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Malaysia Public Holidays 2023

See also: 2023 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).

The table below contains the list of Malaysia public holidays for 2023, 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.

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