10 ways to enjoy the Halloween weekend

IMAGE courtesy of Make It Happen Makati

Starting November 1, Mastercard cardholders can get a 50 percent discount on rooms in (clockwise) Intercontinental Manila, Raffles Makati, Fairmont Makati, and Holiday Inn & Suites.

Halloween means different things to different people.

For kids, it’s trick or treat time.

For adults, it means letting their hair down in a Halloween party or simply having spooktacular fun wherever they may be.

Nothing to do this weekend?

PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainments Portal) offers ten suggestions:

1. Nickelodeon Takotown Twisted Tales

Need two tickets to this ghoulish gathering at the SMX Convention Center Manila Hall 3 on Saturday, October 31?

Just present a single-receipt purchase worth P1,000 from any participating Toy Kingdom and Toy Kingdom Express branch today up to October 31 and they're all yours!

2. Cartoon Network Intergalactic Halloween


It's easy to get two tickets to this spooktacular event at SM Megamall’s Megatrade Hall 1 on October 31, 11 a.m.

Just present a minimum single-receipt purchase of P1,000 from any Cartoon Network and/or participating Toy Kingdom stores today up to October 31.

3. Trick or Trick at Tiendesitas

This one has games, a magic show, and a costume contest—all for FREE!

4. A Pirate’s Tale/ Breakout: The Walking Dead Real Life Escape Room in TriNoMa

Be there on October 31, from 10 a.m. till 12 noon and get a Halloween loot bag and treasure map for every P1,000 worth of purchase from participating stores.

To win prizes, come in your best pirate-inspired costume, and post a photo of yourself on Instagram using #TriNoMaHalloween.

Unravel the mystery in "Breakout: The Walking Dead Real Life Escape Room" at the Level 4 Garden Restaurants until November 12. Fee is P200.


5. #ViberNightofThrones at The Palace Manila

If you want to dress up and party with DJ Quintino, this is where you should be on October 31.

The Top 3 best in costume winners will bring home today’s hottest gadgets.

Photos of the contenders per category, like Best GOT-inspired Costume, Best Viberized Costume, and Best Viber & GOT Crossover will be uploaded in the Viber PH Public Chat.

Number of likes is one of the contest criteria.

6. Makati Staycation


If you don’t want to wear costumes, and simply feel like taking a break this weekend, Make it Makati has good news for MasterCard cardholders.

These lucky people will get 50 percent off on Raffles Makati, Fairmont Makati, Intercontinental Manila, and Holiday Inn & Suites rooms from November 1 until December 30.

All these hotels are located in Makati city's mall hub.

7. Midnight Museum Mystery at the Ayala Museum

Ayala Museum’s Instagram says this event on October 30 is all about “Art! Music! Drinks! Photos! Monsters! Ghosts! Instax! Anime! Mysteries! Games! All until Midnght! #MidnightMuseum

8. Ghost hunting in Baguio City


Pine City Fright Tours can take you around Baguio’s famed haunted place.

Join The Haunting of the Laperal House and check out the popular landmark at 14 Leonard Wood Road to see for yourself if this place is indeed a haven for ghosts and spirits.

Tour dates are October 29 to 31, from 3 tom8 p.m., and an entrance fee of P250 is required.

Only 50 slots are available.

Tickets are sold on site or at Mt. St. Cloud Bookstore.

9. Relax and stay at home—where you can surf all day, have a horror movie marathon, and catch up on your favorite series.

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10. Remember, November 1 is a day for departed souls. Visit their graves, bring flowers and/ or candles, reminisce, and say a prayer for their eternal rest.





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