- GENERAL INFORMATION
- General Info
- Bacolod City
- Bago City
- Cadiz City
- Escalante City
- Himamaylan City
- Kabankalan City
- La Carlota City
- Sagay City
- San Carlos City
- Silay City
- Sipalay City
- Talisay City
- Victorias City
- EB Magalona
- La Castellana
- Moises Padilla
- Salvador Benedicto
- San Enrique
At the turn of the century, Talisay became a significant player in revolt
against Spain through the leadership of General Aniceto Lacson. The wily general
and erstwhile Katipunero of the the North teamed up with General Araneta from
the South during the victorious Cinco de Noviembre uprising in 1898 that saw the
Spaniards capitulating without bloodshed. The intervening years saw Talisay
growing and methamorphosing into the budding city that is today-full of promise
and potential. On February 11, 1998, Talisay through the effort of its local
offical led by the Mayor Amelo Lizares was finally elevated into a city.
Talisay City is bounded by Bacolod City on the south and by Silay City on north.Famous Landmarks Natures Village Resort along the Talisay National Highway is a rustic country-style resort complete with restaurants, swimming pool, tennis court, driving range, children’s park with bike tracks, horse back riding, playground, function rooms and hotel facilities for business and convention. It is an ideal “home-away-from-home” setting with resort amenities.
Natures Village Resort along the Talisay National Highway is a rustic country-style resort complete with restaurants, swimming pool, tennis court, driving range, children’s park with bike tracks, horse back riding, playground, function rooms and hotel facilities for business and convention. It is an ideal “home-away-from-home” setting with resort amenities.
The Ancestral Homes owned by the Lizares and Lacson families are a “must see” destination. The Balay ni Tana Dicang echoes the lifestyle of a century ago and preserves the charm & gentility that is a Talisaynon heritage.
Festivals & Events
Minuluan Festival is an annual culture and arts festival celebrating the unique identity of the Talisaynons. Held every September 4-10 it inspires the present generation with cherish traditions and rich culture of the past and the bravery of its ancestors especially Captain Sabi who single handedly drove away Moro intruders. The festival likewise celebrates the feast of its patron saint, San Nicolas de Tolentino which falls on September 10.
Pasidungog Festival is the Charter Day thanksgiving festival celebrated every 11th of February. It is the opportunity to give thanks to the Good Lord for all the blessings He has showered on Talisay and the Talisaynons. The three-day festival brings out the best among the best. Competitions in vocal solo, composo, cheer and dance, folk and pop dance, drum and bugle corps, platoon drill, chorale and sports reveal artistry and skill that Talisay is justifiably proud of. The Pasidungog Queen Pageant, a beauty & talent search highlights the festivities.
How to get there
As the first city going north of Bacolod, Talisay can be reached in 10-15 minutes by private car and about the same time by public utility vehicles.
Talisay City is bounded by Bacolod City on the south and by Silay City on the north.