Malaysia Public Holidays 2020

List of national and regional public holidays of Malaysia in 2020.  There are 15 national holidays and 10 long weekends in Malaysia during 2020. Planning a family vacation? Overview of Malaysia School Days & Holidays 2020 here.
 
National Holiday State Holiday
 
 
Date Day Holiday Comment
Jan 1 Wednesday New Year's Day All except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Terengganu
Jan 14 Tuesday Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan's Birthday Negeri Sembilan
Jan 19 Sunday Sultan of Kedah's Birthday Kedah only
Jan 25 Saturday Chinese New Year National
Jan 26 Sunday Chinese New Year (2nd Day) National
Feb 1 Saturday Federal Territory Day Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan & Putrajaya
Feb 8 Saturday Thaipusam Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang & Selangor
Mar 4 Wednesday Anniversary of Installation of Sultan of Terengganu Terengganu
Mar 22 Sunday Israk & Mikraj Kedah, Negeri Sembilan & Perlis
Mar 23 Monday Sultan of Johor's Birthday Johor
Apr 10 Friday Easter - Good Friday Sabah & Sarawak
Apr 15 Wednesday Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City Malacca
Apr 24 Friday Awal Ramadan Johor, Kedah & Melaka
Apr 26 Sunday Sultan of Terengganu's Birthday Terengganu
May 1 Friday Labour Day National. International Workers Day
May 7 Thursday Hari Hol Almarhum of Pahang Pahang only. In remembrance with the death of the state Sultan
May 7 Thursday Vesak Day (Wesak Day) National. Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
May 10 Sunday Nuzul Al-Quran Kelantan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Penang, Selangor ,Terengganu and Federal Territories (Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan)
May 24 Sunday Hari Raya Puasa National. Eid Al-Fitr1
May 25 Monday Hari Raya Puasa (2nd Day) National. Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
May 26 Tuesday Hari Raya Puasa Holiday National. Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
May 30 Saturday Harvest Festival Sabah and Labuan
May 31 Sunday Harvest Festival (2nd Day) Sabah and Labuan
Jun 1 Monday Hari Gawai Sarawak
Jun 2 Tuesday Hari Gawai (2nd Day) Sarawak
Jul 7 Tuesday Georgetown World Heritage City Day Penang
Jul 11 Saturday Penang Governor's Birthday Penang
Jul 17 Friday Raja Perlis' Birthday Perlis only. Always celebrated on 17 May
Jul 22 Wednesday Sarawak Day Sarawak. Sarawak Independence Day
Jul 31 Friday Hari Raya Haji National. Festival of Sacrifice
Aug 1 Saturday Hari Raya Haji (2nd Day) Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Terengganu
Aug 20 Thursday Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah) National. Islamic New Year
Aug 31 Monday National Day / Merdeka Day National. Malaysia 63th National Independence Day
Sep 9 Wednesday Yang Dipertuan Agong's Birthday National
Sep 16 Wednesday Malaysia Day National
Oct 3 Saturday Sabah Governor's Birthday Sabah
Oct 10 Saturday Sarawak Governor's Birthday Sarawak. 2nd Saturday in September
Oct 12 Friday Malacca Governors Birthday Malacca
Oct 24 Saturday Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Pahang only. Always celebrated on 24 October
Oct 26 Monday Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Johor. In remembrance with the death of the state Sultan
Oct 29 Thursday Prophet Muhammad's Birthday (Maulidur Rasul) National
Nov 6 Friday Sultan of Perak's Birthday Perak. 1st Friday in November
Nov 11 Wednesday Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan. Always celebrated on 11 November
Nov 12 Thursday Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday Holiday (2nd Day) Kelantan. Always celebrated on 12 November
Nov 14 Saturday Deepavali National holiday except Sarawak. The festival of lights
Dec 11 Friday Sultan of Selangor's Birthday Selangor. Always celebrated on 11 December
Dec 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday

This page contains a national calendar of all 2020 public holidays for Malaysia. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

Visit kabinet.gov.my for the original release.

 

 

 

Long Weekend Holidays in Malaysia for 2020

Excluding state holidays, there will be 11 long weekends with 8 day leaves in 2020. This sums up a total of 41 days holidays.

 
Weekends Public Holiday Take Leave
 
JAN New Year's Day
SAT
28
SUN
29
MON
30
TUE
31
WED
1
JAN Chinese New Year
SAT
25
SUN
26
MON (R)
27
MAY Labour Day
FRI
1
SAT
2
SUN
3
MAY Vesak Day
THU
7
FRI
8
SAT
9
SUN
10
MAY Hari Raya Puasa
SUN
24
MON
25
TUE (R)
26
JUL Hari Raya Haji
FRI
31
SAT
1
SUN
2
AUG Awal Muharram
THU
20
FRI
21
SAT
22
SUN
23
AUG National Day
SAT
29
SUN
30
MON
31
SEP Yang Dipertuan Agong's Birthday
WED
9
THU
10
FRI
11
SAT
12
SUN
13
SEP Malaysia Day
WED
16
THU
17
FRI
18
SAT
19
SUN
20
DEC Christmas Day
FRI
25
SAT
26
SUN
27

 
(R) Replacement (If a public holiday falls on a Sunday, then a replacement is given the next day, on Monday)

 

 


 

Malaysia School Holidays for 2020

Complete list of Malaysia Primary and Secondary School Holidays for Year 2020.
 
 

Malaysia School Holidays and Term Dates 2020

Kumpulan A
Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu

TERM 1
School Days TBC TBC #
Term 1 Holidays TBC TBC #
School Days TBC TBC #
Mid-Year Holidays TBC TBC #
TERM 2
School Days TBC TBC #
Term 2 Holidays TBC TBC #
School Days TBC TBC #
Year-End Holidays TBC TBC #

Malaysia School Holidays and Term Dates 2020

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

TERM 1
School Days TBC TBC #
Term 1 Holidays TBC TBC #
School Days TBC TBC #
Mid-Year Holidays TBC TBC #
TERM 2
School Days TBC TBC #
Term 2 Holidays TBC TBC #
School Days TBC TBC #
Year-End Holidays TBC TBC #
 
 
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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.