In the previous years, Lipa City had the Coffee Festival as its official city festival being coffee granary of the Philippines. The Coffee Festival was then celebrated from December 11 to 16.
Then Lipa also had the Walistik Festival celebrated on the second week of January where walis (broom) was used in costumes and props. Walis symbolizes unity and this was what the Lipeños had in mind everytime they celebrate Walistik Festival.
Now, Lipa City is celebrating Lomi Festival. Lomi, being one of the most popular dishes in this side of the province, Lipa City has quite a number of lomi houses which never cease to entice people.
Other important events are:
• Mutya ng Lipa Coronation and Ball — this is part of the fiesta celebration where a fortunate and deserving young woman will be crowned as Mutya ng Lipa. This event is a gathering of Lipa’s elite people where the traditional rigodon is done.
• Miss Lipa Tourism — the most prestigious pageant in the city participated by the finest young ladies of Lipa.