Negros Occidental

Cinco de Noviembre

Cinco de Noviembre, also known as Negros Day, is cultural and historical commemoration observed in Negros Occidental, Philippines every November 5th in remembrance of the local revolt that ousted Spanish rulers from power in 1898. It is a special nonworking public holiday in the province of Negros Occidental pursuant to Republic Act No. 6709 that […]

Metro Manila

Sapatos Festival

Sapatos Festival, also known as Marikina Shoe Festival, is a cultural and shoe festival in Marikina, Metro Manila, Philippines every November. In 2019, its schedule was between November 11 and December 29. The city also celebrates the Marikina City Day every April 16. History of Sapatos Festival Marikina City, through the Marikina Shoe Industry Development […]


Kabkaban Festival

Kabkaban Festival is a cultural and religious festival in Carcar City, Cebu, Philippines every November 25. It is held as a celebration in honor of the patroness of the city, St. Catherine of Alexandria. It is one of the participating cultural fest in the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo. Etymology One source states that the name of […]

Negros Occidental

Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival

Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival is an annual gathering of organic farms and farm workers in the last Saturday of November in Negros. A four-day event, it is a celebration that promotes farming based on organic, agricultural practices. The province of Negros Occidental is touted as the organic agriculture capital of the Philippines. History of […]

Negros Oriental

Sandurot Festival

Sandurot Festival is a cultural festival held every fourth week of September in Dumaguete City, the capital of the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. It is one of the two major festivals in the city, the other being the annual Buglasan Festival organized by the provincial government every October. It is a ten-day fest that […]

Davao Occidental

Gaginaway Festival

Gaginaway Festival is a cultural festival and founding anniversary of the town of Malita every November 17. It is the most popular festival in the province of Davao Occidental, Philippines. Its name comes from gaginaway, which means gathering among Tagacaolo people and love in B’laan language. Its schedule is in the full moon in November, […]

Sultan Kudarat

Kalimudan Festival

Kalimudan Festival is the biggest yearly cultural festival and founding anniversary of the province of Sultan Kudarat, Philippines every November 22. A week-long event or longer, it is a festival that witnesses the gathering of people from different places in the province into Isulan, its capital. History of Kalimudan Festival Kalimudan Festival comes from the […]


National Rice Awareness Month

National Rice Awareness Month is an annual event every November in the Philippines. Abbreviated as NRAM, its activities include programs that raise awareness of the role of rice in the country and the role of farmers in the economy, its responsible consumption, and healthier choices for consumers in terms of rice varieties. History of rice […]

Occidental Mindoro

Arawatan Festival

Arawatan Festival is founding anniversary that is celebrated in the province of Occidental Mindoro, Philippines every November 15th. A week-long celebration, main activities take place in Mamburao, the capital of the province. History of Arawatan Festival Arawatan Festival comes from the word arawatan, a Mangyan word that refers to unity. Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board) issued […]

Misamis Occidental

Pas’ungko Festival

Pasungko Festival is the founding anniversary, cultural festival celebrating the indigenous people called Subanen, and the biggest festival in the province of Misamis Occidental, Philippines every November 2. It is the “festival of all festivals” in the province, bringing together the local government units of its constituent towns and cities. Activities take place in Oroquieta […]