List of 2024 holidays out

Alexis Romero - The Philippine Star
List of 2024 holidays out
Catholic devotees parade images of the Black Nazarene along Carriedo Street in Manila to receive blessings at the Quiapo Church on January 3, 2024.
STAR / Ernie Penaredondo

MANILA, Philippines — President Marcos yesterday encouraged Filipinos to plan their transactions and vacations this year and to use the long weekends to bond with their families.

In a Facebook post, Marcos shared a list of 2024 holidays including the four long weekends during the Holy Week and in August, November and December.

“Let us plan our transactions and vacations carefully to achieve a productive and prosperous year,” he said.

The first long weekend of the year will be from March 28 to 31, the last three days of Holy Week declared as holidays and Easter Sunday.

National Heroes Day, also a holiday, will be commemorated on Aug. 26.

The observance of All Saints’ Day on Nov. 1 and All Souls’ Day on Nov. 2 will fall on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

The last two holidays of 2024 – Rizal Day (Dec. 30) and the last day of the year (Dec. 31) – will fall on Monday and Tuesday, respectively.

Malacañang listed the regular and special non-working days for the year through Proclamation 368 issued last October.
The regular holidays for this year are Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day), March 28 (Maundy Thursday), March 29 (Good Friday), April 9 (Araw ng Kagitingan), May 1 (Labor Day), June 12 (Independence Day), Aug. 26 (National Heroes Day) Nov. 30 (Bonifacio Day), Dec. 25 (Christmas Day) and Dec. 30 (Rizal Day).

The special non-working days are Aug. 21 (Ninoy Aquino Day), Nov. 1 (All Saints’ Day), Dec. 8 (Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary) and Dec. 31 (last day of the year).

Feb. 25, the anniversary of the people power revolt that toppled the Marcos dictatorship in 1986, falls on a Sunday this year.

Additional special non-working days are Feb. 10 (Chinese New Year), March 30 (Black Saturday), Nov. 2 (All Souls’ Day) and Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve).

The declarations for Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha will be issued after the dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar or upon Islamic astronomical calculations.the proclamation said.

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