Cheers for the full list of Philippine holidays this 2016 proclaimed by our dear President NoyNoy Aquino. The complete list here includes all regular holidays, special non-working days and special holidays for all schools and apparently offices.
Based on this year’s declared holidays list, there would be at least 9 special non-working holidays this year 2016. Wow, plan your travel or vacation in advance now!
It’s better to know the non-working days and holidays especially to employees who love to fix their schedule in advance for traveling and planning vacation. If you want to know Holy Week 2016, see the schedule below too. Holy Week falls earlier this year on March 24, 25, 26 and 27 as the Easter Sunday. Mark your 2016 calendars now!
Philippine Regular Holidays 2016
January 1 (Fri.) New Year’s Day
March 24 (Thur.) Maundy Thursday
March 25 (Fri.) Good Friday
April 9 (Sat.) Araw ng Kagitingan
May 1 (Sun.) Labor Day
June 12 (Sun.) Independence Day
August 29 (Mon.) National Heroes Day
Nov. 30 (Wed.) Bonifacio Day
Dec. 25 (Sun.) Christmas Day
Dec. 30 (Fri.) Rizal Day
Philippine Special Non-Working Holidays 2016
January 2 (Sat.) Additional New Year’s Special Non-working Holiday
Feb. 8 (Mon.) Chinese New Year
March 26 (Sat.) Black Saturday
August 21 (Sun.) Ninoy Aquino Day
Nov. 1 (Tue.) All Saints Day
Dec. 24 (Sat.) Christmas Special Non-Working Days
Dec. 31 (Sat.) Last Day of the Year
Philippine Special Holiday (for all schools)
February 25 (Thur.) EDSA Revolution Anniversary
Separate announcement of holidays will be declared for the Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha.
Source: Official Gazette of the Philippines