Holidays in the Philippines: 2015 Philippine Holidays and Long-weekend Schedule (Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014)

2015 Philippine Holidays and Long-weekend Schedule

MalacaΓ±ang Palace had officially issued Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014, DECLARING THE REGULAR HOLIDAYS, SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS, AND SPECIAL HOLIDAY (FOR ALL SCHOOLS) FOR THE YEAR 2015 which was signed in MalacaΓ±ang last July 17, 2014. With this list of holidays in 2015, we can now plan ahead for our travels and vacations for next year.

2015 Philippine Holidays and Long-weekend Schedule

The list of 2015 Philippine Holidays are as follows:

Regular Holidays

  • New Year’s Day - 1 January (Thursday)
  • Maundy Thursday - 2 April
  • Good Friday - 3 April
  • Araw ng Kagitingan - 9 April (Thursday)
  • Labor Day - 1 May (Friday)
  • Independence Day - 12 June (Friday)
  • National Heroes Day - 31 August (Last Monday of August)
  • Bonifacio Day - 30 November (Monday)
  • Christmas Day - 25 December (Friday)
  • Rizal Day - 30 December (Wednesday)

Special (Non-Working) Days

  • Chinese New Year - 19 February (Thursday)
  • Black Saturday - 4 April
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - 21 August (Friday)
  • All Saints Day - 1 November (Sunday)
  • Additional special (non-working) days

Additional Special Non-working Holiday in Metro Manila for the APEC Meeting on November 2015 - Click here for the complete details

  • 2 January (Friday)
  • 24 December (Thursday)
  • Last Day of the Year - 31 December (Thursday)

Special Holiday (for all schools)

  • EDSA Revolution Anniversary - 25 February (Wednesday)

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According to Section 2, "The proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall hereafter be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar (Hijra) or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations, whichever is possible or convenient. To this end, the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) shall inform the Office of the President on which days the holidays shall respectively fall".

End of Ramadan Holiday
  • Eid'l Fitr - 17 July 2015
    End of Ramadan regular holiday was officially proclaimed by President Benigno "Pnoy" Aquino through Proclamation No. 1070

Estimated Dates:
  • Eidul Adha - 25 September 2015
  • President Benigno Aquino declared September 25, 2015 as a a regular holiday nationwide in observance of Eid'l Adha under Proclamation No. 1128.

SEE ALSO: When is the End of Ramadan 2015 in the Philippines?

This post shall be updated as soon as the exact dates for Eid’l Fitr 2015 and Eidul Adha 2015 have been determined.

We will be enjoying at least 8 LONG WEEKENDS in 2015. Here's the list of the 2015 Long-weekend Schedule.

List of long Weekends

  • January 1-4, 2015 (New Year)
  • April 2-5, 2015 (Holy Week)
  • May 1-3, 2015 (Labor Day)
  • June 12-14, 2015 (Independence Day)
  • August 21-23, 2015 (Ninoy Aquino Day)
  • August 29-31, 2015 (National Heroes Day)
  • November 28-30, 2015 (Bonifacio Day)
  • December 24-27, 2015 (Christmas)

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2015 Philippine Holidays and Long-weekend Schedule

2015 Philippine Holidays and Long-weekend Schedule

Plan your travels ahead and let's make the most out of these holidays! It's More Fun in the Philippines! Tara na, Byahe tayo!


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