List of national public holidays of Malaysia in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 public holidays for Malaysia. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2019 Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day All regions except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis, Terengganu
Jan. 14, 2019 Jan. 14, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Negeri Sembilan Negeri Sembilan only
Jan. 21, 2019 Jan. 21, 2019 Thaipusam Hindu festival. Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang, Selangor only
Feb. 1, 2019 Feb. 1, 2019 Federal Territory Day Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya only.
Feb. 5, 2019 Feb. 5, 2019 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Feb. 6, 2019 Feb. 6, 2019 Chinese New Year Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar Except Terengganu
March 4, 2019 March 4, 2019 Anniversary of Installation of the Sultan of Terengganu Terengganu only. Always celebrated on 4 March
March 23, 2019 March 23, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Johor only. Celebrated on 23 March from 2015
April 3, 2019 April 3, 2019 Isra and Miraj Kedah, Perlis and Negeri Sembilan only
April 15, 2019 April 15, 2019 Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City Malacca only. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 7 July 2008
April 19, 2019 April 19, 2019 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday. Sabah, Sarawak only
April 26, 2019 April 26, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu Terengganu only. Always celebrated on 26 April
May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 Labour Day International Workers Day
May 5, 2019 May 5, 2019 Beginning of Ramadan Johor, Kedah and Johor, Kedah, Malacca only
May 7, 2019 May 7, 2019 The Sultan of Pahang Hol Pahang only. Marks the death of a state Sultan
May 12, 2019 May 12, 2019 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
May 17, 2019 May 17, 2019 Birthday of the Raja of Perlis Perlis only. Always celebrated on 17 May
May 19, 2019 May 19, 2019 Wesak Day Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
May 20, 2019 May 20, 2019 Wesak Day Holiday All regions except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu
May 22, 2019 May 22, 2019 Nuzul Quran All regions except Johor, Kedah, Malacca, Sabah, Sarawak
May 30, 2019 May 30, 2019 Harvest Festival Sabah and Labuan only
May 31, 2019 May 31, 2019 Harvest Festival Sabah and Labuan only
June 1, 2019 June 1, 2019 Harvest Festival Sarawak only
June 2, 2019 June 2, 2019 Harvest Festival Sarawak only
June 5, 2019 June 5, 2019 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Eid Al-Fitr
June 6, 2019 June 6, 2019 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
June 16, 2019 June 16, 2019 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
July 7, 2019 July 7, 2019 Georgetown Heritage Day Penang only. Georgetown was given Unesco World Heritage Site status in 2009
July 13, 2019 July 13, 2019 State Public Holiday Penang only. 2nd Saturday in July
July 22, 2019 July 22, 2019 Sarawak Day
Aug. 12, 2019 Aug. 12, 2019 Hari Raya Haji Festival of Sacrifice
Aug. 13, 2019 Aug. 13, 2019 Hari Raya Haji Holiday Kedah, Perlis only. Second day of Festival of Sacrifice
Aug. 31, 2019 Aug. 31, 2019 National Day Independence Day
Sept. 1, 2019 Sept. 1, 2019 Awal Muharram Islamic New Year
Sept. 9, 2019 Sept. 9, 2019 Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong King's Birthday. Second Saturday in September
Sept. 14, 2019 Sept. 14, 2019 Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Sarawak only. 2nd Saturday in September
Sept. 16, 2019 Sept. 16, 2019 Malaysia Day Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Oct. 5, 2019 Oct. 5, 2019 Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Sabah only. 1st Saturday in October
Oct. 12, 2019 Oct. 12, 2019 Melaka Governor's Birthday Melaka only. 2nd Saturday in October
Oct. 24, 2019 Oct. 24, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Pahang only. Always celebrated on 24 October
Oct. 27, 2019 Oct. 27, 2019 Deepavali The festival of lights. Except Sarawak
Nov. 6, 2019 Nov. 6, 2019 The Sultan of Johor Hol Johor only. Marks the death of a state Sultan
Nov. 9, 2019 Nov. 9, 2019 Maulidur Rasul
Nov. 11, 2019 Nov. 11, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Kelantan only. Always celebrated on 11 November
Nov. 12, 2019 Nov. 12, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Kelantan only. Second day. Always celebrated on 12 November
Nov. 27, 2019 Nov. 27, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Perak only. Always celebrated on 27 November
Dec. 11, 2019 Dec. 11, 2019 Birthday of The Sultan of Selangor Selangor only. Always celebrated on 11 December
Dec. 25, 2019 Dec. 25, 2019 Christmas Day Internationally observed Christian holiday