The Tuna Festival

In the heart of the fondly referred to as Gen San City lies the grand celebration of the Tuna Festival exactly where all issues in tuna inspired are visible inside the colorful streets of the city. Bringing inside the title as the Tuna Capital of the nation, Common Santos City commemorates this one particular of a sort festivity just about every very first week of September. With the plentiful bounty of yellow-fin tuna fish abounding in its wealthy waters, it is nicely-recognized to be the major producers in the tuna sector not only to the Philippines but also globally. No wonder why the locals of the region organized this grand occasion.

1 factor that tends to make this commemoration distinctive from all other festivities in the nation is that it is a celebration of every thing tuna. With all the delightful activities emphasizing on tuna as the central theme, it positive is praiseworthy to take a check out through this occasion. It would be a pleasure for me to apprise you the significant highlights that you ought to watch out for in this yummy feast.

The festivity is commonly opened by the colorful Tuna Float parade and Parada sa Dagat with festive and ocean-themed floats that depict the richness of the city’s culture. The locals dance with lively and vibrant music showcasing the province’s bountiful catch and their energetic performances. Immediately after enjoying the delightful street dances, the Sugbahan Sa Dalan is completed as a extended line of grilled tuna is displayed inside the streets. Guess what? This line of grilled tuna is fascinatingly no cost for everybody who wishes to taste the sumptuous cuisine. You get to appreciate each the parade and the meals trip.

If you are fortunate sufficient, you may well be capable to see a glimpse of the Philippines’ pride and GenSan’s beloved son in the field of international boxing, the legendary boxer -Manny Pacquiao. If you want to discover far more about the inspiring life of Manny, then you can also take the Pacman Adventure exactly where you get to see his family’s mansions, sports stadiums, gyms, and beach resorts.

The local’s favourite segment in this occasion is the Bancarera competitors exactly where a race of beautifully-developed dragon boats, skim boards, motorized banca, and jet ski is held. By means of these spectacular competitions, the strong camaraderie of the townspeople is fostered inside their hearts and minds. On the final day of the celebration, the Pamahaw ug Pasalamat is commemorated in the city hall exactly where a amazing seafood breakfast treats occur.

Participating in the Tuna Festival will certainly remind you of the bountiful richness and higher biodiversity of the Philippines’ sea. It is also an great moment to socialize and find out far more about the culture of the neighborhood fishermen in their everyday experiences of the sea-coast. Above all these activities, make positive not to miss out to obtain the very first-grade tuna that can exquisitely be ready to a local’s tuna dish and cuisine. Bring residence that frozen tuna can be a terrific pasalubong from this grand festival adventure. Lastly, it is critical to appreciate and loosen up as this festivity will bring out the inner sea spirit of you.


Items to do Through the Tuna Festival

Common Santos City Industrial Tour

When going to Common Santos City to witness the Tuna Festival, you can also go on an industrial tour supplied in the location. Element of the trip is a check out to a tuna canning factory wherein you can witness how these tuna are getting processed for the export marketplace.

For far more study, Common Santos City Industrial Tour


The Pacman Tour

Common Santos City is residence to the famed boxer champ Manny Pacquiao. The Pacman Tour will bring you to his different mansions constructed about the city as nicely as his other properties and the location exactly where he was born.

For far more study, Pacman AdvenTour


Take a look at the Fish Port Complicated of Common Santos City

An early morning check out to the fish port will certainly make your check out to Common Santos Comprehensive. You will see right here tons of tuna getting unloaded from the boats as nicely how they classify and sort this famed generate of Gen San.

For far more study, Fishport Complicated of Common Santos City


Discover the complete City of Common Santos

I have outlined a travel guide to the city as nicely as issues to do.

For far more click, Common Santos City Travel Guide


Nearby Attractions

Get pleasure from Gumasa Beach in Saranggani

Gumasa has a extended stretch of white sand beach that is great for beach lovers. In contrast to other renowned beaches in other areas. Gumasa is not as crowded and just an best location to rest and loosen up.

For far more, study:

Gumasa Beach Travel Guide

Glan, Sarangani Travel Guide


Hacienda Don Juan

A further attraction close to in Common Santos City is the Hacienda Don Juan positioned in Glan, Saranggani.  Make positive to see the principal creating of Hda Don Juan through evening time as it evokes a distinct charm.

For far more, click Hacienda Don Juan


Lake Sebu

Get pleasure from the attractive lake of Lake Sebu. Mountains and rolling hills surround the tranquil lake. Though at the location take time to see how the Tbolis are generating the Tnalak fabric.

For far more study:

Lake Sebu Travel Guide

T’boli Dreamweavers | T’nalak



Go Zipline and See the 7 Falls of Lake Sebu

The spectacular seven falls of Lake Sebu can be observed if you take the zip line. So be prepared for an adrenaline rush and shout to your heart’s wish though possessing exciting.

For far more, study: 7 Falls Lake Sebu

Exactly where to Keep in Common Santos City

I have listed many hotels and Inns in Common Santos City which can serve as your residence when you check out the city or witness the tuna festival.

Please click, List of Hotels and Resorts in Common Santos City  

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