June Festivals In The Philippines

June Festivals In The Philippines – Filipinos love fiestas. The term “fiesta” will bring a smile to the face of almost any Filipino. After all, a fiesta is an extraordinary time with friends, a time for fellowship, food, and lots of activities.

There are the following June Festivals In The Philippines

1. Rizal Arts Festival

The festival goals to create awareness and appreciation of Philippine Art and Culture and arts and culture as the active attraction for local and foreign tourist. Rizal has the potential of becoming a tourist destination particularly in the field of crafts and arts. It is known as the home of various national artists, musicians, and other equally creative artist.

 

 

 

Date of Range : 1 Jun to 30 Jun
Location: Angono, Rizal
Commemoration and Main attractions: promoting arts and culture

2. Buklog

Buklog is a thanksgiving festival of the Subanen. It is a religious rituals and rite done in Zamboanga Del Sur by the natives. For a long period of time, these rituals are done to gloryfy the spirits, especially the spirit of water named Malengma, the spirit of forest (Mamanwa), and Manising (spirit of the mountains) for the prosperous and unbroken supply of harvest. The event uses so many materials and collect animals, such as pigs that serve as an offering to the spirits. During the event chanting prayers is very essential to halt evil spirits.
Weeks before Buklog a repeating sound from “agung” are produces from the top of the hill that can reach hundreds of kilometers that serve as a notice to the public.

Buklog
Date of Range: 1 Jun to 6 Jun
Location: Dipolog City
Commemoration and Main attractions: thanksgiving festival of the Subanen

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3.Linggo ng Zamboanga del Norte & “Sardines and Mango Festival”

A week’s celebration highlighting agro-industrial fairs, sports, concerts, beauty pageants, cultural shows and street dancing.

Linggo ng Zamboanga del Norte & "Sardine

Date of Range: 1 Jun to 6 Jun
Location: Dipolog City
Commemoration and Main attractions: celebration highlighting agro-industrial fairs

4. Bilang-bilang Abayan Festival

A showcase of the religious tradition of the Surigaonons in honor of St. Virgen de la Paz Y de Buen Viaje.

Bilang-bilang Abayan Festival

 

Date of Range: 1 Jun
Location: Surigao City
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of St. Virgen de la Paz Y de Buen Viaje

5. Sakay-sakay Abayan

A parade at sea led by the Patron Saint of Bilang-Bilang, Virgen dela Paz Y Buen Viaje, the patroness of good voyage aboard a gorgeously adorned vessel followed by colourful motor launches and bancas passing through the Surigao Strait and back to the City wharf.

Sakay-sakay Abayan

 

Date of Range: 1 Jun
Location: Surigao City
Commemoration and Main attractions: fluvial procession

6. Pulang-Angui Festival

The Pulang-Angui Festival which is famous in Polangui, Albay is celebrated annually which tells the story of maiden who adorations everything in red. It is also a fiesta which is held in honor of the patron saints of Polangui, Saint Paul and Peter. Red hot costumes in parades fill the streets which provide a wonderful sight for families who want to have fun. It is one of the grandest fiestas in the 3rd district of Albay which means that it is filled with fun filled activities for anyone of all years to enjoy. Come and experience the festival yourself, make sure you bring your family and friends, and you’re going to have on enjoyable time.

Pulang-Angui Festival

Date of Range: 4 Jun
Location: Polangui, Albay
Commemoration and Main attractions: relives the origin of the town

7. Carrera Habagat

The four-day adventure race and the biggest in the Philippines. It involves trekking and trail running, rappelling, mountain biking, kayaking, swimming, orienteering, land navigation and special skills section.

Carrera Habagat

 

 

Date of Range : 8 Jun to 12 Jun
Location: Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte
Commemoration and Main attractions: adventure race and the biggest in the Philippines.

8. Camotes Cassava Festival

An annual celebration of a plentiful harvest. A time where farmers display their various cassava-based products, share their various technical experiences in producing and processing cassava products. Among the activities is the Best Booth Contest, Search for new cassava food products, Poster Making contest, cultural night and the search for Miss Camotes Tourism.

Camotes Cassava Festival

 

 

Date of Range: 8 Jun to 14 Jun
Location: Tudela, Cebu (Camotes Island)
Commemoration and Main attractions: annual celebration of a plentiful harvest

9. Baragatan sa Palawan (Foundation Day)

A festival of the centennial of the founding of the civil government of Palawan. Highlights are LGU Trade and Food Fair, colorful parade with contribution from the different municipalities and private sectors featuring the ethnic groups residing in the province.

 

 

Baragatan sa Palawan

 

Date of Range: 10 Jun to 23 Jun
Location: Puerto Princesa City
Commemoration and Main attractions: founding anniversary of the civil government of Palawan

10. Lechonan sa Baroy

A majestic parade of “lechon” – (roasted pig) in the main town plaza decorated with various vegetables ,spices, crops , and other edible items from the farm.

