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Black Saturday in Philippines

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death, according to the Christian bible. It is the day after Good Friday and the day before Easter Sunday. It is also known as Easter Eve, Easter Even, Black Saturday, or the Saturday before Easter.

Is Black Saturday a Public Holiday?

Black Saturday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2021, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus (sculpture of him pictured above) lay in his tomb after he died. He was resurrected on Easter Sunday, the day after Holy Saturday, according to Christian belief.

©iStockphoto.com/Edward Lin

About Black Saturday

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Black Saturday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016SatMar 26Black SaturdaySpecial Non-working Holiday
2017SatApr 15Black SaturdaySpecial Non-working Holiday
2018SatMar 31Black SaturdaySpecial Non-working Holiday
2019SatApr 20Black SaturdaySpecial Non-working Holiday
2020SatApr 11Black SaturdaySpecial Non-working Holiday
2021SatApr 3Black SaturdaySpecial Non-working Holiday
2022SatApr 16Black SaturdaySpecial Non-working Holiday
2023SatApr 8Black SaturdaySpecial Non-working Holiday
2024SatMar 30Black SaturdaySpecial Non-working Holiday
2025SatApr 19Black SaturdaySpecial Non-working Holiday
2026SatApr 4Black SaturdaySpecial Non-working Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.