Malaysia Holidays in 2023

Holiday date Holiday name Specific Location Holiday Type
Sun, January 1 New Year's Day All except JHR, KDH, KTN, PLS, TRG Common Local Holiday
Mon, January 2 New Year's Day observed All except JHR, KDH, KTN, PLS, TRG Common Local Holiday
Sat, January 14 Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan Common Local Holiday
Sun, January 22 Chinese Lunar New Year's Day Federal Public Holiday
Mon, January 23 Second day of Chinese Lunar New Year Federal Public Holiday
Wed, February 1 Federal Territory Day KUL, LBN, PJY Common Local Holiday
Tue, February 14 Valentine's Day Observance
Sat, February 18 Isra and Mi'raj KDH, NSN, PLS Common Local Holiday
Sat, March 4 Anniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu Terengganu Common Local Holiday
Mon, March 20 March Equinox Season
Tue, March 21 March Equinox Season
Thu, March 23 Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Johor Common Local Holiday
Thu, March 23 Ramadan begins JHR, KDH, MLK Common Local Holiday
Fri, April 7 Good Friday Sabah, Sarawak Common Local Holiday
Sat, April 8 Nuzul Al-Quran KTN, KUL, LBN, PHG, PJY, PLS, PNG, PRK, SGR, TRG Common Local Holiday
Sun, April 9 Easter Sunday Observance
Sat, April 15 Declaration of Malacca as Historical City Malacca Common Local Holiday
Sat, April 22 Hari Raya Puasa Federal Public Holiday
Sun, April 23 Hari Raya Puasa Day 2 Federal Public Holiday
Wed, April 26 Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu Terengganu Common Local Holiday
Mon, May 1 Labour Day Federal Public Holiday
Sun, May 7 Pahang State Holiday Pahang Common Local Holiday
Tue, May 30 Harvest Festival Labuan, Sabah Common Local Holiday
Wed, May 31 Harvest Festival Day 2 Labuan, Sabah Common Local Holiday
Thu, June 1 Gawai Dayak Sarawak Common Local Holiday
Fri, June 2 Gawai Dayak Holiday Sarawak Common Local Holiday
Sat, June 3 The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday Federal Public Holiday
Wed, June 21 June Solstice Season
Thu, June 29 Hari Raya Haji Federal Public Holiday
Fri, June 30 Hari Raya Haji (Day 2) KDH, KTN, PLS, TRG Common Local Holiday
Fri, July 7 George Town World Heritage City Day Penang Local Holiday
Sat, July 8 Penang Governor's Birthday Penang Local Holiday
Mon, July 17 Birthday of the Raja of Perlis Perlis Local Holiday
Wed, July 19 Muharram/New Year Federal Public Holiday
Sat, July 22 Sarawak Independence Day Sarawak Common Local Holiday
Sun, July 30 Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Pahang Common Local Holiday
Wed, August 23 Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day Johor Common Local Holiday
Thu, August 31 Malaysia's National Day Federal Public Holiday
Sat, September 16 Malaysia Day Federal Public Holiday
Sat, September 23 September equinox Season
Wed, September 27 The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday Federal Public Holiday
Sat, October 7 Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Sabah Common Local Holiday
Fri, October 13 Birthday of the Governor of Malacca Malacca Common Local Holiday
Sat, October 14 Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Sarawak Common Local Holiday
Fri, November 3 Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Perak Common Local Holiday
Sat, November 11 Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Kelantan Common Local Holiday
Sun, November 12 Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Kelantan Common Local Holiday
Mon, December 11 Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor Selangor Common Local Holiday
Fri, December 22 December Solstice Season
Sun, December 24 Christmas Eve Observance
Mon, December 25 Christmas Day Federal Public Holiday
Sun, December 31 New Year's Eve Observance

Hanukkah

Boxing Day

Mardi Gras

Purim

Maundy Thursday

Mother’s Day

Pentecost