Top events in Philippines

April
09

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
14

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...

April
18

The annual rodeo sees cowboys and cowgirls (as well as students, government workers and others) travel to the provincial capital of Masbate Island...

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.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
February
25
EDSA Revolution Anniversary
Start date:
25 February 2017
April
09
Bataan Day (Araw ng Kagitingan)
Start date:
9 April 2017
April
13
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
13 April 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
June
12
Independence Day
Start date:
12 June 2017
June
25
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
25 June 2017
August
28
National Heroes Day
Start date:
28 August 2017
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2017
November
30
Bonifacio Day
Start date:
30 November 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
30
Rizal Day
Start date:
30 December 2017
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2017
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