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September is Time to Party in Dumaguete

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Belle Piccio | Sep 05, 2018

September is Time to Party in Dumaguete
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Dumaguete’s 10-day festivity is filled with different, colorful and fun-filled activities. The festival is held to celebrate the fellowship that Dumagueteños has been extending to peoples throughout the decades.

The festival features the town’s industry and creativity through handicrafts, local food, music, traditional games, presentations and many more. The main highlight of the revelry is the street dance competition and showdown on September 22, 2018 at 2:00pm.

Sandurot Festival 2017; image by Dumaguete.com

Here the schedule for the 2018 Sandurot Festival. *Note: Schedule may subject to change without prior notice.

September 14, Friday

  • 6:00pm - Belltower Light Up (up to September 23)
  • 5:00pm-12:00mn - Duma Comida Food & Music (Rizal Boulevard)

September 15, Saturday

  • 5:00pm-12:00mn - Duma Comida Food & Music (Rizal Boulevard)
  • 6:00pm-7:30pm - Panggas: Sowing the Bounties of the Arts Through Community Empowerment (Pantawan, Rizal Blvd)
  • 6:00pm-12:00mn - Belltower Proj. Concert Original Dumaguete Music (Pantawan, Rizal Blvd)
  • 7:00pm-12:00mn - Bayle sa Plaza Ballroom Dancing (M.L. Quezon Park)

September 16, Sunday

  • 5:30am - Sandurot Half Marathon (M.L. Quezon Park)
  • 5:00pm-12:00mn - Duma Comida Food & Music (Rizal Boulevard)
Sandurot Festival 2017; image by Dumaguete.com

September 19-20, Wednesday-Thursday

  • 9:00am-9:00pm - 6200 Pop-up Arts & Crafts Fair (The Market Place)

September 21, Friday

  • 9:00am-9:00pm - 6200 Pop-up Arts & Crafts Fair (The Market Place)
  • 5:00pm-12:00mn - Duma Comida Food & Music (Rizal Boulevard)
  • 6:00pm-12:00mn - Belltower Proj. Concert Original Dumaguete Music (Pantawan, Rizal Blvd)

September 22, Saturday

  • 2:00pm - Sandurot Paghimamat (Rizal Boulevard)
  • 3:30pm - Sandurot Pasundayag Street Dance (City Streets)
  • 5:30pm - Sandurot Pasigarbo Showdown (M.L. Quezon Park)
  • 9:00am-9:00pm - 6200 Pop-up Arts & Crafts Fair (The Market Place)
  • 5:00pm-12:00mn - Duma Comida Food & Music (Rizal Boulevard)
  • 6:00pm-12:00mn - Belltower Proj. Concert Original Dumaguete Music (Pantawan, Rizal Blvd)
  • 9:00pm-11:30pm - Unity Dance Concert Hip-Hop Dance Concert (M.L. Quezon Park)

September 23, Sunday

  • 2:00pm - Dulang Pinoy Traditional Filipino Games (M.L. Quezon Park)
  • 9:00am-9:00pm - 6200 Pop-up Arts & Crafts Fair (The Market Place)
  • 5:00pm - Duma-Ginhawa Run For Clean Air (M.L. Quezon Park)
  • 5:00pm-12:00mn - Duma Comida Food & Music (Rizal Boulevard)
  • 7:30pm-10:00pm - Awarding of Mugna 2018 Music Videos of Original Dumaguete Music (Pantawan, Rizal Blvd)
Sandurot Festival 2017; image by Dumaguete.com

For inquiries about the Sandurot Festival, contact Dumaguete City Tourism Office at (035) 422-9409.


How to Get There

From Manila, you can fly to Dumaguete (estimated cost of Php4,000++, round trip, one hour and 15 minutes).

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