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Regular Holidays and Special Non-Working Days in the Philippines 2018

by | Nov 29, 2017 | Lifestyle

Whether you’re planning a barkada trip to La Union, plotting a film festival itinerary, or just wanting an extended weekend, a list of regular non-working holidays will come in handy. Knowing when to—strategically—file your vacation leaves can do wonders for your work-life balance.

In line with, we’ve listed on this post, a complete list of regular holidays in the Philippines.

Regular Holidays* and Special Non-Working Days** in the Philippines 2018


  • New Year’s Day (January 1st, Monday)*


  • Chinese New Year (February 16th, Friday)**
  • EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary (February 25th, Sunday)**


  • Maundy Thursday (March 29th, Thursday)*
  • Good Friday (March 30th, Friday)*
  • Black Saturday (March 31st, Saturday)**


  • Araw ng Kagitingan (April 9th, Monday)*


  • Labor Day (May 1st, Tuesday)*


  • Independence Day (June 12th, Tuesday)*


  • Ninoy Aquino Day (August 21st, Tuesday)**
  • National Heroes Day (August 27th, Monday)*


  • All Saints’ Day (November 1st, Thursday)**
  • All Souls’ Day (November 2nd, Friday)**
  • Bonifacio Day (November 30th, Friday)*


  • Christmas Eve (December 24th, Monday)**
  • Christmas Day (December 25th, Tuesday)*
  • Last Day of the Year (December 31st, Monday)**

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