8 reasons not to miss the 18th World Bazaar Festival

    Now on its 18th year, the World Bazaar Festival – the country’s longest running annual charity bazaar is back to present another unforgettable holiday experience with a “Boogie Woobie” Christmas! At WBF 2018, bazaar goers can expect to find a cool, retro-themed bazaar ambiance along with an array of event highlights that will surely evoke the same unfiltered happiness that we often associate with bygone holiday memories.

    For a complete rundown of what to expect, here are the must-see pocket activities and signature event highlights that are set to unfold at this year’s WBF!

    A shopping extravaganza like no other

    Housing over 800 booths made up of local and foreign exhibitors from countries such as Thailand, India, and Singapore, easily find all your holiday shopping needs at WBF 2018! What’s more is that, aside from the wide array of products and gift ideas, there will also be specialized shopping sites within the venue such as the Designers Avenue, the Christmas Village, and the Department of Agriculture Pavilion.

    Kid idols are back to bring magic and joy in our hearts

    Guaranteed to tickle the hearts of many and put a smile on everyone’s faces are the participating kids at this year’s Woobie’s Kid Idol Competition which is set to happen on December 15 at WBF 2018.

    Holiday hymns and beats

    A series of music-filled events will be happening throughout the 10-day bazaar such as the Street Dance Competition on December 16, the Himig ng Pasko choir singing competition on December 20, and the Christmas Carol with the Angels singing charity event.

    Delectable holiday goodies to go

    Find all your favorite pinoy goodies like Chocovron, Poland Hopia, Tita Ely’s products, and so much more at Woobie’s Goodies.

    Up your style game at Bloggers United

    Coming together for a holiday edition of the Bloggers United are some of the country’s top fashion and beauty bloggers. To be held on December 15 at WBF 2018, this season’s BU is a great opportunity to score awesome and affordable finds from the most stylish influencers in the metro.

    Shop your favorite star’s closet

    At this year’s Celebrity Pavilion, not only will visitors get the chance to meet their favorite showbiz personalities but also, shop their closets.

    A pet affair to remember

    Pet parents are sure to enjoy a fun-filled day with their pets with the series of pet-centered events happening at WBF 2018. On December 15, dress up your pets for a chance to win prizes at the 12 Dogs of Christmas. Meanwhile, Woobie’s Pet Expo is a one-day shopping event that will feature a diverse selection of all things pet-related.

    Shop and dine to your heart’s content

    After a long day of shopping, head on over to Woobie’s Food World to rest, relax, and bond with your loved ones over good food and drinks such as Yellow Mango, World of Fries, Snowcone, McDonald’s, King Sue, Sushie Kenzie, and Chops to Go to name a few.

    A time for giving

    At the heart of WBF is its desire to make every holiday season meaningful for every Filipino. Just like in the past, this year’s WBF visitors are given the chance to take part in humble acts of charity as part of the proceeds from the show will be for the benefit of the ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation.

    Organized by Worldbex Services International, the 18th World Bazaar Festival in partnership with ABSCBN is officially opening its doors from December 12 to 22, 2018, from Sunday to Thursday (12nn -10pm) and Friday to Saturday (10am -12 MN), at the World Trade Center Manila. For more information, follow World Bazaar Festival on Facebook and @worldbazaarfestival on Instagram or go to

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