Saturday, June 2nd 2018
Philippine Republic Day Celebration (PRDC)
On Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the “Pista Sa Nayon” or Filipino Festival, another annual major event of the Philippine Republic Day Celebration, will be under the Green Expo at Traders Village, 2602 Mayfield Road, in Grand Prairie. Traders Village, one of the largest Marketplaces in the United States, offered a huge pavilion for the comfort of the festival goers. The event will start with the parade of banners, followed by the program showcasing Filipino and other multi-ethnic cultural presentations, choirs, bands, and songs. Vendors will sell exquisite paraphernalia and delicacies. There will be games for adults and children, elbow rubbing among families and friends. The Santacruzan, a beauty pageant procession honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary, winds up the activity. Around 20,000 visitors are expected on this year’s festival.
The Philippine Republic Day Celebration (PRDC) is based in Dallas but the governing twenty one board members are residents of the DFW metroplex. It is a Non Profit Organization, formed in 1993, with the vision of a joint month-long celebration of the Philippine Republic Day roughly close to June 12th, the day General Emilio Aguinaldo proclaimed the independence of the Filipinos in 1898.
Impelled by the need to strengthen the bond of solidarity among them, majority of the different Filipino American organizations, churches, business establishments join forces to celebrate their precious independence won by their forefathers from Spain 110 years ago. PRDC aims to reach the 40,000 Filipino-Americans residing in the DFW Metroplex, who make significant contributions to the local economy as doctors, nurses, engineers, teachers, other business and professions.
Admission to Traders Village is FREE and it’s just $4.00 to park. Traders Village is centrally located in Grand Prairie, Texas just minutes from Six Flags over Texas, off Highway 360 on Mayfield Road.
Traders Village…..SAVE MONEY, HAVE FUN!
For more info call 972-647-2331.
Celebrating over 40 years of fun at Traders Village!