Yuletide is here again and it’s only natural for everyone to take part in Christmas-themed activities. May it be for Christmas gift shopping or a fun leisure activity for yourself, friends, and family, bazaars are a perfect way to kickstart this season of giving and support the community while being able to give something special.
A Taste of Christmas
‘Tis the season for joy, bonding, and shopping! First up on Santa's list is “A Taste of Christmas” bazaar happening in Binondo. This is the perfect opportunity to go Christmas shopping from decorations, food, and affordable presents that you can give to friends and family.
The bazaar started on Nov. 16 and will be up and running until Dec. 15 in Lucky Chinatown Walk, Lucky Chinatown Mall at Reina Regente St., Binondo, Manila. For more updates, give their Facebook and Instagram a follow.
From candy-colored bags to unique toys, and scents, the Noel Bazaar offers a variety of options for gifts perfect for the season. The bazaar will open in three different locations, each with different dates and times making it easier to experience the great deals this bazaar has to offer.
Aside from great deals, the bazaar also extends freebie-giveaways that bazaar-goers will be able to participate in. The first Noel bazaar began on Nov. 10 at Okada Manila, and will run until Dec. 17. from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. Here, visitors can enjoy the Home of Wonder, featuring a Christmas tree lighting ceremony, Christmas village, Christmas light show, and the fountain show.
World Bazaar Festival
Boasting itself as the leading annual charity for ABS-CBN’s Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc., the World Bazaar is back and better than ever! The event will run on Dec. 13 to Dec. 22 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the World Trade Center, Pasay. Closing just three days before Christmas day, the event gives shoppers enough time to catch up on those Christmas wishlists.
The bazaar not only offers great shopping deals, partnering with various merchants for the ultimate shop-until-you-drop activity, but will also hold live art, cosplay, and coof-off events with the alluring opportunity of winning prizes.
Take note that for this event, goers would have to buy tickets, which can be done on their official website. Learn more about what to expect during this festival by checking out their official site or by following their Facebook page.
Robinsons Novaliches Christmas Bazaar
Find yourself further North or can’t seem to find any free time during this season? The Robinsons Novaliches Christmas Bazaar is ongoing and will run until Jan. 7, 2024, giving more time to enjoy leisure shopping without the stressful deadline. The bazaar is an outdoor event and is held at the mall’s parking lot 2 and 3, beside the Trade Hall.
Spectrum Fair Manila
Looking for a bazaar a little closer to Taft? The Spectrum Fair Manila beckons you to join them for their indoor-outdoor fair located in Makati. The fair opened its arms to shoppers starting early November but will reopen again on Dec. 15 to 17 at One Ayala, Makati.
The fair hosts a variety of merchants from food to fashion to lifestyle, and many more, doubling it as a fun activity you can definitely invite your friends and family to join you on. Follow their Facebook and Instagram pages to keep up with their schedules and offers.
Given all the requirements and deadlines students have to deal with during this time of the year, it is important to set aside room for some leisure and fun. Regardless of age, profession, or background, what better way to jolly up for the upcoming festive season than to immerse oneself in lively activities.
Whether it be for Yuletide shopping or just another playful experience to take part in, these bazaars will surely kickstart the Christmas season for anyone looking to embrace the holiday spirit this 2023!