Public holidays and observances in Malaysia

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
February 1 Friday Federal Territory Day Bank holiday
February 5 Tuesday Chinese Lunar New Year's Day National holiday
February 6 Wednesday Second day of Chinese Lunar New Year National holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 3 Wednesday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 1 Wednesday Labour Day National holiday
May 6 Monday Ramadan begins Muslim holiday
May 30 Thursday Harvest Festival Common Local holiday
May 31 Friday Harvest Festival Day 2 Common Local holiday
June 1 Saturday The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday Federal Public Holiday
June 5 Wednesday Hari Raya Puasa Day 1 Federal Public Holiday
June 6 Thursday Hari Raya Puasa Day 2 Federal Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 7 Sunday Georgetown World Heritage City Day Common Local holiday
July 13 Saturday Penang Governor's Birthday Common Local holiday
August 12 Monday Hari Raya Haji Federal Public Holiday
August 31 Saturday Malaysia's National Day Federal Public Holiday
September 1 Sunday Muharram/New Year Muslim holiday
September 16 Monday Malaysia Day Federal Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 27 Sunday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
November 10 Sunday The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday Public Holiday
December 22 Sunday 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 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 25 Saturday Chinese Lunar New Year's Day National holiday
January 26 Sunday Second day of Chinese Lunar New Year National holiday
February 1 Saturday Federal Territory Day Bank holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
March 22 Sunday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 12 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 24 Friday Ramadan begins Muslim holiday
May 1 Friday Labour Day National holiday
May 24 Sunday Hari Raya Puasa Day 1 Federal Public Holiday
May 25 Monday Hari Raya Puasa Day 2 Federal Public Holiday
May 30 Saturday Harvest Festival Common Local holiday
May 31 Sunday Harvest Festival Day 2 Common Local holiday
June 6 Saturday The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday Federal Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 7 Tuesday Georgetown World Heritage City Day Common Local holiday
July 11 Saturday Penang Governor's Birthday Common Local holiday
July 31 Friday Hari Raya Haji Federal Public Holiday
August 20 Thursday Muharram/New Year Muslim holiday
August 31 Monday Malaysia's National Day Federal Public Holiday
September 16 Wednesday Malaysia Day Federal Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 29 Thursday The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday Public Holiday
November 14 Saturday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
December 21 Monday 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

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
January 14 Thursday Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar Common Local holiday
February 1 Monday Federal Territory Day Bank holiday
February 12 Friday Chinese Lunar New Year's Day National holiday
February 13 Saturday Second day of Chinese Lunar New Year National holiday
February 14 Sunday Valentine's Day Observance
March 4 Thursday Anniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu Common Local holiday
March 11 Thursday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
March 23 Tuesday Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Common Local holiday
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 4 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 13 Tuesday Ramadan begins Muslim holiday
April 15 Thursday Declaration of Malacca as Historical City Common Local holiday
April 26 Monday Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu Common Local holiday
April 29 Thursday Nuzul Al-Quran Common Local holiday
May 1 Saturday Labour Day National holiday
May 7 Friday Pahang State Holiday Common Local holiday
May 13 Thursday Hari Raya Puasa National holiday
May 14 Friday Hari Raya Puasa Day 2 Federal Public Holiday
May 30 Sunday Harvest Festival Common Local holiday
May 31 Monday Harvest Festival observed Common Local holiday
May 31 Monday Harvest Festival Day 2 Common Local holiday
June 1 Tuesday Gawai Dayak Common Local holiday
June 2 Wednesday Gawai Dayak Holiday Common Local holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 7 Wednesday George Town World Heritage City Day Local holiday
July 10 Saturday Penang Governor's Birthday Common Local holiday
July 17 Saturday Birthday of the Raja of Perlis Local holiday
July 20 Tuesday Hari Raya Haji Federal Public Holiday
July 21 Wednesday Hari Raya Haji (Day 2) Common Local holiday
July 22 Thursday Sarawak Independence Day Common Local holiday
August 10 Tuesday Muharram/New Year Muslim holiday
August 31 Tuesday Malaysia's National Day Federal Public Holiday
September 9 Thursday The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday Federal Public Holiday
September 14 Tuesday Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day Common Local holiday
September 16 Thursday Malaysia Day Federal Public Holiday
September 23 Thursday September equinox Season
October 2 Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Common Local holiday
October 8 Friday Birthday of the Governor of Malacca Common Local holiday
October 9 Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Common Local holiday
October 19 Tuesday The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday Public Holiday
October 24 Sunday Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Common Local holiday
October 25 Monday Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang observed Common Local holiday
November 5 Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Common Local holiday
November 11 Thursday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Common Local holiday
November 12 Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2) Common Local holiday
December 11 Saturday Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor Common Local holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Friday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Friday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
January 14 Friday Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar Common Local holiday
February 1 Tuesday Chinese Lunar New Year's Day National holiday
February 1 Tuesday Federal Territory Day Bank holiday
February 2 Wednesday Second day of Chinese Lunar New Year National holiday
February 14 Monday Valentine's Day Observance
March 1 Tuesday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
March 4 Friday Anniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu Common Local holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
March 23 Wednesday Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Common Local holiday
April 3 Sunday Ramadan begins Muslim holiday
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 15 Friday Declaration of Malacca as Historical City Common Local holiday
April 17 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 19 Tuesday Nuzul Al-Quran Common Local holiday
April 26 Tuesday Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu Common Local holiday
May 1 Sunday Labour Day National holiday
May 2 Monday Labour Day observed Public Holiday
May 3 Tuesday Hari Raya Puasa National holiday
May 4 Wednesday Hari Raya Puasa Day 2 Federal Public Holiday
May 7 Saturday Pahang State Holiday Common Local holiday
May 30 Monday Harvest Festival Common Local holiday
May 31 Tuesday Harvest Festival Day 2 Common Local holiday
June 1 Wednesday Gawai Dayak Common Local holiday
June 2 Thursday Gawai Dayak Holiday Common Local holiday
June 4 Saturday The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday Federal Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 7 Thursday George Town World Heritage City Day Local holiday
July 9 Saturday Penang Governor's Birthday Common Local holiday
July 10 Sunday Hari Raya Haji Federal Public Holiday
July 11 Monday Hari Raya Haji (Day 2) Common Local holiday
July 17 Sunday Birthday of the Raja of Perlis Local holiday
July 18 Monday Birthday of the Raja of Perlis observed Local holiday
July 22 Friday Sarawak Independence Day Common Local holiday
July 30 Saturday Muharram/New Year Muslim holiday
August 31 Wednesday Malaysia's National Day Federal Public Holiday
September 3 Saturday Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day Common Local holiday
September 16 Friday Malaysia Day Federal Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 1 Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Common Local holiday
October 8 Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Common Local holiday
October 8 Saturday The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday Public Holiday
October 14 Friday Birthday of the Governor of Malacca Common Local holiday
October 24 Monday Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Common Local holiday
November 4 Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Common Local holiday
November 11 Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Common Local holiday
November 12 Saturday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2) Common Local holiday
December 11 Sunday Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor Common Local holiday
December 12 Monday Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor observed Common Local holiday
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season
December 24 Saturday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Monday Christmas Day observed Public Holiday
December 31 Saturday New Year's Eve Observance