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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.

Agoncillo 28 April
Aligtagtag 7 May
Balayan 8 December
Batangas City 16 January
Bauan 3 May
Calaca 24 October
Calatagan 30 April
Cuenca 15 May
Ibaan 30 December
Laurel 29 December
Lemery 16 August
Lipa City 20 January
Lobo 8 May
Mabini 25 April
Malvar 10 January
Mataas-na-Kahoy 3 January
Nasugbu 3 December
Padre Garcia 22 February
San Juan 16 May
San Jose 19 March
San Nicolas 10 September
San Pascual 17 May
Sta. Teresita 17 May
Sto. Tomas 7 March
Rosario 7 October
Taal 9 December
Talisay 10 February
Tanauan City 27 December
Taysan 24 September
Tingloy 16 August
Tuy 2 January

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