GUIDE: Events in Metro Manila and beyond for Halloween 2017

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Oct 26 2017 06:05 AM | Updated as of Oct 26 2017 06:09 AM

DreamPlay’s dance group, The Dreamers, will perform various routines in this year’s Spookfest. Handout photo

MANILA – Here are some Halloween events for both kids and kids at heart. 

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CHAOS NIGHTCLUB

City of Dreams Manila’s Chaos Nightclub ends October on a high note with a Halloween weekend special and a rock festival featuring the country’s most sought after DJs, singers, and bands. 

Chaos casts the spotlight on DJs Brandon Jon, David Ardiente, and Emil Angeles to spin retro tunes in “Nostalgia” on October 26; and Trapped, MVRXX, Jet Boado, and Supmerman to showcase different music genres in “Across the Board” on October 27.

On October 28, a ghoulish night dubbed as “Out of the Norm” will feature the Trap and Dubstep beats of DJs JJ Saur, Nathan J, and MK Thompson. 

The last installment of Chaos’s rock music festival will be held on October 29, featuring Nicole Asensio of General Luna and Ney Dimaculangan of 6Cyclemind.

Entrance is free for the rock music festival, while door charge is priced at P500 inclusive of one drink for the Halloween weekend special from October 26 to 28. For Chaos VIP table reservations, call (0917) 886-3678 or visit www.chaosmanila.com. 

CRIMSON HOTEL

Come in your favorite costume at Crimson Hotel’s “Heroes and Villains” event on October 28, which will feature activities such as trick or treat, face painting, games, and many more. 

There are two slots available: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at P950 per person, and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at P1,100 per person. 

Crimson Hotel is also offering Halloween room packages starting at P7,000 net inclusive of an overnight stay, two passes to the “Heroes and Villains” event, goodie bags, and buffet breakfast for two. 

Halloween lunch and buffet specials are also available at Café Eight starting at P1,235++ per person, inclusive of free-flowing drinks. 

For more details, call (02) 863-2222 or visit www.crimsonhotel.com/manila. 

DIAMOND HOTEL PHILIPPINES

Diamond Hotel Philippines is welcoming kids and kids at heart to its “Hotel Transylvania” Halloween event on October 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

A ticket costs P1,000 per person, inclusive of a snack box, a party loot bag, and access to the event’s activities such as trick or treat, face painting, glitter tattoo, arts and crafts, photo booth, and live musical performances. Guests have a chance to win a Nintendo Switch with a Joy-Con in the grand raffle draw. 

Those who will book the Halloween Room Package at P6,000 net per night in a Deluxe Room from October 27 to November 3 will get to enjoy treats like a free ticket to a Halloween event (per stay basis), buffet breakfast for two at the Corniche restaurant, unlimited Wi-Fi access, and 20% off on massage and laundry. A special rate of P5,800 per night is also available to those who will stay for two nights.

Call (02) 528-3000 ext. 8461 for ticket inquiries, and ext. 1140 to 43 for room reservations.

DREAMPLAY

DreamPlay, the Dreamworks-inspired interactive play space at City of Dreams Manila, will hold its annual “Spookfest” from October 28 to November 1 packed with games, activities, performances, and prizes. 

Children who wish to join can sign up for the “Spookiest VIP Package” for P1,500 which includes an all-day pass at DreamPlay, an exclusive experience to participate in the “Shrek or Treat Pumpkin Hunt” and “Shrek It Out” costume contest, admission to view the DreamWorks Halloween movie at the Dream Theatre, a pass to create pumpkin-shaped gingerbread cookies at Gingy’s Kitchen, photo ops with Shrek, and a Spookfest bag with DreamPlay goodies.

Kids who come prepared with their scariest, coolest, or most creative costumes can join the “Shrek It Out” contest to be held from October 28 to November 1 at 3 p.m. and get a chance to win an overnight stay at Nobu Hotel Manila, or DreamPlay tickets. 

For more details, call (02) 800-8080 or 800-0909, e-mail [email protected], or visit www.cityofdreamsmanila.com.

