Here is everything you need to know about Misa de Gallo, a Christmas tradition consisting of a nine-day novena mass leading up to Christmas Day.

Misa de Gallo: An Iconic Filipino Christmas Tradition

At dawn, churches are packed with Filipinos taking part in the Misa de Gallo. As one of the world’s biggest Catholic populations, the Philippines has several traditions that are religious in nature.  One of which is the Misa de Gallo, where Filipinos attend a nine-day novena mass starting from December 16 to 24. These masses are held at dawn, with

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Cebu during the Christmas season

What It’s Like Celebrating Christmas in Cebu

Here’s how you can make the most of celebrating Christmas in Cebu! The days are getting longer and the air is getting colder. You hear the famous Jose Mari Chan song almost everywhere you go. People are busy making their wishlists. That’s when you know that the most wonderful time of the year has come – the Christmas season! Most

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Drone shot of the Mandaue City Heritage Park

How Mandaue City Celebrated the Christmas Season in 2022

Mandaue City residents flocked to the Heritage Park to enjoy the dazzling Christmas setup. The yuletide season was in full swing at Mandaue City in 2022. Hundreds of Mandauehanons and neighboring Cebuanos flocked to the city’s heritage park to experience the nightlife during the Christmas season.  Visitors walked around and marveled at the mesmerizing setups, while others enjoyed the different

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Drone shot of the Fuente Osmeña Circle with the Pasko sa Fuente open

Pasko sa Fuente Is Back after a Two-Year Hiatus

Cebuanos look forward to enjoying the festivities at the Pasko sa Fuente. Cebuanos can relive the fun and excitement at the Pasko sa Fuente, as it finally opens to the public after a two-year hiatus – particularly since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. For years, Cebuanos visited the Fuente Osmeña Circle to witness and take part in the festivities.

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The Festival of Lights at the Ayala Center Cebu

Ayala Festival of Lights Ignites Cebuano Christmas Cheer

The Festival of Lights is a mesmerizing light show that mall goers can enjoy at night. Many of Cebu’s tourist spots never fail to show off their stunning displays and decorations when celebrating the Christmas season. Their setups can vary from giant Christmas trees to North Pole-inspired mazes you can walk around in. Light shows are another special event to

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Christmas Season Decorations at the Robinsons Galleria

Things to See and Do in Cebu during the Christmas Season

Discover why Filipinos love celebrating the Christmas season. The Philippines is known to have the longest celebration of the Christmas season. The festivities and holiday cheer can start as early as September and last until the first week of January.  Dozens of businesses sell ornaments and Christmas tree decorations around this time, while carollers go from house to house in

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