Naga City is all set for the Peñafrancia Festival. Joining the festivities? Here are three things you must not miss
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.
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.
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.