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Kuala Lumpur Public Holidays 2017

Today – 27 March 2017 – is not a holiday in Kuala Lumpur.

This page contains a calendar of all 2017 Kuala Lumpur public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

1 JanSunNew Year's Day
2 JanMonNew Year Holiday
28 JanSatChinese New Year
29 JanSunChinese New Year Holiday
30 JanMonChinese New Year Holiday
1 FebWedFederal Territory Day
9 FebThuThaipusam
1 MayMonLabour Day
10 MayWedWesak Day
3 JunSatAgong's Birthday
12 JunMonNuzul Al-Quran
25 JunSunHari Raya Aidilfitri
26 JunMonHari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday
27 JunTueHari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday
31 AugThuMerdeka Day
1 SepFriHari Raya Haji
16 SepSatMalaysia Day
21 SepThuAwal Muharram
18 OctWedDeepavali
1 DecFriProphet Muhammad's Birthday
25 DecMonChristmas Day

Kuala Lumpur’s public holidays are mostly the same as other states and territories across Malaysia. However KL does celebrate a special holiday called Federal Territory Day along with only two other territories. Federal Territory Day in Kuala Lumpur celebrates the formation of the territory in 1974. Prior to that, Kuala Lumpur and the area now known as Putrajaya were under the state of Selangor.