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Panagbenga Festival

Panagbenga 2017 Schedule of Activities

It’s that time of the year again and today, the City Government of Baguio with the Baguio Flower Festival Foundation Inc. bared the Baguio Flower Festival 2017 or the Panagbenga Festival 2017 schedule of Traditional Activities.

The Panagbenga Festival

The Panagbenga or Baguio Flower Festival is an annual event in Baguio City to celebrate the season of blooming more than that, the Panagbenga Festival is a celebration of the rise of Baguio City after it fell from the devastation brought about by the 1990 earthquake.

The Panagbenga 2017 theme

The Panagbenga 2017 theme is “INSPIRED BY BEAUTY, NURTURED BY NATURE”


panagbenga 2017 schedule



Tuesday, March 30, 20219:00 AM to 5:00 PMParts of BLIST Gecha, La Chesa Subdivision, Tadiangan, TubaReplacement and relocation of wood poles
9:00 AM to 5:00 PMParts of Central Guisad (near Easter College), Baguio CityReplacement of cracked secondary pole
9:00 AM to 5:00 PMParts of Ciudad Grande Phase II, Bakakeng Norte/Sur, Baguio CityRerouting of secondary lines affected by ongoing construction
9:00 AM to 5:00 PMParts of Purok Sadjo and Magsaysay Drive, Loakan Proper, Baguio CityRelocation of Secondary pole
Installation of intermediate pole
9:00 AM to 5:00 PMParts of Piloy, Belis and Paticnan, Caliking, AtokRelocation of Primary pole with eroded pole base
Wednesday, March 31, 20219:00 AM to 5:00 PMYap St., South Sanitary Camp, Baguio CityRerouting of secondary lines near ongoing building construction
9:00 AM to 5:00 PMWhole of Quisumbing and Malvar, Trancoville and parts of Sgt. Floresca St., Baguio CityRelocation of primary poles affected by road widening project
9:00 AM to 5:00 PMParts of Lourdes Subdivision Ext. and whole of City Camp Proper, City Camp Central, Lagoon Area, Lower Rock Quarry, Middle Rock Quarry, Upper Rock Quarry, and QM Subdivision, Baguio CityRelocation of primary pole affected by City Government project "improvement of sidewalk from CEO to City Hall"
Relocation of Guy Wire
9:00 AM to 5:00 PMParts of Banig, Tawang and Central Balili, La TrinidadCorrection of Secondary Line Clearance
Friday, April 2, 20218:00 AM to 12:00 NNWhole of Ucab, Parts of Tuding (Bua, Antamok Trail, Sagada Hill), Loacan (Luneta) and Poblacion (Maligaya), ItogonFacilitate Line maintenance works along La Trinidad-Loacan 69kV transmission Line
6:00 AM to 2:00 PMParts of Beckel (near Beckel Elementary School and NGCP; including Peril and Balangbang), La Trinidad



6:00 AM
English Mass
6:30 AMIlocano Mass (Live DZWT)
7:15 AMEnglish Mass (Live FB Page)
7:45 - 8:45 AMConfession
10:00 AMMass of the Holy Chrism (Live FB Page)
12:15 AMEnglish Mass
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMConfession
4:00 PMStations of the Cross (Live FB Page)
5:15 PMEnglish Mass (Live FB Page)


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  1. Hi, kelan po sarado ang session rd.? Feb 24 po ba sarado na? Tnx

    1. Hello Jhen,

      Session Road will close to traffic on February 26, 2017 right after the Grand Float Parade for the Session Road in Bloom.

  2. May I know where I could ask if i want to sell food during the festival?

    1. Hi Markgraf,

      We’ve set you an email regarding the contact details of the proper office to discuss your query.

  3. Hi po! Me and my mom wants to watch the float parade po kaso she’s 63 yrs old. Tanong ko lng po if any suggestions on hotel or inns that we could stay na madadaanan ng float parade para di na po kami makipagsiksikan? We are from leyte pa po kasi..dream nyang manood..Thanks po sa sasagot.

    1. Hello Ms. Viviene

      Ang mga hotel po na siguradong dadaanan ng street and float parade ay
      City Center Hotel

      Bloomfield Hotel

      Sana po ay natulungan namin kayo.

  4. Hi! It’s my first time to witness this festival and Im planning it on the 26th since I have a work every Sat. Is there an entrance fee? Also, is ot better for me to have a pre-arranged tour/trip or can I do it in solo (like DIY)?

    Thanks a lot and more power!

