Misamis Occidental

Oroquieta City Charter Day

Oroquieta City Charter Day commemorates the time the municipality of Oroquieta became the cabecera of Misamis Occidental, Philippines. It is held every January 6, which may be declared a special non-working holiday such as Proclamation No. 1272 issued in 2022. In addition, the city also celebrates the Grand Concept Parade in time for the patronal […]


Charter Day of the City of Talisay

Charter Day of the City of Talisay celebrates the conversion of Talisay from a municipality to a component city. It is observed every January 12 which is a special non-working holiday in Talisay City, Cebu, Philippines and the observance is in accordance to Republic Act No. 9778. The city also celebrates the patronal feast of […]


Sikhayan Festival

Sikhayan Festival is the cultural festival and annual founding celebration of Santa Rosa City, Laguna, Philippines every January 18. The date is declared a special non-working holiday in the city through proclamations issued from the Office of the President. History of Sikhayan Festival Sikhayan Festival comes from sikap (hardwork) and kabuhayan (livelihood). It was launched […]

Metro Manila

Pangisdaan Festival

Pangisdaan Festival, also called Navotas City Founding Anniversary and Navotas Day, is the annual commemoration of the founding of the city of Navotas in Metro Manila, Philippines every January 16. A week-long affair, it is also a thanksgiving celebration for abundant fish harvest and the invaluable contribution of fisher folks to the local economy. History […]


Kaisa Festival

Kaisa Festival is the cultural festival and religious fiesta in the city of Tarlac, Tarlac, Philippines every January 20. It is held as a celebration of the city’s culture and history and in honor of St. Sebastian, the patron saint of the city. History of Kaisa Festival The city of Tarlac used to hold the […]


Feast Day of Sto. Niño de Batangan

Feast Day of Sto. Niño, also referred to as Batangas City Fiesta, is a yearly religious festival in the city of Batangas, Batangas, Philippines held every January 16. The date is also at times a special non working holiday in the city through presidential declaration, for example Proclamation 1978 in 2010. Devotion to Sto. Niño […]


Coconut Festival

Coconut Festival, also called Cocofest, is the multi-awarded coconut festival and religious fiesta in the city of San Pablo, Laguna, Philippines every January 15. It is held as thanksgiving for the bountiful harvest of the coconut, a crop that the city supplies as a primary agricultural product. Moreover, it is religious fiesta in honor of […]


Golden Harvest Festival

Golden Harvest Festival is the official cultural festival and Charter Day in the city of Valencia, Bukidnon, Philippines held every January 12. The date may also be a special non-working holiday in the city such as in 2001 when Proclamation No. 432 was issued. History of Valencia City Datu Sebastian Manangkila was the leader of […]

South Cotabato

Hinugyaw Festival

Hinugyaw Festival is the annual founding celebration and cultural festival in the city of Koronadal, South Cotabato, Philippines every January 10. The date, which is also referred to as Araw ng Koronadal (Koronadal Day), is at times declared a special non-working holiday through presidential proclamations. History of Hinugyaw Festival The word hinugyaw comes from hugyaw, […]

Ilocos Sur

Tagudin Founding Anniversary

Tagudin Founding Anniversary is held every January 5 in the town of Taguin, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. The day in some years is declared a special non-working holiday. History of Tagudin Tagudin began as a Christian mission in 1586, and this is the year that the foundation of the town is reckoned. The Augustinians organized Tagudin […]