ADVISORY: road closures for upcoming Feast of the Black Nazarene

Black Nazarene

As the Feast of the Black Nazarene draws near, the Manila City government announced that road closures will be implemented at specific portions of the city from January 6 until January 9.


  • When will the devotees celebrate the Feast of Black Nazarene in Manila?

    The Feast of Black Nazarene celebration in Manila will be celebrated from January 7-9, 2023.
  • When will the Manila City government conduct the road closures?

    The road closures will be implemented from January 6-9.
  • Road closure for Black Nazaene feast in Manila

    The road closures will be made in time for the “Walk of Faith” that will be held to celebrate the occasion.

    Road closure for Black Nazaene feast in Manila

    Through its Facebook page, the Manila Public Information Office (PIO) said that it will conduct the road closures starting 10 p.m. of January 6 up to January 9 on the stretch of Independence Road, Katigbak Drive, and South Drive as well as on the north and southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard from Katigbak Drive to South Drive.

    Road closure for Black Nazaene feast in Manila

    Beginning 7 p.m. of January 7 until January 9, the following roads will be closed to traffic as well:

    • Quezon Boulevard northbound and southbound portion (from A. Mendoza/Fugoso to Quezon Bridge, straight to Padre Burgos Park 'n Ride)
    • España Boulevard westbound and eastbound (from P. Campa to A. Mendoza)
    • Stretch of Evangelista Street (from Plaza San Juan to Recto Avenue)
    • Stretch of Raon Street (G. Puyat) (from Evangelista to Quezon Boulevard)
    • Stretch of P. Paterno Street (from Quezon Boulevard to Evangelista)
    • Stretch of Carriedo Street (from Rizal Avenue to Plaza San Juan)
    • Stretch of C. Palanca Street (from McArthur Bridge to Quiapo Ilalim/Quinta Market straight to P. Casal)
    • Stretch of Bustos St. (from Plaza Sta. Cruz to Rizal Avenue)
    • Northbound lane of Rizal Avenue (from Carriedo to Recto Avenue)
    • Northbound lane of McArthur Bridge
    • East and westbound lane of Recto Avenue (from Rizal Avenue to Nicanor Reyes Street)
    • Stretch of Nicanor Reyes St. (from España Boulevard to Recto Avenue)

    Road closure for Black Nazaene feast in Manila

    With that, the Manila City government is urging the public to take alternative routes.

    Photos from Manila Public Information Office Facebook page

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