Top events in Singapore

January
31

Parades, lion dances and temple worshipping to celebrate the lunar new year, one of the most eagerly anticipated events of the year. Symbolically...

February
06

Enjoy Chinese dance, opera and arts from local and international groups, which forms a key part of the Singapore’s Chinese New Year festivities....

February
10

The biggest event of the year, and not just for the city’s Chinese majority – as it is marked by a two-day public holiday....

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.

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
February
19
Chinese New Year
Start date:
19 February 2015

First and second days of Lunar New Year are public holidays. If the first or second day falls on a Sunday, the third day is a public holiday.

April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
June
01
Vesak Day (Buddha's Birthday)
Start date:
1 June 2015
July
18
Hari Raya Puasa (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
18 July 2015
August
09
National Day
Start date:
9 August 2015
September
23
Hari Raya Haji (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
23 September 2015
November
11
Deepavali (Festival of Lights)
Start date:
11 November 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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