As the new year approaches, it’s time to start planning your escapes! Get ready for a year full of adventure with a whopping 13 long weekends in 2024.
This time, most festivals conveniently fall on weekdays, allowing you to make the most of extended breaks.
Check out the list below and mark your calendars for a year filled with travel and quality time with family and friends.
Long Weekend List 2024:
1. First Long Weekend of January:
Sunday, December 31, 2023
Monday, January 1, 2024: New Year’s Day
Tuesday, January 2: Take a day off
Enjoy a 4-day holiday from Saturday to Tuesday.
2. Second Long Weekend of January:
Saturday, January 13: Lohri
Sunday, January 14
Monday, January 15: Pongal
Relish a 3-day weekend to kick off the year.
3. Third Long Weekend of January:
Friday, January 26: Republic Day
Saturday, January 27
Sunday, January 28
Delight in a 3-day long weekend.
Long Weekend in March 2024:
4. Friday, March 8: Mahashivratri
Saturday, March 9
Sunday, March 10
Plan your travel and enjoy a 3-day vacation.
5. Saturday, March 23
Sunday, March 24
Monday, March 25: Holi
6. Friday, March 29: Good Friday
Saturday, March 30
Sunday, March 31: Easter
Long Weekend in May 2024:
7. Thursday, May 23: Buddha Purnima
Friday, May 24: Take a day off
Saturday, May 25
Sunday, May 26
Just take a day off and savor a 4-day escape.
Long Weekend in June 2024:
8. Saturday, June 15
Sunday, June 16
Monday, June 17: Bakrid
Long Weekend in August 2024:
9. Thursday, August 15: Independence Day and Parsi New Year
Friday, August 16: Take a day off
Saturday, August 17
Sunday, August 18
Monday, August 19: Raksha Bandhan (Limited)
Taking a holiday on Friday, August 16, grants you a 5-day weekend.
10. Saturday, August 24
Sunday, August 25
Monday, August 26: Janmashtami
Long Weekend in September 2024:
11. Thursday, September 5: Onam (Limited)
Friday, September 6: Take a day off
Saturday, September 7: Ganesh Chaturthi
Sunday, September 8
Long Weekend in October 2024:
12. Friday, October 11: Mahanavami
Saturday, October 12: Dussehra
Sunday, October 13
Long Weekend in November 2024:
13. Friday, November 1: Diwali
Saturday, November 2
Sunday, November 3: Bhai Dooj
Start planning now for a year filled with extended weekends and memorable getaways!