Masskara Festival 2017 Schedule of Activities

Masskara Festival 2017 Schedule of Activities

October is an important month for Bacolod City, because it is marks the beginning of the highly anticipated MassKara Festival season.

Drawing thousands of tourists every year, the “City of Smiles” goes out to the streets in colorful costumes, beautiful headdresses, and fancy masks to dance in revelry, celebrate local culture and creativity, and enjoy a fine good time with friends and strangers alike.

MassKara Festival 2017 Schedule of Activities

MassKara Festival lasts for almost a month and tourists wishing to take part have plenty of activities to look forward to, including a masked streetdance competition, musical events, food fairs, and a beauty pageant.

Below are the schedule of activities of the 2017 MassKara Festival:

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2017 6:00 PM Festival opening
 Carnival Sites Bacolod Public Plaza
 SM, BGC MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2017 7:00 PM Tanda! Sing Na, Dance Pa! Eliminations (ongoing until Oct.6) Bacolod Public Plaza 10AM-9PM UAP District C2 “World Day Architecture”
 Opening Ceremony & Exhibit (Ongoing until Oct.8) SM Mall Atrium & East Bridge TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017 3:00 PM Ms. LGBT Ambassadress Coronation BAYS Center THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017 10AM -9 PM Negros Occidental Garden Club Garden Show
 (on going until Nov.3) SM City North Transport Hub SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017 8AM-5PM Negros Grace Pharmacy Medical Mission BAYS Center 6:00 PM Unveiling: “Bayle sa MassKara” BGC Fountain Area 7:00 PM Tanda! 1st Weekly Finals Bacolod Public Plaza 9:00 PM MassKara Red Party BGC Grounds SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2017 7:00PM Tanda! Eliminations (ongoing until Oct.13) Bacolod Public Plaza 8AM-8PM Cong. Greg Gasataya MassKara League 2017:
 Inter-Barangay Officials Cultural & Sports Competition
 (on going until Oct.14) STI — WNU Gym 8:30AM-4PM PICD Worship & Sports Fest BAYS Center 5:00PM Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Religious Procession (Coronation at 6:00PM) Bacolod Public Plaza TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017 7:00PM Nights of Mardi Gras Bacolod Public Plaza TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017 7:00PM Nights of Mardi Gras Bacolod Public Plaza TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017 7:00PM Nights of Mardi Gras Bacolod Public Plaza TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017 4:00PM Grand Marian Procession San Sebastian Cathedral to Our Lady of Fatima Parish 6:00PM Kulay Pikata “6100 Jam 2nd Set Sakdag” STI — WNU Gym 7:00PM MassKara King Talent Competition BAYS Center 7:00PM SMB Night (on going until Oct.15) Public Plaza — San Juan St. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017 7:00PM Tanda! 2nd Weekly Finals Bacolod Public Plaza 8:00PM Pepsi Night BGC Grounds SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2017 5:15AM Run for R.I.C.O 2 Robinsons Place 8AM-9PM MassKara Titpon-tipon sa Forest Park Forest Park Resort 8AM-4PM Cong. Greg Gasataya MassKara League 2017:
 Inter-Barangay Officials Cultural & Sports Competition STI — WNU Gym 7:00PM Tanda! Eliminations (Ongoing until Oct.20) Bacolod Public Plaza 7:00PM MassKara King Coronation BAYS Center MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017 8AM-5PM PESO MassKara Job Fair BAYS Center 6:00PM VMA Global College & Training Centers, Inc.
 “MassKara Fashion Runway” BGC Lobby TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017 7:00PM MassKara Drumbeating Contest
 (Ongoing until Oct.19) Bacolod Public Plaza WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2017 7:00PM MassKara Drumbeating Contest
 (Ongoing until Oct.19) Bacolod Public Plaza THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017 6AM-5PM 8th MassKara Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament Neg.Occ. Golf & Country Club 6PM — 11PM Bacolod for Jesus
 (Ongoing until Oct. 21) BGC Grounds 7:00PM MassKara Queen Coronation Night La Proa Ballroom, L’Fisher Hotel 7:00PM MassKara Drumbeating Contest Bacolod Public Plaza 6PM-11PM Bacolod for Jesus (Ongoing until Oct. 21) BGC Grounds 7:00PM Sadya ang MassKara with Mayor Bing
 Nat’l Fireworks Display Competitions BGC Grounds FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017 6AM — 5PM 8th MassKara Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament Neg.Occ. Golf & Country Club 2PM — 6PM CPU-CA Volleyball BAYS Center 5:00PM Electric MassKara
 — Electric Zumba sa MassKara
 — Electric MassKara Performing Floats Competition
 — Street Parties Tourism Strip, Lacson St. 6:00PM Bombo Radyo Phil., Dance Showdown Comnpetition Bacolod Public Plaza 7:00PM Tanda! 3rd Weekly Finals Bacolod Public Plaza 7:00PM Sadya ang MassKara with Mayor Bing
 Nat’l Fireworks Display Competitions Bacolod Public Plaza SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017 6AM — 11 PM 8th MassKara Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament Neg.Occ. Golf & Country Club 8AM-5PM 2017 Pohang MassKara Badminton Invitational Pohang Badminton Center 3:00 PM Street Dance and Arena Competitions Bacolod Public Plaza 5:00PM Electric MassKara
 — Electric Zumba sa MassKara
 — Electric MassKara Performing Floats Competition
 — Street Parties Tourism Strip, Lacson St. 7:00 PM Tanda! Grand Finals Bacolod Public Plaza 7:00PM Sadya ang MassKara with Mayor Bing
 Nat’l Fireworks Display Competitions Tourism Strip, Lacson St. 7:00PM SMB Night feat. “Rocksteady” & “Gracenote” Public Plaza (San Juan St.) 8:00PM Pepsi Night Bacolod Public Plaza 9:00 PM Steeltech Night Bacolod Public Plaza SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2017 3:00 PM Street Dance and Arena Competitions Bacolod Public Plaza 5:00 PM Electric MassKara
 — Street Parties Tourism Strip, Lacson St. 7:00 PM Sadya ang MassKara with Mayor Bing
 Nat’l Fireworks Display Competitions BGC Grounds 8:00 PM San Miguel Night BGC Grounds and Public Plaza (San Juan St.)


Originally published at Bacolod Lifestyle and Travel Guide.