National Holidays in Malaysia in 2019

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