Saturday, September 01, 2012

2013 Philippine Holidays

BER months have just started and I feel like shopping like crazy (or maybe it's just my period, LOL!) Christmas is just around the corner and before we know it, 2013 is here! If you're like me, you better start planning your vacations ahead. So to guide you, I'm copying the list of Philippine Holidays for 2013 from If you want to know the rest of the 2013 local holidays in the Philippines, just visit their site. 

2013 National Legal Holidays in The Philippines:
Tuesday, January 1Beginning of New Year
Sunday, February 10Chinese New Year
Monday, February 25People Power Day
Thursday, March 28Maundy Thursday
Friday, March 29Good Friday
Saturday, March 30Black Saturday
Tuesday, April 9Day of Valor
Wednesday, May 1Labor Day
Wednesday, June 12Independence Day
Thursday, August 8Eid ul Fitr
Saturday, August 10Ninoy Aquino Day
Monday, August 26National Heroes’ Day
Tuesday, October 15Eid ul Adha
Friday, November 1All Saints Day
Saturday November 30Bonifacio Day
Wednesday, December 25Christmas
Monday, December 30Rizal Day
Tuesday, December 31New Year’s Eve
Now, my favorite part...

List of long Weekends:

March 28-31, 2013 (Holy Week)
August 24-26, 2013 (National Heroes Day)
November 1-3, 2013 (All Saints’ Day)
December 28, 2013 - January 1, 2014 (Rizal Day and New Year)

For a more detailed list, we can also refer to  Malacañang Proclamation No. 459 or just see the list below:

Regular Holidays:

New Year’s Day - January 1 (Tuesday)
Maundy Thursday - March 28
Good Friday - March 29
Araw ng Kagitingan - April 9 (Tuesday)
Labor Day - May 1 (Wednesday)
Independence Day - June 12 (Wednesday)
National Heroes - Day August 26 (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day - November 30 (Saturday)
Christmas Day - December 25 (Wednesday)
Rizal Day - December 30 (Monday)

Special (Non-Working) Days:

Black Saturday - March 30
Ninoy Aquino Day - August 21 (Wednesday)
All Saints Day - November 1 (Friday)
Additional special (non-working) days - November 2 (Saturday) and December 24 (Tuesday)
Last Day of the Year - December 31 (Tuesday)

Special Holiday (for all schools):

EDSA Revolution Anniversary - February 25 (Monday)

With these amazing holidays all throughout the year, and with the 7,107 beautiful Philippine islands we can explore, it really is MORE FUN IN THE PHILIPPINES! Happy traveling!

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