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Philippine Festivals for the month of March

Festivals or simply known as Fiesta is widely celebrated anywhere in the Philippines. Here are the lists of Philippines' festival celebration in Luzon, Visayas, and; Mindanao for the month of March.  

Strawberry Festival in Benguet, Philippines

La Trinidad is a first-class municipality and Benguet’s Capital with a population of more than 129,000.  The municipality is very famous in terms of vegetables, flowers, and strawberry plantations, no wonder, this place earning its namesake “ the Strawberry capital in the Philippines” and the home of the Strawberry Festival held annually.  Located in the central portion of Benguet, Tublay (northeast), Sablan (West), Itogon (southeast), Tuba (southwest), and Baguio City in the south.  

Binalbal Festival of Tudela, Misamis Occidental

The Binalbal Festival is celebrated every first of January in Tudela, Misamis Occidental in the Philippines. Binalbal means “Balbal” in Cebuano, symbolize a unique tradition and belief of the town about supernaturals, the witches, ogres, and the like elements which can be compared to the Halloween feast. The beginning of the celebration is called the “ Masquerade Ball" which begins every 31st of December, together with the new Year welcome until noontime of January first with the grand parade of the Festival.    

82nd Araw ng Davao schedule of Events and Activities

Davao City marked another year of Araw ng Davao  celebration this coming March 16, 2019. The City government is very optimistic that this yearly celebration attracts thousands of locals and foreign tourists visiting the City. Several events are being scheduled before the date of the celebration, including the most awaited event, the Mutya ng Davao on the 15th of March at the Davao City Recreational Center. On the 16th of March, the Civic-Military Parade will be showcased in the morning. This year, Araw ng Davao marked its 82nd year of celebration.

Digos City | The virgin falls of Davao Del Sur

The Virgin falls is located in the small village of Balatikan in the highland of Kapatagan, Digos City.  It is thread oftentimes by several mountaineers passing throughout the Kapatagan trail since it became one of the jump-off points of the tallest mountain in the Philippines, Mount Apo. In fact, a portion of Kapatagan is still covered by the protected areas of Mount Apo Natural Park. 

Dhen Yho's Place, the perfect summer getaway in Davao del Sur

This year, the country is expected to experience the warmest climate condition this summer and maybe the beaches are the least option to go.   If you want to experience cool weather this summer, get packed and head on to the summer capital of Davao del Sur. in the small community of Kapatagan in Digos City, lies with several spring resorts that are perfect for summer vacation and scaping a bumpy city life. Kapatagan is also known as the fruit basket capital of the Region and home of several mountain resorts and the Peak.  This is also an entry point for those tourists flocking at Mt. Apo, the highest Peak in the country, through the Kapatagan Trail.

Malamawi Island | The happy side of Basilan

Basilan - a home of almost 113, 000 populations located across the north side of Zamboanga City and the Malamawi Island offshore. It is a promising Island Province with two booming cities, Lamitan and Isabela City. It is also a diverse community where a sizable presence of Chavacanos, Tausug, and Yakans. The Sama tribe, Maranaos, Ilocanos, Cebuanos and Chinese are the minorities. Numerous dialects also spoken, but primarily used by most inhabitants is Chavacano, Tausug, Cebuano, and Yakan.  English is also mostly used by locals. 

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