(2015) Dates of Philippine holidays, 10 long weekends



It’s here! The official list of Regular Holidays, Special non-working days, and Special Holidays for the year 2015 has been announced.
(Click here if you’re looking for the list of Philippine holidays in 2016!)
Start planning your vacations because you’ve got ten (10) long weekends next year!

The upcoming ten (10) long weekends in 2015 are as follows:

  1. January 1-4, 2015 (Thursday to Sunday) – New Year 2015 and special non-working day plus weekend
  2. January 15-19, 2015 (Thursday to Monday) – Pope Francis’ visit; holiday only in Metro Manila
  3. April 2-5, 2015 (Thursday to Sunday) – Holy Week and Easter
  4. May 1-3, 2015 (Friday to Sunday) – Labor Day weekend
  5. June 12-14, 2015 (Friday to Sunday) – Independence Day weekend
  6. August 21-23, 2015 (Friday to Sunday) – Ninoy Aquino Day plus weekend
  7. August 29-31, 2015 (Saturday to Monday) – Weekend plus National Heroes Day
  8. November 28-30, 2015 (Saturday to Monday) – Weekend plus Bonifacio Day
  9. December 24-27 (Thursday to Sunday) – Christmas weekend
  10. December 30, 2015 to January 3, 2016 (Wednesday to Sunday) – New Year 2016 weekend

The complete list of official public holidays in 2015 year, as approved by Pres. Benigno S. Aquino III, is as follows.
Complete List of Official Philippine Holidays – 2015
Based on Proclamation No. 831, series 2014

  • January 1, 2015 (Thursday) – New Year’s Day (Regular holiday)
  • January 2, 2015 (Friday) – Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)
  • January 9, 2015 (Friday) – Feast of the Black Nazarene (holiday only in the City of Manila)
  • January 15 (Thursday), 16 (Friday) and 19 (Monday), 2015 – Special non-working days because of Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines (holidays only in Metro Manila)
  • February 19, 2015 (Thursday) – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day)
  • February 25, 2015 (Wednesday) – Anniversary of EDSA Revolution (Special holiday for schools only)
  • April 2, 2015 (Thursday) – Maundy Thursday (Regular holiday)
  • April 3, 2015 (Friday) – Good Friday (Regular holiday)
  • April 4, 2015 (Saturday) – Black Saturday (Special non-working day)
  • April 9, 2015 (Thursday) – Araw ng Kagitingan (Regular holiday)
  • May 1, 2015 (Friday) – Labor Day (Regular holiday)
  • June 12, 2015 (Friday) – Independence Day (Regular holiday)
  • August 21, 2015  (Friday) – Ninoy Aquino Day (Special non-working holiday)
  • August 31, 2015 (Monday) – National Heroes Day (Regular holiday)
  • November 1, 2015 (Sunday) – All Saints’ Day (special non-working holiday)
  • November 30, 2015 (Monday) – Bonifacio Day (Regular holiday)
  • December 24, 2015 (Thursday) – Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)
  • December 25, 2015  (Friday) – Christmas Day (Regular holiday)
  • December 30, 2015 (Wednesday) – Rizal Day (Regular holiday)
  • December 31, 2015 (Thursday) – Last Day of the Year (Special non-working day)

NEW! Additional Holidays

  • NEW! September 25, 2015 (Friday) – Eid’l Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
  • July 18, 2015 (Friday) – Eid’l Fitr (End of Ramadan)
  • November 18 (Thursday) and November 19 (Friday) – Non-working holidays in Metro Manila due to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting
  • February 25, 2016 (Thursday) -EDSA People Power Revolution’s 30th anniversary (Special non-working holiday)

Enjoy your holidays!
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