The following regular holidays and special days for the year 2021 shall be observed in the country as per PROCLAMATION NO. 986 signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on July 30, 2020.
Please note the following dates if you have important travel plans for the new year. Also, please be aware of Covid19 safety and health protocols when traveling to avoid getting infected with the dreaded infection.
|1 Jan||Friday||New Year’s Day||Regular Holiday|
|12 Feb||Friday||Chinese Lunar New Year’s Day||Special Non-working Holiday|
|25 Feb||Thursday||People Power Anniversary||Special Non-working Holiday|
|1 Apr||Thursday||Maundy Thursday||Regular Holiday|
|2 Apr||Friday||Good Friday||Regular Holiday|
|3 Apr||Saturday||Black Saturday||Special Non-working Holiday|
|9 Apr||Friday||The Day of Valor||Regular Holiday|
|1 May||Saturday||Labor Day||Regular Holiday|
|12 Jun||Saturday||Independence Day||Regular Holiday|
|20 Jul||Tuesday||Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice)||Regular Holiday|
|21 Jul||Wednesday||Eid al-Adha Day 2||Common local holiday|
|21 Aug||Saturday||Ninoy Aquino Day||Special Non-working Holiday|
|30 Aug||Monday||National Heroes Day||Regular Holiday|
|1 Nov||Monday||All Saints’ Day||Special Non-working Holiday|
|2 Nov||Tuesday||All Souls’ Day||Special Working Holiday|
|30 Nov||Tuesday||Bonifacio Day||Regular Holiday|
|8 Dec||Wednesday||Feast of the Immaculate Conception||Special Non-working Holiday|
|24 Dec||Friday||Christmas Eve||Special Working Holiday|
|25 Dec||Saturday||Christmas Day||Regular Holiday|
|30 Dec||Thursday||Rizal Day||Regular Holiday|
|31 Dec||Friday||New Year’s Eve||Special Working Holiday|
Update: I’ve made some adjustments to the following dates; November 2, December 24, and 31, being declared by Malacañang as Special Working Holidays. A no-work no-pay policy applies on the said dates, according to the government.