Official list of Philippine holidays in 2016 (and long weekends!)

Here’s the official list of Regular Holidays, Special non-working days, and Special Holidays in the Philippines in the coming year 2016.

For 2016, we will have six long weekends. These six long weekends are:

  1. January 1-3, 2016 (Friday to Sunday) – New Year’s holiday 2016
  2. February 6-8, 2016 (Saturday to Monday) – Chinese New Year
  3. March 24-27, 2016 (Thursday to Sunday) – Holy Week
  4. August 27-29, 2016 (Saturday to Monday) – National Heroes’ Day
  5. October 29 – November 1, 2016 (Saturday to Tuesday) – All Saints’ Day
  6. December 30, 2016 – January 1, 2017 (Friday to Sunday) – New Year’s holiday 2017

The complete list of official public holidays in 2016, as approved by Pres. Benigno S. Aquino III, is as follows.
Complete List of Official Philippine Holidays – 2016
Based on Proclamation No. 1105, series 2015
January 2016

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

February 2016

  • February 8, 2016 (Monday) – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day)
  • February 25, 2016 (Thursday) – Anniversary of EDSA Revolution (Special non-working day)

March 2016

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

April 2016

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

May 2016

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

June 2016

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

August 2016

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

October 2016

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

November 2016

  • November 1, 2016 (Tuesday) – All Saints’ Day (special non-working holiday)
  • November 30, 2016 (Wednesday) – Bonifacio Day (Regular holiday)

December 2016

  • 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) – Last Day of the Year (Special non-working day)

No Dates Yet (to be announced soon)

  • Eid’l Fitr (End of Ramadan)
  • Eidul Adha

Happy holidays!
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