Food lovers, this is our day! I’m sure everyone is excited for the first Lilac Food Fest in Marikina happening on Saturday, October 17, 2015.
For a hassle free and enjoyable food tripping, check out these information and reminders.
PROGRAM. Eating starts at 8:00AM. The formal opening will happen at around lunchtime. There will be a concert at around 8:00PM and fireworks at 10:00PM.
NO ENTRANCE FEE. Pay only for what you eat.
DISCOUNT COUPONS. Coupons have been given away that entitles the bearer to certain discount and freebies.
NO LITTERING. As you all know, Marikina boasts of been one of the cleanest cities in the Philippines. So please throw your trash into designated garbage bins. Please bring your own garbage bags. Also, as a reminder, Marikina is regulating the use of plastic and Styro.
TRAFFIC. There’s already moderate traffic at Lilac during certain times of the day. So on October 17, expect INTENSE traffic at the following streets Lilac, Gen. Ordonez, Rainbow, Russet, Olive, and Panorama. Marikina City Traffic has already designated certain streets as one way to ease the congestion starting Friday, October 16. Make sure you have this map when you go to the event.
PARKING. Park only at designated parking areas. The official parking area is the upper portion of Lilac Street. Expect your vehicle to be towed if you park at non designated parking areas. Parking is also FREE.
FLOODING. There are certain streets of Marikina that is prone to flooding like Lower Lilac cor Olive and Rainbow cor. Katipunan. In case of heavy rains, I suggest you wait it out before you go home. Floods will subside after 30 minutes.
EMERGENCY. In case of an emergency, Dial 161 (on a landline phone) or 2161 (for Globe mobile subscribers). Other numbers you can call: 646-0427 / 646-2436 to 37