Malacanang announced today, August, 18, 2016 the List of Philippine Regular and Special Holidays 2017.
Last August 16, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed Proclamation No. 50 declaring the list of 2017 Philippine holidays.
This is the List of NATIONAL HOLIDAYS (10 Regular and 7 Special Non-Working days). Apart from these holidays which is observed nationwide, there are other Special local holidays celebration to commemorate city charter, province founding anniversaries and other local special holidays.
The dates for Eid’l Ftr 2017 and Eid ul Adha 2017 are not yet included in the listing below. This will be announced next year when the specific dates of these Islamic Holidays have been decided.
Now that you have identified the holidays, you can begin planning your vacation and trips for 2017. Make a draft of your travel dates and include in your bucket list your preferred travel destinations.
Malacanang announced Philippine List of REGULAR and SPECIAL HOLIDAYS for 2017
January 1, 2017, SUNDAY – New Year’s Day (Regular holiday)
January 28, 2016, SATURDAY – Chinese New Year
February 25, 2016, THURSDAY – EDSA Revolution Anniversary (Special non-working holiday)
The month of March 2017 has no HOLIDAY in the Philippines.
April 9, 2017, SUNDAY – Araw ng Kagitingan (Regular holiday)
April 13,2017, THURSDAY – Maundy Thursday (Regular holiday)
April 14, 2017, FRIDAY – Good Friday (Regular holiday)
May 1, 2017, MONDAY – Labor Day (Regular holiday)
June 12, 2017, MONDAY – Independence Day (Regular holiday)
There is no Holiday in the Philippines for July 2017
August 21, 2017, MONDAY – Ninoy Aquino Day (Special non-working day)
August 28, 2017, last MONDAY of August – National Heroes Day (Regular holiday)
NO HOLIDAY for September 2017 in the Philippines.
October 31, 2016, TUESDAY– Additional Special Non-Working Day
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 (Additional Special non-working day for New Year’s 2017)
From the above List of Regular and Special Holidays 2017 in the Philippines we can see that we will be having 8 Long Weekends for 2017.
With the eight long weekends, you can have your adventure or weekend getaways with family or your barkadas. Yes, it is best to have your travel during a long weekend for extra bonding time. Yehey!
Watch out for the announcement of the Eid’l Adha and Eid ul Ftr holidays in our FB: PISO FARE Tickets!!!
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