Christmas Got a Whole Lot Merrier in BGC With Pixar Playtown

Jace Amodo
PUBLISHED November 28, 2018 04:10 pm
Add this to your list of holiday itineraries!

What if toys had feelings? What if cars had feelings? What if feelings had feelings?  Disney-Pixar Studios constantly gives us tear-shedding films through themes you didn't expect which earned a large fanbase—Filipinos among them. Now, what if its most lovable characters grace the city?

That's exactly what went down on November 23 at the Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. In time for the Christmas season, BGC unveiled the newest attraction in the city, the “Pixar Playtown.”



Distinguished guests at the launch of Pixar Playtown



Plastic toy soldiers come to life!


Rising 50 feet high, the attraction’s Christmas tree is hard to miss when passing by 7th Avenue And what better way to accentuate the key centerpiece than with characters from Pixar's best franchise ever, Toy Story. You guessed right, Sheriff Woody and Buzz Lightyear at your service.



Photo courtesy of Walter Siy


Meanwhile, the door-hopping monsters stand at 26th Avenue corner 5th. The fluffy Sulley and one-eyed charm Mike Wazowski await for all you lovers of anything scary and cute.


The Lightning McQueen is situated in the middle of Bonifacio High Street, displayed like a real car and ready for photo-ops. "Reimagine the Magic: A Festival of Lights" will take place at the park every 30 minutes from 6 to 10 p.m. until January 6. As with any lights and sounds show, it's compelling to watch—thanks to the familiarity of Pixar movie soundtracks that resurfaces the times we ugly cried.



Photo courtesy of Walter Siy


What's more, you can find Nemo and his best pal Dory at 5th Avenue corner McKinley Parkway. Keep "swimming" 'cause they're scattered all around the city!



A guide to Pixar Playtown spots in BGC


"With Disney Pixar Playtown, we hope to bring some cheer and magic into this wonderful festive season through our beloved Pixar characters and stories. In this season of celebrations, happiness and togetherness, we hope to add a few more smiles to kids and families across the Philippines," said Veronica Cabalinan, country head of The Walt Disney Company Philippines.

Pixar Playtown will make your next BGC trip so utterly engrossing—a chance to turn a simple night out into an irresistibly communal experience. When you're not quite sure what to do next, watch out for these events.



A festival of lights brightens up the stretch of BGC High Street every night


Dec 1 to 2. BGC Passionfest: Festivals of the World, BGC's annual celebration of food, games, art, culture, and live music.
Dec 15 to 16.  Polar Express: Christmas Rush, the perfect holiday fair for last-minute Christmas shoppers, happening at Bonifacio High Street Central.
Dec 15. Disney Quiz Night, a Disney-themed quiz night for aficionados of the studio.
Dec 16 to 25. Anticipated Community Simbang Gabi, a nightly thanksgiving mass for BGCitizens every 6:30 p.m. at the Bonifacio High Street Amphitheater.
Dec 8, 15, 22 & 23. Santa Meet & Greet, every 4 p.m. at One Bonifacio High Street.
Dec 31. New Year's 2019 Countdown, an epic year-end countdown called BGC x Taguig Pulse 2019 featuring a spectacular fireworks display and live performances, slated at 5th Avenue.




For more information, visit Bonifacio Global City on Facebook and Instagram.

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