List of Philippine Holidays in 2023

List of Philippine Holidays in 2023

Aside from the country’s regular holidays, the President of the Philippines declares ‘special non working holidays’. and ‘National Holidays of Observance.

For 2023, President Bongbong Marcos signed Proclamation No. 42, to declare the following as ‘special non-working holidays’

List of Non-Working Holidays 2023:

January 2, 2023 (Monday) – New Years long weekend
February 25, 2023 (Saturday) – EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary
April 8, 2023 (Saturday) – Black Saturday
August 21, 2023 (Monday) – Ninoy Aquino Day
November 1, 2023 (Wednesday) – All Saints Day
November 2, 2023 (Thursday) – All Souls Day
December 8, 2023 (Friday) – Feast of the Immaculate Concepcion of Mary
December 31, 2023 (Sunday) – Last Day of the Year

List of Regular Holidays 2023:

January 1, 2023 (Sunday) – New Year’s Day
April 6, 2023 – Maundy Thursday
April 7, 2023 – Good Friday
April 10, 2023 (Monday) – Araw ng Kagitingan, Monday near April 9
May 1, 2023 (Monday) – Labor Day
June 12, 2023 (Monday) – Independence Day
August 28, 2023 (last Monday of August) – National Heroes’ Day
November 27, 2023 (Monday) – Bonifacio Day, Monday near Nov 30
December 25, 2023 (Monday) – Christmas Day
December 30, 2023 (Saturday) – Rizal Day

National Holidays for the Observance (Presidential Proclamations):

The President also issues separate proclamations that declares national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr, which is the end of the month-long Ramadan.

There will also be a separate proclamation of Eid’l Adha, which is the Feast of the Sacrifice.

The dates of these Islamic holidays are determined according to lunar calendar or the Islamic calendar.

The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos informs the Office of the President of these dates on when would be these Islamic holidays will be declared in 2023.

Estimated Dates of Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha in 2023:

April 22, 2023 (Saturday) – Eid’l Fitr, End of The Month of Ramadan
June 29, 2023 (Thursday) – Eid’l Adha, Feast of Sacrifice






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