Christmas is truly the most magical time of the year! It’s when families and friends come together to share their blessings and regale each other with exciting stories. And if there's one thing that makes our holidays merrier and worth celebrating, it would undoubtedly be the gifts that we exchange with each other.
When it comes to affordable and convenient gift shopping, there’s only one destination this Yuletide season – the City of Firsts! From fairs to freebies to promos, Araneta City has everything you need to get you in a jolly mood for spending!
Fairs and bazaars
If you’re buying a gift for someone bitten by the travel bug, head over to Market Locale at the Gateway Mall Activity Area. Find local treats, handicrafts, and gift items from all over the Philippines until December 17, so there’s no need to hop on a plane to enjoy some of the best our country has to offer.
For those looking for great deals on clothes, a Flash Sale featuring apparel from Mr. Lee, RRJ, and Petrol is happening at Farmers Plaza Activity Area and on the ground floor of Ali Mall. You have until December 31 to check out some good, affordable clothing finds here.
For more gift ideas, or maybe for some payday rewards, keep an eye out for Community Fair at The Second at New Frontier Theater. Stalls here are open only on payday weekends, so make to mark your calendars and visit them.
For the foodies, you can now buy Novotel Manila Araneta City’s delicious baked goodies and other much-loved treats conveniently. Just visit the Novotel Cart at the Gateway Mall Activity Area until December 31.
To help you with the tedious task of wrapping your Christmas gifts, Araneta City has opened a special gift wrapping station at the Gateway Mall Activity Area. Just present a receipt worth ₱1,500 to get one item wrapped up for free!
Spend more on shopping as you can avail of free parking promo at the Parking Garage South, Gateway Mall, and Ali Mall on weekdays from 5pm to 11pm. Just present a single receipt worth P1,000 from December 10 to 31 to enjoy this special perk.
Your Araneta City dining is made more fun as you can bring home a free Coca-Cola eco bag or a Coca-Cola drink when you join the Bag the Magic of Christmas promo. All you need from November 26 to January 31 is a P250 single or accumulated receipt worth of any combo meal with a Coca-Cola product from any Araneta City food court (Gateway Mall Food Express, Ali Mall Food Gallery, Farmers Plaza Food Plaza) or Dampa at Farmers Market, and the freebie is yours to claim!
And for our 12.12 promo, take home exclusive merchandise when you splurge in the City of Firsts. For every P3,000 single-receipt purchase, you have a chance to claim either a special Araneta City shirt or a skyline tote bag.
For those who are avoiding the traffic jam and rush, a free delivery promo is in store for you! On December 15 to 17, buy gifts or items online from any store via ASK ARA, Araneta City’s virtual personal shopper service, and automatically avail of this exclusive perk.
Raffle and prizes
To further elevate your shopping experience, Araneta City has launched the Bring Home the Magic Christmas Promo. From November 12 to February 6, a single purchase worth P1,000 qualifies you to join the promo and be one out of 40 winners of thrilling prizes.
There’s also the Unlock the Magic Promo where you get a chance to crack the 4-digit code in our mystery box to get the prize inside. Just be ready with a P500 single-receipt purchase from any Araneta City establishment from December 10 to 25.
Get your Christmas shopping list ready and enjoy these Christmas treats now in Araneta City. Gateway Mall, Ali Mall, and Farmers Plaza are open from 11am to 10pm until December 30. Malls will be open from 11am to 7pm on December 24 and 31, and from 12nn to 9pm on December 25.
Enjoy shopping this season at City of Firsts!