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Singapore's Public Holidays 2024

Singapore Public Holidays 2024
A Complete Calendar for HR & Employees

Singapore's Public Holidays 2024

Are you yearning for a break from the routine? Ready to plan your vacations and create unforgettable memories? Look no further – Singapore's public holidays for 2024 are on the horizon. Get ready to pack your bags, book your tickets, and embark on exciting adventures with your loved ones.

In this guide, we'll provide you with everything you need to know about Singapore's public holidays in 2024. From official holidays and extended weekends to cultural celebrations and travel opportunities, we've got you covered. Let's dive into the details.

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How to Get in 2024 Public Holidays Singapore 10 Long Weekends

With these dates in mind, it's time to start planning your time off and make the most of these long weekends. Whether it's a family trip or simply a relaxing staycation, Singapore has plenty of opportunities to explore and enjoy.

Below is the plan of how you can take advantage of these public holidays in 2024:

Holiday Public Days Off Days to take Off Total Days Off
New Year’s Day 1st Jan, Monday 2nd Jan, Tuesday 30th Dec, Saturday
31st Dec, Sunday
1st Jan, Monday
2nd Jan, Tuesday
Chinese New Year 10th Feb, Saturday
11th Feb, Sunday
9th Feb, Friday
12th Feb, Monday
9th Feb, Friday
10th Feb, Saturday
11th Feb, Sunday
12th Feb, Monday
Good Friday 29th Mar, Friday 28th Mar, Thursday 28th Mar, Thursday
29th Mar, Friday
30th Mar, Saturday
31st Mar, Sunday
Hari Raya Puasa 10th Apr, Wednesday 11th Apr, Thursday
12th Apr, Friday
10th Apr, Wednesday
11th Apr, Thursday
12th Apr, Friday
13th Apr, Saturday
14th Apr, Sunday
Labour Day 1st May, Monday 2nd May, Thursday
3rd May, Friday
1st May, Wednesday
2nd May, Thursday
3rd May, Friday
4th May, Saturday
5th May, Sunday
Vesak Day 22nd May, Wednesday 23rd May, Thursday
24th May, Friday
22nd May, Wednesday
23rd May, Thursday
24th May, Friday
25th May, Saturday
26th May, Sunday
Hari Raya Haji 17th Jun, Monday 14th Jun, Friday 14th Jun, Friday
15th Jun, Saturday
16th Jun, Sunday
17th Jun, Monday
National Day 9th Aug, Friday 8th Aug, Thursday 8th Aug, Thursday
9th Aug, Friday
10th Aug, Saturday
11th Aug, Sunday
Deepavali 31st Oct, Thursday 1st Nov, Friday 31st Oct, Thursday
1st Nov, Friday
2nd Nov, Saturday
3rd Nov, Sunday
Christmas Day 25th Dec, Monday 23rd Dec, Monday
24th Dec, Tuesday
21st Dec, Saturday
22nd Dec, Sunday
23rd Dec, Monday
24th Dec, Tuesday
25th Dec, Wednesday
Get Ready to Celebrate

Holidays Calendar 2023

New Year's Day
January 1, 2024

Chinese New Year
January 24, 2024 to January 25, 2024

Good Friday
April 19, 2024

Hari Raya Puasa
March 13, 2024

Labour Day
May 1, 2024

Vesak Day
May 11, 2024

Hari Raya Haji
June 17, 2024

National Day
August 9, 2024

October 30, 2024

Christmas Day
December 25, 2024

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Comprehensive MOM Public Holidays 2023

These are the 10 public holidays that are recognized by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in Singapore for the year 2023. If you're an employee in Singapore, it's important to know your entitlements when it comes to public holidays.

As an employee in Singapore, you're entitled to the following when it comes to public holidays.

Paid Day Off

Paid Day Off

If the public holiday falls on your working day, you're entitled to a paid day off. This means that you'll receive your usual salary for the day, even if you don't work.

Planning Your Year Around Public Holidays 2024

Here are some tips to have leisure activities or adventurous vacations!

With the public holiday dates in mind, it’s wise to plan your exciting vacations well in advance. This ensures you get the best deals on flights and accommodations.

Budgeting for the holidays can help you manage your finances effectively. Allocate funds for gifts, travel, and entertainment so you can enjoy the excessive vacation days without financial stress.

Singapore’s diverse culture means there are various cultural festivals celebrated during these favourite times of the year. Take the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture by attending these festivals.

Use the holidays as a chance to explore Singapore’s culinary scene. Try traditional dishes specific to each festival, and you’ll discover a world of flavors.

Holidays are the perfect time to strengthen bonds with family and friends. Plan gatherings and activities that allow you to spend quality time with your loved ones.


To plan your vacations effectively, start by booking your travel and accommodations well in advance to secure the best deals. Additionally, create a budget for your holiday expenses and explore local festivals and cuisine to make the most of your time in Singapore.

People Central’s AI HRMS & Payroll Software Solution streamlines leave management, automates payroll processing, provides real-time workforce insights, and enhances employee engagement, making it easier for you to manage your work commitments during holidays.

Singapore will celebrate various cultural festivals in 2024, including Chinese New Year, Hari Raya Puasa, Vesak Day, Deepavali, and Christmas, each offering unique cultural experiences and traditions during these exciting times.nage your work commitments during holidays.

You can strengthen bonds with loved ones by planning gatherings and activities that allow you to spend quality of ample time together. Exploring local festivals and cuisines is also a great way to create memorable experiences with family and friends on holiday weekends.

Yes, Singapore public holidays are paid time off for employees who are eligible.

Most public holiday dates in Singapore are fixed, but some, like Chinese New Year and Hari Raya Puasa, are based on the lunar calendar and can shift.

Employers in Singapore are required to provide paid time off for employees on public holidays. If an employee works on a public holiday, they are entitled to additional pay or a day off in lieu.

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