Pre-Holiday Bazaars You Need to Check Out this Weekend

Avoid the holiday rush!

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The holidays are fast-approaching, so you better hoard now before the malls get jam-packed. Score some of your holiday presents at these weekend bazaars.

Feel Korea 2016

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SMX Aura, SM Aura, Bonifacio Global City
November 10 to 12 (Thursday-Saturday)
Open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Listen Hallyu enthusiasts: the third and fourth levels of SMX Aura will be all Korean starting Thursday with lots of Korean food and cosmetics on sale.

Entrance is free, so you and your friends can swing by and avail tax-free Korean goods. I repeat: tax-free. Lots of free food and cosmetics samples also await every visitor so prepare your wallet (and your Korean heart) because this bazaar is totally daebak!

Click this to see the event.

VegFest Pilipinas 2016

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Eastwood Central Plaza, Eastwood City, Libis, Quezon City
November 12 to November 13 (Saturday and Sunday)
Open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Vegans unite! A series of events will be dedicated to certified (and aspiring) vegans for two weekends, with Eastwood as the venue of the first leg. Starting tomorrow, the plaza will be filled with vegan food, exciting games, eye-opening talks, helpful fitness activities and demos, even celebrity guests! It’s the first of its kind—and the entrance is free, so be sure you won’t miss this.

Click here to see what’s in store for the attendees and here for the lineup of activities.

10A Alabama Handmade Arts and Crafts Fair

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10A Alabama, Quezon City
November 12 to 13 (Saturday and Sunday)
Open from 12 to 7 p.m.

This edition of the regular QC bazaar will be a fun two days filled with art activities and dozens of crafts booths by Studio Habil, Inky Livie, Ma/de Manila, and many more. Spread the handmade love to your friends and loved ones!

Visit their event page and click “going” because you definitely should!

Maker’s Market at Tiendesitas

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Building A, Tiendesitas, Pasig City
November 12 to 13 (Saturday and Sunday)
Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Go to the Maker’s Market at Tiendesitas this Saturday and choose from the wide range of handmade and homegrown accessories, stationery, decor, apparel, leather goods, and even goodies for your pets! You can also show off your own crafts by signing up as merchant.

Click here to see the event page. Bring your friends!

Spectrum Wonderland

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White Space Manila, Pasong Tamo Ext., Makati City
November 12 to 13 (Saturday and Sunday)
Open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Calling all shopaholics! The first indoor-outdoor fair of everything food, lifestyle, fashion, arts and crafts will be at the White Space Manila this Saturday and Sunday. Prepare your wallets and hoard creative items for your collection and as Christmas gifts. There’s a Php 150 entrance fee, but you can get a free pass if you’re a PayMaya virtual/physical card holder. You can also buy this card at the event and get a lot of shopping deals at the fair.

See the event page here.

Kawaii Stationery Party

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Moonleaf Tea Shop, Maginhawa St., Diliman, Quezon City
November 12 (Saturday)
Open from 1 to 7 p.m.

If you love everything Kawaii, head to Maginhawa this Saturday and surround yourself with lots of cute stationery, journals and stickers, among others. This six-hour party will be filled with journaling workshop, mini bazaar and raffle promos. While the registration for the workshop is now closed, you can still come to the mini-bazaar for free and purchase from the 15 lovely booths.

Click here to see the event page and join the Kawaii fun!

Babypalooza Bazaar

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Walter Hogan Conference Center, Ateneo de Manila, Quezon City
November 12 (Saturday)
Open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sixty booths will grace the halls of Ateneo de Manila this Saturday to sell baby items and host fun activities for moms, expectant moms, babies and kids. You don’t have to wait for the holidays to buy that baby gear; you’ll find a lot of them here!

Click here to see more details.

Spellbound Pop-Up Bazaar

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2F Bridgeway, Estancia Mall, Capitol Commons, Pasig City
November 12 to 13 (Saturday and Sunday)
Open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

From crafts, stationery, apparel to treats and home decor—name it, they have it! Feast your eyes with assorted goods in this pop-up bazaar and get your money’s worth with the unique items you can buy for reasonable prices. Swing by Estancia this weekend and do your Christmas shopping!

Visit their event page for the deets.

Funky Finds Pop Up Garage Sale

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The Open Space, 134 Jupiter St., Makati City
November 13 (Sunday)
Open from 1 to 6 p.m.

If you love scoring pre-loved items, you can never go wrong with Funky Finds. Now on its 5th run, their garage sale on Sunday will be bursting with shoes, clothes, bags, accessories and more stuff at huge bargain rates. Come on over and bring the whole barkada!

See the event here.

Holiday Fair MNL 2016

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Metrotent Convention Center, Ortigas, Pasig City
November 12 to 13 (Saturday and Sunday)
Open from 12 to 8 p.m.

Gear up for the holidays with high quality finds at the Holiday Fair MNL this weekend. Hosted by the Inner Wheel Club of Manila and Ms. Global Philippines, you can purchase lovely items from their diverse set of sellers and exhibitors such as Team Market by JKT, Mary Kay Philippines, Lola Sason’s, Alveo Land Corporation and a whole lot more.

The Php 50 entrance is so worth it, as there will also be live performances and a chance to meet the winners of Miss Global Philippines.

Hyped up for this bazaar? Check their events page here for more details.

Where do you want to splurge your moolah this weekend? Tell us below!