Bakood Festival

Bakood Festival is a cultural festival, founding anniversary, and religious fiesta in Bacoor City, Cavite, Philippines every September. It is held in honor of St. Michael the Archangel, the patron saint of the city, on the 28th and the founding anniversary the day after. The date may be a special non working holiday (such as […]


Rizal Province Founding Anniversary

Rizal Province Founding Anniversary is celebrated in the province of Rizal, Philippines very June 11. It remembers the passage of Act No. 137 that created the province in 1901. The date may be declared a special nonworking holiday through presidential proclamations (such as Proclamation No. 1343 in 2022). History of Rizal The rajahs ruled Luzon […]


Pasigarbo sa Sugbo

Pasigarbo sa Sugbo is a cultural festival and founding anniversary celebration in Cebu, Philippines every August 6. It is the biggest gathering of cultural festivals of cities and towns in the province, and it is at times referred to as the “festival of festivals” and the “mother of all festivals in the Queen City of […]

Metro Manila

Pasig City Founding Anniversary

Pasig City Founding Anniversary commemorates every July 2 the establishment of Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines. The date may be declared a special non working holiday by the Office of the President (see Proclamation No. 1 in 2022). History of Pasig City Pasig City was a mission for Christianization by the Augustinian friars, and this riverside […]


Tabak Festival

Tabak Festival is the annual founding anniversary and religious festival in Tabaco City, Albay, Philippines. The date of its yearly celebration coincides with the feast day of St. John the Baptist, the patron saint of the city since the Spanish times. Its calendar often spans for two weeks, and the feast day may be declared […]


Olongapo Cityhood Anniversary

Olongapo Cityhood Anniversary is observed in Olongapo City, Zambales, Philippines every June 1. It commemorates its conversion from a town to a city through the passage of Republic Act No. 4645 in 1966. The city also celebrates the Ulo ng Apo Festival every December. History of Olongapo City Olongapo City, officially known as the City […]

Metro Manila

Makati Day

Makati Day, also called Makati Foundation Day and Araw ng Makati, is an annual founding anniversary celebration in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines every first of June. The date can be a holiday: special public holiday in 1967 and 1972, as well as special working holiday in 1993. History of Makati City Before colonial period, […]


Manunggul Festival

Manunggul Festival is a cultural festival and founding anniversary in Quezon, Palawan, Philippines every May 15. History of Manunggul Festival Manunggul Festival began in 2008. It was organized to coincide with the founding of the municipality of Quezon in 1951, celebrate unity and diversity of its people, and underscore the significance of the town in […]


President Roxas Founding Anniversary

President Roxas Founding Anniversary is observed in the town of President Roxas, Cotabato, Philippines every May 8. The date can be declared a special nonworking day in some years such as Proclamation No. 1249 in 2016. The celebration remembers the creation of the town in 1967. History of President Roxas The municipality was named after […]


Aparri Founding Anniversary

Aparri Founding Anniversary is held in the town of Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines every May 11. The date may be declared special nonworking holiday through issuance from the executive department (such as Proclamation No. 484 in 2018 and Proclamation No. 203 in 2017). The celebration is organized in conjunction with the religious town fiesta in honor […]