Three things to catch at the Peñafrancia Festival 2017

Catch the colorful Voyadores Festival

Catch the colorful Voyadores Festival

Civic Parade and Float Competition

Where: Panganiban Drive to Plaza Quezon
When: September 14; 7am

Ready your cameras — flamboyant floats carrying local personalities, including Miss Bicolandia beauties, and celebrity guests will ply the route from Panganiban Drive to Plaza Quezon.

Voyadores Festival

Where: Naga Metropolitan Cathedral to Plaza Quezon
When: September 14; 1pm

Watch local groups reenact the transfer of the image of Ina from the Basilica to the Naga Cathedral through street dance presentations. A firework display follows so make sure to stay.

Fluvial Procession

Where: From Naga Metropolitan Cathedral to Peñafrancia Basilica via Naga River
When: September 16; 12nn

The novena culminates on this day with a fluvial procession that will bring back the image of the Mother Patron to her shrine. Thousands of devotees and pilgrims come to the city for this event. Find a safe spot along the river and witness how Bicolanos and visiting devotees pay homage to their beloved patroness.

Written by

Mavic Conde

Photographed by

Dan Michael Baraquiel

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