Zamboanga del Sur

Zamboanga Hermosa Festival

Zamboanga Hermosa Festival—also known as Zamboanga La Hermosa Festival, Fiesta Pilar, or simply Hermosa Festival—is a month-long cultural festival and religious fiesta in the city of Zamboanga, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines every October 12. It is one of the most important cultural events in the city, proudly presenting a fusion “tradition and modernity.” It is […]


Calbayog City Charter Day

Calbayog City Charter Day is observed in the city of Calbayog, Samar, Philippines every October 16. It celebrates the conversion of then municipality of Calbayog to a city pursuant to Republic Act No. 328 that was passed in 1948. The date is a special nonworking holiday by virtue of Republic Act No. 11184 signed by […]


Halad Inasal Festival

Halad Inasal Festival is the annual cultural and food festival and religious fiesta in the city of Talisay, Cebu, Philippines every October 15. It gives the limelight to lechon (roasted pig) of which the city is renowned for and coincides with the patronal feast of St. Therese of Avila. Another yearly celebration called Charter Day […]


CALACAtchara Festival

CALACAtchara Festival is a food, fruit, and religious festival in Calaca, Batangas, Philippines every October 24. It is held as a recognition of atchara, a dish made from pickled papaya that the town is known for. A ten-day affair, it opens beginning in October 10. Simultaneously, it is also the patronal feast of St. Raphael […]

Davao del Norte

Binulig Festival

Binulig Festival is the yearly agricultural festival in the city of Panabo, Davao del Norte, Philippines every second week of October. It is a week-long celebration. The city is known as the banana capital of the Philippines and almost 80% of its area is allocated to farming. The city also celebrates Araw ng Panabo every […]

Lanao del Norte

Sagingan Festival

Sagingan Festival is the annual agricultural festival and founding anniversary of the town of Tubod in the province of Lanao del Norte every October 17. It is regarded as the “mother of festivals” in the province. History of Sagingan Festival Sagingan Festival was held for the first time by Mayor Romana Dela Cruz-Neri in time […]


Haw-as Festival

Haw-as Festival is a cultural and seafood festival in the town of Dumangas, Iloilo, Philippines every last week October. Boasting of a week-long calendar, it is a celebration of Dumangas’ vibrant local culture, rich heritage, ts seafood industry particularly the production of bangus (milkfish), thanksgiving for bountiful harvest, and heroism of Filipino patriot Colonel Quintin […]


Kasanggayahan Festival

Kasanggayahan Festival is the biggest festival in the province of Sorsogon, Philippines. Held every October 1 to 31, it is a month-long celebration of its founding anniversary. Regarded as the province’s Festival of all Festivals, It is participated by the local government units of constituent localities of the province. Organized by the provincial government and […]

Davao Oriental

Sambuokan Festival

Sambuokan Festival is a founding anniversary celebration in the city of Mati, Davao Oriental, Philippines held every 29th of October. It is also a celebration of the ethnic customs and traditions of indigenous people who are residents of the city. It is a week-long celebration. History of Sambuokan Festival Sambuokan Festival comes from the word […]


Catandungan Festival

Catandungan Festival is a cultural and religious festival as well as a founding anniversary celebration that is held in the province of Catanduanes, Philippines every October 26. It is held in honor of Our Lady of La Naval. A province-wide observance, it is a remembrance of the historic creation of the province on October 26, […]