Baguio City 14th Panagbenga Festival 2009

Written on December 22, 2008 – 2:19 pm | by Etravel |

February is the month of celebration in Baguio City, the Summer Capital of the Philippines. The 14th edition of the Panagbenga Festival also known as the Flower Festival is a month long activities in Baguio. This year Panagbenga festival with its theme “Our festival…Yours, Too” has been launched as early as October 13, 2008.

The local government Baguio City and the organizers of the Panagbenga festival has been preparing this 2009 Panagbenga Festival for months. It has been said that its going to be bigger and grander with more excitement because the city will also celebrating its centennial year as a city. Baguio prepared this Panagbenga Festival 2009 for the balikbayans, tourist and locals so that they will notice great improvements and excitment in this yearly events.

Local and foreign tourist and also balikbayans will have fun in the celebration of the Panagbenga Festival especially in the grand parade and the floats. Tourist will also see how different tribes and nationalities unite and cooperate with diversity in one celebration in the 2009 Panagbenga Festival.

Here is the tentative schedule of activities of the Panagbenga 2009 of Baguio City:

February 1 Grand Opening
Field Demonstration
Melvin Jones
Baguio Athletic Bowl
February 1 @ 6PM Grand Opening Concert Melvin Jones
February 1 – March 8 Market Encounter
Landscaping Contest
Burnham Park
February 14 Fluvial Parade Burnham Lake
February 22 Let A Thousand Flowers Bloom*** Melvin Jones
February 19 – 25 Legarda Rocks*** Legarda Road
February 26 – 28 Abanao Nights Abanao Street
February 28 @ 8AM Grand Street Parade
Field Demonstration
Session Road to Baguio Athletic Bowl
March 1 Grand Float Parade Session Road to Baguio Athletic Bowl
March 2 – 8 Session Road In Bloom Session Road
March 7 Pony Boys Day*** Melvin Jones***
February 1 & 8 Munay: Music of the Andes SM City Baguio
February 6 – 8 Vintage Car Show SM City Baguio
February 7 – 11 Cordillera Athletic Regional Athletic Association (CARAA) Baguio Athletic Bowl
February 7 Fashionista Season 5 Presentation SM City Baguio
February 9 – March 8 Blooms & Brews Cafe (with acoustic performances every
Wednesdays & Thursdays)
SM City Baguio
February 9 – March 8 Flower Up Your Hat Competition SM City Baguio
February 12 – 14 Valentine Concert (Baguio Centennial Event) Children’s Playground, Burnham Park
February 13 Camerawalls (Band) Mall Tour SM City Baguio
February 13 Baguio In Bloom: Mosaic Painting (Baguio Centennial Event) Melvin Jones
February 14 A Valentine Serenade with Ramil Omosura SM City Baguio
February 14 Valentine Duets with Music of the Heart Orchestra SM City Baguio
February 15 Sail On… The Currahee Tour III Baguio Convention Center
February 15 – March 8 Windows of Baguio in Bloom Baguio City main roads and selected streets
February 15 Panagbenga Princess SM City Baguio
February 16, 17 & 18 2:15PM Matinee, 6:15 Gala “Joseph , The Dreamer” (A Musical Presentation) SLU-CCA Theater
February 19 PMA Alumni Homecoming PMA
February 20-22 Villards: The 1st Senator Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament SM City Baguio
February 20 Up Dharma Down (Band) Mall Show SM City Baguio
February 21 Kenyo (Band) Mall Show SM City Baguio
February 21 Mr. & Ms. Panagbenga 2009 Muscle Showdown Baguio Convention City
February 22 Skabeche (Band) Mall Tour SM City Baguio
February 22 Lito Camo & Kalzada (Band) Mall Tour SM City Baguio
February 26 – 28 IPMS & Airsoft Exhibit Baguio Country Club
February 27 iFM Pop Fiesta Athletic Bowl
February 27 Kapuso Mall Tour *** SM City Baguio
February 28 & March 1 2nd BAC Panagbenga Airsoft Challenge Different venues
February 28 Greenwich presents Meet & Greet John Lloyd Cruz *** SM City Baguio
February 28 ? 6PM Handog ng Bombo Radyo at Star FM sa Panagbenga 2009 Free Concert, Free T-Shirt Melvin Jones Grandstand
March 1 Kapamilya Karavan *** SM City Baguio
March 6 K-Lite in Bloom: First Baguio Music Fest SM City Baguio
March 7 SM Floriade Street Party featuring Side A *** SM City Baguio
March 7 – 8 2009 Panagbenga Speed Ball Challenge Athletic Bowl
March 8 Luau & Fireworks Display SM City Baguio

*** To Be Confirmed
As of January 14, 2009

BFFFI Secretariat Website:
Baguio Convention Center, Baguio City
Tel/Fax: (074) 442.4315 / 442.4088

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  1. 7 Responses to “Baguio City 14th Panagbenga Festival 2009”

  2. By reyjr on Jan 21, 2009 | Reply

    Hi Benedict! Thanks for the visit.
    Yep, I love traveling too!
    So far have been to 16 countries and all over the Pinas.
    I’m trying to set up my Travel Blog Log too on my blog. :D

    Pagudpud was awesome!

  3. By loren on Jan 28, 2009 | Reply

    my fieldtrip anak q s baguio s feb.12, syang nga po at lihis s parade. ky lang d po b traffic pagpunta nmin dun kc mlpit n parade?

  4. By DEAL on Jan 30, 2009 | Reply


  5. By karnie on Feb 11, 2009 | Reply

    pls suggest accommodation near the festival? thanks!

  6. By jerome on Feb 26, 2009 | Reply

    ganda ng panagbenga 2009 d2 sa baguio city melvin jones at session rod THNX poh salamat sa panagbenga THNX again……………………..

  7. By nica on Feb 27, 2009 | Reply

    hi po…hayyyy,unfortunately, di ako makakapanuod ng mga events—ang gaganda pa man din, dhil nman ksi sa work.huhuhuh,anyway, i’ll try my very best to attend to these events.

  8. By Madz on Mar 3, 2009 | Reply

    Panagbenga Festival ’09 was really fun, it was my 1st tym to see the said event, the floats were awesome!!! Congrats!!!

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