Mark your calendars! Keep a lookout for these dates if you're planning your catchups and days to explore new hobbies in the year ahead.

Travel may not be much of an option this year, but public holidays are always a good time to relax and rejuvenate, and simply spend time with friends and family. So if you're planning your catchups and days out as tourists in your country, here's a list of upcoming public holidays for the year to help you out.

List of 2021 public holidays 

Vietnam

  • Friday, 1 January - New Year's Day
  • Friday, 12 February to Wednesday, 17 February - Vietnamese New Year 
  • Wednesday, 21 April - Vietnamese Kings' Commemoration Day
  • Friday, 30 April - Reunification Day
  • Saturday, 1 May - Labour Day
  • Thursday, 2 September - Independence Day

Thailand

  • Friday, 1 January - New Year's Day
  • Friday, 26 February - Makha Bucha Day
  • Tuesday, 6 April - Chakri Day
  • Tuesday, 13 April to Thursday, 15 April - Songkran Festival
  • Saturday, 1 May - Labour Day
  • Tuesday, 4 May - Coronation Day
  • Wednesday, 26 May - Visakha Bucha Day 
  • Thursday, 3 June - Queen Suthida's Birthday
  • Saturday, 24 July - Asahna Bucha Day
  • Sunday, 25 July - Khao Phansa Day
  • Wednesday, 28 July - King Vajiralongkorn's Birthday
  • Thursday, 12 August - Her Majesty the Queen Mother's Birthday
  • Wednesday, 13 October - Passing of His Majesty the Late King
  • Saturday, 23 October - Chulalongkorn Memorial Day
  • Sunday, 5 December - His Majesty the Late King's Birthday
  • Friday, 10 December - Constitution Day
  • Friday, 31 December - New Year's Eve

Indonesia

  • Friday, 1 January - New Year's Day
  • Friday, 12 February - Chinese New Year
  • Thursday, 11 March - Isra Mi'raj
  • Sunday, 14 March - Nyepi
  • Friday, 2 April - Good Friday
  • Saturday, 1 May - Labour Day
  • Thursday, 13 May - Ascension Day of Jesus Christ
  • Wednesday, 12 May to Wednesday, 19 May - Hari Raya Idul Fitri Holidays
  • Wednesday, 26 May - Vesak Day
  • Tuesday, 1 June - Pancasila Day
  • Tuesday, 20 July - Idul Asha
  • Tuesday, 10 August - Islamic New Year
  • Tuesday, 17 August - Independence Day
  • Tuesday, 19 October - Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
  • Saturday, 25 December - Christmas Day

Philippines

  • Friday, 1 January - New Year's Day
  • Friday, 12 February - Chinese New Year
  • Thursday, 25 February - EDSA Revolution Anniversary
  • Thursday, 1 April - Maundy Thursday
  • Friday, 2 April - Good Friday
  • Saturday, 3 April - Holy Saturday
  • Friday, 9 April - The Day of Valor
  • Saturday, 1 May - Labour Day
  • Thursday, 13 May - Hari Raya Puasa
  • Saturday, 12 June - Independence Day
  • Tuesday, 20 July - Hari Raya Haji
  • Saturday, 21 August - Ninoy Aquino Day
  • Monday, 30 August - National Heroes' Day
  • Monday, 1 November - All Saints' Day
  • Tuesday, 2 November - All Souls' Day
  • Tuesday, 30 November - Bonifacio Day
  • Wednesday, 8 December - Feast of Immaculate Conception
  • Saturday, 25 December - Christmas Day
  • Thursday, 30 December - Rizal Day
  • Friday, 31 December - New Year's Eve

Singapore

  • Friday, 1 January - New Year's Day
  • Friday, 12 February to Saturday, 13 February - Chinese New Year
  • Friday, 2 April - Good Friday
  • Saturday, 1 May - Labour Day
  • Thursday, 13 May - Hari Raya Puasa
  • Wednesday, 26 May - Vesak Day
  • Tuesday, 20 July - Hari Raya Haji
  • Monday, 9 August - National Day
  • Thursday, 4 November - Deepavali
  • Saturday, 25 December - Christmas Day

Malaysia

  • Friday, 12 February to Saturday, 13 February - Chinese New Year
  • Saturday, 1 May - Labour Day
  • Thursday, 13 May to Friday, 14 May - Hari Raya Puasa
  • Wednesday, 26 May - Vesak Day
  • Monday, 7 June - Agong's Birthday
  • Tuesday, 20 July - Hari Raya Haji
  • Tuesday, 10 August - Islamic New Year
  • Tuesday, 31 August - National Day (Merdeka Day)
  • Thursday, 16 September - Malaysia Day
  • Tuesday, 19 October - Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
  • Thursday, 4 November - Deepavali
  • Saturday, 25 December - Christmas Day

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