Before heading on to 2011, Malacañang released the official list of 2011 Philippine Holidays.
President Benigno S. Aquino III signed the Proclamation No. 84 (Declaring the Regular Holidays, Special (Non-working) Days, and Special Holiday (For All Schools) for the Year 2011.
The Regular Holidays of the Philippines in 2011 are as follows:
- New Year’s Day – January 1 (Saturday)
- Araw ng Kagitingan – April 9 (Saturday)
- Maundy Thursday – April 21
- Good Friday – April 22
- Labor Day – May 1 (Sunday)
- Independence Day – June 12 (Sunday)
- National Heroes Day – August 29 (Last Monday of August)
- Bonifacio Day – November 30 (Wednesday)
- Christmas Day – December 25 (Sunday)
- Rizal Day – December 30 (Friday)
The following days are Special Non-Working Days of the Philippines in 2011:
- Ninoy Aquino Day – August 21 (Sunday)
- All Saints Day – November 1 (Tuesday)
- Last Day of the Year – December 31 (Saturday)
The Special Holiday of the Philippines in 2011 (for all schools):
- EDSA Revolution Anniversary – February 25 (Friday)
Provisions for the national holidays are also proclaimed alongside the observance of the following:
- Eid’l Fitr
- Eidul Adha
However, the exact dates for Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha are still to be determined based on the Islamic calendar.