August 28, 2015

2016 Philippines Holiday

MalacaƱang just released the list of Philippine Holidays for year 2016. So far we have nineteen nationwide holidays. The following were declared by virtue of Proclamation No. 1105, s. 2015, unless otherwise specified: 

January 1, 2016, Friday – New Year’s Day (Regular holiday) 
January 2, 2016, Saturday – Additional special non-working day 

February 8, 2016, Monday – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day)
February 25, 2016 (Thursday) – EDSA People Power Revolution (Special non-working day by virtue of Proclamation No. 1071, s. 2015) 

March 24, 2016 – Maundy Thursday (Regular holiday) 
March 25, 2016 – Good Friday (Regular holiday) 
March 26, 2016 – Black Saturday (Special non-working day) 

April 9, 2016, Saturday – Araw ng Kagitingan (Regular holiday) 

May 1, 2016, Sunday – Labor Day (Regular holiday) 

June 12, 2016, Sunday – Independence Day (Regular holiday) 

August 21, 2016, Sunday – Ninoy Aquino Day (Special non-working day) 
August 29, 2016, Monday – National Heroes Day (Regular holiday) 

October 31, 2016, Monday – Additional special non-working day 

November 1, 2016, Tuesday – All Saints Day (Special non-working day) November 30, 2016, Wednesday – Bonifacio Day (Regular holiday) 

December 24, 2016, Saturday – Additional special non-working day 
December 25, 2016, Sunday – Christmas Day (Regular holiday) 
December 30, 2016, Friday – Rizal Day (Regular holiday) 
December 31, 2016, Saturday – Additional special non-working day 

I just noticed that we have few long weekends in year 2016 so if you are planning for weekend getaway, plan ahead now. 

Anyway, we still have remaining long weekends this year, click here


  1. wow! January 2 is holiday. Supposed to be we had work on that day since it is saturday.
    Aug29 is a national holiday while 30th is a Bulacan holiday. Habang bakasyon.

  2. It's always nice to have a break a day or two from work. This holidays are great to bond with friends and family. Thanks for the list Sis

  3. I love holidays hehe. We are having a really looong weekend since no pasok on August 31 and Sept 1 is Baguio Day! Happy Birthday Baguio!

  4. Uy, thank you for sharing! At least we can plan in advance.

  5. I love holidays! 2015 has a lot of long weekends. Not bad for 2016. :)


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