Philippines Festival - Colorful Traditional Celebrations in Provinces

See and witness our Philippines festival celebrations in different provinces through our family's reviews and photos we find through online search. These celebrations is also one that makes up about Philippines and our island as a colonial country that is influenced by diverse beliefs. Celebrating festivals is one of them.

Learn how tradition will dramatically change the way you see our country with our big list of celebrated festival in the Philippines. We promise to include videos if there is anything we can find in YouTube so you will fully understand how Filipinos celebrate feasts more than the Spaniards who taught us to embrace this as part of our people's culture.

Characterized by each of their uniqueness, the fiestas we celebrate is whole year through. Proof that Pinoys love to celebrate, be merry and bountiful in so many sense. We love celebrating the idea of diversity of culture in our people of different languages and dialects spoken.

To fully enjoy, though, you have to personally witness how the feasts are done and when is the best time to visit and tour Philippines to enjoy the best and most colorful events in our country from January - December.

Complete List of Different Philippines Festival - Schedule & Date of Celebration and Place

We have asked the old people, our lolo and lola for what they can remember of the Philippines heritage when it comes celebrating feasts and fiesta. We also have searched online and found this list as compiled by the Casuncad Family album with pictures. Click on a festival to see more details from photos, video and highlight of the celebration.

List of Festivals in the Philippines

  • Apribada -- Donsol, Sorsogon -- 4th week of January
  • Arya! Abra Festival -- Abra -- March
  • Ati-atihan Kalibo -- Aklan -- 3rd weekend of January
  • Bayluhay Festival -- San Joaquin, Iloilo -- 3rd Saturday of January
  • Black Nazarene -- Quiapo, Manila -- January 9
  • Biniray - Romblon - January 9
  • Bonok-Bonok Festival -- Surigao -- September
  • Carabao Festival San Isidro, Nueva Ecija; Pulilan, Bulacan; Angono, Rizal May 15
  • Caracol sa Makati -- Makati City, Manila -- last Sunday in January
  • Catandungan Festival Catanduanes October
  • Chinese New Year Chinatowns Late January or early February
  • Cutud Lenten Rites San Fernando, Pampanga April
  • Daro Sinulog - Dumaguete, Negros Oriental - 3rd week of January
  • Dia de Zamboanga Festival Zamboanga City February 26
  • Dinagyang Iloilo City 4th Sunday of January
  • EDSA Day -- Mandaluyong City -- February 25
  • Flores de Mayo Nationwide Month of May
  • Festival of Hearts -- Tanjay City, Negros Oriental -- February 14
  • Grand Cordillera Festival Baguio City November
  • Helubong Festival Lake Sebu, South Cotobato Second week of November
  • Hot Air Balloon -- Clark Subic, Zambales -- February 9-12
  • Ibalong Festival Albay Second week of October
  • International Bamboo Organ Festival Las Piñas Church February 15 to 25
  • Kaamulan Festival Malaybalay, Bukidnon Late February to early March
  • Kadayawan sa Dabaw Festival Davao City 3rd week of August
  • Kagayhaan Festival Cagayan de Oro August 28
  • Kahimonan Abayan Festival Butuan City July
  • Kalilangan Festival -- General Santos City -- 4th week of February
  • Kansilay Festival Silay City, Negros Occidental November 5 - 13
  • Kinabayo Festival Dapitan City July 24
  • Lantern Festival San Fernando, Pampanga December 24
  • Lanzones Festival Camiguin October25-28
  • Lingayen Gulf Landing - January 9
  • Lubli-Lubi Festival Calubia, Leyte August 15
  • Maradjao Karadjao Festival Surigao City September
  • MassKara Festival Bacolod City Third weekend of October
  • Misa de Gallo Nationwide Starts December 16
  • Moriones Festival Boac, Mogpog & Gasal, Marinduque Holy Week
  • Mudpack Festival Murcia, Negros Occidental June 24
  • Our Lady of Candles Festival Jara, Iloilo February 2
  • Pagoda Festival Bocaue, Bulacan July
  • Pahiyas sa Quezon Sariaya, Lucban, Tayabas in Quezon May 15
  • Palo-Palo Festival Batanes August
  • Pamulinawen Festival Laoag City, Ilocos Norte February
  • Parada ng Lechon Balayan, Batangas June 24
  • Peñafrancia Festival Naga City, Camarines Sur 3rd Saturday of September
  • Panagbenga (Baguio Flower Festival) Baguio Flower Festival Late February - Early March
  • Piat Sambali Festival Cagayan Last week of June
  • Pilgrimage on a Caravan La Union, Pangasinan Lenten Month
  • Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival Tacloban, Leyte June 29
  • Pinta Flores Festival San Carlos City 3-5 November 3-5
  • Pinyahan sa Dael Daet, Camarines Norte June 15-24
  • Sagayan Festival Tubod, Lanao del Norte First week of July
  • San Clemente Higantes Festival Angono, Rizal November 23
  • Sandugo Festival Tagbilaran City July 1-2
  • San Fernando, La Union Festival -- La Union -- February 7-10
  • Santacruzan Nationwide Month of May
  • Sarakiki Hadang Festival Calbayog City, Samar September 7
  • Sayaw sa Obando Obando May 17, 18, and 19
  • Shariff Kabunsuan Festival Cotabato City Third week of December
  • Sinukwan Festival San Fernando, Pampanga Early December
  • Sinulog Cebu City, Cebu 3rd Sunday of January
  • Sinulog de Tanjay Festival Tanjay, Negros Oriental July
  • Suman Festival -- Baler, Aurora Quezon Province -- 3rd Week of February
  • Sumbali Festival Bayombong, Nueva Viscaya A Week in August
  • Taong Putik Festival Aliaga, Nueva Ecija June 24
  • Tawo-Tawo Festival -- Bayawan City -- February 17
  • T'boli Tribal Festival Lake Sebu, South Cotobato September
  • Tinagba Festival Iriga City, Camarines Sur February 11
  • Turumba Festival Pakil, Laguna Week before Holy Week
  • Vigan Town Fiesta -- Vigan Ilocos -- January 25
  • Zamboanga La Hermosa Festival Zamboanga City October 1-12
  • Zambulawan Festival Pagadian, Zamboanga del Sur 3rd Sunday of January

The list of Philippines festival above is a product of careful collection of data on the internet by our family. We certify that is in its most complete information as provided and may be seen from other websites but compiled in an easy-to-understand and comprehend list. Each link will lead you to a particular feature fiesta with all the possible information you could be looking for including Philippine maps.

To visit a particular province of interest to celebrate with the people on their local festival, please consult our other pages that features cheap and affordable accommodation choices for hotels and other interesting things to do in resorts while in a particular province in an attempt to travel Philippines. Maximize and enjoy our 7,100 islands so you can finally say that indeed, "it's more fun in the Philippines".

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