Pangisdaan Festival

The Pangisdaan Festival celebrates the founding of Navotas City, sometimes referred to as the “Fishing Capital of the Philippines”.

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Give way to the city of Navotas, the “Fishing Capital of the Philippines”, as it marks its annual celebration of Pangisdaan Festival. It is the most anticipated and grandest event in the city. Held every 16th of January, the revelry is a tribute to every bountiful catch of fish in the city. People of Navotas express their deep gratitude to their main source of income which is fishing and this thanksgiving is pictured through the Pangisdaan Festival.