Festivals

 

Kalayaan Festival
June 12
Provincewide
  It is a 2 week-long province wide event held annually from May 28 to June 12. As its name suggests, the series of events for the festival are held to celebrate the independence day season. The festival was launched in 2005 with a variety of activities such as street dancing, float parade, beauty pageant and trade fair. 
  
Regada Festival
June 22-24
Cavite City
  Also called the "Water Festival", the festival is comprised of games, street dancing, photo exhibit, trade fair, concert and water splashing. The festival is done three days from June 22-24 done in celebration of St. John the Baptist.  
  
Sorteo Festival
February
Carmona
 Local festival held every three years to relive the old practice of distributing agricultural lots to deserving farmers through raffle draws. 
  
Sumilang Festival
February 1-3
Silang
  Recognized as an agriculture event. The occasion is participated in by dancers who come from agricultural sector. 
  
Kawayan Festival
September 7
Maragondon
 Held every 7th day of September wherein a group of street dancers parade in indigenous materials. An exhibit of bamboo products likewise done in the town plaza. 
  
Pahimis Festival
2nd week of February
Amadeo
  Also Called the "Coffee Festival" as way of thanksgiving for abundant harvest of coffee in the municipality. Trade fair, street dancing, beauty pageant, coffee convention are the usual activities done during the occasion. Free flowing drinking of coffee is offerred to everybody.
  
Wagayway Festival
May 29
Imus
  Every household display of Philippine flag is encouraged during the festival, and simultaneous waving of flags in the streets of Cavite. Different activities such as exhibits, trade fair, product display are held.
  
Tinapa Festival
October
Rosario
  The festival is celebrated to promote and perpetuate the image of Rosario as the place where smoked fish called "Tinapang Salinas" originates. 
  
Irok Festival
November 30 to December 2
Indang
  Done during the celebration of Indang Day. Float parade, street dancing, sports activities, lantern contest made out of irok leaves and a grand parade are held in the town plaza. 
  
Sapyaw Festival
August 20
Tanza
 Street dancing are done all over the streets of the municipality with their attractive and very colourful costumes. Various barangays join the dancing in honor of the feast of St. Augustine. 
  
Hijas de Maria
May 1-31
General Trias
  A month long celebration held in honor of their patron Saint. Church is decorated with beautiful flowers. 
  
Tahong Festival
September 29
Bacoor
  Different cuisines with tahong as main ingredient are on exhibit at the town plaza. Culinary contest are held annually. Various activities are done such as beauty contest. Tahong symposium and seminars are held for culture of Tahong. 
  
Maytinis
December 24
Kawit
 Re-enactment of Christ's birth on midnight of December 24 wherein participants wear colorful costumes in beautifully adorned floats. Usually there is "ama" and "ina" who acts as spouses for the whole event. 
  
Pista ng mga Puso Festival
February 14
Tagaytay City
 Festival held annually on Valentine's Day in celebration of their Patron Saint feast day. There are Karakol dancers parading and marching all over the city. 
  
Kabutenyo Festival
March 13
Gen. Mariano Alvarez
 Celebration and thanksgiving in honor of Patron saint for bountiful mushrooms. Activities includes street dancing, trade fair and culinary contest with mushroom as main ingredients. 

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