- Ati-Atihan - Date: 3rd Sunday of January
The Ati-Atihan Festival is a feast held in honor of the Santo Niño held annually in January concluding on third Sunday, in the town of Kalibo, Aklan. Celebrants paint their faces with black soot and wear bright, outlandish costumes as they dance in revelry during the last three days of this two week-long festival.
- Sinulog - Date: 3rd Sunday of January
The Sinulog is an annual festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu City. It honors the child Jesus, known as the Santo Niño (Holy Child), patron of the city of Cebu. The festival features a street parade with participants in bright-colored costumes dancing to the rhythm of drums, trumpets, and native gongs.
- Dinagyang - Date: 4th Sunday of January
The Dinagyang is a religious and cultural festival in Iloilo City, held on the fourth Sunday of January. It is held both to honor the Santo Niño and to celebrate the arrival on Panay of Malay settlers and the subsequent selling of the island to them by the Atis.
- Panagbenga - Date: February
Panagbenga is a month-long annual flower festival occurring in Baguio. The festival, held during the month of February, was created as a tribute to the city’s flowers and as a way to rise up from the devastation of the 1990 Luzon earthquake.
- Kaamulan - Date: 28th Feb – 1st March
The Kaamulan Festival is a Bukidnon ethnic-cultural festival that takes place from the last week of February to the first week of March.
- Kadayawan - Date: Third week of August
The Kadayawan Festival is an annual festival in the city of Davao. Its name derives from the friendly greeting “Madayaw”, from the Dabawenyo word “dayaw”, meaning good, valuable, superior or beautiful. The festival is a celebration of life, a thanksgiving for the gifts of nature, the wealth of culture, the bounties of harvest and serenity of living.
- MassKara - Date: 3rd weekend nearest to 19th October
The MassKara Festival is a week-long festival held each year in Bacolod City, the capital of Negros Occidental Province. It features a street dance competition where people from all walks of life troop to the streets to see colorfully-masked dancers gyrating to the rhythm of Latin musical beats in a display of mastery, gaiety, coordination and stamina.