Experience Events and Festivals


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