The theme for this year’s celebration shall be: “Strengthening Good Local Governance towards Sustainable and Resilient Filipino Communities.”
Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 63, s.1992, dated October 2, 1992, the month of October of every year is declared as the Local Government Month, the second week of October as Local Government Week, and the 10th day of October as Local Government Day. The celebration commemorates the enactment of the Local Government Code of 1991. This year, 2020, marks the 29th year since it was signed into law.