Lechonan sa Baroy

 

 

Date of Range: 10 Jun
Location: Baroy, Lanao del Norte
Commemoration and Main attractions: parade of “lechon”

11. Pagdayao Festival

Pagdayao Festival originates from the word pagdayao in Masbatenyo dialect which loosely means the act of giving honor, thanksgiving and praise. This festival is to honor the patron saint of Masbate City, San Antonio de Padua. This also displays the religiosity of Masbatenyos, a trait Bicolanos are well known for. Among the main features and events of the fiesta are cultural street presentations depicting the history of Masbate, agro-industrial fair presenting the main products of Masbate, athletic events that exhibits the Masbatenyo sportsmanship, and the Search for the Next Miss Masbate. For sure, residents and tourists alike enjoy this event in Masbate.

 

 

Pagdayao Festival

 

Date of Range: 11 Jun to 12 Jun
Location: Tacloban, Leyte, Masbate
Commemoration and Main attractions: thanksgiving feast

12. Rizal Province Foundation Day

A province wide festival of Rizal’s founding anniversary. Activities are parade, street dancing, trade fair and art exhibit; quiz bee, basketball exhibition game, search for Ms. Rizal, poster making, and ballroom dancing for senior citizens.

Rizal Province Foundation Day

Date of Range : 11 Jun
Location: Rizal (no definite venue)
Commemoration and Main attractions: Rizal’s founding anniversary

13. Araw ng Agusan del Sur

In commemoration of the R.A. 4969 enacted on June 17, 1967 dividing Agusan province into two: Agusan del Norte and del Sur.

 

 

June Festivals In The Philippines

 

Date of Range : 12 Jun
Location: Agusan del Sur
Commemoration and Main attractions: commemoration of Agusan del Sur

14.Panagsasalug Fiesta

Panagsasalug Fiesta emphasized are street dancing, agri-industrial fair, parade, beauty pageant, float parade and sports competitions.

 

Panagsasalug Fiesta

 

Date of Range: 12 Jun to 15 Jun
Location:Maddela, Quirino
Commemoration and Main attractions: emphasized are street dancing, agri-industrial fair

15. La Trinidad Foundation Day

La Trinidad is one of the municipality of Benguet, every 16th of June La Trinidad, Benguet celebrates the La Trinidad Foundation Day to commemorate the virtue granted to La Trinidad as a municipality of Benguet and Mt. Province.
The Republic Act No. 531 is granted to La Trinidad June 16, 1950. The local citizens of La Trinidad are celebrating this festival for almost 65 years as a working holiday.The opening ceremony of the event is the usual parade in the capitol, competition games from different agencies of the local government unit. Showcase exhibits of agricultural products.

 

Next to farming, tourism is the current livelihood of La Trinidad, because of the wonderful destination for visitors who are nature lovers, adventurers and people who want to learn the culture of the town.
The closing of the Foundation day of La Trinidad is the awarding and recognition of all participants in the competition games, and outstanding government officials and citizens of La Trinidad.

Date of Range: 12 Jun to 16 Jun
Location:La Trinidad, Benguet
Commemoration and Main attractions: celebrates the La Trinidad Foundation Day to commemorate the virtue granted

16. Araw ng Agusan del Norte

Anniversary of Agusan Del Norte. It is emphasized with civic parade, sports fest, and agro-industrial fair.

 

 

 

Date of Range: 12 Jun to 17 Jun
Location: Agusan del Norte
Commemoration and Main attractions: Anniversary of Agusan Del Norte

17. Naliyagan Festival

A commemoration of the Foundation anniversary of Agusan del Sur, a week-long socio-cultural and art exposition of  the indigenous ethnic group in the entire Agusan valley and displaying their skills and gracefulness in dancing as part of their ritual activities.

 

 

Naliyagan Festival - Philippines Travel Site

 

Date of Range: 12 Jun to 17 Jun
Location: Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur
Commemoration and Main attractions: commemoration of the Foundation anniversary of Agusan del Sur

18. Araw ng Quezon

Araw ng Quezon an Agro-Fair and Parade.

 

 

Araw ng Quezon

 

Date of Range : 12 Jun to 18 Jun
Location: Quezon, Bukidnon
Commemoration and Main attractions: an Agro-Fair and Parade.

19. Araw ng Cotabato

Araw ng Cotabato  as special public holiday in Cotabato City to afford its residents the opportunity to celebrate this landmark in the city's history with fitting ceremonies

 

Araw ng Cotabato

Date of Range: 12 Jun to 20 Jun
Location: Cotabato City
Commemoration and Main attractions: founding anniversary festival

20. Independence Day

The Independence Day in Philippines is celebrated on 12 June. Being a national holiday, all workers – including government staff – are authorized to have the day off. Most people celebrate the day with family and friends either at home or in public areas such as parks and shopping malls.

 

 

philippines Independence Day

 

Date of Range: 12 Jun
Location: nationwide
Commemoration and Main attractions: Independence Day in the Philippines

21. Bonsai Festival and Founding Anniversary of San Isidro

Founding Anniversary of San Isidro and Bonsai Festival a week-long celebration of the thanksgiving anniversary of the Town and celebration of Bonsai festival.

