Bongabon is located in the Nueva Ecija province in the north of the Luzon island and counts 66000 inhabitants.
The Bongabon towns are divided into 28 different “barangays”, small villages. The municipality is very stretched with a total surface of 28.000 hectares and is well-known in the Philippines for its onion production. The first and second weekends of April are famous for the yearly fiestas in every town. Sibuyas Festival is celebrated as a form of thanksgiving every 10 April and shows the towns as one of the largest onion producers in Asia.
The average day temperature at the time of the event in April is between 22-33 degrees Celsius (72-91 Degrees Fahrenheit). The Falls Deepsap waterfall at Barangay Labi is one of the tourist attractions of the area, perfect to cool down from the heat. Another famous tourist destination is Mount Labi Peak.
Perfect in the summer, tourists can also enjoy the refreshing rivers and the cool weather at Mount Labi. It is also the home of the Bongabon Bike Park in Ariendo, an Enduro and Downhill MTB destination for the gravity riders.