Author: Team Let's Go Pampanga

In Apalit, Pampanga, the annual “Libad ng Apung Iru” (St. Peter’s Fluvial Parade) stands as the town’s most celebrated event. Devotees from Apalit and neighboring areas gather for a vibrant three-day feast from June 28 to 30, honoring St. Peter the Apostle, the town’s patron saint. This celebration expresses gratitude for a fruitful year and a bountiful harvest. During the festivities, colorful banderitas flutter in the breeze, and creatively decorated boats and barges glide along the Pampanga River. The town comes alive with food, music, and the infectious smiles of its people. The tradition dates back to June 28, 1844,…

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The hype of festive food parks is very evident nowadays, and the Culinary Capital of the Philippines, Pampanga, is ready to get along the newest trend. The rise to popularity of food parks was first felt on early 2016. It stemmed from establishments such as StrEat Maginhawa, and was then followed by multiple food parks along the area. And only a year after, the newest food market trend expanded in Pampanga where food parks almost simultaneously popped-up like mushrooms in different towns in the province. The first identified food park in Pampanga is the BAGA (Barbeque and Grillers Association) Manila.…

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Imagine dining in a traditional ‘bahay kubo,’ but with a modern twist: a big screen for watching movies or your favorite teleserye, and free Wi-Fi to surf the online world while waiting for your freshly grilled food. This is the experience offered by Funnside Ningnangan, a dining spot that has quickly become a favorite among Filipino families. The name “Ningnangan” is derived from the Kapampangan word meaning ‘ihaw’ or grilled. This restaurant lives up to its name by offering a wide array of grilled dishes that are both delectable and affordable. Its spacious setup, ample parking, large projector screen for…

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Are you ready to embark on a journey to the vibrant Municipality of Mexico? Situated in the heart of the province of Pampanga, Region III, also known as Central Luzon, this first-class municipality has a rich history and an array of attractions that will captivate your senses. Join us as we dive into the fascinating world of Mexico, Pampanga, and discover its history, festivals, landmarks, and more. History The origins of Mexico’s name are shrouded in history. Some believe it was derived from “Masicu or Maca-sicu,” while Spanish colonizers spelled it as “México.” Others claim it originated from “siku” (elbow),…

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