Malaysia has a total of 62 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 downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar
|Federal Territory Day
|Chinese Lunar New Year's Day
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
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
|Anniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu
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
|Isra and Mi'raj
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
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
|Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
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
|Wesak Day observed
|Harvest Festival Day 2
|Gawai Dayak Holiday
|Gawai Dayak Holiday observed
|Hari Raya Puasa
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
|George Town World Heritage City Day
|Penang Governor's Birthday
|Birthday of the Raja of Perlis
|Sarawak Independence Day
|Hari Raya Haji
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)
|Malaysia's National Day
Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
|The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday
|Birthday of the Governor of Sabah
|Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day
|Birthday of the Governor of Malacca
|Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak
|Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang
Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
|Birthday of the Sultan of Perak
|The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
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
|Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2)
|Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.