With a little over a month to go before Christmas day, the hunt for the most fitting and best-priced gift items is on. Malls are getting crowded with shoppers as store hours have been extended. But for the truly busy, there are several weekend bazaars near one’s neighborhood offering unique finds as well.
We’ve got your holiday shopping covered with our select list of the biggest bazaars in the metro. Here they are:
November 10 to 12
Elements at Eton Centris
Featured in the bazaar are low-priced yet trendy items, fashionable clothes, shoes, cute accessories, and more. For more information, visit Trendsetter’s Bazaar’s Facebook page.
20th Global Pinoy Bazaar
November 15 to 19
10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Love local and go for items like bags and travel essentials from homegrown labels Gouache, Storage Solutions, and The Leather Shop; women’s essentials like Costal Leather Bags, Essenzea, and Obranico Arts & Craft. Get your home basics such as Pillows and More, Bath Gems, and Messy Bessy. And while you’re at it, grab some delicious local treats from Chocoflakes by Mon, Mom’s Haus of Chips, and Foodsource. For more information, visit www.yabangpinoy.com.
Manila Sundance Bazaar
November 16 to 19 at UP Town Center, Quezon City
December 19 to 24, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
December 27 to 30, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
Global Pinoy Mini Market
November 17 to 19 and December 8 to 10
If you love artisanal and crafty brands, then visit Global Pinoy Mini Market and look for brands like George & Rita, Artsy Kit, Eightria MNL, and Lettos
and Flats. For more information, visit www.yabangpinoy.com.
Pop up Town
November 17 to 19 at Circuit Makati
December 2 to 3 at Arca South, Taguig
Featured at the bazaar are novelty items, local goodies, brands and pre-loved items from your favorite stars and bloggers, and more. For more information, Pop up Town’s Facebook page.
Noel Bazaar 2015
November 16 to 19 at World Trade Center, Pasay City
November 24 to 30 at World Trade Center, Pasay City
November 30 to December 3 at The Filinvest Tent, Muntinlupa City
December 14 to 17 at SMX Convention Center, Pasay City
This year’s Noel Bazaar is featuring 500 participating merchants that offer products ranging from fashion, beauty, gift items, toys, novelty items, travel essentials, airline tickets and more. For more information, visit Noel Bazaar’s Facebook page.
City of Dreams Christmas Bazaar
November 24 to 26
City of Dreams Grand Ballroom
Participating brands include Linda Farrow, Technomarine, Samsung, Piquadro, Rudy Project, Porsche Design, Rado, Rustan Marketing Corporation, and more. For more information, visit City of Dream Manila’s website.
Zonta Alabang Christmas Carnivale Bazaar
November 25 to 26
The Filinvest Tent
Shop for home decors, furniture, accessories, toys, clothing, and food while enjoying the carnival-themed attractions such as the man on stilts, clowns, jugglers, fire eaters, and balloon twisters at this bazaar. For more information, visit Zonta Alabang Christmas Carnivale Bazaar’s Facebook page.
Kiddopreneur Christmas 2017
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Alabang Town Center
Meet the bazaar’s young entrepreneurs and find out more about their homegrown products, food offerings, and more. For more information, visit Glorietta’s Facebook page.
World Bazaar Festival 2017
December 3 to 22
World Trade Center
With around 700 featured booths, World Bazaar Festival is sure to cover all your needs for your Christmas shopping. The bazaar features items ranging from leather goods, novelty items, shoes, bags, clothes, lifestyle products, fashion items, toys, and perfumes. For more information, visit World Bazaar Festival’s Facebook page.
WOFEX World Food Bazaar 2017
December 20 to 23
SMX Convention Center
Apart from especially curated food products, World Food Bazaar is also featuring other fun activities including singing competitions, Christmas carol competitions, and more. For more information, visit World Food Expo’s Facebook page.