Dates: March 4, 2024

Guam Discovery Day falls on the first Monday of March every year and takes place on March 4th this year. The holiday commemorates the day Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan first landed on Guam and is the event that kicks off ‘Mes Chamorro’ (or Chamorro Heritage Month). The celebration is hosted in the village of Umatac, showcasing the rich heritage of the Chamorro people through heritage walking tours along with a theatrical re-enactment of the explorer’s landing on the island. Enjoy live entertainment, cultural performances, and taste local delicacies of the island.

CONTACT: Diana Quinata (671) 747-2932 | Umatac Mayors Office (671) 828-8251

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