Tuna Festival 2012 Schedule of Activities

General Santos City, the home of the biggest tuna industries in the country celebrates the Tuna Festival every month of September in time for it's Charter Anniversary. 
Below is the tentative schedule of activities for Gensan's Tuna Festival 2012 as of July 5, 2012. Always check back at this site for updates.

Aug 18-Sept 15
Tuna Village (Flea Market Display)
Tuna Village (Carnival)
Tuna Village (Tuna Products Display)
Tuna Village (SMB Party Zone)
Tuna Village (Coke Pasaya Food Court SuTuKil)
Tuna Village (Tuna Art Camp)
Tuna Village (Everyday, Everynite Sashimi Night)
Tuna Fest Inter-Fishing Basketball Tournament
Tuna Fest Aqua Sports
Tuna Fest Photo Contest 
Bula Coral Reef to QTP - Tuna Fest Coastal Clean-up Drive with Photo Contest 
Game Fishing 

Wednesday, Sept 5, 2012

6:00 AM 
  • Fish Port to City Hall Fiscarade
8:00 AM 
  • City Hall - Flag Raising Ceremony
9:00 AM 
  • City Hall - Tuna Fest Alay sa Kapwa
10:00 AM 
  • SM City GenSan - Tuna Fest Photoo Exhibit
4:00-6:00 PM 
  • Oval Grand Stand - Tuna Float Parade
7:00 PM 
  • Oval Grand Stand - Grand Opening
  • Oval Plaza - All about Tuna Pavilion
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

7:00 am-12:00 NN
  • GSC Fish Port Complex - Fishtahan sa Fishport
  • Kiddie Game Fishing
  • Karga Tuna
  • Tuna Relay
  • Linis, Bilis Tuna
  • Swimming Competition
  • Jetski Competition
7:00 AM 
  • Fish Port Market 2 - Street Party sa Fishport
  • Biggest Tuna
  • Atras Bugsay
  • Huli Lipat Hito
9:00 AM-5:00 PM 
  • Fish Port Market 4 - Tuna Congress (Opening)
7:00 PM 
  • Tuna Congress (Welcome Dinner)
  • GSC Tennis Court - Lawn Tennis Natl. Open Tournament
  • Lakbay Tuna
  • Oval Plaza Gym - Brigada Teen-Guwang
  • Oval Grand Stand - Concert (SMART)
Friday, Sept. 7, 2012

9:00 AM-5:00 PM 
  • Oval Gym - Hilig Extreme BMX Street
  • Hilig Extreme Push Race Long Board
  • Hilig Extreme Skate Boarding
  • Oval Plaza - Mountain Bike
7:00 PM 
  • Badminton Tournament
  • Oval Grand Stand - Concert (GLOBE)

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012
  • Queen Tuna Park - Kite Flying
3:00 PM 
  • Sarangani Bay Cruise
7:00 AM-12NN 
  • GSC Fish Port - Fishtahan Game Fishing
7:00 PM 
  • Oval Grand Stand - Talent Show Case of Generals
  • GenSan Pop Idol
  • Dance Competition

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012

6:00 AM  
  • Queen Tuna Park - Bombo Radyo Bankarera
1:00 PM 
  • Oval Grand Stand - Street Dancing Competition
7:00 PM 
  • Karagatan Awards
6:00 PM 
  • Oval Grand Stand - Closing Ceremonies
Are you ready for Gensan's Tuna Festival 2012? Let us know through the comment box below.
For more information, visit the Tuna Festival 2012 Coordinating Center, Matalam Street, corner Pendatun Avenue, Gen. Santos City. Contact #s are 0917-3026 or 0933-720-1476.


Comments Here

  1. Sana someday maka-attend kami ng Tuna Festival at matikman ang sarap ng fresh Gensan tuna! :)

  2. I would want to go to Gen San someday and experience the Tuna Festival. It must be a great event there.

  3. I would like to see a real giant tuna and eat them afterwards. Hope to join this event soon!

  4. Thanks for sharing! I would really want to visit Gen San but cguro matatagalan pa :D Hopefully this year, tho sayang kasi d intime for tuna festival.

  5. All I think of this Tuna festival is to have a taste of tuna dishes in South Cotobato.

  6. Tuna Art Camp? Interested with that one.

  7. Great festivity!. For sure, Manny (Pacquiao) will make it more festive!

  8. Looking forward to attending this! see you there Nards! :)

  9. Didn't know there's such a fest. Is it recently established? Anyhow, it's fitting cuz Cotabato is known for tuna. :)

  10. I wish to join but I can't because I'm here in Manila. One of the places I would love to visit is GenSan for their freshest tuna :)) enjoy!

  11. See you here in Gensan Renz, I am most excited with the SEX Tour :)

  12. Good luck to this event. I for one love, love tuna!

  13. wow it looks that Tuna Festival is a grand event, like Kadayawan in Davao City


  14. TUNA! this is one reason why i want to go to gensan... this is one of my favorite fish! :)

  15. Love Tuna, I only been to Gen San once. And I hope to be able to come back and see the festival... I will share this article to some group. Thanks..

  16. Awww. I'm gonna be envious of those living there and those who would be able to travel there. Just post the pictures after the event is done. :D

  17. Ang sarap maki join sa ganitong event. I'm imagining tuna now! Yummy!

  18. i love tuna! hoping to join one of the festival like that! xx

  19. This is really great to promote Gen San to the outside world.

  20. ralph marcuss ManarangJul 29, 2012, 12:18:00 AM

    Ngayon ko lang nalaman na may ganiyong festival..

  21. ask lang po. . .san po ba banda ang queens tuna park??

  22. oi kevin malapit sa palengke ng gensan sa bula...

  23. wow!!tuna fiest na naman..sayang wala nku sa gensan now..d2 na me ngwwork sa macau..i really miss so much tuna festival!!go gensan go!!!

  24. i want to see the TUNA FLOAT PARADE ..

  25. can you give us full info bout float parade iterinary?


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