Christmas at the CDO Malls

Christmas is just a few days away and everyone is busy checking off their lists. If you’re not done shopping yet (I know many who haven’t even started), you’re in luck because the malls have extended their operating hours for the holiday season. The better for you to find that perfect Christmas gift! 😉christmas-shopping

Photo credit: By Trogain (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (, via Wikimedia Commons


To help you schedule your last minute shopping, here’s a list of the extended hours of CDO’s major malls:


  • December 14 to 23 – 10am to 10pm
  • December 24 – 10am to 7pm
  • December 25 – 12nn to 10pm
  • December 26 to 30 – 10am to 10pm
  • December 31 – 10am to 6pm
  • January 1 – 12nn to 9pm
  • January 2 – Regular Mall Hours


  • December 20 to 30 – 10am to 10pm (except December 23 & 24)
  • December 23 – 10am to 12mn
  • December 24 & 31 – 9am to 7pm
  • January 1 – 12nn to 9pm


SM City CDO’s Supermarket now opens at 8am.


  • December 20 to 23, 29 to 30 – 9am to 10pm
  • December 24 & 31 – Regular Store Hours – Supermarket: 9am to 9pm/Department Store: 9am to 8pm

ORORAMA (Please see photo below)



Our Lady of Manaoag Chapel, located at Limketkai Center beside Shopwise, has finalized its schedule of masses for the Christmas season. If you can’t join the Simbang Gabi at 4am or 5am, you can join the chapel’s daily 6pm mass. Check out the details below:

* December 15 to 23 (Simbang Gabi)  – 6:00PM
* December 24 (Saturday) – 6:00PM
* December 25 (Sunday) – 5:30PM
* December 31  (Saturday) – 6:00PM
* January 1 – NO MASS (Mall Closed)

Before or after shopping, visit the chapel first and hear mass. Say a prayer of thanksgiving for all the blessings that have come (and continue to go) your way.

merry Christmas, Kagay-anons! Happy shopping! 😀





Go Cosplay Crazy on June 11

Raring to have some cosplay fun before the school season goes full blast? There’s one event that’s guaranteed to give what you want.

On Saturday, June 11, SM City Cagayan de Oro will hold the Cyberzone Cosplay Craze from 10am to 5pm. Registration will be from 11am to 3pm and is absolutely free. If you join the competition, you’ll get the chance to win exciting prizes:

  • 1st place – Php10,000 plus a slot in the Cosplay Mania Cup
  • 2nd place – Php5,000
  • 3rd place – Php3,000

In addition, five lucky random registered cosplayers will stand to win a special prize of Php1000 each just for joining the contest!

The Cosplay Craze is a fast and furious cosplay competition that’s free for all. Its rules are simple: there are no reference picture requirements and the focus will be on the costume. Judges will select the top 20 competitors, who will each go up the stage to showcase their cosplay performance. The biggest come-on for every cosplayer joining this event is the chance to win a highly coveted slot in the Cosplay Mania Cup, where participants can win Php100,000.

Cosplay Craze

For more information about the rules and guidelines, and to get the registration details, click THIS LINK.

Kagay-anons are encouraged to join this event as one of the intentions of the local organizers is to break the current record of registered cosplayers. If the event is able to gather 133 to 200 registered cosplayers from all over Mindanao, a special prize and recognition will be given to Cagayan de Oro. So, if you’re not doing anything on Saturday, dress up in your favorite character and join the cosplay fun!

The Cyberzone Cosplay Craze will be held at the ground level Event Area of SM City CDO. Entrance is free for all.

See you there!


(Check out the Cyberzone Cosplay Craze FB event page here.)