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LIST: 2021 Philippine Common, Particular Non-Working, and Lengthy Weekend Holidays in PH

Manila, Philippines — After this tiring pandemic, everybody deserves a trip. Are you now excited to your 2021 Holidays? In case you are amongst these people who find themselves already planning for an extended weekend post-pandemic trip, this listing of the official Philippine Holidays 2021 will aid you plan your journey.

Checklist of Holidays In The Philippines 2021 picture by Carla Cervantes by way of Unsplash

Malacañang not too long ago launched a replica of Proclamation 986, which enumerates the common holidays and particular non-working days for 2021.

Philippine Holidays 2021 photo by @charlesdeluvio via UnsplashPhilippine Holidays 2021 picture by @charlesdeluvio by way of Unsplash

Underneath the proclamation, the next days are declared as holidays:

Full Checklist of Philippine Holidays and Lengthy Weekends for 2021


  • January 1 (Friday) – New 12 months’s Day
  • April 1 – Maundy Thursday
  • April 2 – Good Friday
  • April 9 (Friday) – Araw ng Kagitingan
  • Could 1 (Saturday) – Labor Day
  • June 12 (Saturday) – Independence Day
  • August 30 (final Monday of August) – Nationwide Heroes Day
  • November 30 (Tuesday) – Bonifacio Day
  • December 25 (Saturday) – Christmas Day
  • December 30 (Thursday) – Rizal Day


  • February 12 (Friday) – Chinese language New 12 months
  • February 25 (Thursday) – EDSA Individuals Energy Revolution Anniversary
  • April 3 – Black Saturday
  • August 21 (Saturday) – Ninoy Aquino Day
  • November 1 (Monday) – All Saints’ Day
  • December 8 (Wednesday) – Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary
  • December 31 (Friday) – Final day of the yr


  • November 2 (Tuesday) – All Souls’ Day
  • December 24 (Friday) – Christmas Eve

Checklist of 11 lengthy weekends in 2021

  • January 1-3, 2021 (New 12 months weekend)
  • February 12 to 14, 2021 (Chinese language New 12 months weekend)
  • February 25 to 28, 2021 (EDSA Anniversary weekend)
  • April 1 to 4, 2021 (Holy Week)
  • April 9 to 11, 2021 (Araw ng Kagitingan weekend)
  • July 17 to 19, 2021 (Eid’l Adha weekend) **for replace
  • August 28 to 30, 2021 (Nationwide Heroes’ Day weekend)
  • October 30, 2021, to November 2, 2021 (All Saints/Souls’ Day weekend)
  • November 27 to 30, 2021 (Bonifacio Day weekend)
  • December 24 to 26, 2021 (Christmas weekend)
  • December 30, 2021, to January 2, 2022 (Rizal Day and New 12 months weekend)

The proclamation of two Islamic holidays for the observance of Eidul Fitr and Eidul Adha can be issued after the dates of the Islamic holidays have been decided in accordance with the Islamic calendar (Hijra).

Projected dates of Philippine Islamic holidays in 2021:

  • Eidul Fitr 2020 – Thursday, Could 13
  • Eidul Adha 2020 – Tuesday, July 20

The vacation proclamation additionally acknowledged that “The Nationwide Fee on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) shall inform the Workplace of the President of the particular dates on which these holidays shall respectively fall,”.

National Holidays in Philippines in 2021Nationwide Holidays within the Philippines in 2021

Vacation Pay in PH: What’s the distinction between a Common Vacation and a Particular Non-Working Day?

The Labor Code of the Philippines specifies two varieties of holidays: the “common vacation” and the “particular non-working day”. There’s a distinction within the compensation that employers are required to pay between the 2 varieties of holidays. There may be additionally a distinction in what’s closed and in how the times are declared.

A graphic from the Office of the President of the Philippines showing the difference in pay between the two types of holidays.A graphic from the Workplace of the President of the Philippines displaying the distinction in pay between the 2 varieties of holidays.

Sort Pay if…
Didn’t work (together with relaxation days) Did work
Common vacation 100% of the day by day wage 200% of the day by day wage
Particular non-working day not paid 130% of the day by day wage

On prime of those pay guidelines, an worker shall be given an extra 30% if the vacation falls on his or her relaxation day, and an extra 30% if she or he works additional time.

There you may have it: Full listing of Philippine Common, Particular Non-Working Holidays, and Lengthy Weekend Holidays for the 12 months 2021.

LIST of Philippine holidays for 2021 - Balabac photo by Cris Tagupa via UnsplashLIST of Philippine holidays for 2021 – Balabac picture by Cris Tagupa by way of Unsplash

Plan your trip early to save lots of more cash on flights and hotels and revel in extra perks.

Need extra updates in regards to the official Common Holidays, Particular Non-Working Holidays, and Lengthy Weekends within the Philippines for 2021? Comply with #TeamOutofTown, on Fb, Twitter, Instagram, Bloglovin, and Pinterest for extra journey concepts.

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