There will be six long weekends (with holidays either falling on a Friday or Monday) for Singaporeans in 2016.

Get your new calendars ready and mark these dates down!

singapore public holidays  2016

Source: Ministry of Manpower

Public holidays which fall on a Friday:

  • New Year’s Day (Jan 1)
  • Good Friday (Mar 25)

Public holidays which fall on a Monday:

  • First day of Chinese New Year (Feb 8)
  • Hari Raya Haji (Sep 12)
  • *Labour Day (May 1)
  • *Christmas Day (Dec 25)

*These two holidays fall on a Sunday, so the following Monday will be a public holiday

Here’s a visual guide to help you plan your weekend getaways in 2016!

Semester 1
Between Terms 1 and 2Saturday 12 March to Sunday 20 March
Between Semesters 1 and 2Saturday 28 May to Sunday 26 June


Semester 2
Between Terms 3 and 4Saturday 3 September to Sunday 11 September
At the End of School YearSaturday 19 November to Saturday 31 December