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Fun Events In The Klang Valley This Weekend From 29 Dec 2022 To 1 Jan 2023

Fun Events In The Klang Valley This Weekend From 29 Dec 2022 To 1 Jan 2023

From art exhibitions and workshops to markets and concerts, there’s something for everyone this weekend in the Klang Valley.

Melissa Suraya Ismail

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So, got any plans yet for this New Year? 👀

Nope? Worry not, we got you, fam.

Celebrate this long New Year’s weekend by going to art exhibits, theatres, concerts, food fairs and more.

Note that some of these events only happen for a day or can last for a whole month so look at the dates carefully.

If you wanna skip to the specific day you want, choose your preferred day here.  

Here are some of the events that are still ongoing from our previous list.

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Ongoing Events

1. The Sound Of Music (Musical Theater) @ Istana Budaya (27 Dec – 15 Jan)

All the way from broadway, catch a chance to see the classic musical, The Sound Of Music with both broadway and Malaysian (playing the 6 Von Trapp children) casts.

Enjoy the classic tunes Do-Re-Mi, A Few Of My Favourite Things and So Long Farewell among others, live at Istana Budaya for three weeks only.

Get tickets here.

READ MORE: We Talked To The Cute Malaysian Cast Of The Sound Of Music – Here Are A Few Of Their Favorite Things

READ MORE: The Sound Of Music Musical Is Coming To Malaysia This 27 December!

2. Big Bad Wolf (Book Fair) @ MIECC (20 Dec – 2 Jan, 10 am – 2 am)

For two weeks only, BBW is back howling with up to 95% discounts on books! They also have more promotions and contests for you guys. They have over 3.5 million books including children’s books, romance novels (wink wink), self-help books and many more.

Go get yourself that discounted Harry Potter book set for your bookshelf or that self-help book to get you going strong for 2023!

P/S: Don’t forget to bring a big bag or luggage to bring home your treasures that day.

READ MORE: BBW Is Back With Discounts Up To 95% This December

3. The World Of DC Exhibition @ Tropicana Gardens Hall Convention Centre (23 Dec – 1 Apr)

Being the first-ever DC Exhibition launch in Asia, The World Of DC Exhibition will feature interactive games, life-seized exhibits, behind-the-scene concept art, limited-edition merchandise and more at the Tropicana Gardens Mall.

Grab your tickets here. For more info, visit their Facebook page here.

4. Avatar: Way Of Water Installation (Light Installation) @ Lot 10 (14 Dec – 2 Jan)

Have you watched the recent cinema-craze Avatar: The Way Of Water? It’s a sequel we’ve waited 13 years for! Movie buffs will surely want to catch this science fiction currently showing in cinemas.

For fans of lights and the film Avatar, go get your OOTD shots at the Avatar: Way Of Water light installation right in front of Lot 10 mall. The installation is only going to be there for two weeks until 2 January, so don’t miss out!

READ MORE: Avatar: The Way Of Water Is A Visual Spectacle That Makes One Reflect On Some Things [Review]

5. Nijigen Expo @ Tokyo Town, Pavilion Bukit Jalil (22 Dec – 1 Jan)

Dear Anime lovers! If you love cosplaying, you should head on to the Nijigen Expo at Pavilion Bukit Jalil. Apart from Christmas sales and presents, they also have a cosplay runway, anime figures, cosplayer meet & greet, GK exhibition and many more.

For more info, visit their Facebook here.

6. Van Gogh Alive Exhibition @ Pavillion Bukit Jalil (17 Dec – 16 March, 10 am – 10 pm)

Witness Van Gogh’s legendary works of art displayed digitally at Pavilion Bukit Jalil. Get ready for a multi-sensory experience with a symphony of light, colour, sound and fragrance for you there.

READ MORE: Catch the Immersive ‘Van Gogh Alive’ Exhibition In KL This Dec-March

Book tickets here.

7. ParkCity Year End Light Festival @ Desa ParkCity (1 Dec – 5 Feb)

Don’t know where to go ‘lepak’ or take good pictures at night? Try going to Central Park at Desa Parkcity. Their light installations are inspired by the Nordic lights so you can experience a bit of some Aurora-Borealis-inspired views on weekends from 8 pm – 9 pm.

