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National Holidays in Malaysia in 2024

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DayDateHoliday NameTypeComments
MondayJanuary 01New Year's DayRegional HolidayMost states
SundayJanuary 14Birthday of the Sultan of Negeri SembilanRegional HolidayNegeri Sembilan only
ThursdayJanuary 25ThaipusamRegional HolidaySeveral states
ThursdayFebruary 01Federal Territory DayRegional HolidayKuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya
WednesdayFebruary 07Isra and MirajRegional HolidayKedah, Perlis and Negeri Sembilan
SaturdayFebruary 10Chinese New YearNational Holiday1st day of 1st lunar month
SundayFebruary 11Chinese New Year HolidayRegional Holiday2nd day of 1st lunar Except Terengganu
SundayFebruary 11Chinese New YearRegional Holiday2nd day of 1st lunar Except Terengganu
MondayMarch 04Anniversary of Installation of the SultanRegional HolidayTerengganu
MondayMarch 11Beginning of RamadanRegional HolidayJohor, Kedah and Johor, Kedah, Malacca only
SaturdayMarch 23Birthday of the Sultan of JohorRegional HolidayJohor only
ThursdayMarch 28Nuzul Al-Quran DayRegional HolidayAll regions except Johor, Kedah, Malacca, Sabah, Sarawak
FridayMarch 29Good FridayRegional HolidaySabah and Sarawak
WednesdayApril 10Hari Raya AidilfitriNational HolidayEnd of Ramadan
ThursdayApril 11Hari Raya Aidilfitri HolidayNational HolidaySecond day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
MondayApril 15Declaration of Malacca as a Historical CityRegional HolidayMalacca
FridayApril 26Birthday of the Sultan of TerengganuRegional HolidayTerengganu only. Always celebrated on 26 April
WednesdayMay 01Labour DayRegional HolidayInternational Workers' Day
SundayMay 12Mother's DayNot a Public Holiday2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
FridayMay 17Birthday of the Raja of PerlisRegional HolidayPerlis only
WednesdayMay 22The Sultan of Pahang HolRegional HolidayPahang
WednesdayMay 22Wesak DayNational HolidayBirth of Buddha
ThursdayMay 30Pesta KaamatanRegional HolidaySabah and Labuan only
FridayMay 31Pesta KaamatanRegional HolidaySabah and Labuan only
SaturdayJune 01Gawai DayakRegional HolidaySarawak
MondayJune 03Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan AgongNational Holiday1st Monday in June
SundayJune 16Father's DayNot a Public Holiday3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
MondayJune 17Hari Raya HajiNational HolidayFestival of Sacrifice
TuesdayJune 18Hari Raya Haji HolidayRegional HolidaySome states
TuesdayJune 18Birthday of the Sultan of KedahRegional HolidayKedah only
SundayJuly 07George Town Heritage DayRegional HolidayPenang only
MondayJuly 08Birthday of the Governor of PenangRegional HolidayPenang
MondayJuly 08Awal MuharramNational HolidayHijri New Year
MondayJuly 22Sarawak DayRegional Holiday
TuesdayJuly 30Birthday of the Sultan of PahangRegional HolidayPahang only
FridayAugust 23The Sultan of Johor HolRegional HolidayJohor only
SaturdayAugust 24Melaka Governor's BirthdayRegional HolidayMelaka
SaturdayAugust 31National DayNational HolidayIndependence Day
SundaySeptember 15Maulidur RasulNational HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
MondaySeptember 16Malaysia DayNational HolidayBecame a Federal Holiday in 2010
SaturdayOctober 05Birthday of the Governor of SabahRegional HolidaySabah only. 1st Saturday in October
MondayOctober 14Birthday of the Governor of SarawakRegional HolidaySarawak only
FridayNovember 01DeepavaliRegional HolidayThe festival of lights. Except Sarawak
SundayNovember 03Birthday of the Sultan of PerakRegional HolidayPerak
MondayNovember 11Birthday of the Sultan of KelantanRegional HolidayKelantan only
TuesdayNovember 12Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan HolidayRegional HolidayKelantan only. Second day
WednesdayDecember 11Birthday of The Sultan of SelangorRegional HolidaySelangor
TuesdayDecember 24Christmas EveRegional HolidaySabah
WednesdayDecember 25Christmas DayNational Holiday