You’re probably bummed that the Halloween madness is over, but cheer up! Manila looks and feels very exciting this Month. Look forward to offbeat festivals, food markets, Pinoy comics and much-awaited concerts. You’re bound to find something that will peak your interest.
Check these events out, and get ready to take a break from your lolo or lola self every weekend!
8. Tokyo-Manila Jazz & Arts Festival 2015
Experience an awesome musical and artistic collaboration between Japan and the Philippines. You’ll get to enjoy world-class Jazz musicians and artists from the US, the Philippines and Japan. Going to this event will not only be enjoyable, it will also contribute to creating music scholarship funds.
Visit this page for tickets.
7. #Yummy Eats 2015
November 7, 10am to 6pm | Metrotent, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City
If you haven’t experienced one of the biggest food fairs in the metro, go block November 7! It’s Yummy Eats’ fifth year of gathering the best concessionaires in one foodie-haven tent. For just P300, you can avail of free food samples and cooking demos aside from a truly satisfying shopping trip. This year’s Yummy Eats fair is themed holiday food, perfect for Christmas shopping and scouting for your Noche Buena spread.
You can check out the concessionaires and buy tickets here.
6. The Gourmand Market
Why limit yourself to only one food fair this month? After stuffing yourself crazy the weekend before, go on a gastronomic adventure again, this time in BGC. The Gourmand Market is the best place to get artisan products. Its 56 concessionaires are well-curated, so you’re sure to leave with tighter pants and a very happy belly.
5. Komikon 2015: The 11th Annual Philippine Komiks Convention
Every year, Pinoy comics is put under the spotlight it duly deserves. Mingle with brilliant Pinoy comic artists and fellow comic enthusiasts as you gaze upon all sorts of awesome comic merchandise. If you’re dying to get one of your works published, you just might get that chance by going to this komikon!
November 20, 7pm onwards | The Palace Pool Club
The usual night at Pool Club is about to get way more interesting with Kaskade’s beats this coming 20th of November. Gather the gang, and get tickets as early as now! You can get the anniversary promo until November 15, so better decide quick.
Get tickets here.
3. Sam Smith Concert
Remember that tragic moment when Sam Smith’s May concert was cancelled because he got sick? Sorry we reminded you, but the feels-fest is finally pushing through this November 21! Get your heart ready, people.
2. Click Play: The Social Media Festival
November 22, 4pm to 10pm | SMX Convention Center
If you’re an aspiring online content creator or interested in the most recent digital trends and techniques, then going to Click Play might be the highlight of your November. People are already freaking about Ryan Higa, Ki Hong Lee, Cimorelli and David Choi being in this upcoming social media festival. There will also be online media personalities from Youtube and Vine. Look forward to exclusive performances, interviews and meet-and-greets.
Learn more about Click Play and get your tickets here.
1. Bazooka Rocks 4
How great does an indoor music festival sound?! Bazooka Rocks is the Philippines’ first ever indoor music festival, and that’s not even its greatest feat. This year’s lineup is ridiculous with Never Shout Never, Chunk! No Captain Chunk!, Nick Santino, This Century, and many more. Just imagine 11 hours of non-stop music and fun. Get your tickets through SM tickets.
Any other events in Manila that are soooo worth leaving your bed for? Make this November the funnest kind of busy for everyone, and sound off below!