KASIBU CITRUS FESTIVAL
September 00 | Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya
Marks the plentiful citrus harvest of the acknowledged citrus capital of the Philippines â€“ Kasibu, known for its sweet oranges like Perante, Satsuma, Navel and also pomelo and other fruits.
REGIONAL TOURISM COUNCIL ASSEMBLY (RTCA)
September 00 | Region I
A two-day interaction of Provincial, municipal, barangay and regional tourism council officers discussing the issues and concerns, updates of tourism, presentation of plans and programs per council.
HRABâ€™S TOURISM WEEKEND CULINARY EXPO
September 00 | Baguio City (date to be announce)
Culinary skills demonstration and cook fest sponsored by the Baguio Country Club
BAGUIO CHARTER DAY/ BAGUIO TOURISM MONTH
September 1- September 30 | Baguio City
97th Founding celebration with street parade, food feast, exhibits and other fun activities
WOW HIRINUGYAW FESTIVAL (TEMPORARY NAME OF FESTIVAL)
September 1- September 10 | Cabatuan, Iloilo
Hirinugyaw, a street dancing festivity participated by various agencies and non-governmental organizations in the Municipality of Cabatuan.
September 1 | Leon, Iloilo
The festivity commemorates the transfer of Pueblo del Camando to Sitio Capan .. .
â€œPAGDIRIWANGâ€ CITY CHARTER ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
September 1- September 5 | General Santos City
Charter Day Celebration of Gen. Santos City. Activities are agro-industrial trade fair, pasiklaban sa Plaza Kusina Gensan Food Festival, Search for Binibining Gen. Santos, Song Festival, Civic-Military Parade, Pasasalamat and re-enactment of Gov. Paulino Santos First Landing
ANNUAL HOTEL, RESTAURANT & TOURISM WEEKEND
September 1 30 | Baguio City
Culinary skills demonstration and cook fest sponsored by the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio (HRAB) and the Baguio Country Club
HINUGYAW FESTIVAL/ COTABATO PROVINCE FOUNDATION ANNIVERSARY
September 1 | Amas, Kidapawan City
Annual foundation day celebration of the Province of Cotabato. Activities include civic parade, ethnic dances, sports activities and agri-cultural trade fair.
September 1- September 10 | Surigao City, Surigao del Sur
A balikbayan program in time with Â« Visit Philippines 2004 Â». Festivities and cultural events are lined up highlighted by the Bonok-bonok Maradjaw Karadjaw â€Festival on September 09 and the Feast of SeÃ±or San Nicolas de Tolentino on September 10.
September 1- September 10 | Cabatuan, Iloilo
Hirinugyaw, a street dancing festivity participated by various agencies and non-governmental organizations in the Municipality of Cabatuan. This activity serves as the opening salvo of the 10-day celebration of the Feast of San Nicolas de Tolentino on September 1-10 of every year.
September 2 | Kiangan, Ifugao
Annual peace commemoration of the end of the WW II.
September 3 7 | Calbayog City, Western Samar
SARAKIKI is a local term apparently referring to premeditated or frenzied movements which means to allure, to draw with, to attract or exercise attraction, to entice or to win. By its pre-colonial denotation, it means to praise, extol or eulogize spirits of gods. The word does not only ascribe to the ritual or hadang as an activity to gratify the gods, but likewise hadang as the offering or the sacrifice.
TILAW SA PAGKAONG NAN SURIGAONON FOOD FESTIVAL
September 3 | Surigao City,Surigao del Norte
A sumptuous, delicious celebration of the native Surigaonon palate.
TUNA FESTIVAL SA GENSAN
September 3- September 5 | General Santos City
The festival is about revelry and gaiety giving back the glory to the ocean for the abundance and bounty of tuna.
SINABâ€™BADAN TRIBAL FESTIVAL
September 5- September 6 | Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur
A festival of oneness among the different tribes of the municipality showcasing indigenous art, music and dances.
