Malaysia Calendar 2018


The Malaysia calendar 2018 published here has been officially published from the Prime Minister's Department. The school holidays of Malaysia 2018 has also been published by the Ministry of Education and is published here for your reference. Use this calendar to plan your holidays when you are visiting Malaysia.

If you are able to, it is better to plan your holidays so as not to coincide with the public holidays as most of the hotels will impose surcharges during this time. Planning early will also ensure that you get better deals for your flight tickets if you are taking a flight to your destinations.

Malaysia Calendar 2018 National Holidays

FEBRUARY

16 Feb(Friday): Chinese New Year

17 Feb(Saturday): 2nd day of Chinese New Year is also a public holiday in all states and federal territories except Kelantan and Terengganu.


MAY


1 May (Tuesday): Labour Day

29 May (Tuesday): Wesak Day







JUNE

15 June (Friday) & 16 June (Saturday): Hari Raya Puasa *


* to be confirmed

AUGUST

22 Aug (Wednesday): Hari Raya Haji/Qurban*

23 Aug (Thursday): 2nd day of Hari Raya Haji/Qurban* is also a public holiday in Kelantan and Terengganu.

31 August (Friday): National Day or Hari Kebangsaan

* To be confirmed


SEPTEMBER

9 Sept (Sunday): Birthday of Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong

11 Sept (Tuesday): Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)

16 Sept (Sunday): Malaysia Day


NOVEMBER

6 Nov (Tuesday): Deepavali*

20 Nov (Tuesday): Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

Note: There will not be any public holiday for Sarawak on Deepavali day.

* To be confirmed

DECEMBER


25 Dec (Tuesday): Christmas Day

NOTE:

Whenever a public holiday falls on a Sunday(states that observe Sat and Sun as weekends), the next day shall be a public holiday.

Whenever a public holiday falls on a Saturday(states that observe Fri and Sat as weekends), the next day shall be a public holiday.

States that observed Fri & Sat as weekends are Kedah, Terenganu, Kelantan and Johor.

Malaysia Calendar 2018 School Calendar 

Here are the school days and term breaks for Malaysia public schools that has been published by Ministry of Education, Malaysia. Use it to plan ahead for your holidays.

All schools in Perlis, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Pahang, Sabah, Sarawak, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan

School Commences : 2 January 2018

School Days (54 Days) : 2 Jan 2018 - 16 March 2018

1st Mid Term Break (9 Days) : 17 March - 25 March 2018

School Days (55 Days): 26 March 2018 - 8 June 2018

2nd Mid Term Break (16 Days) : 9 June - 24 June 2018

School Days (40 Days) : 25 June 2018 - 17 Aug 2018

3rd Mid Term Break (9 Days) : 18 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

School Days (65 Days): 27 Aug 2018 - 23 Nov 2018

End of the Year Break (38 Days) : 24 November 2018 - 31 December 2018



Schools in Kedah, Johor, Kelantan and Terengganu

School Commences : 1 January 2018

School Days (54 Days) : 1 Jan 2018 - 15 March 2018

1st Mid Term Break (9 Days) : 16 March - 24 March 2018

School Days (55 Days): 25 March 2018 - 7 June 2018

2nd Mid Term Break (16 Days) : 8 June - 23 June 2018

School Days (40 Days) : 24 June 2018 - 16 Aug 2018

3rd Mid Term Break (9 Days) : 17 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018

School Days (65 Days): 26 Aug 2018 - 22 Nov 2018

End of the Year Break (38 Days) : 23 November 2018 - 30 December 2018



Malaysia Calendar 2018 State Holidays

JANUARY

1 Jan (Monday): New Year 2018 Celebration (only for Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Labuan, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Penang, Sabah, Sarawak, Selangor)

14 Jan (Sunday): Birthday of Tuanku Yang Di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan (only for Negeri Sembilan)

21 Jan (Sunday): Birthday of Sultan of Kedah (only for Kedah)

31 Jan (Wednesday): Thaipusam (only for Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang, Selangor)


FEBRUARY

1 Feb (Thursday): Federal Territory Day (only for KL, Putrajaya, Labuan)

17 Feb (Saturday): Second day of Chinese New Year (holiday in all states except Kelantan & Terengganu)


MARCH

4 March (Sunday): Anniversary of Coronation of Sultan of Terengganu (only for Terengganu)

23 March (Friday): Birthday of Sultan of Johor (only for Johor)

30 Mar (Friday): Good Friday (only for Sabah, Sarawak)


APRIL

14 April (Saturday): Israk & Mikraj (only for Kedah, Negeri Sembilan & Perlis)

15 April (Sunday): Declaration of Melaka as A Historical City (only for Melaka)

26 April (Thursday): Birthday of The Sultan of Terengganu (only for Terengganu)


MAY

7 May (Monday): Hol Day of Pahang State (only for Pahang)

17 May (Thursday): Birthday of Tuanku Raja Perlis (only for Perlis)

17 May (Thursday): Awal Ramadan* (only for Johor, Kedah and Melaka)

30 May (Wednesday) & 31 May (Thursday): Keamatan Harvest Festival (only for Labuan and Sabah)


JUNE

1 June (Friday) & 2 June (Saturday): Gawai Dayak Festival (only for Sarawak)

2 Jun (Saturday): Nuzul Al-Qu'ran (only for Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya, Kelantan, Pahang, Perlis, Penang, Perak, Selangor & Terengganu)


JULY

7 July (Saturday): George Town Unesco World Heritage Day (only for Penang)

14 July (Saturday): Birthday of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Penang (only for Penang)

22 July (Sunday): Sarawak Independent Day (only for Sarawak)


AUGUST

23 Aug (Thursday): Second day of Hari Raya Qurban* (only for Perlis & Kedah)

* To be confirmed


SEPTEMBER


9 Sept (Sunday): Birthday of Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak (only for Sarawak)


OCTOBER

6 Oct (Saturday): Birthday of Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Sabah (only for Sabah)

12 Oct (Friday): Birthday of Melaka State Governor (only for Melaka)

15 Oct (Monday): Hol Day of Johor State (only for Johor)


24 Oct (Wednesday): Birthday of The Sultan of Pahang (only for Pahang)

NOVEMBER

2 Nov (Friday): Birthday of Sultan of Perak (only for Perak)

11 Nov (Sunday) & 12 Nov (Monday): Birthday of Sultan of Kelantan (only for Kelantan)



DECEMBER

11 Dec (Tuesday): Birthday of Sultan of Selangor (only for Selangor)

Note:

Whenever a public holiday falls on a Sunday(states that observe Sat and Sun as weekends), the next day shall be a public holiday.
Whenever a public holiday falls on a Saturday(states that observe Fri and Sat as weekends), the next day shall be a public holiday.
















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