5 Venues To Rent For Your Next Org Party Or Event
College is the perfect time to enjoy being young--meeting new friends, getting involved in causes that interest you, and making lifelong memories. As long as you give your everyday classes and school work the effort they’re due, there’s absolutely no reason to skip out on all the fun. Trust us when we say that most of your best college nights will probably the ones you spent with your besties, your barkada, and your org mates.
In fact, working behind the scenes for an event will give you an incomparable sense of fulfillment. One of the most crucial parts of pulling off the best event-slash-org-party ever is finding a venue that takes into account cost, space, and accessibility. We did a little bit of going around for you, searching the metro for the best college-friendly venues. With that, here’s a rundown of some of the best party venues for your next org party.
Location: 6th Floor, 423 Magallanes Dr, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila
Rate starts at: P22,000 (5 hours per booking)
If your school is within the famous walled city, the Intramuros Rooftop is a viable option for your orgs. They often have promos for renting out the venue, it instantly opens up a much wider market for you too if your event is open to outsiders since there are already several schools within Intramuros itself.
Circle Events Place
Location: 1 Timog Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila
Rate starts at: P20,000 (4 hours per booking)
Formerly a theater during the golden age of Philippine Cinema, Circle Events Place is something your organization might want to consider especially if the event involves some performing.
The Pool Farm By Damsel
Book via: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/33505422
Rate starts at: P10,000 per night (Standard overnight charge)
Planning something along the lines of a house party? The Pool Farm By Damsel is a garden and pool venue you can rent out for a very affordable price. There’s a viewing deck, a barbecue pit, an air-conditioned karaoke room and even a swimming pool that can accommodate up to 20 people at a time.
Location: The Palace Complex, BGC
Rate starts at: P20,000 (Whole night duration)
One of the best places to head for a night out, The Island offers quite a number of options to suit your org’s budget and needs. The best part? Almost all of their packages are consumable too - so that takes out a lot on your plate in terms of expenses.
Racket Room Collective
Location: 10th Avenue - Cubao, Quezon City
Rate starts at: P20,000 (5 hours per booking)
While the Racket Room is known for its co-working space, the place turns into an events place during weekends. If you’re planning something relatively small and casual--this place might be something to interest you.
Here’s to the best days of your college life! Party responsibly!
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