01 January 2013

Batangas Province City/Town Fiestas

This post contains city and town fiestas around the Province of Batangas. Fiestas are actually religious events celebrating the feast of a Patron Saint. In the Philippine context, particularly in the Province of Batangas, these celebrations involve lavish fetes being laid out by individual households to honour the town or city patron. Food and drinks are as per tradition are served to invited and uninvited guests alike. Although the supposed centerpiece event of a fiesta is a religious parade during which the statue of the Patron Saint is toured around the city or municipality, the town fiesta is also an even for holding other activities such as dances, exhibitions, street dancing and beauty pageants.

This listing is only of poblacion fiestas. Because fiestas are parish-organised, it goes without saying that there will be more than one fiesta in some cities and municipalities.

The dates contained in this post are solicited from various sources and may not necessarily be accurate. Anyone from the cities and towns listed below would like to suggest corrections may do so using the comments box at the bottom. You will need a Facebook account to leave a comment.

CITY/MUNICIPALITYFIESTA DATE
Agoncillo28 April
Aligtagtag7 May
Balayan8 December
Batangas City16 January
Bauan3 May
Calaca24 October
Calatagan30 April
Cuenca15 May
Ibaan30 December
Laurel29 December
Lemery16 August
Lipa City20 January
Lobo8 May
Mabini25 April
Malvar10 January
Mataas-na-Kahoy3 January
Nasugbu3 December
Padre Garcia22 February
San Juan16 May
San Jose19 March
San Nicolas10 September
San Pascual17 May
Sta. Teresita17 May
Sto. Tomas7 March
Rosario7 October
Taal9 December
Talisay10 February
Tanauan City27 December
Taysan24 September
Tingloy16 August
Tuy2 January




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