The City is famous for its original Christmas lanterns brought about by the creativity and craftsmanship of the Fernandinos. Aside from the colorful lanterns, the City of San Fernando takes pride in being known for its delicious Kapampangan cuisine, as well as its meat products, most popular of which are the 'tocino' and 'longaniza.' The city is also the site of the annual re-enactment of the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Legend & History
What now compromises the City of San Fernando was carved out of the towns of Mexico and Bacolor. It was founded in 1754 and named after its patron saint, the Spanish king Fernando III, Rey (King) de Castilla y Leon.