10 Date Ideas Without Heading Out of Town

Kilig in the city!

(SPOT.ph) Love is in the air this February, and Cupid's got his aim on everyone who visits Shangri-La Plaza this month! The upscale lifestyle complex is loaded with sweet and romantic activities that will both stoke the flame of love and keep it burning hot and bright! 

Rhythm Lounge
Fellas, keep your ladies close! Heartthrob actor and singer Matteo Guidicelli topbills the Rhythm Lounge at the Shang’s East Atrium (February 11, 5pm) followed by the local YouTube scene’s hottest sensations, Aicelle Santos and Gio Levy on February 12, 5pm. Reese Lansangan and Keiko Necesario are set to win over hearts with their angelic voices on February 14, 4:30pm.

Get a chance to win a romantic date for two when you post a photo of your loved one on Instagram with the hashtag #LoveAtTheShang. Three lucky couples will be chauffered to and from the Shangri-La Plaza by a Volvo, will have a romantic dinner while being serenaded, and will also receive a special basket of goodies from the Shang Cineplex, Shang Cinebar, and more! Submission of entries is until February 15, 6:00pm.

A Romantic Gesture 
Mall guests will be swept off their feet by dashing and dapper gents who will escort them to the East Atrium where they can try their hand at the different Valentine’s activities and listen to the great beats at the Rhythm Lounge.

Message in a Bottle
Hand-written letters are a throwback to more romantic times, and that's exactly what Shangri-La Plaza is going for with this activity. Mall guests will be invited to write short notes for their loved ones, and to seal them inside bottles that will be displayed at the East Atrium. The recipients will be notified via SMS if they have a note, and they can then pick it up from the mall. Is this a way for you to finally let your crush know how you feel?

Now a more tech-y approach! Guests will also be invited to make e-greetings for their loved ones. These short videos will then be posted on the social media channels of Shangri-La Plaza. 

Love Calligraphy
Express your love through your very own work of heART! Under the guidance of the country’s top calligraphers such Alessandra Lanot, Anina Rubio and Abbey Sy, it’s going to be a weekend of fun lettering and calligraphy workshops that will make you even more enamored to the written word. Registration is free and participants may bring their own materials.

Featuring young talents such as Juan Miguel Severo, Samantha Sotto, Noreen Capili, Dani Hernandez, and others, this National Book Store event will help you get from “hugot” to happily ever after! Authors will be giving talks and workshops, so make it a learning date for you and your lover. 

Valentine’s Day Date Deals at the Shang Cinebar
Enjoy this sweet treat from the Shang Cinebar. Get free chocolate when you purchase your movie snacks for you and your date (or your double date!). Singles, don’t fret! We also got you covered with the perfect combo to accompany you while you catch the latest romantic flick. Promo runs from February 11 to 19 only

Comme des Garcons Play Box  
The cute, Japanese brand known for its quirky designs and comfortable cuts, opens a pop up store at the Shangri-La Plaza this February. In search of the perfect couples shirt? Look no further. 

Valentine's Eats Galore 
We all know that the Shangri-La Plaza is home to some of our favorite restaurants and get this—they all have Valentine's specials! Whatever you and your date are in the mood for, cuisine-wise, you can satiate your craving at the Shang. It would take too long to mention all the restaurants and all the specials, so just click here for a full list of the restaurants that can be found at the Shang. 

There's so much to love about the Shangri-La Plaza this love month! For more information, click here

This article was created by Summit Storylabs in partnership with Shangri-La Plaza.
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