    1. Hello Jess

      To answer your queries
      1. There are no entrance fees with regards to watching the parade
      2. If you are going solo, DIY would be the practical choice, we provide updates and info when you subscribe to our newsletter.

  5. Pwede pong malaman kung ang Venice Hotel ay malapit sa daraanan ng grand float parade. Thanks for the reply.

    1. Hello Mayette,

      Yes malapit ang Hotel Veniz sa daraanan ng parade pero obstructed ang view from the building ng overpass.

  6. Hi. i would like to ask what time usually do the Street Parade (feb25) starts and what time does the Float Parade (feb26) usually ends. so that i could plan my bus reservations accordingly. πŸ™‚ thanks!

    1. Hello JP

      The parades usually starts at 7am however we would recommend coming in early to secure a spot on where you can witness the parade. The float parade usually last for about 2-3 hours depending on the number of float participants.
      Hope we were able to help you out πŸ™‚

  7. hello po anu2x pong event meron on feb 8 to 11?

  8. Hi,

    Do you have a map route of the parade?

  9. Hi ask ko lang po, dadaan po ba sa. Burnham park ung float parade?

    1. Hello eto po ang route ng street dancing parade
      Panagbenga Park>Session Road>Magsaysay Ave>Maharlika>Harrison Road>Melvin Jones Football Grounds

      Sa float parade eto po yung route
      DILG>Session Road>Maharlika>Harrison Road>Melvin Jones Grandstand

  10. Ask lang po if dadaan ung float parade sa burnham park? Thank u

    1. Hello eto po ang route ng street dancing parade
      Panagbenga Park>Session Road>Magsaysay Ave>Maharlika>Harrison Road>Melvin Jones Football Grounds

      Sa float parade eto po yung route
      DILG>Session Road>Maharlika>Harrison Road>Melvin Jones Grandstand

  11. Good pm ask kulang kung saan ung display ng mga float after the parade. Para if di kami makaabot sa parada e makita pa namin ung mga float at makuhanan ng picture. Tnx

    1. The floats are going to be displayed at Melvin Jones immediately after the parade.

  12. San po pede makakuha ng permit ng booth during session road in bloom? Magbebenta sana ng foods. Thanks

  13. Hi what happens in the Handog ng Panagbenga sa Pamilya Baguio? May flowers display din ba doon?

    1. There are several events during the Handog ng Panagbenga sa Pamilya Baguio one of the events is the Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom this is an event where participants will have a chance to paint on canvas. The Flowers can be viewed at the landscape competition area which will be on exhibit.

  14. For February 1st and Feb 26th which roads are going to be closed and at what time?

  15. Hi tanong ko lang po. Usually po ba 2-3 hrs ang street parade at float parade?

    1. Hello Vivien,

      Yes that is a safe estimate for the duration of the parades, excluding of course the presentation by the street dancers at the Melvin Jones Grandstand

  16. Hello, my husband and I want to watch the Panagbenga Opening Day, what time will it start?

    1. The parade starts at 8am

  17. Ask ko lang po if meron tayong kapamilya karavan ? Thank you po .

  18. hello…what time mag start ang panagbenga kite challenge? what are the different categories? how about the criteria for judging….many thanks!

  19. Is there a parade on the 15th of Feb 2017? What is the school based competiton ? Where can we find stalls or tiyangge showcsing Baguio products, souvenirs & food? How about landscape exhibit? Please let s us know Penagbenga activities on Feb. 15, 2017 . Thanks !

    1. Hello Joy,
      To answer your questions:
      1. No there is no parade on the 15th of February
      2. School based competitions are the different school-based contests like school landscaping, flower arranging etc.
      3. On the 15th of February up to the closing of the festival the “market encounter” or dubbed as the Baguio Blooms Exposition and Exhibition is at the Juan Luna and Lake Drive. On Feb. 26, just after the grand float parade the Session Road in Bloom will start up until the closing of Panagbenga on March 5.
      4. For Panagbenga activities please refer to our posted schedule.

      Hope we were able to answer your queries πŸ™‚

      1. Hi po pwd po malaman kung cnong mga artista ang pupunta sa float parade?

        1. Hello,

          Sorry we do not have any information on that.

  20. does the melvin jones grandstand do have seat reservations? i mean tickets so that you can watch the presentation very well?

    1. Hello,

      No, there are no seat reservations, entry to the grandstand is free.

