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Baguio | Panagbenga Festival 2016

Every year, the "Summer Capital of the Philippines" celebrates their biggest festival called Panagbenga. It's a flower event that takes place in Baguio City which features Street Dancing Parade, Float Parade, Fireworks Display and a lot of exciting activities.



Panagbenga Festival is celebrated every first week of February until the end of the month. Most of the time, the celebration will continue until the first week of the following month (March).  The main event will showcase magnificent display of floats which are fully decorated with fresh and beautiful flowers and street dancing wherein participants are wearing colorful costumes while dancing with the beat of the drums.

Baguio Panagbenga 2016 Schedule of Activities

February 1, 2016

Grand Opening Parade: Drum and Lyre Competition- Elementary Division
Location: Panagbenga Park, Session Road-Magsaysay Avenue-Harrison Road-Melvin jones Football Grounds
Opening Concert (Atrium, SM City Baguio)
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition ( Lake Drive, Burnham Park) Program starts at 8:00AM

February 2 – 7, 2016 (Lake Drive, Burnham Park)
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition

February 8, 2016 
Chinese Spring Festival (City-wide)
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition (Lake Drive, Burnham Park)

February 9 – 13, 2016
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition (Lake Drive, Burnham Park)

February 14, 2016
Handog ng Panagbenga Sa Pamilya Baguio (Melvin Jones Grandstand and Football Grounds)
Let a thousand Flowers Bloom
Panagbenga 2016 Kite-Flying Challenge
Panagbenga Variety Show
Fireworks Display
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition (Lake Drive, Burnham Park)

February 15 – 17, 2016
PMA Grand Alumni Homecoming (PMA, Loakan Road)
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition (Lake Drive, Burnham Park)

February 18, 2016
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition (Lake Drive, Burnham Park)

February 19, 2016
Floral Arrangement Competition (Judging) (Baguio City National High School)
Barangay Clean and Green Landscaping Competition (Judging) ( All Baguio City Barangays)
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition ( Lake Drive, Burnham Park)

February 19 – 21, 2016
School Based Landscaping Competition (Judging) (Baguio City Schools)
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition ( Lake Drive, Burnham Park)

February 22 – 26, 2016
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition  (Lake Drive, Burnham Park)

February 27, 2016
Grand Street Dancing Parade at Panagbenga Park-Session Road-Magsaysay Avenue-Harrison Road – Athletic Bowl. Program starts 8:00AM
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition ( Lake Drive, Burnham Park)

February 28, 2016
Grand Float Parade ( DILG – Session Road – Harrison Road – Athletic Bowl)
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition ( Lake Drive, Burnham Park)

February 29 – March 4, 2016
Session Road in Bloom (Session Road)
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition (Lake Drive, Burnham Park)

March 5, 2016
Pony Boys Day ( Wright Park)
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition ( Lake Drive, Burnham Park)

March 6, 2016
Panagbenga Closing Ceremonies and Grand Fireworks Display ( Athletic Bowl and Various Areas in Baguio CBD)
Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition ( Lake Drive, Burnham Park).

Note: Make sure you book your hotel as early now. There're lots of international and local tourist go to Baguio to witness the Panagbenga Festival 2016. 
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  1. Glad to know about this Panagbenga Festival 2016. Looks fun and enjoyable. I wish I could attend such events but was busy is organizing a friend’s event at local venue Houston TX. Will next to attend in future definitely!

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