Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in the Philippines for 2020 ready to be integrated into your application.

The Philippines is an archipelago of approximately 7,641 islands, located on the Pacific Ring of Fire in Southeast Asia. The area of the Philippines is prone to natural disasters like earthquakes and typhoons. Many different ethnicities and cultures are found living in the Philippines Islands. Some of the earliest inhabitants were Negritos, and Austroesian peoples. Later, Malaysians, Indians, Arabs, and Chinese all emigrated to the islands. In 1521 Ferdinand Magellan discovered the islands and the Spanish soon began to colonize. In 1543 the islands got their name in honor of King Philip II of Spain. For the next 300+ years, the Philippines were a part of the Spanish Empire. On July 4, 1946 the Philippines officially became the Republic of the Philippines.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
January 25th Saturday Chinese New Year's Day
March 3rd Tuesday World Wildlife Day
March 20th Friday March Equinox
April 9th Thursday Day of Valor
April 9th Thursday Maundy Thursday
April 10th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 11th Saturday Holy Saturday
May 1st Friday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 10th Sunday Mother's Day
May 23rd Saturday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 12th Friday Independence Day Long weekend.
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
June 21st Sunday Father's Day
June 30th Tuesday International Asteroid Day
July 18th Saturday Nelson Mandela International Day
July 30th Thursday Feast of the Sacrifice
August 21st Friday Ninoy Aquino Day
August 31st Monday National Heroes' Day Long weekend.
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
November 1st Sunday All Saints' Day
November 2nd Monday All Souls' Day
November 30th Monday Bonifacio Day Long weekend.
December 7th Monday Parents' Day
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 30th Wednesday Rizal Day
December 31st Thursday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
$ curl -G -d country="PH" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
import ""
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "PH",
  "year": "2020",
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
  country: 'PH',
  year: '2020',
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'PH',
  'year' => '2020',
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$ = "PH"
$Body.year = "2020"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'PH',
  'year': '2020',
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi =
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'PH',
  'year': '2020',