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Thursday, June 21, 2018

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Macabebe

ANNUAL FESTIVALS AND EVENTS

Town Fiesta

The town's fiesta is held annually on September 10 in honor of San Nicolas de Tolentino (St. Nicholas of Tolentino), the town's patron saint.
Barangay Fiestas
• Barangay Sta. Maria (has the largest area among other barangays in Macabebe) celebrates fiesta every Last Sunday of April in honor of St. Mary, Mother of Jesus.
• Barangay San Jose celebrates fiesta every 3rd Sunday of March in honor of St. Joseph.
• Barangay Sto. Rosario celebrates fiesta every 1 May in honor of The Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary.
• Barangay San Rafael celebrates fiesta every 24 October in honor of St. Raphael the Archangel
• Barangay San Juan celebrates fiesta every 24 June in honor of St. John the Baptist, people splash water to each other.
• Barangay San Gabriel and barangay Caduang Tete celebrates fiesta every 2nd Sunday of May in honor of St. Gabriel the Archangel.
• Barangay San Isidro celebrates fiesta every 15 May in honor of St Isidore the Farmer.
• Barangay Sto. Nino celebrates fiesta twice a year one is every 3rd Sunday of January and the other one is every 3rd Sunday of April in honor of the Sto. Nino.
• Barangay Batasan celebrates fiesta every 2nd day of February in the honor of Nuestra Senora de Candelaria and the "Presentation of the Lord Parish".
• Barangay Santa Rita celebrates fiesta every 22 May in honor of St. Rita.
• Barangay San Roque celebrates fiesta every 1st Sunday of May in honor of Saint Roch but the Western celebrates his death every August 16 (13)
• Brgy. Sta. Lutgarda celebrates fiesta every 1st Sunday of May and 16th day of June in honor of the birth of their patron Apung Sta. Lutgarda.
• Brgy. San Vicente celebrates fiesta every first Sunday of April.
• Brgy. San Francisco celebrates fiesta every second Sunday of April.
• Barangay Castuli celebrates their fiesta every last Saturday of February in honor of Our lady of Lourdes.
• Barangay Mataguiti celebrates their fiesta every 1st Sunday of May and known for having a "libad" or boat procession in honoring the lord Jesus Christ cross as their patron.
• Barangay Candelaria celebrates fiesta every 2nd day of February and known for having a "libad" or boat procession in honoring the Nuestra Senora de Candelaria.
• Barangay Caduang Tete celebrates fiesta every 2nd Sunday of May.


NATURAL ATTRACTION

Pampanga River River

(formerly known as Rio Grande de Pampanga -- Great River of Pampanga) is the second largest river inthe island of Luzon, next to Cagayan River and the third largest but most important river in the Philippines. It is located in the Central Luzon region and traverses the provincesof Pampanga, NuevaEcija,Bulacan, Tarlac and Quezon


MAN-MADE ATTRACTION

San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish Church

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Fernando has jurisdiction over the 1575 San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish Church. It was founded in 1575 under the advocation of San Nicolas de Tolentino. The heritage church measures 70 metres (230 ft) long, 17 metres (56 ft) wide and 11 metres (36 ft) high. The facade of the church has scantly ornamentation and its architectural symmetry is lost amid and the various forms assumed the windows and the main entrance. Simple neo-classic lines of the facade.
Macabebe is also home to San Gabriel Parish Church.

San Rafael de Archangel Parish Church

Located at San Rafael, Macabebe, Pampanga

Eugenio Blanco Residence

(1898) The oldest house which is located at Sta. Rita, Poblacion, Macabebe, Pampanga

Lagman Ancestral House

White House of Macabebe- San Rafael, Macabebe, Pampanga

Reyes Ancestral House

San Rafael, Macabebe, Pampanga


ENTERTAINMENT

Sports/Recreational Area

Public Gym

Located at Poblacion, Macabebe


FOOD

Local Restaurant

Ace Kitchenette

(1985) Mila Esteban- Poblacion, Macabebe, Pampanga


SHOPPING Grocery/Supermarket

Supermarket

Morano Mini Mart

Located at Poblacion, Macabebe

Retail Store

Argeebee

Located at Poblacion, Macabebe

Ignacio Supermarket

Located at Poblacion, Macabebe


Point Person

Catherine D. Flores
(045) 377-7265/0917-575-8719
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