It’s starting to get hotter and hotter! Is that climate change, or is summertime nigh?
Are you planning your beach trip? The city’s got you covered in case you’re planning for a staycation instead.
Feel the summer heat with your family with these city events!
BATANG MUJAHIDEEN (MARCH 1-8, 2020) Tanghalang Pilipino | CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd, Malate, Pasay
See Malou Jacob’s classical play live. The story tells of the children-soldiers in Mindanao, who are caught in between the conflict of Christians and Muslims. A little bit of culture will help cool down the summer heat for sure.
ORTIGAS ART FESTIVAL 2020 (MARCH 1-8, 2020)
Estancia | Estancia, 1605 Meralco Ave, Ortigas
Ortigas once again opens its doors to promote the importance of art. Spend almost a week admiring different art galleries that will feature the masterpieces of our local and international artists.
PHILIPPINE SHOPPING FESTIVAL (MARCH 1-30, 2020) Department of Tourism
For the first time in the Philippines, the Department of Tourism has created a NATIONWIDE shopping spree for the whole month of March! Expect 70% discounts on all Philippine-made products covering some of the country’s most beautiful creations.
Here are the participating malls that you can visit for this nationwide shopping spree:
· Araneta Group
· Ayala Land Malls, Inc.
· Duty-Free Philippine Corporation
· Filinvest Land Inc.
· Greenfield Development Corporation
· Vista Malls Megaworld Corporation
· Ortigas Land
· Power Plant Mall
· Robinsons Land Corporation
· Rustan Commercial Corporation
· Shangri-La Plaza Corporation
· SM Supermalls
· Stores Specialists, Inc.
BABY, KIDS, & FAMILY EXPO (MARCH 7-8, 2020) Mediacom Solutions | Megatrade Hall 5th Level, SM Megamall, EDSA Corner Julia Vargas Avenue, Mandaluyong City
Get discounts on shopping for parenting and baby products in this expo! Attend the seminars and shop in peace — leave your kid and a guardian at the expo’s play area.
COLORHOLIC (MARCH 7, 2020) Kasalikasan Garden, Taguig
For only ₱400 per person, you and your family will enjoy an Indian festival of colors, Bollywood music, and Indian street food!
SANDBOX FEST 2020 (MARCH 7-29, 2020) 9Works Theatrical | Maybank Performing Arts Theater, BGC
A great opportunity for enthusiasts! Spend the first days of summer attending this theatre festival! Grab your family right now and enjoy watching these great plays.
NATIONAL FOOD FAIR 2020 (MARCH 12-15, 2020) Megatrade Halls 1-3, 5th Level, Mega B, SM Megamall, Ortigas
Grab your reusable containers and shop for local ingredients with great discounts! This food fair also features new recipes made by different local chefs!
METRO PARK PET DAY (MARCH 15, 2020) BARF | Blue Bay Walk, Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard, Corner EDSA Ext, Pasay
Pets need play dates too! Let your fur baby socialize with others at this fun furry event in Pasay.
MAHARLIKA WARRIOR OBSTACLE RACE (MARCH 15, 2020)
Maharlika | Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila
If you are a fan of Filipino folklore and obstacle events, this one’s for you! Feel valor and pride as you and your family participate in this obstacle course. Dedicate the sweat of your brow to the Filipino forefathers that fought against the Spaniards, risking their lives for freedom and independence.
BATMAN NIGHT RUN (MARCH 21, 2020) DC | Arca South, Taguig
Arca South pays tribute to Batman. Don your best caped crusader costume and run for a good cause!
PAPER JAM MNL 2020 (MARCH 28, 2020) Paper Jam | VentureSpace, Mandaluyong City
Radiate creativity and positivity as different artists collaborate with their fellow artists! This event will feature artworks and comics exclusively made by our local artists.
Fancy yourself an artist? Feature your work at the event — who knows, you might get picked for the next Paper Jam!
COLORS OF LOVE (MARCH 29, 2020) Liwasang Ulalim CCP Complex, Pasay City
Go forth feeling the summer heat! Gather the family to enjoy a day full of color parties, great music, and a run-for-a-cause.
HOLI FESTIVAL (MARCH 29, 2020) Indian Cultural Association of The Philippines | Seaside Boulevard Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay
Experience the rich and colorful Indian culture with this fantastic festival. Enjoy a day full of music and rave parties. Spray each other with the colors and have a rockin’ fun time!
ADULT EVENTS Feel the Heat with the Party Beat
Enjoy winding and spicing up your nights with your buddies with these events!
MOTOWN FUNK (MARCH 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, & 27, 2020) The Grand Bar and Lounge | Newport City, Resorts World Manila, Newport Blvd, Pasay
Be funky for all Wednesdays and Fridays for the whole month of March! Don’t forget those jazzy outfits though!
PECULIAR: IT’S OKAY TO BE DIFFERENT (MARCH 5-6, 2020) Route 196 | Route 196 Katipunan Ave. Project 4, Quezon City
Wind up for a night to feel chill as you listen to different musicians relieve your stress with music! Celebrate uniqueness and individuality the way only music can.
ICONIC 80’S (MARCH 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, & 28, 2020) The Grand Bar and Lounge | Newport City, Resorts World Manila, Newport Blvd, Pasay
Expect ALL Thursdays and Saturdays of March have a major throwback of the 80s only in Resorts World Manila’s The Grand Bar and Lounge!
Don your favorite 80s outfits as you all spice up your night with liquor and great music!
DISCO GLAM (MARCH 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, & 31, 2020) The Grand Bar and Lounge | Newport City, Resorts World Manila, Newport Blvd, Pasay
Feel the disco beat with the summer heat every Sundays and Tuesdays for the whole month of March!
Now there you have it! Wishing you all a great summer!