La Union

Baggak Festival

Baggak Festival celebrates the founding of the town of Bauang in La Union, Philippines every January 5. Activities are scheduled for three weeks which start as early as the 16th of December all the way to the first week in the succeeding year. January 5 (or the day after) is at times declared as a […]

Zamboanga del Sur

Festival de Navidad

Festival de Navidad is the annual Christmas festival in the city of Zamboanga, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines the entire month of December. The city of Zamboanga has a yearly Christmas tradition. Tourism Promotions Board dubbed this yuletide season event in Zamboanga City as Hanging of the Green, and for years it’s been called Pascua na […]


Sinadya Festival

Sinadya Festival is a Christmas, cultural, and religious festival in Roxas City, the capital of the province of Capiz, Philippines every December 8. It is conducted in honor of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, the patroness of the city. In some years, it was called Sinadya sa Halaran Festival in collaboration with the provincial government […]

Camarines Sur

Kamundagan Festival

Kamundagan Festival is a Christmas festival in the city of Naga, Camarines Sur, Philippines every month of December. Its month-long calendar includes both the advent and yuletide seasons. History of Kamundagan Festival Kamundagan Festival began within the term of then Mayor Jesse Robredo in 1992. It comes from the word kamundagan that means birth. The […]

Lanao del Norte

Kahumayan Festival

Kahumayan Festival is the yearly rice, Christmas, and religious festival in the town of Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte, Philippines every December 2. A week-long affair, it is a celebration of the production of rice in the town as well as an annual fiesta of its patron, St. Francis Xavier. History of Kahumayan Festival Kahumayan Festival […]

Misamis Occidental

Christmas Symbol Festival

Christmas Symbol Festival, as the name suggests, is a yuletide celebration in the city of Tangub, Misamis Occidental, Philippines every month of December. It starts from the first day of December to the first week of January. The festival has become renowned it is considered the Grandest Christmas Village and the city is called the […]

Negros Occidental

Bailes de Luces

Bailes de Luces, also called Bailes de Luces Festival, is the yearly light and Christmastime festival as well as Charter Day celebration in the town of La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines every January 5. With a weeks-long schedule, its calendar stretches from the second of December to the first week of January of the succeeding […]


Iwag Festival

Iwag Festival is the Christmastime festival in the municipality of Pototan in Iloilo, Philippines from December 16 to January 1. It is also called Festival of Lights, and its popularity has earned the town the nickname the Christmas Capital of Western Visayas. A two-week celebration, it attracts thousands of people and is considered one of […]

Zamboanga Sibugay

Sibug-Sibug Festival

Sibug-Sibug Festival is a cultural festival and founding anniversary in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines every February 24. It also coincides with the Festival of Lights. A week-long fest, activities take place in Ipil, the capital of the province. History of Sibug-Sibug Festival Sibug-Sibug Festival comes from the name of the river Sibuguey, from […]


Giant Lantern Festival

Giant Lantern Festival is an annual Christmastime festival held in the city of San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines from every December 17 to January 1 of the next year. It is also called Ligligan Parul, which is a Kapampangan phrase that means lantern contest or lantern showdown. Considered an intangible cultural heritage, the festival is both […]