Holidays Philippines 2023 – Full List of Regular Holidays, Special Non-Working Days

Guide on Holidays in the Philippines this 2023
(Regular Holidays, Special Non-Working Days)

HOLIDAYS PHILIPPINES 2023 – Below are the lists of the regular holidays and special non-working days in the country this year.

Throughout the current year, numerous holidays are observed in the country, with a considerable portion falling on Mondays. This arrangement leads to extended weekends.

Undeniably, in the case of many individuals who often have busy schedules, long weekends provide an opportunity for you to plan your next vacation with family and friends. The lists below can assist you in organizing your getaway.

Holidays Philippines 2023
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Within the Philippine calendar, specific dates are denoted in red, signifying regular holidays observed throughout the country. During these days, school classes are canceled, and work operations in the majority of offices and businesses are also paused.

In the Philippines, it is customary for working individuals employed in companies and businesses classified as “essential” to report to work on regular holidays. These individuals are eligible for double pay on these particular days.

Below is the list of regular holidays observed in the Philippines for the year 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)

In addition to regular holidays, there are special non-working days on which employees are entitled to an extra 30% of their daily salary. This is distinct from the double pay granted to working individuals during regular holidays.

  • 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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