2016 Masskara Festival Updates

Click here for the detailed schedule of the 2016 Masskara Festival

The Masskara Festival which happens every October is considered as one f the longest festival ever celebrated in the Philippines.

For this year’s celebration of the Masskara Festival,  several changes were made  in the celebrations and managing of events.

The Arena Dance Competition which was held at Paglaum Stadium in the last few years will be brought back again to the public plaza. For those planning to witness this part of the festival, it would be best to be at the public plaza very early to find a better place wherein you can see the performances of the participating Barangays.

Most often, many  fiesta goers would simply watch on the street as it will be more convenient and easy to find a good spot to see the performances of the dancers. For those who doesn’t like the heavy flow of traffic at the downtown area, you can also visit the malls, and see various Masskara Festival related exhibits. A wide variety of masks collections is available at the Negros Showroom, Central City Walk, Robinsons Place.

Accommodation Guide

For those who have not yet booked their hotels, you can click here for the LIST OF HOTELS IN BACOLOD CITY. However, most hotels and pension houses are already fully booked as of this writing.

Where to eat When in Bacolod City

For the first timers, we have listed some of our favorite restaurants in the city. Bacolod has so many dining places which will surely satisfy your fancy for food. LIST OF RESTAURANTS

Other places to see in Bacolod City

For those who are planning to stay for few more days in Bacolod, here’s are some of our recommendations. THINGS TO DO IN BACOLOD CITY

How to Get to Bacolod

Bacolod City  is less than an hour flight from Philippine’s capital, Metro Manila. And merely 30 minutes from Cebu City. Various airline companies are serving the Bacolod-Silay Airport .

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