2015 Malaysia Public Holidays

Update: the 2016 Malaysia Public Holiday calendar can be found here.  The 2016 Malaysia School Holiday calendar can be found here.

Below is a list of the National and State Public Holidays for 2015. 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
03 January Mohammed’s birthday National
14 January Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan’s Birthday Negeri Sembilan
18 January Sultan of Kedah’s birthday Kedah
02 February Federal Territory Day KL, Labuan, Putrajaya
03 February Thaipusam Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang, Selangor
19 February Chinese New Year National
20 February Chinese New Year 2nd day National
04 March Installation Anniversary of Sultan of Terengganu Terengganu
03 April Good Friday Sabah, Sarawak
15 April Declaration of Melaka as Historical City Melaka
26 April Sultan of Terengganu’s birthday Terengganu
01 May Worker’s Day National
03 May Wesak Day National
07 May Sultan of Pahang Hol Pahang
16 May Israk and Mukraj Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, Perlis
17 May Tuanku Raja of Perlis’ birthday Perlis
30 May Kaamatan Harvest Festival Labuan, Sabah
31 May Kaamatan Harvest Festival Labuan, Sabah
01 June Gawai Dayak Festival Sarawak
02 June Gawai Dayak Festival Sarawak
06 June SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong’s birthday National
18 June Ramadan Begins Johor, Kedah, Melaka
04 July Hari Nuzul Al-Quran Kelantan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Penang, Selangor, Terengganu
07 July Anniversary of declaraion of Penang as World Heritage Site Penang
11 July Yang di-Pertua of Penang’s Birthday Penang
18 July Hari Raya Puasa National
19 July Hari Raya Puasa 2nd day National
31 August National Day National
12 September Yang di-Pertua of Sarawak’s birthday Sarawak
16 September Malaysia Day National
24 September Hari Raya Qurban National
25 September Hari Raya Qurban 2nd day Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis, Terengganu
09 October Yang di-Pertua of Melaka’s birthday Melaka
14 October Awal Muharram 1435 Hijrah (Islamic New Year) National
24 October Sultan of Pahang’s birthday Pahang
10 November Deepavali (replacement holiday) National execpt Labuan, Sarawak
11 November Sultan of Kelantan’s birthday Kelantan
18 November Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Johor
22 November Sultan of Johor’s birthday Johor
27 November Sultan of Perak’s birthday Perak
11 December Sultan of Selangor’s birthday Selangor
24 December Mohammed’s Birthday National
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.