MEGAYON FESTIVAL (THANKSGIVING)
September 7 | Zamboanga del Sur
is a festival of unity and solidarity. It showcases the living tradition and diverse culture of the province. Also Araw ng Zamboanga del Sur (54th)
September 7- September 8 | Labo, Cam. Norte
A festival based on the epic of Busig-On of Labo town which exemplifies heroism and Bicolano values. The festival features the townâ€™s distinct historical values and sentiments through talent and skills competition featuring the townâ€™s places of interest.
September 7 | Bais City, Negros Oriental
A colorful and lively mardi gras festival participated in by the different barangays, local and national offices in a choreographed street dancing.
September 7 | Borongan, E. Samar
Pageant relating how the Lady of Nativity became the patroness of Borongan.
DUYOM NAN BALIKBAYAN
September 8 | Surigao City
A homecoming party with returning Surigaonon.
September 8- September 10 | Ajuy, Iloilo
Tambobo is a Hiligaynon term for a storehouse, warehouse or a storage structure for agricultural products, or other goods that are stored and kept until a demand or need arises.
September 8- September 10 | Talisay City, Negros Occidental
A three-day celebration in commemoration of the death anniversary of the cityâ€™s patron saint San Nicholas de Tolentino
September 8 | Digos City, Davao del Sur
Festival of the people of Digos highlighted by various activities like lechon parade, trade fair, sports competition, etc.
PANAGDADAPUN FESTIVAL (ARAW NG QUIRINO)
September 8- September 10 | Cabarroguis, Quirino
The 28th Anniversary of the establishment of the civil government of Quirino
LINGGO NG BULAKAN
September 8- September 15 | Malolos, Bulacan
A one week celebration featuring the history of Bulacan, exhibits of Bulacan products. Cooking contest, on the spot painting contest, and many others.
September 8 | Daraga, Albay
A street re-enactment on the transfer of the image of Our Lady of PeÃ±afrancia from her home shrine to the Naga Cathedral. The festivity is named after the devotees who accompany and carry the Virginâ€™s image.
September 9 11 | Tupi, South Cotabato
An annual celebration of the foundation anniversay of the Municipality of Tupi. Festivities includes street dancing and a parade of “karitons” (craft) drawn by carabaos.
BANOK-BANOK MARADJAO KARADJAO FESTIVAL (STREET PAGEANTRY)
September 9 | Surigao City, Surigao del Norte
A day-long Mardi Gras marked by street dancing festivity featuring the ethnic Mamanwa dance.
PARADA NG KAKANIN / FESTIVAL OF NUESTRA SENORA DE ARANZAZZU
September 9 | San Mateo, Rizal
Celebration of the foundation day of Nuestra SeÃ±ora de Aranzazu, afterwhich, delicacies are given to all for free.
September 9 11 | Polomolok, South Cotabato
Flomlok, from a B”laan word whhich means “hunting ground”. The people of Polomolok celebrates this by showcasing the local products and a mix of socio cultural activities. Polomolok is also home of DOLE Philippines Inc.
September 9 | Midsalip, Zamboanga del Sur
The festival aims to preserve the local Subanen tradition of Midsalip. Mandala is a Subanen term which means harvest.
September 9 | Marikina River Park
This is a celebration of the ingenuity and craftsmanship of our own SAPATEROs. It gives due importance to their hardship and the local shoe industry itself.
September 9 | Provincial Grandstand, Surigao City
Held after the stationary dancing competition as the Bonok-Bonok (events) closing ceremony.
SURIGAO CITY FIESTA (SAN NICOLAS DE TOLENTINO-PATRON SAINT)
September 9 | Surigao City
Surigao City Fiesta celebration in honor of San Nicolas de Tolentino. Different activities are lined for this celebration.
September 10 | Talisay City, Negros Occidental
A celebration honoring the Creator and the Minuluan tribe.
September 10 | Ivisan, Capiz
A cultural and fiesta celebration.
September 10 | Barangay Cupang, Muntinlupa City
A yearly thanksgiving for the patron, “Impong Kulas” de Tolentino”. This yearly festival is similar to the celebration of Ati-Atihan in Kalibo, Aklan and Sinulog of Cebu City.
