Weekender Guide: December 28, 2018 to January 1, 2019

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Still don't know where to go for the holiday long weekend? Here are the events and places to check out in the coming days. 

Also read: Your Ultimate Guide to Celebrating New Year 2019 in Metro Manila

The Grand Holiday Bazaar
until December 31 (Glorietta Activity Center)

Christmas is just around the corner and your one-stop Christmas shopping bazaar is back! Save the date for this year’s most enterprising and much-anticipated holiday bazaar, now on its third year.

From previous years’ highly successful holiday bazaar, 8:28 Events presents the Grand Holiday Bazaar with its diverse assortment of affordable, yet quality gift items in the biggest mall in Makati – Glorietta. Check out stylish pieces to unique finds, fashionable footwear, elegant accessories, personalized novelty items, must-have mobile accessories, housewares and decors and many more! While shopping, you are in for a treat! The bazaar also has a mouthwatering selection of food and free entertainment. 

Mark your calendars on December 24-31. Bring your friends and family for this grand holiday shopping experience.

Magic On Ice
until January 1, 2019 (Smart Araneta Coliseum)

Smart Araneta Coliseum brings to Manila a world-renowned ice skating illusion spectacular that has never been seen here before. From December 25, 2018 to January 1, 2019, witness “Magic on Ice,” an extravagant show that combines circus, figure skating, magic, and grand Illusion.

Created by Steve Wheeler, “Magic on Ice” is a new genre of entertainment featuring the elegance and beauty of ice skating, the world of grand illusions, and the intrigue of magic. With its innovative designs and breath-taking performances, this is the family entertainment kids and kids at heart will surely love. 

Make your Christmas merry and white as frozen snow as the Big Dome welcomes the return of an ice extravaganza to its hallowed halls. The iconic venue has, after all, been the home of enthralling ice spectacles from the days of “Holiday On Ice” in the early ‘60s.

Metro Manila Film Festival 
December 25 onwards (Philippine cinemas nationwide)

Catch a local film this Christmas at MMFF. This year's festival will be featuring 8 films, including entries which star Vice Ganda, Coco Martin, Anne Curtis, and more. 

You can check out all the films which will be screening in this year's Metro Manila Film Festival here

The film festival will be running from December 25 in Philippine cinemas nationwide. 


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