First Davao Summerfest Set

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Category: Events Posted: Sunday, April 24th, 2011

The City of Davao will be having its first Summerfest this coming April 29 to May 29, 2011. The month-long occasion will involve sports, music and cultural activities. The event is organized by the Davao City Government in participation with the Small Hotels Association of Davao, Davao Association of Tour Operators and Davao Tourism Association, Davao Travel Agency Association, GUIDE- Davao, Davao Cooperative Center for Visitors and Convention, and Davao Airline Operators Association.

The First Davao Summerfest was realized to address the need to hold an event since there is nothing happening in Davao during summer season. The Summerfest will also compliment the other existing festivals in Davao namely, Araw ng Dabaw, Kadayawan Festival and Pasko Fiesta. This event is expected to attract more tourists and sports enthusiasts.

This year’s Summerfest will feature activities that geared towards sports, eco-adventure, and entertainment. Among the activities include a Soccer Tournament, a horse show, marathon, judo championships, frisbee competition and adventure races.

The holding of the Summerfest is a positive development for Davao as this will not only bring income to the city but this will also promote Davao as a major summer destination in the Philippines.

Below are the activities for the upcoming summerfest:

Davao Summerfest Opening Program
April 29, 2011, 5:30 PM, Peoples’ Park
Organizer: City Government of Davao

PFF Suzuki U23 Mindanao Championships
April 28 – 30, Tionko Field
Organizer: Davao Football Association, Inc., Philippine Football Federation

Davao Riverfront Corporate City 13th Davao Horse Show & Competition
April 29 – May 1,
Organizer: Davao Horse Club

17th NFMC Annual Convention Castrol Motokhana
April 30 – May 1, NCCC Mall Open Parking Area
Organizer: National Federation of Motorcycle Clubs, On Any Sunday Riders

PFF Smart Club Mindanao Championships
May 4 – 6, Tionko Field
Organizer: Davao Football Association, Inc., Philippine Football Federation
Daba Daba Ultimate Frisbee Tournament
May 7 – 8, Tionko Field
Organizer: Mulatto Davao

Run to Reduce Marathon
May 8, Around Davao City
Organizer: Aboitiz Group of Companies

Davao Riverfront Phil. Autocross Championship Series Round 2
May 8, Speed City, Davao Riverfront Corporate City
Organizer: Shago Racing

National Judo Championship – Youth Division
May 8, Gaisano Mall of Davao
Organizer: Holiday Judo Club

1st Davao City Host Lions Club Football Festival
May 14-15, Tionko Field
Organizer: Davao Football Association, Inc.

6th Pomelo Tee Golf Tournament
May 20 – 22, Rancho Palos Verdes
Organizer: Directors of Rancho Palos Verdes

Davao Aero Marathon Summerfest 2011
May 27, 2-6 PM, NCCC Mall Atrium
Organizer: Bee Fit Gym/Holiday Gym & Spa

Eco.city Celebrity Adventure Race
May 28 – 29, Around Davao City
Organizer: City Government of Davao

Other events:
Summerfest Kaan Dawet
May 8-15, Bolton St., 6 PM-2AM
Organizer: Davao Association of Tour Operators

Santacruzan
May 21, San Pedro Church
Organizer: City Government of Davao

Source: davaotourism.com

One Response to “First Davao Summerfest Set”

  1. Cynthia Says:

    This is a good initiative for the city government to attract more tourists. More activities sa city means more income and more opportunities.

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