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Buying Fireworks/Firecrackers? How to Get to Bocaue, Bulacan:Commute Directions
A few friends recently asked Tutubi how to get to Bocaue, Bulacan, people willing to dive a few kilometers north of Manila just to buy firecrackers and fireworks on sale at various stores and stalls littered on the highway of Bocaue, known as the Fireworks Capital of the Philippines.
Map of Bocaue, Bulacan (Open Street Map...of course)
How to get to Bocaue, Bulacan:
Commute to Bocaue, Bulacan is easiest from MRT North Avenue station where you catch FX and vans to Marilao (usually SM Marilao) at Trinoma Transport Terminal or SM Transport Terminal then transfer to a jeepney that will take you to Bocaue.
Driving directions to Bocaue, Bulacan:
From EDSA Makati, head towards Quezon City, take NLEX and exit at Bocaue exit to get to Bocaue town proper. You can also drive to Monumento to pass by Valenzuela and Marilao via MacArthur Highway all the way to Bocaue.
Besides firecrackers at cheap prices before New Years Day, there's also the famous Bocaue River Festival every first Sunday of July (where the infamous Bocaue Pagoda Tragedy occured)