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The Ultimate Adobo Festival + 5 Other Things To Do This Weekend

Independence Day weekend is shaping up to be a memorable one. Don't stay home!
by Charlain Austria | Jun 10, 2016
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Have been thinking where to relax and enjoy the weekend? We've got you covered! 

From booze and music to the most kick-ass toy convention of the year, here are six things you should not miss in your next 48 hours of freedom.

1) ToyCon 2016 + Pop Life FanXperience

WHEN: June 10 to 12, gates open at 11 a.m.
WHERE: SMX Convention Center, MOA Complex, Pasay City
WHAT’S UP: The biggest pop culture celebration of toys, anime, comics, cosplay, gaming, and anything and everything related to hobbies and collections is back. This year will feature big geek icons such as Marvel and DC comics, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, Capcom and Namco games, DOTA 2, and so much more. Prepare your wallets, mates!

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Tickets range from P500 to P3,000. For more information, visit ToyCon’s website or read our article here.

2) Ingrosso Live in Manila

WHEN: June 10, party starts at 10 p.m.
WHERE: The Palace Pool Club, 9th Avenue corner 36th Street, Uptown Bonifacio, Taguig City
WHAT’S UP: Forget the world for a few hours and party with one-third of the former EDM dynamo Swedish House Mafia, Sebastian Ingrosso. Booze, EDM, a wicked pool, plus one of the greatest DJs in the world all together—how does that sound?

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For table reservations, contact 0917-689-8888.

3) Adobo Movement

WHEN: June 11, Saturday, starts at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Mercato BGC, corner of 25th St. and 7th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
WHAT’S UP: There will be a grand food banquet with all the variations and recipes of the traditional adobo over the weekend. Aside from the wide variety of adobo, there will also be musical performances by OPM idols Up Dharma Down and Ebe Dancel.


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4) Libeertad

WHEN: June 11, registration starts at 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Green Sun, 2285 Chino Roces Avenue, Pasong Tamo Extension, Makati City
WHAT’S UP: Love beer so much? Spectacles of local artisans in their mastery of malt converge for a day of learning, connecting, and of course, drinking. Drink and be merry with local beer makers Bottle Shop, Great Islands, Craft Point and more!

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For more information about the event, check their Facebook page.

5) Colors of Freedom

WHEN: June 12, assembly at 4 a.m.
WHERE: 34th Street corner 9th Avenue, BGC, Taguig City
WHAT’S UP: Run and have lots of fun while celebrating Independence Day with your girlfriend, friends, or family. Wear an afro, take selfies and challenge yourself in the 3km, 5km or 10km run.

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For more information, visit Colors of Freedom’s site.

6) The Party with AHM and Friends

WHEN: June 11, gig starts at 8 p.m.
WHERE: B-Side at The Collective, 7274 Malugay Street, Makati City
WHAT’S UP: One of the best pop-punk bands in Malaysia, An Honest Mistake, is here in the Philippines to shoot their new music video and to perform with their favorite bands and friends, Save Me Hollywood, Sirens, and many more!

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P200 gets you in.


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