The culture of Laboeños is mixed of Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, and American. Labo has historical churches and landmarks suchs as St. John the Apostle and Evangelist, Battle of Tigbinan Shrine, Hagdang Bato and Manambuwaya Cave. The fiesta are celebrated separately unlike other town which is held during the same day or week. The fiesta in Labo is celebrated every 6th of May, honoring St. John the Apostle and Evangelist and the Busig-on festival is held every first week of September. The Busig-on Festival is the celebration for the good harvest of the land and some of the events regarding Busig-on Festival is Street Dancing Competition, Float Parade, Boodle Fight featuring foods made from coconut milk and more.
St. John the Apostle and Evangelist Parish
Build in 1890, St. John the Apostle and Evangelist is part of every family in Labo.
Museo de Labo
Learning about the rich history and culture of Labo, you can find different artifacts left by the people in the past.
Celebrated every first week of September. Busig-on Festival is the celebration for its people and gratitude for rich harvest from nature.
Labo People's Park
This park is dedicated to all unknown heroes who sacrifice their selves to save other people’s life.
Nature & adventure
The town of Labo is surrounded by three mountains, Mt. Bagacay, Mt. Cadig and Mt. Labo. Each mountain has its own features and full of adventure that the tourist will surely enjoy. Mt. Bagacay have four tourist destination; Manambuwaya Cave, Tanawang Bato, Bilad na Bato and Turayog Falls while Mt. Cadig has Bag-angan Cave that spelunkers will enjoy. Mt Labo also have beautiful rivers, caves and many more that are waiting to be discover. Labo has more than 50 tourist destinations to choose from and every year new destinations are being discovered.
Mt. Bagacay is a great place for trekking. It has four tourist desination to visit; Manambuwaya Cave, Tanawang Bato, Bilad na Bato and Turayog Falls. It takes more than 6 hours to reach the peak of the mountain without having a rest.
If you want to experience spelunking then Mt. Cadig is right for you. It is the home of Bag-angan Cave, the longest cave in the province with 24 chambers. You can also find different species of birds, bats, snake, frogs, spiders and more in the cave. A new challenging and exciting experience waits for you.
Cold water and relaxing scenery, Labo has more than ten falls to choose and others are waiting to be discovered. Try visiting one of the falls and bring your family and friends to experience the beauty of nature.
The main livelihood of the locals here in Labo is farming, that’s why Labo is rich with vegetables and fruits such as coconut, pineapple, rice, cacao, and more. Some of the restaurants in town serves delicious fresh food came from their own farm. Dine and enjoy Labo’s local products specially foods with gata (coconut milk). During Busig-on festival, the tourists can try and taste the gata dishes in boodle fight.
Labo also offers exotic food such as frog, snake, and more. You can find the different kinds of exotic dishes in the barangays and the most popular is the Tabagwang in Brgy. Fundado. It is a snail cooked with coconut milk and gabi leaves.
All time Favorite
The culture of food here in Labo was influenced by Bicol Region and Quezon Province. The most famous food that you can find here is Sinantol, Ginataang Gabi, and Tabagwang. Labo is not all about ginataan dishes, they also serve foods that the Filipinos love like sisig, kare-kare, lupia, adobo etc.
Everything with "Gata"
70% of the land area in Labo is on farming and the town is rich with coconut trees which is used to make dishes out of gata or coconut milk. In fact, during Busig-on Festival, people are eating dishes made from gata in the boodle fight.
Street Food Plaza
Located outside of Labo People’s Park. It is a place for people who’s looking for something to eat. They serve street foods such as barbecue, isaw, kwek-kwek, fishball, betamax, lugaw, and more.
Being an agricultural town of Camarines Norte with 70% of land area allotted on farming and the major product being produce is coconut. Some of the cooperatives within the town of Labo uses coconut to make virgin coconut oil, coco sugar and more. Some uses pineapple, citronella, abaca, and ban-ban to produce products such as pineapple juice, pineapple jam, pineapple fiber, citronella oil, lotion, soap, candle, basket and more. Many farm owners are already practicing the organic way of farming for healthier life and helping hand in hand with the indigenous tribes within the town.
Labo is rich in nutritious land that produce such as pineapple, coconut, cacao and other land crops. That is why labo has many cooperatives producing products from Mother Nature.
Farm owners in Labo are already practicing organic farming which helps to optimize the productivity and fitness of diverse communities within the agro-ecosystem, including soil organisms, plants, livestock and people. With this way of farming Labo would be better. Better Life Better Labo.
Farm to Plate
As an agricultural town, farm products are available everywhere in town. The people of Labo make sure that the food that they give to their family is healthy and fresh.
An Indigenous tribe in Labo helping some cooperatives producing local products such as basket, bags, and other souvenir items.