Can’t think of what to do this Halloween weekend? Here are our suggestions... we have something for everyone so read on:
For kids who want to go treasure-hunting: KidZania Manila Treasure Trove Adventure. If you want your kids to experience a different kind of Halloween party, schedule a visit to KidZania Manila from October 28 to 31. Those with PaZZports get to access an exclusive KidZania treasure trove, while those who will come in explorer-themed costumes will be given a special treat.
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For the Pokemon Go fanatic: 1st Philippine Pokemon Festival. Still hooked on Pokemon Go? Drop by Globe’s Iconic Store at Bonifacio High Street from October 28 to 29 to catch all the Pokemon (including rare ones!) you want, while making new friends and winning prizes from booth activities and on-stage games. Mind you, Pikachu will be dropping by the event as well!
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For those who want to get their comic fix: Halloween Comic Fest. Just like Free Comic Book Day back in April, Comic Odyssey’s Halloween Comic Fest lets avid comic book fans score a free comic book (up to three free comic books at Comic Odyssey’s High Street branch) without any purchase necessary on October 29, starting at 10AM. In addition to free comics, your favorite heroes and villains will be dropping by the event, along with discounts on selected items.
For those who are looking for a one-of-a-kind Halloween: Manila's First-Ever The Day of the Dead Festival. Jose Cuervo shares its rich heritage through the Day of the Dead to as many cultures as possible—from London, USA, New Zealand, and now in the Philippines. On October 28, at Green Sun Lounge on Pasong Tamo Street, Makati, the living and the dead will once again meet in accord when they fully experience the lights, music and visuals of Dia De Los Muertos in 360 degrees with “The Eye.” Featuring international DJ Spectrum K and our country’s top DJ’s Jay Santos, Toy Armanda, Brian Cua, Kat DJ, Khai Lim, and Mike Lavet.
For those who feel like running (away from ghosts): Color Manila Costume Run. Whether you want to run for 500m, 3K, or 5K, participating in fun runs would be much fun if you don a costume, don’t you think? For this particular run, you can either come in your own costume, or purchase the deluxe kit, where you can choose to be either a fairy, a leopard, a superhero, or a pirate. Register here for Color Manila’s next night run, happening on October 29, 7PM, at Filinvest City, Alabang.
For those who want to party all night come Halloween: The Palace Space Odyssey. For its annual Halloween ball, The Palace Pool Club, Revel at the Palace, and Valkyrie Nightclub will go futuristic this time around with its space theme, representing the moon, Mars, and the space station repsectively. DJs Ace Ramos and Mars Miranda will be in charge of the beats for the whole nightMake sure to be at your best space-themed costume, be it a comic character, pop culture icon, or a monster (and purchase tickets to the event as well) as you party away on October 31, 10PM.
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Banner photograph from Color Manila Run Facebook page.