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
Tuesday Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day All regions except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis, Terengganu
Tuesday Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day
Monday Jan. 14, 2019 Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar
Monday Jan. 14, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Negeri Sembilan Negeri Sembilan only
Monday Jan. 21, 2019 Thaipusam Hindu festival. Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang, Selangor only
Friday Feb. 1, 2019 Federal Territory Day Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya only.
Tuesday Feb. 5, 2019 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Tuesday Feb. 5, 2019 Chinese Lunar New Year's Day
Wednesday Feb. 6, 2019 Chinese New Year Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar Except Terengganu
Wednesday Feb. 6, 2019 Second day of Chinese Lunar New Year
Thursday Feb. 14, 2019 Valentine's Day
Monday March 4, 2019 Anniversary of Installation of the Sultan of Terengganu Terengganu only. Always celebrated on 4 March
Monday March 4, 2019 Anniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu
Monday March 4, 2019 Maha Shivaratri
Thursday March 21, 2019 March Equinox
Thursday March 21, 2019 Holi
Saturday March 23, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Johor only. Celebrated on 23 March from 2015
Saturday March 23, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Johor
Wednesday April 3, 2019 Isra and Miraj Kedah, Perlis and Negeri Sembilan only
Wednesday April 3, 2019 Isra and Mi'raj
Monday April 15, 2019 Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City Malacca only. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 7 July 2008
Monday April 15, 2019 Declaration of Malacca as Historical City
Friday April 19, 2019 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday. Sabah, Sarawak only
Friday April 19, 2019 Good Friday
Sunday April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday
Friday April 26, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu Terengganu only. Always celebrated on 26 April
Wednesday May 1, 2019 Labour Day International Workers Day
Wednesday May 1, 2019 Labour Day
Sunday May 5, 2019 Beginning of Ramadan Johor, Kedah and Johor, Kedah, Malacca only
Monday May 6, 2019 Ramadan begins
Tuesday May 7, 2019 The Sultan of Pahang Hol Pahang only. Marks the death of a state Sultan
Tuesday May 7, 2019 Pahang State Holiday
Sunday May 12, 2019 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Friday May 17, 2019 Birthday of the Raja of Perlis Perlis only. Always celebrated on 17 May
Sunday May 19, 2019 Wesak Day Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
Monday May 20, 2019 Wesak Day Holiday All regions except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu
Wednesday May 22, 2019 Nuzul Al-Quran
Wednesday May 22, 2019 Nuzul Quran All regions except Johor, Kedah, Malacca, Sabah, Sarawak
Thursday May 30, 2019 Harvest Festival Sabah and Labuan only
Friday May 31, 2019 Harvest Festival Day 2
Friday May 31, 2019 Harvest Festival Sabah and Labuan only
Saturday June 1, 2019 Harvest Festival Sarawak only
Saturday June 1, 2019 Gawai Dayak
Sunday June 2, 2019 Gawai Dayak Holiday
Sunday June 2, 2019 Harvest Festival Sarawak only
Wednesday June 5, 2019 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Eid Al-Fitr
Wednesday June 5, 2019 Hari Raya Puasa
Thursday June 6, 2019 Hari Raya Puasa Day 2
Thursday June 6, 2019 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
Sunday June 16, 2019 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Friday June 21, 2019 June Solstice
Sunday July 7, 2019 George Town World Heritage City Day
Sunday July 7, 2019 Georgetown Heritage Day Penang only. Georgetown was given Unesco World Heritage Site status in 2009
Saturday July 13, 2019 State Public Holiday Penang only. 2nd Saturday in July
Saturday July 13, 2019 Penang Governor's Birthday
Monday July 22, 2019 Sarawak Independence Day
Monday July 22, 2019 Sarawak Day
Tuesday July 30, 2019 Additional Public Holiday
Monday Aug. 12, 2019 Hari Raya Haji (Day 2)
Monday Aug. 12, 2019 Hari Raya Haji Festival of Sacrifice
Tuesday Aug. 13, 2019 Hari Raya Haji Holiday Kedah, Perlis only. Second day of Festival of Sacrifice
Thursday Aug. 15, 2019 Raksha Bandhan
Saturday Aug. 24, 2019 Janmashtami
Saturday Aug. 31, 2019 National Day Independence Day
Saturday Aug. 31, 2019 Malaysia's National Day
Sunday Sept. 1, 2019 Muharram/New Year
Sunday Sept. 1, 2019 Awal Muharram Islamic New Year
Monday Sept. 2, 2019 Ganesh Chaturthi
Monday Sept. 9, 2019 The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday
Monday Sept. 9, 2019 Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong King's Birthday. Second Saturday in September
Saturday Sept. 14, 2019 Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Sarawak only. 2nd Saturday in September
Monday Sept. 16, 2019 Malaysia Day Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Monday Sept. 23, 2019 September Equinox
Sunday Sept. 29, 2019 Navaratri
Saturday Oct. 5, 2019 Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Sabah only. 1st Saturday in October
Saturday Oct. 5, 2019 Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day
Saturday Oct. 5, 2019 Birthday of the Governor of Sabah
Tuesday Oct. 8, 2019 Dussehra
Friday Oct. 11, 2019 Birthday of the Governor of Malacca
Saturday Oct. 12, 2019 Melaka Governor's Birthday Melaka only. 2nd Saturday in October
Saturday Oct. 12, 2019 Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak
Thursday Oct. 24, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Pahang only. Always celebrated on 24 October
Thursday Oct. 24, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang
Sunday Oct. 27, 2019 Deepavali The festival of lights. Except Sarawak
Sunday Oct. 27, 2019 Diwali/Deepavali
Wednesday Nov. 6, 2019 The Sultan of Johor Hol Johor only. Marks the death of a state Sultan
Saturday Nov. 9, 2019 The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
Saturday Nov. 9, 2019 Maulidur Rasul
Monday Nov. 11, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Kelantan only. Always celebrated on 11 November
Tuesday Nov. 12, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Kelantan only. Second day. Always celebrated on 12 November
Tuesday Nov. 12, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2)
Wednesday Nov. 27, 2019 Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Perak only. Always celebrated on 27 November
Wednesday Dec. 11, 2019 Birthday of The Sultan of Selangor Selangor only. Always celebrated on 11 December
Sunday Dec. 22, 2019 December Solstice
Tuesday Dec. 24, 2019 Christmas Eve
Wednesday Dec. 25, 2019 Christmas Day
Wednesday Dec. 25, 2019 Christmas Day Internationally observed Christian holiday
Tuesday Dec. 31, 2019 New Year's Eve