Halloween-filled events for October


It’s that time of the year once more when we embrace spooky season and enjoy all things Halloween whether it’s the thrill of exploring haunted houses or the festivities it brings such as parties and events for this month.

On that note, here are 7 Metro Manila events this October 2022 that you can go to, from jamming with various K-Pop artists to joining a Guinness World Record attempt for the “Longest Hearse Parade”.


1. The Rail: SOS Stories of the Streets – shop The Rail apparel and rock with OPM artists from Kamikazee to Tricia


7 Metro Manila Events This October 2022 - The RailImage credit: @therailph

Start your fun-filled month by spending time with well-known OPM artists such as Kamikazee, Urbandub, and Franco at The Rail’s Stories of the Streets event.

The Globe Circuit Event Grounds in Makati will surely welcome music lovers, The Rail apparel fans, and skateboarders alike for this awaited event.

The Rail - live selling merch and skating event
Image adapted from: The Rail and Meldrin Parfan

Aside from the OPM artists performing, you can also count on getting new apparel while you’re there. You can shop for The Rail clothing and accessories to gift yourself or one of your friends.

The event will also double as a skating event for skateboarders who want to show off their skills or simply have down time with a skateboarding session. An art gallery will be available for viewing as well in line with the event’s “Skate. Music. Art. Fashion.” theme.

Upon getting tickets, you also get event kits containing freebies, vouchers, and chances to win prizes during the event.

Admission: P898 (~USD15.22)/regular | P1,998 (~USD33.87)/VIP
Date: 15th October 2022
Time: 11am—12am

Get your tickets at The Rail’s website.


2. POPstival: K-Pop Meets P-Pop – motorcade, fandom activities, and live performances by K-Pop and P-Pop artists


7 Metro Manila Events This October 2022 - POPstival 2022Image credit: Neuwave Events & Productions

K-Pop and P-Pop fans will definitely be screaming for the POPstival 2022: K-Pop Meets P-Pop festival happening at SMDC Festival Grounds in Parañaque this month. You’ll get to meet K-Pop artists from Loona to 2NE1’s Park Bom and even more P-Pop artists from Calista to Press Hit Play, all coming together to perform live for a whole day.

Make sure to stay the whole night so you can catch the fireworks display as well to make the most of your POPstival experience.

Highlights:

  • As early as 8am, you can join the motorcade as the event’s kick-off.
  • There will be a “POPstival” jeepney that can take you from point to point around the venue for free.
  • There will be fandom activities where you can dress as your fave K-Pop/P-Pop idols for chances of winning prizes.

Admission: P1,000 (~USD16.94) general admission | P4,000 (~USD67.76) Patron POP | P7,000 (~USD118.59) VIP Wave
Date: 21st October 2022
Time: 8am

Get your tickets online or at any SM Tickets outlet near you.


3. I-POP U – catch Xdinary Heroes, Golden Child, NCT Dream, and WayV


7 Metro Manila Events This October 2022 - I-POP UImage credit: DNM Entertainment

I-POP U 2022 Manila is another event you can go to if you enjoy listening to pop music and at the same time, want to watch and meet Asian pop artists such as NCT Dream, Xdinary Heroes, WayV, and Golden Child performing live on stage.

Admission: P5,250 (~USD88.91) upper box | P12,600 (~USD213.41) SVIP standing
Date: 21st October 2022
Time: 8pm

Get your tickets online or at any TicketNet outlet near you.

Note: Only Upper Box and SVIP Standing tickets are still available. More details here


4. HALLYUWEEN 2022 – hang out with artists from 2NE1’s CL to P-Pop boy group BGYO at Philippines’ 1st ever Halloween party


7 Metro Manila Events This October 2022 - HALLYUWEEN 2022Image credit: PULP Live World

If you love K-Pop and Halloween, then going to this year’s Hallyuween is definitely the event for you. Going to be held at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, the country’s first ever K-Pop Halloween party will feature well-known K-Pop artists such as 2NE1’s CL and Pentagon. What’s more, you’ll also catch P-Pop group BGYO performing among the K-Pop artists.

You get the best of both worlds by wearing your best Halloween costumes while having fun and listening to your favorite artists performing live.

