People are flocking to this busy city not for work, but for special occasions.
Besides being a central business district, Makati also serves a hotspot for holiday events. The city gets busy this time of the year with activities in Glorietta, Rada, and other key areas. Check out these holiday sales and spectacles in Makati whether on your own, with loved ones, or with coworkers.
This annual event at Ayala Triangle Gardens treats viewers to a spectacle of Christmas lights and sounds. There is a light show that happens every evening when most peopel are free and the lights are at their most visible. The Festival of Lights usually comes with a theme, such as as their Disney-inspired display last year. The display starts early in November to January of the following year.
Fans of the chocolate-covered biscuit will be delighted to partake in this event. Pocky Day will be held on November 11 at Japan Town, which is on the 4th floor of Glorietta 2. There will a huge Pocky box display which you can pose and snap a photo with by simply saying “Pocky!”. The pictures will be given a special filter and even a smile score.
This year, Rada Street will turn into an urban kiddie playground for families with active children. There will be a mini bike obstacle course as well as a station for chalk and games. Families can either borrow kiddie bikes on-site or bring their own, provided they’re 16-inch wheels and below. The event will run from November 3 to December 22.
From November 1 to December 1, all National Bookstore branches nationwide will have slash prices off their products, giving you up to %50 discounts. This applies to school supplies, books, and art and craft materials. Those buying Christmas accessories, decor, and presents at each store can avail this discount too.
Since March 22 this year, Max’s Restaurant has been offering free treats for kids aged 10 and below. The promo is available in all branches nationwide and will run until December 29 this year. You still have more than a month to catch on! Just note that this promo is limited to one transaction and cannot be used with other discounts.
On November 10, The Glorietta 2 Activity Center will serve as the venue for a series of video workshops by Fujifilm. Directors and filmmakers will teach you about music videos, prenuptial shoot workflows, techniques in beauty and fashion, and visual storytelling. The event will start at 10AM and end at 8PM. If you’re available on a Sunday, this free event might click with you.
This jazz night will be on November 16 at the TIU Theater in Makati Central Square. Guests will be treated to several performances by jazz artists, some of which are internationally known. The event will start at 6:30PM, but doors will open at 5PM. If you’re an aspiring jazz musician or simply a fan of the genre, this night will not be one to miss.
This exhibit will feature printed and written works in German that portray or talk about the Philippine Archipelago. You’ll see books, prints, and maps by German scholars, cartographers, and publishers dating as far back as the 15th century. If you’re a fan of history, geography, or the German language, this exhibit will have your imagination sailing back in time.