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Holidays in Sarawak in 2017

Sarawak Upcoming Public Holidays in Sarawak

Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday
Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday

26 June 2017 This National holiday is Today!. Hari Raya Puasa is often mistaken to be the Muslim New Year but it is not

Sarawak Day
Sarawak Day

22 July 2017 This Regional holiday is in 26 days. On 22 July 1963, the British granted Sarawak self-government on the condition that it j...

Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong
Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong

29 July 2017 This National holiday is in 33 days. This holiday celebrates the birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V

Sarawak, Malaysia National and Regional Public holidays of Sarawak, Malaysia in 2017

DayDateHolidayComments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day All regions except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis, Terengganu
Monday January 02 Jan 2 New Year's Holiday Public Holiday as New Years Day falls on a Sunday
Thursday January 12 Jan 12 Public Holiday Sarawak only. To mourn the death of Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem
Saturday January 28 Jan 28 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Sunday January 29 Jan 29 Chinese New Year Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar Except Terengganu
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday. Sabah, Sarawak only
Monday April 24 Apr 24 Installation of New King The Sultan of Kelatan will officially be installed as the 15th Yang-di-Pertuan Agong
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day International Workers Day
Wednesday May 10 May 10 Wesak Day Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
Sunday May 14 May 14 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday June 01 Jun 1 Harvest Festival Sarawak only
Friday June 02 Jun 2 Harvest Festival Sarawak only
Sunday June 18 Jun 18 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Sunday June 25 Jun 25 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Eid Al-Fitr
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday Second day of holidays for Eid Al-Fitr
Saturday July 22 Jul 22 Sarawak Day
Saturday July 29 Jul 29 Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong King's Birthday. Last Saturday in July
Thursday August 31 Aug 31 National Day Independence Day
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Hari Raya Haji Festival of Sacrifice
Saturday September 09 Sep 9 Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Sarawak only. 2nd Saturday in September
Saturday September 16 Sep 16 Malaysia Day Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Friday September 22 Sep 22 Awal Muharram Islamic New Year
Friday December 01 Dec 1 Mawlid
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Internationally observed Christian holiday

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • National holidays are normally observed by most governmental and private organizations.
  • State holidays are normally observed by certain states in Malaysia or when it is relevant to the state itself.
  • The main holy days of each major religion are public holidays, taking place on either the western calendar or religious ones.
  • In the states of Kedah, Kelantan, Johor and Terengganu, the weekend is Friday and Saturday. All other states observe a Saturday and Sunday weekend.


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