Highlights: 

  • Merchandise will be available a week before the event.
  • Special activities are provided from exploring their haunted tunnel attraction to joining a silent auction for K-Pop memorabilia.
  • There will be a contest for multiple awards such as “Best Zombie Army Award” and “Best Intergalactic Look Award”, and prizes such as golden tickets to any show that’s organized by PULP from 2022—2023, and even gift certificates for an overnight stay at a five-star hotel.

Admission: P2,650 (~USD44.91) for Dongdaemun tickets | P26,500 (~USD449.24) for Gangnam tickets
Date: 29th October 2022
Time: 6pm

 Get your tickets online, any SM Tickets outlet near you, or at HALLYUWEEN’s website.

Note: The event allows fully vaccinated guests only. Do follow event protocol at all times, remember to bring a physical copy of your ticket, vaccination card and ID, wear a mask, and observe frequent hand sanitizing. 


5. The Bootleg Beatles – reminisce the Beatles’ songs through their world-famous tribute band


7 Metro Manila Events This October 2022 - Bootleg BeatlesImage adapted from: SM Tickets and Bootleg Beatles

The Bootleg Beatles concert to be held at the PICC Plenary Hall in Pasay is worth going to for reliving the good days when the world-famous songs such as Let It Be and Love Me Do were sung live by The Beatles.

According to The Times, The Bootleg Beatles’ performances are “entirely convincing” and The Mail expressed that they performed with a “mind-boggling accuracy”. This concert will be a great way for younger fans to get a glimpse of how the original band members used to perform on stage.

Who knows, they might be so good that it’ll be as if you’re at a real Beatles concert.

Admission: P800 (~USD13.57) Bronze | P6,170 (~USD104.65) VVIP
Date: 30th October 2022
Time: 8pm

Get your tickets online or at any SM Tickets outlet near you.


6. Halloween Howlers – jam with local artists from Bamboo to Shanti Dope


7 Metro Manila Events This October 2022 - Halloween Howlers Manila
Image credit: Halloween Howlers Manila

Halloween Howlers is another music festival that’ll let you hit two birds with one stone if you love Halloween and are an OPM fan, especially of Rock and Rap music.

Not only will you get to see rock bands such as Bamboo, Mayonnaise, and Magnus Haven, and rappers such as Gloc-9 and Ron Henley, you’ll also see DJs Marc Marasigan, Patty Tiu, Katsy Lee, and X-Factor in action.

Highlights:

  • There will be a Haunted House attraction free for all to explore.
  • Join or watch Skateboard, BMX, Rollerblade, and Hip-Hop dance competitions in the venue.
  • Up to P90,000 (~USD1,537.07) prize money for the Best Halloween Costume.

Admission: P999 (~USD16.94) general admission | P3,333 (~USD56.52) VIP
Date: 31st October 2022
Time: 3pm—1am

Get your tickets at Halloween Howlers’ website.

Note: Getting a VIP ticket includes a private entrance, re-entry, premium washrooms, cocktail tables, a private bar, and a designated lounge and party area. 


7. Soulebrasyon Undas Festival – Trick or Treating, cosplay competition, and memorial gestures


7 Metro Manila Events This October 2022 - Soulebrasyon Undas FestivalImage credit: Soulebrasyon Undas Festival

Before transitioning straight to All Saints Day and All Souls Day, end the month by joining the country’s first SOULebrasyon Undas Festival to be held at the Amoranto Sports Complex Stadium in Quezon City. Get dressed in your Halloween costumes and go trick-or-treating with kids to collect as many treats as you can.

Make sure to stay later as well to enjoy compositions to be performed by the musical band Brownbeat AllStars and end the night a bang with a fireworks display.

Highlights:

  • A mass blessing will be held as well as a butterfly ceremony to commemorate lost loved ones affected by the pandemic.
  • Witness the festival’s attempt to beat the Guinness World Record for having the “Longest Hearse Parade”.
  • Join their Filipino Folklore & Mythical Creatures Costume Contest to win up to P20,000 (~USD341.16) prize money.

Admission: P100 (~USD1.70) per pax
Date: 31st October 2022
Time: 8am

Book your tickets here. For those who want to join the cosplay contest, fill in this form.


Metro Manila events in October 2022 for Halloween


So if you have nothing planned yet, these Metro Manila events for October 2022  might be just what you’re looking for.

Have a blast and make the most of the Halloween season with constant live performances by your favorite foreign and local artists that’ll give you a month filled with music and festivities.

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Cover image adapted from: Bootleg Beatles, PULP Live World, and DNM Entertainment

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