Last year, over 15,000 people attended, at least 30 vendors were on location, and more than 50 performers graced the stage. While FPD is the only festival of its kind in Northeast Florida, it is also a fundraising event. Proceeds are donated to worthy beneficiaries that are impacting their communities, locally and in the Philippines. They have four worthy charities that the funds will be donated to for 2011: Philippine Nursing Association, Philippine Medical Society Medical Mission, READ Philippines,
and Knights of Rizal Cultural Center.