10 Things To Do And Visit At Dinamulag Festival
Posted: April 28, 2017 10:53 AM
Pristine beaches and popular hike spots, Zambales boast on a unique character as a summertime destination. Tag along all the native/exotic dishes like goat stew, crispy fried pork belly and bagnet. On top are the sweetest fruits of turnip, lanzones and the pride of Zambales – Mangoes! Speaking of Mangoes, this year, we visited Zambales Dinamulag Mango Festival. Wander around the event and found out that aside from attending the festival, which already a full packed event, has a lot of perks of side trails on the side.
We will give you 10 things to do while visiting Dinamulag Festival. Here we go!
1. Fete Fair
From colorful trinket for giveaways, cheap and fashionable garments, unique eats and a lot more. The Festival Fare has a bunch of stalls ready to give away their best of the best offers. Organic foods, and naturally brewed beer and wine are also available at the fair. You have a choice to sit and savor the local foods while your Mom, or friends are out there enjoying shopping.
2. Dance in the Street
Dinamulag Festival of Zambales has long vied with other Festival in the Philippines through street dance competition. Who would have thought that a peaceful province in the North would have brisk and snappy dancers? With the theme, “Bountiful Harvest”, expect a young and a high-powered dance exhibitions from different local schools. On top are the instagrammable pictures with the colorful dressed street dancers!
3. Watch Float Parade
San Marcelino Float Won First Prize for Float Parade
One of the crowd hookers, aside from the street dancing contest is the ingenious parade of different provincial floats!
4. Visit Province’s Booth
You will appreciate the good exploits of local government from different municipalities in Zambales. Made from natural materials of dried bamboos, leaves and papers, sure do, tourists are encouraged to chat and listen to quick topics regarding sustainable gardens and responsible farming.
Recycled Vegetable pot display, kids on the fair loved it!
San Marcelino Province Booth
5. Rest in a Resort (Zambales Bakasyunan)
15 Minutes ride from the Provincial Capitol is a gem resort – Zambales Bakasyunan. Choose to play in their pool with choices of inflatables, or devolve on a water bike on their beach side. Wine and dine with your kinfolk and friends on their pool side restaurant. Or play golf and basketball on the other side of the resort. Zambales Bakasyunan is taking the lead as a place to shoot the breeze for a good relaxation while visiting DInamulag Festival.
Facebook: Bakasyunan Resort and Conference Center Zambales
Address: Sitio Lawak Barangay Amungan Iba, Zambales
Contact Number: 09155755185
Click here to visit their website
6. Enjoy Fresh Baked Bread (The Bakery)
You don’t have to travel far from the Festival if you had an instant craving for fancy bread, pastry, pasta and ice cream! The Bakery by SE will serve it for you. Located just across the St. Agustine Cathedral from the Provincial Capitol, along the Magsaysay Ave. Their Cinnamon Rolls are the best yet, partner with their brewed coffee would make it a perfect combo for a chill time. Their pasta recipes are not to be left out when you visit their bakery too!
Facebook: The Bakery by S.E.
Type: Filipino Fusion
Address: Magsaysay avenue zone 4 Iba Zambales
Contact Number: 0995 448 7073
7. Eat Pastillas
Never should you miss to taste the delicacy of Zambales, the PastillasMade from fresh goat milk, these little wraps will sure make you drool for another pack, to another, and some other.
8. Island Hopping
Since you’re in the North of the Philippines, visiting the famous Island has been just one boat ride away. Another thing to go along while visiting Dinamulag Festival is to Island hop! Famous Islands are, Anawangin, Capones, Talisayen and Nagsasa.
9. Meet and Greet with Local Beauties!
Meet and Greet with the local beauties of Zambales. Occasionaly, at night, the Festivity has an organized beauty pageant for aspiring young ladies dreaming to become a beauty queen. Ready with their talent presentations.
10. Eat Mangoes
You’re missing the whole point of the festivity if you would not have a taste of the “Dinamulag Mangoes”. Zambales, known as the home of the sweetest mango in the Philippines, presents a variety of mangoes from the smallest “Señorita” to their Carabao Mangoes; regardless of the size one thing is sure, they are all sweet! There’s a lot to do at this fete, but trying the fresh picked mangoes around the corner would be one thing you should not miss!
Catch you at the next Dinamulag Festival!