Top events in Philippines

February
10

Welcoming the Chinese lunar year with feasting, processions and fireworks in Manila's Chinatown.

April
01

The annual Moriones Festival is a week-long religious event that begins on Holy Monday and ends on Easter Sunday. It is one of the most colourful...

April
06

Each Easter the town of Guagua in the Pampanga region stages a re-enactment of Christ's crucifixion. Approximately 10 people take part each year...

Philippines Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on the weekend are observed the next working day.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
February
25
EDSA Revolution Anniversary
Start date:
25 February 2016

Schools only.

March
24
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
24 March 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
April
09
Bataan Day (Araw ng Kagitingan)
Start date:
9 April 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
June
12
Independence Day
Start date:
12 June 2016
July
07
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
7 July 2016
August
29
National Heroes Day
Start date:
29 August 2016
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2016
November
30
Bonifacio Day
Start date:
30 November 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
30
Rizal Day
Start date:
30 December 2016
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2016
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