Every year, General Santos city celebrates the Tuna Festival on the first week of September to commemorate the city’s Charter Anniversary every fifth of September. The fishing industry is the major contributing factor to the city’s booming economy. The main highlights of the festival is the Tuna Float Parade, the street dancing competition and the various activities featuring different processed tuna products.
This year’s Tuna Festival highlights will be held on September 5 – 9, 2013 in the tuna capital of the Philippines – General Santos City! Below is the schedule of activities of the 15th Tuna Festival: