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Thaipusam in Malaysia

Is Thaipusam a Public Holiday?

Thaipusam is a public holiday in 8 states, where it is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Thaipusam Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2007–2024.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2007ThuFeb 1ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2008WedJan 23ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2009SunFeb 8ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2009MonFeb 9Thaipusam observedState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2010SatJan 30ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2011ThuJan 20ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2012TueFeb 7ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2013SunJan 27ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2014FriJan 17ThaipusamFederal Public Holiday 
2015TueFeb 3ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2016SunJan 24ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2017ThuFeb 9ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2018WedJan 31ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2019MonJan 21ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2020SatFeb 8ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2021ThuJan 28ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2022TueJan 18ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KDH, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2023SunFeb 5ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2024ThuJan 25ThaipusamState HolidayJHR, KDH, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.