Public Holidays in Philippines in 2018

Philippines List of National Public holidays of Philippines in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day Regular holiday
Tuesday January 02 New Year's Holiday Regular holiday
Friday February 16 Chinese New Year Special non-working day
Sunday February 25 People Power Revolution A special holiday for all schools
Friday March 16 Davao City Day Davao City only. Marks the creation of the city
Thursday March 29 Maundy Thursday Regular holiday
Friday March 30 Good Friday Regular holiday
Saturday March 31 Black Saturday Special Non-working day
Monday April 09 The Day of Valor Regular holiday
Tuesday May 01 Labor Day Regular holiday
Monday May 14 Public Holiday Special Non-Working Day
Tuesday June 12 Independence Day Regular holiday
Friday June 15 Eid'l Fitr The Feast of Ramadan
Sunday June 24 Manila Day Manila only. Marks the foundation of the city
Friday August 17 Kadayawan Festival Davao City
Monday August 20 Kadayawan Festival Davao City
Tuesday August 21 Ninoy Aquino Day Special Non-working day
Tuesday August 21 Eidul Adha Sacrifice Feast
Monday August 27 National Heroes Day Regular holiday. Last Monday of August
Thursday November 01 All Saints' Day Special Non-working day
Friday November 02 All Souls' Day Additional Special Non-Working Day
Friday November 30 Bonifacio Day Regular holiday
Saturday December 08 Immaculate Conception Day Special non-working holiday from 2018
Monday December 24 Christmas Eve Additional Special Non-Working Day
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day Regular holiday
Sunday December 30 Rizal Day Regular holiday
Monday 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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