KADAYAWAN SA DABAW is the City’s grandest festival that has become annual celebration of life, a thanksgiving for the gifts of nature, the wealth of culture, the bounties of harvest and serenity of living. It is also during this season where bountiful harvests and flowers in full bloom are in display. One of the most highly anticipated events is the magnificent display of Orchids and Ornamental Plants at the GARDEN SHOW of the Kadayawan Farm and Garden Fair. The SM City Davao in Ecoland has been the home of this magnificent fair.
WALING-WALING, considered as the Queen of All Orchids takes center stage in this amazing farm fair. Waling-Waling is native to Davao and other parts of Mindanao. But side from the Queen of All Orchids and its hybrids, the Farm and Garden Fair showcases the best collection of flowers, orchids, fruit trees, fresh fruits, vegetables and other industry products in Davao and other neighboring regions.
This is an annual event organized by Floriculture Industry of Davao, Inc. (FIDI) and the Mindanao Floriculture and Ecological Development, Inc. (MINFED) in partnership with the city government of Davao. This is part of the continuing efforts of the stakeholders to promote the floriculture industry of Davao, aimed not only at the local hobbyists and entrepreneurs but also foreign plant enthusiasts. Waling-Waling is one of the symbols of Davao City.