Top events in Philippines

November
19

A film-buffs favourite, this is a yearly international film festival, with screenings of the best contemporary and classic films from all over the...

January
09

The streets of old Manila (from Quiapo Church) are flooded by ecstatic crowds who try to touch a revered religious statue of the famous Black...

February
01

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

Philippines Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

Public holiday note

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

2021

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2021
February
25
EDSA Revolution Anniversary
Start date:
25 February 2021

Schools only.

April
01
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
1 April 2021
April
02
Good Friday
Start date:
2 April 2021
April
09
Bataan Day (Araw ng Kagitingan)
Start date:
9 April 2021
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2021
May
13
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
13 May 2021
June
12
Independence Day
Start date:
12 June 2021
August
30
National Heroes Day
Start date:
30 August 2021
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2021
November
30
Bonifacio Day
Start date:
30 November 2021
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2021
December
30
Rizal Day
Start date:
30 December 2021
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2021
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