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National Holidays in Malaysia in 2022

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DayDateHoliday NameTypeComments
SaturdayJanuary 01New Year's DayRegional HolidayMost states
FridayJanuary 14Birthday of the Sultan of Negeri SembilanRegional HolidayNegeri Sembilan only
TuesdayJanuary 18ThaipusamRegional HolidaySeveral states
TuesdayFebruary 01Chinese New YearNational Holiday1st day of 1st lunar month
WednesdayFebruary 02Chinese New Year HolidayNational Holiday2nd day of 1st lunar month
ThursdayFebruary 03Federal Territory Day HolidayRegional HolidayKuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya
TuesdayMarch 01Isra and MirajRegional HolidayKedah, Perlis, Negeri Sembilan, Terengganu
FridayMarch 04Anniversary of Installation of the SultanRegional HolidayTerengganu
WednesdayMarch 23Birthday of the Sultan of JohorRegional HolidayJohor only
SundayApril 03Beginning of RamadanRegional HolidayJohor, Kedah, Malacca
FridayApril 15Declaration of Malacca as a Historical CityRegional HolidayMalacca
FridayApril 15Good FridayRegional HolidaySabah and Sarawak
TuesdayApril 19Nuzul Al-Quran DayRegional HolidayMany regions
TuesdayApril 26Birthday of the Sultan of TerengganuRegional HolidayTerengganu
SundayMay 01Labour DayNational HolidayInternational Workers' Day
MondayMay 02Hari Raya AidilfitriNational HolidayEnd of Ramadan
TuesdayMay 03Hari Raya Aidilfitri HolidayNational Holiday
WednesdayMay 04Hari Raya Aidilfitri HolidayRegional HolidayJohor
WednesdayMay 04Labour Day (in lieu)Regional HolidayMost states
SundayMay 08Mother's DayNot a Public Holiday2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
SundayMay 15Wesak DayNational HolidayBirth of Buddha
MondayMay 16Wesak Day (in lieu)Regional HolidayBirth of Buddha
TuesdayMay 17Birthday of the Raja of PerlisRegional HolidayPerlis only
SundayMay 22The Sultan of Pahang HolRegional HolidayPahang
MondayMay 30Pesta KaamatanRegional HolidaySabah and Labuan only
TuesdayMay 31Pesta KaamatanRegional HolidaySabah and Labuan only
WednesdayJune 01Gawai DayakRegional HolidaySarawak
ThursdayJune 02Gawai DayakRegional HolidaySarawak
MondayJune 06Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan AgongNational Holiday1st Monday in June
SundayJune 19Birthday of the Sultan of KedahRegional HolidayKedah only
SundayJune 19Father's DayNot a Public Holiday3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
ThursdayJuly 07George Town Heritage DayRegional HolidayPenang only
SaturdayJuly 09Birthday of the Governor of PenangRegional HolidayPenang
SaturdayJuly 09Arafat DayRegional Holiday
SundayJuly 10Hari Raya HajiNational HolidayFeast of the sacrifice
MondayJuly 11Hari Raya Haji HolidayRegional HolidayFeast of the sacrifice
MondayJuly 11Hari Raya Haji (in lieu)Regional HolidayFeast of the sacrifice
FridayJuly 22Sarawak DayRegional Holiday
SaturdayJuly 30Birthday of the Sultan of PahangRegional HolidayPahang only
SaturdayJuly 30Awal MuharramNational HolidayHijri New Year
WednesdayAugust 24Melaka Governor's BirthdayRegional HolidayMelaka
WednesdayAugust 31National DayNational HolidayIndependence Day
SaturdaySeptember 03The Sultan of Johor HolRegional HolidayJohor only
SundaySeptember 11Public HolidayRegional HolidayJohor
FridaySeptember 16Malaysia DayNational HolidayBecame a Federal Holiday in 2010
SaturdayOctober 01Birthday of the Governor of SabahRegional HolidaySabah only. 1st Saturday in October
SaturdayOctober 08Birthday of the Governor of SarawakRegional HolidaySarawak only
SundayOctober 09Maulidur RasulNational HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
MondayOctober 10Maulidur Rasul (in lieu)Regional HolidayExcept JR, KDH, KTN, TRG
SundayOctober 16Public HolidayRegional HolidayJohor
MondayOctober 24DeepavaliRegional HolidayExcept Sarawak
FridayNovember 04Birthday of the Sultan of PerakRegional HolidayPerak
FridayNovember 11Birthday of the Sultan of KelantanRegional HolidayKelantan only
SaturdayNovember 12Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan HolidayRegional HolidayKelantan only. Second day
FridayNovember 18Public HolidayRegional HolidayIn conjunction with the 15th General Election
SaturdayNovember 19Public HolidayRegional HolidayFor participation in General Elections
SundayNovember 20Public HolidayRegional HolidayIn conjunction with the 15th General Election
SundayNovember 27Public HolidayRegional HolidayJohor
MondayNovember 28Public HolidayRegional HolidayFor participation in General Elections
SundayDecember 11Birthday of The Sultan of SelangorRegional HolidaySelangor only
MondayDecember 12Birthday of The Sultan of Selangor (in lieu)Regional HolidaySelangor only
SaturdayDecember 24Christmas EveRegional HolidaySabah
SundayDecember 25Christmas DayNational Holiday
MondayDecember 26Christmas Day (in lieu)National Holiday