Pit Senyor! Ready to make your way to the city for the upcoming Sinulog? You better be, since it’s only a few days left before the event is celebrated at the heart of Cebu. Prepare to be mesmerized by the performers as they dance to the beat of drums, trumpets, and native gongs while wearing vibrantly colored costumes!
But before you head on and dive into the festivity, it’s worth knowing what things you need to expect this Sinulog weekend.
• January 13, 2023
4:00 AM – Walk with Mary (starting from Our Lady of Guadalupe Church)
5:30 AM – Traslacion: Cebu City to Mandaue City
9:00 AM – Grand Orientation for All Sinulog 2023 Contestants (at Cebu City Hall)
6:00 PM – Cultural Show at Fuente Osmeña
6:00 PM – Mayor’s Night
7:00 PM – Sinulog Festival Queen Coronation Night (at Cebu City Sports Center)
8:00 PM – SMB Night at Fuente Osmeña
8:00 PM – Mr. DIY Night at Place Independencia
• January 14, 2023
6:00 AM – Fluvial Parade at CCLEX Bridge
9:00 AM – Reenactment of the Planting of the Cross, First Mass, Baptism, & Wedding at the Basilica del Santo Niño
2:00 PM – Solemn Foot Procession (starts at the Basilica del Santo Niño)
8:00 PM – Coke Studio Night at Plaza Independencia
• January 15, 2023
4:00 AM – Mañanita Mass at the Basilica del Santo Niño
5:00 AM – Pontifical Mass by his presence, Most Rev. Jose S. Palma, at the Basilica del Santo Niño
8:00 AM – Sinulog Fiesta Day Holy Mass Celebration at City di Mare-SRP
9:00 AM – Sinulog 2023 Grand Parade at City di Mare-SRP
7:00 PM – Sinulog Grand Finale & Grand Fireworks at City di Mare-SRP
You should not also miss these following concerts when going for the Sinulog weekend!
• CARELESS’ WAVY BABY MUSIC FESTIVAL
The Careless Music Festival, or Wavy Baby Music Festival, will take place on January 13 and 14, 2023, at Mandaue City’s North Reclamation Area. SUMNI, PINK SWEAT$, The Rose, Destiny Rogers, bagraiders, DJ Yultron, James Reid, SOS, August Wahh, Ben&Ben, December Avenue, Lesha, Urbandub, Franco, Massiah, The Sundown, and more artists will be included in the first edition.
When: January 13-14, 2023
Who: Sunmi, Pink Sweat$, The Rose, Destiny Rogers, Bag Raiders, DJ Yultron, Ben&Ben, December Avenue, Franco, A-Team, Issa, SOS, August Wahh, Lesha, Jolianne, Massiah, The Sundown, Mandaue Nights, Sepiatimes, Three Legged Men, Wonggoys
Where: Marreco Lot, North Reclamation Area, Mandaue City
- Gen. Ad – ₱4,260 (2-days pass), ₱2,770 (1-day pass)
- VIP – ₱8,510 (2-days pass), ₱5,540 (1-day pass)
- VVIP – ₱80,000 (2-day pass, table for 6 pax)
Where to Book: www.wavybabyfest.com
Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/CarelessMusicOfficial
• VERVE SINULOG FESTIVAL
The Verve Sinulog Festival was supposed to take place on January 7 but was moved to January 13 because it had to give way to another event. However, what makes it different from other festivals is that it includes a one (1) year Accidental Insurance insurance from InLife with the festival tickets, making it the “safest music festival in the country.” That is one worry-free way to have fun!
When: January 13, 2023
Who: Ace Banzuelo, John Roa, Cookie$, Range; Wonggoys, Oh! Caraga, Flirt, DJs Victor Jao, Via Chan, Toffi Jamiro, and Renzo. The event will also feature one of the Top 100 DJ’S in the world – Will Sparks together with the Australian DJ Brooklyn as the supporting artist.
Where: Southwestern PHINMA, Cebu City
- Gen. Ad – ₱1,000
- VIP – ₱2,000
- SVIP – ₱3,500
- Gen. Ad – ₱500
- VIP – ₱1,000
- SVIP – ₱2,500
Where to Book: www.SMtickets.com, www.TicketNation.com
Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/vervemusicfestival/
• SMF: SINULOG MUSIC FESTIVAL
The Sinulog Music Festival, a three-day extravaganza with a Woodstock theme, will take place from January 13–15, 2023. A 10-hour music dance will follow a 40-hour marathon of music spanning a variety of genres and musicians. After a two-year pause due to the epidemic, it seeks to revive Sinulog in the Cebuano style.
When: January 13-15, 2023
Who: Gloc-9, Quino, Shanti Dope, Chocolate Factory, Roots of Mine, Tubero, The Farmer, Kadangyan, Kate Jagdon, Ron Poe, Luane, Winston Lee, Ed Delarmente, Charlz, Juan Pablo, Lovely Alivio, Dane Paden, Louie Nebria, Gudavibes, MC Lemuel, Mak G, AJ Laranas, Island Boys, and performances from local bands and artists with live sets from DJs/MCs.
Where: SRP Grounds, Cebu City
– Jan 13-14 Tickets –
- VIP – ₱2,100
- Gen. Ad – ₱1,100
– Jan 15 Tickets –
- VIP – ₱550
- Gen. Ad – ₱350
Where to Book: https://sinulogmusicfestival.com/#tickets
Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/sinulogmusicfestivalintl