Full List of 2013 National Holidays for the Philippines



It’s always a good idea to book our vacations way ahead of time. Tickets and accommodations are cheaper. More choices are available. So it’s a welcome news that Malacanang released the official list of regular holidays and special non-working days for 2013. The list is contained in Proclamation 459 (full text). The full list of 2013 holidays is found below:

January 1, 2013 (Tuesday) – New Year’s Day

February 25, 2013 (Monday) – EDSA Revolution Anniversary (for schools only)

March 28, 2013 – Maundy Thursday

March 29, 2013 – Good Friday

March 30, 2013 – Black Saturday (special non-working day)

April 9, 2013 (Tuesday) – Araw ng Kagitingan

May 1, 2013 (Wednesday) – Labor Day

June 12, 2013 (Wednesday) – Independence Day

August 9, 2013 – Eid’l Fitr (per Proclamation 629)

August 21, 2013 (Wednesday) – Ninoy Aquino Day (special non-working day)

August 26, 2013 (Last Monday of August) – National Heroes Day

October 15, 2013 (Tuesday) – Eidul Adha (per Proclamation 658)

October 28, 2013 (Monday) – Barangay and SK Elections (Proclamation 656)

November 1, 2013 (Friday) – All Saints Day (special non-working day)

November 2, 2013 (Saturday) – Additional special (non-working) day

November 30, 2013 (Saturday) – Bonifacio Day

December 24, 2013 (Tuesday) – Special non-working day

December 25, 2013 (Wednesday) – Christmas Day

December 30, 2013 (Monday) – Rizal Day

December 31, 2013 (Tuesday) – Last Day of the Year (special non-working day)

We shall shall update this post as new holidays are announced within the year.



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