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Public Holidays in Philippines in 2016

Philippines Upcoming Public Holidays in Philippines

Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve

24 December 2016 This National holiday is in 21 days. Marks the culmination of the Advent period before Christmas that started on the fourth ...

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This National holiday is in 22 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Rizal Day
Rizal Day

30 December 2016 This National holiday is in 27 days. Commemorates the execution of José Rizal by the Spanish on 30 Dec 1896

Philippines List of National Public holidays of Philippines in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Regular holiday
Saturday January 02 Jan 2 Public Holiday Special non-working day
Monday February 08 Feb 8 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Thursday February 25 Feb 25 People Power Revolution A special non-working holiday to mark the 30th anniversary
Wednesday March 16 Mar 16 Davao City Day Davao City only. Marks the creation of the city
Thursday March 24 Mar 24 Maundy Thursday Regular holiday
Friday March 25 Mar 25 Good Friday Regular holiday
Saturday March 26 Mar 26 Black Saturday Special Non-working day
Saturday April 09 Apr 9 The Day of Valor Regular holiday. Marks the the fall of Bataan in World War II.
Sunday May 01 May 1 Labor Day Regular holiday
Monday May 09 May 9 Public Holiday Special non-working day for elections
Sunday June 12 Jun 12 Independence Day Celebrates the Philippine Declaration of Independence on 12 June 1898
Friday June 24 Jun 24 Manila Day Manila city only. Marks the foundation of the city
Wednesday July 06 Jul 6 Eid'l Fitr
Friday August 19 Aug 19 Birthday of Manuel L Quezon Special Non-Working Day in Quezon City and the provinces of Quezon and Aurora
Sunday August 21 Aug 21 Ninoy Aquino Day Special Non-working day. Commemorates the assassination of Benigno Ninoy Aquino Jr. in 1983
Monday August 29 Aug 29 National Heroes Day Regular holiday. Last Monday of August
Monday September 12 Sep 12 Eidul Adha Date confirmed by Proclamation No. 56
Monday October 31 Oct 31 Public Holiday Special non-working day
Tuesday November 01 Nov 1 All Saints Day Special Non-working day
Wednesday November 30 Nov 30 Bonifacio Day Commemorates the birth of Andrés Bonifacio on 30 Nov 1863
Saturday December 24 Dec 24 Christmas Eve Special Non-working day
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Regular holiday
Friday December 30 Dec 30 Rizal Day Commemorates the execution of José Rizal by the Spanish on 30 Dec 1896
Saturday December 31 Dec 31 New Year's Eve Special Non-working day

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Notes

  • 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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