Wednesday, August 26, 2015

2016 Philippine Holidays

2016 Philippine Holidays - Schadow1 Expeditions

Recently, MalacaƱang Palace has declared the Philippine holidays for the upcoming year 2016. Plan ahead, go out, and discover the beauty of the Philippines and its culture!

There are at least 8-9 long weekends in the Philippines this 2016. Check the dates and clear it up for an adventure!

2016 Holidays as declared via Presidential Proclamation number 1105 series of 2015

Date Type Day Holiday
1-Jan Regular Friday New Year's Day
2-Jan Special Saturday President Declared
8-Feb Special Monday Chinese New Year
25-Feb Special Thursday People Power Revolution
24-Mar Regular Thursday Maundy Thursday
25-Mar Regular Friday Good Friday
26-Mar Special Saturday Black Saturday
9-Apr Regular Saturday Araw ng Kagitingan
1-May Regular Sunday Labor Day
12-Jun Regular Sunday Independence Day
6-Jul Regular Wednesday Eid'l Fitr*
21-Aug Special Sunday Ninoy Aquino Day
29-Aug Regular Monday National Heroes' Day
12-Sept Regular Monday Eid'l Adha*
31-Oct Special Monday President Declared
1-Nov Special Tuesday All Saints' Day
30-Nov Regular Wednesday Bonifacio Day
24-Dec Special Saturday Christmas Eve
25-Dec Regular Sunday Christmas
30-Dec Regular Friday Rizal Day
31-Dec Special Saturday New Year's Eve

Long Weekends
  1. December 30, 2015 - January 2, 2016- New Year's Weekend (longest)
  2.  February 6-8 - Chinese New Year Weekend
  3. March 24 - 27 - Holy Weekend
  4. August 27 - 29 - National Heroes' Day Weekend
  5. September 9 - 11 - Eid'l Adha Weekend*
  6. October 29 - November 1 - All Saints' Day Weekend
  7. August  27 - August 29 - National Heroes' Day Weekend
  8. December 30 - January 1, 2017 - New Year's Weekend

The president has declared January 2, 2016, a Saturday, as a holiday, making December 30 - January 2 as the longest weekend for the year 2016.

Eid'l Fitr  is on July 6, 2016 (via Presidential Proclamation #6), while Eid'l Adha is on September 12, 2016 (via Presidential Proclamation #56).

And here is how you can enjoy your holidays in the Philippines.

and be sure to check out our Travel Tips.

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