Spooky times are here again. Not yet sure where to bring your kids this Halloween? Check out this list of fun activities.
KidZania. Join the hunt for treats in the treasure trove this Halloween. From Oct. 29-31, citiZens (PaZZport holders) and non-CitiZens in their explorer costumes get a free treasure treat during their visit. Enjoy a Halloween buffet at Via Mare. Tel. 7115439
The Mind Museum. There’s “Spooky Science,” highlighting Halloween-inspired experiments until Sunday, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m; and “Science Haunt” on Oct. 29, 10 a.m. to 12 nn (exclusive to members). Tel. 9086463
Nickeolodeon Takotown Fright Express, Oct. 31, 2 p.m., SM Megatrade Hall. There are game booths, movie screenings and spook stations. Tickets available at all Toy Kingdom or Toy Kingdom Express branches with a minimum purchase of P1,000.
SM North Edsa. Ongoing until Oct. 31, meet and greet trolls on Oct. 30, 4 p.m. There will also be Trick-or-Treating on Oct. 31, 10 a.m., and a Grand Halloween Party at 1 p.m.
Once Upon a Time in Rockwell. On Oct. 29, 2-5 p.m., Rockwell South Court and Plaza Rotunda in Makati City will have trick-or-treating and games for every kid to enjoy. Tickets at P350. Tel. 09178848912
SM Malls’ “Have a Spooky and Wacky Halloween,” on Oct. 31, with costume contests, trick-or-treats, and so much more. SM BF Parañaque tel. 8086306; SM City Manila, 5237044; SMDC Light Mall, 6961305; SMDC Jazz Mall, 5197263; SM City Sta. Mesa, 7150681 to 85; SMDC Sun Mall, 5240924
“Spooky Family Halloween Party” at Diamond Hotel. Go trick-or-treating around the hotel, enjoy an awesome face-painting session, glitter tattoo, arts and crafts, food stations, costume contest, plus get a chance to win Samsung Gear VR on Oct. 30. Tickets are P980 per person. Tel. 8632222 or 0998-5900435.
“Pirates and Pixies, A Halloween at High Seas” at F1 Hotel, Oct. 29, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There are games, giveaways, photo booth, donut decorating, balloon twisting. Tel. 908-7888.
“Plants vs. Zombies Halloween Party,” Luxent Hotel, on Oct. 29, has magic shows, Halloween games, face-painting, and an exciting Entrance to Loom of Dawn. P850 per child.
Eastwood Richmonde Hotel. “The Curse of Darkness, A Kiddie Halloween Party,” has magic shows, loot bags, costume contest, glitter tattoo, photo booth, and an access to the House of Darkness. P700 entrance fee. Tel. 5707777
“Monster High Halloween Party” at The Podium, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. Go trick-or-treating, face painting, coloring activity, balloon twisting, and join the Halloween party. Preregister until Oct. 29. Tel. 6389781 local 125
“Monster’s Bawl” at Century City Mall Makati. Participate in any of these events: Radio Republic’s Freaks Come Out (Oct. 29); Trick or Treat (Oct. 30, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.); Flick & Flash, It’s a Halloween Bash! (Oct. 30).
Glorietta Makati. On Oct. 29-30, experience Halloween at Glorietta Makati with “Superhero Academy” and “Superheroville.” Get admission to the Superhero Academy for P1,000 minimum purchase from any Glorietta establishment. There will be a cupcake station, a face-painting station, design your own mask and loot bag, candy-filled loot bags, coloring corner, inflatable velcro wall, lifelike superhero statues, and hair-and-nail salon. Then, on Oct. 30, 2-4 p.m., go trick-or-treating in participating stores.
Fire up your Halloween at Robinsons Malls. There will be game booths, trick-or-treat parade, magic show, games and prizes on Oct. 29, 1-5 p.m. Registration starts at 10 a.m.
Halloween Fair at Greenbelt. On Oct. 30, 3 p.m. onward at The Gallery Greenbelt 5, join activities that include costume contest, candy buckets, food booths, DIY treat bags, magic show, photo booth, and Halloween movie marathon. Tel. 7959595 or 7292137
“Harry Potter Trick-or-Treat at Crimson School of Witchcraft and Wizardry” on Oct. 29, 2 p.m. onwards. There will be a horror house, magic show, costume contest, games, kiddie tattoo, nail art, face-painting, cookie design booth, photo booth, and even meet-and-greet Harry Potter, plus Harry Potter film showing with unlimited popcorn. P998 including food and loot bag. Tel. 8632222 local 1204 or 09985900435
“Spooky Monstercation” at Edsa Shangri-La on Oct. 30, 12 nn to 5 p.m., will have a grand parade, mini musical, maze room, face painting, trick-or-treating, photo booth, games, raffle draws, movie screening, arts and crafts booths, play area, magic shows. Tel 6338888 local 2895
“Spookfest” at the City of Dreams Manila, until Nov. 2. There are trick-or-treats, games, film viewing, costume contest. Tel. 8080909.
Dusit Thani Manila. “Enchanted: A Halloween Celebration,” Oct. 30, 1:30 p.m. Includes magic show, trick-or-treating, costume contest, art activities, and raffle prizes. Tel. 238-8888 local 8430, 8838, and 8841
Shangri-La at The Fort. “Boni’s Adventure in the Woods” on Oct. 30, 1-4:30 p.m. will include food and games, costume contest, and trick-or-treating. Tel. 8200888 local 7735
Halloween Barbecue Buffet at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Sunset Bar, October 29 and 31, 2016, 6:30 p.m.- 10:30 p.m. Experience an otherworldly moonlit dinner as Sunset Bar, with a special Halloween-inspired barbecue buffet. A selection of grilled favorites inclusive of unlimited local beers, iced tea and live musical entertainment. Also an enchanting Halloween feast at the poolside. Tel. 8326988 or e-mail [email protected]
Monsters in Candyland at Bellevue Manila. The Bellevue Manila will host a Monsters in Candyland Halloween party today, Oct. 29, 1 to 5 p.m. at the hotel’s Tower Ballroom. Kids and kids-at-heart can look forward to a buffet of yummy Halloween snacks; lively entertainment; exciting games and booth activities; souvenir photo; and special loot bags. Tel. 7718181; e-mail [email protected]; visit thebellevue.com