The St. James the Great Christmas Bazaar now on its 22nd year will be held for three (3) days with FREE ENTRANCE on
NOVEMBER 29, 30, DECEMBER 1, 2013
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY
9:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M.
CUENCA COMMUNITY CENTER & ST. JAMES PARKING LOT
AYALA ALABANG VILLAGE
It is a conglomeration of manufacturers, exporters, importers and traders from all over the Philippines like Cebu, Romblon, Bicol, Pangasinan, Ilocos, Baguio, Pampanga, Quezon, Bulacan, Laguna, Davao, Cavite and Batangas. It is the biggest in the South of Manila with more than 500 concessionaires.
“The early bird catches the worm”, as the saying goes, so we enjoin all the shopaholics out there to come early to be able to grab the fabulous products on sale.
This annual extravaganza is transformed into a virtual Shoppers Paradise for all discriminating shoppers. Products range from holiday foods for gift giving, Christmas décor, beautifully crafted home décor, wrought iron, antiques, native and imported bags, toys, shoes, Filipino ethnic products & handicrafts, Christmas packaging and wrappers, decorative candles, paintings, jewelry, over-runs of men’s, ladies and children’s clothes, fashion accessories, sculptures, and many more.
The Food Pavilion has the participation of well-known eateries such as Las Paellas, Tapa King, Barrio Fiesta, Army Navy, Brothers Burger, Fish & Co., Ineng’s Special Bbq, Coolman Halo-Halo, Odd Balls, Cheesesteak Shop, Tais Best, Potato Corner and several others.
Petron, Magnolia Ice Cream, Purefoods Hotdogs, Unilever, Bibingkinitan are the major sponsors of the bazaar. Official drinks are Coca Cola and Viva Mineral Water.
Proceeds of this bazaar will be for the benefit of St. James Foundation.
Through the years, 100% of the proceeds of the bazaar helped in the following:
1. The construction of the St. James the Great Parish Church from 1991 to 1993.
2. The purchase of the St. James Parking Lot (Cuenca St. Cor. Nasugbu St.) which is now being used as one of the venues of the bazaar.
3. Installation of the Airconditioning System of the Main Church.
4. Build the St. James Parish Rectory Annex for the use of the Parish Priest and the St. James employees quarters.
5. Repairs and maintenance of all Parish structures.
The Chairpersons for this event are the mother-daughter team of Mimi and Nikki Valerio. Committee members are Manny Gonzales – President of St. James Foundation, Edza Gonzales, Titang Montinola, Ricky Presa and Msgr. Albert Venus, Parish Priest.
St. James Bazaar Committee members do not receive salaries or commissions from the proceeds of the bazaar. They organize and run the bazaar as their apostolate to St. James the Great Parish.
The highlight of the bazaar will be a grand raffle with Appliances and other valuable items as prizes.
All Mastercard & Visa credit cards will be accepted. ATM machines & UCPB Mobile ATM will be available to service the shoppers.
Free Shuttle Service will be provided for all the shoppers from the bazaar venue to their parked cars.