Public holidays in Singapore 2014
It’s only April now but it never hurts to plan ahead—especially when it comes to holidays! Find out what long weekends are in store for you!
There are no changes in the usual celebration dates
- New Year’s Day: January 1 (Wednesday)
- Labour Day: May 1 (Thursday)
- National Day: August 9 (Saturday)
- Christmas Day: 25 December (Thursday)
But do take note of the following dates for public holidays in Singapore 2014:
- Chinese New Year: January 31 (Friday) and February 1 (Saturday)
- Good Friday: April 18 (Friday)
- Vesak Day: May 13 (Tuesday)
- Hari Raya Puasa: July 28 (Monday)
- Hari Raya Haji: October 5 (Saturday)
- Deepavali: October 23 (Thursday) subject to change to when the Indian Almanac is released
Click here to view the full list of public Holidays in Singapore 2014
Apparently, there are eight potential long weekends if you take four days of leave. During your days off or the long weekends, why not spend some quality time bonding with your children. Here are some ideas on what to do on public holidays in Singapore 2014.
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1. Escape and vacation abroad. Take a trip along with a few additional days off to explore a new country with your kids. Travel can be a very educational experience for the whole family—not to mention, tons of fun too! Oh yes, and you can also opt to take a trip without the kids to rekindle that spark in your marriage. Don’t feel guilty—you are totally entitled to a kid-free break.
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2. Staycation. Who says you have to leave Singapore fully relax on a public holiday? There are so many things you can do right here. Read the article below with things you can do in Singapore.
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3. Chill out at a park. Soak in the greenery and the sunshine. Pack your picnic basket to the brim and indulge in a gourmet picnic. Roller blade or bicycle your time away. There are so many parks you can visit in Singapore. Click on the article below for parks in Singapore.
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4. Food fest. This is idea is strictly not for those who are on a diet. For other foodies, spend the entire day or weekend restaurant and café hopping. Sample all kinds of cuisine and expose your kids’ limited palate to a variety of flavours. Yes, it can be an educational experience as well as an adventure.
5. Spend quality time nesting. There is no need to go out all the time. Why not make it a point to sleep in, relax, cook up a storm, have a movie marathon – all in the comfort of your own home.
Tell us what you will be doing for public holidays in Singapore 2014, so that other parents can get inspiration too.