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What to Do in Angeles

Angeles City Attractions

In addition to its famous nightlife, there are actually many other things to see and do in Angeles. In downtown Angeles there are several historical places that are worth visiting.

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Clark Museum

A small museum with exhibits relating to the history of Fort Stotsenberg and the Clark Air Base.

  • Opening Hours: from 08:00 to 15:00
  • Location: E. Jacinto Street
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Angeles City Festivals

A few of the festivals in Angeles City are listed here.

International Hot-Air Balloon Festival - 2nd Thursday thru Sunday in February Started in 1994, 3 years after the Mt. Pinatubo eruption, this festival features hot-air balloons from around the world, precision flying, sky diving, kite flying, concerts, a trade fair, and more.
Venue: Clark Freeport Zone

Lenten Rites – Good Friday In this “festival”, some 5 to 10 people take a vow of penitence by actually having themselves nailed to the cross. There is a reenactment of the arrest of Christ by Roman soldiers, and the suspects are crucified on a ‘Calvary’ hill.
Venue: Lourdes North West Village

La Naval Fiesta – 2nd Sunday in October The intercession of the Virgin of the Holy Rosary in a naval battle causing the victory of the Spanish over the Dutch is commemorated in this festival. There are religious programmes, and guests are entertained in homes in the finest Filipino tradition.
Venue: Angeles City

Giant Sisig Festival - December A traditional dish of Pampanga, Sisig is made of chopped pigs ears and cheeks cooked with vinegar and spices. There is also a beauty pageant, a parade, and concerts.
Venue: Angeles City

Bale Herencia

A beautiful colonial structure built in 1860, it is a popular venue for many events.

  • Location: Santo Rosario Street
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Bale Matua (founder’s house)

Built over 180 years ago, it is the oldest house in Angeles City, which was then called Culiat.

  • Location: Santo Rosario Street

Holy Rosary Cathedral

Built in 1877 by the Spanish using forced labor, it was used as a hospital by the U.S. Army from 1899 to 1900.

  • Location: Santo Rosario Street
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Museo Ning Angeles

Built in 1922, this building was the city hall until 1999. When the city hall was moved, it was converted into a small museum. It houses several exhibits depicting the history and life of Angeles City. Walking tours of the historic district, and cooking demonstrations are available.

  • Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Location: Santo Rosario Street
  • Tel: +63 (45) 887 4703
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Pamintuan Mansion

This historic house was built around 1890 by a wealthy farmer. In 1898 it was the headquarters of the revolutionary army against the Americans, and in 1899 it was the site of celebration of Philippine independence. It was occupied by General Arthur MacArthur in 1901, and was the home of Kamikaze pilots in 1944. It was bought by the Pilipinas Central Bank in 1981. The building is closed and not actually open to the public, but if you ask the security guards nicely, they will let you in, and give you a guided tour of sorts. Very interesting for those who like history and old buildings.

  • Location: Miranda Street
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Attractions in Clark Freeport Zone

Nayong Pilipino

This is a kind of cultural theme park featuring replicas of historical places, houses of important leaders, and villages in the Philippines. Areas include: Colonial Plaza, Hero’s Plaza, Spanish Culture, Kalinga Village, Ifugao Village, Muslim Village, museums, etc. Events and exhibitions are held at the park, and it is available for private functions. Overnight stay in cottages is possible. Interesting venue, but the loud Filipino pop music playing throughout the park detracts somewhat from the experience.

  • Opening Hours: from 08:00 to 18:00
  • Location: Freeport Zone, Clark, Pampanga, Philippines
  • Price Range: Budget
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