 

 

 

Date of Range : 12 Jun
Location: San Isidro, Davao
Commemoration and Main attractions: the thanksgiving anniversary of the Town and celebration of Bonsai festival.
22. Dorong Festival

Dorong Festival a week-long thanksgiving celebration with different activities such as mountain biking, Motorcross, and display fruits and mountain climbing, vegetables and tribal exposure of their cultural beliefs and crafts.

 

Dorong Festival

 

 

Date of Range:14 Jun to 19 Jun
Location:Digos City
Commemoration and Main attractions: thanksgiving celebration with different activities

23. Gotad ad Ifugao

Gotad ad Ifugao the province of Ifugao will be celebrating its annual Gotad ad Ifugao Festival in commemoration of its 50th formation anniversary this coming June 12th until the 18th. The festival has the theme Haggiyo Ifugao.

Gotad ad Ifugao

Date of Range: 14 Jun to 28 Jun
Location: Lagawe, Ifugao
Commemoration and Main attractions: celebrating its annual Gotad ad Ifugao Festival

24. Battle of Besang Pass Commemoration

Battle of Besang Pass Commemoration the Cervantenians celebrated the 67th Commemoration of the Battle of Bessang Pass at the National Shrine highlighted by the laying of wreaths, flowers and candles and the 21-gun salute. The second part of the celebration was held at the municipal gymnasium and it was participated by the different agencies and institutions within the municipality. The second part of the celebration was held at the municipal gymnasium and it was participated by the different agencies and institutions within the municipality. The second part of the celebration was held at the municipal gymnasium and it was participated by the different agencies and institutions within the municipality.

 

 

battle of besang pass

 

 

Date of Range: 14 Jun
Location:Cervantes, Ilocos Sur
Commemoration and Main attractions: Commemoration the Cervantenians celebrated

25. Victory at Bacsil Ridge

Victory at Bacsil Ridgeb a historical celebration of the USAFIP NL liberation at Bacsil Ridge honoring Filipino soldiers (heroes).

 

Victory at Bacsil Ridge

 

 

Date of Range: 14 Jun

Location: San Fernando City, La Union
Commemoration and Main attractions: historical celebration of the USAFIP NL liberation

26. Pinyasan (Pineapple) Festival

Pinyasan (Pineapple) Festival a festival featuring the sweet, succulent pineapple thru art exhibits,, trade fairs, cultural performances and sports events.Pinyasan (Pineapple) Festival

 

Date of Range : 15 Jun to 23 Jun
Location:Camarines Norte
Commemoration and Main attractions: festival featuring the sweet

27. Cagayan de Oro City Charter Day

Cagayan de Oro City celebrates the chartered day of the city.

 

 

Cagayan de Oro City Charter Day

 

 

Date of Range:15 Jun
Location:Cagayan de Oro City
Commemoration and Main attractions: celebrating the chartered day of the city

28. Iligan City Charter Day

Iligan City Charter Day a celebration thru a program held at Rizal Park where top tax payers and outstanding citizens of the city are given recognition.

 

Iligan City Charter Day

 

 

Date of Range: 16 Jun
Location: Iligan City
Commemoration and Main attractions: celebration thru a program held at Rizal Park

29.Damsu Cultural Festival

Damsu Cultural Festival a thanksgiving celebration for the good harvest.

 

 

Damsu Cultural Festival

 

Date of Range : 16 Jun
Location: Kiblawan
Commemoration and Main attractions: a thanksgiving celebration for the good harvest

30. Baykat Festival, Ambaguio Town Fiesta

Baykat Festival, Ambaguio Town Fiesta featuring Kalanguya showcase of their culture and rituals, typical baratillos, selling, playground demonstration, product exhibit, and people’s night.

 

 

Baykat Festival

 

 

Date of Range: 17 Jun to 19 Jun
Location: Ambaguio, Nueva Vizcaya
Commemoration and Main attractions: Town Fiesta featuring Kalanguya showcase

31. Quezon Town Fiesta

Quezon Town Fiesta features the typical celebration of a town fiesta with baratillos, parade, playground demonstration and people’s night.

 

 

 

 

Date of Range: 17 Jun to 20 Jun
Location: Quezon, Nueva Vizcaya
Commemoration and Main attractions: celebration of a town fiesta with baratillos

32. Regada Water Festival

Regada Water Festival it has been a yearly tradition to celebrate the Cavite City Water Festival more popularly recognized as “REGADA” every June. The yearly tourism oriented festival has evolved into a combined environmental, cultural and religious activity. The month of June is significant in Cavite City's history for its lasting contribution to Philippine independence and history.

Regada Water Festival

Date of Range:17 Jun to 24 Jun
Location: Cavite City
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of Saint John the Baptist

33. San Juan Cityhood Anniversary

San Juan Cityhood Anniversary the date when the independent Municipality of San Juan was converted into a highly urbanized city. The Cityhood Anniversary also work for as the kick-off activity to the town’s Wattah! Wattah! San Juan Festival.

