Sticky: Panagbenga Festival: Baguio’s Flower Festival 2014

Panagbenga Festival is also known as the Flower Festival of the Philippines. It is an annual event held in Baguio City every February. Being the coolest city in the country, Baguio City has grown popular among local tourists and foreigners alike as it attracts millions of visitors, especially in time for the Panagbenga Festival.

Activities for the first week of the month long Panagbenga Flower Festival 2014 are

February 1 at 7.00 am Opening Ceremonies – Panagbenga Park (corner of South Drive and Loakan Road)

February 1 at 8.00 am Grand Opening Parade: Drum and Lyre Band Competition (elementary division) – Panagbenga Park to Athletic Bowl, Burnham Park

February 1 to March 2 Market Encounter: Landscaping Exhibition and Exposition at Lake Drive, Burnham Park

February 1 to March 2 Ifugao Bamboo Art Exhibit by the Philippine Bamboo Foundation at White House, Leonard Wood Road

February 3 Chinese Spring Festival Parade at Session Road

February 3 to 9 IPMS Baguio 10th Invitationals and Open Cosplay Competition at SM City Baguio Atrium

February 5 at 10.00 am Inauguration of Department of Tourism Adopted Garden at BGHMC (Baguio General Hospital Medical Center) Garden’s Park

February 7 at 6 pm Baguio’s Ultimate Model Search by Viva La Events Prod. at Baguio Convention Center

February 8 at 5 pm Ginuman Fest 2014 Concert and Game Show at Melvin Jones Grandstand, Burnham Park;

More events each week throughout the month of February and into early March, following on from which will be the month long Strawberry Festival in nearby La Trinidad, Benguet.