Public holidays and observances in Malaysia

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Monday New Year's Day observed Public Holiday
January 14 Saturday Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar Common Local holiday
January 22 Sunday Chinese Lunar New Year's Day National holiday
January 23 Monday Second day of Chinese Lunar New Year National holiday
February 1 Wednesday Federal Territory Day Bank holiday
February 14 Tuesday Valentine's Day Observance
February 18 Saturday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
March 4 Saturday Anniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu Common Local holiday
March 21 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 23 Thursday Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Common Local holiday
March 23 Thursday Ramadan begins Muslim holiday
April 7 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 8 Saturday Nuzul Al-Quran Common Local holiday
April 9 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 15 Saturday Declaration of Malacca as Historical City Common Local holiday
April 22 Saturday Hari Raya Puasa National holiday
April 23 Sunday Hari Raya Puasa Day 2 Federal Public Holiday
April 26 Wednesday Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu Common Local holiday
May 1 Monday Labour Day National holiday
May 7 Sunday Pahang State Holiday Common Local holiday
May 8 Monday Pahang State Holiday observed Common Local holiday
May 30 Tuesday Harvest Festival Common Local holiday
May 31 Wednesday Harvest Festival Day 2 Common Local holiday
June 1 Thursday Gawai Dayak Common Local holiday
June 2 Friday Gawai Dayak Holiday Common Local holiday
June 3 Saturday The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday Federal Public Holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
June 29 Thursday Hari Raya Haji Federal Public Holiday
June 30 Friday Hari Raya Haji (Day 2) Common Local holiday
July 7 Friday George Town World Heritage City Day Local holiday
July 8 Saturday Penang Governor's Birthday Common Local holiday
July 17 Monday Birthday of the Raja of Perlis Local holiday
July 19 Wednesday Muharram/New Year Muslim holiday
July 22 Saturday Sarawak Independence Day Common Local holiday
August 23 Wednesday Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day Common Local holiday
August 31 Thursday Malaysia's National Day Federal Public Holiday
September 16 Saturday Malaysia Day Federal Public Holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
September 27 Wednesday The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday Public Holiday
October 7 Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Common Local holiday
October 13 Friday Birthday of the Governor of Malacca Common Local holiday
October 14 Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Common Local holiday
October 24 Tuesday Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Common Local holiday
November 3 Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Common Local holiday
November 11 Saturday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Common Local holiday
November 12 Sunday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2) Common Local holiday
December 11 Monday Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor Common Local holiday
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Sunday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Sunday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2024

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
January 14 Sunday Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar Common Local holiday
January 15 Monday Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar observed Common Local holiday
February 1 Thursday Federal Territory Day Bank holiday
February 7 Wednesday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
February 10 Saturday Chinese Lunar New Year's Day National holiday
February 11 Sunday Second day of Chinese Lunar New Year National holiday
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 4 Monday Anniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu Common Local holiday
March 11 Monday Ramadan begins Muslim holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 23 Saturday Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Common Local holiday
March 27 Wednesday Nuzul Al-Quran Common Local holiday
March 29 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 31 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 10 Wednesday Hari Raya Puasa National holiday
April 11 Thursday Hari Raya Puasa Day 2 Federal Public Holiday
April 15 Monday Declaration of Malacca as Historical City Common Local holiday
April 26 Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu Common Local holiday
May 1 Wednesday Labour Day National holiday
May 7 Tuesday Pahang State Holiday Common Local holiday
May 30 Thursday Harvest Festival Common Local holiday
May 31 Friday Harvest Festival Day 2 Common Local holiday
June 1 Saturday Gawai Dayak Common Local holiday
June 1 Saturday The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday Federal Public Holiday
June 2 Sunday Gawai Dayak Holiday Common Local holiday
June 3 Monday Gawai Dayak Holiday observed Common Local holiday
June 17 Monday Hari Raya Haji Federal Public Holiday
June 18 Tuesday Hari Raya Haji (Day 2) Common Local holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 7 Sunday George Town World Heritage City Day Local holiday
July 8 Monday Muharram/New Year Muslim holiday
July 13 Saturday Penang Governor's Birthday Common Local holiday
July 17 Wednesday Birthday of the Raja of Perlis Local holiday
July 22 Monday Sarawak Independence Day Common Local holiday
August 12 Monday Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day Common Local holiday
August 31 Saturday Malaysia's National Day Federal Public Holiday
September 16 Monday Malaysia Day Federal Public Holiday
September 16 Monday The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday Public Holiday
September 22 Sunday September equinox Season
October 5 Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Common Local holiday
October 11 Friday Birthday of the Governor of Malacca Common Local holiday
October 12 Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Common Local holiday
October 24 Thursday Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Common Local holiday
November 1 Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Common Local holiday
November 11 Monday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Common Local holiday
November 12 Tuesday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2) Common Local holiday
December 11 Wednesday Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor Common Local holiday
December 21 Saturday December Solstice Season
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2025

