LIST: 2016 Philippine Holidays and Long Weekends

Image: List of nationwide holidays this 2016 by Official Gazette PH

Malacañang has announced the regular, special non-working and additional special non-working days for 2016 through the Proclamation No. 1105, dated August 20, 2015, issued to the public, Wednesday, August 26.

Based on Proclamation No. 1105, here are the regular holidays:

  • January 1 (Friday) - New Year’s Day
  • March 24 - Maundy Thursday
  • March 25 - Good Friday
  • April 9 (Saturday) - Araw ng Kagitingan
  • May 1 (Sunday) - Labor Day
  • June 12 (Sunday) - Independence Day
  • August 29 (Monday) - National Heroes Day
  • November 30 (Wednesday) - Bonifacio Day
  • December 25 (Sunday) - Christmas Day
  • December 30 (Friday) - Rizal Day

Special non-working days are:

  • February 8 (Monday) - Chinese New Year
  • February 25 (Thursday) - 30th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution
  • March 26 - Black Saturday
  • May 9 - 2016 Election
  • August 21 (Sunday) - Ninoy Aquino Day
  • November 1 (Tuesday) - All Saints’ Day

Additional special (non-working) days:

  • January 2 (Saturday)
  • October 31 (Monday)
  • December 24 (Saturday) - Christmas Eve
  • December 31 (Saturday) - New Year’s Eve

The proclamations for the observance of Eid al-Fitr and Eidul Adha shall be issued after the dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar.

According to Wiki Dates, Eid al-Fitr is on Tuesday, July 05, 2016 and Eidul Adha is on Sunday, September 11, 2016.

Long Weekends 2016

Here are the long weekends for 2016:

  • January 1-3 (Friday to Sunday) - New Year's Day Weekend
  • February 6-8 (Saturday to Monday) - Chinese new Year Weekend
  • March 24-27 (Thursday to Sunday) - Holy Week
  • May 7-9 (Saturday to Monday) - 2016 Election
  • August 27-29 (Saturday to Monday) - National Heroes' Day Weekend
  • October 29-November 1 (Saturday to Tuesday) - All Saints' Day Weekend
  • December 30-January 1 (Friday to Sunday) - Rizal Day/New Year's Day Weekend

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