Public Holidays in Malaysia

Guide to all 2021 Public Holidays in Malaysia including public holidays and regional holidays.
TODAY
18 April 2021 - Sunday
is not a holiday in Malaysia
UPCOMING HOLIDAY

Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu

April 26, 2021 | Regional Holiday
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Public Holidays Malaysia 2021

DateHoliday NameHoliday TypeHoliday Comment
January 01
FRIDAY
New Year's DayRegional HolidayMost states
January 14
THURSDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of Negeri SembilanRegional HolidayNegeri Sembilan only
January 28
THURSDAY
ThaipusamRegional HolidaySeveral states
February 01
MONDAY
Federal Territory DayRegional HolidayKuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya
February 12
FRIDAY
Chinese New YearNational Holiday1st day of 1st lunar month
February 13
SATURDAY
Chinese New Year HolidayNational HolidaySecond day of first lunar month
March 04
THURSDAY
Anniversary of Installation of the SultanRegional HolidayTerengganu
March 11
THURSDAY
Isra and MirajRegional HolidayKedah, Perlis, Negeri Sembilan, Terengganu
March 23
TUESDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of JohorRegional HolidayJohor only
April 02
FRIDAY
Good FridayRegional HolidaySabah and Sarawak
April 13
TUESDAY
Beginning of RamadanRegional HolidayJohor, Kedah, Malacca
April 15
THURSDAY
Declaration of Malacca as a Historical CityRegional HolidayMalacca
April 26
MONDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of TerengganuRegional HolidayTerengganu only. Always celebrated on 26 April
April 29
THURSDAY
Nuzul Al-Quran DayRegional HolidayMost states
April 30
FRIDAY
Nuzul Al-Quran DayRegional HolidayMost states
May 01
SATURDAY
Labour DayNational HolidayInternational Workers' Day
May 09
SUNDAY
Mother's DayNot A Public Holiday2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
May 13
THURSDAY
Hari Raya AidilfitriNational HolidayEnd of Ramadan
May 14
FRIDAY
Hari Raya Aidilfitri HolidayNational HolidaySecond day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
May 22
SATURDAY
The Sultan of Pahang HolRegional HolidayPahang
May 26
WEDNESDAY
Wesak DayNational HolidayBirth of Buddha
May 30
SUNDAY
Pesta KaamatanRegional HolidaySabah and Labuan only
May 31
MONDAY
Pesta KaamatanRegional HolidaySabah and Labuan only
June 01
TUESDAY
Gawai DayakRegional HolidaySarawak
June 02
WEDNESDAY
Gawai DayakRegional HolidaySarawak
June 07
MONDAY
Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan AgongNational Holiday1st Monday in June
June 20
SUNDAY
Father's DayNot A Public Holiday3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
June 20
SUNDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of KedahRegional HolidayKedah only
July 07
WEDNESDAY
George Town Heritage DayRegional HolidayPenang only
July 10
SATURDAY
Birthday of the Governor of PenangRegional HolidayPenang
July 17
SATURDAY
Birthday of the Raja of PerlisRegional HolidayPerlis only
July 19
MONDAY
Arafat DayRegional Holiday
July 20
TUESDAY
Hari Raya HajiNational HolidayFestival of Sacrifice
July 21
WEDNESDAY
Hari Raya Haji HolidayRegional HolidaySome states
July 22
THURSDAY
Sarawak DayRegional Holiday
July 30
FRIDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of PahangRegional HolidayPahang only
August 10
TUESDAY
Awal MuharramNational HolidayHijri New Year
August 31
TUESDAY
National DayNational HolidayIndependence Day
September 13
MONDAY
The Sultan of Johor HolRegional HolidayJohor only
September 16
THURSDAY
Malaysia DayNational HolidayBecame a Federal Holiday in 2010
October 02
SATURDAY
Birthday of the Governor of SabahRegional HolidaySabah only. 1st Saturday in October
October 08
FRIDAY
Melaka Governor's BirthdayRegional HolidayMelaka
October 09
SATURDAY
Birthday of the Governor of SarawakRegional HolidaySarawak only
October 19
TUESDAY
Maulidur RasulNational HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
November 04
THURSDAY
DeepavaliRegional HolidayThe festival of lights. Except Sarawak
November 05
FRIDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of PerakRegional HolidayPerak
November 11
THURSDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of KelantanRegional HolidayKelantan only
November 12
FRIDAY
Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan HolidayRegional HolidayKelantan only. Second day
December 11
SATURDAY
Birthday of The Sultan of SelangorRegional HolidaySelangor only
December 24
FRIDAY
Christmas EveRegional HolidaySabah
December 25
SATURDAY
Christmas DayNational Holiday

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