|Mercedes Kadagatan Festival|
|Date||August 1 - 8|
|Venue||Mercedes, Camarines Norte|
It is a fishermen’s celebration of thanksgiving for the blessing and bounty during the seafaring, fishing expedition and fish farming endeavors. The event is also a moment of retrospect and recognition of Mother Nature for having endowed Mercedes with a gift of vast fishery resources, magnificent shorelines and other aquatic potentials and the wise utilization and preservation of ecological balance for the attainment of environmental dignity and beauty.