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Embasy Holiday Schedule

The U.S. Embassy will observe the following official U.S. and Malaysian holidays.


Official DateDate ObservedDayHolidayCountry
January 1 Jan 1 Wednesday New Year's Day U.S.
January 17 Jan 17 Friday Thaipusam Malaysia
3rd Monday in January Jan 20 Monday Martin Luther King's B'day U.S.
January 31 & February 1 Jan 31 & Feb 3 Friday & Monday Chinese New Year Malaysia
February 1 Feb 3 Monday Federal Territory Day Malaysia
3rd Monday in February Feb 17 Monday Washington's B'day U.S.
May 1 May 1 Thursday Workers Day Malaysia
May 13 May 13 Tuesday Wesak Day Malaysia
Last Monday in May May 26 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 7 June 7 Saturday King's Birthday Malaysia
July 4 July 4 Friday Independence Day U.S.
July 28 & 29* July 28 & 29* Monday & Tuesday Hari Raya Puasa Malaysia
1st Monday in September Sept 1 Monday Labor Day U.S. 
August 31 Sept 1 Monday National Day Malaysia
September 16 Sept 16 Tuesday Malaysia Day Malaysia
October 5* Oct 6* Monday Hari Raya Qurban Malaysia
2nd Monday in October Oct 13 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
October 23* Oct 23* Thursday Deepavali Malaysia
November 11 Nov 11 Tuesday Veterans Day U.S.
4th Thursday in November Nov 27 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25 Dec 25 Thursday Christmas Day U.S.

* Subject to change

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