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New Year's Eve in Philippines

New Year’s Eve is one of the largest global celebrations because it marks the last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, December 31, before the New Year. Count down to the New Year no matter where you are in the world.

Is New Year's Eve a Public Holiday?

Even though New Year's Eve falls on Saturday, December 31, 2022, it is a working day. Most businesses follow regular opening hours in Philippines.

Many people celebrate New Year's Eve to bid farewell to the year that ends and to welcome the New Year.

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About New Year's Eve

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New Year's Eve Observances

Note: During special days, the principle of "no work, no pay" applies and on such other special days as may be proclaimed as such by the President or by Congress.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017SunDec 31New Year's EveSpecial Non-working Holiday
2018MonDec 31New Year's EveSpecial Non-working Holiday
2019TueDec 31New Year's EveSpecial Non-working Holiday
2020ThuDec 31New Year's EveSpecial Non-working Holiday
2021FriDec 31New Year's EveSpecial Working Public Holiday
2022SatDec 31New Year's EveSpecial Working Public Holiday
2023SunDec 31New Year's EveSpecial Non-working Holiday
2024TueDec 31New Year's EveSpecial Non-working Holiday
2025WedDec 31New Year's EveSpecial Non-working Holiday
2026ThuDec 31New Year's EveSpecial Non-working Holiday
2027FriDec 31New Year's EveSpecial Non-working Holiday

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