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2024 Philippine Holiday Calendar: A Guide to Regular and Special Non-Working Days

2024 Philippine Holiday Calendar: A Guide to Regular and Special Non-Working Days

In 2024, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., through Proclamation No. 368, has delineated the official dates for the year’s regular holidays and special non-working days. This proclamation, signed by Executive Secretary Lucas P. Bersamin, ensures that the holidays are recognized nationwide, with guidelines implemented by the Department of Labor and Employment.

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2024 Philippine Holidays – Chronological List and Categorization

Below is a table categorizing the 2024 Philippine Holidays in chronological order:

DateDayHoliday TypeHoliday Name
Jan. 1WednesdayRegular HolidayNew Year’s Day
Feb. 10SundayAdditional Non-Working DayChinese New Year
March 28ThursdayRegular HolidayMaundy Thursday
March 29FridayRegular HolidayGood Friday
March 30SaturdayAdditional Non-Working DayBlack Saturday
April 9TuesdayRegular HolidayAraw ng Kagitingan
May 1WednesdayRegular HolidayLabor Day
June 12WednesdayRegular HolidayIndependence Day
Aug. 21WednesdaySpecial Non-Working DayNinoy Aquino Day
Aug. 26MondayRegular HolidayNational Heroes Day (Last Monday)
Nov. 1FridaySpecial Non-Working DayAll Saints’ Day
Nov. 2SaturdayAdditional Non-Working DayAll Souls’ Day
Nov. 30SaturdayRegular HolidayBonifacio Day
Dec. 8SundaySpecial Non-Working DayFeast of the Immaculate Conception
Dec. 24TuesdayAdditional Non-Working DayChristmas Eve
Dec. 25WednesdayRegular HolidayChristmas Day
Dec. 30MondayRegular HolidayRizal Day
Dec. 31TuesdaySpecial Non-Working DayLast Day of the Year

Observance of Islamic Holidays

In addition to these dates, Proclamation No. 368 also states that the national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha will be determined in accordance with the Islamic or lunar calendar and will be announced subsequently. The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos will recommend the actual dates to the Office of the President.


These holidays not only offer rest and celebration for the Filipino people but also reflect the nation’s diverse cultural tapestry and historical journey. The 2024 calendar encapsulates a mix of religious, nationalistic, and cultural commemorations, providing a window into the country’s multifaceted identity.

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