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Holidays and Observances in Malaysia in 2026

Holidays and Observances in Malaysia in 2026

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1ThursdayNew Year's DayState HolidayAll except JHR, KDH, KTN, PLS, TRG
Jan 14WednesdayBirthday of Yang di-Pertuan BesarState HolidayNSN
Jan 16FridayIsra and Mi'raj (Tentative Date)State HolidayKDH, NSN, PLS, TRG
Feb 1SundayFederal Territory DayFederal Territory HolidayKUL, LBN, PJY
Feb 2MondayFederal Territory Day observedFederal Territory HolidayKUL, LBN, PJY
Feb 14SaturdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 17TuesdayLunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday 
Feb 18WednesdaySecond Day of Lunar New YearFederal Public HolidayAll except KTN, TRG
Feb 18WednesdayLunar New Year HolidayState HolidayKelantan, Terengganu
Feb 18WednesdayFirst Day of Ramadan (Tentative Date)State HolidayJHR, KDH, MLK
Mar 4WednesdayAnniversary of the Coronation of the Sultan of TerengganuState HolidayTerengganu
Mar 6FridayNuzul Al-Quran (Tentative Date)State HolidayKTN, KUL, LBN, PHG, PJY, PLS, PNG, PRK, SGR, TRG
Mar 20FridayHari Raya Puasa (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday 
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 21SaturdayHari Raya Puasa Day 2 (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday 
Mar 23MondayBirthday of the Sultan of JohorState HolidayJohor
Apr 3FridayGood FridayState HolidaySabah, Sarawak
Apr 5SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 15WednesdayDeclaration of Malacca as Historical CityState HolidayMalacca
Apr 26SundayBirthday of the Sultan of TerengganuState HolidayTerengganu
May 1FridayLabour DayFederal Public Holiday 
May 22FridayPahang State HolidayState HolidayPahang
May 26TuesdayDay of Arafat (Tentative Date)State HolidayKelantan, Terengganu
May 27WednesdayHari Raya Haji (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday 
May 28ThursdayHari Raya Haji (Day 2) (Tentative Date)Common local holidayKDH, KTN, PLS, TRG
May 30SaturdayHarvest FestivalState HolidayLabuan, Sabah
May 31SundaySecond Day of Harvest FestivalState HolidayLabuan, Sabah
Jun 1MondayThe Yang di-Pertuan Agong's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
Jun 1MondaySecond Day of Harvest Festival observedState HolidayLabuan, Sabah
Jun 1MondayGawai DayakState HolidaySarawak
Jun 2TuesdayGawai Dayak HolidayState HolidaySarawak
Jun 17WednesdayMuharram/New Year (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday 
Jun 21SundaySultan of Kedah's BirthdayState HolidayKedah
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 7TuesdayGeorge Town World Heritage City DayState HolidayPenang
Jul 11SaturdayPenang Governor's BirthdayState HolidayPenang
Jul 17FridayBirthday of the Raja of PerlisState HolidayPerlis
Jul 22WednesdaySarawak Independence DayState HolidaySarawak
Jul 22WednesdayAlmarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day (Tentative Date)State HolidayJohor
Jul 30ThursdayBirthday of the Sultan of PahangState HolidayPahang
Aug 24MondayBirthday of the Governor of MalaccaState HolidayMalacca
Aug 26WednesdayThe Prophet Muhammad's Birthday (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday 
Aug 31MondayMalaysia's National DayFederal Public Holiday 
Sep 16WednesdayMalaysia DayFederal Public Holiday 
Sep 23WednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 3SaturdayBirthday of the Governor of SabahState HolidaySabah
Oct 10SaturdayBirthday of the Governor of SarawakState HolidaySarawak
Nov 6FridayBirthday of the Sultan of PerakState HolidayPerak
Nov 11WednesdayBirthday of the Sultan of KelantanState HolidayKelantan
Nov 12ThursdayBirthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2)State HolidayKelantan
Dec 11FridayBirthday of the Sultan of SelangorState HolidaySelangor
Dec 22TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveState HolidaySabah
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayFederal Public Holiday 
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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