Panagbenga is a Kankanaey word which means season of blooming. The Flower festival is celebrated every year in the city of Baguio, Philippines. It attracts tourist from all over the world.

The festival is celebrated every February, the main events are the Street Dancing Parade and the Grand Float Parade. The Street Dancing Parade is usually scheduled on the fourth Saturday of February, while the Float and Marching Band Competition is usually scheduled on the fourth Sunday of February. Below is the complete list of the events.

2018 PANAGBENGA FESTIVALSCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

Date Panagbenga Event Location/Route
December 18, 2017 -Launching of the Baguio Flower Festival
– Press Conference
– Baguio City Hall Grounds
– Baguio City Multipurpose Hall
February 1, 2018, Thursday (7AM) Panagbenga Opening Day Ceremonies and Parade | Drum And Lyre Competition – Elimination Rounds (Elementary Division) Panagbenga Park to Session Road- Harrison Road – Baguio Athletic Bowl
February 1 – March 4, 2018 Baguio Blooms Exposition and Exhibition Juan Luna and Lake Drive
February 11, 2018 Sunday (8AM-8PM) – Handog ng Panagbenga Sa Pamilya Baguio
– Let A thousand Flowers Bloom
– Panagbenga Open Kite Flying Competition
– Panagbenga Cultural Show
Melvin Jones Grandstand and Football Grounds
February 14, 2018 Wednesday – School-Based Competitions
-Floral Arrangement (Elementary / High School)
Department of Education Baguio
February 15 – February 17, 2018 – School-based competitions
– Landscaping Competition (Judging)
City-wide (Elementary and High School
February 16 – February 18, 2018 PMA Alumni Homecoming Weekend Philippine Military Academy Loakan Road
February 16, 2018 Friday Flower Tee Open Golf Tournament Baguio Country Club and Camp John Hay
February 16, 2018 Friday Flower Tee Open Golf Tournament Baguio Country Club and Camp John Hay
February 17, 2018 Saturday Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) City-wide
February 24, 2018 Saturday (7AM) Grand Street Dance Parade Panagbenga Park – Session Road to Maharlika – Harrison Road
To Baguio Athletic Bowl
February 25, 2018 Sunday (7AM) Grand Float Parade DILG – Session Road – Maharlika – Harrison Road to Melvin Jones Football Grounds
February 24 – 25, 2018 (7AM) Exhibitors and Sponsors Day Ganza Parking Area
February 26 – March 4 Session Road in Bloom Session Road
March 3, 2018 Saturday Pony Boys Day Wright Park
March 4, 2018 Sunday
(5PM)
Closing Ceremonies and Awarding Baguio Athletic Bowl
March 4, 2018 Sunday
(7PM-8PM)
Grand Fireworks Display City wide – 5 stations

Source: Baguio City Travel Guide 

Read More: Baguio City Travel Guide

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