2020 PANAGBENGA FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

2018 PANAGBENGA FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES | TRAVEL GUIDE

  PANAGBENGA FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES | TRAVEL GUIDE

Another exciting festival comes February and March –  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.

2018 PANAGBENGA FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES | TRAVEL GUIDE

2020 PANAGBENGA FESTIVAL: SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES AND CITY GUIDE

Listed below are the highlights of the festival. The theme for this year is: Blooming Through the Years.

The opening of the festivity shall happen on February 1, 2020. The Grand Street Dance Parade will happen on the 29th of February, while the Grand Float Parade will be on March 1, 2019.

 

 

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.

Make sure to book your hotel room way ahead to ensure that you will have a place to stay during the visit. You have to anticipate the influx of tourists during the highlight dates as this is one of the most awaited festivities in the country.

Please click here  Baguio City List of Hotels

THINGS TO DO WHEN VISITING BAGUIO CITY|PANAGBENGA FESTIVAL

I am sure that you would also want to explore other sites in Baguio City if you plan to witness the Panagbenga Festival.

We have outlined a travel guide to help you make your own itinerary.

Must Read: Baguio City Travel Guide 

Other important articles about Baguio City:

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 FOR THE PANAGBENGA FESTIVAL

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

Various bus lines traverse the Metro Manila to the Baguio route with several terminals spread across Metro Manila. The trip would approximately take 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 an hourly bus service to Baguio City. The 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 a terminal at New York St., Cubao, Quezon City has buses traveling Manila to Baguio route every hour.

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11 Comments

  1. marvin john reyes

    Greetings to you., thank you for this blog. Would like to ask how to get a slot or business space in baguio session in blooms or in Burnham Park. Thank you for your response God bless you always.
    Marvin John 09173867493

  2. I hope you do a follow up..This looks amazing..thank you again for a great post!

  3. The Meaning of Panagbenga ?
    The word Panagbenga came from the Kankanaey language. This language has been spoken in many Asian countries like Philippines and Malaysia etc.

  4. Renato C. Gasendo, Jr.

    Can you post the Schedule of Panagbenga Festival Please?
    thank you.

  5. 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…

  6. frankie castro

    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…

  7. 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..

  8. 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.

  9. Elizabeth O.

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

  10. What is pangbenga mean? Looks very colorful!

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