2013 Malaysia Public Holidays

Below is a list of the National and State Public Holidays for 2013. National and Penang Holidays are highlighted. Knowing the public holidays in advance can help you plan your time here or time away.

 

Date Public Holiday Applies to
01 January New Year’s Day National except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis, Terenganu
14 January Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan’s Birthday Negeri Sembilan
20 January Sultan of Kedah’s birthday Kedah
24 January Mohammed’s birthday National
27 January Thaipusam Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang, Selangor
01 February Federal Territory Day KL, Labuan, Putrajaya
10 February Chinese New Year National
11 February Chinese New Year 2nd day National
12 February Chinese New Year (replacement holiday) National except Kelantan, Terengganu
04 March Installation Anniversary of Sultan of Terengganu Terengganu
29 March Good Friday Sabah, Sarawak
15 April Declaration of Melaka as Historical City Melaka
19 April Sultan of Perak’s birthday Perak
26 April Sultan of Terengganu’s birthday Terengganu
01 May Worker’s Day National
07 May Hari Hol Pahang Pahang
17 May Tuanku Raja of Perlis’ birthday Perlis
24 May Wesak Day National
30 May Kaamatan Harvest Festival Labuan, Sabah
31 May Kaamatan Harvest Festival Labuan, Sabah
01 June SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong’s birthday National
01 June Gawai Dayak Festival Sarawak
02 June Gawai Dayak Festival Sarawak
06 June Israk and Mukraj Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, Perlis
07 July Anniversary of declaraion of Penang as World Heritage Site Penang
09 July Ramadan Begins Johor, Kedah, Melaka
13 July Yang di-Pertua of Penang’s Birthday Penang
26 July Hari Nuzul Al-Quran Kelantan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Penang, Selangor, Terengganu
08 August Hari Raya Puasa National
09 August Hari Raya Puasa 2nd day National
31 August National Day National
07 September Yang di-Pertua of Sarawak’s birthday Sarawak
16 September Malaysia Day National
05 October Yang di-Pertua of Melaka’s birthday Melaka
15 October Hari Raya Qurban National
16 October Hari Raya Qurban 2nd day Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis, Terengganu
24 October Sultan of Pahang’s birthday Pahang
04 November Deepavali (replacement holiday) National execpt Labuan, Sarawak
05 November Awal Muharram 1435 Hijrah (Islamic New Year) National
12 November Sultan of Kelantan’s birthday Kelantan
22 November Sultan of Johor’s birthday Johor
09 December Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Johor
11 December Sultan of Selangor’s birthday Selangor
25 December Christmas day National

Some dates are subject to change. Replacement holidays are for when the actual holiday lands on a Sunday, the next weekday is given as a replacement holiday.