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Philippine Festivals, Events and Celebrations in May

Pasalamat La Carlota
Date: First Sunday of May
Venue: Kanlaon Volcano
Description: Celebrates and offers thanksgiving to God for the local agriculture and harvest.

Antipolo Pilgrimage
Date: Whole month of May
Venue: Antipolo, Rizal
Description: Features a pilgrimage to the Virgin Mary of Antipolo, also known as Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage.

Magayon
Date: Whole month of May
Venue: Albay, Bicol Region
Description: Celebrates the beauty and power of Mt. Mayon Volcano.

Pineapple Festival
Date: Whole month of May
Venue: Daet, Camarines Norte
Description: Celebrates the main crop of Daet, the Queen Formosa Pineapple.

Flores de Mayo
Date: Whole month of May
Venue: Nationwide
Description: Celebrates and pays tribute to the Virgin Mary.

Tapusan
Date: Whole month of May
Venue: Alitagtag, Batangas
Description: Honors the Holy Cross.

Bohol Festival
Date: Whole month of May
Venue: Bohol Province
Description: Celebration of the province of Bohol.

Labor Day
Date: May 1
Venue: Nationwide
Description: Celebrates the achievement of working people.

Pista'y Dayat
Date: May 1
Venue: Lingayen, Pangasinan
Description: Celebrates the harvest of seafood in the province.

Alinsangan Boa-Boahan
Date: May 1
Venue: Nabua, Camarines Sur
Description: Features a pagan fertility festival.

Carabao Carroza Race
Date: May 3
Venue: Pavia, Iloilo
Description: Features a carabao or water buffalo race.

Rodeo Pilipino
Date: May 6 - 9
Venue: Masbate
Description: Celebrates the importance of cattle raising to the island's economy.

Pahiyas
Date: May 15
Venue: Lucban, Laguna
Description: Honors San Isidro, the patron saint of farmers, by decorating houses with colorful displays made of edible rice dough. Judges are present, and the house with the most beautiful display wins a prize.

Hundred Islands
Date: May 11 - 12
Venue: Lucap, Pangasinan
Description: Celebrates the uniqueness of the natural island formation of Hundred Islands.

Manggahan sa Guimaras
Date: May 15 - 22
Venue: Guimaras Province
Description: Celebrates the founding of Guimaras and its world famous harvest, the golden mango.

Bolibong Kingking
Date: May 23 - 24
Venue: Loboc, Bohol
Description: Celebrates the tradition and folklore of Loboc with music and dance.

Panagyaman
Date: May 19 - 24
Venue: Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya
Description: Commemorates the establishment of civil government in Nueva Vizcaya.

Bangkero Festival
Date: Last Sunday of May
Venue: Pagsanjan, Laguna
Description: Showcases the skills of the Pagsanjan boatmen featuring decorated boats.

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