Who doesn’t love some time off? Get set to enter your happy place: we present all the public holiday dates for 2022 so you can ace your breaks and maximise your annual leave!
Oh long weekends, how we love thee. There’s (almost) nothing better than an extended break from work so we can enjoy all that fabulous family time and keep the weekend vibes going. And since short weekend breaks overseas are are a little too hard for the foreseeable future, we’re all over the staycation options in Singapore and the longer family trips to VTL destinations. So that’s why we need this complete list of all the 2022 public holidays in Singapore! Ready, set, plan!
All the 2022 public holidays, plus how to make the most of ‘em
2022 public holidays in Singapore
Saturday, 1 January 2022: New Year’s Day
Tuesday, 1 February 2022 & Wednesday, 2 February 2022: Chinese New Year
#MumHack: book off Monday 31 January for five days off!
Friday, 15 April 2022: Good Friday
Sunday, 1 May: Labour Day
*Psst – if a rest day falls on a Sunday, the following Monday (AKA 2nd May) will be a public holiday in-lieu!
Tuesday, 3 May 2022: Hari Raya Puasa
#MumHack: book off Monday 2 May for four days off!
Sunday, 15 May 2022: Vesak Day
*Psst – if a rest day falls on a Sunday, the following Monday (AKA 16th May) will be a public holiday in-lieu!
Sunday, 10 July 2022: Hari Raya Haji
*Psst – if a rest day falls on a Sunday, the following Monday (AKA 11th July) will be a public holiday in-lieu!
Tuesday, 9 August 2022: National Day
#MumHack: book off Monday 8 August for a wow-inducing four days’ leave!
Monday, 24 October 2022: Deepavali
#MumHack: book Friday, 21 October off for a four-day weekend!
Sunday, 25 December 2022: Christmas Day
And whatever you do, don’t forget these important holiday dates, either:
They aren’t all recognised as days off, but while you’ve got the diary out, make a note of these annual holidays and special calendar dates so you won’t be caught out with last-minute gift dramas…
Important calendar dates and holidays for 2022
Sunday, 8 May 2022: Mother’s Day
Sunday, 19 June 2022: Father’s Day
Friday, 2 September 2022: Teacher’s Day
Friday, 7 October 2022: Children’s Day
Sunday, 27 November 2022: National Grandparents’ Day
Also, check out our handy chart of school holiday dates so you know when term ends and starts. Be sure to check individual school websites for exact dates, as holidays vary (and some schools throw in some extra days off for good measure, too!). And do keep an eye on MOM’s official list of public holidays as some dates may be subject to change.
Inspo for what to do with all that time off…
You’ll want to be prepared with all the VTL announcements coming in, right? So check out our in-depth guides to travelling to some of the world’s best destinations for kids.
- Family city breaks
- Trips Down Under
- One-flight island getaways
- Asia’s best hotel kids’ clubs
- Tips for flying with kids (including doing it solo)
- Travel games & gadgets for kids
- What snacks to pack
- How to avoid excess baggage costs
- Best travel cots
- Lightweight strollers
- Family-friendly airlines.
- Visa guide to bring your helper along on a holiday
So here’s to a year of fantastic plans, all thanks to the 2022 public holidays in Singapore!
*emails boss immediately*
Top image: Cotton Bro via Pexels