National Holidays in Penang in 2016

Penang 2016
Penang
2016

Penang List of Holidays in Penang in 2016

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday Fri New Year's Day Regional Holiday Most states
Sunday Sun Thaipusam Regional Holiday Several states
Monday Mon Thaipusam Regional Holiday Several states
Monday Mon Chinese New Year National Holiday 1st day of 1st lunar month
Tuesday Tue Chinese New Year Regional Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar Except Terengganu
Sunday Sun Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Monday Mon Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Sun Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Saturday Sat Wesak Day National Holiday Birth of Buddha
Saturday Sat Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong National Holiday Kings Birthday. 1st Saturday in June
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 National Holiday Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
Friday Fri Georgetown Heritage Day Regional Holiday Penang only
Saturday Sat Birthday of the Governor of Penang Regional Holiday Penang only
Wednesday Wed National Day National Holiday Independence Day
Monday Mon Hari Raya Haji National Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Friday Fri Malaysia Day National Holiday Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Sunday Sun Awal Muharram National Holiday Hijri New Year
Saturday Sat Deepavali Regional Holiday The festival of lights. Except Sarawak
Monday Mon Maulidur Rasul National Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Sunday Sun Christmas Day National Holiday
Monday Mon Christmas Day (in lieu) National Holiday

Notes

  • 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.