Ready for some Holiday gift-giving? Check out your favorite Christmas bazaars which are now available both virtually and on-site for your shopping needs amid the new normal!
Every year, the yuletide season comes with Christmas bazaars in the Philippines. The Pinoy celebration of Christmas is the longest in the world and despite the year’s challenges prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Filipinos can still enjoy the season of giving this December.
Now more than ever, Philippine micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) need support from shoppers and have thus partnered with local holiday bazaars this year to boost the economy amid the global pandemic.
Here are our top picks for your holiday shopping this Christmas, available offline or online:
The Noel Bazaar Series, known as the largest and longest-running annual holiday bazaar in Metro Manila, has officially gone online all year round!
This 2020, the Noel Bazaar is offering products and goodies from Filipino small business merchants straight to your doorstep. Rising independent brands, lifestyle shops, boutiques, and budding food enterprises are among the bazaar’s holiday season line-up for shoppers.
Every year, the event is also held for the benefit of charities such as the GMA Kapuso Foundation, Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation, Inquirer Foundation, Gifts and Graces Foundation, Noel P. Gozon Memorial Clinic, and many more.
You can already get into the holiday spirit and add-to-cart your local finds at www.noelbazaar.ph
Spectrum Fair Manila
Spectrum Fair has been showcasing homegrown lifestyle brands since 2015 by mother-daughter founders Pia and Aly Arellano. The highly anticipated bazaar went online in October to support over 100 local MSMEs amid the pandemic and is once again opening its virtual platform this Christmas to help Filipino businesses.
The Christmas edition of Spectrum Fair Manila is available online until December 18, 2020, at https://www.spectrumfair.com/
Buy Local, Support Local: SM Christmas Markets Bazaar
SM Christmas Markets Bazaar offers products ranging from hand-crafted home accessories to cosmetics and skincare essentials, all by local businesses in the Philippines.
SM Supermalls launched the SM Christmas Markets Bazaar in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) which adheres to the “Buy Local, Go Lokal” nationwide advocacy campaign to support Filipino MSMEs amid the economic challenges prompted by the global pandemic.
The participating tenants in the bazaars are given free selling spaces for the whole duration of November until the first week of January 2021. The SM Markets bazaars are available in all 74 SM Supermalls across the country.
Visit the nearest SM Supermall nearest you to help out local MSMEs and score native products in this year’s SM Christmas Markets Bazaar!
The Trendsetter’s Bazaar is a known shopping haven in the Philippines that offers the latest fashion finds at low prices.
For the holidays, Trendsetter’s booths will be available for their Christmas Night Bazaar until December 23, 2020, at SM Aura, Taguig, or catch them in Megatrade Hall 1, SM Megamall from December 11-13 and 18-20.
Trendsetter’s Bazaar is also available online at https://www.trendsettersbazaar.com/
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TELL US in the comments below, which Christmas bazaar is your favorite?
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