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Hari Raya Haji in Malaysia

On Eid al-Adha, Muslims demonstrate their obedience to Allah by sacrificing an animal. The holiday is inspired by a story from the Quran that is also known to Christians and Jews.

Is Hari Raya Haji a Public Holiday?

Hari Raya Haji is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2022, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Sheep are among the animals sacrificed on Eid al-Adha.


About Hari Raya Haji

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Hari Raya Haji Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017FriSep 1Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2018WedAug 22Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2019SunAug 11Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2020FriJul 31Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2021TueJul 20Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2022SunJul 10Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2023ThuJun 29Hari Raya Haji (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday
2024MonJun 17Hari Raya Haji (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday
2025SatJun 7Hari Raya Haji (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday
2026WedMay 27Hari Raya Haji (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday
2027MonMay 17Hari Raya Haji (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday

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