Public Holidays in Philippines in 2019

Philippines List of National Public holidays of Philippines in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day Regular holiday
Tuesday February 05 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Monday February 25 People Power Revolution A special holiday for all schools
Saturday March 16 Davao City Day Davao City only. Marks the creation of the city
Tuesday April 09 The Day of Valor Regular holiday. Marks the the fall of Bataan in World War II.
Thursday April 18 Maundy Thursday Regular holiday
Friday April 19 Good Friday Regular holiday
Saturday April 20 Black Saturday Special Non-working day
Wednesday May 01 Labor Day Regular holiday
Wednesday June 05 Eid'l Fitr The Feast of Ramadan. Date to be confirmed.
Wednesday June 12 Independence Day Celebrates the Philippine Declaration of Independence on 12 June 1898
Monday June 24 Manila Day Manila only. Marks the foundation of the city
Monday August 12 Eidul Adha Sacrifice Feast. Date to be confirmed.
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
Friday November 01 All Saints' 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 Additional 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


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • 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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