Malaysia Public Holidays 2018

List of national and regional public holidays of Malaysia in 2018.
 

 

National Holiday State Holiday Not A Public Holiday
 

Date Day Holiday Comment
Jan 1 Monday New Year's Day All except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Terengganu
Jan 14 Sunday Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan's Birthday Negeri Sembilan only
Jan 21 Sunday Sultan of Kedah's Birthday Kedah only
Jan 31 Wednesday Thaipusam* Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang & Selangor only
Feb 1 Thursday Federal Territory Day Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan & Putrajaya only
Feb 16 Friday Chinese New Year National holiday
Feb 17 Saturday Chinese New Year (2nd Day) National holiday
Mar 4 Sunday Anniversary of Installation of Sultan of Terengganu Terengganu only
Mar 23 Friday Sultan of Johor's Birthday Johor only
Mar 30 Friday Easter - Good Friday Sabah & Sarawak only
Apr 14 Saturday Israk & Mikraj Kedah, Negeri Sembilan & Perlis only
Apr 15 Sunday Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City Malacca only
Apr 26 Thursday Sultan of Terengganu's Birthday Terengganu only
May 1 Tuesday Labour Day National holiday. International Workers Day
May 7 Monday Hari Hol Almarhum of Pahang Pahang only. In remembrance with the death of the state Sultan
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
May 17 Thursday Raja Perlis' Birthday Perlis only. Always celebrated on 17 May
May 17 Thursday Awal Ramadan* Johor, Kedah and Johor, Kedah, Malacca only
May 29 Tuesday Vesak Day (Wesak Day) National holiday. Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
May 30 Wednesday Harvest Festival Sabah and Labuan only
May 31 Thursday Harvest Festival (2nd Day) Sabah and Labuan only
Jun 1 Friday Hari Gawai Sarawak only
Jun 2 Saturday Hari Gawai (2nd Day) Sarawak only
Jun 2 Saturday Yang Dipertuan Agong's Birthday National holiday. Kings Birthday. 1st Saturday in June
Jun 2 Saturday Nuzul Al-Quran Kelantan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Penang, Selangor ,Terengganu and Federal Territories (Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan) only
Jun 15 Friday Hari Raya Puasa* National holiday. Eid Al-Fitr1
Jun 16 Saturday Hari Raya Puasa (2nd Day)* National holiday. Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
Jul 7 Saturday Georgetown World Heritage City Day Penang only
Jul 14 Saturday Penang Governor's Birthday Penang only
Jul 22 Sunday Sarawak Day Sarawak only
Aug 22 Wednesday Hari Raya Haji* National holiday. Festival of Sacrifice
Aug 23 Thursday Hari Raya Haji (2nd Day)* Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Terengganu only
Aug 31 Friday National Day / Merdeka Day National holiday. Malaysia 61th National Independence Day
Sep 8 Saturday Sarawak Governor's Birthday Sarawak only. 2nd Saturday in September
Sep 11 Tuesday Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah) National holiday. Islamic New Year
Sep 16 Sunday Malaysia Day National holiday.
Oct 6 Saturday Sabah Governor's Birthday Sabah only. 1st Saturday in October
Oct 12 Friday Malacca Governors Birthday Malacca only
Oct 15 Monday Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Johor only. In remembrance with the death of the state Sultan
Oct 24 Wednesday Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Pahang only. Always celebrated on 24 October
Nov 2 Friday Sultan of Perak's Birthday Perak only. 1st Friday in November
Nov 6 Tuesday Deepavali* National holiday except Sarawak. The festival of lights
Nov 11 Sunday Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan only. Always celebrated on 11 November
Nov 12 Monday Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan only. Second day. Always celebrated on 12 November
Nov 20 Tuesday Prophet Muhammad's Birthday (Maulidur Rasul) National holiday
Dec 11 Tuesday Sultan of Selangor's Birthday Selangor only. Always celebrated on 11 December
Dec 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday


* Subject to change

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9 Long Weekend Holidays in Malaysia for 2018

Excluding state holidays, there will be 9 long weekends with 5 day leave in 2018.
 

 

Public Holiday Take Leave
 

FEB Chinese New Year
FRI
16
SAT
17
SUN
18
APR Labour Day
SAT
28
SUN
29
MON
30
TUE
1
JUN Hari Raya Puasa*
FRI
15
SAT
16
SUN
10
SEP National Day
FRI
31
SAT
1
SUN
2
SEP Awal Muharram*
SAT
8
SUN
9
MON
10
TUE
11
SEP Malaysia Day
SAT
15
SUN
16
MON
17
NOV Deepavali*
SAT
3
SUN
4
MON
5
TUE
6
NOV Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
SAT
17
SUN
18
MON
19
TUE
20
DEC Christmas Day
SAT
22
SUN
23
MON
24
TUE
25

* Subject to change

 

 

 

 

Malaysia School Holidays for 2018

Complete list of school holiday 2018 dates for Malaysia.
 

 
 

Malaysia School Holidays 2018

Kumpulan A
Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu

Term 1 Holidays TBC --
Mid-Year Holidays TBC --
Term 2 Holidays TBC --
End-Year Holidays TBC --

Malaysia School Holidays 2018

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

Term 1 Holidays TBC --
Mid-Year Holidays TBC --
Term 2 Holidays TBC --
End-Year Holidays TBC --
 
 
Visit moe.gov.my for the original release for 2018.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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.