 

 

 

Date of Range: 17 Jun
Location:San Juan City
Commemoration and Main attractions: the independent Municipality of San Juan

34. Tagnipan-on Festival

Tagnipan-on Festival a street dancing parade using nipa (palm) as the major Decorative items / and costumes.

 

 

El Salvador, Misamis Oriental

 

Date of Range: 17 Jun
Location: El Salvador, Misamis Oriental
Commemoration and Main attractions: a street dancing parade using nipa (palm)

35. Kaimonan Festival

Kaimonan Festival a thanksgiving celebration for the blessings and bountiful harvest. It is celebrated every June 17 up to the last Saturday of the month in agreement with the practices of the tribe.

 

 

Kaimonan Festival - Philippines Travel Site

 

Date of Range : 17 Jun
Location: Maco, Compostela Valley
Commemoration and Main attractions: a thanksgiving celebration for the blessings and bountiful harvest

36. White Nights Festival

White Nights Festival of Culture and Arts.

 

 

 White Nights Festival

 

Date of Range: 18 Jun to 19 Jun (every 3rd weekend)
Location: Davao del Norte
Commemoration and Main attractions:Festival of Culture and Arts

37. Pabulig Festival

Pabulig Festival boston a celebration of Pabulig festival.

 

 

Pabulig Festival

 

Date of Range: 18 Jun to 19 Jun
Location: Boston, Davao Oriental
Commemoration and Main attractions: a celebration of Pabulig festival

38. Lingganay Festival

Lingganay Festival a week-long socio-cultural activities, talent and sports competition and pageant night. Highlight is street pageant depicting the mythical and legendary story of the golden bells of the municipality.

Lingganay Festival
Date of Range: 18 Jun
Location: Alangalang, Leyte
Commemoration and Main attractions:

39. Araw ng San Fernando Bukidnon

Araw ng San Fernando Bukidnon activities are Agro Fair and parade.

 

 

Araw ng San Fernando Bukidnon

 

Date of Range: 18 Jun
Location: San Fernando, Bukidnon
Commemoration and Main attractions: activities are Agro Fair and parade.

40. Cadang–Cadang Festival

Cadang–Cadang Festival a celebration of winning the progressive municipality in Davao del Norte

Cadang–Cadang Festival

Date of Range: 18 Jun
Location: Carmen, Davao del Norte
Commemoration and Main attractions: a celebration of winning the progressive municipality

41. Dapitan's Charter

Dapitan's Charter festivity starts on the natal anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal and culminates on the city’s charter day. The celebration is highlighted by a sports fest alongside ethnic presentations.

 

 

dapitan city charter day

 

Date of Range : 19 Jun to 22 Jun
Location: Dapitan City
Commemoration and Main attractions: festivity starts on the natal anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal

42. Pujada Bay Festival

Pujada Bay Festival a fluvial festival to showcase the bounty of coastal resources, lectures on coastal protection/management parade and cultural presentation.

 

 

Pujada bay Festival

 

Date of Range : 19 Jun to 24 Jul
Location: Mati, Davao Oriental
Commemoration and Main attractions: festival to showcase the bounty of coastal resources

43. Adlaw Nan Surigao

Adlaw Nan Surigao the provinces of Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur Simultaneously commemorate their charter anniversary.

 

Adlaw Nan Surigao

 

 

Date of Range: 19 Jun
Location: Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur
Commemoration and Main attractions: commemorate their charter anniversary

44. Rizal Day

Rizal Day description in commemoration of the birthday of the Philippine National hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal, the townsfolks of Calamba offer flowers at the Rizal shrine. A civic parade is organized to feature the life and times of Dr. Rizal and culminate at the town plaza.

 

 

Rizal Day

 

Date of Range: 19 Jun
Location: Calamba, Laguna
Commemoration and Main attractions:commemoration of the birthday of the Philippine National hero

45. Pista ng Kalikasan

Pista ng Kalikasan a massive tree planting activity to help alleviate global warming.

 

 

Pista ng Kalikasan

 

Date of Range: 19 Jun
Location: Palawan (provincewide)
Commemoration and Main attractions: a massive tree planting activity

46. Saint Peter Town Fiesta

Saint Peter Town Fiesta activities are parade and cultural show.

 

 

Saint Peter Town Fiesta

 

Date of Range: 19 Jun
Location: Sugbongcogon, Misamis Oriental
Commemoration and Main attractions: activities are parade and cultural show.

47. Ginnamuluan Fiesta

Ginnamuluan Fiesta activities are street dancing and cooperativism in achieving noble endeavors adhering to the values of Bayanihan in coming up with successful undertakings.

 

 

Ginnamuluan Fiesta

 

Date of Range: 20 Jun to 21 Jun
Location: Cabarroguis, Quirino
Commemoration and Main attractions: street dancing and cooperativism in achieving noble endeavors

48. Pista Y Ang Kagueban

Pista Y Ang Kagueban a festival reforestation dine by practically all people from different walks of life with activities such as performance of the eco-friendly artists of Puerto Princesa through songs dances.

