Damili Festival - Dance Parade

Dance Parade is an event of Damili festival fiesta where all Barangays in the municipality is the contingent of the said event

Valdez - Lardizabal House

This most imposing of residences in San Nicolas is the Valdes – Lardizabal House, built in the 1800s by Antonio Valdes, former gobernadorcillo who served in the first half of the 19th century. Fronting the town plaza, it is a grand structure built in the traditional Spanish colonial style, with a base of brick and stone and its second storey of made out of wood jutting out in a cantilevered fashion, as if floating. In its heyday, it was the most prominent residence in San Nicolas and in the whole province of Ilocos Norte.

San Nicolas Church

The church is named after Saint Nicholas de Tolentino who was believed to have protected the people against floods, earthquakes, fires, typhoons and other calamities. San Nicolas Catholic Church is one of the oldest buildings in this province. Its original structure and architectural design is a must see place in town. The church speaks of the numerous people who kept the Catholic faith alive despite the turmoil of the past 400 years brought about by calamities that previously destroyed the original church structure.

Pottery Industry

Among the industries available in the locality are pottery/ ceramics making, particularly the kiln-fired earthenware that comes in various shapes and sizes; from cooking pots, and stoves to water jars and well casings to roof tiles and flue pipes to miniature toys and flowerpots.

This website reflects the local government's commitment and strong dedication in providing public service to the people and at the same time, present its programs and projects geared towards its battlecry,Agturong iti Nadur-as ken Nalinak nga Ili. This site is also devoted to provide information and online services to all Filipinos and Ilocanos especially San Nicoleñeos here and abroad. Knowing that Ilocanos are globally competitive and are excelling in their areas of specialization and with the given technology that we have, we wish to bring the San Nicoleño way of life to them in any part of the globe and likewise update each one of the happenings in our beloved San Nicolas, Ili Nagtaudak. As we aim for another level of development and progress, we hope that this site will serve as a tool in boosting the economic and industrial sector and in generating investments that will be of great benefit to the people and the community.
Latest News
SN is Region I’s Gawad Pamana ng Lahi winner

The Department of the Interior and Local Government in Region I headed by Regional Director Corazon P. Guray , CESO III, proclaimed the Municipality of San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte as the Regional Champion in the Gawad Pamana ng Lahi search in a simple but fitting ceremony on October 30, 2012 at the V ....... Read More

VM Barrett leads SN delegation to Hong Kong

Vice-Mayor Maria Teresa Valdez-Barrett led the delegates of the municipality in an official visit to Hong Kong, SAR to grace the 7th Anniversary of the Annak ti San Nicolas—Hong Kong Chapter on October 25-29, 2012.Along with her during the trip were Hon. Aladine T. Santos, Ms. Ryan Rollaine Simon, M ....... Read More

SB bags provincial Local Legislative Award

The Sangguniang Bayan of San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte was once again adjudged as the Provincial Champion in the 2012 Search for Local Legislative Award under the 1st to 3rd class municipality category.

In a statement, Vice-Mayor Maria Teresa Valdez-Barrett said, “This award means we have accomp ....... Read More

Most Functional Community Learning Centers named

Barangay 11, San Fernando bagged the 2012 Most Functional Community Learning Center Award. This Search aimed at recognizing the exemplary performance of the barangays in relation to the sustainability and functionality of their community learning centers and assist the barangays to further intensif ....... Read More

APV, one of LMP’s ...

Valdez was awarded for two (2) citations: the Most Business Friendly LGU which was earlier given by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry on October 11, 2012 and the Gawad Pamana ng Lahi, which the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) refers to as the Mother of all LGU aw ....... Read More

SN wins Most …

In his message, PCCI President Miguel B. Varela said he was very much impressed with this year’s entries. “I was very surprised to learn that some of them can even approve applications for business permits in three to five minutes only,” he exclaimed.
The different contending LGUs through thei ....... Read More

Brgys. 12, 15, and 22 Best Barangay Solid Waste Management Implementers

For this maiden Search for Best Barangay Solid Waste Management Implementation, Brgy. 12 San Cayetano and Brgy. 15 San Jose tied as Champions in Urban Barangay Category and Brgy. 22 San Guillermo as Champion in Rural Barangay Category.

The Search accords official recognition to the Barangay ....... Read More

Universal Children’s Month celebrated

In compliance with Presidential Proclamation No. 267, s. 1993, declaring the month of October of every year as the National Childrens Month, the Municipality of San Nicolas, joined the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) in celebrating the 20th Anniversary of National Childrens Month. This yea ....... Read More

Sports Festival kicks-off annual fiesta activities

On November 10, 2012, thousands of people flocked to the F.E. Marcos Mini-Cultural and Sports Center for the Opening Parade and Ceremonies of the 2012 Damili Sports Festival.
All the 24 barangays of the town participated in the parade with their basketball teams for the Inter-Barangay Basketbal ....... Read More

Damili Sports Festival 2012

To add excitement to Damili Festival and to encourage the youth to engage in different sports activities, the conduct of Damili Sports Festival every year has been a tradition in the municipality.
This year, five (5) sporting events have been conducted to include basketball, marathon, chess tour ....... Read More

Latest LGU Awards
2011 - Mayor Alfredo P. Valdez, Jr. was awarded the 20th Dr. Jose P. Rizal Memorial Award in government service by the Philippine Medical Association in partnership with the United Medical Laboratories, Inc. and the Southern Tagalog Association of Medical Practitioners.
2011 - 2011- The Catuguing Palayamanan 4H-Working Youth Club was awarded as the National Outstanding Small Farmers organization during the Search for Gawad SAKA Achievers.
2011 - Seal of Good Housekeeping 1st to 3rd class municipality (Department of the Interior and Local Government)
Latest Gallery Album
Oath Taking (June 28, 2010 )
Damili Festival 2009 - Grand Parade ( December 26, 2009 )