With 7,107 islands occupied by hospitable and fun-loving people, the Philippines is a country that holds hundreds of festivals all year round. On any given day, there is something going on somewhere in the archipelago, be it a feast for a patron, thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest or a commemoration of a historic milestone. What with the full calendar of festivals in different parts of the country, it is hard to decide which month is best for an adventure in the Philippines.
The most popular festivals in the Philippines are marked by vibrant colors, extravagant gaiety and exceptional food. Anywhere you go, you will be welcomed with colorful parades, huge floats, street dancing and festive moods comparable to that of Pasadena’s Rose Parade and New York’s Thanksgiving Festival Parade.
Here’s a list of some of the most popular festivals in the Philippines that might convince you to pack your suitcase and jump on a plane headed to the islands:
There are more than a hundred reasons why people come to the Philippines and come back for more every year. The festivals, the food, the happy people and the exquisite beauty of the islands make for an exciting adventure for everyone of all ages and interests. Plan your visit during the festival months or stay for a whole year. Either way, you’re sure to have the time of your life.
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