Palawan Local Events

Palawan is rich in culture and heritage and there are numerous celebrations, cultural festivals and events in Palawan all year round. The fact that the region is immensely rich in nature, flora, and fauna, is no secret to travellers around the world and to Filipinos as well, who travel to Palawan all times of the year.

Palawan is generally a relaxed island, with a laid-back lifestyle, and tourists visit all year round. Because of the diverse culture and heritage in Palawan, the many festivals celebrated here commemorate Filipino culture and the natural beauty of the environment.

Visit here regularly to get an update on upcoming Palawan events.

Anihan Festival
Place: Narra Palawan  (25 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018 )

Anihan festival begins every last weel of October.  This festival is one of the most popular festivals in the province which showcases wonders of the community. 


Feast of the Immaculate Concepcion
Place: Puerto Princesa  (08 Dec 2018 - 06 Jan 2019 )

Celebrated every Virgin Mary's birthday, this festival is also observed in many parts of the country.

Arawedan & Kulambo Festivals
Place: Port Barton and El Nido  (23 Jan 2019 - 27 Jan 2019 )

The Arawedan festival showcases cultural attractions and honors the beauty of the natural landscape of Port Barton.

Puerto Princesa Foundation Day
Place: Puerto Princesa  (04 Mar 2019 - 10 Mar 2019 )

To commemmorate the celebration, the locals take part in fun and games as well as sports that reward the winner with prizes.

Baragatan Festival 2011
Place: Puerto Princesa  (22 May 2019 - 02 Jun 2019 )

Dancers from 14 municipalities in Palawan will be competing in a lively and flamboyant street dancing festival to portray the culture and history of each region along with the chance to win up to 1 million Pesos in prize money.