2020 PHILIPPINE HOLIDAYS
For many Filipinos who love to travel, here are the list of 2020 Philippine Holidays. The list below was declared through signed Proclamation No. 845, declaring the regular and special non-working holidays for the year.
The Moriones is an annual lenten celebration that turned into a street festival in Marinduque. The “Moriones” are local folks in costumes with their iconic masks replicating the look of biblical Roman soldiers. ( Philippine Holidays )
Regular ( 2020 Philippine Holidays )
January, Wednesday – New Year’s Day
April 9, 2020, Thursday – Araw ng Kagitingan
April 9, 2020 – Maundy Thursday
April 10, 2020 – Good Friday
May 1, 2020, Friday – Labor Day
June 12, 2020, Friday – Independence Day
August 31, 2020, last Monday of August – National Heroes’ Day
November 30, 2020, Monday – Bonifacio Day
December 25, 2020, Friday – Christmas Day
December 30, 2020, Wednesday – Rizal Day
The Bacolaodiat Festival in Bacolod City is a celebration of the Chinese New Year. The event features street dancing and other cultural presentations. ( Philippine Holidays )
Special Non-Working ( 2020 Philippine Holidays )
January 25, 2020, Saturday – Chinese New Year
February 25, 2020, Tuesday – EDSA Revolution Anniversary
April 11, 2020 – Black Saturday
August 21, 2020, Friday – Ninoy Aquino Day
November 1, 2020, Sunday – All Saints’ Day
December 8, 2020, Tuesday – Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary
December 31, 2020, Thursday – last day of the year
Additional Special Non-working Holidays
November 2, 2020, Monday
December 24, 2020, Thursday
A place that you might want to visit is the Mt. Kitanglad Agro-Ecological Farm in Bukidnon. Its main attraction, Hobbit House is inspired by the movie, The Lord of the Rings. ( Philippine Holidays )
Things to Do
Experience Philippine Festivals
The Philippines is a country of colorful festivals. Each Province, Cities, and Municipalities, and even Barangays have their fiestas. Check the list of Philippine Holidays if there are festivities that you can attend.
For more, visit our long list of PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS.
Boracay Island is no doubt still one of the best beaches we have. With the recent development given to the place, it would be best to consider visiting the place. ( Philippine Holidays )
Enjoy Our Beautiful Beaches
As an archipelago, the Philippines will never run out of exciting shorelines to experience. Please visit some of our recommendations below. Each of these destinations comes with detailed travel guides to help you plan your trip.
- Camotes Island
- El Nido, Palawan
- Islas de Gigantes
- Panglao Island
- Samal Island
Indulge to the Philippine’s Best Cuisines
Each region has its own specialties. Take advantage of the holidays to visit various places and savor their offerings to your heart’s desire.
Sinulom Falls. This waters is located in Cagayan de Oro. The place is not yet touristy so try to visit this attraction on your next vacation. ( Philippine Holidays )
Visit a Place Which You have Never Visited Before and Try To Experience Something New
While it’s exciting to visit our popular tourist spots, the Philippines has more to offer. From the waterfalls, hiking destinations, or camping sites, you will surely have a great time visiting a new place for this year.
Here are some of our suggestions:
- Satori Cliff, Basay, Negros Oriental
- White Water Rafting in Cagayan de Oro
- Canyoneering in Kawasan, Cebu
Experience that Masskara vibe at Jojo Vito Designs Gallery, Bacolod City. The place has a wide collection of masks from the smallest magnet to the giant masks displayed in its garden. You can also do a “paint your own mask” activity together with your family and friends. The place is open from Monday to Saturday ( 9 am to 5 pm ). No entrance fees! Feels free to visit anytime. For big groups, field trips, etc. , you may call (034) 445-3421 | 0946-2791575 | email: firstname.lastname@example.org.