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39 things to do during MassKara Festival

AS THE Bacolod City celebrates the 39th MassKara Festival this year, we listed the things you can do during the festivity because there's more to food, street parties, music, and people.

Here are the 39 things you can do to enjoy the colorful festival this year in the City of Smiles:

1. Wearing of colorful and uniquely-made masks

2. Get a taste of the enticing Bacolod's famous chicken inasal at the kiosks around the public plaza or the Manokan Country

3. Try the enthralling rides (e.g. Ferris wheel, carousel, octopus ride, and horror train, among others) at the carnival site near the Pope John Paul II Tower at the Reclamation Area

4. Experience the MassKara Red Party at the Lacson Tourism Strip

5. Get fascinated with Electric MassKara

6. Witness the spectacular National Fireworks Display Competition

7. Watch the lively choreography and creative costumes during the school and barangay category of MassKara Street Dance and Arena Competition

8. Enjoy the street parties with friends

9. Listen to live concerts and bands

10. Get a glimpse of the Nights of Mardi Gras

11. Feed Koi fishes at the fountain area of the Bacolod Government Center

12. Support your favorite candidates in MassKara Festival Queen Pageant

13. Choose your bets for Ginoong Bacolod 2018

14. Show your love for animals on MassKara All Breed Fun Match Dog Show

15. Check on the golf tournament

16. Feel the rhythm on drumbeating competition

17. Groove to the beat of Electric Zumba

18. Get ready for a one-of-a-kind KPop concert

19. Merry-making and drinking along the streets

20. Grab a camera, smartphone, or any gadget for more selfies and groufies at the Bacolod landmarks

21. Take a tour at the Bacolod Government Center for more amusement rides and food trip

22. Visit the Bacolod showroom for awesome souvenirs

23. Go for a MassKara-sale shopping in malls

24. Meet and greet your favorite celebrities on MassKara mall shows

25. Try the sweet and delightful delicacies at pasalubong centers

26. Prepare your feet for long walks and your patience for a long drive due to road closures

27. Visit the famous San Sebastian Cathedral in front of the public plaza

28. Have a MassKara shirt printed with a chosen design

29. Buy affordable items at the MassKara trade fair at the public plaza

30. Try the street food of Bacolod

31. Witness the breathtaking Acrobat Entertainment Show

32. Stroll at the Provincial Capitol Lagoon

33. Invite your friends and relatives to join the MassKara Job Fair

34. Tag along your friends to watch dance showdown competition

35. Spend late nights at coffee shops and fast food chains

36. Get lots of freebies from events and corporate sponsors

37. Get a chance to see some prominent personalities during the opening and closing of the festivity

38. Get to taste lots of ice cream in the ice cream fiesta

39. Bring your kids to MassKara Treat Children's Party

Never missed a day without doing these things to make your MassKara experience a “memorable one.”

The festivity is until October 28. The merriment takes place at the three festival sites - public plaza, Lacson Tourism Strip, and Government Center.

Electric MassKara at Lacson Tourism Strip is on October 26 while the Street Dance and Arena Competition is on October 27 and 28 at the public plaza.

Experience the grandest festival in the city as we also celebrate the 80th year of Bacolod.

It's a must-see festival in the Philippines.

Come and enjoy the world-class MassKara Festival!

For the schedule of events, visit the SunStar Bacolod News page on Facebook.


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