The Ati-Atihan, held every third sunday of January in
the town of Kalibo, Aklan, is the wildest among
Panagbenga Festival: Also known as
Baguio Flower Festival celebrates the festival in
February and the highlights of the festivities includes
flower, flower exhibits, lectures, garden tours, floral
contest and a parade of floats.
Celebrated every October in Mambadjao Camiguin with a
weekend street dancing, parade and beauty pageant.
Feast of the Black Nazarene:
Every January 9, thousands of devotees from all walks of
life come to the district of Quiapo to take part in the
procession as a way of strengthening their faith or
fulfilling their "panata" (vow) to Lord.
Cutud Lenten Rites:
Holy Week re-enactment of Christ’s Passion and Death
complete with a passion play culminating with the actual
nailing of at least three flagellants to a wooden cross
atop the makeshift Calvary in San Pedro Cutud, Pampanga.
The Dinagyang Festival is a very colorful festival that
the people are shouting the thundering words of "Hala
Bira" and makes the celebration so lively. Dinagyang
Festival is celebrated every fourth Sunday of January.
Flores de Mayo in Manila: The Flores de Mayo
tradition is an enduring expression of Filipino Catholic
religiosity celebrated every year during May.
Giant Lantern Festival: An annual festival held
in December (Saturday before Christmas Eve) in The City
of San Fernando. It features competition of giant
lanterns. San Fernando is tagged as Christmas Capital of
Higantes Festival: Celebrated on the 23rd of
November in Angono town. It features mache giants that
were caricatures of people.
Paraw Regatta Festival: The Iloilo Paraw
(sailboat) Regatta is a race among native outriggers in
the strait between Guimaras Island and Iloilo City.
Kadayawan sa Dabaw:
Davao is very alive every third week of August and this
festival is celebrated together with the harvesting of
fruits and blooming of flowers.
Held every July 24 in Dapitan City, This festival is an
exotic and colorful pageant re-enacting the
Spanish-Moorish wars, particularly the Battle of
Kuraldal Festival: This Festival is Kapampangan
equivalent of Obando's Sta. Clara and Cebu's Sto. Niño
festivals, in which devotees dance their prayers and
Bonok-Bonok Maradjao Karadjao
Festival: A colorful festival showcasing
the Surigaonon’s Tribal Culture through street dancing
celebrated every September 9.
This festival is a Mardi Gras like celebration that
masked and costumed street dancers, with fairs and
carnivals. Bacolod City celebrates this festival in the
third weekend of October that is close to October 19.
The festival is the most unique festival in the world.
The Moriones festival is celebrated in Marinduque every
Mudpack Festival: The festival is a
symbolic celebration of man’s return to primitive time
when he was closer to nature. It is celebrated on June
23-24 in Mambukal Murcia, Negros Occidental.
Pahiyas festival: Every May 15, the
fronts of houses in Lucban, Quezon are are elaborately
decorated with brightly colored rice wafer, called
kiping, a type of rice dough made from a traditional
Parada ng Lechon Festival: Parade of
golden-red and crispy roasted pigs. This feast is
commemorate Balayan, Batangas patron saint St. John on
Pintados Kasadyahan Festival:
The Pintados festival of Tacloban City is a Filipino
festival with its own unique flavor. Celebrated every
29th of June.
This festival combines two events, the Nabingkalan
Tattoo Festival and the Dances of Flowers. Celebrated
every November 3-5.
Sandugo Festival: Also known as Blood
Compact Commemoration, is an annual historical event in
Tagbilaran, Bohol. This festival is celebrated every
Sinulog Festival: Sinulog is a dance
ritual in honor of the miraculous image of the Santo
Niño. The dance is performed to seek help from the Santo
Niño. This popular festival is celebrated in the 3rd
Sunday of January.
Viva Vigan Festival:
Viva Vigan Festival of the Arts promote the unique but
historic culture and arts of the Biguenos. This festival
is celebrated from April 28 - May 7.
Zamboanga La Hermosa Festival:
Zamboanga La Hermosa Festival or the popularly known as
Fiesta Pilar, is held in honor of the miraculous image
of Our Lady of the Pilar at the legendary Fort Pila.
This Festival is celebrated from October 1 to 12.