List of national public holidays of Malaysia in 2020

This page contains a calendar of all 2020 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, 2020 Jan. 1, 2020 New Year's Day All regions except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis, Terengganu
Jan. 14, 2020 Jan. 14, 2020 Birthday of the Sultan of Negeri Sembilan Negeri Sembilan only
Jan. 25, 2020 Jan. 25, 2020 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Jan. 26, 2020 Jan. 26, 2020 Chinese New Year Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar month. Except Kelantan, Terengganu
Feb. 1, 2020 Feb. 1, 2020 Federal Territory Day Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya only.
Feb. 8, 2020 Feb. 8, 2020 Thaipusam Hindu festival
March 4, 2020 March 4, 2020 Anniversary of Installation of the Sultan of Terengganu Terengganu only. Always celebrated on 4 March
March 22, 2020 March 22, 2020 Isra and Miraj Kedah, Perlis and Negeri Sembilan only
March 23, 2020 March 23, 2020 Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Johor only. Celebrated on 23 March from 2015
April 10, 2020 April 10, 2020 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday. Sabah, Sarawak only
April 15, 2020 April 15, 2020 Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City Malacca only. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 7 July 2008
April 24, 2020 April 24, 2020 Beginning of Ramadan Johor, Kedah, Malacca only
May 1, 2020 May 1, 2020 Labour Day International Workers Day
May 7, 2020 May 7, 2020 The Sultan of Pahang Hol Pahang only. Marks the death of a state Sultan
May 7, 2020 May 7, 2020 Wesak Day Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
May 8, 2020 May 8, 2020 Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu Terengganu only. Always celebrated on 26 April
May 10, 2020 May 10, 2020 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
May 17, 2020 May 17, 2020 Birthday of the Raja of Perlis Perlis only. Always celebrated on 17 May
May 24, 2020 May 24, 2020 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Eid Al-Fitr
May 25, 2020 May 25, 2020 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
May 30, 2020 May 30, 2020 Harvest Festival Sabah and Labuan only
May 31, 2020 May 31, 2020 Harvest Festival Sabah and Labuan only
June 1, 2020 June 1, 2020 Harvest Festival Sarawak only
June 2, 2020 June 2, 2020 Harvest Festival Sarawak only
June 21, 2020 June 21, 2020 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
July 7, 2020 July 7, 2020 Georgetown Heritage Day Penang only
July 11, 2020 July 11, 2020 State Public Holiday Penang only. 2nd Saturday in July
July 22, 2020 July 22, 2020 Sarawak Day
July 31, 2020 July 31, 2020 Hari Raya Haji Festival of Sacrifice
Aug. 1, 2020 Aug. 1, 2020 Hari Raya Haji Holiday Kelantan, Terengganu only. Second day of Festival of Sacrifice
Aug. 20, 2020 Aug. 20, 2020 Awal Muharram Islamic New Year
Aug. 31, 2020 Aug. 31, 2020 National Day Independence Day
Sept. 9, 2020 Sept. 9, 2020 Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong King's Birthday
Sept. 9, 2020 Sept. 9, 2020 Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Sarawak only. 9 September
Sept. 16, 2020 Sept. 16, 2020 Malaysia Day Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Oct. 3, 2020 Oct. 3, 2020 Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Sabah only. 1st Saturday in October
Oct. 12, 2020 Oct. 12, 2020 Melaka Governors Birthday Melaka only
Oct. 15, 2020 Oct. 15, 2020 The Sultan of Johor Hol Johor only. Marks the death of a state Sultan
Oct. 24, 2020 Oct. 24, 2020 Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Pahang only. Always celebrated on 24 October
Oct. 29, 2020 Oct. 29, 2020 Maulidur Rasul
Nov. 2, 2020 Nov. 2, 2020 Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Perak only
Nov. 5, 2020 Nov. 5, 2020 Nuzul Quran Many regions
Nov. 11, 2020 Nov. 11, 2020 Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Kelantan only. Always celebrated on 11 November
Nov. 12, 2020 Nov. 12, 2020 Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Kelantan only. Second day. Always celebrated on 12 November
Nov. 14, 2020 Nov. 14, 2020 Deepavali The festival of lights. Except Sarawak
Dec. 11, 2020 Dec. 11, 2020 Birthday of The Sultan of Selangor Selangor only. Always celebrated on 11 December
Dec. 25, 2020 Dec. 25, 2020 Christmas Day Internationally observed Christian holiday