National Holidays in Penang in 2018

Penang 2018
Penang
2018

Penang List of Holidays in Penang in 2018

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Monday New Year's Day Regional Holiday Most states
Wednesday Thaipusam Regional Holiday Several states
Friday Chinese New Year National Holiday 1st day of 1st lunar month
Saturday Chinese New Year Regional Holiday Except Kelantan, Terengganu
Tuesday Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Wednesday Malaysia General Election Holiday National Holiday For voting in General Elections
Thursday Public Holiday Regional Holiday In conjunction with the 14th General Election
Friday Public Holiday Regional Holiday In conjunction with the 14th General Election
Sunday Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Tuesday Wesak Day National Holiday Birth of Buddha
Saturday Nuzul Al-Quran Day Regional Holiday All regions except Johor, Kedah, Malacca, Sabah, Sarawak
Friday Hari Raya Aidilfitri National Holiday End of Ramadan
Saturday Hari Raya Aidilfitri National Holiday Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
Sunday Father's Day Not A Public Holiday 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Saturday Georgetown Heritage Day Regional Holiday Penang only
Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Penang Regional Holiday Penang only
Wednesday Eidul Adha National Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Friday National Day National Holiday Independence Day
Sunday Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong National Holiday Kings Birthday
Tuesday Awal Muharram National Holiday Hijri New Year
Sunday Malaysia Day National Holiday Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Tuesday Deepavali Regional Holiday The festival of lights. Except Sarawak
Tuesday Maulidur Rasul National Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Tuesday Christmas Day 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.