Kuala Lumpur: Public Holidays

Easier to negotiate than Bangkok, less cosmopolitan than Singapore and more eclectic than Hanoi

Kuala Lumpur Public Holidays

2009 Public Holidays

1 January: New Year’s Day
26 & 27 January: Chinese New Year (Date changes every year though it usually falls either in January or February)
9 March: Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday - Maulidur Rasul
1 May: Labour Day
9 May: Wesak Day
6 June:Birthday of S.P.B. Yang di-Pertuan Agong
31 August: Malaysia National Day
20 & 21 September: Hari Raya Puasa (Date subject to change yearly)
17 October: Deepavali (Date subject to change yearly)
27 November: Hari Raya Qurban (Date subject to change yearly)
18 December: Awal Muharam (Maal Hijrah) 1430 Hijrah
25 December: Christmas