Malaysia

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Malaysia for 2020 ready to be integrated into your application.

Malaysia is the southernmost country located on the Eurasian continent. This south Asian country was once ruled by many kingdoms until the 18th century when it became a British protectorate. On August 31, 1957 Malaysia became independent and on September 16, 1963, the country of Malaysia was established.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day Only in certain states.
January 1st Wednesday Durin's Day
January 14th Tuesday Birthday of the Sultan of Negeri Sembilan Only in certain states.
January 19th Sunday Birthday of the Sultan of Kedah Only in certain states.
January 25th Saturday Chinese New Year's Day
January 26th Sunday Second Day of the Chinese New Year Only in certain states.
February 1st Saturday Federal Territory Day Only in certain states.
February 8th Saturday Thaipusam Only in certain states.
February 8th Saturday Second Day of Thaipusam Only in certain states.
February 23rd Sunday Founder's Day
March 4th Wednesday Anniversary of Installation of the Sultan Only in certain states.
March 15th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Friday March Equinox
March 21st Saturday Muhammad's Ascension to Heaven Only in certain states.
March 23rd Monday Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Only in certain states. Long weekend.
April 5th Sunday First Contact Day
April 10th Friday Good Friday Only in certain states. Long weekend.
April 15th Wednesday Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City Only in certain states.
April 23rd Thursday First Day of Ramadan Only in certain states.
April 26th Sunday Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu Only in certain states.
April 30th Thursday Buddha Day
May 1st Friday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 7th Thursday The Sultan of Pahang Hol Only in certain states.
May 9th Saturday Nuzul Al-Quran Only in certain states.
May 10th Sunday Mother's Day
May 23rd Saturday Festival of Breaking the Fast
May 24th Sunday Second Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast
May 25th Monday Third Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast Only in certain states. Long weekend.
May 25th Monday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
May 30th Saturday Pesta Kaamatan Only in certain states.
May 31st Sunday Second Day of Pesta Kaamatan Only in certain states.
June 1st Monday Gawai Dayak Only in certain states. Long weekend.
June 2nd Tuesday Second Day of Gawai Dayak Only in certain states.
June 6th Saturday Birth of the King
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
June 21st Sunday Father's Day
June 22nd Monday Summerween
July 4th Saturday Freedom Day
July 7th Tuesday Georgetown Heritage Day Only in certain states.
July 11th Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Penang Only in certain states.
July 17th Friday Birthday of the Raja of Perlis Only in certain states. Long weekend.
July 22nd Wednesday Sarawak Day Only in certain states.
July 29th Wednesday Arafat Day Only in certain states.
July 30th Thursday Feast of the Sacrifice
July 30th Thursday Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Only in certain states.
July 31st Friday Second Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice Only in certain states. Long weekend.
August 18th Tuesday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 19th Wednesday Islamic New Year's Day
August 25th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
August 31st Monday National Day Long weekend.
September 16th Wednesday Malaysia Day
September 20th Sunday Unification Day
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
September 23rd Wednesday The Sultan of Johor Hol Only in certain states.
September 29th Tuesday Hive Day
October 3rd Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Only in certain states.
October 9th Friday Federation Day
October 9th Friday Birthday of the Governor of Melacca Only in certain states. Long weekend.
October 10th Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Only in certain states.
October 28th Wednesday Birth of the Prophet
October 31st Saturday Harry Potter Day
November 6th Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Only in certain states. Long weekend.
November 11th Wednesday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Only in certain states.
November 12th Thursday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Holiday Only in certain states.
November 14th Saturday Festival of Lights Only in certain states.
November 24th Tuesday Hogswatch
December 11th Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor Only in certain states. Long weekend.
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 23rd Wednesday Festivus
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve Only in certain states.
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 25th Friday Decemberween
December 31st Thursday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="MY" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"