February 11, 2016

This Week in Clark (February 11 - 17, 2016)

Clark, Pampanga presents a week of hearts that flutter and everything that flies!
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Festivals

Now on its 20th year, the Hot Air Balloon Festival brings in the weekend of everything that flies. The festival will run from February 11 to 14 at the Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga. Tickets are available at Ticketnet outlets and at the Clark Development Corporation (CDC) tourism office for Php350 per day.

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The crowd camps out at the venue of the Hot Air Balloon Festival. (Photo by Writer)


Events, conventions, and concerts

Radio-controlled (RC) aircraft enthusiasts head to Clark, Pampanga on February 12 and 13 for the RC Run Fly 2016 to be held at SM City Clark. Drone owners can also join the Drone Obstacle Course Fun Game Competition.

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Details of the 3rd RC Funfly event (Photo courtesy of SM City Clark)


Hotel availabilities (and promos)

Tourists who will watch and join the festivities of the Hot Air Balloon Festival can stay at the Xenia Hotel at a discount, including breakfast. The hotel is just 10 minutes away from the festival venue, located at C.M. Recto Highway in Clark Freeport Zone.

For those heading to Clark on Valentine’s Day, Xenia Hotel also has a treat for lovers. The promo includes an overnight accommodation with a Fillet Mignon Steak dinner for two, and a chance to win a free day tour at Puning Hot Spring and Restaurant.

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Facade of Xenia Hotel at Clark Freeport Zone (Photo courtesy of Xenia Hotel)


Beach resorts

Tourists can opt to take a swim at the Green Canyon Eco Art Resort. It features a Symphony pool and a wave pool surrounded with lush green sceneries.

The resort also has its “Valentine Getaway Promo,” where guests can get a special deal when they book a room on February 13 or 14. The package includes accommodation and breakfast for two plus discounted rates for massage and dinner, and free use of selected amenities and services.


Sightseeing tips

Green Canyon Eco Art Resort is also a venue for adventurers. The hanging bridge at the resort and the guided hiking tour they offer are an attraction for tourists seeking some adventure.

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The hanging bridge going to the wave pool at Green Canyon Eco Art Resort (Photo courtesy of Green Canyon Eco Art Resort)


Popular Cuisine

What’s best when in Clark, Pampanga is trying out authentic Kapampangan Cuisine. Binulo Restaurant has delectable food selections with a price range of Php85 to Php1,000. Must-try dishes include Pangat na Ulang, Paco Salad, and Sizzling Sisig, best enjoyed with the special Binulo rice. Binulo Restaurant is at M.A. Roxas Highway, Clark Freeport Zone, and operates Mondays through Fridays from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM; Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM.

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Binulo Restaurant serves authentic Kapampangan Cuisine like a must try Paco Salad (Photo courtesy of Binulo Restaurant)


Weather and traffic forecast

Heavy traffic on roads going to Clark is to be expected during the Hot Air Balloon Festival weekend on February 11 to 14. Event goers will flock the venue at the Air Force City complex. Those who are going to the event should come early to avoid the congested highway and to secure parking.

Corabelle Guevarra

Corabelle works as a Digital Marketer in a BPO company in Clark and a part-time college instructor. Aside from writing, she is also a photography enthusiast and a lover of fashion, arts, and crafts. Traveling brings her happiness and good vibes. Her dream is to explore the different provinces of the Philippines, then countries in Asia and the rest of the world, not to mention finding her one true love. :)

Corabelle Guevarra

Corabelle works as a Digital Marketer in a BPO company in Clark and a part-time college instructor. Aside from writing, she is also a photography enthusiast and a lover of fashion, arts, and crafts. Traveling brings her happiness and good vibes. Her dream is to explore the different provinces of the Philippines, then countries in Asia and the rest of the world, not to mention finding her one true love. :)

Disclaimer: All articles in the Consumers Magazine of ShoppersGuide.com.ph (SG) are for general information and entertainment purposes only. Although careful research has been made in writing them, SG does not make any warranty about the completeness and accuracy of all information presented in our articles. Our content is not intended to be used in place of legal, medical, or any professional advice.

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February 11, 2016

This Week in Clark (February 11 - 17, 2016)

Clark, Pampanga presents a week of hearts that flutter and everything that flies!

