Singapore Public Holidays

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A public holiday, national holiday or legal holiday is a holiday generally established by law and is usually a non-working day during the year. This page contains public holidays sorted by years. Holiday dates may be change from time to time, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national holidays and short description of each holiday.
  • National Public Holidays in Singapore are governed under Employment Act and enforced by The Ministry of Manpower.
  • All employee entitled a paid day off for all national public holidays.
  • For employee work on Public Holiday, they will receive double of their pay for every hour worked.
  • The Ministry of Manpower will release official holiday dates end of each year for the following year.
  • Most of Singapore public holiday celebrated based on Muslim, Hindu, Christian and Chinese religious beliefs
  • If a holiday falls on a Sunday, the following workday will be a public holiday.
  • If it falls on a Saturday, there will be no holiday-in-lieu.


1 JanSunNew Year's Day - First day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar
2 JanMonNew Year's Day Holiday - Public Holiday as New Year's Day falls on a Sunday
28 JanSatChinese New Year - 1st day of 1st lunar month of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. Usually occurs in late January or early February; the most important Chinese traditional holidays
29 JanSunChinese New Year Holiday - 2nd day of Chinese Lunar New Year
30 JanMonChinese New Year Holiday - 3rd day of Chinese Lunar New Year
14 AprFriGood Friday - Is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary
1 MayMonLabour Day - Similar to Labor Day celebrated worldwide. Annual holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers
10 MayWedVesak Day (Birth of Buddha) - Commemorates the birth, enlightenment (Buddhahood), and death (Parinirvāna) of Gautama Buddha in the Theravada or southern tradition
25 JunSunHari Raya Puasa - Is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan
26 JunMonHari Raya Puasa - Replacement holiday as first day falls on a weekend
9 AugWedNational Day - Is celebrated every year on August 9, in commemoration of the Singapore's independence from Malaysia in the year 1965
1 SeptFriHari Raya Haji - Feast of the Sacrifice. Commemorates Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son. Date varies on Lunar cycle
18 OctWedDeepavali (Dewali) - Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year in autumn in the northern hemisphere (spring in southern hemisphere)
25 DecMonChristmas Day - Festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ

1 JanWedNew Year's Day
31 JanFriChinese New Year
1 FebSatChinese New Year 2nd Day
18 AprFriGood Friday
1 MayThursLabour Day
13 MayTueVesak Day
28 JulMonHari Raya Puasa
9 AugSatNational Day
5 OctSunHari Raya Haji
6 OctMonHari Raya Haji - Observed
22 OctWedDeepavali
25 DecThursChristmas Day

1 JanThursNew Year's Day
19 FebThursChinese New Year
20 FebFriChinese New Year 2nd Day
3 AprFriGood Friday
1 MayFriLabour Day
1 JunMonVesak Day
17 JulFriHari Raya Puasa
7 AugFriSG50 Public Holiday
9 AugSunNational Day
10 AugMonNational Day - Replacement Day
24 SeptThursHari Raya Haji
10 NovTuesDeepavali
25 DecFriChristmas Day

1 JanFriNew Year's Day
8 FebMonChinese New Year
9 FebTueChinese New Year 2nd Day
25 MarFriGood Friday
1 MaySunLabour Day
2 MayMonLabour Day - Observed
21 MaySatVesak Day
6 JulWedHari Raya Puasa
9 AugTueNational Day
12 SeptMonHari Raya Haji
29 OctSatDeepavali
25 DecSunChristmas Day
26 DecMonChristmas Day - Observed

1 JanMonNew Year's Day
16 FebFriChinese New Year (1st day of Chinese Lunar New Year)
17 FebSatChinese New Year (2nd day of Chinese Lunar New Year)
30 MarFriGood Friday
1 MayTueLabour Day
29 MayTueVesak Day (Birth of Buddha)
15 JunFriHari Raya Puasa
9 AugThursNational Day
21 AugTueHari Raya Haji (Feast of the sacrifice)
7 NovWedDeepavali (Dewali)
25 DecTueChristmas Day

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