Enjoy 13 Long Weekends in 2024 with Strategic Holiday Planning (Check List)

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.

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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:

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1. First Long Weekend of January:

Sunday, December 31, 2023

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Monday, January 1, 2024: New Year’s Day

Tuesday, January 2: Take a day off

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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.

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3. Third Long Weekend of January:

Friday, January 26: Republic Day

Saturday, January 27

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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!


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