As one of the major events in city, the Shariff Kabunsuan Festival comes near, I have learned that Metro Cotabato Chamber of Commerce will be conducting the 1st Crab Festival as of the highlights of the said event.

Below is the PR of Metro Cot. Chamber of Commerce.

Metro Cotabato Chamber of Commerce & Industry Foundation, Inc. in partnership with the City Government of Cotabato and Department of Trade and Industry will organize the 1st CRAB FESTIVAL this December 15-19, 2011 in Cotabato City. The crab festival coincides with the celebration of SHARIFF KABUNSUAN FESTIVAL 2011 of Cotabato City.


Shariff Kabunsuan Festival is one premier business and biggest cultural event in Cotabato City attracting people from other communities in Central Mindanao to include the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and people from other places throughout the country.


The Crab Fest will be composed of series of activities such as Crab Culinary Contest, Crab Fair, Crab Race and Crab Forum. These are geared towards promoting the crabs of Cotabato City known as the tastiest crab in the Philippines, as the City’s One Town One Product (OTOP) in partnership with DTI Region XII and Cotabato City LGU.