PEÑAFRANCIA FESTIVAL 2017: Schedule of Events, How To Get There, Things To Do and Where To Stay

Peñafrancia Festival 2017 Schedule of Events Naga City Camarines Sur

List of official events and schedule of activities of the Penafrancia Festival 2017.

The Bicolandia celebrates the Feast of Our Lady of Penafrancia every September. With the general theme "Mary: Mother of the Church, the Communion of Life, Love and Truth in the Year of the Parish," this year's Peñafrancia Festival 2017 is happening on September 1 - 20, 2017 in Naga City, Camarines Sur.

Known as the biggest Marian Celebration, the Peñafrancia Festival is one of the most-attended festivals in Bicol Region. Witness the unparalleled devotion of the Bicolanos to the beloved "Ina" the Our Lady of Peñafrancia with the traditional "Traslacion" on September 8, 2017 (Friday) and the "Fluvial Procession along Naga River on September 16, 2017 (Saturday).

To help you plan your trip to Naga City, here is the list of Schedule of activities and events for Peñafrancia Festival 2017.

Peñafrancia Festival 2017 Schedule of Events Naga City Camarines Sur

Peñafrancia Festival 2017 Highlights

September 6, 2017
Miss Bicolandia 2017
7:00 PM - Jesse M. Robredo Coliseum

September 8, 2017
Peñafrancia Traslacion Procession
12:00 NOON - Peñafrancia Shrine to Naga Metropolitan Cathedral

September 8, 2017
Regional Band, majorettes and fancy drill competition
7:00 AM - Jesse M. Robredo Coliseum

September 13, 2017
Scouts Parade and Inter-school DBC/DLC Competition
7:00 AM - from Panganiban Drive to Plaza Quezon

September 14, 2017
Civic Parade and FLoat Competition
7:00 AM - from Panganiban Drive to Plaza Quezon

September 14, 2017
Peñafrancia Voyadores Festival 2017
Street Dance Competition and Fireworks Display
1:00 PM - from Naga Metropolitan Cathedral to Plaza Quezon

September 15, 2017
9th Bicol Region Military Parade Competition
7:00 AM - Plaza Quezon

September 16, 2017
Peñafrancia Fluvial Procession
12:00 NOON - from Naga Metropolitan Cathedral to Basilica via Naga River

Peñafrancia Festival 2017 Religious Events Schedule

Source: Penafrancia Basilica Minore Facebook Page

Peñafrancia Festival 2017 Schedule of Events Naga City Camarines Sur
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How to get to Naga City, Camarines Sur?

By Air: From Manila, take a 40-minute flight to Naga City. Major airlines such as Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific Air have daily flights from Manila to Naga City. The airport is located in the town of Pili, Camarines Sur. From the airport, you have to take a bus or jeepney that will take you to Naga City proper.

By Land: From Manila, take a bus (Isarog Lines, RSL, Raymond, Peñafrancia Tours, Amihan Bus and Philtranco) bound for Naga City. Terminals can be found at Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City and EDSA in Pasay City. Travel time is about 8-9 hours and fare is around 800 pesos.

SEE ALSO: Traveling in Comfort with Isarog Bus Lines' Sleeper Bus

Isarog Bus Lines
Terminal: 151 Aurora Blvd. corner G. Reyes St., Brgy Salapan, San Juan City
For Inquiries, you may call Isarog Bus Line booking office in EDSA at:
Telephone Numbers: (02) 7278194 / 3810840 / 4821600
Mobile Number: 09178894713 / 09088512643
You may also connect to them through their Twitter account @BICOLISAROG

Things to do in (and near) Naga City?

Being one of Bicol region's premiere city, Naga City offers an exciting combination of activities and an array of adventures. There are manyrom natural attractions, historical spots, and religious places to visit in and near Naga City. Here are some of my suggested things to do when visiting Naga City.

For more details, visit: Things To Do in Naga City, Tourist Spots, Attractions and DIY Itinerary

Where to Stay in Naga City?

"Visit Naga City and experience the profound and unwavering devotion of the Bicolanos to the Our Lady of Peñafrancia! Viva La Virgen de Peñafrancia! Happy Peñafrancia Festival 2017!


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