National Holidays in Penang in 2019

Penang 2019

List of Holidays in Penang in 2019

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