Cebu Sinulog 2013 Festival Schedule of Events and Activities


January is the month of one of the most much awaited festivals in the Philippines, the Sinulog Festival in Cebu. This festival is held in honor of the Sto. Nino, the patron of the whole province of Cebu.

Every year,millions of tourists and devotees gather at the Queen City of the South to pay their respects to the Sto. Nino and to witness one of the most colorful parades in the country. Some of the top events to see during the Sinulog Festival are the Solemn Mass at the Basilica Minore del Sto. Nino, the Fluvial Parade, Sinulog Festival Queen, different concerst and fireworks displays.

Sinulog Grand Parade: Street Dancing Competition

Sinulog Street Dancing Competition

For those who want to participate in the upcoming Sinulog 2013, Piso Fare Info is proud to present to you the calendar of events and activities together with their respective venues for the Sinulog Festival 2013 in Cebu City.

Sinulog 2013 List Dates of Activities and Venues

December 01, 2012 up to January 31, 2013

  •  Sinulog Street Fair at Osmeña Blvd.

December 15, 2012  up to January 26, 2013

  • 3:30 PM The Sinulog 2012 Winning Photo Exibit will be displayed at the 3rd Level SM City Cebu

December 30, 2012 (Sunday) is the date for the Sinulog 2013 Fun Run

  • 7:00 A.M Elimination of Sinulog Dance Crew and Musicfest, Cebu City Sports Center

January 5, 2013 (Saturday)

  • 9:00 A.M Elimination of Sinulog Choral Competition (Cebu City Sports Center)

January 6-30, 2013 3rd Sinulog Softball Cup in cooperation with Cebu City Sports Commission

January 10, 2013 (Thursday) Opening Salvo: Walk with Jesus

  • 4:00 A.M Assembly Time (Area) Fuente Osmeña
  • 4:30 A.M Start of Walk-Fuente Osmeña Blvd., Basilica del Sto. Niño
  • 5:30 AM Installation of Hermano & Hermana Mayores 20113

January 11, 2013 (Friday) Sinulog 2013 Kick Off

January 11-21, 2013 Sinulog Fiesta (OTOP FAIR) SM Cebu Atrium featuring different local products

  • 10:00 AM Launching for Balik Cebu Booth at Ayala Activity Center
  • 2:30 PM Solemn Mass (Basilica del Sto. Niño)
  • 3:00 PM Launching Parade (Basilica del Sto. Niño to Cebu City Sports Center)
  • 7:00 PM Opening and Launching Program, Fuente Osmeña
  • 8:00 PM Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
  • 9:00 PM Street Party Bands

January 12, 2013 (Saturday) Sinulog sa Kabataan – Lalawigan

  • 1:00 PM Parade of Participants, Capitol Site to Cebu City Sports Center
  • 2:00 PM Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan, Cebu City Sports Center
  • 6:30 PM Cultural Show by the Dept. Of Education RO VII (Fuente Osmeña)
  • 8:00 PM Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
  • 9:00 PM Concert @ the Fuente Osmeña, Street Party Bands

January 13, 2013 (Sunday) Sinulog sa Kabataan – Dakbayan

  • 4:00 AM Cebu City 2013 Marathon
  • 1:00 PM Parade of Participants at the Plaza Independencia going to Cebu City Sports Center
  • 2:00 PM Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Dakbayan (Cebu City Sports Center)
  • 6:30 PM Cultural Show in Fuente Osmeña by University of San Carlos
  • 7:00 PM Ms. Cebu 2013 Presentation at the Ayala Acitivity Center
  • 8:00 PM Sinulog Idol to be held at the Fuente Osmeña Circle
  • 9:00 PM Concert at the Fuente Circle featuring different show bands

January 14, 2013 (Monday)

  • 8:00 AM Balik Cebu Airport Welcome at the Mactan International Airport
  • 6:30 PM Cultural Show (Fuente Osmeña) University of Cebu & University of the Visayas
  • 8:00 PM Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
  • 9:00 PM Concert at the Fuente Circle by various Cebu Street Party Bands

January 15, 2013 (Tuesday)

  • 6:30 PM Cultural show at the Fuente Osmeña Circle courtesy of the Southwestern University, University of San Jose –Recoletos, Cebu Technological University, University of Southern Philippines Foundation
  • 8:00 PM Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
  • 9:00 PM Concert at the Fuente Circle

January 16, 2013 (Wednesday)

