National Holidays in Malaysia in 2022

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List of Holidays in Malaysia in 2022

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