Malaysia Public Holidays 2023

List of national and regional public holidays of Malaysia in 2023.

National Holiday

State Holiday

January 2023
Jan 1 Sunday New Year's Day
National except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Terengganu
Jan 2 Monday New Year's Day Holiday
National except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Terengganu
Jan 14 Saturday Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan's Birthday
Negeri Sembilan
Jan 22 Sunday Chinese New Year
National
Jan 23 Monday Chinese New Year Holiday
National
Jan 23 Tuesday Chinese New Year Holiday
National except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan & Terengganu
February 2023
Feb 1 Wednesday Federal Territory Day
Kuala Lumpur, Labuan & Putrajaya
Feb 4 Saturday Thaipusam
Johor, Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Penang, Perak, Putrajaya & Selangor
Feb 18 Saturday Israk and Mikraj
Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, Perlis & Terengganu
Feb 19 Sunday Israk and Mikraj Holiday
Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, Perlis & Terengganu
March 2023
Mar 4 Saturday Installation of Sultan of Terengganu
Terengganu
Mar 23 Thursday Awal Ramadan
Johor, Kedah & Melaka
Mar 23 Thursday Sultan of Johor's Birthday
Johor
April 2023
Apr 7 Friday Good Friday
Sabah & Sarawak
Apr 8 Saturday Nuzul Al-Quran
National except Johor, Kedah, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Sabah & Sarawak
Apr 9 Sunday Nuzul Al-Quran Holiday
National except Johor, Kedah, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Sabah & Sarawak
Apr 15 Saturday Declaration of Melaka as a Historical City
Melaka
Apr 22 Saturday Hari Raya Aidilfitri
National
Apr 23 Sunday Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday
National
Apr 24 Monday Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday
National
Apr 26 Wednesday Sultan of Terengganu's Birthday
Terengganu
May 2023
May 1 Monday Labour Day
National
May 4 Thursday Wesak Day (Vesak Day)
National
May 17 Wednesday Raja Perlis' Birthday
Perlis
May 22 Monday Hari Hol Almarhum of Pahang
Pahang
May 30 Tuesday Harvest Festival
Labuan and Sabah
May 31 Wednesday Harvest Festival Holiday
Labuan and Sabah
June 2023
Jun 1 Thursday Hari Gawai
Sarawak
Jun 2 Friday Hari Gawai Holiday
Sarawak
Jun 5 Monday Agong's Birthday
National
Jun 18 Sunday Sultan of Kedah's Birthday
Kedah
Jun 27 Tuesday Arafat Day
Terengganu
Jun 28 Wednesday Hari Raya Haji
National
Jun 29 Thursday Hari Raya Haji Holiday
Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Terengganu


July 2023
Jul 7 Friday Georgetown World Heritage City Day
Penang
Jul 8 Saturday Penang Governor's Birthday
Penang
Jul 19 Wednesday Awal Muharram 
National
Jul 22 Saturday Sarawak Day
Sarawak
Jul 30 Sunday Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang
Pahang
TBC TBC Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Iskandar
Johor
August 2023
Aug 24 Thursday Melaka Governors Birthday
Melaka
Aug 31 Thursday Merdeka Day
National. Malaysia 64th National Independence Day
September 2023
Sep 16 Saturday Malaysia Day
National
Sep 17 Sunday Malaysia Day Holiday
Kelantan & Terengganu
Sep 27 Wednesday

Prophet Muhammad's Birthday 
National

October 2023
Oct 7 Saturday Sabah Governor's Birthday
Sabah
Oct 17 Saturday Sarawak Governor's Birthday
Sarawak
November 2023
Nov 3 Friday Sultan of Perak's Birthday
Perak
Nov 11 Saturday Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday
Kelantan
Nov 12 Sunday Deepavali
National except Sarawak
Nov 12 Sunday Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday Holiday
Kelantan
Nov 13 Monday Deepavali Holiday
National except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Sarawak & Terengganu
December 2023
Dec 11 Monday Sultan of Selangor's Birthday
Selangor
Dec 24 Sunday Christmas Eve
Sabah
Dec 25 Monday Christmas Day
National
Dec 25 Monday Christmas Day Holiday
National except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan & Terengganu

This page contains a national calendar of all 2023 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.

 

 

 

Malaysia Long Weekend Holidays in 2023
 

 

Weekends Public Holiday Take Leave
 
 
JAN New Year's Day Jan 1
SAT
31
SUN
1
MON R
2
JAN Chinese New Year Jan 22, 23
SAT
21
SUN
22
MON
23
TUE R
24
FEB Federal Territory Day Feb 1
WED
1
THU
2
FRI
3
SAT
4
SUN
5
APR Hari Raya Aidilfitri Apr 22, 23
SAT
22
SUN
23
MON R
24
MAY Labour Day May 1
SAT
29
SUN
30
MON
1
MAY Wesak Day May 4
THU
4
FRI
5
SAT
6
SUN
7
JUN Agong's Birthday Jun 5
SAT
3
SUN
4
MON
5
JUN Hari Raya Haji Jun 28
WED
28
THU
29
FRI
30
SAT
1
SUN
2
JUL Awal Muharram Jul 19
WED
19
THU
20
FRI
21
SAT
22
SUN
23
AUG Merdeka Day Aug 31
THU
31
FRI
1
SAT
2
SUN
3
SEP Prophet Muhammad's Birthday Sep 27
WED
27
THU
28
FRI
29
SAT
30
SUN
1
NOV Deepavali Nov 13
SAT
11
SUN
12
MON
13
DEC Christmas Day Dec 25
SAT
23
SUN
24
MON
25

R = Replacement
WP
= Wilayah Day (Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan & Putrajaya only)

 

 


 

Malaysia School Holidays for 2023
 


List of Malaysia Primary and Secondary School Calendar & Holidays for Year 2023.
 

 

Malaysia School Holidays and Term Dates 2023

Kumpulan A
Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu

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

Malaysia School Holidays and Term Dates 2022

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

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