Public holidays in Pahang fall on the same dates as other states in Malaysia, except that it has two additional holidays which are Hari Hol Pahang and Sultan of Pahang’s Birthday. Hari Hol Pahang is a day to commemorate the death of a former Sultan of Pahang. This public holiday is observed on May 7 each year. Like other royal states, the Sultan’s birthday is declared as a public holiday. The Sultan of Pahang’s Birthday is celebrated on October 24 yearly..
The below table lists the official dates for Pahang public holidays. Pahangites need to take note that changes or adjustments on the public holidays may occur if there are any announcements made affecting the public holidays in Pahang.
|1 Jan||Tuesday||New Year’s Day|
|5 Feb||Tuesday||Chinese New Year|
|6 Feb||Wednesday||Chinese New Year Holiday|
|1 May||Wednesday||Labour Day|
|7 May||Tuesday||Hari Hol Pahang|
|19 May||Sunday||Wesak Day|
|20 May||Monday||Wesak Day Holiday|
|22 May||Wednesday||Nuzul Quran|
|5 Jun||Wednesday||Hari Raya Aidilfitri|
|6 Jun||Thursday||Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday|
|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|
|24 Oct||Thursday||Sultan of Pahang’s Birthday|
|28 Oct||Monday||Deepavali Holiday|
|9 Nov||Saturday||Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday|
|25 Dec||Wednesday||Christmas Day|
Now that the public holiday dates for 2019 have been released, it is best to make the holidays more productive by planning a getaway trip to some of the best holiday spots in Malaysia. With the online booking platform offered by Easybook, everyone can customise their travel details just at your fingertips.
Not only does Easybook provides the easiest and fastest way to purchase travel tickets, other services such as transfers, car rentals and local tours are also available for travellers to use. Easybook includes numerous routes to travel from Pahang such as Kedah, Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Johor and many more. Head over to Easybook website or download the mobile application on your smartphone and start booking for trips for 2019 Pahang holidays.