Iligan celebrates its special festival day or fiesta every September 29 in honor of St. Michael - the patron saint of Iligan City.
Weeks before the feast day, major streets in the city are already adorned with banderitas. Tarps and streamers are everywhere to welcome visitors and to announce the different activities prepared by the city government hand in hand with the private sectors. One will know it’s going to be fiesta once again when traders from different part of the country start setting up their stalls at Mugna or Taboan in Brgy. Tubod selling garments, housewares, toys ,house decors, etc. Taboan also serves as the venue for the trade fairs showcasing local products and delicacies. But the main attraction of Taboan is the fiesta carnival that host to different shows and rides which thrill adults and children alike.