Malaysia Public Holidays 2016

List of national and regional public holidays of Malaysia in 2016.
 

 

National Holiday State Holiday Not A Public Holiday
 

Date Day Holiday Comment
Jan 1 Friday New Year's Day All except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Terengganu
Jan 14 Thursday Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan's Birthday Negeri Sembilan only
Jan 17 Sunday Sultan of Kedah's Birthday Kedah only
Jan 24 Sunday Thaipusam Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang & Selangor only
Feb 1 Monday Federal Territory Day Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan & Putrajaya only
Feb 8 Sunday Chinese New Year National holiday
Feb 9 Tuesday Chinese New Year (2nd Day) National holiday
Mar 4 Friday Anniversary of Installation of Sultan of Terengganu Terengganu only
Mar 23 Wednesday Sultan of Johor's Birthday Johor only
Mar 25 Friday Easter - Good Friday Sabah & Sarawak only
Apr 15 Friday Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City Malacca only
Apr 26 Tuesday Sultan of Terengganu's Birthday Terengganu only
May 1 Sunday Labour Day National holiday. International Workers Day
May 2 Monday Labour Day (observed) National holiday
May 5 Thursday Isra and Miraj Kedah, Perlis and Negeri Sembilan only
May 7 Saturday Hari Hol Almarhum of Pahang Pahang only. In remembrance with the death of the state Sultan
May 8 Sunday Mother's Day Not a public holiday. 2nd Sunday in May
May 17 Saturday Raja Perlis' Birthday Perlis only. Always celebrated on 17 May
May 21 Monday Vesak Day (Wesak Day) National holiday. Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
May 30 Monday Harvest Festival Sabah and Labuan only
May 31 Tuesday Harvest Festival Sabah and Labuan only
Jun 1 Wednesday Hari Gawai Sarawak only
Jun 2 Thursday Hari Gawai Sarawak only
Jun 4 Saturday Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong National holiday. Kings Birthday. 1st Saturday in June
Jun 2 Monday Awal Ramadan* Johor, Kedah and Johor, Kedah, Malacca only
Jun 22 Wednesday Nuzul Quran Kelantan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Penang, Selangor ,Terengganu and Federal Territories (Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan) only
Jul 6 Wednesday Hari Raya Puasa* National holiday. Eid Al-Fitr1
Jul 7 Thursday Hari Raya Puasa (2nd Day)* National holiday. Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
Jul 7 Thursday Georgetown World Heritage City Day Penang only. Moved to 8 July in 2016
Jul 9 Saturday Penang Governor's Birthday Penang only
Jul 22 Friday Sarawak Day Sarawak only
Aug 31 Wednesday National Day / Merdeka Day National holiday. Malaysia 59th National Independence Day
Sep 10 Saturday Sarawak Governor's Birthday Sarawak only. 2nd Saturday in September
Sep 12 Monday Hari Raya Haji* National holiday. Festival of Sacrifice
Sep 13 Tuesday Hari Raya Haji (2nd Day)* Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Terengganu only
Sep 16 Friday Malaysia Day National holiday. Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Oct 1 Saturday Sabah Governor's Birthday Sabah only. 1st Saturday in October
Oct 2 Sunday Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah) National holiday. Islamic New Year
Oct 14 Friday Malacca Governors Birthday Malacca only
Oct 24 Monday Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Pahang only. Always celebrated on 24 October
Oct 29 Saturday Deepavali* National holiday except Sarawak. The festival of lights
Nov 4 Friday Sultan of Perak's Birthday Perak only
Nov 6 Sunday Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, Johor Johor only. In remembrance with the death of the state Sultan
Nov 11 Friday Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan only. Always celebrated on 11 November
Nov 12 Saturday Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan only. Second day. Always celebrated on 12 November
Nov 27 Sunday Sultan of Perak's Birthday Perak only. Always celebrated on 27 November
Dec 11 Sunday Sultan of Selangor's Birthday Selangor only. Always celebrated on 11 December
Dec 12 Monday Prophet Muhammad's Birthday (Maulidur Rasul) National holiday
Dec 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
Dec 26 Monday Christmas Day (observed) National holiday


* Subject to change

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9 Long Weekend Holidays in Malaysia for 2016

Excluding state holidays, there will be 9 long weekends with 1 day leave in 2016.
 

 

Public Holiday Take Leave
 

FEB Chinese New Year
SAT
6
SUN
7
MON
8
TUE
9
MAY Labour Day
SAT
30
SUN
1
MON
2
JUL Hari Raya Puasa*
WED
6
THU
7
FRI
8
SAT
9
SUN
10
SEP Hari Raya Haji*
SAT
10
SUN
11
MON
12
SEP Malaysia Day
FRI
16
SAT
17
SUN
18
OCT Awal Muharram*
SAT
1
SUN
2
MON
3
OCT Deepavali*
SAT
29
SUN
30
MON
31
DEC Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
SAT
10
SUN
11
MON
12
DEC Christmas Day
SAT
24
SUN
25
MON
26

* Subject to change

 

 

 

 

Malaysia School Holidays for 2016

Complete list of school holiday 2016 dates for Malaysia.
 

 
 

Malaysia School Holidays 2016

Kumpulan A
Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu

Term 1 Holidays 11 Mar 2016 (Fri)  -  19 Mar 2016 (Sat) 9 Days
Mid-Year Holidays 27 May 2016 (Fri)  -  11 Jun 2016 (Sat) 16 Days
Term 2 Holidays 9 Sep 2016 (Fri) - 17 Sep 2016 (Sat) 9 Days
End-Year Holidays 25 Nov 2016 (Fri)  -  31 Dec 2016 (Sun) 38 Days

Malaysia School Holidays 2016

Kumpulan B
Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perlis, Penang, Perak, Putrajaya, Sabah, Sarawak, Selangor

Term 1 Holidays 12 Mar 2016 (Sat)  -  20 Mar 2016 (Sun) 9 Days
Mid-Year Holidays 28 May 2016 (Sat)  -  12 Jun 2016 (Sun) 16 Days
Term 2 Holidays 10 Sep 2016 (Sat)  -  18 Sep 2016 (Sun) 9 Days
End-Year Holidays 26 Nov 2016 (Sat)  - 1 Jan 2017 (Mon) 37 Days
 
 
Visit moe.gov.my for the original release for 2016.

 

 
 
 
 
 
Disclaimer: We assume no liability for the correctness and completeness of the holiday information. All our information is given with the best intention and to the best of our knowledge.