It is important to be aware of public holidays and school holidays for several reasons. Firstly, holidays provide a well-deserved break for students in Singapore, allowing them to recharge, relax, and engage in activities outside of their academic pursuits. These breaks are essential for maintaining a healthy work-life balance and preventing burnout among students.
Secondly, school holidays also impact families and the community as a whole. Many parents plan their overseas vacations or family activities in Singapore during school holidays to spend quality time with their children. Being aware of school holidays helps in coordinating family schedules and making necessary arrangements in advance.
Moreover, holidays often coincide with popular travel periods, and many tourist destinations experience a surge in visitors during these times. Being aware of holidays period allows individuals to plan their trips accordingly, ensuring a smoother and more enjoyable travel experience.
Public Holidays 2024 in Singapore
Singapore has a diverse calendar of public holidays that reflect its multicultural society and rich heritage. These public holidays hold great significance and are celebrated throughout the nation.
Below are the confirmed public holidays in 2024:
|Public Holidays 2024||Date|
|New Year’s Day||1 January 2024 (Monday)|
|Chinese New Year||10 February 2024 – 12 February 2024 (Saturday – Monday)|
|Good Friday||29 March 2024 (Friday)|
|Hari Raya Puasa||10 April 2024 (Wednesday)|
|Labour Day||1 May 2024 (Wednesday)|
|Vesak Day||22 May 2024 (Wednesday)|
|Hari Raya Haji||17 June 2024 (Monday)|
|National Day||9 August 2024 (Friday)|
|Deepavali||31 October 2024 (Thursday)|
|Christmas Day||25 December 2024 (Wednesday)|
School Holidays 2024 in Singapore
Below are confirmed and official dates for the school holidays in Singapore in 2024, released by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
|School Holidays 2024||Date|
|Term 1 School Holidays (Primary, Secondary, JC, MI)||9 March 2024 – 17 March 2024|
|Term 2 School Holidays (Primary, Secondary, JC, MI)||25 May 2024 – 23 June 2024|
|Term 3 School Holidays (Primary, Secondary, JC, MI)||31 August 2024 – 8 September 2024|
|Term 4 School Holidays (Primary, Secondary)||16 November 2024 – 31 December 2024|
|Term 4 School Holidays (JC1, MI1, MI2)||23 November 2024 – 31 December 2024|
|Term 4 School Holidays (JC2, MI3)||30 November 2024 – 31 December 2024|
|Youth Day||30 June 2024 – 1 July 2024|
|Teachers’ Day||30 August 2024|
|Children’s Day||4 October 2024|