Araw ng Davao is a feast, which means celebrating unified of our multi cultural city. Davao celebrates its birthday in a grand gala fashion befitting the largest city in Mindanao. The Araw ng Dabaw festivities come complete with a seven-day schedule of trade fairs and cultural presentations. There is also a colorful civic-military parade and a citywide beauty pageant, featuring the smartest, most charming ladies this side of the islands.
Highlights of the festival includes the “Parada” (socio-civic parade), “Bandahan sa Kadalanan” (band parade), “Piging sa Dalan” (food street party), “Kasikas” (part extravaganzas), along with other spectacles along the major city streets, and the much-anticipated search for the “Mutya ng Dabaw”, the city’s Ambassador of Goodwill.
The 81st Araw ng Davao their are 329 participant who joined the Parade.