The celebration kicked off with a mass lead by Rev. Fr. Pablo T. Bugay Jr., held at the city hall of San Pedro, Laguna (December , 29, 2016) . The mass was attended by city mayor Lourdes S. Cataquiz, Vice Mayor Iryne Vierneza, city councilors, Bernadette Olivares, Jimbo Ambayec, Lon-Lon Ambayec, Delio Hatulan and Bobot Berroya. Also present during the mass were, former mayor and father of San Pedro Cityhood, Calixto Cataquiz, department heads and city employees. After the mass, a “boodle fight” lead by mayor Baby Cataquiz and Department Heads took place at the city hall of San Pedro. City employees gathered and took part of the fun lunch break.
The night was celebrated by showcasing different talents of the city employees during the San Pedro Got Talent which was sponsored by Globe Telecom. Raymond Mabute and Jane De Leon graced the night with a special performance as they danced and sang for the audiences. Also present was Ramone of the Voice season 2.
The momentous night was concluded by colorful fireworks and announcement of winners from the singing and talent competitions. The winners are as follows: Hamerito Mateo won first place, Reynante Amil, 2nd Placer and John Mark Lipit.