National Holidays in Malaysia in 2019

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Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Tuesday Tue New Year's Day Regional Holiday Most states
Monday Mon Birthday of the Sultan of Negeri Sembilan Regional Holiday Negeri Sembilan only
Sunday Sun Birthday of the Sultan of Kedah Regional Holiday Kedah only
Monday Mon Thaipusam Regional Holiday Several states
Friday Fri Federal Territory Day Regional Holiday Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya
Tuesday Tue Chinese New Year National Holiday 1st day of 1st lunar month
Wednesday Wed Chinese New Year Holiday Regional Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar Except Terengganu
Wednesday Wed Chinese New Year Regional Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar Except Terengganu
Monday Mon Anniversary of Installation of the Sultan Regional Holiday Terengganu
Saturday Sat Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Regional Holiday Johor only
Wednesday Wed Isra and Miraj Regional Holiday Kedah, Perlis and Negeri Sembilan
Monday Mon Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City Regional Holiday Malacca only
Friday Fri Good Friday Regional Holiday Sabah and Sarawak
Friday Fri Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu Regional Holiday Terengganu only. Always celebrated on 26 April
Wednesday Wed Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Monday Mon Beginning of Ramadan Regional Holiday Johor, Kedah and Johor, Kedah, Malacca only
Tuesday Tue The Sultan of Pahang Hol Regional Holiday Pahang
Sunday Sun Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Sunday Sun Wesak Day National Holiday Birth of Buddha
Monday Mon Wesak Day (in lieu) Regional Holiday Sarawak
Wednesday Wed Nuzul Al-Quran Day Regional Holiday All regions except Johor, Kedah, Malacca, Sabah, Sarawak
Thursday Thu Pesta Kaamatan Regional Holiday Sabah and Labuan only
Friday Fri Pesta Kaamatan Regional Holiday Sabah and Labuan only
Saturday Sat Gawai Dayak Regional Holiday Sarawak
Sunday Sun Gawai Dayak Regional Holiday Sarawak
Monday Mon Gawai Dayak Regional Holiday Sarawak
Wednesday Wed Hari Raya Aidilfitri National Holiday End of Ramadan
Thursday Thu Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday National Holiday Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
Sunday Sun Father's Day Not A Public Holiday 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Sunday Sun Georgetown Heritage Day Regional Holiday Penang only
Saturday Sat Birthday of the Governor of Penang Regional Holiday Penang only
Wednesday Wed Birthday of the Raja of Perlis Regional Holiday Perlis only
Monday Mon Sarawak Day Regional Holiday
Tuesday Tue Installation of New King National Holiday
Wednesday Wed Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Regional Holiday Pahang only
Sunday Sun Hari Raya Haji National Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Monday Mon Hari Raya Haji Holiday Regional Holiday Some states
Saturday Sat National Day National Holiday Independence Day
Sunday Sun Awal Muharram National Holiday Hijri New Year
Monday Mon Awal Muharram (in lieu) Regional Holiday Hijri New Year
Monday Mon Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong National Holiday Kings Birthday
Monday Mon Malaysia Day National Holiday Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Saturday Sat The Sultan of Johor Hol Regional Holiday Johor only
Saturday Sat Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Regional Holiday Sabah only. 1st Saturday in October
Friday Fri Melaka Governor's Birthday Regional Holiday Melaka only
Saturday Sat Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Regional Holiday Sarawak only
Sunday Sun Deepavali Regional Holiday The festival of lights. Except Sarawak
Friday Fri Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Regional Holiday Perak only
Saturday Sat Maulidur Rasul National Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Monday Mon Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Regional Holiday Kelantan only
Tuesday Tue Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Regional Holiday Kelantan only. Second day
Wednesday Wed Birthday of The Sultan of Selangor Regional Holiday Selangor only. Always celebrated on 11 December
Wednesday Wed Christmas Day National Holiday Internationally observed Christian 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.

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