National Holidays in Penang in 2019

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Penang List of Holidays in Penang in 2019

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Tuesday Tue New Year's Day Regional Holiday Most states
Monday Mon Thaipusam Regional Holiday Several states
Tuesday Tue Chinese New Year National Holiday 1st day of 1st lunar month
Wednesday Wed Chinese New Year Holiday Regional Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar Except Terengganu
Wednesday Wed Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Sun Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Sunday Sun Wesak Day National Holiday Birth of Buddha
Wednesday Wed Nuzul Al-Quran Day Regional Holiday All regions except Johor, Kedah, Malacca, Sabah, Sarawak
Wednesday Wed Hari Raya Aidilfitri National Holiday End of Ramadan
Thursday Thu Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday National Holiday Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
Sunday Sun Father's Day Not A Public Holiday 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Sunday Sun Georgetown Heritage Day Regional Holiday Penang only
Saturday Sat Birthday of the Governor of Penang Regional Holiday Penang only
Tuesday Tue Installation of New King National Holiday
Sunday Sun Hari Raya Haji National Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Saturday Sat National Day National Holiday Independence Day
Sunday Sun Awal Muharram National Holiday Hijri New Year
Monday Mon Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong National Holiday Kings Birthday
Monday Mon Malaysia Day National Holiday Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Sunday Sun Deepavali Regional Holiday The festival of lights. Except Sarawak
Saturday Sat Maulidur Rasul National Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Wednesday Wed Christmas Day National Holiday Internationally observed Christian 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.