Zamboanga Festivals and Events

A trip to the Philippines is not complete without a visit to Zamboanga and once in Zamboanga, it’s imperative to watch a Zamboanga festival. Flores de Mayo which is an event celebrated annually by the entire country is held in a unique way in the streets of Zamboanga. Regatta de Zamboanga on the other hand is a spectacular sailboat race that you definitely have to witness to fully appreciate.

Tagbilaran Festivals and Events

Tagbilaran festivals are always very lively and there are many activities during these events that last from one day to a whole month and a half. Take for instance the Sandugo Festival which is only celebrated in Tagbilaran because this was the actual place where the blood compact was made. The Ubi Festival on the other hand showcases the naturally abundant crop of Tagbilaran, the purple yam, and all the many delicious desserts that can be made from it.