If you’re based in Cebu or if you’re spending the weekend there, you may want to check out the Cebu Mangoes Festival happening in The Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City.

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Happening from May 25 to 26, the festival will (of course) showcase the sweetest mangoes the Visayas is known for. There will be a Mango Bazaar which will feature the harvest of farmers and mango-based products of entrepreneurs. There’s also the unveiling of the “World’s Biggest Mango Sago,” which will be a first for the province.

“The Cebu Mangoes Festival is a one-of-a-kind celebration here at the Historic Resort City of Lapu-Lapu and this side of Cebu,” says Lapu-Lapu City Tourism Head Hembler Mendoza in a release. “Although the economic progress of the city has gone up by leaps and bounds, agriculture products like mangoes still thrive, and that proves how rich and diverse Cebu’s economic sector really is.”

Here’s a full schedule of the two-day celebration:

May 25, 2019

  • 9:00 AM - Mango Street Dancing
  • 10:00 AM - Opening of Mango Bazaar featuring Cebu Mangopreneurs
  • 11:00 AM onwards - Mango Picking
  • 6:00 PM - Live performances from top Cebu bands and DJs
  • 9:00 PM - Grand fireworks display

May 26, 2019

*Mango Bazaar (Whole Day)

  • 9:00 AM - Mango Street Dancing
  • 11:00 AM onwards - Mango Picking
  • 4:30 PM - Biggest Mango Sago
  • 5:30 PM - Mango Zumba
  • 6:00 PM - Fashion Show with the Creation of Dexter Alazas
  • 7:00 PM - Mango Flairtending Exhibition
  • 8:00 PM - Live performances from top Cebu bands and DJs / Grand fireworks display

For more details about the festival, visit the event's Facebook page.

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