With 2022 halfway through and 2023 just around the corner, this is the perfect time to start planning your next vacation for the next upcoming Malaysian holiday!
Hence, we’ve compiled a list of all 2023 Malaysian national public holidays for your convenience! Note that these dates may vary once official changes are announced by the government.
All 2023 Malaysian National Public Holidays
|Date||Day||Holiday||Excluded States (if any)|
|Jan 1||Sun||New Year’s Day||Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis, Terengganu|
|Jan 2||Mon||New Year’s Holiday||Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis, Terengganu|
|Jan 22||Sun||Chinese New Year||–|
|Jan 23||Mon||Chinese New Year Holiday||–|
|Jan 24||Tue||Chinese New Year Holiday||Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu|
|Feb 4||Sat||Thaipusam||Kedah, Kelantan, Malacca, Pahang, Perlis, Sabah, Sarawak, Terengganu|
|Apr 8||Sat||Nuzul Al-Quran||Johor, Kedah, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Sabah, Sarawak|
|Apr 22||Sat||Hari Raya Aidilfitri||–|
|Apr 23||Sun||Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday||–|
|Apr 24||Mon||Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday||–|
|May 1||Mon||Labour Day||–|
|May 4||Thur||Wesak Day||–|
|Jun 5||Mon||Agong’s Birthday||–|
|Jun 29||Thur||Hari Raya Haji||–|
|Jul 19||Wed||Awal Muharram||–|
|Aug 31||Thur||Merdeka Day||–|
|Sep 16||Sat||Malaysia Day||–|
|Sep 28||Thur||Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday||–|
|Nov 13||Mon||Deepavali Holiday||Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Sarawak, Terengganu|
|Dec 25||Mon||Christmas Day||–|
2023 Vacation Ideas
Need a holiday desperately but unsure of where to go? Want to try something fun, new, and exciting? Looking to just go somewhere now that COVID-19 measures have lifted? We’ve got you covered!
Check out our suggestions below for 2023 potential vacation ideas!
SEM9 Senai Esports Hotel
As the first esports hotel in Malaysia and Southeast Asia – located in Senai, Johor – this hotel is fully equipped with up-to-date technological facilities and luxurious, LED-lit rooms for your maximum gaming comfort!
One of the most popular sports worldwide – especially for adventure lovers – Kuala Kubu Bharu and Bukit Jugra in Kuala Lumpur are must-visit vacation spots for your paragliding getaway!
If you lean more toward the peaceful and artistic side, Malaysian art galleries just might be your next vacation destination: check out Ilham Gallery, Zhan Art | Space, Wei-Ling Gallery, and A+ Works of Art in the link above!
Sunset Viewing Spots
Calling all avid opacarophiles and casual sunset lovers! Changkat Tunku Lookout Point, Bukit Ampang Lookout Point, Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, Ketumbar Hill Viewpoint, and Stelvio Pass Bukit Antarabangsa may just be for you!