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Holidays and Long Weekends 2024 Philippines

Guide on the Philippine Holidays 2024 So You Can Plan Ahead


Here is a full list of the regular holidays and the special non-working days in the Philippines this year.

    

Every year, there are a lot of holidays in the Philippines which are undeniably much-awaited by the Filipino people. Most of these holidays are in commemoration of national events and people who have left a significant mark in the history of the country.

The holidays are implemented to give the Filipinos a chance to be part of national celebrations. In some cases like Christmas and New Year, it is considered a holiday so the people can prepare and celebrate with their families at home.

    

A holiday usually calls for the suspension of classes and work depending on the type of holiday. Undeniably, these are perfect opportunities for many people to spend some quality time with their loved ones most especially those who have busy schedules.


A holiday may also fall on a Friday or a Monday which would mean a long weekend. It can be a chance for you and your loved ones to go on an out-of-town trip. Thus many people check the list of the Philippine Holidays 2024 ahead.

    

There are several regular holidays in the country every year. Classes are suspended and work in both private and public sectors are suspended as well. Meanwhile, with regards to businesses which need to continue their operations, the employees who report to work on a holiday get extra pays as per the holiday pay rules in the country.


  • New Year’s Day – January 1 (Monday)

  • 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 (Monday)

  • Bonifacio Day – November 30 (Saturday)

  • Christmas Day – December 25 (Wednesday)

  • Rizal Day – December 30 (Monday)


Also part of the Philippine holidays 2024 are special non-working days. During these days, work is suspended while those who have to report to duty gets an extra pay that is equivalent to 30% of their basic pay for the first 8 hours of duty.

    

  • Ninoy Aquino Day – August 21 (Wednesday)

  • All Saints’ Day – November 1 (Friday)

  • Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary – December 8 (Sunday)

  • Last day of the year – December 31 (Tuesday)


Here are the other additional special non-working days in the country:

  • Chinese New Year – February 10 (Saturday)

  • Black Saturday – March 30

  • All Souls’ Day – November 2 (Saturday)

  • Christmas Eve – December 24 (Tuesday)Guide on Long Weekends 2024 in the Philippines


LONG WEEKENDS 2024 PHILIPPINES


You can check the full list here about the holidays close to Saturday and Sunday extending the weekend.

    

A lot of individuals are dealing with busy schedules that they can hardly go for a vacation for days with their family and loved ones. Most of the time, this hectic schedule goes on not only for months but for the whole year. To these people, among the opportunities to at least spend time with their loved ones are the holidays.


In the Philippines this 2024, there are several holidays that include both regular holidays and special non-working days. During the former, classes in schools are suspended as well as work in both public and private sectors.

    

Most of the regular holidays are due to a commemoration of an event or a person’s life that have greatly impacted the history of the country. During special non-working days, work is also suspended in both the public and private sectors in the country.


Since there are businesses and companies that have to continue operation even during holidays, the employees are entitled to extra pay based on the holiday pay rules in the Philippines.

    

Holidays that are close to Saturdays and Sundays extend the weekend. There is quite a long list of long weekends 2024 in the Philippines.


Extended weekends are perfect opportunities to spend time with loved ones or go on an out-of-town trip. Here is a list of the long weekends 2024 in the Philippines:

    

March
  • March 28 (Thursday) – Maundy Thursday

  • March 29 (Friday) – Good Friday

  • March 30 (Saturday) – Black Saturday

  • March 31 (Sunday) – Easter Sunday

April
  • April 6 (Saturday)

  • April 7 (Sunday)

  • April 8 (Monday) – file for leave

  • April 9 (Tuesday) – Araw ng Kagitingan

August
  • August 24 (Saturday)

  • August 25 (Sunday)

  • August 26 (Monday) – National Heroes Day

November
  • November 1 (Friday) – All Saints’ Day

  • November 2 (Saturday) – All Souls’ Day

  • November 3 (Sunday)

December
  • December 28 (Saturday)

  • December 29 (Sunday)

  • December 30 (Monday) – Rizal Day

  • December 31 (Tuesday) – Last day of the year


Source: Philnews

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