PANAGBENGA FESTIVAL | 2017 SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

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PANAGBENGA FESTIVAL |  2017 SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

Another exciting festival comes February and March is the Panagbenga Festival of Baguio City, Philippines. Panagbënga Festival (  Blooming Flowers Festival) is a month-long annual flower festival occurring in Baguio. The term is of Malayo-Polynesian origin, meaning “season of blooming”. The festival held during the month of February was created as a tribute to the city’s flowers and as a way to rise up from the devastation of the 1990 Luzon earthquake.Some of the nice to thing to see in the festival includes floats that are covered mostly with flowers ; street dancing with dancers clad in flower-inspired costumes, that is inspired by the Bendian, an Ibaloi dance of celebration that came from the Cordillera region.

2017 PANAGBENGA FESTIVAL: SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES AND CITY GUIDE 

February 1
Panagbenga Opening Day Ceremonies and Parade at Panagbenga Park, Session Road, Magsaysay Ave, Harrison Road, Melvin Jones Grandstand

February 1 – March 5
Baguio Blooms Exposition and Exhibition at Juan Luna and Lake Drive

February 12
Handog ng Panagbenga sa Pamilya Baguio at Melvin Jones Grandstand and Football Grounds

February 15
School Based Competitions at Baguio City Multipurpose Hall/BCNHS City-Wide (Elementary and High Schools)

February 17-19
PMA Alumni Homecoming Weekend at Philippine Military Academy

February 17
Flower Tee Open Golf Tournament at Baguio Country Club

February 25-26
Exhibitors Day at Ganza Parking Area (former Jadewell)

February 25
Grand Street Parade at Panagbenga Park – Session Road to Magsaysay Ave to Maharlika- Harrison Road toMelvin Jones Football Grounds

February 26
Grand Float Parade at DILG to Session Road to Maharlika to Harrison Road to Melvin Jones Grandstand

February 27-March 5
Session Road In Bloom at Session Road

March 4
Pony Boys Day at Wright Park

March 5
Closing Ceremonies and Awarding at Melvin Jones Grandstand and Football Grounds

March 5
Grand Fireworks Display, City-Wide: 5 Stations

PANAGBENGA FESTIVAL |  2017 SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIESPhoto source : www.panagabengaflowerfestival.com

WHERE TO STAY IN BAGUIO CITY

Baguio City has a wide array of Hotels that is ready to serve any guests visiting Baguio City during the Panagbenga festival. Please click here  Baguio City List of Hotels

THINGS TO DO WHEN VISITING BAGUIO CITY|PANAGBENGA FESTIVAL

While visiting Baguio City, there are many other things that you can do to maximize your vacation, please click below some of our recommend places:

Strawberry Picking in La Trinidad, Benguet – Link

Easter Weaving Room – Link

Visit the Philippine Military Academy – Link

Tam-awan Village – Link 

Mines View Park – Link 

Eight Ways to Enjoy Baguio City

HOW TO GET TO BAGUIO CITY

The most common mode of transportation in going to Baguio City is by bus.

Various bus lines traverse the Metro Manila to Baguio route with several terminals spread across Metro Manila.The trip would approximately take for 4-6 hrs to get to Baguio City.

Victory Liner has the following terminals: Monumento (Main terminal in Caloocan City), Cubao and Pasay and has hourly bus service to Baguio City. Fare is approximately ₱455 per person one way for the regular aircon bus ; PhP 750/person one way for the deluxe bus/non-stop (with comfort room). PhP 650/per person one way for the semi-Deluxe buses with one stop at Tarlac Shell station (semi-deluxe has no toilet inside the Bus).

Dagupan Bus with terminal at New York St., Cubao, Quezon City has buses traveling Manila to Baguio route every hour.

 

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Default Comments (7)

7 Comments:

  1. pls. inform us where / what route to baguio is the most easy to take when in Bagauio already esp tomorrow the day of the street parade? I believe it would be traffic crazy. We will be travelling that day…

  2. what would be the rerouting plan for the festivities? would there be closure of roads in going to and out near session road and harrison road. we are going there on the feb. 27th and our accomodation is at Baguio Holiday Villas…

  3. Hi,itatanong ko lng po kasi yung family ko ppunta sa panagbenga..baka pued mgtanong po ung affordable na transient po.Hingin ko po sana ang number.salamat po..

  4. We’ve been to Baguio twice and experienced the Panagbenga Festival once. It would be nice to witness this colorful event again but this time with our 9-year-old son.

  5. Festivals are always beautiful! I love the float full of flowers! It’s really awesome!

  6. What is pangbenga mean? Looks very colorful!

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