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Festivals

Now on its 20th year, the Hot Air Balloon Festival brings in the weekend of everything that flies. The festival will run from February 11 to 14 at the Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga. Tickets are available at Ticketnet outlets and at the Clark Development Corporation (CDC) tourism office for Php350 per day.

/magazine/img/3fd743188adab933ba099e2400145e1c/large/hot_air_balloon_crowd_clark_350x250.jpg

The crowd camps out at the venue of the Hot Air Balloon Festival. (Photo by Writer)


Events, conventions, and concerts

Radio-controlled (RC) aircraft enthusiasts head to Clark, Pampanga on February 12 and 13 for the RC Run Fly 2016 to be held at SM City Clark. Drone owners can also join the Drone Obstacle Course Fun Game Competition.

/magazine/img/3fd743188adab933ba099e2400145e1c/large/RC_Funfly_clark_350x250.jpg

Details of the 3rd RC Funfly event (Photo courtesy of SM City Clark)


Hotel availabilities (and promos)

Tourists who will watch and join the festivities of the Hot Air Balloon Festival can stay at the Xenia Hotel at a discount, including breakfast. The hotel is just 10 minutes away from the festival venue, located at C.M. Recto Highway in Clark Freeport Zone.

For those heading to Clark on Valentine’s Day, Xenia Hotel also has a treat for lovers. The promo includes an overnight accommodation with a Fillet Mignon Steak dinner for two, and a chance to win a free day tour at Puning Hot Spring and Restaurant.

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Facade of Xenia Hotel at Clark Freeport Zone (Photo courtesy of Xenia Hotel)


Beach resorts

Tourists can opt to take a swim at the Green Canyon Eco Art Resort. It features a Symphony pool and a wave pool surrounded with lush green sceneries.

The resort also has its “Valentine Getaway Promo,” where guests can get a special deal when they book a room on February 13 or 14. The package includes accommodation and breakfast for two plus discounted rates for massage and dinner, and free use of selected amenities and services.


Sightseeing tips

Green Canyon Eco Art Resort is also a venue for adventurers. The hanging bridge at the resort and the guided hiking tour they offer are an attraction for tourists seeking some adventure.

/magazine/img/3fd743188adab933ba099e2400145e1c/large/Green_Canyon_Eco_Art_Resort_clark_350x230.jpg

The hanging bridge going to the wave pool at Green Canyon Eco Art Resort (Photo courtesy of Green Canyon Eco Art Resort)


Popular Cuisine

What’s best when in Clark, Pampanga is trying out authentic Kapampangan Cuisine. Binulo Restaurant has delectable food selections with a price range of Php85 to Php1,000. Must-try dishes include Pangat na Ulang, Paco Salad, and Sizzling Sisig, best enjoyed with the special Binulo rice. Binulo Restaurant is at M.A. Roxas Highway, Clark Freeport Zone, and operates Mondays through Fridays from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM; Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM.

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Binulo Restaurant serves authentic Kapampangan Cuisine like a must try Paco Salad (Photo courtesy of Binulo Restaurant)


Weather and traffic forecast

Heavy traffic on roads going to Clark is to be expected during the Hot Air Balloon Festival weekend on February 11 to 14. Event goers will flock the venue at the Air Force City complex. Those who are going to the event should come early to avoid the congested highway and to secure parking.

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Corabelle Guevarra

Corabelle works as a Digital Marketer in a BPO company in Clark and a part-time college instructor. Aside from writing, she is also a photography enthusiast and a lover of fashion, arts, and crafts. Traveling brings her happiness and good vibes. Her dream is to explore the different provinces of the Philippines, then countries in Asia and the rest of the world, not to mention finding her one true love. :)

Corabelle Guevarra

Corabelle works as a Digital Marketer in a BPO company in Clark and a part-time college instructor. Aside from writing, she is also a photography enthusiast and a lover of fashion, arts, and crafts. Traveling brings her happiness and good vibes. Her dream is to explore the different provinces of the Philippines, then countries in Asia and the rest of the world, not to mention finding her one true love. :)

Disclaimer: All articles in the Consumers Magazine of ShoppersGuide.com.ph (SG) are for general information and entertainment purposes only. Although careful research has been made in writing them, SG does not make any warranty about the completeness and accuracy of all information presented in our articles. Our content is not intended to be used in place of legal, medical, or any professional advice.

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