The city is considered as the local Venice, due to year-long floods and gradual sinking. The City of Malabon is a place famous for its Pancit Malabon and its predominantly Atlantic ambience. It is also famous for other variety of foods (kakanin), such as puto sulot, puto bumbong, sapin-sapin, broad, bibingka and camachile. The culinary delights are abundant in its specialty eateries.
Its most famous festival is the “Pagoda-Caracol”, a fluvial procession with street dancing to commemorate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception every December 8.