The fiesta is part and bundle of Filipino culture. Pangumagat festival is a yearly celebration of Balud Masbate. It held in 2nd week of April and had been an attraction to tourists. The word “pangumagat” means “panguma” and “panagat” which are the mean source of income in this place. In this festival, people can witness different kinds of performing arts like street dancing competition, singing competition and the famous Mutya ng Balud.
By Land: RORO bus at Araneta Center The roro bus (roro bus of Montenegro and Isarog bus line) in Araneta terminal (the old Rustan’s) leaves for Masbate between 1 pm to 6 pm. The bus fare is P1,200.00. Travel time is approximately 11 hours.
By Air: PAL/PAL Express direct flight to Masbate. Fares vary depending on the season, and depending on how early or late you book your flight.
By Air, Land and Ferry: Any flight to Legazpi. Land travel to Pilar, Sorsogon. Ferry at Pilar, Sorsogon.