Holidays in Singapore 2024

There are 11 public holidays in Singapore in 2024, two of which fall on weekends.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2024, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year, observed on February 10 and February 11, 2024, is the most important time for the family union. Hundreds of thousands of people who work outside will go back to their hometowns to meet families and friends.

Good Friday
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed on Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday, March 29, 2024.

Hari Raya Puasa
This is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide celebrating the end of a month of fasting. The holiday falls on the first day of Syawal, the 10th month of the Islamic calendar. The holiday falls on April 10, 2024.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2024, and it celebrates the achievements of workers. The holiday originates in the eight-hour day movement, which is eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.

Vesak Day
Vesak Day, observed on May 22, 2024, commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and passing away of Gautama Buddha, the religious leader from Ancient India. He was the founder of the world religion of Buddhism.

Hari Raya Haji
Hari Raya Haji, or Eid al-Adha, is an important Muslim festival. The holiday falls on June 17, 2024, and it honors the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God's command.

National Day
National Day in Singapore is a public holiday observed on August 9, 2024. The holiday commemorates Singapore's independence from Malaysia on August 9, 1965. In 1966, Singapore had its first big celebrations on August 9, National Day. The National Day celebrations normally involve National Day Parade and fireworks.

Deepavali or Diwali, observed on November 1, 2024, is the festival of lights in India and usually lasts five days. People light rows of lamps inside and outside their homes for the holiday, representing the triumph of light over dark and the power of good over evil.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2024, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.

The following is the list of public holidays in Singapore 2024.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Chinese New YearFeb 10, 2024SaturdayPublic Holiday
Chinese New Year HolidayFeb 11, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
Chinese New Year HolidayFeb 12, 2024MondayObserved
Good FridayMar 29, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Hari Raya PuasaApr 10, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Vesak DayMay 22, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Hari Raya HajiJun 17, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
National DayAug 09, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
DeepavaliNov 01, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Singapore in 2024.

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