, 2018
Price: Contact the organizer for ticket prices
The Mrs. Universe Pageant is set to take the stage for the first time in the country on December 11.
Image: Mrs. Universe North America 2018 - DeAnna Emborski
Following the successful hosting of the Ms. Earth beauty pageant in the nation’s capital, the spotlight is turned to Cebu as it hosts the 41st Mrs. Universe Pageant. The pageant brings together around 80 married women from all over the world with the goal of empowering women and creating positive change. For the first time, the pageant will be held in the country. The event will be hosted by DeAnna Emborski, Mrs. Universe North America 2018.
How to get to SM Seaside City Cebu: From SM City Cebu, take a MyBus ride to SM Seaside City Cebu.
Tip: Similar to concerts, it’s more fun to watch beauty pageants with a group of friends.
3. Jessica Sanchez Live at Waterfront Hotel Cebu
Where: The Pacific Grand Ballroom at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino
When: December 20, 2018
Price: PhP6,500 for VVIP tickets; PhP5,000 for VIP tickets; PhP4,000 for Platinum tickets; PhP3,500 for Gold tickets; PhP3,000 for Silver tickets; PhP2,500 for Bronze tickets; PhP1,000 for General Admission tickets; PhP800 for Upper Balcony tickets
Filipino-American pop sensation Jessica Sanchez will belt out popular songs during her one-night concert on December 20.
Image: Jessica Sanchez Philippines
Filipino-American singer and songwriter Jessica Sanchez is set to hold a one-night-only concert a few days before Christmas. The American Idol runner-up is expected to belt out her own rendition of popular pop songs as well as cuts from her recent albums.
How to get to Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino: From Ayala Center Cebu, you can ride a jeepney headed for Lahug and get off at Cebu IT Park. The hotel is located right across Cebu IT Park.
Tip: If you are planning to attend a concert on your own, avoid over-thinking and simply enjoy the show.
4. Scharon Mani
Where: SM Seaside City Cebu
When: December 7, 8, 9, 2018
Price: PhP1,000 for VIP tickets; PhP600 for General Admission A tickets; and PhP350 for General Admission B tickets
Scharon Mani is a story of a young girl set on attaining her dreams.
Image: 2TinCans Philippines, Inc.
Musical lovers are in for a treat as 2TinCans Philippines, Inc. is set to host Scharon Mani at the Centerstage of SM Seaside City Cebu. Directed by Sarah Mae Enclona-Henderson, the musical is about a little girl from Dumaguete City who wants to achieve her dreams with the help of her friends. The event is made possible through a special arrangement with Youth Advocates through Theatre Arts (YATTA).
How to get to SM Seaside City Cebu: From Fuente Osmeña, take a MyBus ride to SM Seaside City Cebu.
Tip: When attending plays and musicals, it’s always best to arrive early so you can be in your seat before the show starts.
5. Glitters and Blues (A New Year’s Countdown Party)
Where: Cebu Parklane International Hotel
When: December 31, 2018
Price: PhP1,000 for adults; PhP500 for children
End the year with a bang at the Glitters and Blues countdown party at the Cebu Parklane International Hotel.
Image: Cebu Parklane International Hotel
Counting down the seconds to New Year is more fun when you are with family and friends. Cebu Parklane International Hotel makes this possible with its Glitters and Blues New Year Countdown Party at the Kan-anan Restaurant. To liven up the party, a live band and guest DJ will keep you in the mood for dancing and partying as the New Year approaches.
How to get to Cebu Parklane International Hotel
: Cebu Parklane International Hotel is within walking distance from Ayala Center Cebu. It is right across the Mandarin Plaza Hotel.
Tip: While many holiday parties tend to be casual, it does not hurt to check the dress code at a countdown party you are planning to attend.
As the year comes to a close, there are still some events you can look forward to if you find yourself in Cebu this coming December.
Which of these shows and concerts in Cebu for December 2018 will you be attending? Let us know in the comments section below!