Cebu Sinulog 2019 Activies and Events

OFFICIAL Cebu Sinulog 2019 Schedule of Events & Activities

One beat. One dance. One vision. Welcome to one of the GRANDEST FESTIVALS in the Philippines — Cebu’s Sinulog Festival!

Cebu Sinulog Grand Parade is celebrated every 3rd Sunday of January — that is January 20, 2019 for the new year. At the center of it all is the full-day procession, specifically the vibrant parade and performances from participants all around the globe.

Other attractions during the month-long celebration of Sinulog are street parties, week-long concerts and variety shows at Plaza Independencia and Fuente Osmeña Circle, the annual Sinulog Idol and Sugbuanong Musika, dance competition, and a lot more exciting activities held before and after the main event.

Really, there’s a lot of activities during the grandest festival in the Queen City of the South. This is your ultimate guide Cebu Sinulog 2019.

Pre-Sinulog Kick-off Activities

  • January 1-31, 2019 – Sinulog Street Fair at Osmeña Boulevard
  • January 1-21, 2019 – Sinulog Nightly Acitivies at Plaza Independencia & Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • January 9-19, 2019 – Balik Cebu Booth at Level 1, Ayala Center Cebu
  • January 9-20, 2019 – Sto. Niño Exhibit at Level 1, Ayala Center Cebu
  • January 13-20, 2019 – Fiesta at the Park 2019 at Cebu Business Park

