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LIST: August 2023 Holidays in the Philippines



list august 2023 holidays in the philippines



August is coming up soon, and there are quite a few holidays for the Philippines to take a rest day to celebrate or just enjoy the day of not having to work. This article will show you the list of August 2023 holidays that you can enjoy and think about what to do on that day.

Pursuant to Proclamation No. 90 signed by President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. in November 2022, the following is the official list of holidays in August 2023:

Regular Holidays

  • August 28, 2023 – National Heroes Day

Special (Non-Working) Holidays

  • August 21, 2023 – Ninoy Aquino Day

Is August 1, 2023, a holiday in the Philippines?

Through Proclamation No. 287, Tuesday, August 1, 2023 is officially declared a special (non-working) day in the municipality of Kawit, Province of Cavite.

“Whereas, it is but fitting and proper that the people of the Municipality of Kawit be given full opportunity to participate in the occasion and enjoy the celebration;”



See the official post of the Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines below:

Is August 3, 2023, a holiday in the Philippines?

According to the Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines Facebook Page, the date on Thursday, August 3, 2023 is a special (non-working) day for those in the city of Tacurong Province of Sultan Kudarat.

Under Proclamation No. 290, it was declared that it would be a holiday for the city of Tacurong, stating, “whereas, on 03 August 2023, Thursday, the City of Tacurong, Province of Sultan Kudarat, will mark the celebration of its 72nd Founding Anniversary; whereas, it is but fitting and proper that the people of the City of Tacurong be given full opportunity to participate in the occasion and enjoy the celebration.”

See the official post of the Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines below:



Is August 19, 2023, a holiday in the Philippines?

Proclamation No. 296 posted on the Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines Facebook Page shows that August 19, 2023, is an official special (non-working) day in the municipality of Angono, Province of Rizal.

As is stated in Proclamation No. 296, “On 19 August 2023, Saturday, the Municipality of Angono, Province of Rizal will mark the signing of its independence as a municipality from the Municipality of Binangonan, Rizal; where it is but fitting and proper that the people of the Municipality of Angono be given full opportunity to participate in the occasion and enjoy the celebration.” – WhatALife!

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Also read: House of Representatives Approves August 1 Special Working Holiday Bill



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