Peek At The Week | August 24-31

We have a week with a long weekend ahead of us! If you are not going out of town, there is plenty to do in Manila for the whole family to enjoy. This week you can go to the first History convention, build the highest lego tower, go to The Secret lives of Pets, experience a virtual reality survival game and many more! Enjoy Manila!


EXPERIENCE | History Con

History Con 2016 Poster

This weekend will be a dream come true for History channel lovers. Join your favorite History stars at the first-of-its-kind 4 day event. There's a little bit of everything: meet your favorite History celebrities, largest rally of cars & bikes, gripping virtual reality simulations, historical exhibitions, live musical performances, breaking World Records attempts, sneak peeks of brand-new History shows. Don't miss it!

August 25-28 | 10 AM-10 PM
Free under 6
PHP 100 for kids 6-12
PHP 200 for 13 and up for 1 day pass
World Trade Centre
More info History Con 



PLAY | Build Lego Tower


How high can you build your Lego tower using 3 rows of bricks under 5 minutes? Head to Toy Kingdom in SM Aura Premier for the Lego Tower Building Competition! No purchase required.

August 27 | 3 PM
Registration from 11 AM - 2 PM
SM Aura Premier 


WATCH | Hansel and Gretel


Repertory Philippines presents Hansel and Gretel, a musical based on the classic fairy tail of the Brothers Grimm about two hungry children, a witch and a gingerbread house. Read your children the story and come to the theatre after to watch the musical!

August 13 to October 30
10.30 AM | 1.30 PM | 3.30 PM
PHP 420 - 630
Onstage Theatre, 2nd Floor, Greenbelt 1, Makati
Tickets Hansel and Gretel musical


SWEAT | Join a Hash


If your family loves the outdoors and is not afraid of a nice run or hike, join a Hash! This Sunday, the Hash House Harriers will explore Nuvali area in Santa Rosa. Kids are welcome to join, as you can run or walk in your own pace.

August 27  |  2.30 PM
PHP 50 kids, PHP 100 women, PHP 250 men
Nuvali, Santa Rosa
More info Hash House Harriers


PLAY | Kidzania Birthday Promo


It's Kidzania Manila's birthday month and they are celebrating with fabulous discounts! Have you been yet? Hurry, as their special fees are only until August 28.

Discounts until August 28
PHP 250-850
Online booking and walk-in possible


WATCH | Mega Mind


Catch Megamind at DreamPlay this whole month of August! Purchase DreamPlay’s Movie Package for only P1,000 and watch Megamind in 4D at DreamTheatre with this exclusive offer: DreamPlay ALL-DAY pass, bottomless drinks & popcorn, Megamind Meet & Greet and photo souvenir. 

Saturdays and Sundays | 11AM, 3 & 6PM
Call DreamPlay at (02)808 0909 for inquiries
More info Megamind


WATCH | Blue Man Group

The Blue Man Group is comedy, theatre, rock concert and dance party all rolled into one. For the first time in Manila, this global phenomenon will blow audiences away with their high energy show.  The Blue Man Group is accompanied by a live band whose tribal rhythms help drive the show to its unforgettable climax. Promo extended to avail of their family package of Buy 2 and Get 2 for 50% off!

September 14 - 25 | 2 and 8 PM
PHP 1000 - 5600, buy promo package now
Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
The Theatre at Solaire, 1 Aseana Avenue, Paranaque City
Tickets and info


EXPERIENCE | Wonders of the Sea

manila ocean park

Manila Ocean Park has some incredible discounts up to the end of August. How about an encounter with sharks and rays? Or submerge yourself in the aquarium and see the fish from up close, learn the tricks of a sea lion trainer or be a mermaid! Now is the time to try it!

Discounts ongoing until August 31
For 5 years and above
Only through online booking



LEARN | Watercolor Workshop


Develop your child's creativity through Ayala Museum's arts and crafts workshop. This watercolour workshop for kids is led by Googly Gooeys.

August 28 | 2-5 PM
Workshop fee: Php 4,000
For kids 7-12 years old
Ayala Museum, Makati
More info 



LEARN | Program your own Game mindmuseum

Do you spend hours playing video and online games made by other people? Do you dream of making your own game one day? Now you can, at The Mind Museum's Makerspace Pilipinas GAMEPLAY workshop! This August, you'll learn the basics skills you need to create and program your own game, using Scratch. 
August 27 |1-2 or 2-3 or 3-4 PM
 PHP 50
Workshop is open to all ages
Reserve your slot



WATCH | Secret Life of Pets


What happens when we leave the house for work or school? Find out what our pets are up to in this adorable comedy, the Secret Life of Pets. From the makers of Despicable Me.

Opens on August 24 
Cinemas nationwide


WATCH | Nine Lives

nine lives

Final week to catch Nine Lives! Watch this inspiring magical family movie about a work-obsessed real-estate mogul who suffers a magical accident that leaves him trapped inside the body of a cat and realizes he has to put his family first if he ever hopes to regain his human form. A comedy with Jennifer Garner and Kevin Spacey.

In cinemas until August 30


WATCH | International Silent Film Festival


Has your child ever watched a silent movie before? Would they appreciate it? Why not let them have their first experience at the International Silent Film Festival. All screenings are accompanied by live music. Best for older children.

August 25 - 28 
Shangri-La Mall Cinemas
Movies and schedule


PLAY | Dino Play


Take the whole family to explore the awesome world of dinosaurs in this exhibition filled with hands-on activities for young kids and kids-at-heart. Dig for dinosaur bones, examine real fossil remains, make your own dino fossils, and so much more! Until September 30 only. Highly recommended!

PHP 100 adults
PHP 200 children
The Mind Museum, JY Campos Park, 3rd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City
More info The Mind Museum


PLAY | Enchanted Kingdom


Enchanted Kingdom is one of the best local entertainment parks. My kids love it as is, but if you are a fan of Klarisse, Kyle, Bugoy or Jovit, go to Enchanted Kingdom this Saturday and sing along with them! Be sure to wait for the fireworks at 8.30PM. If you are not leaving town for the long weekend, Enchanted Kingdom will be open this Monday from 11 AM- 9 PM.

August 27 | 11 AM - 9 PM
PHP 250 - 600
Enchanted Kingdom, Santa Rosa,  Laguna


SWEAT | Ice Skating


Never tried ice skating before? See if you are the next talent or a total disaster! SM has a special offer for students from selected schools, for only PHP 99 per hour. Go with your friends this long weekend!

Daily | 10 AM - 1 PM
PHP 99 per hour
Mall of Asia, Megamall, Southmall, Seaside City Cebu
Only for students from selected schools
Present your school ID to avail of promo


CREATE | Art Workshop


Aside from meeting all the cute doggies in this cafe, you can now work on your creative side. Barkin' Blends Dog Cafe is hosting an art workshop! How about creating an artwork of your pet? The workshop is inclusive of materials and snacks.

August 27 & 28| 2-6 PM
PHP 600
Barkin' Blends Dog Cafe, 91 Rosa Alvero Street, Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Barkin' Blends Facebook 


PLAY | Virtual Reality Survival Game


Reality+ is the Philippines' first virtual reality (VR) game room. At SM City Manila, everyone can try out their virtual reality survival game and see if you dare to reach the other side! Watch their video to have an idea what is waiting for you!

Until August 31 | mall hours
PHP 100
SM City Manila
Facebook Reality+