The kamahardikaan sin Tawi-Tawi is celebrated on September. The festival is a 4-day affair starting on September 24 and ends on September 27. The highlight of the festival is the showcase of talents for search of Budjang Tawi-Tawi, and most awaited event is the Agal-Agal festival where different municipalities compete for the best float , costume, etc. Other activities include the fluvial parade, trade fair, scubasurero and sports competition. In Agal-Agal festival, flaunting of different and stylistic seaweeds in its simple to delicate form is the main attraction. Seaweeds Festival has attracted many tourists and locals to visit Tawi-Tawi.
Here is a glimpse of Agal-agal festival ( 2011):