Public Holidays

Public holidays in Singapore 2021-2025

Singapore is a multinational and multicultural metropolis. And that's exactly what the local holidays look like. There are 3 general, 2 Chinese, 2 Islamic, 2 Christian and 1 Buddhist public holiday. There are certainly other holidays celebrated within the respective communities, but they are usually not free of work.

The Chinese New Year is based on the Chinese lunisolar calendar, which is somewhat shorter than our Gregorian calendar. The Islamic holidays are also calculated according to a calendar aligned to the moon, but are again somewhat different.

By the way: If a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is declared a non-working day instead.

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Non-movable holidays

Non-statutory holidays are written in gray.

New Year's DayJan, 1st
Labor DayMay, 1st
Independence DayAug, 9th
Christmas EveDec, 24th
Christmas DayDec, 25th
Boxing DayDec, 26th
New Year's EveDec, 31st

Moving Holidays in Singapore

Chinese New Years FestivalFeb, 12thFeb, 1stJan, 22ndFeb, 10thJan, 29th
2nd day in Chinese New YearFeb, 13thFeb, 2ndJan, 23rdFeb, 11thJan, 30th
Good FridayApr, 2ndApr, 15thApr, 7thMar, 29thApr, 18th
Easter SundayApr, 4thApr, 17thApr, 9thMar, 31stApr, 20th
Easter MondayApr, 5thApr, 18thApr, 10thApr, 1stApr, 21st
Mother's DayMay, 9thMay, 8thMay, 14thMay, 12thMay, 11th
Festival of breaking the fastMay, 12thMay, 2ndApr, 21stApr, 9thMar, 30th
Vesakh (Buddhist holiday)May, 26thMay, 16thMay, 6thMay, 23rdMay, 12th
Father's DayJun, 20thJun, 19thJun, 18thJun, 16thJun, 15th
Festival of SacrificeJul, 19thJul, 9thJun, 28thJun, 16thJun, 6th
Diwali (Hindu festival of lights)Nov, 3rdOct, 23rdNov, 11thOct, 31stOct, 20th