Sarawak Public Holidays

Sarawak offers an abundance of natural wonders including pristine rainforests as well as extraordinary rock formations. Its dynamic capital known as Kuching disseminates a culturally diverse home complimented with unforced friendliness and warmth. Like other states, Sarawak allocates several public holidays whereby major festive celebrations such as Chinese New Year and Hari Raya Aidilfitri are commemorated annually. Other notable public holidays in Sarawak include Easter (Good Friday), Hari Gawai and Sarawak Day.

Sarawak Public Holidays 2019 Dates

Below is a list of the 2019 official dates for public holidays in Sarawak. Please note that long delays are common during major festive seasons in Malaysia and it is advisable to plan each journey ahead during peak seasons.

Date Day Holiday
1 Jan  Tuesday  New Year’s Day 
5 Feb  Tuesday  Chinese New Year 
6 Feb  Wednesday  Chinese New Year Holiday 
19 Apr  Friday  Good Friday 
1 May  Wednesday  Labour Day 
19 May  Sunday  Wesak Day 
20 May  Monday  Wesak Day Holiday 
1 Jun  Saturday  Hari Gawai 
5 Jun  Wednesday  Hari Raya Aidilfitri 
6 Jun  Thursday  Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday 
22 Jul  Monday  Sarawak Day 
11 Aug  Sunday  Hari Raya Haji 
12 Aug  Monday  Hari Raya Haji Holiday 
31 Aug  Saturday  Merdeka Day 
1 Sep  Sunday  Awal Muharram 
2 Sep  Monday  Awal Muharram Holiday 
9 Sep  Monday  Agong’s Birthday 
16 Sep  Monday  Malaysia Day 
12 Oct  Saturday  Sarawak Governor’s Birthday 
9 Nov  Saturday  Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday 
25 Dec  Wednesday  Christmas Day 

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