Holidays in Johor in 2018

Johor When is the next Public Holiday in Johor?


6 November 2018 This Regional holiday is in 21 days. Deepavali . Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impu...

Maulidur Rasul
Maulidur Rasul

20 November 2018 This National holiday is in 35 days. Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of...

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2018 This National holiday is in 70 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

johor, Malaysia National and Regional Public holidays of Johor, Malaysia in 2018

Wednesday January 31 Jan 31 Thaipusam Hindu festival
Friday February 16 Feb 16 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Saturday February 17 Feb 17 Chinese New Year Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar month. Except Kelantan, Terengganu
Friday March 23 Mar 23 Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Johor only. Celebrated on 23 March from 2015
Tuesday May 01 May 1 Labour Day International Workers Day
Wednesday May 09 May 9 Public Holiday For voting in General Elections
Thursday May 10 May 10 Public Holiday In conjunction with the 14th General Election. Except Sarawak
Sunday May 13 May 13 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Sunday May 13 May 13 Public Holiday Kedah, Kelantan, Johor, Terengganu
Thursday May 17 May 17 Beginning of Ramadan Johor, Kedah, Malacca only
Tuesday May 29 May 29 Wesak Day Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
Friday June 15 Jun 15 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Eid Al-Fitr
Saturday June 16 Jun 16 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
Sunday June 17 Jun 17 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Wednesday August 22 Aug 22 Hari Raya Haji Festival of Sacrifice
Friday August 31 Aug 31 National Day Independence Day
Sunday September 09 Sep 9 Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong King's Birthday
Tuesday September 11 Sep 11 Awal Muharram Islamic New Year
Sunday September 16 Sep 16 Malaysia Day Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Monday October 15 Oct 15 The Sultan of Johor Hol Johor only. Marks the death of a state Sultan
Tuesday November 06 Nov 6 Deepavali The festival of lights. Except Sarawak
Tuesday November 20 Nov 20 Maulidur Rasul
Tuesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Internationally observed Christian holiday


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • 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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