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List of Philippine National Holidays in 2023

Excited for year 2023! Are you planning for getaways and staycations with family, relatives and travel buddies? With the release of Malacañang Palace’s Proclamation No. 90 dated 11th November 2022, long weekends are waving. Said proclamation revised the list of Philippine Regular and Special non-working holidays in 2023 as previously declared in Proclamation No. 42, dated 22nd August 2022.

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Commendable reasons such as for Filipinos to spend more family time, historical significance, holiday economics are considered anew. A notable change in the proclamation was the exclusion of special working holidays.


To reiterate the list of Regular and Special (non-working) holidays, please see below:

  • Regular Holidays January 1 (Sunday) – New Year’s Day April 9 (Sunday) – Araw ng Kagitingan move to April 10 (Monday) (under Proc. No. 90) April 6 – Maundy Thursday April 7 – Good Friday May1 (Monday) – Labor Day June 12 (Monday) – Independence Day August 28 (Monday) – National Heroes Day November 30 (Thursday) – Bonifacio Day move to November 27 (Monday) (under Proc. No. 90) December 25 (Monday) – Christmas Day December 30 (Saturday) – Rizal Day

  • Special Non-Working Days February 25 (Saturday) – EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary April 8 – Black Saturday August 21 (Monday) – Ninoy Aquino Day November 1 (Wednesday) – All Saints' Day December 8 (Friday) – Feast of the Immaculate Concepcion of Mary December 31 (Sunday) - Last Day of the Year

  • Additional Special Non-Working Day January 2 (Monday) – Additional Special Non-Working Day (under Proc. No. 90) November 2 (Thursday) - All Souls' Day

The two major Muslim holidays namely Eid'l Fitr and Eid'l Adha are also considered as regular holidays nationwide. Once the dates based on the Islamic calendar have been determined, a separate proclamation will be issued.


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Source: Malacañang Palace

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