2017 Holidays: Official List of Philippine Holidays

We’re almost done with 2016 and we’re running out of 2016 holidays (see also, full list of 2018 holidays), so it’s always a good idea to plan the vacation schedule for the incoming year, 2017. No work, just time to travel on these non-working holidays.  So, per Proclamation No. 50, series of 2016, here’s the official list of the nationwide holidays for 2017:

January 1, 2017, Sunday – New Year’s Day (Regular holiday)

January 2, 2017, Monday – Special (Non-Working Day; per Proclamation 117)

January 28, 2017, Saturday – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day)

February 25, 2017, Saturday– EDSA People Power Revolution (Special non-working)

April 13, 2017 – Maundy Thursday (Regular holiday)

April 14, 2017 – Good Friday (Regular holiday)

April 15, 2017 – Black Saturday (Special non-working day)

April 9, 2017, Sunday – Araw ng Kagitingan (Regular holiday)

May 1, 2017, Monday – Labor Day (Regular holiday)

June 12, 2017, Monday – Independence Day (Regular holiday)

June 26, 2017, Monday – Eid’l Fitr (Feast of Ramadhan; per Proclamation 235; Regular holiday)

August 21, 2017, Monday – Ninoy Aquino Day (Special non-working day)

August 28, 2017, Monday – National Heroes Day (Regular holiday)

September 1, 2017, Friday – Eid’l Adha (Feast of Sacrifice; Regular holiday, per Proclamation No. 297)

November 1, 2017, Wednesday – All Saints Day (Special non-working day)

November 30, 2017, Thursday – Bonifacio Day (Regular holiday)

December 25, 2017, Monday – Christmas Day (Regular holiday)

December 30, 2017, Saturday – Rizal Day (Regular holiday)

December 31, 2017, Sunday – Last day of the year (special non-working day)

Expect more holidays, including movable national holidays, as may be declared by the President.

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