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Holidays and Observances in Malaysia in 2021

Holidays and Observances in Malaysia in 2021

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayState HolidayAll except JHR, KDH, KTN, PLS, TRG
Jan 14ThursdayBirthday of Yang di-Pertuan BesarState HolidayNSN
Jan 28ThursdayThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
Feb 1MondayFederal Territory DayFederal Territory HolidayKUL, LBN, PJY
Feb 12FridayChinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday 
Feb 13SaturdaySecond day of Chinese Lunar New YearFederal Public HolidayAll except KTN, TRG
Feb 13SaturdayChinese Lunar New Year HolidayState HolidayKelantan, Terengganu
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 4ThursdayAnniversary of the Coronation of the Sultan of TerengganuState HolidayTerengganu
Mar 11ThursdayIsra and Mi'rajState HolidayKDH, NSN, PLS, TRG
Mar 20SaturdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 23TuesdayBirthday of the Sultan of JohorState HolidayJohor
Apr 2FridayGood FridayState HolidaySabah, Sarawak
Apr 4SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 13TuesdayFirst Day of RamadanState HolidayJHR, KDH, MLK
Apr 15ThursdayDeclaration of Malacca as Historical CityState HolidayMalacca
Apr 26MondayBirthday of the Sultan of TerengganuState HolidayTerengganu
Apr 29ThursdayNuzul Al-QuranState HolidayKTN, KUL, LBN, PHG, PJY, PLS, PNG, PRK, SGR, TRG
May 1SaturdayLabour DayFederal Public Holiday 
May 13ThursdayHari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
May 14FridayHari Raya Puasa Day 2Federal Public Holiday 
May 22SaturdayPahang State HolidayState HolidayPahang
May 26WednesdayWesak DayFederal Public Holiday 
May 30SundayHarvest FestivalState HolidayLabuan, Sabah
May 31MondayHarvest Festival observedState HolidayLabuan, Sabah
May 31MondaySecond Day of Harvest FestivalState HolidayLabuan, Sabah
Jun 1TuesdayGawai DayakState HolidaySarawak
Jun 2WednesdayGawai Dayak HolidayState HolidaySarawak
Jun 7MondayThe Yang di-Pertuan Agong's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
Jun 20SundaySultan of Kedah's BirthdayState HolidayKedah
Jun 21MondayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 7WednesdayGeorge Town World Heritage City DayState HolidayPenang
Jul 10SaturdayPenang Governor's BirthdayState HolidayPenang
Jul 17SaturdayBirthday of the Raja of PerlisState HolidayPerlis
Jul 19MondayDay of ArafatState HolidayTerengganu
Jul 20TuesdayHari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday 
Jul 20TuesdayHari Raya Haji holidayFederal Public Holiday 
Jul 21WednesdayHari Raya Haji (Day 2)Common local holidayKDH, KTN, PLS, TRG
Jul 22ThursdaySarawak Independence DayState HolidaySarawak
Jul 30FridayBirthday of the Sultan of PahangState HolidayPahang
Aug 10TuesdayMuharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday 
Aug 24TuesdayBirthday of the Governor of MalaccaState HolidayMalacca
Aug 31TuesdayMalaysia's National DayFederal Public Holiday 
Sep 13MondayAlmarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol DayState HolidayJohor
Sep 16ThursdayMalaysia DayFederal Public Holiday 
Sep 23ThursdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 2SaturdayBirthday of the Governor of SabahState HolidaySabah
Oct 9SaturdayBirthday of the Governor of SarawakState HolidaySarawak
Oct 19TuesdayThe Prophet Muhammad's Birthday (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday 
Nov 4ThursdayDiwali/DeepavaliCommon local holidayAll except SWK
Nov 5FridayBirthday of the Sultan of PerakState HolidayPerak
Nov 11ThursdayBirthday of the Sultan of KelantanState HolidayKelantan
Nov 12FridayBirthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2)State HolidayKelantan
Dec 11SaturdayBirthday of the Sultan of SelangorState HolidaySelangor
Dec 21TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24FridayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 24FridayChristmas EveState HolidaySabah
Dec 25SaturdayChristmas DayFederal Public Holiday 
Dec 31FridayNew Year's EveObservance 

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