Public Holidays in Philippines in 2016

Philippines List of National Public holidays of Philippines in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 New Years Day Regular holiday
Saturday January 02 Public Holiday Special non-working day
Monday February 08 Chinese New Year Special non-working day
Thursday February 25 People Power Revolution A special non-working holiday to mark the 30th anniversary
Wednesday March 16 Davao City Day Davao City only. Marks the creation of the city
Thursday March 24 Maundy Thursday Regular holiday
Friday March 25 Good Friday Regular holiday
Saturday March 26 Black Saturday Special Non-working day
Saturday April 09 The Day of Valor Regular holiday
Sunday May 01 Labor Day Regular holiday
Monday May 09 Public Holiday Special non-working day for elections
Sunday June 12 Independence Day Regular holiday
Friday June 24 Manila Day Manila city only. Marks the foundation of the city
Wednesday July 06 Eid'l Fitr
Friday August 19 Birthday of Manuel L Quezon Special Non-Working Day in Quezon City and the provinces of Quezon and Aurora
Sunday August 21 Ninoy Aquino Day Special Non-working day
Monday August 29 National Heroes Day Regular holiday. Last Monday of August
Monday September 12 Eidul Adha Date confirmed by Proclamation No. 56
Monday October 31 Public Holiday Special non-working day
Tuesday November 01 All Saints Day Special Non-working day
Wednesday November 30 Bonifacio Day Regular holiday
Saturday December 24 Christmas Eve Special Non-working day
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day Regular holiday
Monday December 26 Public Holiday Special non-working day
Friday December 30 Rizal Day Regular holiday
Saturday 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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