Pista Y Ang Kagueban

Date of Range : 20 Jun to 27 Jun (3rd week)
Location: Puerto Princesa City
Commemoration and Main attractions: a festival reforestation dine

49.”Oyange Kaugman” Festival

“Oyange Kaugman” Festival a merrymaking held in combination with the town fiesta. The festival whose name was derived from a tree which is plentiful in the area features various exciting events including street presentation, beauty pageant, trade fair, among others.

 

Date of Range: 20 Jun to 29 Jun
Location: Polangui, Albay
Commemoration and Main attractions:a merrymaking held in combination with the town fiesta.

50. Pili Festival

Pili Festival – Pili is a native crop of Bicol region, particularly Sorsogon. This festival showcases the Pili, the primary determination of which is to highlight its importance and to increase the awareness of the public on its various economic uses.

 

Pili Festival

 

 

Date of Range: 20 Jun to 29 Jun
Location: Sorsogon, Sorsogon
Commemoration and Main attractions: pili nut

51. Zambulawan Festival

Zambulawan Festival a street dancing and colorful parade highlighting native Subanen costumes and rituals.

Zambulawan Festival

Date of Range : 20 Jun
Location: Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur
Commemoration and Main attractions: street pageantry

52. Balyuan Rites

Balyuan Rites Ceremonial exchange of images of the Holy Child between Leyte and Samar.

Balyuan Rites

Date of Range: 20 Jun
Location: Tacloban City
Commemoration and Main attractions:exchange of images of the Holy Child between Leyte and Samar.

53. Mudpack Festival

Mudpack Festival the festival is a representative celebration of man’s return to primitive time when he was closer to nature.

Mudpack Festival

 

Date of Range: 21 Jun to 22 Jun,or 24 Jun
Location: Murcia, Negros Occidental
Commemoration and Main attractions: celebration of man’s return

54. Payuhwan Festival: Batanes Day

Payuhwan Festival / Batanes Day Anniversary celebration of the establishment of the civil government of Batanes emphasized by cultural activities and demonstrations commemorating how the Ivatans became sturdy survivors of history, more established ,more united, and closer to the world through songs, dances, and rituals.

 

 

Payuhwan Festival: Batanes Day

 

Date of Range: 21 Jun to 26 Jun
Location: Batanes
Commemoration and Main attractions: celebration of the establishment of the civil government

55. Mt Diwata Festival

Mt. Diwata Festival a festival highlighted with street dancing in uprightness of their patron saint.

 

 

Diwata Festival

Photo: Agusan del Sur, My Home

 

Date of Range: 21 Jun
Location: San Francisco, Agusan del Sur
Commemoration and Main attractions: highlighted with street dancing in uprightness of their patron saint.

56. Pagadian City Charter Day

Pagadian City Charter Day a commemorates Pagadian City’s ascendancy into chartered This is marked yearly with festivities like agro-trade fair, civic military parade, nightly program at Plaza Luz, sports fest, clean-up drives, cultural , search for Mutya ng Pagadian and variety shows.

Pagadian City Charter Day

Date of Range: 21 Jun
Location: Pagadian City
Commemoration and Main attractions: a commemorates Pagadian City’s

57. Piat Sambali Festival

Piat Sambali Festival a religious and cultural revival in commemoration of the Christianization of the Itawes region of Cagayan. Activities are vibrant shows, novenas and street dancing; cultural presentations by indigenous groups.

Pait Sambali Festival

Date of Range : 23 Jun to 2 Jul,or (last week)
Location: Piat, Cagayan
Commemoration and Main attractions: commemorates the Christianization of the Ytawes region of Cagayan

58. Aggaw Nak Cagayan (Cagayan Founding Anniversary)

Aggaw Nak Cagayan (Cagayan Founding Anniversary) a celebration of the establishment of the civil government of Cagayan emphasized by an agro-industrial trade fair, cultural presentations, lectures, exhibits, beauty pageant among others and the novena to the extraordinary image of Our Lady of Piat at the Piat Basilica Minore.

Aggaw Nak Cagayan (Cagayan Founding Anniversary)

Date of Range: 23 Jun to 30 Jun
Location: Cagayan
Commemoration and Main attractions: a celebration of the establishment of the civil government

59. Calumpit “Libad” Festival

Calumpit “Libad” Festival a celebration in honor of the patron saint St. John the Baptist.

Calumpit Libad Festival

Date of Range: 23 Jun
Location: Calumpit, Bulacan
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of the patron saint St. John the Baptist.

60. Batac Charter Day & Empanada Festival

Batac Charter Day & Empanada Festival Features the “Empanada Festival” promoting and showcasing the very traditional fastfood and the One-Town-One-Product (OTOP) of Batac. Activities include, mass, dance parade (dancing with the similar music of Empanada where different stages of preparing and empanada were depicted), eating contests and empanada making among political leaders.

