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Festivals

RELIGIOUS

  • Feast of Sta Ines (January 21 – Sta Ines, Bulakan, Bulacan)
    – features solemn procession where only women can touch the revered image of Sta Ines

 

  • Pasasalamat ng Nayon (Last Sunday of January – Brgy. San Nicolas)
    – dance procession in honor of San Nicolas de Tolentino

 

  • Grand Pabasa ng Pasyon (Viernes Dolores – Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion Parish, Bulakan, Bulacan)
    – in honor of Padre Mariano Pilapil of Bulakan, Bulacan who published the Pasyong Pilapil in 1814

 

  • Pista ng Pag-akyat (Ascension Sunday – Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion Parish and San Isidro Labrador Parish)
    – dance procession in honor of the Ascension of Christ

 

  • Kabukiran Festival (May 14 – Bambang, Bulakan, Bulacan)
    – a street dance in honor of San Isidro Labrador

 

  • Flores de Mayo/Flores de Maria( Month of May – Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion Parish and San Isidro Labrador Parish)
    – procession of beautiful ladies in honor of Mary, Queen of the Flowers (originated in Bulakan, Bulacan in 1865 through its founder Bulakenyo priest Padre Mariano Sevilla)

 

  • Asuncion Festival (August 15 – Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion Parish)
    – dance procession in honor of the patroness of Bulakan, Bulacan (Our Lady of Assumption)

 

  • Palimusan Festival (September 7 – Sta Ana, Bulakan, Bulacan)
    – house-to-house singing in honor of St. Anne on the eve of the Nativity of her daughter, Mary

 

  • Pagoda sa Ilog Festival (October 7 – Taliptip, Bulakan, Bulacan)
    – fluvial procession in honor of Nuestra Senora del Santisimo Rosario

 

  • Bangkarada Festival (October 7 – Tibig, Bulakan, Bulacan)
    – boat parade in honor of Nuestra Senora del Santisimo Rosario

 

NON-RELIGIOUS

  • Anak Pawis Festival (May 1 – Sta Ines, Bulakan, Bulacan)
    – a feast of poetry and pageantry in honor of the workers

 

  • Karera ng Kalesa (May 2 – Maysantol, Bulakan, Bulacan)
    – horse carriage race held during the barrio fiesta

 

  • Marcelo H. Del Pilar Day (August 30 – National Shrine of Marcelo H. Del Pilar, San Nicolas, Bulakan, Bulacan)
    – civic parade and commemorative ceremony in honor of the Great Propagandist Marcelo H. Del Pilar

 

  • Catorce de Noviembre Festival (November 14 – Gen. Gregorio Del Pilar Birthsite, San Jose, Bulakan, Bulacan)
    – street dance and commemorative ceremony in honor of Gen. Gregorio H. Del Pilar, a revolutionary hero

 

 

OTHER OBSERVANCES

  • Soc Rodrigo Day (January 29 – Bulacan State University-Meneses Campus)
    – in honor of poet and statesman Sen. Soc Rodrigo

 

  • Jose R. Perez Day (October 15 – Jose Perez Memorial School, Perez, Bulakan, Bulacan)
    – in honor of Sampaguita Pictures Executive Producer Doc Perez

 

  • Liberation of Bulacan (June 24 – Plaza del Pilar, San Jose, Bulakan, Bulacan)
    – in commemoration of the victory of Gen. Gregorio H. del Pilar in liberating the Province of Bulacan against Spain in 1898

 

  • Anacleto Enriquez Day (November 30 – Enriquez Monument, San Francisco, Bulakan, Bulacan)
    – in commemoration of the martyrdom of Gen. Anacleto “Matanglawin” Enriquez in the Battle of San Rafael

 

  • Pasko ng Bulakan (Christmas time – Plaza del Pilar)
    – annual gift giving of the Municipal Government of Bulakan

 

 

OTHER FEASTS

 

  • Pista ng Sto Nino (3rd Sunday of January – Brgy. Bagumbayan)
    – in honor of Sto Nino

 

  • Matungao Barrio Fiesta (Last Sunday of February – Brgy. Matungao)
    – in honor of Sto Cristo

 

  • San Jose Barrio Fiesta (March 19 – Brgy. San Jose)
    – in honor of St. Joseph

 

  • Pasasalamat ng Maysantol (May 3 – Brgy. Maysantol)
    – in honor of the Black Sto Cristo of Cupang

 

  • Balubad Barrio Fiesta (June 24 – Brgy. Balubad)
    – in honor of St. John the Baptist

 

  • Sta Ana Barrio Fiesta (July 26 – Brgy. Sta Ana)
    – in honor of St. Anne

 

  • San Nicolas Barrio Fiesta (September 10 – Brgy. San Nicolas)
    – in honor of San Nicolas de Tolentino

 

  • Sto Cristo Feast (September 14 – Brgys. Maysantol, Bagumbayan, Matungao, Perez )
    – in honor of Sto Cristo

 

  • Pitpitan Barrio Fiesta (September 22 – Brgy. Pitpitan)
    – in honor of Sto Tomas de Villanueva

 

  • Madonna Salus Infirmorum Feast (November 16 – San Isidro Labrador Parish)
    – in honor of Mary as “Ina ng Kagalingan ng mga Maysakit”

 

  • San Francisco Barrio Fiesta (December 3 – Brgy. San Francisco)
    – in honor of San Francisco Javier

 

  • Perez Barrio Fiesta (December 13 – Brgy. Perez)
    – in honor of St. Lucia (Aglipayan feast)

 

  • Pista ni San Juan Evangelista (December 27 – Brgy. Balubad)
    – in honor of St. John the Evangelist

 

LENTEN ATTRACTIONS

  • Pabasa ng Pasyon, Palaspas, Penitensya, Penitensyang Paluhod, Dakip, Pasan Krus, Senakulo, Daan ng Krus, Buhay na Daan ng Krus, Prusisyon ng Martes/Miyerkules Santo, Prusisyon ng Libing, Burol, Salubong

 

 

MAY TIME ATTRACTIONS

  • Alayan ng Bulaklak, Libot/Lutrina, Santacruzan/Silo, Flores de Mayo

 

 

HALLOWEEN ATTRACTIONS

  • Pangangaluluwa, Kids Parade of Saints (opposite of Trick or Treat)

 

 

 

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR ATTRACTIONS

  • Giant Christmas Tree at Municipal Plaza, Christmas Lanterns/Lights, Belen, Panunuluyan, Fireworks Display