EASTWOOD CITY

Eastwood City’s battleground of cuteness is all set for every kid and pet to enjoy this Halloween on October 29. 

The Eastwood Mall Open Park will transform into a “Game of Thrones”-inspired city with attractions like appearances from cosplayers, a sword fight training inflatable castle, archery, and other games. 

For kids to redeem their Halloween party pass, guests need to present a single receipt worth P1,000 or accumulated receipts worth P1,500 from any of the establishments in Eastwood City on October 29. Those with furry companions can secure a Pet Pass to join. 

For more details, call the Megaworld Lifestyle Malls Concierge at (02) 709-9888, 709-0888, or (0917) 838-0111. They can also visit www.megaworldlifestylemalls.com.

EDSA SHANGRI-LA MANILA

An exciting adventure awaits families and friends this October 29 as Edsa Shangri-La Manila’s Isla Grand Ballroom transforms into an enchanted forest filled with exciting activities and entertainment, snacks, and treats. 

Tickets to the Halloween event are at P2,200 net per person. The hotel also has a room package starting at P8,000++ inclusive of an overnight stay in a Deluxe Room, buffet breakfast for two adults and two kids below five years old, and two complimentary tickets to the event. 

For more details, call (02) 633-8888 or e-mail [email protected] 

HOTEL JEN MANILA

Hotel Jen Manila is inviting guests to a Halloween Sunday brunch on October 29 at Latitude Restaurant, which will feature themed food items and activities like magic shows, face painting, balloon twisting, games, and trick or treat. 

Tickets are priced at P1,400 net per person inclusive of brunch, a bottle of sparkling wine, access to the pool, Kids Zone, complimentary parking and valet services, and unlimited Wi-Fi access. Kids aged 4 to 11 are entitled to a 50% discount, while those who are three years old and below are free of charge when accompanied by at least one paying adult. 

For more details, call (02) 795-888 or (0917) 806-2017.

MARCO POLO ORTIGAS MANILA

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon this Halloween as Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s Piccolo Kids Club brings a circus carnival for the little tots. 

This October 29, the little club has prepared a lineup of offerings such as a magic show, games, food and slushies, face painting, and trick or treat. 

For more details, call (02) 720-7777 or visit www.marcopolohotels.com.

MARRIOTT MANILA

Marriott Manila is making Halloween more fun and frightening this year with its Hallow’s Eye Carnival on October 29 and 31. The event is a lavish buffet with activities such as trick or treat, circus-themed entertainment, and surprise scares.

Rates are at P2,600 per adult for brunch (11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.) on October 29, and P2,100 per adult for dinner (6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.) on October 29 and 31.

The hotel is also offering Halloween-themed treats at the Marriott Café Bakery until October 31. 

For more details, call (02) 988-9999 or visit manilamarriott.com.

ROBINSONS MALLS

Block off your weekend this October 28 and 29 and get your kids ready for Robinsons Malls’ Halloween parties from north to south. 

Dress your little ones as heroes and villains and let them participate in different activities at Robinsons Place Manila on October 28, and Robinsons Otis, Robinsons Magnolia, Robinsons Place Lipa, Robinsons Tagaytay, and Robinsons Place Palawan on October 29
 
Let your kids experience spellbinding activities at the witches and wizards-themed Halloween events on October 29 at Robinsons Place Dasmariñas, Robinsons Place Imus, Robinsons General Trias, Robinsons Place Las Piñas, and Robinsons Town Mall Los Baños.

Meanwhile, a monster-themed party awaits kids on October 29 at Robinsons Sta. Rosa.

For more details, visit www.robinsonsmalls.com.

TWO SEASONS CORON

If your family is in Coron, Palawan this Halloween, a “boo-tiful” time awaits you at Two Seasons Coron Island Resort and Spa.

On October 31, the five-star eco-friendly resort will deck its function room with cute and creepy haunts and cook up a trick or treat event for kids. There will also be a DIY Halloween balloon design activity at 10 a.m.

For more details, call (02) 410-2075 to 80, or visit www.twoseasonsresorts.com.