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National Holidays in Malaysia in 2020

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DayDateHoliday NameTypeComments
WednesdayJanuary 01New Year's DayRegional HolidayMost states
TuesdayJanuary 14Birthday of the Sultan of Negeri SembilanRegional HolidayNegeri Sembilan only
SundayJanuary 19Birthday of the Sultan of KedahRegional HolidayKedah only
SaturdayJanuary 25Chinese New YearNational Holiday1st day of 1st lunar month
SundayJanuary 26Chinese New Year HolidayNational Holiday2nd day of 1st lunar month
MondayJanuary 27Chinese New Year HolidayRegional Holiday3rd day of 1st lunar month
SaturdayFebruary 01Federal Territory DayRegional HolidayKuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya
SaturdayFebruary 08ThaipusamRegional HolidaySeveral states
WednesdayMarch 04Anniversary of Installation of the SultanRegional HolidayTerengganu
SundayMarch 22Isra and MirajRegional HolidayKedah, Perlis, Negeri Sembilan, Terengganu
MondayMarch 23Birthday of the Sultan of JohorRegional HolidayJohor only
FridayApril 10Good FridayRegional HolidaySabah and Sarawak
WednesdayApril 15Declaration of Malacca as a Historical CityRegional HolidayMalacca
FridayApril 24Beginning of RamadanRegional HolidayJohor, Kedah, Malacca
SundayApril 26Birthday of the Sultan of TerengganuRegional HolidayTerengganu
FridayMay 01Labour DayNational HolidayInternational Workers' Day
ThursdayMay 07Wesak DayNational HolidayBirth of Buddha
ThursdayMay 07The Sultan of Pahang HolRegional HolidayPahang
SundayMay 10Nuzul Al-Quran DayRegional HolidayMany regions
SundayMay 10Mother's DayNot a Public Holiday2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
SundayMay 24Hari Raya AidilfitriNational HolidayEnd of Ramadan
MondayMay 25Hari Raya Aidilfitri HolidayNational Holiday
TuesdayMay 26Hari Raya Aidilfitri HolidayRegional Holiday
SaturdayMay 30Pesta KaamatanRegional HolidaySabah and Labuan only
SundayMay 31Pesta KaamatanRegional HolidaySabah and Labuan only
MondayJune 01Gawai DayakRegional HolidaySarawak
TuesdayJune 02Gawai DayakRegional HolidaySarawak
MondayJune 08Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan AgongNational Holiday1st Monday in June
SundayJune 21Father's DayNot a Public Holiday3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
TuesdayJuly 07George Town Heritage DayRegional HolidayPenang only
SaturdayJuly 11Birthday of the Governor of PenangRegional HolidayPenang
FridayJuly 17Birthday of the Raja of PerlisRegional HolidayPerlis only
WednesdayJuly 22Sarawak DayRegional Holiday
ThursdayJuly 30Birthday of the Sultan of PahangRegional HolidayPahang only
ThursdayJuly 30Arafat DayRegional Holiday
FridayJuly 31Hari Raya HajiNational HolidayFeast of the sacrifice
SaturdayAugust 01Hari Raya Haji HolidayRegional HolidayFeast of the sacrifice
ThursdayAugust 20Awal MuharramNational HolidayHijri New Year
MondayAugust 31National DayNational HolidayIndependence Day
WednesdaySeptember 16Malaysia DayNational HolidayBecame a Federal Holiday in 2010
ThursdaySeptember 24The Sultan of Johor HolRegional HolidayJohor only
SaturdaySeptember 26Polling DayRegional HolidaySabah
SaturdayOctober 03Birthday of the Governor of SabahRegional HolidaySabah only. 1st Saturday in October
FridayOctober 09Melaka Governor's BirthdayRegional HolidayMelaka
SaturdayOctober 10Birthday of the Governor of SarawakRegional HolidaySarawak only
ThursdayOctober 29Maulidur RasulNational HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
FridayNovember 06Birthday of the Sultan of PerakRegional HolidayPerak
WednesdayNovember 11Birthday of the Sultan of KelantanRegional HolidayKelantan only
ThursdayNovember 12Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan HolidayRegional HolidayKelantan only. Second day
SaturdayNovember 14DeepavaliRegional HolidayThe festival of lights. Except Sarawak
FridayDecember 11Birthday of The Sultan of SelangorRegional HolidaySelangor only. Always celebrated on 11 December
ThursdayDecember 24Christmas EveRegional HolidaySabah
FridayDecember 25Christmas DayNational Holiday