As the holiday season approaches, it’s time to elevate your Christmas celebrations to new heights. Ayala Land Alviera has just unwrapped a splendid gift for all adventure seekers and festive souls—the inaugural Northern Floats Festival. Get ready for a four-week extravaganza that promises to brighten the skies of Porac, Pampanga, with a kaleidoscope of colors and the spirit of Christmas. Last Wednesday, November 22, 2023, my team, together with other media and special guests were given a preview of what’s in store for the festival with a walkthrough and hands-on experience of the game booths, food stalls, LED night kite display, and an official lighting ceremony. The event was graced by the presence of Hon. Mayor Jing Capil and Alviera Estate Project Development Head Melanie Eugenio-Trivino, along with esteemed guests and local officials. Mayor Capil expressed gratitude for Alviera’s transformative impact on tourism, citing the festival as another exciting addition to Porac’s festive calendar. Eugenio-Trivino shared the vision behind Alviera, emphasizing the creation of a community space for unforgettable adventures. Attendees were treated to a preview of the festival, exploring game booths, food stalls, a captivating LED night kite display, and an official lighting ceremony—a tantalizing taste of the magic that awaits festival-goers. A Christmas Wonderland Unveiled The Northern Floats Festival officially commenced on November 25, 2023, with an enchanting ceremony that saw the skies of Porac aglow with festive lights. At the heart of the festival are larger-than-life floats featuring Alviera’s own Christmas characters, each with its unique charm. Alvie, Sandy, Christoff, Sparkles, Fin, and the Jingle Belles set the stage for a carnival-themed celebration filled with live music, diverse food offerings, and activities that cater to all ages. Alviera’s collaboration with the Kite Association of the Philippines introduces a breathtaking spectacle—the first-ever giant LED night kites in the country. Beyond the festival grounds, adventure beckons. Special access to SandBox, a premier outdoor activity center, offers thrilling experiences, from roller coaster-style zip lines to challenging climbing walls and high ropes courses. Meanwhile, the exclusive Alviera Country Club provides a haven for sports and leisure enthusiasts amidst the scenic beauty of Porac. Ticket Tiers to Suit Every Adventurer Alviera makes sure everyone can join the fun by offering different ticket options to fit various preferences and budgets: For those seeking the epitome of the festival experience, the Alvie package at P725/head includes all Fin package perks, plus a one-day Alviera Country Club guest pass with complimentary food and drinks. It’s an invitation to indulge in the festivities without limits. Grab your tickets now on the Tickelo Website and get ready for a celebration like no other! This holiday season, let Alviera’s Northern Floats Festival be the canvas for your most enchanting Christmas adventure. Immerse yourself in the spirit of the season, create lasting memories, and discover the magic that awaits in the heart of Porac, Pampanga. Get ready for a celebration like no other—where joy knows no bounds, and Christmas dreams come true! Other Things To Do at Alviera’s Northern Floats Festival Besides the giant floats, there’s SandBox, an outdoor play area with cool stuff like a roller coaster zip line, walls to climb, and a high ropes course. It’s not just a play area; it’s a place where you can have lots of fun and make memories exploring the outdoors. If you prefer something quieter and just for a few people, Alviera also has the Country Club. It’s like a secret hideaway with things to do like playing tennis or swimming in the pool. And if you’re into yummy food, the Country Club has local treats to try. So, whether you’re into exciting adventures or a relaxed time with good food, Alviera has a bit of everything for you. It’s like two different worlds in one cool place! Where is Alviera Located? Just a few hours from Metro Manila, Alviera is strategically located and is easily accessible via major expressway networks, the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), and Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX). This joint development by Ayala Land Inc. and Leonio Land Holdings Inc. is an integrated mixed-use estate surrounded by the scenic terrain of Porac, Pampanga.