National Holidays in Penang in 2024

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Penang Upcoming Holidays

List of Holidays in Penang in 2024

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Monday New Year's Day Regional Holiday Most states
Thursday Thaipusam Regional Holiday Several states
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 Except Johor, Kedah
Thursday Nuzul Al-Quran Day Regional Holiday All regions except Johor, Kedah, Malacca, Sabah, Sarawak
Wednesday Hari Raya Aidilfitri National Holiday End of Ramadan
Thursday Hari Raya Aidilfitri National Holiday Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
Wednesday Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Wednesday Wesak Day National Holiday Birth of Buddha
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
Monday Hari Raya Haji National Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Sunday Awal Muharram National Holiday Hijri New Year
Sunday George Town Heritage Day Regional Holiday Penang only
Monday Awal Muharram Regional Holiday (exc. JDH, KDH, KTN, TRG)
Saturday Birthday of the Governor Regional Holiday Penang
Saturday National Day National Holiday Independence Day
Monday Maulidur Rasul National Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Monday Malaysia Day National Holiday Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Thursday Deepavali Regional Holiday The festival of lights. Except Sarawak
Wednesday Christmas Day National Holiday


  • When a holiday falls on a Sunday or Public Holiday, the following day will be observed as a holiday and if the said day is already a public holiday, then the following day shall be a holiday.
  • If a holiday falls on a Saturday, there WILL NOT be a replacement the following Monday.