Malaysia

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Malaysia for 2018 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.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Monday New Year's Day Only in certain states.
January 14th Sunday Birthday of the Sultan of Negeri Sembilan Only in certain states.
January 21st Sunday Birthday of the Sultan of Kedah Only in certain states.
January 31st Wednesday Thaipusam Only in certain states.
January 31st Wednesday Second Day of Thaipusam Only in certain states.
February 1st Thursday Federal Territory Day Only in certain states.
February 16th Friday Chinese New Year's Day Long weekend.
February 17th Saturday Second Day of the Chinese New Year Only in certain states.
March 3rd Saturday World Wildlife Day
March 4th Sunday Anniversary of Installation of the Sultan Only in certain states.
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
March 23rd Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Only in certain states. Long weekend.
March 30th Friday Good Friday Only in certain states. Long weekend.
April 12th Thursday Muhammad's Ascension to Heaven Only in certain states.
April 15th Sunday Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City Only in certain states.
April 26th Thursday Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu Only in certain states.
May 1st Tuesday Labor Day
May 7th Monday The Sultan of Pahang Hol Only in certain states. Long weekend.
May 13th Sunday Mother's Day
May 15th Tuesday First Day of Ramadan Only in certain states.
May 22nd Tuesday Buddha Day
May 30th Wednesday Pesta Kaamatan Only in certain states.
May 31st Thursday Second Day of Pesta Kaamatan Only in certain states.
May 31st Thursday Nuzul Al-Quran Only in certain states.
June 1st Friday Gawai Dayak Only in certain states. Long weekend.
June 2nd Saturday Second Day of Gawai Dayak Only in certain states.
June 14th Thursday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 15th Friday Second Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast Long weekend.
June 16th Saturday Third Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast Only in certain states.
June 17th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
June 30th Saturday International Asteroid Day
July 7th Saturday Georgetown Heritage Day Only in certain states.
July 14th Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Penang Only in certain states.
July 17th Tuesday Birthday of the Raja of Perlis Only in certain states.
July 18th Wednesday Nelson Mandela International Day
July 22nd Sunday Sarawak Day Only in certain states.
August 20th Monday Day of Arafah Only in certain states.
August 21st Tuesday Feast of the Sacrifice
August 22nd Wednesday Second Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice Only in certain states.
August 31st Friday National Day Long weekend.
September 9th Sunday Birth of the King Long weekend.
September 10th Monday Birth of the King (Observed) Long weekend.
September 11th Tuesday Islamic New Year's Day
September 16th Sunday Malaysia Day
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
October 6th Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Only in certain states.
October 12th Friday Birthday of the Governor of Melacca Only in certain states. Long weekend.
October 13th Saturday Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Only in certain states.
October 16th Tuesday The Sultan of Johor Hol Only in certain states.
October 24th Wednesday Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Only in certain states.
November 2nd Friday Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Only in certain states. Long weekend.
November 6th Tuesday Festival of Lights Only in certain states.
November 11th Sunday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Only in certain states.
November 12th Monday Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Holiday Only in certain states. Long weekend.
November 20th Tuesday Birth of the Prophet
December 11th Tuesday Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor Only in certain states.
December 21st Friday December Solstice
December 24th Monday Christmas Eve Only in certain states.
December 25th Tuesday Christmas Day
December 31st Monday 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.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

We are continuously monitoring for changes to this data to ensure we're providing the most accurate information possible.
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
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$ curl -G -d country="MY" -d year="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "MY",
  "year": "2018",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'MY',
  year: '2018',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'MY',
  'year' => '2018',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "MY"
$Body.year = "2018"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'MY',
  'year': '2018',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'MY',
  'year': '2018',
})