2016 Philippines Holidays

The following is a list of holidays for 2016, declared by virtue of Proclamation No. 1105, s. 2015, unless otherwise specified:

January 1, 2016, Friday – New Year’s Day (Regular holiday)

January 2, 2016, Saturday  – (Special non-working day)
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February 8, 2016, Monday – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day)

February 25, 2016, Thursday – EDSA Revolution anniversary (Special holiday)

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March 24, 2016, Thursday – Maundy Thursday (Regular holiday)

March 25, 2016, Friday – Good Friday (Regular holiday)

March 26, 2016, Saturday – Black Saturday (Special non-working day)

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April 9, 2016, Saturday – Araw ng Kagitingan (Regular holiday)

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May 1, 2016, Sunday – Labor Day (Regular holiday)

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June 12, 2016, Sunday – Independence Day (Regular holiday)

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August 21, 2016, Sunday – Ninoy Aquino Day (Special non-working day)

August 29, 2016, last Monday of August – National Heroes Day (Regular holiday)

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October 31, 2016 – (Special non-working day)

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November 1, 2016, Tuesday – All Saints Day (Special non-working day)

November 30, 2016, Wednesday– Bonifacio Day (Regular holiday)

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December 24, 2016, Saturday – (Additional special non-working day)

December 25, 2016, Saturday – Christmas Day (Regular holiday)

December 30, 2016, Friday – Rizal Day (Regular holiday)

December 31, 2016, Saturday – Last day of the year (Special non-working day)

 

Muslim Holidays

The proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall hereafter be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar (Hijra) or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations, whichever is possible or convenient To this end, the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) shall inform the Office of the President on which days the holidays shall respectively fall.

2015 Philippines Holidays

The following is a list of holidays for 2015, declared by virtue of Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014, unless otherwise specified:

January 1, 2015, Thursday – New Year’s Day (Regular holiday)

January 2, 2015, Friday – Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)Philippines Holidays 2015

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February 19, 2015, Thursday – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day)

February 25, 2015, Wednesday – EDSA Revolution anniversary (Special holiday)

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April 2, 2015, Thursday – Maundy Thursday (Regular holiday)

April 3, 2015, Friday – Good Friday (Regular holiday)

April 4, 2015, Saturday – Black Saturday (Special non-working day)

April 9, 2015, Thursday – Araw ng Kagitingan (Regular holiday)

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May 1, 2015, Friday – Labor Day (Regular holiday)

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June 12, 2015, Friday – Independence Day (Regular holiday)

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August 21, 2015, Friday – Ninoy Aquino Day (Special non-working day)

August 31, 2015, last Monday of August – National Heroes Day (Regular holiday)

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November 1, 2015, Sunday – All Saints Day (Special non-working day)

November 30, 2015, Monday – Bonifacio Day (Regular holiday)

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December 24, 2015, Thursday – Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)

December 25, 2015, Friday – Christmas Day (Regular holiday)

December 30, 2015, Wednesday – Rizal Day (Regular holiday)

December 31, 2015, Thursday – Last day of the year (Special non-working day)

Long Weekends

Four-day weekends next year are on January 1-4, April 2-5, and December 24-27.

Three-day weekends are on May 1-3, June 12-14, August 21-23, August 29-31, and November 28-30.

Muslim Holidays

The proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall hereafter be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar (Hijra) or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations, whichever is possible or convenient To this end, the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) shall inform the Office of the President on which days the holidays shall respectively fall.

2014 Philippines Holidays

President Aquino has proclaimed the 2014 Philippines Public Holidays under Presidential Proclamation 655

Regular Holidays

New Year’s Day – January 1 (Wednesday)
Araw ng Kagitingan – April 9 (Wednesday)
Maundy Thursday – April 17
Good Friday – April 18
Labor Day – May 1 (Thursday)
Independence Day – June 12 (Thursday)
National Heroes Day – August 25 (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day –  November 30 (Sunday)
Christmas Day –  December 25 (Thursday)
Rizal Day – December 30 (Tuesday)

Special (Non-Working) Days

Chinese New Year – January 31 (Friday)
Black Saturday – April 19
Ninoy Aquino Day – August 21 (Thursday)
All Saints Day – November 1 (Saturday)

Additional special (non-working) days

December 24 – (Wednesday)
December 26 – (Friday)

Last Day of the Year – December 31 (Wednesday)

Special Holiday (for all schools)

EDSA Revolution Anniversary – February 25 (Tuesday)

Muslim Holidays

The proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall hereafter be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar (Hijra) or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations, whichever is possible or convenient. To this end, the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) shall inform the Office of the President on which day the holiday shall fall.

2013 Philippines Holidays

President Aquino has proclaimed the 2013 Philippines Public Holidays under Presidential Proclamation 459

Regular Holidays

New Year’s Day – January 1 (Tuesday)
Maundy Thursday – March 28
Good Friday – March 29
Araw ng Kagitingan – April 9 (Tuesday)
Labor Day – May 1 (Wednesday)
Independence Day – June 12 (Wednesday)
National Heroes Day – August 26 (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day –  November 30 (Saturday)
Christmas Day –  December 25 (Wednesday)
Rizal Day – December 30 (Monday)

Special (Non-Working) Days

Black Saturday – March 30
Ninoy Aquino Day – August 21 (Wednesday)
All Saints Day – November 1 (Friday)
Additional special (non-working) days – November 2 (Saturday)
– December 24 (Tuesday)
Last Day of the Year – December 31 (Tuesday)

Special Holiday (for all schools)

EDSA Revolution Anniversary – February 25 (Monday)

Muslim Holidays

The proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall hereafter be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar (Hijra) or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations, whichever is possible or convenient. To this end, the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) shall inform the Office of the President on which day the holiday shall fall.

 

2012 Philippines Holidays

President Aquino has proclaimed the 2012 Philippines Public Holidays under Presidential Proclamation 295

Regular Holidays

New Year’s Day – January 1 (Sunday)
Maundy Thursday – April 5
Good Friday – April 6
Araw ng Kagitingan – April 9 (Monday)
Labor Day – May 1 (Tuesday)
Independence Day – June 12 (Tuesday)
National Heroes Day – August 27 (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day – November 30 (Friday)
Christmas Day – December 25 (Tuesday)
Rizal Day – December 30

Special (Non-Working) Days

Chinese New Year – January 23 (Monday)
Ninoy Aquino Day – August 21 (Tuesday)
All Saints Day – November 1 (Thursday)
Additional special (non-working) day – November 2 (Friday)
Last Day of the Year- December 31 (Monday)

Special Holiday (for all schools)

EDSA Revolution Anniversary – February 25 (Saturday)

Muslim Holidays

Tentative Dates: the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) shall inform the Office of the President on which days the holidays shall fall.

Eid-al-Fitr – August 19 (Sunday at sunset)
Eid-al-Adha – October 25 (Thursday at sunset)