Public Holidays in Philippines in 2013

Philippines List of National Public holidays of Philippines in 2013

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Years Day Regular holiday
Thursday March 28 Maundy Thursday Regular holiday
Friday March 29 Good Friday Regular holiday
Saturday March 30 Black Saturday Special Non-working day
Tuesday April 09 The Day of Valor Regular holiday. Marks the the fall of Bataan in World War II.
Wednesday May 01 Labor Day Regular holiday
Wednesday June 12 Independence Day Celebrates the Philippine Declaration of Independence on 12 June 1898
Wednesday August 21 Ninoy Aquino Day Special Non-working day. Commemorates the assassination of Benigno Ninoy Aquino Jr. in 1983
Monday August 26 National Heroes Day Regular holiday. Last Monday of August
Monday October 28 Election Day Special Non-working day. Date of the 2013 Philippine barangay elections.
Friday November 01 All Saints Day Special Non-working day
Saturday November 02 All Souls day Special Non-working day
Saturday November 30 Bonifacio Day Commemorates the birth of Andrés Bonifacio on 30 Nov 1863
Tuesday December 24 Christmas Eve Special Non-working day
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day Regular holiday
Monday December 30 Rizal Day Commemorates the execution of José Rizal by the Spanish on 30 Dec 1896
Tuesday December 31 New Year's Eve Special Non-working day


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  • 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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