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Malaysia Public Holidays 2026

See also: 2026 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 2026 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 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Malaysia official public holidays in 2026 is:


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

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Global Holidays Observed in Malaysia


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 (2022-2032).

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.