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Father’s Day

Father’s Day 2020, 2021 and 2022

Around 80 percent of Malaysians celebrate Father’s Day, but it’s not a very “big” holiday for most. Father’s Day here is not a public holiday, so most celebrations and gift giving take place before school and work, or in the evening once everyone is home.

YearDateDayHoliday
202021 JunSunFather's Day
202120 JunSunFather's Day
202219 JunSunFather's Day
202318 JunSunFather's Day
202416 JunSunFather's Day
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

Around half of fathers in Malaysia receive no Father’s Day present, and Mother’s Day is a much more celebrated holiday. Nonetheless, with many, there is at least an observance of the day in the form of a Father’s Day card or words of affection to their father. Some will have a special family time at home or get out on the town to celebrate.

Father’s Day was first celebrated in the US in the early twentieth century. Over the next decades it grew in popularity across the country and was exported across the world.

Then as now, the holiday provided a special opportunity to honour fathers, while also providing a lucrative new marketing and spending season for shops and restaurants.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHoliday
201916 JunSunFather's Day
201817 JunSunFather's Day