Pagoda FestivalJuly 4 - 7
Sublian sa BatangasJuly 23
Sinulog de Tanjay FestivalLast week
Kahimoan Abayan FestivalLast week
Sandugo FestivalLast week
Spring FestivalJuly 1
Magalleones FestivalJuly 9 - 16
Lubid FestivalJuly 9 -16
Subayan Keg Subanen FestivalJuly 16
Libon Paroy FestivalJuly 22 - 25
Kinabayo FestivalJuly 23-27
Grand Kaliga FestivalJuly 23
In Bocaue, Bulacan, a feast is held in honor of the Holy Cross of Wawa found in the Bocaue River. The main attraction of the affair is the fluvial parade of the pagoda or decorated barge and colorful small boats.
This coincides with the Foundation Day of Batangas City. It revives the tradition of dancing the subli, which is indigenous to the province.
The celebration of the residents of Tanjay, Negros Oriental of this 10-day fiesta features the origin of the old sinulog culture. A parade is held showcasing the clothes locals wear, while the horsefighting presentation re-enacts the battle between the Spaniards and the Muslims.
In Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, the feast is held in honor of Santa Ana (St. Anne), known to protect the residents along the Agusan River from man-eating crocodiles. The celebration includes the holding of a prayer on boats for safe passage and prosperity.
Celebrated in Bohol, this festival commemorates the blood compact between Spaniard Legaspi and Filipino Sikatuna. It includes an agro-industrial exhibit, a trade fair, a beauty contest, street dancing and a re-enactment of the blood compact.
A Festival to celebrate the bounty of springs “tuburan” in the area which serves as their major drive for tourism activity and staple income through different mountain resorts. The event is highlighted with a street dancing competition with their own renditions of the story, giving life to how a municipality’s bountiful springs are created participated by different barangays.
The festival depicts the reputation of the municipality as one of the shipbuilding capitals of the Bicol peninsula during the Spanish colonial period. The celebration honors its Patroness, Our Lady of Mt Cam1el and is highlighted by colorful street dance presentations.
An occasion of merriment, excitement and reckoning the value of culture, tradition and potentials of Malilipot, The festival’s highlight is the Street Presentation and Exhibition (Sayaw Paralubid). The festival also coincides with the observance of the Feast of Mt. Cam1et that will bring out the spirit of Piety amidst the days of gaiety.
A street dancing and tableau competition which highlights the lifestyles of the Subanons as depicted in songs and dances, and other forms of simulated social expressions, participated by different private schools, 51 Barangays and government contingents using creative costumes and props. It commemorates the anniversary of Ozamiz becoming a chartered city in July 16, 1948. The date also coincides the “FEAST OF OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL”, the second patroness of the city.
It commemorates the anniversary of Ozamiz City becoming a chartered city in July 16, 1948.
As the “rice granary of Albay”, the festival reflects on the town’s main source of living, “paroy” or rice. It features various activities including street parade, sports fest, and many more.
Kinabayo is an annual observance of Dapitan City’s Fiesta in honor of Saint James “the Greater and the Moor Slayer”. Held every July, Sinug and Kinabayo have become a festivity. Sinug’ is purely veneration using San Francisco Leaves raised high, dancing through the rhythm of the gong or beating of drums as the throng of devotees brings the saint’s image to his chapel. On the other hand, Kinabayo is a unique dramatization of the triumph of the Catholic faith over Mohammedanism believed to have happened through the intercession of the saint in view of his apparition during the battles of Clavijo and Covadonga and the appearance of the Lady of the Pilar. Modernity has added more color to the festival with the allegorical dance drama presentation of the two events.
This colorful and joyous festival of abundance and prosperity stems from the city’s Manobo and Higaonon roots, the culture and tradition through rituals and street dancing.
A thanks giving celebration of the Higaonon, meaning “to thank god” for all the blessings, bountiful harvest, successful hunting, expedition, installation of new chieftain, birth of a child and any recoveries from hardships and sickness.