Baguio City is Gearing up for its 102nd Charter Day on September 1, 2011. The event is expected to draw crowds from different provinces in the Philippines as the city government of Baguio have prepared several activities from the Opening Parade on September 1 throughout the whole month of September, this is also of course in collaboration with the different private sectors in Baguio City.
In Baguio City, the Baguio Day as everybody has come to know it marks the start of the annual influx of tourists. This is because of the fact that the charter day falls on a September and it is followed by the other “ber” months which is thought to be the coldest months in Baguio City, the city of Baguio is known for its cool climate, a winter paradise in a tropical country.
For this year’s 102nd Charter Day, if everything falls into place, the opening event is going to be graced by no other than the 8 division world boxing title holder and the Saranggani Congressman Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao. According to the latest announcement made by the Baguio City Mayor, Congressman Manny Pacquiao expressed interest in attending the Baguio Day especially that this date coincides with the start of his training for his November bout with Juan Manual Marquez. It is known that Congressman Manny Pacquiao always launches his training camp in Baguio City because of the altitude and the weather.
With the different activities lined-up for the month of September it is expected that tourism will again flourish in the city of Baguio, travellers are not only treated with cool climate and warm hospitality but also are treated with cheap and quality hotel accommodations and for groups cheap and quality transient houses where travellers may stay for the duration of the City’s anniversary. Traveller’s or tourists in Baguio City will also discover the different products in Baguio City and the nearby provinces as well as taste the different delicacies that are being served in Baguio-born restaurants and cafés. Going around Baguio City is also not a problem, you can always ask the friendly and helpful taxi drivers of the City of Baguio.
For travellers who cannot make it to September 1 for the charter day celebration you do not have to worry as this celebration is just the start, in December Baguio city will also hold the “Silahis ng Pasko” and other Christmas Events, In February the Annual and Much Awaited Panagbenga Festival and of course from March to May the Summer Vacation Activities.