They also have tons of other amazing light installations from The Waterfront to around Central Park. This is a great place to bring your date out on a scenic stroll at night.

The Christmas installation will be there until 28 December while the light installation will be there until 5 February.

8. Five Elements – A Handicraft Fair @ GMBB (16 Dec – 3 Jan, 11 am – 8 pm)

This fair celebrates the art of handicraft and the five elements, earth, fire, metal, water and wood. There will be multiple exhibitions, clay workshops, tattoo workshops and more.

For more info, check out their Instagram.

9. Great British Circus (Circus) @ Plaza Arkadia, Desa ParkCity (19 Nov – 1 Jan, 5.30 pm & 8.30 pm)

If you’re into circus shows (humans, not animals), you should try and have a look at the Great British Circus show. They’ve been touring places in Malaysia and this Christmas time, they’re putting on shows at Desa ParkCity.

Witness acrobatic performances, magic shows, entertaining clowns and more here.

For more info, visit their website here and you can get the tickets here.

10. Red Hongyi’s ‘Once Upon A Longtang’ (Art Exhibition) @ National Art Gallery (22 Dec – 22 March, 9 am – 5 pm)

The Balai Seni Negara has a new art installation called Once Upon A Longtang which features scenes inspired by old alleyway houses – or ‘Longtang’ houses in Shanghai. The installation has a series of artworks displayed with burnt Chinese calligraphy paper and more.

For more info, visit Red Hong Yi’s Instagram.

Here are specific events to enjoy with your family and friends on Thursday, FridaySaturday, and Sunday.

29 December (Thursday)

1. Kugiran Masdo X The ChangeCuters (Concert) @ Zepp KL (8 pm)

If you dig Masdo’s 60s vibes, then you wouldn’t want to miss out on their concert this Thursday at Zepp KL. They’re known for these songs: Teruna Dan Dara, Bunga, Dinda & Janji Manis.

They’re also performing with the Indonesian rock & roll band, The Changcuters.

You can still get your free-standing tickets here.

2. Dancebox December 2022 (Dance Show) @ KLPAC (29 & 30 December, 8 pm)

From Bharatanatyam to contemporary dance, watch both established and emerging Malaysian dancers perform in 8 different dance performances from a range of genres at KLPAC this Thursday & Friday.

Get your tickets here. For more info, visit their Instagram.

30 December (Friday)

1. Un, Dos, Tres Party New Year Market (Market) @ Central Market (30 Dec – 2 Jan, 10 am – 8 pm)

Shop cute items and ‘joget’ your way into the new year with live DJ sessions by Disko Santan and a good lineup of buskers at Central Market this new year.

Visit their Instagram for more info.

31 December (Saturday)

1. Grand Wave New Year Countdown 2023 (NYE Concert) @ Surf Beach Sunway Lagoon (6 pm)

Celebrate the new year with hits from international and local artists at Sunway Lagoon. The lineups include Alan Walker, R3hab, Mariana Bo, Havana Brown, Ray Ray, Joe Flizzow, Sonaone, Yonnyboii and many more.

You can still get your tickets here.

2. Travie McCoy Countdown (NYE Concert) @ Zepp KL (9 pm)

Enjoy the new year’s countdown with beats from the rapper Travie McCoy at Zepp KL.

Get your tickets here.

3. NYE Special Zainal Abidin (NYE Concert) @ The Bee, Publika (8 pm)

Popular Malaysian singer Zainal Abidin, formerly of Headwind and later carved a stunning solo career with hits such as Hijau and Puteri, will perform live this New Year’s Eve at The Bee, Publika.

Get the tickets through Whatsapp at this number – +60175654233 (The Bee). For more info, visit The Bee’s Instagram.

4. Convergence by Afterlife (NYE Party) @ RexKL (8 pm)

Party along this New Year to sick electronic beats from a variety of DJs and enjoy mesmerising audio-reactive light show and visuals!

Tickets are available here.

