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Philippine Festivals, Events and Celebrations in October

Siargao Surfing Cup
Date: 1st week of October (movable)
Venue: Siargao Island, Surigao
Description: Features a competition of surfers from all over the world.

Date: October 6 - 12
Venue: Legazpi City, Bicol
Description: Celebrates Bicol's early history.

La Naval
Date: 2nd Sunday
Venue: Quezon City, Manila (also celebrated in Angeles City, Pampanga)
Description: Celebrates the victory at sea against the Dutch in 1646 with an image of the Virgin Mary paraded in a ship-like float on the streets.

Zamboanga Hermosa
Date: October 12
Venue: Zamboanga
Description: Celebrates Zamboanga's patron saint, Our Lady of the Pilar, with a parade of sail boats.

Sagingan Festival
Date: October 16 - 19
Venue: Tubod, Lanao del Norte
Description: Features a street pageant and dancers wearing costumes made of banana tree parts.

Masskara Festival
Date: October 19
Venue: Bacolod City, Negros
Description: Features street dancers wearing masks and colorful costumes.

Leyte Gulf Landing
Date: October 20
Venue: Palo, Leyte
Description: Commemorates the landing of the Allied Forces on Red Beach and the return of General Douglas MacArthur to the Philippines.

Catandungan Festival
Date: October 22 - 24
Venue: Virac
Description: Celebrates the founding of the province of Virac.

Battle of Surigao Strait
Date: October 25
Venue: Surigao
Description: Commemorates the anniversary of the largest naval battle in World War 2.

Fiestang Kuliat (Tigtigan, Terakan Kang Dalan)
Date: Last week of October
Venue: Balibago, Angeles City, Pampanga
Description: Features a large street festival of food and shows.

Lanzones Festival
Date: End of the month
Venue: Mambajao, Camiguin
Description: Celebrates the harvest of the lanzones fruit.

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