Philippine Holidays 2022

Philippine Holidays 2022 - Regular & Special Non-Working Days

The official list of Philippine Holidays 2022 is out! President Rodrigo Duterte signed Proclamation 1236, which lists the regular holidays, non-working days, and special working days for the year 2022. The proclamation also reads “For the country to recover from the adverse economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a need to encourage economic productivity by, among others, minimizing work disruption and commemorating some special holidays as special (working) days instead”.


January 1 (Saturday) – New Year’s Day
April 9 (Saturday) – Araw ng Kagitingan
April 14 – Maundy Thursday
April 15 – Good Friday
May 1 (Saturday) – Labor Day
June 12 (Sunday) – Independence Day
August 29 (last Monday of August) – National Heroes’ Day
November 30 (Wednesday) – Bonifacio Day
December 25 (Sunday) – Christmas Day
December 30 (Friday) – Rizal Day

Special Non-Working Days

February 1 (Tuesday) – Chinese New Year
February 25 (Friday) – EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary
April 16 – Black Saturday
August 21 (Sunday) – Ninoy Aquino Day
November 1 (Tuesday) – All Saints’ Day
December 8 (Thursday) – Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary

Special Working Days

November 2 (Wednesday) – All Souls’ Day
December 24 (Saturday) – Christmas Eve
December 31 (Saturday) – Last day of the year

The President will issue separate proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr, the end of the month-long Ramadan, and Eid’l Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice, after the dates of these Islamic holidays are determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar or the lunar calendar. The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos shall inform the Office of the President of the dates on which these holidays will fall in 2021.