Wesak Day

Below is the date of Wesak Day on year 2022 and 2023.

YearDateDayHolidayStates
202126 MayWedWesak DayNational
202215 MaySunWesak DayNational
202216 MayMonWesak Day (Replacement Holiday)National except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan & Terengganu
20234 MayThuWesak DayNational
202422 MayWedWesak DayNational

Wesak is a public holiday in Malaysia traditionally celebrated by Buddhists and can be observed in temples. It is also named as Vesak (name of a month in Indian calendar). It also known as Buddha Day as it celebrates Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death.