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Makati Park and Garden: Review

August 7, 2009

Makati Parks and Garden (or Makati Park, if you consider it a mouthful), is one of the places you go to unwind without spending if you’re tired of malls.  Located along JP Rizal Extension in West Rembo, across University of Makati, many consider it one of Mayor Binay’s best projects.  The grounds are massive, well-lit, and peaceful.  And the best part is you get one more choice for a reception venue.

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If you’re (1) a Makati resident and (2) a bride or groom on a budget, then I’m sure this venue is in your reception shortlist;  if not, it definitely should.  Why? For a LOT of reasons. Let me explain each one:

BUDGET
Rate – P6000.  Need I say more? Beat that.. (then again, if you’re a non-Makati resident, they raise it to 12k, brrrr). :)

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LOCATION / PROXIMITY TO WEDDING VENUES
Right along JP Rizal Ext., Makati Park is a few minutes away from EDSA and an easy access from Pateros, Taguig, Mandaluyong, and some parts of Manila.  You can have your pick of nearby churches such as Nuestra Señora de Gracia in Guadalupe, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Mater Dolorosa, St. John of the Cross Makati, Saint Michael Chapel, etc.  You can have preps at EDSA Horizon Hotel, Baluyot Mansion or if you prefer, some hotels in Ayala or those along Makati Avenue – Burgos.

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VENUE
For its price, this is absolutely a great deal.
Artist Pavilion – Although the left and right wing structures might give some of your guests a limited view of the presidential table and would be less engaging than those closer to you, you are at no disadvantage here.  The airconditioning is quite cool, you have ample space for the buffet setup and the catering staff, plus the large grounds outside the venue would give any wedding couple complete satisfaction :) in my view at least hehe..
(You can have another option holding a garden wedding on the other side of the park but I don’t know much info about this yet.)

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PARKING
Definetely no problem here, you get a huge parking lot for all your guests and much much room to spare for children to run around.  May security guard pa on the entrance :)

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PHOTO-OPS
You have the whole park for photo opportunities here. Though of course, this is a public park and some park visitors might stare a bit, but who cares!! It’s your big day!

shot taken outside the artist pavilion - makati park

shot taken outside the artist pavilion - makati park

If you have extra cash for a more expensive hotel venue, then good for you!!   But if you’re choosing on saving that extra money for the days, years after your big day, then go ahead and make the most of your being a Makateño!

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Click here or here to see a sample of  a Makati Park Wedding.

Contact details:
Makati Parks & Garden
JP Rizal Avenue, West Rembo, Makati City
Phone: +63(02)899-8915

Budget Factor:  Five stars! 6k for a Makati resident, 12k for a non-Makati resident

Shutter Factor:  No problem with this, lots of shooting opportunities.

Atmosphere:  Breezy, peaceful

Possible Church Venues:
Saints Peter and Paul Parish
Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine
Nuestra Señora de Gracia (Guad)
Mater Dolorosa Parish
Saint Michael Chapel
St. John of the Cross Parish

Possible Prep Venues:
Edsa Horizon Hotel
Great Eastern Hotel
Baluyot Mansion

Note: I only included proximal venues here

–For bride & grooms on a budget looking for  very affordable photo-vid packages, visit www.litzv.comPackages starting at 17k, photo-vid service only at 10k. :) thanks for visiting my shutterbride blog! –

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24 Comments leave one →
  1. karen v signo permalink
    March 20, 2010 2:11 pm

    pls. sent me details, computation of ur garden wedding package for 100person only, pls. im really in a hurry send me asap! tnx

    • carladi permalink*
      June 25, 2010 2:09 am

      hello karen! you can contact the makati administrator at 899-8915. not sure what their rates are for the gazebo loc, sa artist pavilion lang. goodluck!

  2. Desiree R. Constantino permalink
    August 7, 2010 2:24 am

    please let me know the contact nos. of Baluyot Mansion and the address for our wedding prep. Please..Thank you.

    • carladi permalink*
      February 1, 2011 5:02 am

      hello there desiree, this is a very laate reply, it’s 8823705. the address is in my blog i think :P

  3. September 12, 2011 7:14 am

    I shall be there for PRE-Anniveersary of Scouts Royale Brotherhood

  4. September 29, 2011 2:57 pm

    I was there.. attended the 36th Pre – Anniversary of Scouts Royale Brotherhood. September 21. 2011.. Maganda

  5. hazel gavina permalink
    May 16, 2012 12:53 pm

    please send me a copy of your complete wedding packages for 100 guest and your contact number at haze_lyf0309@yahoo.com

    • litzv permalink*
      June 1, 2012 12:42 pm

      hello hazel! we highly recommend madel’s catering, definitely one of the best hidden gems out there, moneywise and tastewise. oh and great service :) 6413423

  6. Aileen permalink
    June 4, 2012 9:50 am

    Hi I am from Mandaluyong, but would it make a difference if, say, I have the place rented by a Makati-resident friend?

