Noteworthy days in Malaysia in 2023

National and local holidays

Jan 1, 2023SundayNew Year's Day
Jan 2, 2023MondayNew Year's Day observed
Jan 14, 2023SaturdayBirthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar
Jan 22, 2023SundayChinese Lunar New Year's Day
Jan 23, 2023MondayChinese Lunar New Year Holiday
Feb 1, 2023WednesdayFederal Territory Day
Feb 4, 2023SaturdayThaipusam
Feb 18, 2023SaturdayIsra and Mi'raj (Tentative Date)
Mar 4, 2023SaturdayAnniversary of the Coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu
Mar 23, 2023ThursdayBirthday of the Sultan of Johor
Apr 7, 2023FridayGood Friday
Apr 8, 2023SaturdayNuzul Al-Quran
Apr 15, 2023SaturdayDeclaration of Malacca as Historical City
Apr 22, 2023SaturdayHari Raya Puasa (Tentative Date)
Apr 23, 2023SundayHari Raya Puasa Day 2 (Tentative Date)
Apr 26, 2023WednesdayBirthday of the Sultan of Terengganu
May 1, 2023MondayLabour Day
May 22, 2023MondayPahang State Holiday
May 30, 2023TuesdayHarvest Festival
May 31, 2023WednesdaySecond Day of Harvest Festival
Jun 1, 2023ThursdayGawai Dayak
Jun 2, 2023FridayGawai Dayak Holiday
Jun 5, 2023MondayThe Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday
Jun 18, 2023SundaySultan of Kedah's Birthday
Jun 28, 2023WednesdayDay of Arafat (Tentative Date)
Jun 29, 2023ThursdayHari Raya Haji holiday (Tentative Date)
Jun 30, 2023FridayHari Raya Haji (Day 2) (Tentative Date)
Jul 7, 2023FridayGeorge Town World Heritage City Day
Jul 8, 2023SaturdayPenang Governor's Birthday
Jul 17, 2023MondayBirthday of the Raja of Perlis
Jul 19, 2023WednesdayMuharram/New Year (Tentative Date)
Jul 22, 2023SaturdaySarawak Independence Day
Jul 30, 2023SundayBirthday of the Sultan of Pahang
Jul 31, 2023MondayBirthday of the Sultan of Pahang observed
Aug 23, 2023WednesdayAlmarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day
Aug 24, 2023ThursdayBirthday of the Governor of Malacca
Aug 31, 2023ThursdayMalaysia's National Day
Sep 16, 2023SaturdayMalaysia Day
Sep 27, 2023WednesdayThe Prophet Muhammad's Birthday (Tentative Date)
Oct 7, 2023SaturdayBirthday of the Governor of Sabah
Oct 14, 2023SaturdayBirthday of the Governor of Sarawak
Nov 3, 2023FridayBirthday of the Sultan of Perak
Nov 11, 2023SaturdayBirthday of the Sultan of Kelantan
Nov 12, 2023SundayBirthday of the Sultan of Kelantan (Day 2)
Dec 11, 2023MondayBirthday of the Sultan of Selangor
Dec 25, 2023MondayChristmas Day

Other interesting days

Feb 14, 2023TuesdayValentine's Day
Apr 9, 2023SundayEaster Sunday
Dec 24, 2023SundayChristmas Eve
Dec 31, 2023SundayNew Year's Eve