LIST: Where to celebrate Easter Sunday 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 20 2019 10:25 AM

MANILA – Here’s a look at Easter events in Metro Manila and beyond this Sunday, April 21. 

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BONIFACIO HIGH STREET

Cap off the Holy Week with festivities at 3 p.m. at the Bonifacio High Street Activity Center with a Hawaiian-themed Tiki Easter Adventure for the kids to enjoy, and a Walkway Concert that asks people, “what is your resurrection story?” 

The free music festival will feature local acts Unique, Urbandub, South Border, Barbie Almalbis, and Aia de Leon.

Meanwhile, the interactive exhibit “Walkway: Reflections on the Stations of the Cross” is featured at the Bonifacio High Street strip until April 21.

CITY OF DREAMS MANILA

City of Dreams Manila celebrates Easter with diverse offerings for everyone’s delight – Easter-themed confections at Chocol8 and Café Society; a “How to Train Your Dragon”-themed Easter egg hunt (P1,499 nett per person) and other activities at DreamPlay; an acoustic night at The Garage with special guest performer Jinky Vidal; a new Omakase menu (P5,600++ per person) at Nobu Manila; and rejuvenating Easter wellness packages at Nobu Spa. 

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 800-8080 or e-mail [email protected]

CRIMSON HOTEL FILINVEST CITY

Both kids and the young-at-heart are invited to have a roaring Easter-assic celebration at Crimson Hotel’s Dino Easter Eggsploration starting at 2 p.m. at the Grand Ballroom.

Participants get to enjoy an Easter snack buffet, an interactive show, dinosaur egg hunting for kids, and other exciting games and activities. Those who join the egg decorating and costume contest get a chance to win prizes. 

Ticket rate for guests aged three and above is P1,100 net, while kids below two years old are free of charge with at least one paying companion. 

Meanwhile, Crimson Hotel is also offering an Easter brunch buffet at P1,720++ per person, inclusive of free-flowing drinks. 

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 863-2222 or e-mail [email protected] 

CROWNE PLAZA MANILA GALLERIA

Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria will have a woodland-themed Easter party at the Grand Ballroom from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Activities include games, arts and crafts, a bunny petting zoo, an inflatable free play area, and contests such as the egg hunt adventure, costume parade, and best in basket design, with an array of exciting prizes. 

Each ticket to the Easter Woodland Adventure is inclusive of admission for one child and one adult, a kiddie loot bag, a kiddie meal, and access to all Easter activities. Tickets are at P1,200 for regular admission, P900 for Lil Diners and Levitate members, P800 for an additional child, and P300 for an additional adult. 

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 633-7222 or e-mail [email protected]

DIAMOND HOTEL

Come in your most creative costume from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Diamond Hotel’s Easter Spectacle: Kids’ Party on Parade at the Diamond Ballroom and Corniche. 

Activities include face painting, kiddie salon, glitter tattoo, photo booth, meet and greet with Easter characters, live musical performances, a costume contest, and a magic show. 

There will also be a culinary spread available for sale at the Ballroom foyer. Kids get a chance to win an Apple Watch Series 4 in the grand raffle draw. 

Tickets are available at P1,000 nett per person inclusive of a take home snack box. Diamond Indulgence cardholders are entitled to P100 off on the ticket price, maximum of four tickets per purchase. For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 528-3000 ext. 8641. 

EDSA SHANGRI-LA MANILA

Edsa Shangri-La Manila invites kids to don their favorite animal costumes and hop over to the Isla Ballroom for The Great Safari from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Tickets are priced at P2,500 per person for both kids and adults, inclusive of live entertainment, fun activities, surprise loot, lunch, and a dessert buffet. Avail of four regular-priced tickets and get one complimentary Easter event ticket. 

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 633-8888 ext. 2895 or e-mail [email protected] Tickets are also available at Edsa Shangri-La Manila’s events lounge and business center from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

ENCHANTED KINGDOM

Enchanted Kingdom presents Eggsplore: A Fairytale Adventure, with free entrance to kids up to 12 years old who are dressed up in Easter or fairy tale/royalty-inspired costumes.

Be one of the first 100 kids to register at the Group Sales Office of Enchanted Kingdom in Santa Rosa, Laguna so you can participate in the shows and activities such as Easter Egg Hunt, Cenakulo Rock Kids, Chubby Bunny challenge, Jazz Up Your Easter Egg, and Easter Costume Contest. 

For more details, visit www.enchantedkingdom.ph.

HOLIDAY INN AND SUITES MAKATI 

Let your kids enjoy on Easter Sunday with a fun-filled activity that will challenge their minds and physical agility. 

Kids aged 6 to 12 are invited to help Sherlock Grinn hunt for the Golden Eggs that are hidden within Holiday Inn and Suites Makati, requiring them to unlock riddles and accomplish challenges to receive clues. 

Tickets are at P1,000 nett each inclusive of a loot bag, morning snacks, games, and a chance to win prizes. 

Holiday Inn and Suites Makati also has an Easter Sunday brunch at P2,050 nett per person, inclusive of two glasses of sparkling wine. 