 

 

Empanada Festival

 

Date of Range : 23 Jun
Location: Batac, Ilocos Norte
Commemoration and Main attractions: promoting, and showcasing the very traditional fastfood

61. Birthday of Saint John the Baptist

Birthday of Saint John the Baptist This feast, a segment of Advent in the season of Ordinary Time, makes us aware of the wonderful inner bond between the sacred mysteries; for we are still in the midst of one Church year and already a bridge is being founded to the coming year of grace.Ordinarily the Church observes the day of a saint's death as his feast, because that day symbols his entrance into heaven. To this rule there are two notable exceptions, the birthdays of Blessed Mary and of St. John the Baptist.

Birthday of Saint John the Baptist

Date of Range: 24 Jun
Location: various (including San Juan City,Lian, Balayan, San Juan, Batangas,Samal, Davao del Norte, Bataan,Binuangan, Misamis Oriental,Calumpit and Obando, Bulacan)
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of St. John the Baptist

62. Matagoan Festival

Matagoan Festival a cultural festival showcasing the diferent cultures, traditions as well as the modern and native products of the various indigenous communities of Tabuk City. It is also a festival of Indigenous songs, dances and rhythms.

Matagoan Festival

Date of Range: 24 Jun to 26 Jun
Location: Tabuk City, Kalinga
Commemoration and Main attractions: a cultural festival showcasing the diferent cultures

63. Parada ng Lechon (Parade of Roast Pigs)

Parada ng Lechon (Parade of Roast Pigs) the Parada ng Lechon (roasted pig parade) a fiesta you must see in Balayan Batangas. The celebration is held once a year on June 24, and the feast day of San Juan (Saint John the Baptist).

 

 

Parada ng Lechon

 

Lechon is one of Batangas delicacy, and even in other provinces in the Philippines.
Date of Range: 24 Jun
Location: Balayan, Batangas
Commemoration and Main attractions: Saint John the Baptist

64. Hibok-Hibok Festival

Hibok-Hibok Festival Held annually in honor of St. John the Baptist with fluvial procession, parade and water sports.

 

 

Hibok-Hibok Festival

 

Date of Range: 24 Jun
Location: Camiguin Island
Commemoration and Main attractions: Saint John the Baptist

65. Kaliguan Fluvial Festival

Kaliguan Fluvial Festival a yearly festivities in honor of St. John the Baptist highlighted by Search for Perlas ng Kaliguan beach dancing beauty pageant, and other beach-fun activities.

 

 

Kaliguan Fluvial Festival

 

Date of Range: 24 Jun
Location: Cagwait, Surigao del Sur
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of St. John the Baptist

66. Feast of San Antonio de Padua

Feast of San Antonio de Padua the townsfolk of Pila rejoice the feast of San Antonio de Padua through a parade, merry making and festive dining in most of the stunning ancestral homes. The San Antonio de Padua Parish Church and the town plaza are the focal points of the activities.

Feast of San Antonio de Padua

Date of Range : 24 Jun
Location: Pila, Laguna
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of San Antonio de Padua

67. Feast of Saint John the Baptist / Lechon Festival

Feast of Saint John the Baptist / Lechon Festival Legend says that a long time ago, a fisherman saw the sculpture of St. John the Baptist which converted Pola’s patron saint. Sab’uyan Festival takes place every June 24 in honor of St. John the Baptist whose appearance is taken from the church and carried on procession accompanied by a band and set on a attractively decorated boat to the sea where it was first found. The Sab’uyan begins. People in the boat throw seawater to one another chant “Viva San Juan Bautista”. After the procession at the sea, the image is carried around town. Dancers from numerous groups follow the image. The Sab’uyan continues. The splashing of water is received with good humor for the people have faith in that being doused brings good health, luck and happiness. The procession ends at the church plaza.

Feast of Saint John the Baptist Lechon Festival

Date of Range: 24 Jun
Location: Mindoro Oriental
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of Saint John the Baptist and Lechon Festival

68. Araw ng Maynila

Araw ng Maynila A yearly celebration of Manila Day featuring various activities like the Manila Film Festival, Fireworks Display, etc.

 

 

Araw ng Maynila

 

Date of Range: 24 Jun
Location: Manila City
Commemoration and Main attractions: celebration of Manila Day

69. Taong-putik Festival

Taong-putik Festival a religious event where municipality peoples wear vines, banana leaves or dried coconut leaves on their mud-covered bodies as St. John the Baptist remained said to have done in his lifetime.

Taong Putik Festival

Date of Range: 24 Jun
Location: Aliaga, Nueva Ecija
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of Saint John the Baptist

70. Wattah! Wattah! San Juan Fiesta

Wattah! Wattah! San Juan Fiesta This is a fiesta in honor of the town”s patron saint – Saint John the Baptist which is categorized by vigorous and boisterous streetdancing with “Basaan (dousing of water) and “Santong Tao” (live saints) parade. Contains also numerous free concert s featuring various local artists and celebrities.

