National Holidays in Penang in 2021

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Penang Upcoming Holidays

List of Holidays in Penang in 2021

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday New Year's Day Regional Holiday Most states
Thursday Thaipusam Regional Holiday Several states
Friday Chinese New Year National Holiday 1st day of 1st lunar month
Saturday Chinese New Year Holiday National Holiday Second day of first lunar month
Thursday Nuzul Al-Quran Day Regional Holiday Most states
Saturday Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday Hari Raya Aidilfitri National Holiday End of Ramadan
Friday Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday National 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
Wednesday George Town Heritage Day Regional Holiday Penang only
Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Penang Regional Holiday Penang
Tuesday Hari Raya Haji National Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Tuesday Awal Muharram National Holiday Hijri New Year
Tuesday National Day National Holiday Independence Day
Thursday Malaysia Day National Holiday Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Tuesday Maulidur Rasul National Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Thursday Deepavali Regional Holiday The festival of lights. Except Sarawak
Saturday 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.