List of Festivals in the Philippines: April

Do you want to witness and be part of the exciting and colorful cultural activities in the Philippines in this month of April?

Please check out the list of popular fiestas or festivals happening this April.

Rodeo Masbateno Festival

Location: Masbate City, Province of Masbate
Details: The festival is celebrated every 9th to 14th of April. Its highlights are the bull riding competition, lassoing, 2-4 carambola, and bulldogging. This festival showcases the "cowboy skills" of the Masbatenos.

Kangayedan Festival

Location: Pagudpod, Province of Ilocos Norte
Details: The festival is celebrated every 22nd to the 26th of April. Its highlight is the parade of cultural dances. This festival's objective is to safeguard the ecological beauty from destruction and also to renew the vow of the townspeople to replenish and protect the environment. 

Butanding Festival

Location: Donsol, Province of Sorsogon
Details: The festival is celebrated every 28th of April to the 5th of May. Its highlight is the street parade that features props themed or painted so that it resembles a butanding. This festival serves as a thanksgiving for the people of Donsol. Butanding is the Filipino name for whale sharks.

Galunggong Festival

Location: Morong, Province of Bataan
Details: The festival is celebrated every 14th to 15th April. Its highlights are the fun run, fluvial parade, and cooking contest featuring the galunggong. This festival serves as thanksgiving and also as a way to inform the new generation of the importance of the fishing sector of the economy. A galunggong is a type of fish that belongs to the mackerel.

Bangus Festival

Location: Dagupan City, Province of Pangasinan
Details: The festival is celebrated every 16th of April to the 3rd of May. Its highlights are the different activities with the theme of bangus. This festival is thanksgiving by the people of Dagupan for the growing bangus industry of the province. A bangus is the Filipino name for milkfish.

Panagabuos Festival

Location: Banna, Province of Ilocos Norte
Details: The festival is celebrated every 1st until the 3rd of April. Its highlight is the dance parade around town. This festival is a way to promote the art of ant farming. The word panagbuos came from the root word abuos which is an exotic delicacy in town.

Dinaklisan Festival

Location: Currimao, Province of Ilocos Norte
Details: The festival is celebrated every 29th of April until the 1st of May. Its highlight is the fluvial parade followed by different kinds of entertainment. This festival is a thanksgiving celebration that also highlights the traditional livelihood of the people of Currimao which is fishing. The word dinaliksan is an Ilocano word that means caught with a fishnet.

Urpih ad Banaue Festival

Location: Banaue, Province of Ifugao
Details: The festival is celebrated every 4th week of April. Its highlight is the Urpih Ritual where the Ifugaos pray and chant to their gods and goddesses. It is followed by an ethnic parade. This festival is a way for the native Ifugaos to share their culture with everyone. The word urpih is a thanksgiving ritual among the Ifugao after every household finished planting rice.

Turumba Festival

Location: Pakil, Province of Laguna
Details: The festival is celebrated seven times in the months of April and May where the first is celebrated on the Friday before Palm Sunday and the last event falls on the Pentecost Sunday. Its highlight is the procession of the image of the Virgin Mary around town. This festival commemorates the seven sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The word turumba either means "turo" which means to point at something using the finger or "umbay" which is a song for the sick.

Moriones Festival

Location: Province of Marinduque
Details: The festival is celebrated every Holy Week. Its highlight is the parade where dancers wear costumes and mask similar to those of the Roman Legion. This festival re-enacts the story of Saint Longinus. The word morion means mask or visor.

Kesong Puti Festival

Location: Sta. Cruz, Province of Laguna
Details: The festival is celebrated every 1st to the 9th of April. Its highlights are the activities connected to the Kesong Puti. A kesong puti is a type of cheese made from carabao milk. This festival is a way for the province of Sta. Cruz to promote their primary product which is the kesong puti

Banana Festival

Location: La Castellana, Province of Negros Occidental
Details: The festival is celebrated every first week of April. Its highlight is the beautiful floats decorated so that it would look like a giant banana. There are two other festivals with the same name in the country one is celebrated in Baco, Oriental Mindoro on March 18, and the other in Davao Del Norte every first week of July. This festival is a way for the province to promote its primary product which is the banana.

Karosahan Festival

Location: Nueva Valencia, Province of Guimaras
Details: The festival is celebrated every 24th of April. Its highlight is the parade of gaily-decorated karosas ridden by beautiful young maidens. This festival is a way to highlight the culture and use of the karosas in line to promote the beauty of the women in Nueva Valencia. The word karosahan comes from the word karosa which is a locally made wooden transport attached to carabaos used to carry passengers and produce.

Pasalamat Festival

Location: La Carlota City, Province of Negros Occidental
Details: The festival is celebrated every last week of April until the first week of May. Its highlight is the parade where the participants wear colorful costumes. This festival is a form of thanksgiving to the gods of olden times for the bountiful harvest. The word pasalamat means to thank.

Tinapahan Festival

Location: Lemery, Province of Batangas
Details: The festival is celebrated every 29th of April until the 1st of May. Its highlight is the trade fair for agro-industrial products most specifically the tinapa. This festival is a way for the locals to educate the younger generation about the industry of the tinapa. A tinapa is a dish of smoked fish.

Kalipayan Festival

Location: San Agustin, Province of Rombon
Details: The festival is celebrated every 30th of April. Its highlight is the street dancing competition. This festival promotes and highlights the eco-tourism sites of the municipality. The word kalipayan means festival or merry-making.

Pandawan Festival

Location: Pantabangan, Province of Nueva Ecija
Details: The festival is celebrated every 28th of April. Its highlight is the street dancing competitions which feature fish-themed dancers. This festival is a way for the locals to promote the fishing industry of the municipality. The word pandaw means ensuring that there will be a catch every time someone fishes in the lake.

Cocowayan Festival

Location: Isabela City, Province of Basilan
Details: The festival is celebrated every 20th to 25th of April. Its highlights are the street dances, beauty pageants, and trade fairs of coconut and bamboo products. This festival is a way to promote the primary product of the municipality which is the coconut and the kawayan. The word cocowayan is a combined word of coconut and kawayan or bamboo.

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