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Malaysia Public Holidays 2020

See also: 2020 public holidays in APEC, ASEAN, Asia, Brunei, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and worldwide.

Malaysia public holidays by region: Johor (JHR), Kedah (KDH), Kelantan (KTN), Kuala Lumpur (KUL), Labuan (LBN), Melaka (MLK), Negeri Sembilan (NSN), Pahang (PHG), Perak (PRK), Perlis (PLS), Pulau Pinang (Penang) (PNG), Putrajaya (PJY), Sabah (SBH), Sarawak (SRW), Selangor (SGR), Terengganu (TRG).

This page contains the list of Malaysia 2020 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Malaysia official public holidays in 2020 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Wednesday New Year's Day (except JHR KDH KTN PLS TRG)
Tuesday State Public Holiday (Sultan's Birthday) (NSN) regional
Sunday State Public Holiday (Sultan's Birthday) (KDH) regional
Saturday Chinese New Year
Sunday Chinese New Year, Day 2
Monday Chinese New Year Holiday (except JHR KDH KTN TRG)
Monday Chinese New Year Holiday (JHR) regional
Saturday Federal Territory Day (KUL LBN PJY) regional
Saturday Thaipusam (JHR KUL NSN PJY PNG PRK SGR) regional
Wednesday State Public Holiday (Sultan's Coronation Anniversary) (TRG) regional
Sunday Israk dan Mikraj (KDH NSN PLS TRG) regional
Monday State Public Holiday (Sultan's Birthday) (JHR) regional
Friday Good Friday (SBH SRW) regional
Wednesday State Public Holiday (Melaka UNESCO Heritage Day) (MLK) regional
Friday Awal Ramadan (JHR KDH MLK) regional
Sunday State Public Holiday (Sultan's Birthday) (TRG) regional
Friday Labour Day
Thursday Wesak (Buddha Day)
Thursday State Public Holiday (Hari Hol Pahang) (PHG) regional
Sunday Nuzul Quran (KTN KUL LBN PHG PJY PLS PNG PRK SGR TRG) regional
Sunday Hari Raya Puasa (End of Ramadan)
Monday Hari Raya Puasa Holiday
Tuesday Hari Raya Puasa Holiday (except JHR KDH KTN TRG)
Saturday State Public Holiday (Harvest Festival) (LBN SBH) regional
Sunday State Public Holiday (Harvest Festival) (LBN SBH) regional
Monday State Public Holiday (Hari Gawai Dayak) (SRW) regional
Tuesday State Public Holiday (Hari Gawai Dayak) (SRW) regional
Saturday Birthday of SPB Yang di-Pertuan Agong
Sunday Birthday of SPB Yang di-Pertuan Agong Holiday (JHR KDH KTN TRG) regional
Tuesday State Public Holiday (George Town UNESCO Heritage Day) (PNG) regional
Saturday State Public Holiday (Ruler's Birthday) (PNG) regional
Friday State Public Holiday (Raja's Birthday) (PLS) regional
Wednesday State Public Holiday (Sarawak Day) (SRW) regional
Thursday State Public Holiday (Sultan's Birthday) (PHG) regional
Thursday Hari Arafah (Arafat Day) (TRG) regional
Friday Hari Raya Qurban (Feast of Sacrifice)
Saturday Hari Raya Qurban, Day 2 (KDH KTN PLS TRG) regional
Sunday Hari Raya Qurban Holiday (JHR KDH KTN TRG) regional
Thursday Awal Muharram (Islamic New Year)
Monday National Day (Hari Kebangsaan)
Wednesday Malaysia Day
Thursday State Public Holiday (Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Iskandar) (JHR) regional
Oct Saturday State Public Holiday (Ruler's Birthday) (SBH) regional
Oct Friday State Public Holiday (Ruler's Birthday) (MLK) regional
Oct Saturday State Public Holiday (Ruler's Birthday) (SRW) regional
Oct Thursday Maulidur Rasul (The Prophet's Birthday)
Nov Friday State Public Holiday (Sultan's Birthday) (PRK) regional
Nov Wednesday State Public Holiday (Sultan's Birthday) (KTN) regional
Nov Thursday State Public Holiday (Sultan's Birthday) (KTN) regional
Nov Saturday Deepavali (Festival of Lights) (except SRW)
Nov Sunday Deepavali Holiday (except JHR KDH KTN TRG) regional
Dec Friday State Public Holiday (Sultan's Birthday) (SGR) regional
Dec Thursday Christmas Eve (SBH) regional
Dec Friday Christmas Day

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Recent Malaysia Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Malaysia public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Malaysia (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Malaysia, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

Malaysia Background Information and Links



Malaysia Regional Abbreviations


Below is a list of the Malaysia regional abbreviations, used for regional public holidays, in the table above.