Holiday 2023 Philippines – Here’s List of Regular Holidays & Special Non-Working Days

Guide on Holiday 2023 in the Philippines
(Regular Holidays & Special Non-Working Days)

HOLIDAY 2023 PHILIPPINES – Here are the regular holidays and special non-working days in the country this year.

Are you one of those people who really exert effort to make the most of the holidays? The long list of holiday events in the Philippines this year 2023 has paved the way for a lot of long weekends as many regular holidays and special non-working days fall on a Monday.

Holiday 2023 Philippines
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Yearly, there are several days that are marked red on the calendar as they are regular holidays. During these days, classes are suspended in schools and work is also cancelled in most companies. Most of the establishments and companies that continue their operation during these days are those working on the “essentials”. Here is a regular holiday list in the Philippines this 2023:

  • New Year’s Day – January 1 (Saturday)
  • Araw ng Kagitingan – April 10 (Monday nearest April 9)
  • Maundy Thursday – April 6
  • Good Friday – April 7
  • Labor Day – May 1 (Monday)
  • Independence Day – June 12 (Monday)
  • National Heroes Day – August 28 (last Monday of August)
  • Bonifacio Day – November 27 (Monday nearest November 30)
  • Christmas Day – December 25 (Monday)
  • Rizal Day – December 30 (Saturday)

There are also what we call the “special non-working days”. During these days, work is suspended and those who need to report to duty will enjoy an additional pay that is equal to 30% of their basic daily salary.

  • EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary – February 25 (Saturday)
  • Black Saturday – April 8
  • Ninoy Aquino Day – August 21 (Monday)
  • All Saints’ Day – November 1 (Wednesday)
  • Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary – December 8 (Friday)
  • Last Day of the Year – December 31 (Sunday)
  • Addition special non-working days:
    • January 2 (Monday)
    • November 2 (Thursday)

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