2017 DINAGYANG FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

DINAGYANG FESTIVAL 2016 SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

2017 DINAGYANG FESTIVAL  SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

The Dinagyang is a religious and cultural festival in Iloilo City, Philippines held on the fourth Sunday of January, or right after theSinulog in Cebu and the Ati-Atihan Festival in Kalibo, Aklan. It is held both to honor the Santo Niño and to celebrate the arrival onPanay of Malay settlers and the subsequent selling of the island to them by the Atis.

Dinagyang Festival‘s highlights are celebrated every fourth weekend of January, every year. The highlights are composed of the Ati-Ati Competition, the Kasadyahan Festival, the foot and fluvial procession, and the religious sadsad or religious street dance.

If you plan to witness the 2016 Dinagyang Festival, click here for the list of hotels in Iloilo City.

DINAGYANG FESTIVAL

 

DINAGYANG FESTIVAL 2016 SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

As of December 21, 2016

DECEMBER 2016

December 5, Monday
Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2017 Pamukaw, Fireworks Display, Blocking – Fantasy Makeup Competition at Robinson’s Place Iloilo

December 8, Thursday
4:00PM – FLUVIAL PROCESSION at Robinson’s Place Iloilo

December 9, Friday
2:00 PM – PAMUKAW Bonifacio Drive to Freedom Grandstand Festival
9:00pm – Blocking- Fantasy at Robinsons Place Main

December 10, Saturday
4:00pm – Fantasy Make-Up Competition at Robinson’s Place Iloilo

December 16, Friday
7:00PM – Fireworks Display at Atrium
9:00PM – Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2017 Blocking- Talent Competition at Robinsons Place Jaro

December 17, Saturday
4:00 PM – Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2017 Talent Competition at Robinson’s Place Jaro

December 20, Tuesday
9:00PM – Blocking for Casual Wear Competition at SM City Iloilo

December 21, Wednesday
4:00PM- Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2017 Casual Wear Competition at SM City Iloilo

December 22, Thursday
3:00PM – Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2017 Outreach Program at Asilo De Molo

JANUARY 2017

January 5, Thursday
Dinagyang Food Aid Program for School Children at Feliciana Java Kelly Elementary School

January 6, Friday
2:00 PM – Opening Salvo Mass with the different Tribe Dancers at San Jose Parish Church
3:00 PM – OPENING SALVO, City Parade Route
9:00PM – Miss Iloilo Dinagyang , Blocking- Festival Costume at Robinsons Iloilo

January 6-8 , Friday-Sunday
1st Bonsai and Sueseki Exhibition at SM City Iloilo Southpoint

January 7, Saturday
Dinagyang Medical Mission at Brgy. Calumpang
4:00 PM – Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2017 Festival Costume at Robinson Place Iloilo

January 9, Monday
7:00PM – Recollection of Dinagyang Tribes at San Jose Parish Church

January 9-22, Monday-Sunday

January 10, Tuesday
Dinagyang Food Aid Program for School Children at Iloilo River Plains & TCT Ana Ros Foundation Elementary School

January 11-19
6:00AM – Sto. Niño Mass in Ilonggo at San Jose Parish Church
7:00 AM – Sto. Niño Mass in English ( Pilgrims: Parishes if Vacariate of St. Paul/Religious Groups) at San Jose Parish Church
8:30 AM – Sto. Nino Mass in English (Pilgrims: Private Entities & City Schools) at San Jose Parish Church
10:00 AM – Sto. Niño Mass in English (Pilgrims: Private Entities/City Parishes & Gov’t. Agencies) at San Jose Parish Church
5:00 PM – Chaplet to Sto. Niño at San Jose Parish Church
5:30 PM – Sto. Niño Mass in English (Pilgrims: Private Entities/LOMAS, Brgys. & Govt. Agencies)with a 5-minute mini-Sadsad after the Mass at San Jose Parish Church

