Public Holidays in Philippines in 2017

Philippines List of National Public holidays of Philippines in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Regular holiday
Saturday January 28 Jan 28 Chinese New Year Special non-working day
Thursday March 16 Mar 16 Davao City Day Davao City only. Marks the creation of the city
Sunday April 09 Apr 9 The Day of Valor Regular holiday. Marks the the fall of Bataan in World War II.
Thursday April 13 Apr 13 Maundy Thursday Regular holiday
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Regular holiday
Saturday April 15 Apr 15 Black Saturday Special Non-working day
Monday May 01 May 1 Labor Day Regular holiday
Monday June 12 Jun 12 Independence Day Celebrates the Philippine Declaration of Independence on 12 June 1898
Saturday June 24 Jun 24 Manila Day Manila only. Marks the foundation of the city
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Eid-Ul-Fitr Date to be confirmed
Saturday August 19 Aug 19 Birthday of Manuel L Quezon Special Non-Working Day in Quezon City and the provinces of Quezon and Aurora
Monday August 21 Aug 21 Ninoy Aquino Day Special Non-working day. Commemorates the assassination of Benigno Ninoy Aquino Jr. in 1983
Monday August 28 Aug 28 National Heroes Day Regular holiday. Last Monday of August
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Eid Al-Adha Date to be confirmed
Tuesday October 31 Oct 31 Public Holiday Special Non-working day
Wednesday November 01 Nov 1 All Saints Day Special Non-working day
Thursday November 30 Nov 30 Bonifacio Day Commemorates the birth of Andrés Bonifacio on 30 Nov 1863
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Regular holiday
Saturday December 30 Dec 30 Rizal Day Commemorates the execution of José Rizal by the Spanish on 30 Dec 1896
Sunday December 31 Dec 31 New Year's Eve Special Non-working day


National Holiday Regional Holiday


  • The Labor Code of the Philippines specifies two types of holidays: the 'regular holiday' and the 'special non-working day'. There is a difference in the pay that employers are required to pay between the two type of holidays.

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