Top events in Singapore

May
01

Singapore is a popular destination for shoppers throughout the year, but during the two months of the Great Singapore Sale there are more bargains...

May
27

Singapore loves to shop, especially during the 'GSS', which galvanises stores and malls citywide. From Orchard Road to Marina Bay and the suburbs...

June
25

Marking the end of Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting, this festival (also known as Hari Raya Puasa) is one of the year’s biggest events. In the...

Singapore Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on Sunday are observed the following Monday.

(a) Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given below are approximations. During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes Hari Raya Puasa (End of Ramadan), Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Some disruption may continue into Hari Raya Puasa itself. Hari Raya Puasa and Hari Raya Haji (Feast of Sacrifice) may last up to several days, depending on the region.

(b) Hindu festivals are declared according to local astronomical observations and it is not possible to forecast the date of their occurrence exactly.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
28
Chinese New Year
Start date:
28 January 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
10
Vesak Day (Buddha's Birthday)
Start date:
10 May 2017
June
25
Hari Raya Puasa (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
25 June 2017
August
09
National Day
Start date:
9 August 2017
September
01
Hari Raya Haji (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
1 September 2017
October
18
Deepavali (Festival of Lights)
Start date:
18 October 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017

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