56389459 322145055155662 4702221158773161984 nEvery February, the City of Zamboanga observes a month-long celebration of festivity to commemorate its Charter anniversary marking the installation of the first set of appointed city officials led by Mayor Nicasio Valderosa on February 26, 1937. As the City celebrates its 81st anniversary, the  Special Events Team tasked to spearhed this event has lined up various activities for the people of Zamboanga City to join and participate in such as sports festival, film festival, drum and lyre competition, a music fun run, a color fun run, and the highlight of the celebration, the Grand Civic-Military Parade and main program.

MGB-IX personnel attended the Zamboanga Music Runvolution 2.0 and the Grand Civic Parade last February 24 and 26, 2018, respectively, joining other sectors from private, NGO's, national government agencies, academe and the religious.

Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez graced the celebration of the 81st Dia de la Ciudad de Zamboanga held on February 26, 2018, at the Zamboanga City Hall grounds.