Local Philippines Events
July 25 | Paete, Laguna, Philippines. Celebrated every 25th of July in honor of the town’s Patron Saint James. A very good time to visit since all households are in festive mood and generally, guest & visitors are invited to share food & drinks free. Brass bands add gaiety to the celebration by moving around town in their attractive & beautiful uniforms. Side shows & athletic competitions sometimes enliven the fiestas.  Source:Laguna.gov.ph

July 25 | Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte Kinabayo Festival is a re-enactment of the battle of Covadonga and other Spanish-Moorish wars. Source: travelmart

July 25- 31 | Cantilan, Surigao del Sur It is a week-long event participated by balikbayans living in the CarCanMadCarLan (Carrascal, Cantilan, Madrid, Carmen, Lanuza) area.  A balikbayan refers to a Filipino overseas worker who just arrived home from abroad. Source: MEDCo

July 25 | Cortes, Surigao del Sur The term "Kadagatan" means "the sea". The event features street dancing with its dancers wearing props and costumes that symbolize marine life.  Source: travelmart

July 25 | Cordova This Cebu festival in Cordova honors Saint James the Apostle, with street dancing and food fests throughout the town. Source:AsiaTravel.com 

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July 25 | Sta. Margarita, Samar   One of the cleanest town in the province and noted for its small-scale fiber craft industry.  Source:Province of Samar

July 25 |Socorro, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines  The festival is a ceremonial tradition practiced by Tadyawan Mangyans as a thanksgiving ritual to praise the Almighty for bountiful harvests. Source:Philippinefiestas.com

July 25 | Compostela The Caballo Festival is dedicated to the town's parton saint, Señor Santiago de Apostol. The festival is celebrated through street dancing, which involves the performance of the three basic Caballo steps. According to the legend, during a battle between Christians and Muslims, the townsfolk were claimed to be saved by an apparition riding a horse. The apparition eventually became Compostela's patron saint.  Caballo, the Spanish term for "horse," eventually became the festival's name. Source:Cebu Province Official WebsiteeTravel Pilipinas 

July 26 | Municipality of Taguig, Metro Manila, PhilippinesA fluvial parade in honor of the town patroness St. Anne. The thrills and excitement of the fishers are replayed after year by the “pasubo” where fluvial parade participants in Colorful boats and spectators by the riverbanks toss goodies of fruits and native delicacies to each other. Source:Wowphilippines.ca

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July 26 - 29 | Pila, Laguna, Philippines  Araw ng Pila is a week long commemorative celebration which includes a various activities ranging from cultural to sports, trade fairs, amateur singing contest, dance contest, social and religous gatherings acality. The highlights is the “Regodon De Honor”, wherein the participants wore a "Mestiza" dress for women and Barong Tagalog for men. Source:Caliraya Lake Festivals