Philippines has a total of 32 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
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
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
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
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20
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
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
Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday is part of the Holy Week tradition observed by most Filipinos.
Thursday April 18
Good Friday
Good Friday is part of the Holy Week holiday in the Philippines.
Friday April 19
Black Saturday
Saturday April 20
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 21
Labor Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1
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
Independence Day
The Philippine’s Independence day is a large celebratory event held across the country on June 12 each year.
Wednesday June 12
June Solstice
Friday June 21
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
Eid al-Adha Day 2
Tuesday August 13
Ninoy Aquino Day
Wednesday August 21
National Heroes Day
Monday August 26
Amun Jadid
Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Sunday September 1
Yamashita Surrender Day
Tuesday September 3
September Equinox
Monday September 23
All Saints' Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
Friday November 1
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
Additional Special Non-Working Day
Tuesday December 24
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
Bonifacio Day
Saturday November 30
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Sunday December 8
December Solstice
Sunday December 22
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 24
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday December 25
Rizal Day
Monday December 30
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 31