Philippines Public Holidays 2016

Philippines Public Holidays Calendar 2016

Philippines Public Holidays Calendar 2016

Check Philippines public holidays for the calendar year 2016. The President of the Philippines declares the official public holidays of the calendar year 2016 with PROCLAMATION NO. 1105 dated 20th, August 2015. Check dates in 2016 for New Year’s Day, Additional Special Non Working Holidays, Chinese New Year, EDSA People Power Revolution, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday , Black Saturday, Araw ng Kagitingan, Labor Day and Independence Day.

2016 Philippines Holidays
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 January 1 Friday New Year’s Day (Regular holiday)
2 January 2 Saturday Additional Special Non Working Holidays
3 February 8 Monday Chinese New Year #
4 February 25 Thursday EDSA People Power Revolution #
5 March 24 Thursday Maundy Thursday (Regular holiday)
6 March 25 Friday Good Friday (Regular holiday)
7 March 26 Saturday Black Saturday #
8 April 9 Saturday Araw ng Kagitingan (Regular holiday)
9 May 1 Sunday Labor Day (Regular holiday)
10 June 12 Sunday Independence Day (Regular holiday)
11 August 21 Sunday Ninoy Aquino Day #
12 August 29 Monday National Heroes Day (Regular holiday)
13 October 31 Monday Additional Special Non Working Holidays
14 November 1 Tuesday All Saints Day #
15 November 30 Wednesday Bonifacio Day (Regular holiday)
16 December 24 Saturday Additional Special Non Working Holidays
17 December 25 Sunday Christmas (Regular holiday)
18 December 30 Friday Rizal Day (Regular holiday)
19 December 31 Saturday Additional Special Non Working Holidays
# – Special non-working Days

Note –

  • RA No. 9492 provides that holidays, except those which are religious in nature, are moved to the nearest Monday unless otherwise modified by law, order or proclamation.
  • 2 ndJanuary 2016 (Saturday), 31 stOctober 2016 (Monday), 24 thDecember 2016 (Saturday), and 31 stDecember 2016 (Saturday, last day of the year) as additional special (non-working) days throughout the country will strengthen family ties by providing longer New Year, All Saints’ Day, and Christmas weekends and will promote domestic tourism.
  • 25 thFebruary 2016, the country will commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution, which restored and ushered political, social and economic reforms in country.
  • RA No. 9849 provides that the Eidul Adha shall be celebrated as a national holiday.