Local Philippines Events
December 5
December 5 - 11 | Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines  Five provinces of Isabela region gather for a week-long celebration that showcases their culture, crafts, and cuisine. Source:Camperspoint.com  

December 8
December 8-9 | Malabon, Metro Manila, Philippines.   The Feast of Our Lady of Immaculate conception observed every December 9th is a joint celebration of the Roman Catholic and Aglipay churches. It features a grand fluvial procession of the venerated image of the Virgin Mary along the Malabon-Navotas River coupled with a traditional street dancing revelry participated in by colorfully costumed dancers, young and old.  Source:VisitMyPhilippines.com

December 8 | Roxas City, Panay and Malabon, Manila, Philippines The Roxas Festival is a showcase of the culture of the province, while the Malabon celebration features a river procession.Source:Philippinecountry.com

December 8 |Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Puerto Princesa City  Fiesta celebration falls every 8th day of the month. This activity drags on until Christmas and New Year, laced with a series of nightly presentation and display of a industrial products and tourism fair.  Source: Palawan Government 

December 8-9 | Tudela  The Cebuano town of Tudela on Camotes Island is renowned for its Taganitohan Festival, a Cebu fiesta that showcases the unique Filipino amalgam of Christianity and paganism. During this Cebu festival, various street parades showcase the town's history of worship of spirits, known locally as 'anito'; 'tag-anitohan' literally means 'place of spirits.' A highlight of this festival in Cebu is a series of dances featuring the reenactment of the rescue of townspeople from Moro invaders by Mandayang, a warrior who used native talismans to summon spirits and defeat the intruders. Source:AsiaTravel.com 

December 8
December 8 | Motiong, Samar The town of the well known "Tabo", a weekly market day where products from the mountain are exchanged with products for its lowlands.  Source:Province of Samar

December 8 | Boac, Marinduque, Philippines  The town fiesta of the municipality of Boac falls on the feast day of the Immaculate Conception. During this day, a religious civic-military celebration is observed throughout the town, capped by an evening procession in honor of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception.  Source:Flyphilippines.com.phClubmarinduque.com 

December 8
December 8 | Guagua, Pampanga, Philippines  In honor of Immaculate Concepcion, Pampanga celebrates this day showcasing cultural performances and festivities around town. Source:Camperspoint.com 

December 8
December 8| San Teodoro, Oriental Mindoro  It is a religious festival honoring the Immaculate Conception. It features street dancing, a parade of floats, and other activities centered on the town's agricultural bounty, the coconut. Source:Travelmart.net

December 9
December 9 | Marikina Sports Park, Marikina, Metro Manila, Philippines.  A festival that showcases the various ethnic groups that make up the population of Marikina. It serves as a tribute to the active men & women of the community who came from other regions of the country and chose to settle in Marikina. It only proves that unity can be achieved despite diverse backgrounds and different dialects. Source:Wowphilippines.ca