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Holidays and Observances in Malaysia in 2023

Holidays and Observances in Malaysia in 2023

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayState HolidayAll except JHR, KDH, KTN, PLS, TRG
Jan 2MondayNew Year's Day observedState HolidayAll except JHR, KDH, KTN, PLS, TRG
Jan 14SaturdayBirthday of Yang di-Pertuan BesarState HolidayNSN
Jan 22SundayChinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday 
Jan 23MondaySecond day of Chinese Lunar New YearFederal Public HolidayAll except KTN, TRG
Jan 23MondayChinese Lunar New Year HolidayState HolidayKelantan, Terengganu
Feb 1WednesdayFederal Territory DayFederal Territory HolidayKUL, LBN, PJY
Feb 14TuesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 18SaturdayIsra and Mi'rajState HolidayKDH, NSN, PLS, TRG
Mar 4SaturdayAnniversary of the Coronation of the Sultan of TerengganuState HolidayTerengganu
Mar 21TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 23ThursdayFirst Day of RamadanState HolidayJHR, KDH, MLK
Mar 23ThursdayBirthday of the Sultan of JohorState HolidayJohor
Apr 7FridayGood FridayState HolidaySabah, Sarawak
Apr 8SaturdayNuzul Al-QuranState HolidayKTN, KUL, LBN, PHG, PJY, PLS, PNG, PRK, SGR, TRG
Apr 9SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 15SaturdayDeclaration of Malacca as Historical CityState HolidayMalacca
Apr 22SaturdayHari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
Apr 23SundayHari Raya Puasa Day 2Federal Public Holiday 
Apr 26WednesdayBirthday of the Sultan of TerengganuState HolidayTerengganu
May 1MondayLabour DayFederal Public Holiday 
May 22MondayPahang State HolidayState HolidayPahang
May 30TuesdayHarvest FestivalState HolidayLabuan, Sabah
May 31WednesdaySecond Day of Harvest FestivalState HolidayLabuan, Sabah
Jun 1ThursdayGawai DayakState HolidaySarawak
Jun 2FridayGawai Dayak HolidayState HolidaySarawak
Jun 5MondayThe Yang di-Pertuan Agong's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 28WednesdayDay of Arafat (Tentative Date)State HolidayTerengganu
Jun 29ThursdayHari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday 
Jun 30FridayHari Raya Haji (Day 2)Common local holidayKDH, KTN, PLS, TRG
Jul 7FridayGeorge Town World Heritage City DayState HolidayPenang
Jul 8SaturdayPenang Governor's BirthdayState HolidayPenang
Jul 17MondayBirthday of the Raja of PerlisState HolidayPerlis
Jul 19WednesdayMuharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday 
Jul 22SaturdaySarawak Independence DayState HolidaySarawak
Jul 30SundayBirthday of the Sultan of PahangCommon local holidayPahang
Jul 31MondayBirthday of the Sultan of Pahang observedCommon local holidayPahang
Aug 23WednesdayAlmarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol DayCommon local holidayJohor
Aug 31ThursdayMalaysia's National DayFederal Public Holiday 
Sep 16SaturdayMalaysia DayFederal Public Holiday 
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 27WednesdayThe Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
Oct 7SaturdayBirthday of the Governor of SabahCommon local holidaySabah
Oct 13FridayBirthday of the Governor of MalaccaCommon local holidayMalacca
Oct 14SaturdayBirthday of the Governor of SarawakCommon local holidaySarawak
Nov 3FridayBirthday of the Sultan of PerakCommon local holidayPerak
Nov 11SaturdayBirthday of the Sultan of KelantanCommon local holidayKelantan
Nov 12SundayBirthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2)Common local holidayKelantan
Dec 11MondayBirthday of the Sultan of SelangorCommon local holidaySelangor
Dec 22FridayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SundayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 24SundayChristmas EveState HolidaySabah
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayFederal Public Holiday 
Dec 31SundayNew Year's EveObservance 

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