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Maulid un-Nabi in Philippines

Sunni Muslims observe the Prophet Muhammed's (also known as Mohammed or Muhammad) birthday on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi' al-awwal, while Shi'a Muslims mark it on the 17th of this month. Muhammed is believed to be the last prophet.

Is Maulid un-Nabi a Public Holiday?

Maulid un-Nabi is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2019 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.


The Prophet Muhammed was born in Mecca, a city in Saudi Arabia that is revered as holy by Muslims.


About Maulid un-Nabi

Read more about Maulid un-Nabi.

Maulid un-Nabi Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatJan 3Maulid un-NabiCommon local holiday
2015ThuDec 24Maulid un-NabiCommon local holiday
2016MonDec 12Maulid un-NabiCommon local holiday
2017FriDec 1Maulid un-NabiCommon local holiday
2018WedNov 21Maulid un-NabiCommon local holiday
2019SunNov 10Maulid un-NabiCommon local holiday
2020ThuOct 29Maulid un-NabiCommon local holiday
2021TueOct 19Maulid un-NabiCommon local holiday
2022SatOct 8Maulid un-NabiCommon local holiday
2023WedSep 27Maulid un-NabiCommon local holiday
2024MonSep 16Maulid un-NabiCommon local holiday
2025FriSep 5Maulid un-NabiCommon local holiday

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