Malaysia has a total of 61 holidays in 2024. 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
Monday, January 1, 2024 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar
Sunday, January 14, 2024 Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar is a state holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar observed
Monday, January 15, 2024 Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar is a state holiday in Malaysia
Thaipusam
Thursday, January 25, 2024 Thaipusam is a state holiday in Malaysia
Federal Territory Day
Thursday, February 1, 2024 Federal Territory Day is a federal territory holiday in Malaysia
Isra and Mi'raj
Thursday, February 8, 2024 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.
Lunar New Year's Day
Saturday, February 10, 2024 Lunar New Year is the first day of the Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.
Second Day of Lunar New Year
Sunday, February 11, 2024 Second Day of Lunar New Year is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
Lunar New Year Holiday
Sunday, February 11, 2024 Lunar New Year Holiday is a state holiday in Malaysia
Valentine's Day
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 February 14 is Valentine's Day or Saint Valentine's Feast. The day of love owes its origins to ancient Roman and European Christian traditions.
Anniversary of the Coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu
Monday, March 4, 2024 Anniversary of the Coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu is a state holiday in Malaysia
First Day of Ramadan
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 March Equinox in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
Birthday of the Sultan of Johor
Saturday, March 23, 2024 Birthday of the Sultan of Johor is a state holiday in Malaysia
Nuzul Al-Quran
Thursday, March 28, 2024 Nuzul Al-Quran is a state holiday in Malaysia
Good Friday
Friday, March 29, 2024 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, March 31, 2024 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Hari Raya Puasa
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 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, April 11, 2024 Hari Raya Puasa Day 2 is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
Declaration of Malacca as Historical City
Monday, April 15, 2024 Declaration of Malacca as Historical City is a state holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu
Friday, April 26, 2024 Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu is a state holiday in Malaysia
Labour Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Birthday of the Raja of Perlis
Friday, May 17, 2024 Birthday of the Raja of Perlis is a state holiday in Malaysia
Wesak Day
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 Wesak Day is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
Pahang State Holiday
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 Pahang State Holiday is a state holiday in Malaysia
Harvest Festival
Thursday, May 30, 2024 Harvest Festival is a state holiday in Malaysia
Second Day of Harvest Festival
Friday, May 31, 2024 Second Day of Harvest Festival is a state holiday in Malaysia
Gawai Dayak
Saturday, June 1, 2024 Gawai Dayak is a state holiday in Malaysia
Gawai Dayak Holiday
Sunday, June 2, 2024 Gawai Dayak Holiday is a state holiday in Malaysia
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday
Monday, June 3, 2024 The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
Gawai Dayak Holiday observed
Monday, June 3, 2024 Gawai Dayak Holiday is a state holiday in Malaysia
Day of Arafat
Sunday, June 16, 2024 Day of Arafat is a state holiday in Malaysia
Hari Raya Haji
Monday, June 17, 2024 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)
Tuesday, June 18, 2024 Hari Raya Haji (Day 2) is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
Sultan of Kedah's Birthday
Sunday, June 30, 2024 Sultan of Kedah's Birthday is a state holiday in Malaysia
Muharram/New Year
Sunday, July 7, 2024 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
George Town World Heritage City Day
Sunday, July 7, 2024 George Town World Heritage City Day is a state holiday in Malaysia
Muharram Holiday
Monday, July 8, 2024 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Penang Governor's Birthday
Saturday, July 13, 2024 Penang Governor's Birthday is a state holiday in Malaysia
Sarawak Independence Day
Monday, July 22, 2024 Sarawak Independence Day is a state holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang
Tuesday, July 30, 2024 Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang is a state holiday in Malaysia
Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day
Sunday, August 11, 2024 Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day is a state holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of the Governor of Malacca
Saturday, August 24, 2024 Birthday of the Governor of Malacca is a state holiday in Malaysia
Malaysia's National Day
Saturday, August 31, 2024 Malaysia's National Day is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
Holiday for Malaysia's National Day
Sunday, September 1, 2024 Holiday for Malaysia's National Day is a common local holiday in Malaysia
The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
Monday, September 16, 2024 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Malaysia Day
Monday, September 16, 2024 Malaysia Day is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
Day off for Malaysia Day
Tuesday, September 17, 2024 Malaysia Day is a federal public holiday in Malaysia
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan
Sunday, September 29, 2024 Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan is a state holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2)
Monday, September 30, 2024 Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2) is a state holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of the Governor of Sabah
Saturday, October 5, 2024 Birthday of the Governor of Sabah is a state holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak
Saturday, October 12, 2024 Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak is a state holiday in Malaysia
Diwali/Deepavali
Thursday, October 31, 2024 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, 2024 Birthday of the Sultan of Perak is a state holiday in Malaysia
Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor
Wednesday, December 11, 2024 Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor is a state holiday in Malaysia
December Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 24, 2024 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 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, 2024 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
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