  • 9:00 AM Airport Welcome (Balikbayan Flights) at the Mactan Internaional Airport
  • 6:30 PM Cultural Shows (Fuente Osmeña) Department of Education, Cebu City Division
  • 7:00 PM Ms. Cebu 2013 Coronation Night, Waterfront Lahug Hotel
  • 8:00 PM Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
  • 9:00 PM Street Concert at the Fuente Circle

January 17, 2013 (Thursday)

  • 5:00 PM Balik Cebu Airport Welcome
  • 6:00 AM Ronda Pilipinas
  • 6:30 PM Cultural Shows (Fuente Osmeña) Salazar College of Science, Institute of Technology, Asian College of Technology, Cebu Institute of Technology University, Saint Paul College Foundation, Inc.
  • Sinulog Festival Queen Runway Competition and Photoshoot at SM City Cebu
  • 6:00 PM Balik Cebu, Welcome Party at Ayala Center Cebu
  • 8:00 PM Sinulog Idol Grand Finals(Fuente Osmeña Circle)
  • 8:00 PM Handumanan at the  Ayala Terraces
  • 9:00 PM Concert at the Fuente Osmeña  featuring different bands

January 18, 2013 (Friday) Visual Merchandising Contest (Dept. Stores and Malls)

  • 4:00 AM Walk with Mary (Area) Fuente Osmeña-Sto. Niño
  • 6:00 AM Ronda Pilipinas
  • 9:00 AM Solidarity Meeting (All Competing Contingent /Floats / Higante / Puppteers) at Cebu City Sports Center Gym
  • 6:00 PM Sinulog Dance Crew and Musicfest Grand Finals, Cebu City Sports Center
  • 7:00 PM Sinulog MusicFest Finals at Cebu City Sports Center
  • 7:30 PM Sinulog Festival Queen 2013, Cebu City Sports Center
  • 8:00 PM Cebu Popular Music Festival, Cebu Coliseum

January 19, 2013 (Saturday)

  • 6:00 AM Fluvial Procession of the Miraculous Image of Sto. Niño
  • 9:00 AM Re-enactment of the Baptism of Queen Juana and Rajah Humabon Basilica del Sto.Niño
  • 9th “THE STREET VIBRATION & BIG BIKE RALLY 2013, by V-max owners Group Inc.,
  • Cebu Chapter
  • 2:00 PM Solemn Procession of the Miraculous Image of Sto. Niño
  • 7:00 PM Sinulog Fireworks Competition at SM City Cebu
  • 7:00 PM Street party @ Fuente Osmeña and Plaza Independencia
  • 8:00 PM Kasadya Nite Mardi Gras at Ayala Center Cebu

Sinulog Festival Fluvial Procession

Sinulog Fluvial Parade

January 20, 2013 (Sunday) SINULOG GRAND PARADE

  • 4:00 AM Mañanita Mass @Basilica del Sto. Niño
  • 6:00 AM Pontifical mass with His Eminence Ricardo J. Cardinal Vidal
  • 8:00 AM Holy Mass at Cebu City Sports Center
  • 9:00 AM Sinulog Grand Parade Carousel Kick Off
  • 7:00 PM Grand Finale and Grand Fireworks, Cebu City Sports Center
  • 8:00 PM Street Party at Fuente Osmeña


January 21, 2013 (Monday)
1:00 PM Awarding Ceremonies, Cebu City Sports Center

January 24, 2013

  • 7:00 PM Sinulog Choral Competition Finals at Basilica del Sto. Niño Pilgrim Center

January 25, 2013 (Friday) “HUBO”

  • 4:00 AM “HUBO Mass” Ritual @ Basilica del Sto. Niño

January 25-27, 2013

  • 1st Sinulog Beach Volleyball Competition at Fort San Pedro in cooperation with Philippine Sports Commission and Cebu City Sports Commission

February 3, 2013 (Saturday)

  • 1:00 PM Screening of Finaslists Short Film/Video Documentary Contest at SM City Cebu Cinema
  • Sinulog 2013 Photo Contest Winners Exhibits
  • 6:00 PM Awarding Ceremonies Photo Contest Short Film/Video Documentary & Sinulat Awards
  • Contest at SM City Cebu

Febuary 3-10, 2013

  • Photo Exhibits of the Sinulog 2013 Winning Photos Sinulog to be displayed at SM City Cebu

Hope you’ve already booked your promo tickets for Sinulog 2013 for surely this will be one of the best Sinulog Festival ever. There are so much to do and see in this festival so better look for cheap airline tickets bound for Cebu for these dates and witness how the people here observe their religious traditions as well as how they throw a very great party.

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