Koronadal City is the shopping capital of the South Cotabato, nearby towns of South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat visit the city to do shopping and commercial activities. There are several huge shopping malls in the city, notable ones are KCC Mall of Marbel , Ace Centerpoint, Gaisano Grand Mall Koronadal, Unitop Koronadal, and the newest addition to the city which is CityMall Koronadal located at Brgy. Zone 4 beside Dr. Arturo Pingoy Memorial Hospital. There are also news about building a Robinsons Mall in Brgy. Sto Nino infront of Bombo Radyo Koronadal, yet we still need an official release from the company. These malls are home to national brands of retail merchandises as well as restaurants and cafes. There are many merchandise and large groceries owned by local and foreign Chinese, Taiwanese and Korean businessmen in the city.
San Fernando Giant Lantern Festival
Date: December Location: Ermita, Manila
A fiesta in honor of one of the oldest Marian images in the country (it was found by Legazpi's soldiers amidst the foliage of a pandan shrub on the shores of Ermita in 1571) - the La Nuestra Señora de Guia, patroness of seafarers and also known as Our Lady of Expectations. The main event of the fiesta is the Bota de Flores, a reenactment of a select group of young ladies and their escorts in sailor costumes of the procession returning the La Nuestra Señora de Guia to its reconstructed shrine in 1918.