Ayala Land makes Christmas merrier with spectacular new additions for families to enjoy

Ayala Land’s annual Christmas festivities have always celebrated Filipino traditions, bringing together families from different communities to enjoy spectacular light shows. 

This Christmas season, Ayala Land is back, offering an even bigger and more vibrant experience across its various estates.

In Makati, the lighting ceremony of Ayala Avenue on Nov. 7, 2023, marked the official start of the Christmas season. 

The excitement heightened with the launch of the Festival of Lights on Nov. 14. The Ayala Triangle Gardens underwent a transformation, captivating visitors with a display of lights. The installation showcased an array of colors, complemented by a fusion of Filipino Christmas music and popular and trendy K-pop beats. The synchronized dancing lights created a lively and joyful holiday atmosphere that left everyone captivated.

Makati Festival of Lights

Make it Makati collaborated with The Arte House, Leeroy New, and Liter of Light by Illac Diaz to present a Christmas art installation that showcases the transformation of plastic bottles into radiant lights. 

This heartwarming story originated from a humble plastic bottle and now provides 55 watts of luminosity inside classrooms, enabling children to read even without access to electricity. The Festival of Lights will continue to captivate visitors until January 14, 2024.

The Nuvali Fountain of Lights Seaside Serenade: Muses and Creatures

In Laguna, the annual Fountain of Lights in Nuvali has reached new heights of enchantment with the addition of synchronized fountain movements. As the melodious music fills the air, the vibrant lights reflect off the dancing fountains in Nuvali, creating a spectacle on the lake. This year’s show has become even more immersive, incorporating new features and offering a captivating 3D experience. The Nuvali  Fountain of Lights, “Seaside Serenade: Muses and Creatures” features a delightful combination of lights and music, creating an atmosphere of pure magic. Catch the show every Friday to Sunday, 6:00PM to 9:00PM until January 14, 2024. 

Parklinks Bridge of Light

Meanwhile, connecting Pasig City and Quezon City, the renowned Parklinks bridge featured the annual ‘Bridge of Lights’ event accompanied by a concert titled ‘Take It to The Bridge’ last November 26.

The concert offered a blend of music and stunning lighting effects on the bridge. To enhance the overall experience, a night market was also set up during the concert, providing a variety of food options for attendees to enjoy. The Bridge of Light show will take place every weekend throughout December, concluding on December 23rd.

Alviera Northern Floats Festival

Welcoming this year is AyalaLand Estates and Ayala Malls’s Vermosa Holiday At Play as they transformed the area into a vibrant and exciting Christmas attraction last Nov. 17, 2023. One of the highlights of the attraction is Technicolor Beats, featuring a 30-foot prism tree which symbolizes a fulfilling life. Shapes of Harmony showcases mesmerizing shapes and colors using mirrors for optical illusions. Pipes of Positivity provides an illuminated path inspired by musical pipes, perfect for Christmas moments.

The Firefly Garden, created by Dutch artists Castor Bours and Wouter Windershoven, has a new home in the Philippines. Enjoy the soft glow of fireflies in this picturesque installation. For active children, there’s Skates of Play, a unique skating playground with vibrant arcs resembling piano keys. Don’t miss the Bells of Playfulness, featuring bell-like structures for swinging and playing.

Holiday at Play is open every day, during Mall hours until January 14, 2024. Entrance is free from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. From 4 to 10 p.m. tickets are priced at P200 per person which includes the show from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets can be booked online at https://vermosaholidayatplay.ph/

Also one of Ayala Land’s newest addition is the Alviera Northern Floats Festival. It’s a four-week event which will run until Dec. 17, 2023. The festival has brightened up the skies of Porac, Pampanga, and brought together live entertainment, exciting games and activities, great food, and a touch of Christmas magic.

At the heart of the festival are stunning, larger-than-life floats to introduce Alviera’s very own Christmas characters: Alvie, Sandy, Christoff, Sparkles, Fin, and the Jingle Belles. A lot of carnival-themed activities are present, as well as live music and food stalls. In collaboration with the Kite Association of the Philippines, the festival also featured giant LED night kites, a first-ever in the Philippines. Festival goers also enjoy special access to adventure destination SandBox, bike trails, and the exclusive Alviera Country Club.