Wattah! Wattah! San Juan Fiesta

Date of Range: 24 Jun
Location: San Juan City
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of Saint John the Baptist

73. Sab'uyan Festival / Feast of Saint John the Baptist

Sab'uyan Festival / Feast of Saint John the Baptist Legend says that a long time ago, a fisherman saw the statue of St. John the Baptist which come to be Pola’s patron saint. Sab’uyan Festival takes place every June 24 in honor of St. John the Baptist whose appearance is taken from the church and carried on procession accompanied by a band and set on a beautifully ornamented boat to the sea where it was first found. The Sab’uyan begins. People in the boat throw seawater to one another chant “Viva San Juan Bautista”. After the procession at the sea, the image is carried around town. Dancers from numerous groups follow the image. The Sab’uyan continues. The splashing of water is received with good humor for the people have faith in that being doused brings luck , good health, and happiness. The procession ends at the church plaza.

Sab'uyan Festival Feast of Saint John the Baptist

Date of Range: 24 Jun
Location: Pola, Oriental Mindoro
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of Saint John the Baptist

74. Lubid–Lubid Festival and Cow Parade

Lubid–Lubid Festival and Cow Parade The idea of the festival revolve around paying tribute to the cows. But instead of showcasing the real cows in their yearly parade, the local government decided to depict the cows in their dancing because based from the myth where the name of Tiaong came from the mowing of the cow. A competition among High and Elementary school students, the choreograph street dancing was an charm by itself. Students in their colorful costumes dressed like a cow brings delight to the audience.

Lubid–Lubid Festival and Cow Parade

Date of Range : 24 Jun
Location: Tiaong, Quezon
Commemoration and Main attractions: festival revolve around paying tribute to the cows

75. San Juan sa Hibok-hibok Festival

San Juan sa Hibok-hibok Festival Held annually in honor of St. John the Baptist with fluvial procession, parade and water sports.

San Juan sa Hibok-hibok Festival

Date of Range : 24 Jun
Location: Camiguin (provincewide)
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of St. John the Baptist

76. Feast of Saint John the Baptist

Feast of Saint John the Baptist Dressed in creative costumes and disguises, lechins are paraded around the town go together with by gay chanting and buhusan a customary practice during the San Juan Bautista Feast.

Feast of Saint John the Baptist

Date of Range: 25 Jun
Location: San Juan, Metro Manila
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of St. John the Baptist

77. Ikid-ikid sa Hononganan Festival

Ikid-ikid sa Hononganan Festival activities are street dancing and ritual dance competition.

Ikid-ikid sa Hononganan Festival
Date of Range: 25 Jun
Location: Hinunangan, Southern Leyte
Commemoration and Main attractions: Festival Activities are street dancing and ritual dance competition

78. Bituon Han Leyte Kasadyaan

Bituon Han Leyte Kasadyaan Search for the festival queen, with the lead lady dancer of the competing festivals as the candidate.

Bituon Han Leyte Kasadyaan

Date of Range: 25 Jun
Location: Tacloban City
Commemoration and Main attractions: the lead lady dancer of the competing festivals as the candidate.

79.. Palo Palo Festival

Palo Palo Festival the 219th Anniversary of the founding of the civil Government of Batanes.

Palu-Palo Festival

Date of Range : 26 Jun
Location: Batanes
Commemoration and Main attractions: founding of the civil Government of Batanes

80. Apung Iru (Saint Peter Fluvial Festival)

Apung Iru (Saint Peter Fluvial Festival) the most anticipated activitiy of this festival procession where the image of St. Peter is brought down from Capalangan to Calumpit River where a vibrantly decorated mini pagoda awaits the image.

Apung Iru (Saint Peter Fluvial Festival)

Date of Range: 27 Jun to 29 Jun
Location: Apalit, Pampanga
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of Saint Peter or “Apung Iru”

81. Sakay-sakay Festival

Sakay-sakay Festival a baroto Race.

Sakay-sakay Festival

Date of Range: 27 Jun to 29 Jun
Location: Jimenez, Misamis Occidental
Commemoration and Main attractions: baroto Race

82. Pintados Festival

Pintados Festival Pintados showcases the ancient practice of body painting (tattooeing) and how Tacloban’s ascendants came to receive Christianity and develop a great love for the Senior Santo Niño.

 

 

Pintados Festival Tacloban

 

Date of Range: 27 Jun,or 29 Jun
Location:Tacloban, Leyte
Commemoration and Main attractions: body paint

83. Taephag Festival

Taephag Festival A common Manobo ritual used for primary a kaingin, rice planting, harvesting and other activities.

 

Manobo ritual

 

 

Date of Range: 27 Jun
Location: Tagbina, Surigao del Sur
Commemoration and Main attractions: common Manobo ritual

84. Araw ng El Salvador
Araw ng El Salvador activities are parade and cultural shows.

 

 

 Araw ng El Salvador

 

Date of Range: 27 Jun
Location: El Salvador, Misamis Oriental
Commemoration and Main attractions: activities are parade and cultural shows.

85. Araw ng Maramag

Araw ng Maramag activities are Agro Fair, street dancing competition and cultural parade.

Araw ng Maramag
Date of Range : 27 Jun
Location: Maramag, Bukidnon
Commemoration and Main attractions: activities are Agro Fair

86. Cacabyawan Festival

Cacabyawan Festival founding anniversary and thanksgiving for the bountiful harvest of cocoa, and the celebration of the copying of caves and cabyaw.

