National Holidays in Malaysia in 2020

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Malaysia List of Holidays in Malaysia in 2020

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