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Holidays and Observances in Malaysia in 2020

Holidays and Observances in Malaysia in 2020

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayCommon local holidayAll except JHR, KDH, KTN, PLS, TRG
Jan 14TuesdayBirthday of Yang di-Pertuan BesarCommon local holidayNegeri Sembilan
Jan 25SaturdayChinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday 
Jan 26SundaySecond day of Chinese Lunar New YearFederal Public Holiday 
Jan 27MondaySecond day of Chinese Lunar New YearFederal Public Holiday 
Feb 1SaturdayFederal Territory DayCommon local holidayKUL, LBN, PJY
Feb 8SaturdayThaipusamCommon local holidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
Feb 14FridayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 21FridayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday 
Mar 4WednesdayAnniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of TerengganuCommon local holidayTerengganu
Mar 10TuesdayHoliHindu Holiday 
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 22SundayIsra and Mi'rajCommon local holidayKDH, NSN, PLS
Mar 23MondayBirthday of the Sultan of JohorCommon local holidayJohor
Apr 10FridayGood FridayCommon local holidaySabah, Sarawak
Apr 12SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 15WednesdayDeclaration of Malacca as Historical CityCommon local holidayMalacca
Apr 24FridayRamadan beginsCommon local holidayJHR, KDH, MLK
Apr 26SundayBirthday of the Sultan of TerengganuCommon local holidayTerengganu
May 1FridayLabour DayFederal Public Holiday 
May 7ThursdayWesak DayFederal Public Holiday 
May 7ThursdayPahang State HolidayCommon local holidayPahang
May 10SundayNuzul Al-QuranCommon local holidayKTN, KUL, LBN, PHG, PJY, PLS, PNG, PRK, SGR, TRG
May 24SundayHari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
May 25MondayHari Raya Puasa Day 2Federal Public Holiday 
May 26TuesdayHari Raya PuasaFederal Public HolidayAll except JHR, KDH, KTN, TRG
May 30SaturdayHarvest FestivalCommon local holidayLabuan, Sabah
May 31SundayHarvest Festival Day 2Common local holidayLabuan, Sabah
Jun 1MondayHarvest Festival Day 2 observedCommon local holidayLabuan, Sabah
Jun 1MondayGawai DayakCommon local holidaySarawak
Jun 2TuesdayGawai Dayak HolidayCommon local holidaySarawak
Jun 6SaturdayThe Yang di-Pertuan Agong's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 7TuesdayGeorge Town World Heritage City DayLocal holidayPenang
Jul 11SaturdayPenang Governor's BirthdayLocal holidayPenang
Jul 17FridayBirthday of the Raja of PerlisLocal holidayPerlis
Jul 22WednesdaySarawak Independence DayCommon local holidaySarawak
Jul 31FridayHari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday 
Aug 1SaturdayHari Raya Haji (Day 2)Common local holidayKDH, KTN, PLS, TRG
Aug 2SundayHari Raya Haji holidayCommon local holidayJHR, KDH, KTN, TRG
Aug 3MondayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday 
Aug 11TuesdayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday 
Aug 20ThursdayMuharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday 
Aug 22SaturdayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday 
Aug 31MondayMalaysia's National DayFederal Public Holiday 
Sep 16WednesdayMalaysia DayFederal Public Holiday 
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 24ThursdayAlmarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol DayCommon local holidayJohor
Oct 3SaturdayBirthday of the Governor of SabahCommon local holidaySabah
Oct 9FridayBirthday of the Governor of MalaccaCommon local holidayMalacca
Oct 10SaturdayBirthday of the Governor of SarawakCommon local holidaySarawak
Oct 17SaturdayNavaratriHindu Holiday 
Oct 24SaturdayBirthday of the Sultan of PahangCommon local holidayPahang
Oct 25SundayDussehraHindu Holiday 
Oct 29ThursdayThe Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
Nov 6FridayBirthday of the Sultan of PerakCommon local holidayPerak
Nov 11WednesdayBirthday of the Sultan of KelantanCommon local holidayKelantan
Nov 12ThursdayBirthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2)Common local holidayKelantan
Nov 14SaturdayDiwali/DeepavaliCommon local holidayAll except SWK
Dec 11FridayBirthday of the Sultan of SelangorCommon local holidaySelangor
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayFederal Public Holiday 
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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