Things to Do This Month: January 2018

Hello, new year!

Join the numerous colorful festivals scheduled all over the country this month starting with the Ati-Atihan Festival in Kalibo celebrated from January 15 to 21. This festival is known as the mother of all Philippine festivals and is held in honor of the Sto. Nino. Their street parades participated by locals in colorful costumes and face paint is marched to tribal beats you can’t help but dance to. Check out their schedule of events here.

The Sinulog Festival in Cebu City is known to be the grandest festival in the country attracting thousands of tourists all over the world annually. Book a plane ticket now and get lost in the elaborate colorful costumes, street parades, and Cebuano delicacies sold in the streets. Make sure to be there on the 21st to be a part of their Sinulog Grand Parade. Check out their list of activities here.

This year will be a special year for the Dinagyang Festival as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. On January 26 to 28 this year, visitors will get to see cultural performances, lively street dances, and the Miss Iloilo Dinagyang Pageant. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, a Parade of Lights will be held for the first time on January 27. Check out their schedule of events here.

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