Malaysia Public Holidays 2013

Holiday changes and replacement:
If a public holiday falls on Sunday, the following day (Monday) will be a holiday. (Saturday to Sunday for Kedah, Kelantan and Trengganu)
Please note that Hari Raya Puasa and Hari Raya Haji are subject to change based on the new moon sighting.

*Thaipusam 2013 is subject to change due to the unique calculation of Hindu Calendar, Thaipusam may fall in Jan 27 or 28 in 2013. Official date will be announced by Cabinet Malaysia.


Date Occasion Entitled State
January
1 Jan – Tue New Year All states except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Trengganu
14 Jan – Mon Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan’s Birthday Negeri Sembilan only
15 Jan – Tue Sultan of Kedah’s Birthday Kedah only
24 Jan – Thu Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday (Maulidur Rasul) Nationwide
27 Jan – Sun* Thaipusam Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang & Selangor only
February
1 Feb – Fri Federal Territory Day Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan & Putrajaya only
10 Feb – Sunday Chinese New Year Nationwide
11 Feb – Mon Chinese New Year (2nd Day) All states except Kelantan and Trengganu
March
4 Mar – Sun Anniversary of Installation of Sultan of Trengganu Trengganu only
April
5 Apr – Fri Good Friday Sabah & Sarawak only
8 Apr – Mon Sultan of Johor’s Birthday Johor only
15 Apr – Mon Declaration of Malacca as – a Historical City Malacca only
19 Apr – Fri Sultan of Perak’s Birthday Perak only
May
1 May – Wed Labour Day Nationwide
7 May – Tue Hari Hol Pahang Pahang only
17 May – Fri Raja Perlis’ Birthday Perlis only
24 May – Sat Wesak Day Nationwide
30 May – Thu Harvest Festival – Pesta Kaamatan Sabah Sabah & Labuan only
31 May – Fri Harvest Festival – Pesta Kaamatan Sabah Sabah & Labuan only
June
1 Jun – Sat Sarawak Harvest Festival – Hari Gawai Sarawak Sarawak only
1 Jun – Sat Malaysian King’s Birthday – Harijadi Agong Nationwide
2 Jun – Sun Sarawak Harvest Festival – Hari Gawai Sarawak Sarawak only
5 Jun – Wed Israk & Mikraj Kedah, Negeri Sembilan & Perlis only
July
7 Jul – Sun Georgetown World Heritage City Day Penang (Unpaid holiday for private sector)
9 Jul – Tue Awal Ramadan Johor, Kedah & Malacca only
14 Jul – Sun Penang Governor’s Birthday Penang only
20 Jul – Sat Sultan of Trengganu’s Birthday Trengganu only
25 Jul Thu Nuzul Al-Quran Kelantan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Penang, Selangor & Trengganu only
August
8 Aug – Thu Hari Raya Puasa* Nationwide
9 Aug – Fri Hari Raya Puasa* Nationwide
31 Aug – Sat National Independence Day – Merdeka Nationwide
September
8 Sep – Sun Sarawak Governor’s Birthday Sarawak only
16 Sep – Mon Malaysia Day & Sabah Governor’s Birthday Nationwide
October
6 Oct – Sun Sabah Governor’s Birthday Sabah only
13 Oct – Sun Malacca Governor’s Birthday Malacca only
15 Oct – Tue Hari Raya Haji * – Hari Raya Qurban Nationwide
16 Oct – Wed Hari Raya Haji (2nd Day) * – Hari Raya Qurban Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Trengganu Only
24 Oct – Thu Sultan of Pahang’s Birthday Pahang only
November
3 Nov – Sun Deepavali / Diwali Nationwide – except for Sarawak and Labuan
5 Nov – Tue Awal Muharram – (Maal Hijrah) Nationwide
22 Nov – Fri Sultan of Johor’s Birthday Johor only
December
11 Dec – Wed Sultan of Selangor’s Birthday Selangor only
20 Dec – Fri Hari Hol Almarhum – Sultan Iskandar Johor Johor only
25 Dec – Wed Christmas Nationwide