Malaysia Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on the weekend are observed the following day.

(a) Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given below are approximations. During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes Hari Raya Puasa (End of Ramadan), Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Some disruption may continue into Hari Raya Puasa itself. Hari Raya Puasa and Hari Raya Qurban (Feast of Sacrifice) may last up to several days, depending on the region.

(b) Buddhist festivals are declared according to local astronomical observations and it is not possible to forecast the date of their occurrence exactly.

2022

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2022
February
01
Chinese New Year
Start date:
1 February 2022

If Lunar New Year's Day falls on a Sunday, the following working day is a public holiday. Nationwide except for two states.

February
01
Federal Territory Day
Start date:
1 February 2022

Regional observation only (Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur, and Labuan).

May
01
Hari Raya Puasa (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
1 May 2022
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2022
May
15
Wesak Day (Buddha's Birthday)
Start date:
15 May 2022
June
04
King's Birthday
Start date:
4 June 2022
July
10
Hari Raya Qurban (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
10 July 2022
July
30
Awal Muharram (Islamic New Year)
Start date:
30 July 2022
August
31
Merdeka Day (National Day)
Start date:
31 August 2022
October
09
Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
Start date:
9 October 2022

Celebrated 5 days later for Shi'a.

October
24
Deepavali (Festival of Lights)
Start date:
24 October 2022
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2022

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