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 14 Tuesday Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar Common Local holiday
January 27 Monday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
January 29 Wednesday Chinese Lunar New Year's Day National holiday
January 30 Thursday Second day of Chinese Lunar New Year National holiday
February 1 Saturday Federal Territory Day Bank holiday
February 14 Friday Valentine's Day Observance
March 1 Saturday Ramadan begins Muslim holiday
March 4 Tuesday Anniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu Common Local holiday
March 17 Monday Nuzul Al-Quran Common Local holiday
March 20 Thursday March equinox Season
March 23 Sunday Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Common Local holiday
March 31 Monday Hari Raya Puasa National holiday
April 1 Tuesday Hari Raya Puasa Day 2 Federal Public Holiday
April 15 Tuesday Declaration of Malacca as Historical City Common Local holiday
April 18 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 20 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 26 Saturday Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu Common Local holiday
May 1 Thursday Labour Day National holiday
May 7 Wednesday Pahang State Holiday Common Local holiday
May 30 Friday Harvest Festival Common Local holiday
May 31 Saturday Harvest Festival Day 2 Common Local holiday
June 1 Sunday Gawai Dayak Common Local holiday
June 2 Monday Gawai Dayak Holiday Common Local holiday
June 2 Monday Gawai Dayak observed Common Local holiday
June 7 Saturday The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday Federal Public Holiday
June 7 Saturday Hari Raya Haji Federal Public Holiday
June 8 Sunday Hari Raya Haji (Day 2) Common Local holiday
June 21 Saturday June Solstice Season
June 27 Friday Muharram/New Year Muslim holiday
July 7 Monday George Town World Heritage City Day Local holiday
July 12 Saturday Penang Governor's Birthday Common Local holiday
July 17 Thursday Birthday of the Raja of Perlis Local holiday
July 22 Tuesday Sarawak Independence Day Common Local holiday
August 1 Friday Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day Common Local holiday
August 31 Sunday Malaysia's National Day Federal Public Holiday
September 1 Monday Malaysia's National Day observed Federal Public Holiday
September 5 Friday The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday Public Holiday
September 16 Tuesday Malaysia Day Federal Public Holiday
September 23 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 4 Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Common Local holiday
October 10 Friday Birthday of the Governor of Malacca Common Local holiday
October 11 Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Common Local holiday
October 24 Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Common Local holiday
November 7 Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Common Local holiday
November 11 Tuesday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Common Local holiday
November 12 Wednesday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2) Common Local holiday
December 11 Thursday Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor Common Local holiday
December 21 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 24 Wednesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Thursday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Wednesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2026

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Thursday New Year's Day National holiday
January 14 Wednesday Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar Common Local holiday
January 16 Friday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
February 1 Sunday Federal Territory Day Bank holiday
February 2 Monday Federal Territory Day observed Common Local holiday
February 14 Saturday Valentine's Day Observance
February 17 Tuesday Chinese Lunar New Year's Day National holiday
February 18 Wednesday Ramadan begins Muslim holiday
February 18 Wednesday Second day of Chinese Lunar New Year National holiday
March 4 Wednesday Anniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu Common Local holiday
March 6 Friday Nuzul Al-Quran Common Local holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
March 20 Friday Hari Raya Puasa National holiday
March 21 Saturday Hari Raya Puasa Day 2 Federal Public Holiday
March 23 Monday Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Common Local holiday
April 3 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 5 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 15 Wednesday Declaration of Malacca as Historical City Common Local holiday
April 26 Sunday Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu Common Local holiday
May 1 Friday Labour Day National holiday
May 7 Thursday Pahang State Holiday Common Local holiday
May 27 Wednesday Hari Raya Haji Federal Public Holiday
May 28 Thursday Hari Raya Haji (Day 2) Common Local holiday
May 30 Saturday Harvest Festival Common Local holiday
May 31 Sunday Harvest Festival Day 2 Common Local holiday
June 1 Monday Harvest Festival Day 2 observed Common Local holiday
June 1 Monday Gawai Dayak Common Local holiday
June 2 Tuesday Gawai Dayak Holiday Common Local holiday
June 6 Saturday The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday Federal Public Holiday
June 17 Wednesday Muharram/New Year Muslim holiday
June 21 Sunday June Solstice Season
July 7 Tuesday George Town World Heritage City Day Local holiday
July 11 Saturday Penang Governor's Birthday Common Local holiday
July 17 Friday Birthday of the Raja of Perlis Local holiday
July 22 Wednesday Sarawak Independence Day Common Local holiday
July 22 Wednesday Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day Common Local holiday
August 26 Wednesday The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday Public Holiday
August 31 Monday Malaysia's National Day Federal Public Holiday
September 16 Wednesday Malaysia Day Federal Public Holiday
September 23 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 3 Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Common Local holiday
October 9 Friday Birthday of the Governor of Malacca Common Local holiday
October 10 Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Common Local holiday
October 24 Saturday Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Common Local holiday
November 6 Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Common Local holiday
November 11 Wednesday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Common Local holiday
November 12 Thursday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2) Common Local holiday
December 11 Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor Common Local holiday
December 22 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance