Public Holidays in Philippines in 2017

Philippines List of National Public holidays of Philippines in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day Regular holiday
Monday January 02 Public Holiday Special non-working day
Saturday January 28 Chinese New Year Special non-working day
Saturday February 25 People Power Revolution A special holiday for all schools
Thursday March 16 Davao City Day Davao City only. Marks the creation of the city
Sunday April 09 The Day of Valor Regular holiday
Thursday April 13 Maundy Thursday Regular holiday
Friday April 14 Good Friday Regular holiday
Saturday April 15 Black Saturday Special Non-working day
Thursday April 27 Public Holiday Manila only. Public sector holiday for the ASEAN Summit
Friday April 28 Public Holiday Manila only. For the 30th ASEAN Summit
Monday May 01 Labor Day Regular holiday
Monday June 12 Independence Day Regular holiday
Saturday June 24 Manila Day Manila only. Marks the foundation of the city
Monday June 26 Eid-Ul-Fitr Regular holiday
Friday August 18 Public Holiday Davao City only. For Kadayawan sa Davao
Saturday August 19 Birthday of Manuel L Quezon Special Non-Working Day in Quezon City and the provinces of Quezon and Aurora
Monday August 21 Ninoy Aquino Day Special Non-working day
Monday August 28 National Heroes Day Regular holiday. Last Monday of August
Friday September 01 Eid Al-Adha Regular holiday
Monday September 11 Public Holiday Ilocos Norte. Ferdinand Marcos' 100th birth anniversary
Tuesday October 31 Public Holiday Special Non-working day
Wednesday November 01 All Saints' Day Special Non-working day
Thursday November 30 Bonifacio Day Regular holiday
Monday December 25 Christmas Day Regular holiday
Tuesday December 26 Second day of Christmas Public sector only
Saturday December 30 Rizal Day Regular holiday
Sunday December 31 New Year's Eve Special Non-working day


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday Government/Public Sector


  • 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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