January 11, Wednesday
5:00 AM – Walk with Mary (Diana from San Jose Church to the 5 Barangays of the Parish) at San Jose Parish Church
5:30 PM – Turning over of outgoing Hermanos ( 2016) to the incoming Hermanos ( 2017) at San Jose Parish Church

January 11-22, Wednesday-Sunday
My City, My SM, My Art at SM City Event Center

January 12, Thursday
Dinagyang Food Aid Program for School Children at Uswag Elementary School & Judith Lazarraga Elementary School

January 13, Friday
5:00 AM- Walk with Jesus (Diana from San Jose Church to the 5 Barangays of the Parish) at San Jose Parish Church
9:00:PM – Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2017 Blocking Swimwear at SM Southpoint

January 14, Saturday
Dinagyang Medical Mission at La Paz Plaza
8:30 AM – Sto. Niño Mass for the barangay children (Fun Day for children) at San Jose Parish Church
2:00 PM – 3rd Mr. Dinagyang 2017 Physique and Bodybuilding Competition at Robinson’s Activity Center, Iloilo
2 – 4 PM – Seminar to Mothers on Maternal Care, Child Care and Responsible Parenthood at San Jose Parish Church
4:00PM – Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2017 Swimwear Competition at SM Southpoint

January 15, Sunday
8 – 12 AM – Medical and Dental Mission at San Jose Parish Church
Fiesta! Fashion Show at SM City Iloilo
7th Iloilo Dinagyang 21K Half Marathon and 5K Fun Run at Sm City Iloilo

January 16, Monday
6:30AM- Healing Mass and Lunch Date for the Aged, Sick and Abandoned in the Parish at San Jose Parish Church
Dinagyang Art Festival at SM City Iloilo
Dinagyang HipHop & Folkdance at SM Southpoint
Dinagyang Dancesports at SM Southpoint

January 16-22 Monday-Sunday

Store Hours – Iloilo Travel Mart at Robinson’s Place Iloilo
Store Hours – PCCI Dinagyang Fiesta Fair 2017 at SM City Iloilo

January 17, Tuesday
10:00AM – Visitation of the Image of Sto. Niño to select schools and business establishments at San Jose Parish Church
Dinagyang Food Aid Program for School Children at Elementary School & A. Mirasol Elementary School

January 18, Wednesday
5:00 AM – Walk with Jesus (Diana from San Jose Church to the 5 Barangays of the Parish) at San Jose Parish Church
5:30 PM – Coronation of the Niño Dinagyang 2017 at San Jose Parish Church
7:00 PM – MISS ILOILO DINAGYANG 2017 CORONATION NIGHT at University of San Agustin Gym

January 18-21, Wednesday-Saturday
2nd Iloilo Dinagyang 4×4 Cup Off-Road Challenge at Pison Ave., Mandurriao

January 19, Thursday
8:00 AM – Visitation of the Image of Sto. Niño to select Parishes and Chapels at San Jose Parish Church
5:00 PM – The Image arrives back in San Jose Parish at San Jose Parish Church
5:30 PM – Re-enactment at San Jose Church of the Wedding of Princess Isabel and Capt. Calafata at San Jose Parish Church

January 19-22, Thursday-Sunday
Dinagyang Food Festival & Street party at SM Southpoint
Parade with the Warriors
2017 Festival Costumes Exhibit at SM City Cyberzone

January 20, Friday
9:00 AM – 12:00 NN, 5:00 PM – On-the-Spot Painting Contest and Awarding at Museo Iloilo
3:00 PM – Fluvial Procession and Solemn Foot Procession at Fort San Pedro to disembark in Iloilo Customs House; Solemn Procession follows from Iloilo Customs House to San Jose Parish Church
3:00 PM – Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2017 Joins Fluvial Parade
5:30 PM – Mass and Blessing of Sto. Niño Images, Pregnant Mothers & Children at San Jose Parish
6:00 PM – ART Exhibit at Museo Iloilo
6:00 PM-12MN – Iloilo Dinagyang Street Party at Delgado, Valeria, Ledesma, & Iznart Streets and Bonifacio Drive Kiosk Committee
7:00 PM – Luces in the Sky at SM City Parking Lot

