Halloween is upon us!


When chills turn to thrills, or when shrieks become laughs, you know that the spookiest yet most awaited event of the year is almost here. That’s right, that one unique day of celebration called Halloween. So dust off your jack o’ lantern and check out these Halloween-themed parties, staycation, and treats.

Trick-or-Treat20151025Thrilling trick-or-treat

@Dusit Thani Manila
Dusit Thani Manila has cooked up an exciting lineup of spine-chilling events for October 31. Kids dining at The Pantry for lunch will get special treat or trick loots bags filled with wonderful toys and surprises. Adults can also party in their monstrously awesome cosplay get-ups at “Slash: A Cosplay Happy Hour Halloween Celebration” happening at Umu Japanese Restaurant. For inquiries or reservations, call 238-8888.

@Acacia Hotel
Set aside your brooms, pointy hats & candy cauldrons and get your tickets for a fun-filled spooktacular event on October 31 at the Grand Acacia Ballroom from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy a kid-friendly lunch buffet spread, entertainment, raffle, games, loot bags and a trick or treating activity. For inquiries and reservations, www.acaciahotelsmanila.com.

F1-Hotel-Manila20151025@F1 Hotel Manila
It’s the gathering of the most notorious, villains at F1 Hotel Manila’s House of Villains. Follow the path of darkness to Infinity Ballroom on October 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to join the Villains Council in crafting magic spells that are sure to bestow everybody with and enchantingly wicked Halloween. For inquiries and reservations, call 928-8888.

@Bellevue Manila
Look forward to a fun-filled Halloween celebration at The Bellevue Manila with a Star Wars-themed Halloween party on October 31, 11 am. to 3 p.m. at the hotel’s Grand Ballroom. A fantastic time awaits kids and kids-at-heart as they get to enjoy these wonderful treats: buffet of delicious Halloween snacks, lively entertainment, exciting games and unique loot bags. For inquiries and reservations, call 771-8181, or e-mail tbmnl@thebellevue.com.

@Vivere Hotel & Resorts
Let the children wander in an enchanted forest filled with mystery and fun while partaking in a scrumptious merienda cena with the spookiest creatures in the woods today from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Vivere Hotel & Resorts. Disguise the kids in the most striking costume and get the chance to with an Xbox One with Kinect. For inquiries and reservations, visit www.viverehotel.com.ph or call 771-7777.

@Bellevue Resort
The Bellevue Resort, the top-notch 5-star-resort in Bohol, is inviting everyone to a spooky fun trick-or-treat party on October 31, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the resort’s garden. Kids and kids-at-heart can look forward to a one-of-a-kind party full of ghoulish delights and freaky fun. For inquiries and reservations, call 771-8181 or e-mail info@thebellevuebohol.com.

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Staycation20151025Spooky staycations

@Amelie Hotel
No need to scavenge for treats this Halloween. A relaxing Halloween experience is up for grabs as Amelie Hotel Manila, the 70-room boutique hotel of the bohemian district of Malate, hosts a special promo for its Deluxe-1, Deluxe-2 rooms and Executive rooms. This is inclusive of a complimentary breakfast for two, 2 bottled water, newspaper, and access to Wi-Fi, gym and pool. For inquiries and reservations, call 875-7888 or e-mail hello@ameliehotelmanila.com.

Edsa-Shangrila20151025@Edsa Shangri-La
This scare season, take the chance to stay inside a haunted hotel and have a weekend with the family. Book now until October 31 for an overnight stay in a deluxe room inclusive of daily breakfast for two adults and two kids below 6 years old, get two complimentary tickets to the Hotel Transylvania inspired Halloween event, and All Hallow’s Eve treats. Visit www.shangri-la.com/manila/edsashangrila for details.

@Diamond Hotel
For an enjoyable October getaway, Diamond Hotel is offering the Howl-O-Ween Room Package in a Deluxe room valid until October 31. This is inclusive of buffet breakfast for two at Corniche restaurant, 10-hour Internet access, 20 percent off on massage, 20 percent off on laundry and one complimentary ticket to Howl-O-Ween Halloween event. For inquiries and reservations, call 528-3000 local 8414.

@Richmonde Hotel Ortigas
Because scares are the best excuse to hold on tight to loved ones, Richmonde Hotel Ortigas brings a tricky twist to the usual horror-filled night on All Hallows’ Eve by giving a dreamy treat instead. From October 30 to November 2, 2015, be ready for the Halloween Room Packages perfect with loved ones. For inquiries and reservations, call 638-7777.

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Food20151025Food for the ghoul

@Resorts World Manila
A sweet scare awaits diners at Resorts World Manila’s signature coffee bar and lounge Café Maxims as Pastry Chef Michael Lopez delivers a daffy dessert with his “Brainy Cakes” creation. This cute confection features a stubby nose and nerdy glasses of decadent chocolate on a head made of pistachio biscuit sponge base and dark chocolate ganache all filled with oozing strawberry mousse and topped with whipped cream and cherry sauce. Available until November 2, get the treat at Café Maxims at the Ground Floor of Resorts World Manila’s all-suite Maxims Hotel.

Krispy-Kreme20151025@Krispy Kreme
A box full of monsters. Give in to the sweet treats from Krispy Kreme’s Halloween-inspired doughnuts. Mad for Monsters doughnuts are available at Krispy Kreme stores until November 1. Visit www.facebook.com/krispykremeph for details.

Marco-Polo-Ortigas20151025@Marco Polo Ortigas
Visit Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s Connect Lounge at the 24th Floor Sky Lobby on October 31 and indulge on a scrumptious Spooky Halloween Burger. This comfort food treat features pitch-black and red buns with a half-pound US Beef patty. For inquiries and reservations, call 720-7720.


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