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Holidays and Observances in Malaysia in 2019

Holidays and Observances in Malaysia in 2019

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1TuesdayNew Year's DayCommon local holidayAll except JHR, KDH, KTN, PLS, TRG
Jan 14MondayBirthday of Yang di-Pertuan BesarCommon local holidayNegeri Sembilan
Jan 21MondayThaipusamCommon local holidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
Feb 1FridayFederal Territory DayCommon local holidayKUL, LBN, PJY
Feb 5TuesdayChinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday 
Feb 6WednesdaySecond day of Chinese Lunar New YearFederal Public Holiday 
Feb 14ThursdayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 4MondayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday 
Mar 4MondayAnniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of TerengganuCommon local holidayTerengganu
Mar 21ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 21ThursdayHoliHindu Holiday 
Mar 23SaturdayBirthday of the Sultan of JohorCommon local holidayJohor
Apr 3WednesdayIsra and Mi'rajCommon local holidayKDH, NSN, PLS
Apr 15MondayDeclaration of Malacca as Historical CityCommon local holidayMalacca
Apr 19FridayGood FridayCommon local holidaySabah, Sarawak
Apr 21SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 27SaturdayBirthday of the Sultan of TerengganuCommon local holidayTerengganu
May 1WednesdayLabour DayFederal Public Holiday 
May 6MondayRamadan beginsCommon local holidayJHR, KDH, MLK
May 7TuesdayPahang State HolidayCommon local holidayPahang
May 19SundayWesak DayFederal Public Holiday 
May 20MondayWesak Day observedFederal Public Holiday 
May 22WednesdayNuzul Al-QuranCommon local holidayKTN, KUL, LBN, PHG, PJY, PLS, PNG, PRK, SGR, TRG
May 30ThursdayHarvest FestivalCommon local holidayLabuan, Sabah
May 31FridayHarvest Festival Day 2Common local holidayLabuan, Sabah
Jun 1SaturdayGawai DayakCommon local holidaySarawak
Jun 2SundayGawai Dayak HolidayCommon local holidaySarawak
Jun 3MondayGawai Dayak Holiday observedCommon local holidaySarawak
Jun 5WednesdayHari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
Jun 6ThursdayHari Raya Puasa Day 2Federal Public Holiday 
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 7SundayGeorge Town World Heritage City DayLocal holidayPenang
Jul 13SaturdayPenang Governor's BirthdayLocal holidayPenang
Jul 17WednesdayBirthday of the Raja of PerlisLocal holidayPerlis
Jul 22MondaySarawak Independence DayCommon local holidaySarawak
Jul 30TuesdayAdditional Public HolidayFederal Public Holiday 
Aug 11SundayHari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday 
Aug 12MondayHari Raya Haji (Day 2)Common local holidayKDH, KTN, PLS, TRG
Aug 15ThursdayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday 
Aug 24SaturdayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday 
Aug 31SaturdayMalaysia's National DayFederal Public Holiday 
Sep 1SundayMuharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday 
Sep 2MondayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday 
Sep 9MondayThe Yang di-Pertuan Agong's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
Sep 16MondayMalaysia DayFederal Public Holiday 
Sep 23MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 29SundayNavaratriHindu Holiday 
Oct 5SaturdayBirthday of the Governor of SabahCommon local holidaySabah
Oct 5SaturdayAlmarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol DayCommon local holidayJohor
Oct 8TuesdayDussehraHindu Holiday 
Oct 11FridayBirthday of the Governor of MalaccaCommon local holidayMalacca
Oct 12SaturdayBirthday of the Governor of SarawakCommon local holidaySarawak
Oct 24ThursdayBirthday of the Sultan of PahangCommon local holidayPahang
Oct 27SundayDiwali/DeepavaliCommon local holidayAll except SWK
Oct 28MondayDiwali/DeepavaliCommon local holidayAll except JHR, KDH, KTN, TRG
Nov 1FridayBirthday of the Sultan of PerakCommon local holidayPerak
Nov 9SaturdayThe Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
Nov 11MondayBirthday of the Sultan of KelantanCommon local holidayKelantan
Nov 12TuesdayBirthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2)Common local holidayKelantan
Dec 11WednesdayBirthday of the Sultan of SelangorCommon local holidaySelangor
Dec 22SundayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24TuesdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25WednesdayChristmas DayFederal Public Holiday 
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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