UPDATED: List of 2021 Philippine Holidays - Regular and Special Non-Working Days

Anne Narvasa, February 28, 2021
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Hello, every Juan! 2020 holidays are over. Gagala na kaya tayo ulit ngayong taong 2021? Hopefully! But just in case we’d still be under extended quarantine, it would still be helpful to do our annual planning so we can continuously grow in the safety of our homes.

Well, we all know -­­ COVID happened, pero Happy New Year pa rin kaibigan!

Check out below the declared regular holidays and special non-working days for 2021 under Proclamation 986 signed by President Rodrigo Duterte. Under the proclamation, the following days are declared as holidays:


  • January 1 - New Year's Day
  • April 1- Maundy Thursday
  • April 2- Good Friday
  • April 9 - Araw ng Kagitingan
  • May 1 - Labor Day
  • June 12 - Independence Day
  • August 30 (last Monday of August) - National Heroes Day
  • November 30 - Bonifacio Day
  • December 25 - Christmas Day
  • December 30 - Rizal Day
2021 Philippine Holidays
Philippine Holidays


  • February 12 - Chinese New Year
  • February 25 - EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary
  • April 3 - Black Saturday
  • May 13 - Eid'l Fitr
  • July 20- Eid'l Adha
  • August 21 - Ninoy Aquino Day
  • November 1 - All Saints’ Day
  • December 8 - Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary
33rd anniversary celebration at the People Power Monument in Quezon City.

Plan well every Juan! Blessings to your 2021!

UPDATE: The following holidays were previously declared as non-working holidays; however it was amended by President Rodrigo Duterte to being reclassified as special working holidays as part of the efforts to in helping our economy to recover.

Christmas holidays
Christmas season starts as early as September to most Filipinos in the country. That's how much Pinoys love Christmas!
  • November 2 - All Souls’ Day
  • December 24 - Christmas Eve
  • December 31 - Last Day of the Year

Read more at: https://www.wisejuan.com/how-to-compute-regular-and-special-holiday-pay/

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