Philippines has a total of 33 holidays in 2019. 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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Holiday Weekday Date Type
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day on January 1 in the Gregorian calendar is a public holiday in the Philippines.
Tuesday January 1 National holiday
Day After New Year's Day
Wednesday January 2 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.
Tuesday February 5 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.
Monday February 25 National holiday
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20 Season
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.
Wednesday April 3 Common local holiday
The Day of Valor
Araw ng Kagitingan, also known as the Day of Valor, annually falls on or around April 9 in the Philippines.
Tuesday April 9 National holiday
Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday is part of the Holy Week tradition observed by most Filipinos.
Thursday April 18 National holiday
Good Friday
Good Friday is part of the Holy Week holiday in the Philippines.
Friday April 19 National holiday
Black Saturday
Saturday April 20 National holiday
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 21 Observance
Labor Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1 National holiday
Eidul-Fitar
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.
Thursday June 6 National holiday
Independence Day
The Philippine’s Independence day is a large celebratory event held across the country on June 12 each year.
Wednesday June 12 National holiday
June Solstice
Friday June 21 Season
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.
Monday August 12 National holiday
Eid al-Adha Day 2
Tuesday August 13 Common local holiday
Ninoy Aquino Day
Wednesday August 21 National holiday
National Heroes Day
Sunday August 25 National holiday
Amun Jadid
Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Sunday September 1 Muslim,Common local holiday
Yamashita Surrender Day
Tuesday September 3 National holiday
September Equinox
Monday September 23 Season
All Saints' Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
Friday 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.
Saturday November 2 Observance
Additional Special Non-Working Day
Tuesday December 24 National holiday
Maulid un-Nabi
Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Sunday November 10 Common local holiday
Bonifacio Day
Saturday November 30 National holiday
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Sunday December 8 Observance
December Solstice
Sunday December 22 Season
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 24 Observance
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday December 25 National holiday
Rizal Day
Monday 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.
Tuesday December 31 National holiday