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Holidays in Malacca in 2017

Malacca Upcoming Public Holidays in Malacca

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This National holiday is in 9 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2018 This Regional holiday is in 16 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year

16 February 2018 This National holiday is in 62 days. Chinese New Year 2018 is the year of the brown earth dog

Malacca, Malaysia National and Regional Public holidays of Malacca, Malaysia in 2017

DayDateHolidayComments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day All regions except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis, Terengganu
Saturday January 28 Jan 28 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Sunday January 29 Jan 29 Chinese New Year Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar Except Terengganu
Saturday April 15 Apr 15 Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City Malacca only. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 7 July 2008
Monday April 24 Apr 24 Installation of New King The Sultan of Kelatan will officially be installed as the 15th Yang-di-Pertuan Agong
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day International Workers Day
Wednesday May 10 May 10 Wesak Day Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
Sunday May 14 May 14 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Saturday May 27 May 27 Awal Ramadan Johor, Kedah and Malacca only
Sunday June 18 Jun 18 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Sunday June 25 Jun 25 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Eid Al-Fitr
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday Second day of holidays for Eid Al-Fitr
Thursday August 31 Aug 31 National Day Independence Day
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Hari Raya Haji Festival of Sacrifice
Monday September 04 Sep 4 Public Holiday To mark Malaysia's achievements in the Sea Games
Saturday September 09 Sep 9 Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong King's Birthday. Second Saturday in September
Saturday September 16 Sep 16 Malaysia Day Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Friday September 22 Sep 22 Awal Muharram Islamic New Year
Friday October 13 Oct 13 Malacca Governor's Birthday Malacca only.
Wednesday October 18 Oct 18 Diwali The festival of lights. Except Sarawak
Friday December 01 Dec 1 Mawlid
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Internationally observed Christian holiday

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • National holidays are normally observed by most governmental and private organizations.
  • State holidays are normally observed by certain states in Malaysia or when it is relevant to the state itself.
  • The main holy days of each major religion are public holidays, taking place on either the western calendar or religious ones.
  • In the states of Kedah, Kelantan, Johor and Terengganu, the weekend is Friday and Saturday. All other states observe a Saturday and Sunday weekend.

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