  21. Hi πŸ™‚

    My fiancee and I are planning to go to Baguio on February 13-16. Will we be able to find a lot of hotels or inns open for booking since it’s not yet the actual parade day? What can we expect from Handog ng Panagbenga sa Pamilya Baguio? What are other places we can visit that we can have a look and feel of Panagbenga during our stay? Thanks πŸ™‚

    1. Hello

      February is considered as the peak season in Baguio, although you may find hotel rooms on those dates it is recommended to book early. You can refer here for a list of hotels in Baguio

      Handog ng Panagbenga sa Pamilya Baguio is an all day event that will feature bazaars, mini concerts, kite flying and other activities.

      You might want to visit the flower farms of Benguet.

  22. Hi,

    Good Morning.

    Ask ko po pag umakyat po kami ng baguio Feb 25 ng gabi open ba ang mga road sa baguio pagdating namin ng Feb 26 ng madaling araw?


    1. Hello Archie,

      Roads to be used by the parade as well as the adjacent roads will be closed to traffic. They usually close the roads at around 5am to 6am.

  23. Hi. Is there a parade on feb 12 sunday? What is usually the starting time for grand float parade on feb 26? Thanks.

    1. Hello,
      No there is no parade on February 12.
      The Grand Parades usually starts from around 7am – 8am.

  24. Anong oras po yung march 5 “Grand Fireworks Display?

    1. Hello,

      Usually po right after ng closing ceremonies, from our experience usually in between 7pm-8pm.

  25. Hi, kung magtravel po ba kami ng feb 24 ng gbi from manila. May possibilities ba na matraffic kami and hindi makaabot sa parade? And one thing is there any hotels, inn or transient houses available at that time? Thanks.

    1. Hello,

      Kung dadaan po kayo ng TPLEX mas mabilis po ang byahe pero pag naabutan po kayo ng 6am paakyat ng baguio matatrapik na po kayo since sarado na po mga main roads ng baguio at that time.

      Pag dating po sa hotels or transient houses, mas mainam po na early booking kayo pwede nyo po icheck dito

  26. Mga what time po karaniwang natatapos yung grand float parade sa 26?

    1. Depende po sa number of entries this year, minsan before 12 noon po

  27. suspended po b number coding s feb 24? m frm manila and coding kme dat date… tnx..

  28. suspended po b number coding s feb 24? m frm manila p..

  29. Good day. We were planning to stay in baguio from feb 25 to 27 kaya lang wala na kaming nakuhang room for feb 25 to 26 night. Pwede ba tent pitching? If yes, saan? Yung malapit sana sa route ng flower float parade. Thanks a lot!

  30. bukas po ng umaga nandyan na kami sa baguio. open pa po ba mga daanan kasi plano namin mamasyal muna sa mines view park, strawberry farm etc.?

    1. Hello,

      Yes open pa po ang roads this Friday 02-24-2017

  31. Hi, fully booked na lahat ng hotel na nakikita namin from feb 25 to 26. Plano sana namin magpitch na lang ng tent for the night of feb 25. Possible ba? Balak namin sa burnham park para madali kami makapwrsto to watch the float parade, pwede ba? If no, saan po pwede? Thank you and God bless.

    1. Hello,

      As per the park rule bawal po mag pitch ng tent. For the allowed areas siguro po you can coordinate with the City Environment and Parks Management Office. Dito po address nila and contact number:
      Jose Abad Santos Drive, Baguio City; 300-6500 Loc. 3516

  32. hello po, 1st timer po kami ng panagbenga. what time po start ng streetdance

    1. Hello,

      Welcome to Baguio City, the Street dance parade usually starts at 7am at the Panagbenga Park.

  33. Ask ko lang sana… do you have info about the number coding scheme for panagbenga 2017? suspended po ba for private vehicles? thanks!

  34. hi good evening..

    i would really want to watch the grand float parade on sunday. it’ll be my first time. until where the provincial buses will be allowed since some main roads will be closed for sure? i remember victory’s terminal is near sm baguio & session rd. Baka malayo na ang lalakarin going to the parade. Thanks.

  35. Hello may map po ba kayo ng route?

    1. Hello,

      Yes it is included in our downloadable Panagbenga Guide here

  36. hi baguio city guide

    until what point provincial be allowed tomorrow morning? planning to be there for the float parade.. i remember bus terminal is near sm baguio in upper session rd. baka malayo po lalakarin pag di na sila umabot ng terminal. thanks.

  37. hi. will the flower float parade pass by upper session ( area of mario’s restaurant ) on feb 26 morning?



  38. Hello po. Ask ko lang po mga what time po usually natatapos and float parade? I need it for my itinerary. Thank you!

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