Pinoy Holidays : 2012 Philippine Holidays and Long-weekend Schedule

In a fews days from now, we shall bid 2011 goodbye and say hello to 2012. The Philippine government had officially declared the list of Philippine Holidays for 2012 through Proclamation No. 295. I'm so glad that there will be several long weekends this coming year. I won't be having a hard time booking those promo flights and to plan for my travels for next year. Hehehe!

The list of 2012 Philippine Holidays are as follows:

Regular Holidays
  • January 1 - New Year’s Day (Sunday)
  • April 5 - Maundy Thursday
  • April 6 - Good Friday
  • April 9 - Araw ng Kagitingan (Monday)
  • May 1 - Labor Day (Tuesday)
  • June 12 - Independence Day (Tuesday)
  • August 27 - National Heroes Day - (Last Monday of August)
  • November 30 - Bonifacio Day - (Friday)
  • December 25 - Christmas Day (Tuesday)
  • December 30 - Rizal Day (Sunday)
Special (Non-Working) Days
  • January 23 - Chinese New Year (Monday)
  • August 21 - Ninoy Aquino Day (Tuesday)
  • November 1 - All Saints Day - (Thursday)
  • November 2 - Additional special (non-working) day (Friday)
  • December 31 - Last Day of the Year (Monday)
Special Holiday (for all schools)
  • February 25 - EDSA Revolution Anniversary (Saturday)
Depending on the Islamic Calendar, additional Philippine holidays will be declared for the observation of our Muslim brothers' and sisters' celebration of Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha. List of long Weekends
  • January 21-23, 2012 (Chinese New Year)
  • April 5-9, 2012 (Holy Week and Araw ng Kagitingan)
  • August 18-21, 2012 (calculated date of Eid-al-Fitr and Ninoy Aquino Day)
  • August 25-27, 2012 (National Heroes Day)
  • October 26-28, 2012 (calculated date of Eid-al-Adha)
  • November 1-4 (All Saints’ Day)
  • November 30 - December 2, 2012 (Bonifacio Day)
  • December 29 - January 1, 2013 (New Year)
To download a copy of the said proclamation, click here. Again, let’s make the most out of these holidays! Let's travel! UPDATE: August 20, Monday – Eid’l Fitr (regular holiday as per Proclamation No. 455, s. 2012)




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Christian | Lakad Pilipinas said...

ayan ang inaabangan ng lahat ng mga layas hehe

Renz said...

salamat sa post na ito sir! :))
looking forward for these holidays!

Rizalenio said...

Ayos. Salamat sa information. :)

Pinoy Adventurista said...

@Christian | Lakad Pilipinas - yan ang inaabangan natin... lolz! :)

Pinoy Adventurista said...

@Renz - you're wlcome Renz... I can't wait for that long weekends next year! hehehe! :)

Pinoy Adventurista said...

@Rizalenio - welcome po... and thanks for dropping by... :)

Bonzenti [Con Tour] said...

most awaited schedule of holidays. thanks nito mervz. pakopya ako ha. ok lang?

Pinoy Adventurista said...

@Bonzenti [Con Tour] - of course! copy lang po... i just got naman po from the proclamation... hehehe! Happy holidays!!! :)

Bonzenti [Con Tour] said...

Thanks Mervz. Ipost ko din sa blog site ko. :-).

Lagalag said...

Thank you very much sa post na to. I've been looking for pages and papers na naglalaman ng kumpletong information sa mga holidays at long weekend sa susunod na taon. Salamat po.

Mitch said...

NAKOH! Mark your calendars mga parekoy..yan ang the best post na iniintay ng lahat! hehe

Ed said...

at least di gaanong marami! hehehe. shifting careers na kasi ako at wala na masyadong holiday2x. hehe

Pinoy Adventurista said...

@Bonzenti [Con Tour] - sure... no worries... Happy Holidays... :)

Pinoy Adventurista said...

@Lagalag - thanks po... enjoy the holidays! :)

Pinoy Adventurista said...

@Mitch - oh yes! im so excited for the upcoming holidays... thanks Mitch! :)

Pinoy Adventurista said...

@Ed - ahahaha! di ka na pala affected ng mga holidays... hehehe!

Ma. Krizelle said...


Rommel Caturan said...

thanks pre

Rommel Caturan said...

Thanks Pre... nice one.. i can plan my trips now.

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