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 909-0888 or visit www.holidayinn.com/makati.

MARCO POLO ORTIGAS MANILA

Take the kids on a fun voyage across the friendly seas with Set Sail: A Nautical Adventure starting at 9 a.m. at the Grand Ballroom of Marco Polo Ortigas Manila. 

Tickets are available at P1,500 per person, inclusive of heavy snacks and a bag full of delightful giveaways. 

For tickets, call (02) 720-7777 local 6310.

MEGAWORLD LIFESTYLE MALLS

Megaworld Lifestyle Malls is rolling out exciting adventures and spectacular surprises for the kids this Easter Sunday. 

From traditional egg hunts to costume contests and fun-filled activities, families and their young ones are in for their best Easter ever at Eastwood City, Uptown Bonifacio, Lucky Chinatown, Forbes Town, Venice Grand Canal, Southwoods Mall, and Festive Walk Iloilo. 

For more details about the Easter events in each mall, visit www.megaworld-lifestylemalls.com.

MIDAS HOTEL AND CASINO

This Easter, put on your best Hawaiian costume and take your kids to Midas Hotel and Casino’s Tiki-tastic Easter party. Say aloha to other ohanas and hula your way to join the Easter egg hunt for P999 nett per person from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Midas Tent.

The Midas Easter party package includes an entrance ticket for one kid and one guardian, snacks for kids, photo booth, surprise giveaways and entertainment, and activity kits.

Kids wearing the best Hawaiian party costume will get a chance to win a free lunch or dinner buffet at Midas Café or Yanagi. For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 902-0100 local 8198.

NEW WORLD MAKATI HOTEL

Stay or dine at New World Makati Hotel and experience a spectacular Easter Magic Fair by the poolside from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Children will be transported to a magical wonderland with a whole host of games and activities such as bounce castle, Velcro wall, egg painting, and egg hunt. Enjoy the afternoon with snacks and drinks from the food stalls, and indulge your sweet tooth at the candy corner. 

Book a room for stays until April 21 starting at P7,000 inclusive of breakfast for two to receive two passes to the Easter fair and egg hunt. Guests may also avail of Café 1228’s Easter brunch buffet to receive one pass, or indulge in Easter set menus at Jasmine restaurant to get two passes. 

Each Easter Magic pass entitles participation of one child and entrance for one accompanying adult. An Easter pass for additional child is at P1,500. For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 811-6888 ext. 3679.

NOVOTEL MANILA

Let your child’s fantasy come alive for an egg-citing Easter egg hunt party at the Monet Grand Ballroom of Novotel Manila.

Children and kids-at-heart are invited to dress up as their favorite characters and enjoy an afternoon of activities, goodies, and sweet treats. 

Tickets are priced at P1,200 per person. However, a 10% discount can be availed per ticket when you bring pre-loved books and school supplies as donation for the kids of Novotel Manila’s partner organization, Virlanie Foundation. 

Families who want to enjoy an Easter brunch may head to Food Exchange Manila from 11:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Rate is at P1,988 per adult, and kids below 12 years old get to eat for free. Families who will dine will be given a 20% discount on the Easter egg hunt.

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 990-7888 or (0949) 886-5591. 

OKADA MANILA

With an exciting and diverse lineup of activities at The Garden and Play, there’s definitely something for everyone to enjoy at Okada Manila’s Easter Carnival Eggscapade. 

Get cracking on eggs-plosive fun at Play for an hour of activities designed to stimulate the mind, body, and talents of the young ones. Warm up with a quick round of Zumbastic, then hop on to traditional fun and games with a fun twist like Open the Basket and The Boat is Sinking. To cool down, it’s off to a Sing-Along session and an Easter Trivia game where exciting prizes await. 

After a short briefing session on the Hunting Rules, participants will head over to The Garden to explore the outdoor venue for hidden eggs. Several sessions are dedicated to different age groups so the competition will be fun and fair. 

After the hunt, participants will return to Play for an Eggs and Crafts session, then to the Carnival for games like Hoop the Egg, Ring Toss, Egg Tac Toe, Giant Jenga, Balloon Darts, and Egg of Fortune. 

Registration begins at 8 a.m. for the morning session, and 2 p.m. for the afternoon session. Each registered participant gets a special loot bag with Easter goodies. Tickets are priced at P950 per kid and P550 per adult. For inquiries, visit Okada Manila’s social media pages. 

SUMMIT RIDGE TAGAYTAY

Hop on to Summit Ridge Tagaytay for the long weekend and cap it with a blissful Easter Sunday celebration. 

Guests who booked for stays until April 21 get to enjoy buffet breakfast at Sartin Restaurant, a basketful of Easter eggs and chocolates, a discount voucher from The Ridge Spa, and a 3 p.m. late check-out perk.

The hotel also has complimentary kiddie activities such as Easter egg hunting, egg painting, DIY bunny ears, and a bunny petting zoo for guests. 

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 240-6888, 240-6831, or (0998) 840-2578.