National Holidays in Penang in 2020

Penang 2020

Penang List of Holidays in Penang in 2020

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