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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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day on January 1 in the Gregorian calendar is a public holiday in the Philippines.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|The Day of Valor
Araw ng Kagitingan, also known as the Day of Valor, annually falls on or around April 9 in the Philippines.
Maundy Thursday is part of the Holy Week tradition observed by most Filipinos.
Good Friday is part of the Holy Week holiday in the Philippines.
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Special Non-Working Day
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.
The Philippine’s Independence day is a large celebratory event held across the country on June 12 each year.
|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.
|Eid al-Adha Day 2
|Ninoy Aquino Day
|National Heroes Day
Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
|Yamashita Surrender Day
|All Saints' Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
|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
Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
|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.
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.