5. Spring Couplet Stamping Workshop (Workshop) @ GMBB (11 am – 7 pm)

Under the Five Elements: Senses Art Fair, you should indulge yourself in the festive Chinese New Year spirit by going to a spring couplet stamping workshop at GMBB.

For more info, visit here.

6. New Year Festival @ City Of Elmina (31 Dec & 1 Jan, 4 pm onwards)

(Credit: Sime Darby Property / Facebook)

Celebrate New Year with your family and friends at Elmina Central Park in Shah Alam. There will be food trucks, game booths, a flying fox, various scenic venues and many more.

More info here.

7. New Year Countdown @ i-City

If you’re looking for a place with illuminating lights at night, then i-City Shah Alam is the place to be. They’re celebrating the new year with fun games and food bazaars too.

For more info, visit i-City Malaysia’s Instagram.

1 January (Sunday)

1. Rising Festival (Concert) @ Angkasa Event Space, Cheras (3 – 11 pm)

Come and watch 15 local and talented bands performing live at Rising Festival this 1st January!

Get tickets here.

2. Indie Alliance (Concert) @ Zepp KL (5 pm)

Enjoy Malaysian indie music in a concert at Zepp KL on New Year’s Day. The lineups are Gerhana SkaCinta, Joanna & Co, The Times, Naratu, Tilu and Armpunk Syndicate.

Although fairly limited, you can still get tickets here.

3. Cat-Planter-Pot Pottery Workshop (Workshop) @ GMBB (1 – 3 Jan, 2 – 4 pm)

Unleash your creative pottery skills with this pottery workshop. You’ll be making pots but in the shape of your cat! The workshop is priced at RM190 for two hours.

For more info, visit their Instagram page here.

4. Beach Pool Club Xmas Splash Party @ Discovery Park, Gamuda Cove (11 am till late, Every Sat)

Enjoy street Latin dances such as salsa, mambo and rumba, rhythm-thumping beats from DJs, a famous 90’s throwback dance show and fire-eater performances at the Discovery Park’s Beach Pool Club every Saturday this December.

For more info, visit their Facebook and Instagram.

Upcoming Shows

Here are some of the ticketed events for upcoming shows. Don’t miss out on the chance to secure a spot at your favourite performance or event.

  • Spider Live At Atas Angin Rock Show – Concert (8 January @ Panggung Asia, Gombak)
    Get tickets here.
  • Food Wine Arts Festival – Wine Festival (7 January @ Artisan’s Playground by Cookhouse)
    Get your tickets here.
  • Jay Chou Carnival World Tour – Concert (15 January @ National Stadium Bukit Jalil)
    You can still get tickets here.
  • Cakra Khan A Decade – Concert (20 January @ Plenary Hall KLCC)
    You can still get tickets here.
  • Hearts of Harris – Concert (21 January @ Axiata Arena)
    Get tickets here.
  • Tribute Greenday Malaysia – Tribute Concert (3 February @ Angkasa Event Space)
    Get tickets here.
  • Ada Apa Dengan Melly? – Day 2 Concert (4 February @ Plenary Hall, KLCC)
    You can still get tickets here.
  • Blue Heart And Soul Tour – Concert (10 February @ Plenary Hall, KLCC)
    Get tickets here.
  • Westlife The Wild Dreams Tour – Concert (23 & 24 February @ Axiata Arena)
    You can still get tickets here.
  • One Republic Live In Concert – Concert (1 March @ Hall 5 KL Convention Centre)
    You can still get free-standing tickets here.
  • NusaFest – Concert (4 & 5 February @ Bandar Malaysia)
    Get Your tickets here. More info here.
  • Russel Peters: Act Your Age World Tour 2023 – Comedy Show (20 February @ Plenary Hall, KLCC)
    Get your tickets here.
  • Simple Plan The Harder Than It Looks Tour – Concert (8 March @ Zepp KL)
    Get your tickets here.
  • Bryan Adams So Happy It Hurts Tour – Concert (11 March @ Arena Of Stars, Genting)
    Get your tickets here.
  • RhytmAsia Echoes From Beyond – Concert (11 March @ Sepang International Circuit)
    Get the tickets here.

P/S: If you have any future events you want the world to know about, submit your suggestions to melissasu@therakyatpost.com.


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