What’s on Manila: Best Things to Do on Feb. 27-March 4, 2024
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What’s on Manila: Best Things to See, Do, Eat on Feb. 27-March 4, 2024

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Ahh, another week is upon us, and you’re looking for cool things to get up to in Manila! We’ve saved you the hassle with The Beat Manila’s rundown of the best places to hit up and things to do right now—from blink-and-you'll-miss-it pop-up sights and new restaurant openings to the hottest activities that you shouldn’t miss.

To keep your finger on the pulse of the city, follow The Beat Manila to see what’s best in store for the week ahead.

1. Harold Pinters' 'Betrayal'

Harold Pinters' 'Betrayal'
Photo by Facebook/Repertory Philippines

Harold Pinter's acclaimed play, "Betrayal," is heading to the Philippines! Don't miss the previews on Feb. 27 and Feb. 28, leading up to the official run from March 1 to March 17 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium. "Betrayal" tells the gripping story of an extra-marital affair using a reverse-chronological structure, spanning nine years in London and Venice. Prepare to be captivated by the performances of London-based Filipino actors Vanessa White, James Bradwell, and James Cooney. Secure your tickets now via Ticketworld!

2. Edamama New Mama Expo 2024

Edamama New Mama Expo 2024
Photo by Facebook/edamama

The Edamama New Mama Expo 2024 is here, and it's bigger and better than ever! Don't miss out on this highly anticipated and trusted family expo. Head over to Megatrade Hall from March 1 to March 3 and get up to 70% off on over 250 brands, participate in the grand raffle for a chance to win amazing prizes, and receive a new mama bag filled with goodies from top brands.

The event is complete with food stalls, a dedicated breastfeeding area, and a playzone for kids. Best of all, registration is free! Register now and join the biggest shopping and learning event of the year for moms!

3. PINGKIAN: ISANG MUSIKAL

PINGKIAN: ISANG MUSIKAL
Photo by Facebook/Ticket2Me

Experience the power of "PINGKIAN: ISANG MUSIKAL," a full-length stage musical, at the CCP Black Box Theatre in Pasay City, from March 1 to March 24. Follow Emilio Jacinto's journey as he confronts the challenges of war. Through encounters with the ghosts of Andres Bonifacio and Dr. Jose Rizal, Jacinto's conscience is examined, providing a thought-provoking exploration of the ideals and values of the Katipunan.

Be prepared to be transported on an emotional and immersive journey that celebrates the unwavering spirit of Emilio Jacinto and the resilience of the Filipino people. Get your tickets now at Ticketworld or Ticket2Me!

4. Heroes Fan Fest

Heroes Fan Fest
Photo by Facebook/Heroes Convention Ph

Calling all heroes and pop-culture enthusiasts! Get ready for the Heroes Fan Fest happening from March 1 to March 3 at Ayala Malls Feliz. This action-packed event is a Toys and Cosplay Convention that promises a wide range of activities, including toys showcases, cosplay, games, trivia, live-band performances, and more.

Mark your calendars and get ready to experience the Heroes Fan Fest, Metro East Manila style! Entrance is FREE!

5. Yoona Fan Meeting Tour 'YOONITE'

Yoona Fan Meeting Tour 'YOONITE'
Photo from Makeitlive (PR)

Get ready for an extraordinary experience as Girls' Generation's Yoona comes to Manila for her fan meeting tour, "YOONITE," on March 1, at the SMX Convention Center. Presented by SM Entertainment, Fan Connection SEA, Slow Monday Studios, and CNCA, this event promises exciting interactions and exclusive perks for ticket holders! Secure your tickets now at slowmondaystudios.com!

6. GRRRL PWR

GRRRL PWR
Photo by Facebook/Girl Gang of Art PH

Step into a world of empowerment and celebration at GRRRL PWR, an all-women art exhibition that pays homage to authenticity and '90s feminism. Experience visual art, performances, games, and a pop-up bazaar featuring '90s-themed merchandise created by over 75 talented women artists.

Explore these diverse artworks and performances from March 2 to April 5 at Kanto & Pantas Gallery, located on the second floor of Makati Cinema Square. Don't miss this empowering exhibit!

7. Patrons of the Arts Spring Blossoms

Patrons of the Arts Spring Blossoms
Photo by Facebook/Patrons of the Arts

Calling all art enthusiasts! Get ready for an epic art experience at Patrons of the Arts Spring Blossoms. Discover the talents of over 350 unique artists as they showcase their creations at Elements at Centris, Quezon Avenue, on March 2 and March 3. From prints and stickers to handicrafts and accessories, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Immerse yourself in the vibrant art scene, support local artists, and be inspired by their creativity. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to indulge in art and creativity!

8. 'THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY' Live in Manila

'THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY' Live in Manila
Photo from Concert Republic

Get ready for the international sensation "The Simon & Garfunkel Story" heading to Manila on March 2. Relive the iconic folk-rock duo's journey at The Theatre at Solaire, Paranaque City. Dance to the tunes of the groovy 1960s with a talented cast and a full live band performing their timeless hits. Experience the magic of "Mrs. Robinson," "Bridge Over Troubled Water," and more. Tickets are available for purchase via Ticketworld outlets and online!

9. ALL WOMEN'S RUN ASIA 2024

ALL WOMEN'S RUN ASIA 2024
Photo by Website/SM Tickets

Ladies, mark your calendars for an extraordinary event that celebrates women's empowerment, strength, and unity—the All Women's Run 2024. On March 3, head over to Block 16, SM Mall of Asia Complex, and be part of this unique gathering where women from all walks of life come together to celebrate their achievements and embrace their individuality. Lace up your running shoes and join an empowering and exhilarating run dedicated to women's health and unity. Register now and be a part of an incredible community of strong and inspiring women!

10. Privé Alliance Meets B.I

Privé Alliance Meets B.I
Photo by Facebook/Makeitlive

South Korean singer-rapper B.I, also known as Kim Hanbin, is returning to Manila on March 4 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena for a special fan meet event presented by Privé Alliance. Purchase exclusive fan packages, including merchandise from Privé Alliance collections, and get ready to see and meet B.I up close.

Secure your tickets now via Makeitlive. Prices range from P3,500 (Upper Box) to P11,500 (Privé VIP Floor).

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