SINULOG WEEK ACTIVITIES

January 10, 2019 (Thursday) – Walk with Jesus, Opening Salvo
  • 3:30AM – Assembly at Fuente Osmeña (Fuente Osmeña – Basilica Minore Del Santo Niño)
  • 4:00AM – Start of walk from Fuente Osmeña to Basilica Minore Del Santo Niño
  • 5:30AM – Installation of Hermano & Hermana Mayores 2019
  • 3:00PM – Sinulog Trade Fair at SM City Cebu by DTI
  • 7:00PM – GMA-7 / DYSS Variety Show at Plaza Independencia
January 11, 2019 (Friday) – Sinulog 2019 Kick Off
  • 2:30PM – Solemn Mass at Basilica Del Santo Niño – Opening Salvo Sinulog 2019
  • 3:30PM – Assembly time for the Sinulog 2019 Launching Parade (Plaza Independencia to Cebu City Sports Center)
  • 5:00PM – Sinulog 2019 Grand Launching at Cebu City Sports Center
  • 7:00PM – Opening: Sugbuanong Musika at Fuente Osmeña Circle | Sinulog Idol Launching at Plaza Independencia
  • 8:30PM – PNP Combo @ Fuente Osmeña Circle
January 12, 2019 (Saturday) – Sinulog sa Lalawigan
  • 1:00PM – Parade of Participants (Capitol Grounds to Cebu City Sports Center)
  • 2:00PM – Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan at Cebu City Sports Center
  • 6:00PM – Cultural Show at Fuente Osmeña Circle by Department of Education – Cebu Province
  • 6:30PM – Variety Show at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 7:00PM – Sugbuanong Musika Elimination at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 7:00PM – Sinulog Idol Elimination Day 1 at Plaza Independencia
  • 8:30PM – Hiphop Dance Competition with Variety Show at Plaza Independencia
January 13, 2019 (Sunday) – Sinulog sa Barangay
  • 10:00AM – Parade of Participants (Plaza Independencia to Cebu City Sports Center)
  • 1:00PM – Sinulog sa Barangay at Cebu City Sports Center
  • 6:00PM – Cultural Show at Fuente Osmeña Circle by UV & Mandaue City Science High School
  • 6:30PM – Variety Show at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 7:00PM – Sugbuanong Musika Elimination at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 7:00PM – Sinulog Idol Elimination Day 2 at Plaza Independencia
  • 8:30PM – PAL Night Concert at Plaza Independencia
January 14, 2019 (Monday)
  • 6:00PM – Cultural Show at Fuente Osmeña Circle by USPF & CIT University
  • 6:30PM – Variety Show at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 7:00PM – Sugbuanong Musika Elimination at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 7:00PM – Sinulog Idol Elimination Day 3 at Plaza Independencia
  • 8:30PM – CCTN Night at Plaza Independencia
January 15, 2019 (Tuesday)
  • 6:00PM – Cultural Show at Fuente Osmeña Circle by CTU Danao & USJR
  • 6:30PM – Variety Show at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 7:00PM – Sugbuanong Musika Elimination at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 7:00PM – Sinulog Idol Elimination Day 4 at Plaza Independencia
January 16, 2019 (Wednesday)
  • 6:00PM – Cultural Show at Fuente Osmeña Circle by DepEd Cebu City & UC
  • 6:30PM – Variety Show at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 7:00PM – Sinulog 2019 Festival Queen: Presentation of Candidates at SM Seaside City Cebu
  • 7:00PM – Sugbuanong Musika Elimination at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 7:00PM – Sinulog Idol Elimination Day 4 at Plaza Independencia
  • 8:30PM – Cignal Night at Plaza Independencia
January 17, 2019 (Thursday)
  • 5:00PM – Sinulog Festival Queen 2019: Runway Competition at SM City Cebu Northwing Atrium
  • 6:00PM – Balik Cebu Dinner at The Terraces, Ayala Center Cebu
  • 6:00PM – Cultural Show at Fuente Osmeña Circle by USC & SIT
  • 6:30PM – Variety Show at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 7:00PM – Sinulog Idol 2019 Grand Finals at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 8:30PM – SMB Night at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 8:30PM – SKY Night at Plaza Independencia
January 18, 2019 (Friday)
  • 4:00AM – Walk with Mary (Our Lady of Guadalupe Church – Fuente Osmeña – Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño)
  • 7:00AM – Translacion. Walk with Mary. Cebu City to National Shrine of St. Joseph Mandaue.
  • 4:00PM – Opening of Devotee City at Companya Maritima
  • 5:00PM – Sinulog 2019 Festival Queen Coronation Night at Cebu City Sports Center
  • 6:00PM – Cultural Show at Fuente Osmeña Circle by Mandaue City School for the Arts
  • 8:30PM – Coke Studio Night at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 8:30PM – SUN Night at Plaza Independencia
January 19, 2019 (Saturday)
  • 2:00AM – Mass at National Shrine of St. Joseph
  • 3:00AM – Mandaue-Lapu-Lapu Traslacion
  • 6:00AM – Fluvial Procession of the Miraculous Image of the Santo Niño (NAVFORCEN Lapu-Lapu to Pier 1)
  • 9:00AM – Re-enactment of the Baptism of Queen Juana & Rajah Humabon at Basilica Del Santo Niño
  • 1:00PM – Solemn Procession of the Miraculous Image of the Santo Niño
  • 6:00PM – Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival (Korean Cultural Dance) at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 7:00PM – Battle of the Best Pyro Competition (Fireworks Display) at SM City Cebu
  • 8:30PM – Sugbuanong Musika Grand Finals at Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 8:30PM – IPI Night at Plaza Independencia
January 20, 2019 (Sunday) – Sinulog Grand Parade
  • 4:00AM – Mañanita Mass at Basilica Del Santo Niño
  • 6:00AM – Pontifical Mass at Basilica Del Santo Niño
  • 6:30AM – Holy Mass at Cebu City Sports Center
  • 9:00AM – Sinulog 2019 Grand Parade Kick Off at Cebu City Sports Center
  • 5:00PM – Sinulog 2019 Grand Finale at Cebu City Sports Center
  • 7:00PM – Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival (Korean Cultural Dance) at Plaza Independencia
  • 7:00PM – Pyro Musical Show (Fireworks Display) at SM City Cebu
  • 8:00PM – Extraordinary Pyro Magic in the Sky (Fireworks Display) at SM Seaside City Cebu
  • 9:00PM – Festival of Lights – Grand Fireworks Display at Cebu Business Park

POST-SINULOG ACTIVITIES

  • January 21, 2019 (Monday) – Awarding Ceremonies, 1:00PM at Cebu City Sports Center
  • January 25, 2019 (Friday) – “HUBO Mass”, 4:00PM at Basilica Minore del Sto.Niño
  • January 28-29, 2019 – Judging Sinulog 2019 Short Film, Documentation and Music Video Contest
  • January 29, 2019 (Tuesday) – Judging Sinulog 2019 Photo Contest
  • February 2, 2019 (Saturday) – Awarding: Sinulog Photo Contest & Short Film Contest at SM Seaside City Cebu
  • February 2-11, 2019 – Photo Exhibit of Sinulog 2019 Winning Photos at SM Seaside City Cebu

Where to buy Sinulog 2019 tickets?

There are activities that will require you to purchase a ticket.

Ticket Outlets
  • Online: https://sinulog.ph/shop/
  • Cebu City Sports Center
  • Ayala Center Cebu, Balik Cebu Booth, Level 1 (across Concierge Desk near Guess)
  • Robinsons Galleria Cebu, Concierge Desk, level 1
  • For inquiries or bulk reservations, please email [email protected] or call 0998-793-9018.


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3 comments

  1. Ooops. Sorry! I correct what i said! I was thinking for the year 2020!;-)

  2. Thank you for this one.

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