December 12, 2021
Megaworld Lifestyle Malls has set the most festive season alight with spectacular light displays, colorful art spectacles and vibrant attractions as it looks to bring festive Holiday cheers through one-of-a-kind and multi-sensory Christmas experiences.
From the country’s first pedal-powered Christmas trees and magical interactive lights and dazzling installations to larger-than-life works of art, families and guests are sure to be filled with glee as they reconnect and rediscover meaningful connections together with their loved ones.
“We hope through our Christmas displays, spectacles and attractions, we may bring our valued guests holiday cheers and genuine happiness as they spend time and reconnect with their loved ones this Holiday season,” says Graham Coates, head of Megaworld Lifestyle Malls.
Nestled at the Eastwood Mall Open Park, Leeroy New’s newest masterpiece, ‘Festive Fungi, Merry Mycelium,’ features larger-than-life bioluminescent mushrooms and fungi, reaching as high as 7 meters and emitting light of every hue to the tune of modern holiday music. The visual feast of neon lights from alien-like mycete and spores are complemented by the curated musical arrangement by film score composer Diego Mapa.
Guests can also hop on Eastwood City’s very own Christmas Tram or take their photos, selfies and videos at Eastwood City’s 40-ft Christmas Tree located at the Eastwood Mall Open Park.
Venice Grand Canal Mall has opened the country’s first in-mall Christmas Trail that features eight different lighted installations and attractions. Hearkening a cross between the reality show “Amazing Race” and a Theme Park experience, the Christmas Trail will have guests go on a quest to find and locate the eight different stations and complete all the challenges for a chance to win exciting prizes including a limited-edition The Fact: BTS Photobook. Families and guests can also take their Holiday photos at the country’s first and only floating Christmas tree situated across the mall’s iconic Ponte de Amore Bridge.
Three unique Christmas trees designed to inspire hope, spread happiness and promote good health are the stars of this year’s sustainable Christmas festivities in Uptown Bonifacio. Over 2,500 tropical outdoor plants of different varieties make up the eco-friendly and nature-inspired Christmas Tree of Happiness, located beside the St.Gabriel the Archangel Chapel at The Deck at the fourth level of Uptown Mall. The first of its kind in the country, the pedal-powered Christmas Tree of Health located by the fountain area at the ground level of Uptown Mall features eight conventional bikes that can power portions of the 40 feet tree. Uptown Bonifacio is also spreading Christmas cheers to those in need through its Christmas Tree of Hope, where guests can donate to 20 charitable organizations using QR codes.
Lucky Chinatown is welcoming revelers to a burst of flavors and colors with the opening of its newest alfresco dining spot Asian Street Kitchen.
The new food hub located at the newly renovated Chinatown Walk, features a vibrant dining area set against vibrant neon lights and lanterns, where guests can enjoy Binondo’s popular restaurants and up and coming food joints including Wai Ying Dimsum, Sio Cha, Fudao Sate Noodles, Corndog 28, Bunsikjip Korean Street Food and JAP.Street.
Newport Mall has unboxed a Christmas Mall-seum, an art hub featuring a massive collection of artworks from 12 of the best seasoned Filipino artists, galleries, museums, and collections including Nemi Miranda, Ram Mallari, Norlie Meimban, Boysie Villavicencio, Badz Magsumbol, Philipp Badon, Nixxio Castrillo, Maria Pureza Escano, Joe Datuin, Blanco Art Museum, Tawid Gallery, and Oriental Art of Shambala Silang
Over 300 artworks will be showcased at the 12-week affair that runs until Jan 25, 2022. Part of the proceeds from the artworks, which will be up for sale via https://www.rwmexclusives.com/ will be donated for the benefit of the Concordia Children Services and San Lorenzo Ruiz Home for the Elderly.
Forbes Town has set aglow the entire stretch of Forbes Town Road with vibrant lights, colorful murals and unique hand-painted Christmas trees in the Metro’s longest roadside alfresco, where families and guests can celebrate happy times and happy hour while soaking in the festive Christmas vibe.
A Christmas Tree made up of over 1,000 pieces of red aglaonemas will greet guests at Southwoods Mall’s Garden Atrium, which has been transformed into a Christmas-themed alfresco dining area complete with giant lighted gift boxes and thousands of dazzling neon lights. Guests can also take their photos at the 40.ft candyland – themed Christmas tree at the mall atrium.
A White Christmas welcomes guests at Twin Lakes, where they can take photos at the 40ft Christmas Tree or enjoy the snow shower every weekend while marveling at the picturesque Taal Lake.