A photo festival, slime run, mystery sleepover + more things to do this weekend

Get ready to light up the night, catch the last of summer, and more.

(SPOT.ph) We know you’re already looking forward to the weekendWe zero in on the events you shouldn’t miss.


Check out SPOT.ph’s Gig Guide: 10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week: May 24 to 31


Summer Fiesta


Celebrate the end of summer with a bang at Manila Hotel. On May 28, 10 a.m., travel back in time and relive summertime bliss with Summer Fiesta. Discover the joy of playing patinteroluksong-bato, Pepsi-7-up, and more. Spark your imagination with Adarna House’s story-telling activity; learn basic first aid and general safety tips from Red Cross; watch a cooking demo by The Manila Hotel kitchen team; or learn some new dance moves from the Centro Escolar Universty Folkdance Troupe. Tickets are priced at P1,000.


For inquiries and reservations, call 527-0011 local 1175 to 1178.


Nickelodeon Slime Cup Run



Save the date and get your kids and furry friends to start stretching their muscles for the Nickelodeon Slime Cup Runhappening at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds on May 29, 6 a.m. The Slime Cup Run promises a race like no other, filled with lots of Nickelodeon’s signature green slime. Runners can sign up for three categories: the 200m dash for seven-year-old kids and below (P350); the 1K race (P450), open to individual runners and dogs and owner tandems; and the 3K run (P500), which is open to families, individual runners and runners in pairs. Registration is open at the following Chris Sports branches: Glorietta, SM Megamall, SM North EDSA, SM Mall of Asia, SM BF Homes, and Market! Market!

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For more information, go to Nickelodeon Asia's website.


Science Sleepover: Mystery Mayhem


Join The Mind Museum for Science Sleepover: Mystery Mayhem on May 28 and 29, 6 p.m. Follow the trail of evidence and solve whodunit in a thrilling museum slumber party. In this upcoming mystery-themed sleepover, a high-profile royal is missing and it's up to you to investigate, locate the culprits, and bring her to safety. Registration starts at P3,000 per person.



To register, click here.


Floral Watercolor Workshop


Sign up for a Floral Watercolor Workshop with Larriza Castro, happening on May 28, 2 p.m., at Cath Kidston in Bonifacio Global City. Learn how to design your own postcards, note cards, greeting card, and journal with florals and watercolor! At the end of this three-hour class, you'll go home with your finished watercolor floral painting, a set of watercolor painting supplies, and a fun new skill that can be used for future projects. Workshop fee is P1,850, inclusive of worksheets, handouts, materials, a certificate, and light refreshments.


To sign up, go to Manila Workshops' website.


Charm It!



Charm It! is a two-day affair on May 28 and 29 where customers will be able to customize accessories from Istorya, sample Lulu DK tattoos, and get free special sweet treats at CommonThread Powerplant Mall. Istorya is one of the newest brands to be available in CommonThread stores. Customers can choose their own chains, charms, and pendants. To add a personal touch to the custom accessory, they can stamp their pendants with words of encouragement or names of loved ones, or even their own! The event will also feature Lulu DK's Pop Tats, which are fun and flashy temporary tattoos for all ages. CommonThread will also be giving away surprise sweet treats for all!


For more information, follow CommonThread Philippines' Instagram page.



Parkfest PH


It's going to be a fun-filled weekend at Parkfest Philippines happening on May 28 and 29, 10 a.m., at Nayong Pilipino Park. Nayong Pilipino is a representation of the Philippines and its culture, as it takes you to a trip in places and time in our history. With the help of some local artists, they are going to breathe new life into the park by putting up their own art installations. Food, craft fairs, art activities, and live local music are something you should definitely look forward to! 



Jason Derulo Live in Manila


Whether you’ve had an outpour of emotions with “Whatcha Say," reached the highest note of “In My Head," boldly danced to the beats of “Talk Dirty” and “Wiggle," or pressed the loop button for “Want To Want Me," it is indisputable that Jason Derulo’s chart-topping hits have embedded themselves in your head. Catch Jason Derulo Live in Manila on May 27, 8 p.m., at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. Joining him as special guest for this concert tour is EDM artist, Redfoo, one half of the team behind “Party Rock Anthem," “Sorry for Party Rocking,” and “Sexy And I Know It." Tickets range from P1,050 to P7,880.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 470-2222.


Jennifer Niven in Manila



Join Jennifer Niven on her book singing tour in Manila on May 29, 2 p.m., at the Mega Atrium in SM Megamall. Her book, All the Bright Places, tells an exhilarating and heart-wrenching love story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die. Follow a heart-wrenching, unflinching story of love shared, life lived, and two teens who find one another while standing on the edge.


For more information, go to the event's Facebook page.


Color Manila Blacklight Edition


Put some color into your nights at Color Manila Blacklight Editionhappening on May 28, 9:30 p.m., at Filinvest Alabang. Registration is priced at P950 for Deluxe, P1,500 for Rockstar, and P3,000 for Superstar. You can register online or at the following sites:

  • Runnr Alabang Town Center
  • Runnr TriNoma
  • Runnr Bonifacio High Street
  • Toby's Glorietta
  • Toby's SM Mall of Asia
  • Toby's SM Aura
  • Toby's SM Megamall


For more information, go to Color Manila's website.




Camerahaus Photo Festival is a photography and videography event happening on May 28 and 29 at Bonifacio High Street. Whether you are a hobbyist, interested in learning photography, or a professional photographer, you're welcome to join! Learn camera hacks, tips, and techniques on how you can shoot creatively. There will be talks and workshops that will be facilitated by some of the best photographers and videographers in the country. You can also check out some cameras and accessories from different camera brands.


For more information, go to Camerahaus' website.

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