Baguio City is in full bloom during February: it’s Panagbenga Festival season, after all! Since the Panagbenga festival began, many tourists have visited the City of Pines to see the most beautiful flowers. And if you’re a plantita or someone who wants to experience the Panagbenga festival, you can check out these other spots in Benguet aside from the Baguio flower farms.
Location:37 Leonard Wood Road, Baguio, 2600 Benguet
Operating Hours:6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Flowers surround various statues in Baguio Botanical Garden
Image: Jaris King
First on our list is a flower farm in Baguio, the Baguio Botanical Garden. It’s in the heart of the city if you want to take a relaxing break from your Baguio trip. This spacious spot is home to various flower gardens, souvenir stalls, handicrafts, and an art gallery. It’s a perfect spot to enjoy with family and be near other tourist spots.
Suppose you’re interested in the history and culture of the Cordillera tribespeople. In that case, you’re in luck—this flower farm in Baguio also includes an Igorot Village where you can see various statues and native Cordillera huts!
Operating Hours:6:00 AM to 6:00 PM; closed on Mondays
Image: Nestor Panlileo
Only 1.5 hours away from Baguio City, the Northern Blossom in Atok is the place to be if you want a romantic spot. With its stunning mountain view, a sea of clouds, and a flower botanical garden—no wonder it’s a popular prenup and proposal location aside from Baguio flower farms! Plantitas would also appreciate the various species rarely found in any flower farms in Baguio, like snapdragons, delphiniums, dusty miller, rice flowers, and more! This spot is perfect if you want more vibes of Flower Garden in Baguio and a laid-back Panagbenga Festival celebration.
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM around the view deck and coffee area only
Darjanes Garden opened in 2021.
Image: DarJane’s Garden Facebook page
There is a lot to see at the flower farm in Baguio during the Panagbenga Festival! For one, Darjane’s Garden is a tranquil flower and botanical garden for those finding the best IG-worthy spot for their Panagbenga Festival pics. Known best for their beautiful poinsettia and sunflowers, Darjane’s Garden captured the hearts of many visitors—whether locals or tourists! Plus, you can buy flowers depending on the size, so you have something to take home.
Sunflowers are plenty in this Baguio botanical garden and flower farm.
Image: Jet Ganzon
Love sunflowers? Here’s another Baguio flower farm to visit during the Panagbenga Festival: Bahong Flower Farm! This new nearby flower farm in Baguio is known for its 8,000 towering sunflowers. And if that doesn’t convince you enough, you can buy flowers here to support local businesses! If you’re curious about the flower farm process, this spot lets you know more about gardening practices straight from the locals.
Looking for flowers and plants to take home? Get yours from this flower and botanical garden.
Images: Rowena Garcia (L); Mhel Formentara (R)
Orchidarium is every plant Rita’s dream destination—especially during the Panagbenga Festival! The Orchidarium is a one-stop shop for plant lovers who want to shop for herbs, succulents, orchids, flowers, and more plants. And if you’re going to look around at this flower farm in Baguio, no problem! You can roam around this spot, and if you’re done, you can also go to Burnham Park—just beside the Orchidarium.
Location:120 Lower Bonifacio Street, Second Floor, Anita Sy building, Baguio City
Price Range:PhP510 to PhP1,300
Operating Hours:8:00 AM to 9:00 PM Monday to Saturday
This Baguio City Flower Cafe is full of pretty floral decors
Images: The Flower Café PH Facebook page
Of course, you deserve a meal after visiting these Baguio spots for the Panagbenga Festival! And why not go all the way and eat in a flower-themed resto too? Our next flower farm in Baguio, The Flower Cafe PH. This Baguio flower farm offers various snacks from Filipino, American, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, and Chinese cuisine! And it’s not just food that the Flower Cafe is known for: the resto itself has an IG-worthy and Panagbenga Festival-vibe ambiance that every plant will love.
Baguio City’s Panagbenga Park is where the festival festivities usually begin.
Image: YA MI
Of course, your Panagbenga Festival experience wouldn’t be complete without going to the festival’s namesake: the Panagbenga Park. This small, quiet flower farm in Baguio mainly serves as a stopover for riders and bikers. Still, it is also worth visiting during the Panagbenga festival since it’s usually the starting place. But due to the pandemic, tourists must see this flower park and other attractions to feel the Panagbenga Festival in Baguio City.
See the best blooms in Baguio City this Panagbenga Festival season! These botanical gardens and flower farms have the most vibrant plants perfect for your IG feed!
Stay safe as you travel! Make sure to follow social distancing protocols and observe health precautions wherever you go. For now, keep safe!
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