Under the Vicariate of St. Martin of Tours (Bocaue), Eastern District
History of Marilao
The origin of the municipality of Marilao is very much closely linked with the political and cultural history of Meycauayan. In fact the then town of Meycauayan composed within its boundaries, the present municipalities of not only Marilao but Obando, Bocaue, and San Jose del Monte...
May is fiesta month in Marilao. The town’s prosperity is capped with fitting thanksgiving fiesta celebration that kicks-off with the commemoration of the town’s foundation day on the 21st of April. It is followed by month-long period of festival called “Halamang Dilaw”. The festivities include fair, physical activities, Lakan and Lakambini personality contest, concert, street dancing and culminating religious celebrations like procession, novena and mass.
Historical & Religious Sites
Marilao is the proud home to one of the most important religious destinations in Bulacan, the Divine Mercy National Shrine. Located in barangay Sta Rosa II, the church premise is spacious enough to accommodate the numerous vigils coming from the different parts of the country.
Leisure & Recreational Sites
Marilao offers many natural and man-made attractions which are potential tourist spots being developed and are complemented by existing accommodations.