List of Festivals in the Philippines: June

Do you want to witness and be part of the exciting and colorful cultural activities in the Philippines in this month of June
Then check out the list of popular fiestas or festivals happening this month.

Matagoan Festival
Location: Tabuk, Province of Kalinga
Details: The festival is celebrated every 24th to 26th of June. Its highlight are the street performances of native dances and songs. This festival is a way for the natives of Tabuk to showcase the rich culture of their people. The word matagoan is a combination of two native words. The first one tago means person or human being, while the other word, matago, means to live.

Hinulawan Festival
Location: Toledo City, Province of Cebu
Details: The festival is celebrated every 12th of June. Its highlights are the different cultural dances portraying the past and the present of Toledo City. This festival is a way for the locals to present the historical past of the people and the city. The word hinulawan is the old name of the city. It came from the phrase hinauang bulawan which means hard earned gold.

San Juan sa Hibok-Hibok Festival
Location: Province of Camiguin
Details: The festival is celebrated every 24th of June. Its highlights are the fluvial procession and water sports. This festival is held in honor of St. John The Baptist.

Dorong Festival
Location: Digos City, Province of Davao Del Sur
Details: The festival week-long celebration which is celebrated every 14th to 19th of June. Its highlights are street parades and agro-tourism activities like mountain biking and Bagobo ritual presentation. This festival is a way for the people to promote tourism to the city.

Kaliguan Fluvial Festival
Location: Cagwait, Province of Surigao Del Sur
Details: The festival is celebrated every 24th of June. Its highlight is the search for Perlas ng Kaliguan beauty pageant. Aside from that expect a lot of beach dancing and lots of fun beach activities. This festival is in honor of the town's patron saint, St. John the Baptist. The word  kaliguan means to take a refreshing bath after a tedious work.

Taong Putik Festival
Location: Aliaga, Province of Nueva Ecija
Details: The festival is celebrated every 24th of June. Its highlight is the religious procession where the locals wear dried banana leaves and vines on their mud covered bodies. This festival is way for the locals to honor St. John the Baptist because it . The word means .

Empanada Festival
Location: Batac, Province of Ilocos Norte
Details: The festival is celebrated every 23rd of June. Its highlight is the activities aimed to promote the traditional food of Batac- the empanada. This festival is also a way for the locals to celebrate the charter day of the city. An empanada is a type of stuffed bread which is either baked or fried.

Pili Festival
Location: Sorsogon, Province of Sorsogon
Details: The festival is celebrated every 20th to 29th of June. Its highlight is the colorful street parade. This festival showcases the importance of the pili to the economy of the people of Sorsogon. A pili is an indigenous crop of the Bicol region.

Parada ng Lechon
Location: Balayan, Province of Batangas
Details: The festival is celebrated every 24th of June. Its highlight is the parade of lechons which would then be partaken by the guests and locals. This festival coincides with the Feast of St. John the Baptist. it also symbolizes unity among the barangays of the municipality. The phrase parada ng lechon means parade of the lechon.

Naliyagan Festival
Location: Prosperidad, Province of Agusan Del Sur
Details: The festival is celebrated every 12th to 17th of June. Its highlights are the week-long socio-cultural and arts exposition of indigenous tribes from the entire Agusan valley. This festival is a way for the different tribes of Agusan to display their skills and gracefulness in dancing as part of their ritual activities. The word naliyagan means the chosen one.

Diwata Festival
Location: San Francisco, Province of Agusan del Sur
Details: The festival is celebrated every 21st of June. Its highlight is the street dancing. This festival coincides with the anniversary of the foundation of the municipality. The word diwata means fairy.

Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival
Location: Tacloban, Province of Leyte
Details: The festival is celebrated every 29th of June. Its highlight is the parade where the participants are all painted from head to toe. This festival is a way for the locals and guests to remember the Pre-Spanish culture and traditions of the people who once lived in the province. The word pintados means painted and the word kasadyaan is a Visayan word which means merriment.

Lubid-Lubid Festival
Location: Tiaong, Province of Quezon
Details: The festival is celebrated every late June to early July. Its highlight is the street dancing competitions. This festival is a way for the locals to showcase their product which is the abaca-hemp. The word lubid means rope.

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