1. The Garage Weekend Fair
What to expect: Loads of vintage and rare finds at low prices!
Must do: What else but shop 'til you drop! Bring your barkada and scour cheap thrills for your next night out.
Head over to: 9626 Kamagong Street, San Antonio Village, Makati City on June 18, 11AM to 6PM (Free admission).
2. Blessthefall Live in Skydome
What to expect: A night of rocking out with Eric Lambert, Matt Traynor, Jared Warth, Beau Bokan, and Elliot Gruenberg!
Must do: Shut the world out for a good two hours while enjoying the band's best hits playing live!
Head over to: SM City North EDSA Skydome on June 13, 6PM (P2,280 for Bleachers and P3,105 for VIP. Purchase tickets here).
3. Fete de la Musique Manila 2016
What to expect: Pure music goodness on World Music Day with live performances of various genres—rock, electronica, funk, hip hop, and a whole lot more.
Must do: Hop from one venue to another—this event is spread all across Makati City, making this music fest more diverse and uniquely cool!
Head over to: Makati on June 18, starts at 2PM. For full schedule and directory, click here. (Free admission)
4. Vibrant Fest
What to expect: Music and lights and colors, all in one event! Bring out your wildest self on a night filled with all things glowing and vivid!
Must do: Let yourself be painted in a rainbow of colors—best wear your comfiest whites and sway to the beats of the coolest DJs in town!
Head over to: Circuit Grounds, Makati on June 18. Price starts at P750. Purchase tickets here)
5. Ampalaya Monologues
What to expect: A whole new level of #feels brought by new stories of LGBTQ+ individuals, performed by Theater in Alternative Platforms.
Must do: Bring a friend from the LGBTQ+ community and watch this together—a great way to honor Pride Day!
Head over to: O Bar, Ortigas Home Depot, Julia Vargas Avenue, Ortigas, Pasig City on June 19, 5PM. Tickets at P300. Purchase here.
6. PAF Anniversary Run 2016
What to expect: Running alongside Philippine Air Force personnel. Bet this doesn't happen often, so join now!
Must do: Go for the 21k run. It's never to late to challenge yourself to greater hurdles!
Head over to: Liwasang Ulalim, CCP Complex, Pasay City on June 19. Assembly time starts at 4:20AM, with 3k, 5k, 10k and 21k runs. Registration fee starts at P350. Register here.
7. UP Wiloci Fun Run 2016
What to expect: Members of UP Wiloci and fellow runners join forces to express their support for indigent and abused women through a fun run.
Must do: Witness the ribbon-cutting of the Oblation in UP BGC after the run.
Head over to: UP-BGC, Taguig City on June 19, 5AM. Price starts at P300. Register here.
8. Culture Club Live in Manila
What to expect: The Voice UK's Boy George belting out the band's smash hits like Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?, Time (Clock of the Heart), Karma Chameleon, and Love is Love with Jon Moss, Mikey Craig, and Roy Hay.
Must do: Wear your best 80s outfit and dance the night away! Best tag your oldies-loving sibs, or the whole family!
Head over to: Smart Araneta Coliseum on June 17 and 18, 8PM and 10PM respectively. Price starts at P2,000. Purchase tickets here.
What to expect: NBA star Damian Lillard of Portland Trail Blazers, no less!
Must do: Cheer your basketball heart out—it's Damian Lillard in Manila, dude! Oh, and if you're one of the lucky selected few who'll get the chance to meet him, don't forget your paraphernalia (D Lillard 2, anyone) and marker, please!
Head over to: Smart Araneta Coliseum on June 14. Get premium passes by availing P5,000 worth of adidas basketball products.
10. Creative Talks + Art Sale 2.0
What to expect: Learn from the experts in the art department: Abbey Sy, Alessa Lanot, Tippy Go and June Digan.
Must do: Listen intently and take their words to heart. And buy the artists' pre-loved stuff as well, to get you started on your creative journey!
Head over to: Pi Breakfast and Pies, The Grove by Rockwell, Pasig City on June 15, 2PM. Register here. (Free admission)
11. Rak of Aegis 5.0
What to expect: Our well-loved PETA original with new talents and a powerhouse cast singing our favorite Aegis hits!
Must do: Sing-along to "Luha" and "Halik"—we know you want to.
Head over to: PETA Theater Center, No. 5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City starting June 18, with shows at 3PM and 8PM. Purchase tickets here.
12. Starving for Art
What to expect: Spoken word artists from different places dropping words from the heart, performed from the heart.
Must do: Gather up your guts and take on the stage—experience being a spoken-word artist for once (who knows, the first may be followed by a series—until you find yourself doing this regularly!).
Head over to: DITO: Bahay ng Sining, J. Molina Street, Marikina City on June 17 to 19, 7PM. (Free admission)
13. National Makeover Day 2016
What to expect: A whole day dedicated to beauty of every Filipina!
Must do: Get a makeover for free—and score discounts on your favorite HBC products!
Head over to: HBC Corporate Centre, Mindanao Avenue corner Qurino Highway, Novaliches, Quezon City from June 16 to 18, 7AM.
14. Special Father's Day Performance by Philharmonic Orchestra
What to expect: A Father's Day treat of feel-good music with the special participation of Jose Mari Chan.
Must do: Bring your dad!
Head over to: Grand Atrium, Level 2, Shangri-La Plaza Mall, EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard Mandaluyong City on June 19, 6:30PM.
15. Estée Lauder Makeup Workshop
What to expect: Meet your perfect foundation match with the help of Estée Lauder's Global makeup artists Bobby Wang and Vincent Xu.
Must do: Bring your kit and practice while the lecture is going on!
Head over to: Estée Lauder, SM Aura Premier on June 17. Workshop starts at 11AM. RSVP at 09179790686.
16. Travel the Write Way
What to expect: Learn how to journal your journeys around the Philippines and beyond—and hopefully get to be published for a larger audience!
Must do: Pack your pen and paper and as soon as the workshop is done, starting writing.
Head over to: Fully Booked, Bonifacio Global City on June 18, 1PM. Register here.
What to expect: A moving Broadway rock opera that tackles the faith, a first from MusicArtes.
Must do: Take good note of the quotes and share them with your friends.
Head over to: Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, 4th Floor, RCBC Plaza, Ayala Avenue, corner Gil Puyat Avenue Makati City starting on June 17, 3:30PM and 8PM. Price starts at P731.50. Purchase tickets here.
18. Monster Jam
What to expect: An all out thrilling time with racing trucks competing to be crowned the Manila Racing champion.
Must do: Capture the adrenaline rush by being snap-happy!
Head over to: SM Mall of Asia Arena on June 18 and 19, starting at 11AM. Price starts at P500. Purchase tickets here.
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