Public Holidays in Malaysia

Guide to all 2024 Public Holidays in Malaysia including public holidays and regional holidays.

TODAY

Saturday | 20 April 2024
is not a holiday in Malaysia

UPCOMING HOLIDAY

Friday | 26 April 2024

Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu

6 DAYS LEFT

Public Holidays Malaysia 2024

This table contains a national calendar of all 2024 public holidays in Malaysia. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateHoliday
January 01
MONDAY
New Year's Day
Regional Holiday
Most states
January 14
SUNDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of Negeri Sembilan
Regional Holiday
Negeri Sembilan only
January 25
THURSDAY
Thaipusam
Regional Holiday
Several states
February 01
THURSDAY
Federal Territory Day
Regional Holiday
Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya
February 08
THURSDAY
Isra and Miraj
Regional Holiday
Kedah, Perlis and Negeri Sembilan
February 10
SATURDAY
Chinese New Year
National Holiday
1st day of 1st lunar month
February 11
SUNDAY
Chinese New Year Holiday
National Holiday
2nd day of 1st lunar month
February 20
TUESDAY
Malaysian Declaration of Independence Day
Regional Holiday
Melaka
March 04
MONDAY
Anniversary of Installation of the Sultan
Regional Holiday
Terengganu
March 12
TUESDAY
Beginning of Ramadan
Regional Holiday
Johor, Kedah, Malacca
March 23
SATURDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of Johor
Regional Holiday
Johor only
March 28
THURSDAY
Nuzul Al-Quran Day
Regional Holiday
All regions except Johor, Kedah, Malacca, Sabah, Sarawak
March 29
FRIDAY
Good Friday
Regional Holiday
Sabah and Sarawak
April 10
WEDNESDAY
Hari Raya Aidilfitri
National Holiday
End of Ramadan
April 11
THURSDAY
Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday
National Holiday
Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
April 15
MONDAY
Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City
Regional Holiday
Malacca
April 26
FRIDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu
Regional Holiday
Terengganu only. Always celebrated on 26 April
May 01
WEDNESDAY
Labour Day
Regional Holiday
International Workers' Day
May 12
SUNDAY
Mother's Day
Not A Public Holiday
2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
May 17
FRIDAY
Birthday of the Raja of Perlis
Regional Holiday
Perlis only
May 22
WEDNESDAY
Wesak Day
National Holiday
Birth of Buddha
May 22
WEDNESDAY
The Sultan of Pahang Hol
Regional Holiday
Pahang
May 30
THURSDAY
Pesta Kaamatan
Regional Holiday
Sabah and Labuan only
May 31
FRIDAY
Pesta Kaamatan
Regional Holiday
Sabah and Labuan only
June 01
SATURDAY
Gawai Dayak
Regional Holiday
Sarawak
June 02
SUNDAY
Gawai Dayak
Regional Holiday
Sarawak
June 03
MONDAY
Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong
National Holiday
1st Monday in June
June 03
MONDAY
Gawai Dayak
Regional Holiday
Sarawak
June 16
SUNDAY
Father's Day
Not A Public Holiday
3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
June 16
SUNDAY
Arafat (Haj) Day
Regional Holiday
June 17
MONDAY
Hari Raya Haji
National Holiday
Festival of Sacrifice
June 18
TUESDAY
Hari Raya Haji Holiday
Regional Holiday
Some states
June 30
SUNDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of Kedah
Regional Holiday
Kedah only
July 07
SUNDAY
George Town Heritage Day
Regional Holiday
Penang only
July 07
SUNDAY
Awal Muharram
National Holiday
Hijri New Year
July 13
SATURDAY
Birthday of the Governor
Regional Holiday
Penang
July 22
MONDAY
Sarawak Day
Regional Holiday
July 30
TUESDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang
Regional Holiday
Pahang only
August 11
SUNDAY
The Sultan of Johor Hol
Regional Holiday
Johor only
August 24
SATURDAY
Melaka Governor's Birthday
Regional Holiday
Melaka
August 31
SATURDAY
National Day
National Holiday
Independence Day
September 16
MONDAY
Malaysia Day
National Holiday
Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
September 16
MONDAY
Maulidur Rasul
National Holiday
Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
September 29
SUNDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan
Regional Holiday
Kelantan only
September 30
MONDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Holiday
Regional Holiday
Kelantan only. Second day
October 05
SATURDAY
Birthday of the Governor of Sabah
Regional Holiday
Sabah only. 1st Saturday in October
October 12
SATURDAY
Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak
Regional Holiday
Sarawak only
October 31
THURSDAY
Deepavali
Regional Holiday
The festival of lights. Except Sarawak
November 01
FRIDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of Perak
Regional Holiday
Perak
December 11
WEDNESDAY
Birthday of The Sultan of Selangor
Regional Holiday
Selangor
December 24
TUESDAY
Christmas Eve
Regional Holiday
Sabah
December 25
WEDNESDAY
Christmas Day
National Holiday

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