Wesak Day is a federal public holiday in Malaysia. In the table below, you will find when Wesak Day is official marked and celebrated in Malaysia over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
2010
Friday May 28 Wesak Day
2011
Tuesday May 17 Wesak Day
2012
Saturday May 5 Wesak Day
2013
Friday May 24 Wesak Day
2014
Tuesday May 13 Wesak Day
2015
Sunday May 3 Wesak Day
2016
Saturday May 21 Wesak Day
2017
Wednesday May 10 Wesak Day
2018
Tuesday May 29 Wesak Day
2019
Monday May 20 Wesak Day observed
2020
Thursday May 7 Wesak Day
2021
Wednesday May 26 Wesak Day
2022
Sunday May 15 Wesak Day
2023
Thursday May 4 Wesak Day

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