Philippine holidays

LIST: Philippine holidays for 2022

LIST: Philippine holidays for 2022
Like in 2021, Christmas Eve, All Souls' Day, and the last day of the year will be 'special working holidays'

President Rodrigo Duterte signed on Friday, October 29, Proclamation No. 1236, declaring the regular holidays and special non-working and working days for 2022.

As in 2021, All Souls’ Day (November 2), Christmas Eve, (December 24), and the last day of the year (December 31) were declared special working days to “encourage economic productivity by, among others, minimizing work disruption” as the country continues to weather the COVID-19 pandemic.

The regular holidays are:

  • January 1, 2022, Saturday – New Year’s Day
  • April 9, 2022, Saturday – Araw ng Kagitingan
  • April 14, 2022, Thursday – Maundy Thursday
  • April 15, 2022, Friday – Good Friday
  • May 1, 2022, Sunday – Labor Day
  • June 12, 2022, Sunday – Independence Day
  • August 29, 2022, last Monday of August – National Heroes’ Day 
  • November 30, 2022, Wednesday – Bonifacio Day
  • December 25, 2022, Sunday – Christmas Day 
  • December 30, 2022, Friday – Rizal Day

Special non-working days:

  • February 1, 2022, Tuesday – Chinese New Year 
  • February 25, 2022, Friday – EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary
  • April 16, 2022 – Black Saturday 
  • August 21, 2022, Sunday – Ninoy Aquino Day 
  • November 1, 2022, Tuesday – All Saints’ Day 
  • December 8, 2022, Thursday – Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary

Special working days:

  • November 2, 2022, Wednesday – All Souls’ Day
  • December 24, 2022, Saturday – Christmas Eve
  • December 31, 2022, 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. – Rappler.com

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