Enjoy Pilipino Holiday Traditions with a gallery of handmade parol lanterns and the Taste of Christmas at St. Patrick's.


  • The Taste of Christmas: Special Pilipino sweets and delicacies!

  • Parol Stroll: Community members stroll through Yerba Buena Gardens to Jessie Square with lit parol lanterns

  • Sayaw sa Ilaw: a community-wide performance inspired by “Pandanggo sa Ilaw”, choreographed by Master Choreographer Sydney Loyola. 

  • Tala Awards: Contingents enter to compete with their hand-made life-size parol lantern! The winning group wins $500

  • Parol Art Commissions: by local artists Lynn Bryant, Mel Vera Cruz, Pamela Ybanez, Michael Sacramento, and Robin David

  • Live Music Performances: by the American Center for Philippine Arts Rondalla, Autonomous Region, Cry Wolfs, and Joshua Icban and Aimee Amparo


  • Saturday, December 8, 5-8pm

  • Location: Jessie Square, Yerba Buena Gardens, St. Patrick’s Church