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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
  • Mon
  • Aug 30, 2021

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Philippines in 2021

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01New Year's Day
FridayFriFeb 12, 2021Feb 12Chinese New Year
FridayFriApr 02, 2021Apr 02Good Friday
FridayFriApr 09, 2021Apr 09Maundy Thursday
FridayFriApr 09, 2021Apr 09Araw ng Kagitingan
SaturdaySatMay 01, 2021May 01Labor Day
ThursdayThuMay 13, 2021May 13Eid Ul Fitr
SaturdaySatJun 12, 2021Jun 12Independence Day
TuesdayTueJul 20, 2021Jul 20Eid ul-Adha
SaturdaySatAug 21, 2021Aug 21Ninoy Aquino Day
MondayMonAug 30, 2021Aug 30National Heroes' Day
TuesdayTueOct 19, 2021Oct 19Milad un Nabi
MondayMonNov 01, 2021Nov 01All Saints' Day
TuesdayTueNov 30, 2021Nov 30Bonifacio Day
SaturdaySatDec 25, 2021Dec 25Christmas Day
ThursdayThuDec 30, 2021Dec 30Rizal Day
FridayFriDec 31, 2021Dec 31New Year's Eve