Annual Festivals of the Philippines

Zamboanga’s Hermosa Festival and Bacolod’s Masskara in October

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Filipino Celebrations: Feasts & Festivals
Filipino Celebrations: Feasts & Festivals

PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS IN JANUARY

Ati-Atihan Festival in Kalibo, Aklan – January

Sinulog Festival of Cebu – January

Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo – January

PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS IN FEBRUARY

Panagbena Festival in Baguio City – February

PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS IN MARCH

Kaamulan Festival of Bukidnon – February/March

Paraw Regatta of Iloilo City and Guimaras – March

Banana Festival of Baco, Oriental Mindoro – March

Pintados de Passi of Passi City, Iloilo – March 13, 2016

Araw ng Dabaw Festival in Davao – March

Moriones Festival of Marinduque – Holy Week (late March 2016)

PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS IN APRIL

Bangus Festival in Dagupan – from Apri 6 to April 30 / May 30, 2016

Magayon Festival of Albay – April / May

Sanduguan Festival of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro – April / May

PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS IN MAY

Flores de Mayo (Santacruzan) in Laguna, Batangas, Pampanga…  – May

Carabao Festival in Rizal, Nueva Ecija, Bulakan… – May
Pahiyas of Luban, Quezon – May 15

Fertility Dance  Rites in Obando, Bulacan  – May

Abaka Festival in Catanduanes — 4th week of of May.

PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS IN JUNE

Roasted Pig Parade of Balayan, Batangas – June

Parada ng Lechon (Parade of Roasted Pigs) is held annually on June 24, the feast day of San Juan (Saint John the Baptist).

Sarangani Bay Festival on its 11th year! This beach festival is called SARBAY FEST and its next date is June 3-4, 2016, at Gumasa Beach, Glan, Sarangani Province.

PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS IN AUGUST

Kadayawan Festival of Davao – August

Ibalong Festival of Legazpi City, Albay – August 3. 2017

PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS IN SEPTEMBER

Peñafrancia Festival of Naga, Bicol – September

Q: When is the 2016 Feast of the Divino Rostro?
A: Second Friday of September… September 9, 2016

Q: When is the Peñafrancia Festival 2016 Traslacion?
A: September 9, 2016 – Friday

Q: When is the Peñafrancia Festival 2016 Fluvial Procession?
A: Third Saturday of September… September 17, 2016

Q: When is the Feast Day of Our Lady of Peñafrancia 2016?
A: Third Sunday of September… September 18, 2016

PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS IN OCTOBER

Zamboanga La Hermosa Festival (Zambo Hermosa Fest, Fiesta Pilar) a month-long festival held each year in October in the city of Zamboanga. It is one of the oldest festivals in the country, having been active since 1926. The festival is held in honor of the miraculous image of Our Lady of the Pillar (Spanish and Chavacano: Nuestra Señora del Pilar), the patroness of Zamboanga City. It is also the patroness of Zaragoza in Spain, the sister city of Zamboanga in Philippines. #ZamboHermosaFest

MassKara Festival in Bacolod, Negros – October

Calaca Batangas Festival also known as the Calacatchara festival, mid-October. The name of the festival is a portmanteau of two words: Calaca (the host town) and atchara (the local pickled delicacy).

Lanzones Festival on October 18, 2016, in Camiguin.

Catandungan Festival of Catanduanes Province – October (last and final celebration was held in 2015)

PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS IN DECEMBER

Halaran Festival of Roxas, Capiz  – December

Binirayan Festival of Antique – now celebrated in December