Philippines has a total of 32 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day on January 1 in the Gregorian calendar is a public holiday in the Philippines.
|Monday||January 1||National holiday|
|Chinese Lunar New Year's Day
Chinese New Year is not considered an official holiday in the Philippines but it is widely celebrated, particularly in Chinese communities.
|Friday||February 16||National holiday|
|People Power Anniversary
People Power Anniversary in the Philippines commemorates the successful non-violent demonstration in Manila in 1986 that saw a change of government for the nation.
|Sunday||February 25||National holiday|
Maundy Thursday is part of the Holy Week tradition observed by most Filipinos.
|Thursday||March 29||National holiday|
Good Friday is part of the Holy Week holiday in the Philippines.
|Friday||March 30||National holiday|
||Saturday||March 31||National holiday|
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
|The Day of Valor
Araw ng Kagitingan, also known as the Day of Valor, annually falls on or around April 9 in the Philippines.
|Monday||April 9||National holiday|
|Lailatul Isra Wal Mi Raj
Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
|Friday||April 13||Common local holiday|
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Tuesday||May 1||National holiday|
|Special Non-Working Day
||Monday||May 14||National holiday|
The Philippine’s Independence day is a large celebratory event held across the country on June 12 each year.
|Tuesday||June 12||National holiday|
Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
|Friday||June 15||National holiday|
|Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice)
Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
|Tuesday||August 21||National holiday|
|Ninoy Aquino Day
||Tuesday||August 21||National holiday|
|Eid al-Adha Day 2
||Wednesday||August 22||Common local holiday|
|National Heroes Day
||Sunday||August 26||National holiday|
Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
|Wednesday||September 12||Muslim,Common local holiday|
|All Saints' Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
|Thursday||November 1||National holiday|
|All Souls' Day
All Souls’ Day falls on November 2 each year. It is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead.
|Additional Special Non-Working Day
||Monday||December 24||National holiday|
Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
|Wednesday||November 21||Common local holiday|
||Friday||November 30||National holiday|
|Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||December 25||National holiday|
||Sunday||December 30||National holiday|
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||December 31||National holiday|