List of Holidays in the Philippines for 2021

PUBLISHED ON: February 4, 2021
LAST UPDATED ON: May 9, 2021

The following is the list of nationwide Holidays in 2021 for the Philippines. The Holidays are declared through Proclamation No. 986, series of 2020 signed by President Duterte on 30th July, 2020.

The list of Holidays in 2021 is further amended by Proclamation No. 1107, series of 2021 to declare All Souls' Day (2 November), Christmas Eve (24 December), and Last Day of the Year (31 December) as Special Working Days.

Regular Holidays in 2021

Regular HolidayDate
New Year's DayJanuary 1 (Friday)
Maundy ThursdayApril 1
Good FridayApril 2
Day of Valor or
Araw ng Kagitingan
(Bataan and Corregidor Day)
April 9 (Friday)
Labor Day1 May (Saturday)
Eid'l FitrTo be determined
Eid'l AdhaTo be determined
Independence DayJune 12 (Saturday)
National Heroes DayAugust 30 (Monday)
Bonifacio DayNovember 30 (Tuesday)
Christmas DayDecember 25 (Saturday)
Rizal DayDecember 30 (Thursday)

List of Nationwide Special Days in 2021

Special DayDate
Chinese New Year12 February (Friday)
EDSA People Power
Revolution Anniversary
25 February (Thursday)
Black Saturday3 April
Ninoy Aquino DayAugust 21 (Saturday)
All Saints DayNovember 1 (Monday)
Feat of the Immaculate
Conception of Mary
8 December (Wednesday)

List of Special Working Days in 2021

Special DayDate
All Souls' DayNovember 2 (Tuesday)
Christmas Eve24 December (Friday)
Last Day of the YearDecember 31 (Friday)

Eidul Fitr and Eidul Adha is still to be determined as stated in Section 2 of Proclamation No. 986, series of 2020. An additional proclamation would be issued once a date by the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos has been determined.

Computation of Holiday Pay and Special Non-Working Day Pay

How is Holiday Pay for Regular Holidays and Special Non-Working Day pay computed? The computation is dependent upon several factors such as if the day was also a scheduled Rest Day. Follow the articles linked to read more about it.

How are Holidays Declared?

Holidays are declared through Proclamations of the President or through laws passed by the legislative body. Click here to read more.

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