PUBLIC HOLIDAYS MALAYSIA 2016

There is no doubt all of us love public holidays. Here are the list of public holidays you may want to look forward. Regardless you are planning for vacation, taking a break from work or school or visiting your loved ones, we are glad that this holiday planner will give you some hints to plan ahead. Malaysi love Public Holidays

Date Day Holiday State
JAN
1 Jan Fri New Year National (except Johor, Kedah,
Kelantan, Perlis & Terengganu)
14 Jan Thu Yang Di-Pertuan Besar
Negeri Sembilan’s Birthday
Negeri Sembilan
17 Jan Sun Sultan of Kedah’s Birthday Kedah
24 Jan Sun Thaipusam * Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor,
Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, Perak,
Penang & Selangor
25 Jan Mon Thaipusam * Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya,
Negeri Sembilan, Perak,
Penang & Selangor
FEB
1 Feb Mon Federal Territory Day Kuala Lumpur, Labuan &
Putrajaya
8 Feb Mon Chinese New Year National
9 Feb Tue Chinese New Year 2nd Day National
MAR
4 Mar Fri Anniversary of Installation of
Sultan of Terengganu
Terengganu
23 Mar Wed Sultan of Johor’s Birthday Johor
25 Mar Fri Easter – Good Friday Sabah & Sarawak
APR
15 Apr Fri Declaration of Melaka as a Historical City Melaka
26 Apr Tue Sultan of Terengganu’s Birthday Terengganu
MAY
1 May Sun Labour Day National
5 May Thu Israk & Mikraj Kedah, Negeri Sembilan
& Perlis
7 May Sat Hari Hol Pahang Pahang
17 May Tue Raja Perlis’ Birthday Perlis
21 May Sat Wesak Day National
30 May Mon Harvest Festival Sabah & Labuan
31 May Tue Harvest Festival
2nd Day
Sabah & Labuan
JUN
1 Jun Wed Hari Gawai Sarawak
2 Jun Thu Hari Gawai
2nd Day
Sarawak
4 Jun Sat Agong’s Birthday National
6 Jun Mon Awal Ramadan * Johor, Kedah & Melaka
22 Jun Wed Nuzul Al-Quran Kelantan, Kuala Lumpur, Labuan,
Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Penang,
Putrajaya, Selangor & Terengganu
JUL
6 Jul Wed Hari Raya Aidilfitri * National
7 Jul Thu Hari Raya Aidilfitri
2nd Day *
National
7 Jul Thu Georgetown World Heritage City Day Penang
8 Jul Fri Special One-Off Public Holiday Penang
9 Jul Sat Penang Governor’s Birthday Penang
22 Jul Fri Sarawak’s Independence
from British Colonisation
Sarawak
AUG
31 Aug Wed National Day /
Merdeka Day
National
SEP
10 Sep Sat Sarawak Governor’s Birthday Sarawak
12 Sep Mon Hari Raya Haji * National
13 Sep Tue Hari Raya Haji
2nd Day *
Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis
& Terengganu
16 Sep Fri Malaysia Day National
OCT
1 Oct Sat Sabah Governor’s Birthday Sabah
2 Oct Sun Awal Muharram National
3 Oct Mon Awal Muharram
Holiday
National (except Johor, Kedah,
Kelantan &Terengganu)
14 Oct Fri Melaka Governor’s Birthday Melaka
24 Oct Mon Sultan of Pahang’s Birthday Pahang
29 Oct Sat Deepavali * National (except Sarawak)
NOV
4 Nov Fri Sultan of Perak’s Birthday Perak
6 Nov Sun Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Johor
11 Nov Fri Sultan of Kelantan’s Birthday Kelantan
12 Nov Sat Sultan of Kelantan’s Birthday
2nd Day
Kelantan
DEC
11 Dec Sun Sultan of Selangor’s Birthday Selangor
12 Dec Mon Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday National
25 Dec Sun Christmas National
26 Dec Mon Christmas
(Additional Holiday)
National (except Johor, Kedah,
Kelantan, & Terengganu)

Visit kabinet.gov.my for the original release.

*Subject to change

Public Holidays 2017

This list has now been updated to reflect the official 2017 dates released by the Government.

Date Day Holiday Notes
JAN
1 Jan Sun New Year National (except Johor, Kedah,
Kelantan, Perlis & Terengganu)
14 Jan Sat Yang Di-Pertuan Besar
Negeri Sembilan’s Birthday
Negeri Sembilan
15 Jan Sun Sultan of Kedah’s Birthday Kedah
28 Jan Sat Chinese New Year National
29 Jan Sun Chinese New Year
2nd Day
National
FEB
1 Feb Wed Federal Territory Day Kuala Lumpur, Labuan
& Putrajaya
9 Feb Thu Thaipusam * Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor,
Negeri Sembilan, Perak,
Penang & Selangor
MAR
4 Mar Sat Anniversary of Installation of
Sultan of Terengganu
Terengganu
23 Mar Thu Sultan of Johor’s Birthday Johor
APR
14 Apr Fri Easter – Good Friday Sabah & Sarawak
15 Apr Sat Declaration of Melaka as a Historical City Melaka
24 Apr Mon Israk & Mikraj Kedah, Negeri Sembilan
& Perlis
26 Apr Wed Sultan of Terengganu’s Birthday Terengganu
MAY
1 May Mon Labour Day National
7 May Sun Hari Hol Pahang Pahang
10 May Wed Wesak Day National
17 May Wed Raja Perlis’ Birthday Perlis
27 May Sat Awal Ramadan * Johor, Kedah & Melaka
30 May Tue Harvest Festival Sabah & Labuan
31 May Wed Harvest Festival
2nd Day
Sabah & Labuan
JUN
1 Jun Thu Hari Gawai Sarawak
2 Jun Fri Hari Gawai
2nd Day
Sarawak
3 Jun Sat Agong’s Birthday National
12 Jun Mon Nuzul Al-Quran Kelantan, Kuala Lumpur, Labuan,
Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Penang,
Putrajaya, Selangor & Terengganu
25 Jun Sun Hari Raya Aidilfitri * National
26 Jun Mon Hari Raya Aidilfitri
2nd Day *
National
JUL
7 Jul Fri Georgetown World Heritage City Day Penang
8 Jul Sat Penang Governor’s Birthday Penang
22 Jul Sat Sarawak’s Independence
from British Colonisation
Sarawak
AUG
31 Aug Thu National Day /
Merdeka Day
National
SEP
1 Sep Fri Hari Raya Haji * National
2 Sep Sat Hari Raya Haji
2nd Day *
Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis
& Terengganu
9 Sep Sat Sarawak Governor’s Birthday Sarawak
16 Sep Sat Malaysia Day National
21 Sep Thu Awal Muharram National
OCT
7 Oct Sat Sabah Governor’s Birthday Sabah
13 Oct Fri Melaka Governor’s Birthday Melaka
18 Oct Wed Deepavali * National (except Sarawak)
24 Oct Tue Sultan of Pahang’s Birthday Pahang
26 Oct Thu Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Johor
NOV
3 Nov Fri Sultan of Perak’s Birthday Perak
11 Nov Sat Sultan of Kelantan’s Birthday Kelantan
12 Nov Sun Sultan of Kelantan’s Birthday
2nd Day
Kelantan
DEC
1 Dec Fri Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday National
11 Dec Mon Sultan of Selangor’s Birthday Selangor
25 Dec Mon Christmas National