January 20-21, Friday-Saturday
4:00PM- 3:00AM – Dinagyang Love Dance 2017 at SM City Iloilo Open Grounds
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM- 10th Iloilo Dinagyang National Age-Group Swimfest at Iloilo Sports Complex

January 20-22, Friday-Sunday
5:00 PM – onward – DINAGYANG IHRRA FOOD FESTIVAL at Delgado Street
6:00 PM-12MN- SM Dinagyang Food Festival at SM City Iloilo
Dinagyang Bastonero/Arnis Tournament at Iloilo Sports Complex

January 21 ,Saturday
6:00 AM – Mass with the Kasadyahan Contestants at San Jose Church
8:00 AM – KASADYAHAN CULTURAL COMPETITION, City Parade Route
2:00 PM – SPONSORS MARDI GRAS , Parade from Freedom Grandstand
6:00 PM – Dinagyang Invasion Party 2017 at Gaisano Iloilo City Center
7:00 PM – RELIGIOUS SADSAD in front of San Jose Church after the 5:30PM mass at San Jose Church
Dinagyang Invitational Taekwondo Tournament at Ateneo de Iloilo
2nd Dinagyang 100km/50km Ultra Marathon Iloilo Provincial Capitol

January 22
Sunday 6:00 AM – CONCELEBRATED HIGH MASS at San Jose Church
8:00 AM – 2017 ILOILO DINAGYANG ATI CONTEST, City Parade Route
8:30 AM – Start of Regular Sunday Masses Schedule at San Jose Church
7:00 PM – AWARDING CEREMONIES at Freedom Grandstand
GMA Stars: Mr. Gabby Concepcion / Ms. Sunshine Dizon at SM City Cyberzone

January 23 ,Monday
5:30 PM – Thanksgiving Mass at San Jose Church Liturgical Committee

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Default Comments (26)

26 Comments:

  1. Sounds like there are a lot of activities going on! Looks like a lot of fun!

  2. This sounds like an incredible festival! I would love to make it one year!

  3. sounds like lots of great fun will be happening. I love festivals most of ours around here in the summer but we celebrate all the same

  4. This looks like a really fun time! Oh to have the time to travel and party like this.

  5. This looks like it would be amazing to see in person! 🙂

  6. I’ve seen this festival only on television and on the internet. I hope I’d be able to witness this live.

  7. This festival looks like a lot of fun, and I’m sure this post is very valuable for all those that are going to attend!

  8. Victoria Sconion

    That looks so much fun. All the way from PA.

  9. It sounds like a festival not to be missed! What a list of fun things to see and do!

  10. This looks great and would be great to learn about other cultures and their customs. 😉

    Thanks for Sharing.

    John @ daddyphotoblog.com

  11. Looks like everyone had a great time …Great food. I use to go to several festival when I live in New York City . Met people from every region and had a lot of fun laughing together this bring back memory!

  12. This sounds and looks fun and educational.

  13. What a great list of activities during the festival. I love going to festivals like this.

  14. It’s so nice that you were able to get all the schedules. That’s definitely helpful especially for people who are planning to watch the festival!

  15. Looks like a fun festival. I miss that kind of life.

  16. this sounds like an interesting festival with a lot to do which is great. wish i could attend

  17. Sounds like a very fun festival.. i would love to visit

  18. It’s been a long time since I haven;t go back at my country in PH. I wish I can be there and see the Dinagyang Festival.

  19. These are great list, I’m going to check it one by one, I’m so excited for Dinagyang Festival.

  20. This would be so fun !!!!

  21. Culture and religious festivals can prove to be a great source of information with some fun dashed in

  22. What an exciting festival I hope to try it out one day

  23. That is one busy week of fun. I just love festivals and this one would be fun to attend

  24. Robin Rue (@massholemommy)

    That sounds like such a fun festival! I would love to go!

  25. My half elder sister lives in IloIlo City as well. I wonder if she and her family watch this festival. I know I would.

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