Experience Events and Festivals


Ilocos Norte doesn’t fall short of cultural events. Get an open house tour of the Capitol every February 2 during the province’s foundation anniversary; experience local mardi gras, the Guling-Guling Festival, in Paoay before Ash Wednesday; witness beautiful processions and desert parties every May during the La Milagrosa Fiesta; celebrate Pres. Marcos’ day every September; get startled with the local ghost festival, Semana ti Ar-aria every October; and witness the largest cultural event in the Northern Philippines, the Tan-ok ni Ilocano Festival of Festival every November.