Grand Marshal Gala 2022

Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe 100 Frank W Burr Blvd, Teaneck, NJ

The Independence Day Parade Grand Marshal is one of the highest honors bestowed by PIDCI annually to an individual (or a couple). The search recognizes an exceptionally outstanding person (or a couple) whose contributions have positively impacted the local community and the greater community as well. This special honor is in recognition of excellent leadership […]

Diwa Ng Kalayaan 2022

Holiday Inn Newark International Airport 160 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ

We proudly introduce you to Geraldine, Tara, and Christine, our lovely contestants for Diwa ng Kalayaan. These young ladies exemplify the true meaning of beauty and brains. Who will be crowned as our next Diwa ng Kalayaan? Come and join us on April 16th to find out. Don't miss out!

Mrs. Kalayaan 2022

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark Airport 28 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ

Mrs. Kalayaan is a popularity contest for married or formerly married Filipino/Filipino-American women who vie for the honor of becoming PIDCI’s Ambassador of Goodwill for one year and also get the opportunity to get to ride on a festive parade float during the Philippine Independence Day Parade on Madison Avenue (the largest parade of its […]

Philippine Independence Ball

Da Mikelle Palazzo 69-02 Garfield Ave, Queens, New York

The culminating event features a grand Independence Ball where everyone gathers in a night of dancing and entertainment to celebrate the successful Independence Day Parade. It is usually held the weekend after the Independence Day Parade.

Maria Clara Coronation Gala

The Chandeliert 1081 Broadway, Bayonne, New Jersey

The Maria Clara Coronation Gala is held during the summer months - and is PIDCI's tribute to the women who embody the Maria Clara mystique. The event is a dinner dance setting and is a showcase of the wonders and elegance of the Maria Clara dress.