Public Holidays List in Malaysia

Malaysia is a country full of diversity. The country has various holidays where the holidays are separated into National and Regional Holidays in which some holidays which come under the State Public Holidays are Regional Holidays.

There are many types of holidays like Sultans birthday depend on area. Religious holidays of Muslim, Chinese and Hindu performs separately. In Chinese unannounced holidays around 7-10 days are completely silence in Malaysia. Like, Dipavali for Hindu religious are second longer unannounced holidays. In case of Muslim festival 2 Eid like Eid ul Fitr and Eid ul Azha are 2 holidays as government rules.


New Year’s Day Regional Holiday January 1st
Birthday of Sultan of Negeri Sembilan Regional Holiday January 14th
Birthday of Sultan of Kedah Regional Holiday January 20th
Thaipusam Regional Holiday  
Federal Territory Day Regional Holiday February 1st
Chinese New Year National Holiday  
Anniversary of the Installation of the Sultan Regional Holiday March 4th
Birthday of Sultan of Johor Regional Holiday March 23rd
Isra and Miraj Regional Holiday April 3rd
Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City Regional Holiday April 15th
Good Friday Regional Holiday  
Birthday of Sultan of Terengganu National Holiday April 26th
Labor Day Regional Holiday May 1st
Beginning Ramadan Regional Holiday  
State Public Holiday Regional Holiday  
Wesak National Holiday  
Nuzul Quran Regional Holiday  
Death of Sultan Ahmad Shah Regional Holiday May 23rd
Harvest Festival – State Public Holiday Regional Holiday  
Hari Gawai Dayak – State Public Holiday Regional Holiday  
Hari Raya Puasa (End of Ramadan) National Holiday  
George Town UNESCO Heritage Day Regional Holiday July 7th
Ruler’s Birthday Regional Holiday July 13th
Raja’s Birthday Regional Holiday July 17th
Sarawak Day Regional Holiday  
Coronation of Yang di-Pertuan Agong National Holiday July 30th
Sultan’s Birthday Regional Holiday July 31st
Hari Raya Qurban Regional Holiday  
Hari Kebangsaan National Holiday  
Awal Muharram Holiday National Holiday  
Birthday of SPB Yang di-Prtuan Agong National Holiday September 9th
Malaysia Day National Holiday September 16th
Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Regional Holiday  
Deepavali National Holiday  
Maulidar Rasul (Prophet Birthday) National Holiday November 10th
Christmas Holiday National Holiday December 25th

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