Are you ready for this year's grand display of Giant Lanterns? The City of San Ferdnando, Pampanga will once again showcase the ingenuity and craftsmanship of the Kapampangans with the yearly Giant Lantern Festival on December 17, 2016 in Robinsons Starmills Pampanga. Dubbed as "The Biggest, Brightest and Most Colorful Christmas Event in the Philippines," the Giant Lantern Festival 2016 or "Ligligang Parul", will definitely delight and bring joy to everyone with larger than life and grandiose Christmas lanterns in glittering and colorful lights, dancing in spectacular and kaleidoscopic patterns accompanied by lively Christmas songs participated by various barangays of San Fernando City, Pampanga.
Giant Lantern Festival 2016 Schedule of Events
Competition ProperDate: December 17, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm onwards
Venue: Robinsons Starmills Pampanga
Exhibition DatesDate: December 18-30, 2016 and January 1, 2017
Be sure to mark your calendars and save the dates of the Giant Lantern Festival 2016!
Dubbed as the "Christmas Capital of the Philippines," several barangays of the City of San Fernando Pampanga will be joining this year's competition.
Giant Lantern Festival 2016 Participants
- Brgy. San Jose
- Brgy. Del Pilar
- Brgy. San Nicolas
- Brgy. Telebastagan
- Brgy. Pandaras
- Brgy. Calulut
- Brgy. Dolores
- Brgy. San Juan
- Brgy. Sto. Nino
- Brgy. Sta. Lucia
- Brgy. Sindalan
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Giant Lantern Festival 2016 Winners
This post shall be updated with the list of winners after the competition proper on December 17.
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Hotels in San Fernando City, Pampanga
If you wish to stay overnight in San Fernando City, there are several hotels and resorts in (and near) the city to choose from. For the best affordable hotels, I highly suggest that you book your room via Agoda.com. You may use the hotel search below to find the best hotel for you or you may click here to check room rates.
Indeed, Christmas is more fun in the Philippines! And there's no better way but to celebrate this Yultide season in Pampanga by witnessing the Giant Lantern Festival 2016 in San Fernando City!
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If you want to explore Pampanga before witnessing the Giant Lantern Festival, you may read my Pampanga Day Tour Itinerary to guide you on what to do, where to eat and what not to miss on a day tour around Pampanga.
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