Wake up to the fragrance of the pine trees in the mountain town Baguio City of the Philippines. It is called the \u2018City of Pines\u2019 due to the reigning pine trees all around. It is also the summer capital of the Philippines. As picturesque already, the hilly destination turns into a burst of rainbow colors during February, thanks to the blooming flower festival. The annual Panagbenga festival celebrates the blooming of flowers symbolizing the beginning of new life. The word Panabenga translates into a \u2018blooming season.\u2019\r\nAdd Panagbenga Festival 2020 To Your Bucket List\r\nOne of the most colorful festivals in the world, it is a month-long celebration and attracts tourists worldwide. It starts from the first day of the month with different activities scheduled throughout the month, including dancing in the streets dressed in regional flower-inspired costumes, floats decorated in flowers, parades with fireworks, etc. It is observed as a tribute to the beautiful flowers of the region. It is also seen as a means of rising from the devastating Luzon earthquake of 1990.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nOver the years, the\u00a0Baguio flower festival\u00a0has turned into a synonymous to this place for the travelers who are interested in\u00a0cultural attractions\u00a0of different countries. Let us dive into the details of this festival coming up in 2020, and you can plan your itinerary for Baguio City with all the know-how.\r\nSchedule of Activities of the 25th Panagbenga Festival, 2020\r\n\r\n \tDecember 16, 2019:\u00a0The launching day of the festival, which is commenced on Baguio City Hall grounds with Press Conference at Multipurpose Hall.\r\n \tFebruary 1, 2020: the opening day of the ceremony, observed by the grand parade and fireworks display. The parade will continue from Panagbenga Park to DILG to Session Road to Magsaysay to Harrison Road to Baguio Athletic Bowl.\r\n \tFebruary 1 to March 8: The Baguio Blooms Exposition is held on these days on Baguio Convention Center Parking Area with Landscaping Exhibition and Competition on designated areas in CBD\/Parks.\r\n \tFebruary 13 to February 15:\u00a0These three days are for the School-based Landscaping Competition (Judging) held on the elementary and high schools, which have participated in the competition.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \tFebruary 16, 2020:\u00a0The Sunday will see several grand events one after the other, which means that the celebration will be at its peak on this day. The games are named as - Handog ng Panagbenga Sa Pamilya Baguio, Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom, Panagbenga Open Kite Flying Competition, Panagbenga Cultural Show and Fireworks Display. The events will be held on the Melvin Jones Grandstand and Football Grounds.\r\n \tFebruary 22, 2020:\u00a0This Saturday, there will be mainly two events covering the program. The Panagbenga Cultural Dance Competition on the Melvin Jones Grandstand and Football Grounds, and the Flower Tee Golf Tournament on the Baguio Country Club.\r\n \tFebruary 29, 2020:\u00a0The Panagbenga Grand Street Dance Parade 2020 will be held on this day, which is a much-awaited event of the festival. The parade will be carried from the Panagbenga Park to DILG to Session Road to Magsaysay Avenue to Harrison Road and ending on the Baguio Athletic Bowl.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \tMarch 1, 2020:\u00a0The Panagbenga Grand Float Parade is something beautiful to watch and enjoy. This event of 2020 will be held on March 1, and the procession will flow from the DILG to Session Road to Harrison Road to Melvin Jones Grandstand and Football Grounds.\r\n \tFebruary 29 and March 1, 2020:\u00a0It is the Sponsor\u2019s Day, which will be commenced on the Baguio Athletic Bowl for the event of February 29 and on the Melvin Jones Football Grounds for the function of March 1.\r\n \tMarch 2 to March 8, 2020:\u00a0The seven-day long program will be pursued by enclosing the Session Road with exhibits under the event named as Session Road in Bloom. One of the most crowd generating activities of the Panagbenga Festival,\u00a0this event is exquisitely carried out by the locals.\r\n \tMarch 7, 2020:\u00a0This is the day when all the pony boys and horse trainers will be honored by the event named the Pony Boy\u2019s Day, which is carried out on the Wright Park.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \tMarch 8, 2020:\u00a0This is the ending day of the whole festival and will be observed the Closing, Award Ceremonies, and the Grand Fireworks display. The events will be carried out on Baguio Athletic Bowl, and the fireworks are to be held from 5 stations City-wide.\r\n\r\nOther Things to do in Baguio City During Blooming Flower Festival\r\n\r\n\r\nThis beautiful mountain city is not only an attraction point for the\u00a0Panagbenga festival\u00a0but is also a beautiful place to explore around. The cold climate will make your trip furthermore enjoyable. Here is a list of places you can visit in the city when you are done with the festival events and want a more close look at the city:\r\n\r\n \tCamp John Hay\r\n \tThe Philippine Military Academy\r\n \tThe Burnham Park\r\n \tSession Road is comfortable for a walk.\r\n \tThe La Trinidad Strawberry Fields\r\n \tBaguio Teachers Camp\r\n \tThe Tam-Awan Village\r\n \tBell Church of Baguio City\r\n \tJapanese Tunnel Walk at Baguio\u2019s Botanical Garden\r\n \tLaperal Ancestral Home\r\n \tMuseo Kordilyera\r\n\r\nFood Joints To Stop By At The Festival\r\n\r\n\r\n \tForest House Bistro & Caf\u00e9\r\n \tCaf\u00e9 by the Ruins\r\n \tCaf\u00e9 By the Ruins\r\n \tChoco-Late de Batirol in Baguio City, and a lot more.\r\n\r\nYou can satisfy your shopping spree Baguio Public Market Pasalubong, which is a place for perfect local finesse.\r\n\r\nThe music, the dances, the colorful costumes, the floats, the parades, the competitions, and not to forget the festive flavored foods available in different joints \u2013 one cannot ask for more if in the mood of celebrating life in its full bloom. Even if you are not in the mood, the festival is bound to bring happiness and joy. It will teach you how to continue with the cycle of life even after you are being struck by tragedies.\r\n\r\nAdd this beautiful Blooming Flower Festival to your bucket list. Download the Woovly app now and get started with your travel goals.