More than pulling out the occasional spooks and thrills, Halloween is a time when kids—and kids at heart—embrace the spirit of good-natured humor and playfulness. In celebration of the enigmatic Halloween this year, The Manila Times has gathered scary happenings and spooky treats from different parts of the Philippines.
@Dusit Thani Manila
Discover what lies beyond the Castle of Transylvania at Dusit Thani Manila at 1:30 p.m. today at the hotel’s Poolside Pavilion. As the hotel’s Halloween celebration, kiddie participants can experience a trick or treat dubbed “Sorcerer’s Magic and the Castle’s Fete.” For inquiries, call 238-8888.
On October 31, kids of all ages will enjoy a merienda buffet, a magic show, and loot bags filled with sweet goodies at Restaurant 5 during Discovery Suites’ Halloween Children’s Party. For inquiries, call 719-8888 or e-mail email@example.com.
@Resorts World Manila
Creatures of all shapes and sizes will abound Resorts World Manila’s (RWM) Halloween exhibit dubbed the “Creature Fest” running at the Newport Mall until November 2. Today, RWM hosts the Trick or Thrill Halloween Kiddie Fair at the same venue. For inquiries, call 908-8833, or visit www.rwmanila.com.
Experience the worldwide smash hit, Rock of Ages when you stay overnight in Oakwood Premier Joy~Nostalg Center Manila’s lavish suites. The Rockin’ Halloween Package is valid from October 27 to November 4. For inquiries, call 637-7888 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
True to its unique flair, the Manila Hotel transforms into a haunted mansion that delights and entertains guests of all ages. Every corner presents an opportunity to preserve the playful spirit of the season in a photograph as guests can take snapshots. For inquiries, visit www.Manila-Hotel.com.ph.
You’ll have a screaming but sweet time at Marriott Manila’s Halloween spectacle. Until November 2, visit Java+ at Marriott and bring home fascinatingly cool All Hallows’ Eve goodies created by award winning Chef Fil Afable like Spider Web Cheesecake and Count Dracula Finger Cookies. For inquiries, call 988-9999.
Diamond Hotel Philippines holds its Halloween event entitled “Once Upon a Hallow’s Eve” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. The festive bash includes activities like trick or treat around the hotel, face painting, and, magic show by Lou Hilario, among others. For inquiries, call 528-3000 or visit www.diamondhotel.com.
The whole family can enjoy the spirit of Halloween and Thanksgiving with Crimson Hotel’s “Tricks and Treats” Halloween Festival happening at the grand ballroom today. For inquiries, call 863-2222 or e-mail email@example.com.
On October 31, kids will surely have a super fun time welcoming All Hallow’s Eve at the Night of the Freaks and Fairies Halloween Kiddie Party at Eastwood Richmonde Hotel’s lobby level. For inquiries, call 570-7777 or visit www.richmondehotels.com.ph.
@The Bellevue Manila
Make the Halloween season more fun and enjoyable as the The Bellevue Manila offers tempting deals for its Spooktacular Room Promo until November 2. For inquiries, 771-8181 or visit www.thebellevue.com.
@Club Paradise Palawan
Pack your bags and head to the tropical haven of Club Paradise to spend Halloween amidst the coral jewels and sparkling turquoise waters of enchanting Palawan. For inquiries, call 719-6971 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
@Bluewater Maribago and Panglao
Different worlds will collide as Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort in Mactan, Cebu and Bluewater Panglao in Bohol bring you the “Bluewater Halloween Feargrounds 2– Komiks meets Anime.” In this second installment, Bluewater aims to bring together popular characters from Pinoy komiks and Japanese anime. For more inquiries, e-mail email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have a Halloween celebration like no other with Araneta Center’s All Out Monster Fest from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today. Cute monsters have broken loose all over the center to spread Halloween fun for everyone. For more information, log on to www.aranetacenter.com.ph.
From Cartoon Network
This Halloween, go on a spooktacular, glow-in-the-dark adventure with your favorite characters from The Land of Ooo with Cartoon Network’s “Adventure Time Night-O-Sphere” on October 31, 2014 at the Samsung Hall, Level 6, SM Aura Premier. For inquiries, visit CartoonNetworkAsia.com.
This year, Nickelodeon pays homage to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, as well as other mutants from popular shows, with Mutant Mayhem happening on October 31 at SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. For inquiries, visit www.nick-asia.com/mutantmayhem.