Market! Market! BGC – What can you find here in 2023?

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Market! Market! is more than just a shopping center; it’s an experience, a hub of endless selections at affordable prices. With a rich history and an array of offerings, Market! Market! is a shopping destination that truly embodies the spirit of the Philippine Bazaars. The shopping complex opened its doors in 2003, becoming an instant hit among those seeking a shopping experience that combined variety, affordability, and a dash of cultural flair. It was developed by Ayala Land and the Madrigal-Santos family, with the intention of providing a space that would cater to the diverse tastes and preferences of Filipinos. Furthermore, it holds more than just an assortment of shops and stalls; its intriguing history plays a pivotal role in shaping its distinctive personality. As a visitor, I feel the vibrant pulse of this mall, drawing me into its dynamic atmosphere of a bazaar culture.

Market! Market! distinguishes itself with a notable edge – its strategic location in the heart of Bonifacio Global City (BGC). Famous for its bustling urban setting, contemporary infrastructure, and a dynamic fusion of commercial, residential, and recreational zones, BGC sets an impressive backdrop. Nestled within this vibrant locale, the mall benefits from easy accessibility for both locals and visitors. Enhancing the convenience and allure of the shopping experience. In the grand scheme of things, the surrounding environment significantly contributes to enriching the overall atmosphere and attraction of this retail haven. Having the privilege of residing nearby, I recall that it’s been almost a decade since my last visit. Despite my close proximity, the evolution of the mall has undoubtedly transformed it into an even more captivating destination. This realization makes me eager to rediscover the unique charm and endless possibilities that await within its vibrant confines.

Bazaars, Shopping, and Fiesta Market

Market! Market! offers quality products at budget-friendly prices. Whether you’re a seasoned bargain hunter or simply looking for everyday essentials, you’re sure to find something that catches your eye without breaking the bank. Before entering, I saw stalls by the facade selling different merchandise such as jewelry, fashion clothing, and snacks. Nearby the stalls are rows of flower, souvenir snacks, vegetable, and fruit vendors showcasing their fresh blooms and products. This is the best spot to buy some pasalubong for your family before going home. Surprisingly, they even have rare find fruit like Marang here that is usually sold in my town-Davao City. Across these is the mini Amusement Park that is obviously famous for kids and kids at heart. They have a kiddie roller coaster, a carousel, and a Ferris wheel. If I’m not mistaken, all these were not here during my first and last visit years ago.

Now I know where to take my kids next! On the other side of is the Fiesta Market where you can find budget-friendly meals. There is a spacious area for dining in between the food stores. Here, you can find siomai, pancit, rice meals, and a lot of Filipino and international dishes you can enjoy without breaking the bank. Before heading inside, we ordered Pancit Malabon at Rita’s for only Php 440 good for up to 5 pax. It was just the meal I needed before walking all the floors of the mall. Inside, just like the usual malls, the 5 floors consisted of branded clothing and restaurants. What just makes this place different is its huge space of bazaar on the 2nd floor, which I thought they only had at the front entrance. On the topmost floor, you can find the cinema, timezone, and a wall-climbing area.

Tips and Guidelines

  • The mall is open every Monday-Thursday from 10 AM – 9 PM and 10 AM – 10 PM every Friday-Sunday.
  • If you want to try wall climbing, you have to pay Php 50 for a single climb and Php 350 for unlimited climbs.
  • There are Bus and Jeep terminals close by offering routes heading South and nearby areas like Makati City. There are also buses passing through the central route of BGC.
  • They have plenty of paid parking spaces.
  • Food Choices Food Court is on the 4th floor of the mall.
  • Some vendors may be open to bargaining, especially in the outdoor market area. Polite haggling can sometimes get you a better deal.
  • Carrying a reusable bag can be convenient for carrying your purchases and reducing plastic waste.
  • If you prefer a more relaxed shopping experience, consider visiting earlier in the day when the crowds are typically smaller.
  • The mall offers a lot to explore, so wear comfortable clothing and shoes that are suitable for walking and browsing.
  • It’s easy to get carried away, especially with the variety of affordable options. Set a budget beforehand to avoid overspending.
  • Be aware of pickpocketers, they are rare in the area but it’s better to be cautious.


If you’re looking for more places to go in the area, you should check these out:

How to get there?

Via Public Transportation

  • Ride the MRT train going towards Taft Avenue.
  • Alight at the Guadalupe Station.
  • From the Guadalupe Station, you can take a jeepney bound for Market! Market! or BGC. Look for jeepneys with “Market! Market!” or “Gate 3” signs.
  • Inform the driver that you’re headed to Market! Market! along McKinley Parkway in BGC.

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