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NATIONAL HEROES DAY

When is National Heroes Day in 2021?

National Heroes Day in 2021 is on the Monday, 30th of Aug (8/30/2021).

National Heroes Day is on the 242st day of 2021. There are 123 days left in the year.

National Heroes Day Facts

  • Date: Aug 30, 2021
  • National
  • Also Called:
  • Celebrations: Parades
National Heroes Day iImage Credit: CIA World Factbook

National Heroes' Day is a national holiday of Philippines, celebrated to pay homage to the National Heroes of the country. Every year this day falls on the fourth Monday of August.

Initially National Heroes' day was celebrated on 30th of November as it was the birthday of Andres Bonifacio, founder of the Katipunan. Later this day moves to the fourth Monday of August, to pay tribute to all other known or unknown men and women who sacrificed their lives for Philippine freedom.

Philippines achieved its identity due to the noble deeds made by numbers of people, known as National Heroes. People of Philippines celebrate this day with a great enthusiasm. This is a perfect day to remember the life and work of all these great people.

National Heroes Day Observances

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Sun
  • Aug 30, 2009
  • National Heroes' Day
  • Mon
  • Aug 30, 2010
  • National Heroes' Day
  • Sun
  • Aug 28, 2011
  • National Heroes' Day
  • Mon
  • Aug 29, 2011
  • National Heroes' Day Holiday
  • Sun
  • Aug 26, 2012
  • National Heroes' Day
  • Mon
  • Aug 27, 2012
  • National Heroes' Day Holiday
  • Mon
  • Aug 26, 2013
  • Tue
  • Aug 26, 2014
  • Mon
  • Aug 31, 2015
  • Sun
  • Aug 28, 2016
  • Sun
  • Aug 27, 2017
  • Mon
  • Aug 27, 2018
  • Mon
  • Aug 26, 2019
  • Mon
  • Aug 31, 2020

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Philippines in 2020

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
WednesdayWedJan 01, 2020Jan 01New Year's Day
SaturdaySatJan 25, 2020Jan 25Chinese New Year
ThursdayThuApr 09, 2020Apr 09Maundy Thursday
ThursdayThuApr 09, 2020Apr 09Araw ng Kagitingan
FridayFriApr 10, 2020Apr 10Good Friday
FridayFriMay 01, 2020May 01Labor Day
SundaySunMay 24, 2020May 24Eid Ul Fitr
FridayFriJun 12, 2020Jun 12Independence Day
FridayFriJul 31, 2020Jul 31Eid ul-Adha
FridayFriAug 21, 2020Aug 21Ninoy Aquino Day
MondayMonAug 31, 2020Aug 31National Heroes' Day
ThursdayThuOct 29, 2020Oct 29Milad un Nabi
SundaySunNov 01, 2020Nov 01All Saints' Day
MondayMonNov 30, 2020Nov 30Bonifacio Day
FridayFriDec 25, 2020Dec 25Christmas Day
WednesdayWedDec 30, 2020Dec 30Rizal Day
ThursdayThuDec 31, 2020Dec 31New Year's Eve