September 10 16 | Danao City, Cebu
A thanksgiving festival in honour of the cityâ€™s patron saint Sto. Tomas de Villanueva.
September 10- September 16 | Mati, Davao Oriental
From Mandaya word “sambuok ” – unity celebrating the development of the area thru the united efforts of the people and thanksgiving for bountiful harvest
SAYAW LAHI FESTIVAL
September 10 | Naujan, Mindoro Oriental
A festival of entertainment featuring all native dances performed on the streets by schools and barangay communities.
REPEAT PERFORMANCE OF THE BONOK-BONOK FESTIVAL WINNERS
September 11 | Surigao City
After the thanksgiving mass held at the City Cathedral, winning contingents of the Bonok-Bonok Festival will have its repeat performance from the City Cathedral to the City Hall grounds.
ANNIVERSARY â€“ BATTLE OF PULANG LUPA
September 13 | Torrijos, Marinduque
Battle won by Filipino soldiers during the Fil-Am War over the Americans.
September 14 | Tacloban City
Regional inter-high school tourism quiz.
September 15- September 19 | Los Banos, Laguna
A week-long celebration coinciding with the founding anniversary of Los Banos.
BISLIG CITY CHARTER DAY
September 15- September 19 | Bislig City
A week-long activities to commemorate the charter day of Bislig.
INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN-UP DAY
September 15 | Regionwide
Coastal clean up activities in support the World Clean up Day
September 16 | Rapu-Rapu, Albay
A week-long festivity coinciding with the feast of Our Lady of PeÃ±afrancia. The festival name was taken from a local word â€œlayagâ€ or sail boat which is a primitive means of transportation of the early people of Rapu-Rapu.
September 16 | Naga City, Camarines Sur
A religious festival honoring the feast day of Our Lady of PeÃ±afrancia, Patroness of the Bicol Region.
NATIONAL TOURISM WEEK – CARAGA REGION
September 17- September 23 | CARAGA Region
Varied activities for awareness & appreciation of tourism and ecology.
KASUOTANG FILIPINO EXHIBIT & FASHION SHOW
September 17 23 | Exhibit – Museo ng Makati, Makati City
A yearly exhibit mounted at the cityâ€™s museum featuring the evolution of Filipino costumes per region in celebration of the month of Filipino costumes.
PROVINCIAL TOURISM WEEK
September 17- September 23 | Negros Occidental
Different activities has been lined-up by the province for the week-long celebration.
ARAW NG SIQUIJOR WITH SOLILI
September 17 23 | Siquijor, Siquijor
Araw ng Siquijor is the provinceâ€™s charter day celebration with week long activities that starts on the 12th of the month. Parade, trade fairs, sports competition, cultural presentations performed by the different schools, search for Miss Siquijor were the main features of the event which was capped with a SOLILI street dancing, depicting the marriage ritual of the Siquijodnons.
TALAKUDONG FESTIVAL (STREET DANCING)
September 18 | Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat
A neo-ethnic cultural spectacle show in hilarious street dancing that mainly features exhibition of “Talakudong” accompanied by exotic sound of percussion instruments.
NATIONAL TOURISM WEEK/WORLD TOURISM DAY
September 20 27 | Nationwide
Annual celebration recognizing the contribution of the tourism industry highlighted by different activities in schools and different regions. This year””s theme, “Tourism Enriches” focuses on the industry economic contributions.
NATIONAL TOURISM WEEK – CAR
September 20- September 26 | CAR Region
Annual tourism celebration featuring Tourism Quiz Bee
NATIONAL TOURISM WEEK – CAGAYAN VALLEY
September 20- September 27 | Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
A weeklong celebration featuring school convocations, exhibits, press conferences, lectures/dialogues.
September 21 | Lumban, Laguna
A festival showcasing the main industry of the town embroidery of Barong Tagalog.
