Malaysia has a total of 64 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. 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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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar
Monday, January 14, 2019 Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar is a state holiday in Malaysia
Thaipusam
Monday, January 21, 2019 Thaipusam is a state holiday in Malaysia
Federal Territory Day
Friday, February 1, 2019 Federal Territory Day is a federal territory holiday in Malaysia
Chinese Lunar New Year's Day
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Chinese New Year is the first day of the Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.
Second day of Chinese Lunar New Year
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Second day of Chinese Lunar New Year is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
Chinese Lunar New Year Holiday
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Chinese Lunar New Year Holiday is a state holiday in Malaysia
Valentine's Day
Thursday, February 14, 2019 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Maha Shivaratri
Monday, March 4, 2019 Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu holiday in Malaysia
Anniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu
Monday, March 4, 2019 Anniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu is a state holiday in Malaysia
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
Holi
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Holi is a spring festival of colors celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and others. It celebrates the triumph of good over evil and the upcoming season of spring. The festival can last up to sixteen days.
Birthday of the Sultan of Johor
Saturday, March 23, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Johor is a state holiday in Malaysia
Isra and Mi'raj
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
Declaration of Malacca as Historical City
Monday, April 15, 2019 Declaration of Malacca as Historical City is a state holiday in Malaysia
Good Friday
Friday, April 19, 2019 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu
Saturday, April 27, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu is a state holiday in Malaysia
Labour Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
First Day of Ramadan
Monday, May 6, 2019 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
Pahang State Holiday
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Pahang State Holiday is a state holiday in Malaysia
Wesak Day
Sunday, May 19, 2019 Wesak Day is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
Wesak Day observed
Monday, May 20, 2019 Wesak Day is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
Nuzul Al-Quran
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Nuzul Al-Quran is a state holiday in Malaysia
Harvest Festival
Thursday, May 30, 2019 Harvest Festival is a state holiday in Malaysia
Second Day of Harvest Festival
Friday, May 31, 2019 Second Day of Harvest Festival is a state holiday in Malaysia
Gawai Dayak
Saturday, June 1, 2019 Gawai Dayak is a state holiday in Malaysia
Gawai Dayak Holiday
Sunday, June 2, 2019 Gawai Dayak Holiday is a state holiday in Malaysia
Gawai Dayak Holiday observed
Monday, June 3, 2019 Gawai Dayak Holiday is a state holiday in Malaysia
Hari Raya Puasa
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Hari Raya Puasa Day 2
Thursday, June 6, 2019 Hari Raya Puasa Day 2 is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
George Town World Heritage City Day
Sunday, July 7, 2019 George Town World Heritage City Day is a state holiday in Malaysia
Penang Governor's Birthday
Saturday, July 13, 2019 Penang Governor's Birthday is a state holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of the Raja of Perlis
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Birthday of the Raja of Perlis is a state holiday in Malaysia
Sarawak Independence Day
Monday, July 22, 2019 Sarawak Independence Day is a state holiday in Malaysia
Additional Public Holiday
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Additional Public Holiday is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
Hari Raya Haji
Sunday, August 11, 2019 Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
Hari Raya Haji (Day 2)
Monday, August 12, 2019 Hari Raya Haji (Day 2) is a common local holiday in Malaysia
Raksha Bandhan
Thursday, August 15, 2019 Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu holiday in Malaysia
Janmashtami
Saturday, August 24, 2019 Krishna Janmashtami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna, the eighth incarnation of the god Vishnu. It is celebrated on the eighth day of the Hindu month of Bhadrava (Bhadrapada), which is usually in August or September.
Malaysia's National Day
Saturday, August 31, 2019 Malaysia's National Day is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
Muharram/New Year
Sunday, September 1, 2019 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Ganesh Chaturthi
Monday, September 2, 2019 Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu holiday in Malaysia
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday
Monday, September 9, 2019 The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
Malaysia Day
Monday, September 16, 2019 Malaysia Day is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
Navaratri
Sunday, September 29, 2019 Navaratri is a Hindu holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of the Governor of Sabah
Saturday, October 5, 2019 Birthday of the Governor of Sabah is a common local holiday in Malaysia
Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day
Saturday, October 5, 2019 Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day is a common local holiday in Malaysia
Dussehra
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Dussehra is a Hindu holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of the Governor of Malacca
Friday, October 11, 2019 Birthday of the Governor of Malacca is a common local holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak
Saturday, October 12, 2019 Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak is a common local holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang
Thursday, October 24, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang is a common local holiday in Malaysia
Diwali/Deepavali
Sunday, October 27, 2019 Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
Birthday of the Sultan of Perak
Friday, November 1, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Perak is a common local holiday in Malaysia
The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
Saturday, November 9, 2019 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan
Monday, November 11, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan is a common local holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2)
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2) is a common local holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor is a common local holiday in Malaysia
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year's Eve
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.