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Metro Weekend Guide: June 28-30

It’s the end of June, and there is so much to celebrate! Here’s what’s going on this weekend.


Fête de la Musique

June 28, 4pm; Puerta Real Gardens, Intramuros

June 29, 4pm; 20:20, 20a La Fuerza Plaza 1, 2241 Don Chino Roces Ave, Makati

Celebrate Fête’s 25th birthday with performances at the Intramuros stage at Puerto Real Gardens. On the 29th, Fête stages will be popping up in Cebu, Pampanga, Baguio, and Palawan; in Manila, the music festival will end with a closing party at 20:20 bar. Admission is free.


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MNLxVIE Equality Fest 2019

June 28, 5pm; UPFI Film Center Videotheque, QC

June 28, 11pm; XX XX, 20b La Fuerza Plaza 1, 2241 Don Chino Roces Ave, Makati

Manila and Vienna come together to celebrate equality and diversity with 5 days worth of LGBTQIA+ talks and events leading up to the MNLxVIE Equality Fest at the Metro Manila Pride March at 3pm on Saturday.


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Manila Pride March and Festival 2019

June 29; 12-10pm; Marikina Sports Center, Marikina City

Wear your most colorful outfit and show your support for the LGBTQ+ community at Manila’s annual Pride Parade! Register here.

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June 29, 9am-10pm; The Pavilion, Santolan Town Plaza, San Juan

Organized by Gawang Kamay, the curated art fair will feature new brands and startups showcasing the craftsmanship of local artisans and entrepreneurs.


TWICE World Tour 2019 ‘TWICELIGHTS’ in Manila

June 29, 5pm; Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay

For the third stop on their 2019 world tour, the K-pop girl group is going to Manila to perform for the very first time. Tickets available via SM Tickets.

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Art Bar Art Fair

June 30, 10am-9pm; 2L Mega Atrium, SM Megamall

Art Bar is holding their very first art fair this weekend. Expect on-stage demos, promos, special offers, arts and crafts materials, and a live painting session with internationally-renown watercolor artist Eudes Correira. Admission is free.


HABI Market Fair

June 28-30, 11am-9pm; Grand Atrium, Shangri-La Plaza

Find beautiful handcrafted products from Kalinga, Ifugao, Mindoro, Basila, and more.


Big City Escape

June 28-30, 11am-9pm; Central Square, 5th Ave, Bonifacio High Street, BGC

SSI’s Big City Escape summer raffle ends this weekend, so this is your last chance to shop at participating stores in Central Square for the chance to win one of three prizes—the grand prize being a trip for two to New York City and a ?100,000 shopping spree at Central Square. Pinoy Eats World will also present NYC Street Eats, a street food fair of New York-style food, then at 6pm, check out “The Music of Broadway” featuring local theater talents at the Grand Atrium. For more information, check here.


SM Home Fair

Jun 28, 1-9pm; June 29-30, 10am-9pm; SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay

SM Home’s biggest event of the year will have 60 participating brands, a full day of speakers, raffles and giveaways, and activity booths. Admission is free.


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