NATIONAL TOURISM WEEK – COTABATO CITY
September 21 27 | Cotabato City
A week-long celebration of National Tourism Week. Activities include display of streamers, tourism quiz on the air, open-house museums and DOT open house exhibit.
September 21- September 30 | Tapaz, Capiz
A cultural and fiesta celebration
SEMANA SANG TURISMO (SILAY TOURISM WEEK)
September 21- September 27 | Silay City
A week-long celebration featuring Lakbay-Silay para sa kabataan; tourism photo exhibit; food discount in restaurants, museums, and pension houses; lecture series on environment care and tourist attractions .
SIARGAO NATIONAL SURFING CUP
September 22 25 | General Luna, Surigao del Norte
A national prelimary of the international surfing event
DUMALONDONG FESTIVAL (Tribal rituals)
September 23 | Salug, Esperanza, Agusan del Sur
Yearly convergence of all tribal leaders in the province higlighted with the performance of authentic tribal rituals by the tribal priests.
NATIONAL TOURISM WEEK
September 24 30 | Region 11 (Davao)
Tourism program and activities to inculcate the culture of tourism and instil pride of place and culture.
September 24 | City of San Fernando, Pampanga
Pampanga is known for its Kapampangan frog traditions and cuisine. This festival is presented with â€œMamadwas Tamuâ€ (Letâ€™s go and catch frogs), a bouncy, lively dance that depicts the industry and perseverance of the Kapampangan
TOURISM WEEK – KABANKALAN CITY
September 24- September 30 | Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental
A weeklong activity geared to heighten the awareness of the people on the impact of tourism industry in the economy of the city.
LAPAY BANTIQUE DANCE FESTIVAL
September 24 30 | Masbate City
It is a local dance art festival that originated from the grateful movements of hovering birds known as seagulls or the LAPAY, found abundant in Barangay Bantigue, Masbate.
September 24- September 30 | DueÃ±as, Iloilo
Celebrated with the townâ€™s patronal fiesta, the festival features the townâ€™s culture and traditions as observed by their forefathers in celebrating their bountiful harvest.
TOURISM WEEK CELEBRATION – CENTRAL VISAYAS
September 24- September 30 | Regionwide (Central Visayas)
In celebration of the National Tourism all four provinces composing the Central Visayas celebrate the event with the various tourism-related activities.
September 25 | Tangub City
The festival showcasing varied activities and presentations which includes Filipino rituals, songs, dances and their way of life
DRUM AND BUGLE CORP COMPETITION
September 25- September 30 | Nasipit, Agusan del Norte
An annual drum and bugle corp competition participated by the different schools in the province.
LAPAY BANTIGUE DANCE FESTIVAL
September 25- September 30 | Masbate City
It is a local dance art festival that originated from the graceful movements of hovering birds known as seagulls or the LAPAY, found abundant in Barangay Bantigue, Masbate
SIARGAO INTERNATIONAL SURFING CUP
September 26- October 2 | General Luna, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte
The biggest event in the Philippines with top national and international surfers competing for the $20,000 prize money. An open invitational surfing competition among the local and foreign surfers.
September 26 28 | San Agustin, Isabela
The local government unit of San Agustin highlights the more than 500 water buffalos of the town with a buffalo parade, milking contest, buffalo race and other games in cooperation with the research and outreach office of Isabela State University
SURIGAO INTERNATIONAL SURFING CUP
September 26- September 30 | General Luna, Surigao del Norte
The biggest event in the Philippines with top national and international surfing competition for the $20,000 prize money.
KASADYA STREET DANCE
September 27 | Anahaw Amphi-Theater
Street dancing competition in honor of St. Michael Archangel
BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF GEN. MIGUEL MALVAR
September 27 | Capitol Site,Batangas City
A commemorative celebrative of birth anniversary of the last general to surrender to the Americans.
September 27 | Lobo, Batangas
The festival is a rendezvous of the people of Lobo represented by the barangays that showcase products being produced in their barangays.
WORLD TOURISM DAY – CAR REGION
September 27 | CAR Region
Annual celebration recognizing the contribution of the tourism industry