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February 14th

Love Affair with Nature
The yearly celebration features a mangrove planting festivity in the coastal zones to restore degraded mangrove areas. The event heightens awareness on the ecological role of mangroves and other coastal ecosystems in the vital web of life. Environmental quiz bees, film showing, band concert and beach games liven up the event.

March 4th

Balayong Festival
The festival commemorates the founding anniversary of the City of Puerto Princesa highlighted by balayong tree-planting, street dancing and colorful floral parade depicting the Palawan Cherry Blossoms from which the festival derived its name.


1st week of April


Pangalipay sa Baybay
A summer extravaganza celebrated at the bay walk area, along the shores of beautiful Puerto Princesa Bay. A whole range of activities kicks off with a parade and an impressive fireworks display. A street dance exhibition, cheer dance and summer danzslam competitions are in the line-up of fun-filled actitivities.



April full moon (before or after holy week )


Kamarikutan Pagdiwata Arts Festival
The Pagdiwata Arts Festival features varied week-long workshops in the different arts, painting in different media, sculpture, music, dance and film. Art exhibits, art forums, and film showing fill the afternoon, with stage perfomances and concerts in the evenings. It is hosted by Kamarikutan Kape Galeri as a way of sharing the sublimity of the arts with the community.


April 3rd week

Seafood Festival
A celebration of the bounties of the seas, this gastronomic festival offers a taste of seafood specialties Palawan is known for. Puerto Princesa restaurants prepare a mixture of authentic Palawan seafood cuisine and delicacies, as well as other contemporary seafood-filled culinary delights in the region. The food fest is enjoyed with cultural shows and bundles of give aways


1st week of May


Karagatan Festival
Celebrated during the month of the ocean, the festival demonstrates the synergy of man with the vast seas and the ocean. Held every year in the fabulous beaches of the City's west coast, the four-day event include a coastal clean-up, boat-sailing, kite-flying, banca race, tug-of-war, beach volleyball and football, sand sculpture, mountain to sea trekking, mountain bike race, film showing, a grand beach party and concert, and capped by a Weskini bikini open


3rd week of June

Feast of the Forest
A festive reforestation activity where citizens of Puerto Princesa City and people from all walks of life flock to celebrate a Feast of the Forest, by planting thousands of different tree species in the city's denuded forest zones. Related activities are eco-camping, games and contests, and performances by environmental artists. Celebrated annually at the onset of the rainy season, it is the people's collective performance of its envi ronmental duties of giving back something to Mother Earth

June 3rd Week
Baragatan Sa Palawan
Baragatan celebrates the foundation of the civil government of Palawan. The festival derives its name from a Cuyonon terms that means 'meeting', and true to its meaning Baragatan is a convergence and coming together of the people of Palawan to celebrate its history and rich culture. Highlights of the event are trade and food fair, street dancing, cultural shows of different municipalities, the private sector and the ethnic groups, and the coronation of Ms. Palawan.
December 8th
City Fiesta
Puerto Princesa celebrates its Fiesta on the 8th December, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary. Fiesta activities begin during the first week of December with the series of religious activities. The celebrations extends towards the Christmas season laced with nightly cultural presentation, yuletide activities topped by the lighting of the giant Christmas tree and fireworks, as well as ago-industrial, tourism and food fairs. The combined month-long activity is dubbed as "Pista Na, Pasko Pa".



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