 

 

 Cacabyawan Festival

 

Date of Range: 27 Jun
Location: San Isidro, Davao del Norte
Commemoration and Main attractions: anniversary and thanksgiving for the bountiful harvest of cocoa

87. Sirong-sirong Festival

Sirong-sirong Festival a fiesta celebration in honor of Saints Peter and Paul emphasized by ethnic mardigras contests, agro-industrial fair and public dancing.

Sirong-sirong Festival

Date of Range: 28 Jun to 29 Jun
Location: Cagdianao, Surigao del Norte
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of Saints Peter and Paul

88. Kalilang sa Ranao

Kalilang sa Ranao Celebrates the legendary Lake Lanao.

Kalilang sa Ranao

Date of Range: 28 Jun to 5 Jul, or 10 Apr to 15 Apr
Location: Marawi City, Lanao del Sur
Commemoration and Main attractions: charter anniversary celebration of Marawi City

89. Subiran Regatta

Subiran Regatta Participants, mostly fishermen, exhibit their mastery and talents in maneuvering their attractive and colorful subiran craft, sailing and steering them in an 8 nautical miles race, along Cancabato Bay.

Subiran Regatta

Date of Range: 28 Jun
Location: Tacloban City
Commemoration and Main attractions: exhibit their mastery and talents in maneuvering

90. Kaniyog'n Festival

Kaniyog'n Festival “Kaniyogan” or coconut plantation overflow in this town and has become an important means of sustenance for its people. The fiesta goals to promote the diverse products derived from the “tree of life”. The festival also features trade fairs, cultural, trade fairs, and contemporary shows, sports activities, and a beauty pageant.

 

 

 

Date of Range: 28 Jun
Location: Brooke's Point, Palawan
Commemoration and Main attractions: coconut plantation overflow

91. Bailes de Arcos

Bailes de Arcos performed during the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul by daughters of past participants with impeccable names as the homage to the Virgen dela Rosa” for her kindness.

 

Baile de los gigantes en el Arco San Roque

 

Date of Range : 29 Jun
Location: Makati City
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of Saints Peter and Paul

92. Biniray Festival

Biniray Festival the fiesta is being held to honor the town’s patron saints Peter and Paul, a way of prayer for the blessings from the sea. The celebration starts in the first hours of the morning, with a flotilla of intricately decorated boats that encircles Bulalacao Bay and met the citizens at it lands on the shore. Marching continues on the streets with icons of the two saints greeted in religious manners by the believers. A procession is done later at twilight and it ends in the church ground. The old-style putong (crowning) of the patrons whole the final rituals amid songs and dances by adults and children alike. A street dancing is also performed during the day participated commonly by students in indigenous costumes.

 

 

Biniray Festival

 

Date of Range : 29 Jun
Location:Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro
Commemoration and Main attractions: in honor of Saints Peter and Paul

93. Sugbongcogontown Fiesta / Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sugbongcogontown Fiesta / Sacred Heart of Jesus Activities are parades, cultural shows, and Agri-fair.

Sugbongcogontown Fiesta Sacred Heart of Jesus

Date of Range: 29 Jun
Location:Sugbongcogon, Misamis Oriental
Commemoration and Main attractions: Sacred Heart of Jesus Activities are parade

94.Sangyaw Festival Street Dance and Ritual Dance Competition

Sangyaw Festival Ritual Dance and Street Dance Competition Showcases the culture of the warays, described as the essential Visayans because of their zest for carefree nature and life .

 

 

Sangyaw Festival

 

Date of Range: 29 Jun
Location: Tacloban City
Commemoration and Main attractions: Dance Competition Showcases the culture of the warays

95. Kahalawan te Sebseb “Spring Festival”

Kahalawan te Sebseb “Spring Festival” a spring festival where the legends of the place are express over street dancing and tableau competition.

Kahalawan te Sebseb Spring Festival

Date of Range: 30 Jun
Location:Maramag, Bukidnon
Commemoration and Main attractions: a spring festival where the legends of the place

96. Naligayan Festival

Naligayan Festival A festival of the Foundation anniversary, a week-long socio-cultural and art exposition of indigenous tribes in the whole Agusan valley and showing their skills and gracefulness in dancing as part of their ritual activities.

Naligayan Festival

Date of Range:June (2nd week)
Location: Agusan del Norte
Commemoration and Main attractions: features socio-cultural shows and fairs involving indigenous groups

97. Daet Pineapple Festival

Pineapple Festival The Daet Pineapple Festival, or more excellently known as the Pinyasan Festival, was born on April 14, 1993, when it was unanimously permitted by the town's Sangguniang Bayan. Originally inspired by Camiguin's Lanzones Festival, the author of the resolve and current town mayor Tito Sarte Sarion established the festival under Executive Order 07-93 to boost tourism in Daet and indorse its Formosa variety as the country's sweetest pineapple.

Daet Pineapple Festival

Date of Range: June (3rd week),(15-24)
Location: Daet, Camarines Norte
Commemoration and Main attractions: Foundation Day and town fiesta in honor of St. John the Baptist.

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