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SINULOG 2017: Schedule of Activities, Grand Parade & Procession Route Guide

The Sinulog 2017 season has officially started! The Grand Sinulog Festival which caps the festivities happens on January 15.

This year’s Sinulog festival focuses on the theme: STO NIÑO: Source of Communion, Protector of Creation.” Cebuanos are known to be fervent followers of the child Jesus and we celebrate the grand Sinulog Festival to honor the Señor Sto. Niño.

If you’re heading to Cebu this weekend to witness the 2017 Sinulog Festival’s highlights and spectacles, here are some information to guide you on your visit:


December 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017
Sinulog Street Fair, Osmeña Blvd.

December 30, 2016 Sinulog Fun Run

January 5, 2017 (Thursday) Opening Salvo: Walk with Jesus
4:00 A.M. Assembly Time (Area) Fuente Osmeña
4:30 A.M. Start of Walk-Fuente Osmeña Blvd. – Basilica del Sto. Niño
5:30 A.M. Installation of Hermano & Hermana Mayores 2017

January 6, 2017 (Friday) Sinulog 2017 Kick Off
10:00A.M. Sinulog Trade Fair @ SM City Cebu by Department of Trade and Industry
2:00 P.M. Solemn Mass (Basilica del Santo Niño)
3:00 P.M. Launching Parade (Basilica Del Santo Niño to CCSC)
5:30 P.M. Novena mass
7:00 P.M. Opening and Launching Program, Fuente Osmeña

January 7, 2017 (Saturday) Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan
1:00 P.M. Parade of Participants (Capitol to CCSC)
2:00 P.M. Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan at CCSC
5:30 P.M. Novena mass
7:00 P.M. Ms. Cebu 2017 Pre Pageant Night @ Ayala Activity Center
10:00 P.M. Concert @ the Fuente Osmeña, Party Bands

January 8, 2017 (Sunday) Sinulo sa Kabataan sa Dakbayan
3:00 A.M. Cebu City 2017 Marathon
1:00 P.M. Parade of Participants, Plaza Independencia to Cebu City Sports Center
2:00 P.M. Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Dakbayan @ Cebu City Sports Center
5:30 P.M. Novena Mass
9:00 P.M. Concert @ the Fuente Osmeña, Street Party Bands

January 9, 2017 (Monday)
5:30 P.M. Novena Mass
9:00 P.M. Concert @ the Fuente Osmeña, Street Party Bands

January 10, 2017 (Tuesday)
5:30 P.M. Novena Mass
9:00 P.M. Concert @ the Fuente Osmeña, Street Party Bands

Sinulog 2017

January 11, 2017 (Wednesday)
9:00 A.M. Airport Welcome (Balikbayan Flights)
5:30 P.M. Novena Mass
7:00 P.M. Ms. Cebu 2017 Coronation Night @ Waterfront Hotel Cebu City
8:00 P.M. Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña)
9:00 P.M. Concert @ the Fuente Osmeña, Street Party Bands

January 12, 2017 (Thursday)
9:00 A.M. Airport Welcome (Balikbayan Flights)
6:00 P.M. Balik Cebu Welcome Party @ Ayala Activity Center
6:30 P.M. Sinulog Festival Queen Runway Competition and Photoshoot
8:00 P.M. Handumanan @ Ayala Terraces
8:00 P.M. Sinulog 2016 Idol Grand Finals @ the Fuente Osmeña
9:00 P.M. Concert @ the Fuente Osmeña, Street Party Bands

January 13, 2017 (Friday) Visual Merchandising Contest (Dept. Stores and Malls)
4:00 A.M. Walk with Mary (Area) Fuente Osmeña – Sto. Niño
9:00 A.M. Solidarity Meeting (All Competing Contingent/Floats/Higante/Puppeteers) @ Cebu City Sports Center Gym
6:00 P.M. Sinulog 2016 Dance Crew Finals @ Cebu City Sports Center
7:30 P.M. Sinulog Festival Queen 2016 Coronation Night @ Cebu City Sports Center
8:00 P.M. Cebu Popular Music Festival @ Cebu Coliseum

January 14, 2017 (Saturday)
6:00 A.M. Fluvial Procession of the Miraculous Image of the Sto. Niño
9:00 A.M. Re-enactment of the Baptism of Queen Juana and Rajah Humabon Basilica del Santo Niño
12:00 P.M. 12th “The Street Vibration & Big Bike Rally 2017” by V-max Owner’s Group, Inc. Cebu Chapter
2:00 P.M. Solemn Procession of the Miraculous Image of Sto. Niño
7:00 P.M. Sinulog Fireworks Competition @ SM City Cebu
7:00 P.M. Street Party @ Fuente Osmeña and Plaza Independencia

January 15, 2017 (Sunday) Sinulog Grand Parade
4:00 A.M. Mañanita Mass at Basilica del Sto. Niño
6:00 A.M. Pontifical Mass
8:00 A.M. Holy Mass at Cebu City Sports Center
9:00 A.M. Sinulog Grand Parade Carousel Kick-Off
7:00 P.M. Grand Finale and Grand Fireworks at CCSC
9:00 P.M. Pyrospectacular Show (Pyromusical Show at SM City Cebu)
5:00 P.M. – 2:00 A.M. Sinulog DJ Mixing Grand Finals Night at Fuente Osmeña Circle
12:00 MN Sinulog Fireworks at SRP (South Road Properties)

January 16, 2017 (Monday) Awarding Ceremonies @ Cebu City Sports Center

January 20, 2017 (Friday) “HUBO”

January 31, 2017 (Tuesday)  Judging Sinulog 2017 Photo Contest

February 1, 2017 (Wednesday) Short Film / Video Documentary and Music Video Contest Jugding

February 4, 2017 (Saturday)
1:00 P.M. Screening of Finalists Sinulog Short Film Festival @ SM City Cebu
6:00 P.M. Awarding Ceremonies Photo Contest, Short Film and Video Documentary Contest @ SM City Cebu

February 4, 2017 – February 13, 2017
Photo Exhibit “Winning Photos Sinulog 2017″ @ SM City Cebu

NOTE: OFFICIAL SCHEDULE of EVENTS from Sinulog Foundation, Inc.’s Official Release. Schedule may change without prior notice.

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1. Street performers’ assembly area along Imus Road.
2. Parade will start at 9:00am at General Maxilom Avenue (Carreta Cemetery) and will pass along Mango Avenue, Fuente Osmeña Circle, Osmeña Boulevard, and concludes at Cebu City Sports Complex for the Ritual Presentation.
3.  Don’t miss the grand fireworks! 😉

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Should you wish to catch the contingents’ performance at the Cebu City Sports Complex, see below the ticket prices:

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Fiesta Señor Solemn Procession happening on January 14. The procession starts at 2:00PM.

For more information, you can visit the Sinulog Foundation Inc.’s website –
Official Sinulog Foundation Facebook Page
Twitter: @OfficialSinulog
Contact number: (63.32) 253-3700
Email :

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See you in the streets! VIVA PIT SEÑOR!!

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