Holidays in Malaysia 2018

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Holidays and Observances in Malaysia in 2018

DateWeekdayHoliday NameHoliday Type
Jan 1MondayNew Year’s DayBank
Jan 31WednesdayThaipusamBank
Feb 1ThursdayFederal Territory DayBank
Feb 14WednesdayMaha ShivaratriHindu
Feb 14WednesdayValentine’s DayObservance
Feb 16FridayChinese Lunar New Year’s DayFederal
Feb 17SaturdaySecond day of Chinese Lunar New YearFederal
Mar 2FridayHoliHindu
Mar 20TuesdayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 30FridayGood FridayLocal
Apr 1SundayEaster SundayObservance
Apr 13FridayIsra and Mi’rajLocal
May 1TuesdayLabour DayFederal
May 16WednesdayRamadan beginsLocal
May 29TuesdayWesak DayFederal
May 30WednesdayHarvest FestivalLocal
May 31ThursdayHarvest Festival Day 2Local
Jun 15FridayHari Raya Puasa Day 1Federal
Jun 16SaturdayHari Raya Puasa Day 2Federal
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 7SaturdayGeorgetown World Heritage City DayLocal
Jul 14SaturdayPenang Governor’s BirthdayLocal
Aug 22WednesdayHari Raya HajiFederal
Aug 26SundayRaksha BandhanHindu
Aug 31FridayMalaysia’s National DayFederal
Sep 2SundayJanmashtamiHindu
Sep 8SaturdayThe Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s BirthdayFederal
Sep 11TuesdayMuharram/New YearFederal
Sep 13ThursdayGanesh ChaturthiHindu
Sep 16SundayMalaysia DayFederal
Sep 23SundaySeptember equinoxSeason
Oct 10WednesdayNavaratriHindu
Oct 19FridayDussehraHindu
Nov 7WednesdayDiwali/DeepavaliFederal
Nov 21WednesdayThe Prophet Muhammad’s BirthdayFederal
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25TuesdayChristmas DayFederal
Dec 31MondayNew Year’s EveObservance