Malaysia Public Holidays

Here is a list of the major holidays for Malaysia, which vary greatly by date from year to year.

Awal Muharram

1 January – New Year’s Day

Thaipusam (Full moon of the Tamil month of Thai [January or February])

14 and 15 February – Chinese New Year

Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday (Third month of the Muslim calendar)

1 May – Labor Day

May – Wesak Day

First Saturday of June – King’s Birthday

31 August – Hari Merdeka (Independence Day)

16 September Malaysia Day

Hari Raya Puasa


Awal Muharram Islamic New Year

Hari Raya Haji (Falls on the 10th day of 12th month of the Muslim calendar)

25 December – Christmas Day

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