Public Holidays 2014 and 2015

We currently have public holidays for 2014 and 2015 listed. Please click below to see these lists of public holidays. For information about laws and regulations, see the introduction below.

Public holidays in the Philippines are days off that have been provided for by law (Chapter 7 of the Administrative Code of 1987) and which are observed across the nation. There are two main types of public holidays in the Philippines:

  1. Regular holidays
  2. Special days

Each year the president of the Philippines will make a proclamation regarding the dates and observations of the following year’s public holidays. Though public holidays are defined by the law stated above, the President’s proclamations remove any doubt about dates for a given year. His proclamations also allow for modifications to be made to the list of public holidays for any particular year.

The proclamation regarding 2014 dates is no. 655. The proclamation of public holidays for 2015 is no. 831.

Public Holidays 2014

The official public holidays were announced with President Benigno Aquino III signing Proclamation 655 on September 25, 2013. There are 20 public holidays scheduled for 2014, including the addition of Chinese New Year.

1 JanuaryWednesdayNew Year's Day
31 JanuaryFridayChinese New Year
25 FebruaryTuesdayEDSA Revolution Anniversary
9 AprilWednesdayDay of Valor
17 AprilThursdayMaundy Thursday
18 AprilFridayGood Friday
19 AprilSaturdayBlack Saturday
1 MayThursdayLabor Day
12 JuneThursdayIndependence Day
29 JulyTuesdayEid’l Fitr *
21 AugustThursdayNinoy Aquino Day
25 AugustMondayNational Heroes Day
5 OctoberSundayEidul Adha *
1 NovemberSaturdayAll Saints Day
30 NovemberSundayBonifacio Day
24 DecemberWednesdayChristmas Eve
25 DecemberThursdayChristmas Day
26 DecemberFridayAdditional Special Non-Working Day
30 DecemberTuesdayRizal Day
31 DecemberWednesdayLast Day of the Year
*To be confirmed. Subject to change. 
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Public Holidays 2015

The official proclamation of holidays for 2015 was made with the signing of Proclamation 831 on 17 July 2014.

1 JanuaryThursdayNew Year's Day
2 JanuaryFridayAdditional special non-working day
19 FebruaryThursdayChinese New Year
25 FebruaryWednesdayEDSA Revolution Anniversary
2 AprilThursdayMaundy Thursday
3 AprilFridayGood Friday
4 AprilSaturdayBlack Saturday
9 AprilThursdayDay of Valor
1 MayFridayLabor Day
12 JuneFridayIndependence Day
21 AugustFridayNinoy Aquino Day
31 AugustMondayNational Heroes Day
1 NovemberSundayAll Saints Day
30 NovemberMondayBonifacio Day
24 DecemberThursdayAdditional special non-working day
25 DecemberFridayChristmas Day
30 DecemberWednesdayRizal Day
31 DecemberThursdayLast Day of the Year
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