11 things to do during Kadayawan 2018

AUGUST for Davao City is sure packed with activities because it’s the Kadayawan season. We understand that you want to participate in all Kadayawan-related activities but we know that it’s impossible. But you can still experience the best of this year’s festivities with this list we made on how you can fully enjoy Kadayawan 2018.

Jive to the beat of Indak Indak Sa Kadayawan

Witness street performances during this year’s Indak Indak sa Kadayawan on August 18 from several groups around Mindanao.

Bloom and enjoy the colorful Pamulak Sa Kadayawan

This is an annual thing in Davao that Dabawenyos and tourists alike should witness. Be amaze with the wonderful displays of Davao’s rich harvest and flora through a float parade which is also widely-participated by local and national celebrities.

Drop by Farm & Garden Agri Trade Fair

If you are into plants and furniture, this fair located at SM City Davao Grounds is perfect for you.

Drool over the king of all fruits, Durian, and its delicious by-products

What is Kadayawan in Davao without durian? You can now buy it as low as P60 to P100 per kilogram. SM Lanang with its Durian Festival also offers durian eat-all-you-can!

Eat more fruits

There is more to Davao than durian. Complete your Davao indulgence with a feast of mangosteen, pomelo, rambutan, and marang, among others.

Discover Davao's rich history at Museo Dabawenyo

It is always better to know the roots of the celebrations, and there is no better way than paying a visit at Museo Dabawenyos. Here, you can get a glimpse of Davao's history and worth-telling journey.

Get to know the 11 tribes at Kadayawan Village

This is something we should all experience this Kadayawan. The Kadayawan Village located at Magsaysay Park, a big hit from last year, gives a picture of how the 11 tribes live in harmony and peace. The village also let one taste the food and witness cultural performances from Davao's 11 tribes.

Chill and go on adventure at Eden Nature Park and Resort

If you want to complete your Davao experience, visit the no.1 recommended tourist destination by TripAdvisor - Eden Nature Park & Resort. For the Kadayawan season, they offer a lot of promos for tourists and Dabawenyo to enjoy. Chill under the lush green trees; indulge on good food and fresh fruits and vegetables.

Visit the mighty Philippine Eagle at Philippine Eagle Center

Davao is home to the Philippines' national bird - Philippine Eagle. Know the conservation and preservation measures for the national bird at the Philippine Eagle Foundation Center.

Indulge in sweetness at Davao Chocolate Museum at Malagos Resort

Davao is also known for its cacao and chocolate. When in Davao, might as well visit the first and only (so far) chocolate museum in the Philippines. The museum takes visitors on a journey of tree-to-bar experience of the world-renowned Malagos Chocolate.

Go food tripping at Roxas Night Market

If you are on a tight budget, visit Roxas Night Market. Best to try here are street food like isaw, barbeque, buchi, pastil, dirty ice cream, and a lot more. This place is also a symbol of Davao's resilience.


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