Baguio Panagbenga Festival

Panagbenga Festival 2019 Schedule of Activities

Panagbenga Festival is an annual flower festival  celebrated every February which takes place in Baguio City, PhilippinesThe term “Panagbenga” came from a Kankanaey term meaning “season of blooming”. Panagbenga Festival reflects the history, traditions and values of Baguio and the Cordilleras. The festival is a monthlong celebration that highlights street dancing and float parade across the major streets of Baguio City.

Panagbenga Festival
Panagbenga Festival Parade ctto

Panagbenga 2019 will highlight Cordillera culture and heritage. BFFI chairman and Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan said that this year’s festivities will have Panagbenga Cultural Dance competition to “put emphasis on the Panagbenga with a cultural day.”

The Panagbenga 2019 will start on February 1 and will end on March 10 to be highlighted by the grand street dance on March 2 and the grand float parade on March 3.

Panagbenga Festival Baguio
Artistically made float for Float Parade ctto

Also some of the activities include the Baguio Blooms Exposition and Exhibition from Feb 1 to March 10, Chinese New Year on Feb 5, School-based competitions on Feb 13 to 16, the Flower Tee Open Golf Tournament on Feb 15 to 16, PMA Alumni Homecoming Weekend on Feb 15 to 17, Handog ng Panagbenga sa Pamilya Baguio on Feb 17, Pets on Parade on Feb 23, Sponsor’s Day on March 2 and 3, Session Roan in Bloom on March 4 to 10, Pony’Boys Day on March 9.

Closing and awarding  and the grand fireworks display is on March 10.

Baguio Flower Festival
Float Parade during Panagbenga Festival ctto

Panagbenga Festival 2019 Schedule of Activities

DateTimeActivitiesVenue
February 1, 2019Panagbenga Open Day Ceremonies and ParadePanagbenga Park >Session Road> Magsaysay Avenue> Harisson Road> Baguio Athletic Bowl
8:00 AMDrum and Lyre Competition Elimination Round (Elementary Division)
February 1 to March 10, 2019Baguio Blooms Exposition and ExhibitionJuan Luna and Lake Drive
February 5, 2019Chinese New Year Celebrationcity-wide
February 13, 2019School-based Competition
Floral Arrangement
(Elementary/High School)
Dep-ed Division Office
February 14 to 16, 2019Flower Tee Open Golf TournamentBaguio Country Club
February 15 to 17, 2019PMA Alumni Homecoming WeekendPhilippine Military Academy Loakan Road
February 17, 2019Handog ng Panagbenga sa Pamilya Baguio

•Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom
•Panagbenga Open kite Flying Competition
•Panagbenga Recycles Crafts Competition
•Panagbenga Cultural Shows - Colleges and Universities
Melvin Jones Grandstand and Football Grounds
February 17, 2019Fireworks DisplayMelvin Jones Grandstand and Football Grounds
February 23, 2019Pets on ParadeMelvin Jones Grandstand
February 23, 2019Panagbenga Open Cultural Dance CompetitionTBA
February 23, 2019Concert at the ParkMelvin Jones Grandstand
March 2 - 3, 2019Sponsor's DayGanza Parking Area

Baguio Athletic Bowl
March 2, 2019Grand Street Parade

•Elementary Division
•High School Division
•Open Division
Panagbenga Park> Session Road> Magsaysay> Maharlika> Harrison Road> Baguio Athletic Bowl
February 3, 2019Grand Float Parade

• Small Float Category
• Big Float Category
DILG> Session Road> Maharlika> Harrison Road> Melvin Jones Football Grounds
March 4 to 10, 2019Session Road in BloomSession Road
March 9, 2019Pony Boy's DayWright Park
March 10, 2019Closing and Awarding CeremonyBaguio Athletic Bowl
March 10, 2019Grand Fireworks DisplayCit-wide
5 Stations

Sources:

Baguio City Guide

Panagbenga

PIA

 

Summary
Event
Panagbenga Festival 2019
Location
Baguio City,
Starting on
February 1, 2019
Ending on
March 10, 2019
Description
Panagbenga Festival is an annual flower festival  celebrated every February which takes place in Baguio City, Philippines.

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