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TFC presents an exciting lineup of summer festivals celebrating Filipino culture across the U.S. and Canada

July 11, 2023 AT 11:14 AM

TORONTO, July 10, 2023 – Through its flagship, TFC, ABS-CBN International, the leading global platform bringing Filipino entertainment and culture to audiences worldwide, presents a series of vibrant summer festivals and fiestas across the United States and Canada.
These events aim to foster a sense of community, promote Filipino culture, and celebrate the rich traditions that connect millions of Filipinos around the world.

Philfest Mississauga - July 15-16
The two-day extravaganza that is Philfest Mississauga will be held at Celebration Square in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada on July 15 and 16. This two-day extravaganza will feature a lineup of captivating performances and activities that embody the Filipino spirit.
Attendees can look forward to the electrifying TFC Sama Saya show headlined by the dynamic Gab Valenciano on Saturday, July 15, while Asia’s Nightingale, Lani Misalucha, will grace the stage on Sunday, July 16.
TFC has partnered with Kalayaan, Musika Children's Chorus, Fiesta Filipina Dance Troupe, Culture Philippines Ontario, and the Kalayaan Cultural Community Centre for this event. More information can be found at


Fun Philippines - July 22-23
The following weekend, the party happens at Fun Philippines Toronto Street Festival along Bathurst St. Wilson Ave. in Toronto, on July 22 and July 23.
TFC is proud to partner with the Philippine Legacy and Culture Alliance (PLACA) to bring one of the biggest Filipino festivals in North America with an estimated crowd size of over 200k in 2022.
Fun Philippines promises an immersive atmosphere filled with cultural exhibits, interactive displays, and a wide array of delectable Filipino cuisine. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore the richness and diversity of the Philippines through arts, crafts, and engaging activities. Go to for more information.


Fiesta Mo sa USA - July 29, Kissimmee, Florida
In partnership with Fil-Am Movement International, Inc., ABS-CBN International brings the vibrant Fiesta Mo sa USA 2023 at the Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane in Kissimmee, Florida on July 29.
The festivities will be headlined by the talented Jake Cuenca with the entertaining Cheena Crab. This one-day celebration features Philippine food vendors in Florida serving the best Philippine cuisine from vendors around Florida and various merchandise and exhibits from the Philippines and the United States.


The colorful Pistahan Parade and Festival procession goes around the streets of San Francisco. A yearly visual treat for all to see. (Photo from Pistahan Facebook)

Pistahan Parade and Festival - August 12-13
Marking the grand finale of ABS-CBN International's summer festival lineup, Pistahan Parade and Festival will take place on August 12 and 13 at the iconic Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco, California.

The free two-day outdoor event is the largest Filipino fair in the West Coast. TFC has consistently been a partner of the Filipino American Arts Exposition (FAAE) in bringing Pistahan to the Bay Area.

On its 30th year, Pistahan continues to be a true testament to the richness and diversity of Filipino culture as it provides opportunities for guests to discover Philippine history, heritage, and traditions.
ABS-CBN International is proud to be at the forefront of promoting Filipino culture and heritage worldwide. Throughout these festivals and fiestas, TFC continues to strengthen its presence and  build community by promoting Filipino culture through food, music, arts and crafts, and a shared history.
For more information about the festivals, please visit or follow us on social media: Kapamilya TFC on Facebook and @kapamilyaTFC on Instagram.

Pia Lopezbanos-Carrion
Corporate Affairs and PR
ABS-CBN International