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BAGUIO PANAGBENGA FESTIVAL 2016 Schedule of Events, How To Get There, Things To Do, Where to Eat and Where To Stay

Baguio Panagbenga Flower Festival 2016

Are you ready for Panagbenga Festival 2016?


Baguio City's grandest and most attended flower festival is set to happen the whole of February 2016. Panagbenga Festival also known as "Baguio Flower Festival" is to celebrate not only the "season of blooming" of flowers but also the booming economy and progress of the City of Baguio. Several events and activities are lined up for the Panagbenga Festival 2016 including the Grand Street Dancing Parade, Drum and Lyre Band Competition, Baguio Blooms Exhibition and the much-awaited Grand Flower Float Parade!



Panagbenga Festival 2016's highlights are scheduled on February 27, 2016 (Saturday) for the Grand Street Dancing Parade and on February 28, 2016 (Sunday) for the Grand Flower Float Parade.

Baguio Panagbenga Flower Festival 2016

Panagbenga Festival 2016 Schedule of Events and Activities


February 1, 2016
Grand Opening Parade: Drum and Lyre Competition- Elementary Division
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

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

February 8, 2016
Chinese Spring Festival
City-wide Celebration

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
Let a thousand Flowers Bloom
Panagbenga 2016 Kite-Flying Challenge
Panagbenga Variety Show
Fireworks Display
Melvin Jones Grandstand and Football Grounds

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

Location: Panagbenga Park-Session Road-Magsaysay Avenue-Harrison Road – Athletic Bowl
Time: 8:00AM

Baguio Blooms Exhibition and Exposition
Lake Drive, Burnham Park

February 28, 2016

Grand Float Parade

Location: 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 City

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

Be sure to mark your calendar and save the official dates of the Panagbenga Festival 2016!


Top 10 Things To Do in (and near) Baguio City before/after Panagbenga Festival


  1. For first-timers, visit Baguio's famous tourist attractions:
    • Burnham Park
    • The Mansion
    • Wright Park
    • Teachers Camp
    • Panagbenga Park
    • Bell Church
    • Botanical Garden
    • Philippine Military Academy
    • Mines View Park
    • Lion’s Head
  2. Dip into a hot spring bath at Asin Springs
  3. Go on strawberry and flower picking at the Strawberry and flower farms in La Trinidad
  4. Appreciate arts at BenCab Museum and Tam-Awan Village
  5. For the more adventurous, climb Mt. Cabuyao and Mt. Sto Tomas in the nearby town of Tuba
  6. Go on a Food Trip! Where to eat in Baguio? Click HERE
  7. Take that spiritual Journey (Baguio Cathedral, Lourdes grotto, The Pink Sisters Convent, Maryknoll Ecological Center)
  8. Visit Camp John Hay and enjoy nature walks, shopping, or even just to eat out
  9. Visit the old Diplomat Hotel and Laperal House. You know what to do, just explore! :)
  10. Buy Pasalubong and Goodies from local stores (Good Shepherd and Baguio City Market are a must!)

For a more detailed post, it's HERE!

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Hotels in Baguio City for Panagbenga Festival 2016


There are many hotels, inns and transient houses in Baguio City. The wide selection ranges from affordable and high quality hotels, hostels, guest/pension houses and inns for you to stay in! As one of the top tourist destinations in the Philippines, you'll definitely find one that suits your needs, whether a high-end hotel, mid-range hostel, a transient house and cheap accommodations.


But due to the festive season, I highly suggested that you plan your Panagbenga Festival 2016 trip in advance. As early as now, you should book for your accommodation as the the hotels and transient houses in the city tend to become fully-booked on the festival week.

Where to Stay in Baguio City? Here are my recommendations which I have personally tried:



Where to Eat in Baguio?

There are many restaurants and dining options in Baguio City. Here are my suggested Restaurants in Baguio City that you must try!

How to Get to Baguio City?

  • For a more detailed post on how to get to Baguio City by bus or private vehicle, click HERE!

See Also:


Let a thousand flowers bloom and enjoy Baguio City's Panagbenga Festival 2016!



Photos were used with permission from Rob Pinzon of www.robinspinzon.com and www.palibut.com.


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1 comments :

Anonymous said...

I love so much their culture .. celebrating Panagbenga during February is so fun, I meet a lot of people :)

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