List of Holidays with Long Weekends in 2024

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In the year 2024, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. decided the days when everyone could have a break from work.

This decision was written down in Proclamation No. 368. It tells us which days are regular holidays and special days when people don’t have to work.

The Department of Labor and Employment is responsible for making sure these days are followed by everyone.

They have rules to make sure people know when these days are.

This list of holidays helps everyone plan their time off. It’s important to know when these holidays are so that people can make plans and enjoy their time with family and friends.

List of Regular Holidays in 2024

In the year 2024, there are specific days that are considered very important. These days are called “regular holidays.” President Marcos declared these days so that everyone can remember and celebrate them together.

Here is a list of those special days:

  • New Year’s Day – January 1, 2024 (Monday)
  • Maundy Thursday – March 28, 2024 (Thursday)
  • Good Friday – March 29, 2024 (Friday)
  • Araw ng Kagitingan – April 9, 2024 (Tuesday)
  • Labor Day – May 1, 2024 (Wednesday)
  • Independence Day – June 12, 2024 (Wednesday)
  • National Heroes Day – August 26, 2024 – Last Monday of August
  • Bonifacio Day – November 30, 2024 (Saturday)
  • Christmas Day – December 25, 2024 (Wednesday)
  • Rizal Day – December 30, 2024 (Monday)

These days are important for our country and its history.

People usually have time off work to celebrate these holidays together with their families and friends.

It’s a good time for everyone to relax and enjoy special activities or traditions.

List of Special Non-working Days in 2024

Besides the regular holidays, there will be other special days in the year 2024 when people won’t have to work.

These days are called “special non-working days.” President Marcos also declared these days for people to have some extra time off.

Here are those special days:

  • Ninoy Aquino Day – August 21, 2024 (Wednesday)
  • All Saints’ Day – November 1, 2024 (Friday)
  • Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary – December 8, 2024 (Sunday)
  • Last Day of the Year – December 31, 2024 (Tuesday)

These days are different from the regular holidays but still important.

They give people extra moments to relax, celebrate, or spend time doing things they enjoy.

It’s a chance for everyone to take a break from their usual routines and have some fun.

List of additional Special Non-Working Days in 2024

Apart from the regular and special non-working days, there are some extra special days in 2024 when people can take time off from work.

President Marcos added these days to the list for everyone to have more free time.

Here are those additional special days:

  • Chinese New Year – February 10, 2024 (Saturday)
  • Black Saturday – March 30, 2024 (Saturday)
  • All Souls’ Day – November 2, 2024 (Saturday)
  • Christmas Eve – December 24, 2024 (Tuesday)

These days are not like the usual days when people work.

They are special because they give people more chances to rest or celebrate with their families.

People might plan exciting activities or enjoy quiet moments during these times.

“The proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha shall hereafter be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar (Hijra) or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations, whichever is possible or convenient,” the Proclamation stated.

With this, the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos is advised, at the appropriate time, to recommend to the Office of the President (OP) the actual dates on which Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha holidays will respectively fall. | PND

List of Long Weekends in the Philippines 2024

January

  • December 30, 2024 – Rizal Day
  • December 31, 2024 – Last day of the year
  • January 1, 2024 – New Year’s Day

March

  • March 28, 2024 – Maundy Thursday
  • March 29, 2024– Good Friday
  • March 30, 2024 – Black Saturday
  • March 31, 2024 – Easter Sunday

April

  • April 6, 2024
  • April 7, 2024
  • April 9 , 2024 – Araw Ng Kagitingan

August

  • August 24 (Saturday)
  • August 25 (Sunday)
  • August 26 (Monday) – National Heroes Day

November

  • November 1 (Friday) – All Saints’ Day
  • November 2 (Saturday) – All Souls’ Day
  • November 3 (Sunday)

December

  • December 28 (Saturday)
  • December 29 (Sunday)
  • December 30 (Monday) – Rizal Day
  • December 31 (Tuesday) – Last day of the year

Conclusion

In the year 2024, there are several special days when people can take time off from work and spend quality moments with their families and friends.

President Marcos declared these holidays for everyone to celebrate and remember.

Knowing these holidays is essential because it helps people plan fun activities or rest during those times. It’s a chance to relax from work and enjoy special moments together.

Government agencies play an important role in deciding these holidays and making sure everyone knows about them.

These holidays give people time to celebrate, relax, and create cherished memories with their loved ones.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

How many Philippine holidays are there in 2024?

In the Philippines, there are 18 Philippines holidays in 2024. These include 10 regular holidays Philippines and 8 special non-working days. 

How many long weekends in the Philippines are there?

There are going to be six long weekend Philippines this 2024. 

Is Nov 2, 2022 a holiday in the Philippines?

According to DOLE, President Duterte declared November 1 and 2, 2022 as special non-working holidays. 

Is 2024 a leap year?

No, 2024 is not a leap year.

What will 2024 be the year of?

2024 is the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese zodiac. The dragon is one of 12 animals in the zodiac, which follows a 12-year cycle. The dragon represents authority, prosperity, and good fortune.

When is Holy Week 2024 Philippines?

The official list of 2024 holidays is here! If you’re looking for the Holy Week 2024 calendar Philippines, the dates are as follows:

  • April 6 (Thursday) – Maundy Thursday
  • April 7 (Friday) – Good Friday
  • April 8 (Saturday) – Black Saturday
  • April 9 (Sunday) – Easter Sunday
What is the difference between special non-working holidays and regular holidays 2024 in the Philippines? 

During the regular holidays, the working class are on break but are entitled to get their compensation. If they work during a regular holiday, employers need to pay the employee 200% of their regular rate. On the other hand, the workforce will not receive any pay during the special non-working holiday unless the company states otherwise. 

Resources:

  1. https://pco.gov.ph/news_releases/regular-holidays-special-non-working-days-for-2024-bared/