Melaka Historical City Day

Melaka received the declaration as a historical city on 15 April 2008. Hence, that day is considered as a public holiday in Melaka.

In order to commemorate the day, there will be a month long celebration held and organised by Melaka Historical City Councils. The celebration is called Melaka Festival. There are rows of activities such as live performance, concert, historical run, photo competition, video competition, coloring competition and many more lined up for the festival.

The events take place in several places around Bandar Melaka for one whole month.



Where to go?

The Melaka Historical City Day Celebration is usually held at Dataran Bandaraya MBMB, Ayer Keroh, whereas the celebration for the festival is held at different places in Bandar Melaka.


Melaka Historical City Day Celebration is celebrated on 15th April annually, whereas Melaka Festival takes place after for one whole month.


There’s no entrance fee for the Melaka Historical City Day celebration, however some activities during Melaka Festival might charge entrance and participation fees.

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