Local Philippines Events
3rd Sunday of November | Pasig City, Metro Manila This is celebration of the Feast of Señora del Rosario. Activities include pagoda sa ilog, sayaw sa kalye, tiangge and others. All men, women and even children take part in the colorful celebration. Source:VisitMyPhilippines.com   

November 17
November 17 | Sta. Barbara, Iloilo  Celebrated in commemoration of the first cry of revolution against Spain in Iloilo. The event opened with the grand parade with the participants dressed in Spanish costumes. Other activities include games and cultural presentations.  Source:Corporate.mozcom.com

November 17
November 17 - 21 | San Fernando  Sikoy Sikoy Festival celebrates the sheer love of God.  The festival is a form of a thanksgiving ritual for the blessings the city has been given. It is also a sign of hope for more blessings to come. The term sikoy refers to a procedure in fishing performed when the tide is rough. Source:Cebu Province Official Website 

November 18
November 10 | Oriental Mindoro, Philippines  Mahalta Festival dubbed as “Festival of Festivals” place together in one setting the festivals of the 14 towns and 1 city of Oriental Mindoro in the form of Street Dancing Competition. These colorful festivals have as its focal point the relation of people to their environment, protection and conservation of forest, marine life and the natural resources. Source:Philippinefiestas.com Orminvest.com.ph

November 23
November 23-December 1| Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines  The most sought annual event highlighting a dance parade accredited by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).  Source:Bacarra.gov.ph

November 23 | Agono, Rizal, Philippines. Adding color and gaiety to Angono town fiesta, celebrated early the 23rd of November, are the "Higantes", paper to mache to giants measuring four to five feet in diameter and ten to twelve feet in height. Philippine Rizal Angono's joyous major festival in honor of San Clemente (patron saint of fishermen) whose image, glorious in papal vestment, is carried by male devotees during a procession accompanied by "pahadores” (devotees dressed in colorful local costumes or fishermen’s clothes, wooden shoes and carrying boat paddles, fish nets, traps, etc.) and “higantes" (giant paper mache images). The street event finishes in a fluvial procession in Laguna de Bay amidst revelry that continues until the image is brought back to its sanctuary. How to get thereAngono lies to the east of Pasig City. Take the Angono-bound buses at the Shaw Boulevard terminal in Pasig. Travel time is 45 minutes but can stretch to over an hour, as traffic tends to be heavy. Source:PhilippineCountry.com

November 23
 November 23 | Angono, Rizal, Philippines One of the major festivals celebrated by the townfolks of Angono. San Clemente is the patron saint of fishermen, highly revered by the people of Angono, most of whom are fisherfolk. On the actual feast day, the image of San Clemente is carried on a barge in Laguna Lake, in a fluvial procession joined in by most of the residents of the town. The fishermen and their families are dressed in their fishermen's clothes bearing occupational gear- boat paddles, fish nets, traps, etc. and accompany the image back to the church. Little children called "parehadoras" are dressed in colorful costumes and put up a mardi gras-like procession in salutation to the image of San Clemente. Source:philtravelcenter.com 

November 24
November 24 | Carcar This Cebu festival in Carcar town takes its name from kabkad, a native ferm that grows in and around the town. More than just a celebration in honor of Saint Catherine of Alexandria, the town's patron saint, this festival in Cebu also showcases the town's history, products, and art. Source:AsiaTravel.com 

November 24
November 24-25 | Carcar, Cebu   Is celebrated on November 24-25 in honor of the town's patron. St. Catherine of Alexandria Carcar town is noted for its old Spanish style houses in the quiet countryside setting. During fiestas, the residents would invite friends, relatives and town visitors into their homes to taste popular local delicacies. A lively and enjoyable event.  Source:AsiaTravel.com

November 26
November 26-28| Masbate, Philippines Cattle raising is a trademark of Masbate and a major source of livelihood for the province. The rodeo will highlight the Masbate Livestock Week. The festival held every November 26, 27, and 28 will feature a grand Rodeo Parade, Agro-Livestock Fair and Individual Group Competitions in Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Lassoing, Post Driving, Calf Casting, Food Chopping, Carabao Race and other traditional Filipno games. Source:Regional Development Council V