National Holidays in Penang in 2022

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Penang Upcoming Holidays

List of Holidays in Penang in 2022

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Saturday New Year's Day Regional Holiday Most states
Tuesday Thaipusam Regional Holiday Several states
Tuesday Chinese New Year National Holiday 1st day of 1st lunar month
Wednesday Chinese New Year Holiday National Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar month
Tuesday Nuzul Al-Quran Day Regional Holiday Many regions
Sunday Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Monday Hari Raya Aidilfitri National Holiday End of Ramadan
Tuesday Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday National Holiday
Wednesday Labour Day (in lieu) Regional Holiday Most states
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 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
Thursday George Town Heritage Day Regional Holiday Penang only
Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Penang Regional Holiday Penang
Sunday Hari Raya Haji National Holiday Feast of the sacrifice
Monday Hari Raya Haji (in lieu) Regional Holiday Feast of the sacrifice
Saturday Awal Muharram National Holiday Hijri New Year
Wednesday National Day National Holiday Independence Day
Friday Malaysia Day National Holiday Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Sunday Maulidur Rasul National Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Monday Maulidur Rasul (in lieu) Regional Holiday Except JR, KDH, KTN, TRG
Monday Deepavali Regional Holiday Except Sarawak
Sunday Christmas Day National Holiday
Monday Christmas Day (in lieu) 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.