    • litzv permalink*
      June 5, 2012 2:35 am

      hello aileen! they won’t mind as long as a makati resident rents the place. im not sure if theyre done with their renovations though.call 8998915 if the venue’s ok already ;) cheers!

  7. August 2, 2012 2:39 pm

    Soon I’ll be there again…..

  8. leslie permalink
    September 15, 2012 5:34 pm

    hi. do you have any idea how much the rental of the place for a non-makati resident? kindly advise. thanks!

    • litzv permalink*
      March 8, 2013 6:40 am

      SORRY, i had an idea back then but couldn’t remember now. u can call them directly in the number included above, thnks!

  9. February 17, 2013 3:08 pm

    hey.., can you please send me as well the wedding packages at my email.., kpax1684@gmail.com

  10. Cza permalink
    March 30, 2013 3:01 am

    Please send me a copy of your price and rates for debut package. czaa23@yahoo.com thank you!

  11. khay permalink
    June 28, 2013 4:48 pm

    hi there, how much if it’s baptismal? like mga 50-100pax. Thanks

    • litzv permalink*
      July 1, 2013 4:36 am

      hello there khay! i think they charge the same regardles pref of the type of event, it’s up to u nga lang which part of the park you prefer to hold it. feel free to call them at the number above. tc!

  12. July 8, 2013 2:38 am

    LIGHTS AND SOUNDS SALES/RENTAL
    CATERING SERVICE AND EVENTS MANAGEMENT
    Unit 9b-15 9th floor Victoria Tower B Bldg. Panay Ave cor Timog Ave Q.C.
    Mobile : 09277205681 Tel: 2390127, Email: danteslights_soundscatering@yahoo.com

    MOBILE SYSTEM RENTAL RATES:
    Type 1 P 7,500.00 Type 3 P 18,000.00
     8 pieces LED lights + Band Equipments
     DJ mixer / PA SYSTEM + PA SYSTEM / DJ MIXER
     2 Units 15” Speakers (indoor) + 16pcs. LED lights w/ 2 lasers
     Microphone 3 pcs. wireless + Complete line in Microphones + 1 Per side JBL Speakers
    Type 2 P 12,000.00 (ACOUSTIC SETUP) (FULL BAND SET UP)
     8 pcs. LED lights INDOOR
     DJ mixer / PA SYSTEM
     2 Units dual 15” & 2 monitor Speakers (indoor)
     Wireless Mic 4 pcs. w/ stand & w/ Direct box

    OTHER FUNCTION NEEDS: (Highlighted are the new products & services)
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     LED VIDEO WALL 9X12 and 18×24 feet w/switcher – new
     Dividers, Booths, Customized Brand Billboard
     AVP and Corporate EDITING ( animation, effects and corporate TVC)
     CLUB DJ for Variety music (PRO)
     Stylist for event design and decors (Class AAA)
     Balloons , Poppers, and Confetti , effects
     Sky Beam and Light Effects
     Smoke Gazer and Show Effects
     Quartet, Pianist, Violinist
     Souvenirs & collaterals (mug,shirts,jakets,tarpaulin,signs,calendars,planners,cintra boards)
     Back draft, Stage Rental, Tarpaulin
     Acrylic/ wooden Staging
     Chairs, Tables, Tents, Dividers rental
     Marshals and Bouncers
     Air Blower, Air Puppet, Air Tube
     Photo Video Coverage – Digital Package or service only
     Photo Booth and Photo Studio Service ( 4 hours unlimited )
     LCD Projector with 7000 Lumens 9×12 screen w/ switcher
     Venue –indoor or outdoor, Poolside, Overlooking, Hilltop (tie up and accredited)
     Catering Service with Complete Amenities
     Event Emcee or Party Host—Fluent in English
     Director of shows (Fashion, Broadway, Game, Commercial)
     Set up of programs/ Event Organizer/ Wedding Planner
     Band available (Acoustic , Full band and solo performer)
     Choreograph shows w/professional Dancers, Models, Singers
     Stand up comedian, Impersonator, Magician and Clowns
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  13. July 8, 2013 2:40 am

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  14. July 21, 2013 7:00 am

    Aw, this was an exceptionally good post.
    Taking the time and actual effort to produce a top notch
    article… but what can I say… I procrastinate a whole
    lot and never manage to get anything done.

  15. Marianne permalink
    December 4, 2013 4:06 pm

    Hi! This blog is really helpful. Ive been looking for an affordable place for my son’s first birthday. Question, will it be okay if a friend from Makati rents it? I mean under his name so we can avail of the discount? Like endorsment. Thanks!

    • litzv permalink*
      December 11, 2013 5:23 am

      hello marianne! that’s not a problem girl, as long as the one who books is from Makati. :P

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