National Holidays in Malaysia in 2020

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