There is something inherently exciting that the locals don’t want you to find. Somewhere a little off the beaten track, disguised as apartment blocks, pizzerias, warehouses, these hidden gems reward any intrepid (and thirsty) seeker, LIKE YOU.
Time flies and 2018 is ending soon. To ring in the great New Year 2019, we have put together a list of some of the best places to celebrate your New Year’s Eve.
#1 KLCC Park
The open spaces at the park offer the best view of the fabulous fireworks displays, against the iconic Petronas Twin Towers. Begin your evening here by taking stroll in the serene peaceful park before heading to the bars street to have a couple of drinks while anticipating the countdown.
#2 The Curve
Calling all fitness buffs! Besides the typical street parties and live performance, the Curve is also hosting a Fitness Fiesta! Start your New Year’s resolution early with your favorite fitness stars for a round of Zumba, HIIT, and Movement Training at Mutiara Damansara. Come work out a sweat before joining in the countdown party after 7 pm. It’s a fun-filled day for the whole family to enjoy. P/s: There’s also an inflatable playground for your little ones.
#3 Changkat Bukit Bintang
If you are looking for a wild night and party to mark the end of your 2018, Changkat Bukit Bintang is definitely one of the MUSTs that you shouldn’t miss out! This is where you can get the best beer, foods, and a real party vibe. There will be a big countdown right outside the Pavilion shopping mall, make sure you check with whichever venue you plan on going to if they have tickets/reservation policy because the crowd will be insane.
#4 Merdeka Square
Similar to KLCC Park, Merdeka Square offers an impressive and free New Year celebration in the city centre. Most importantly, it’s free entrance! Grab your friends and family to enjoy the night that filled with music, fun, laughter, last but not least, the unmissable spectacular fireworks displays. You can just sit back and relax on the grassy field, although most prefer standing to enjoy a better view of the festivity.
#5 Desa Park City
Want to spend a ‘peaceful’ and ‘quiet’ New Year’s Eve? Then, you might be interested in venturing to the Desa Park City. It is known as one of the most relaxing residential parks, where you can do cycling, have some good meals, and of course, enjoy the brilliant fireworks at the park. P/s: Tables fills up quickly.
Wait no more and plan ahead for your New Year’s Eve countdown!
 Ho Ho Ho, Christmas is upon us once again! Somehow, it has become a tradition for shopping malls to spread the vibes by transforming the mall into a magical festive land. Follow our insider scoop below on our top picks this year around KL:
#1 Pavillion Kuala Lumpur
Pavillion has never disappointed its shoppers. The whole enchanting White Christmas atmosphere, from the main entrance to the central atrium of the mall, will definitely blow your mind… The giant outdoor Disney Frozen Snow Globe, the central conic fountain, and many more!
Apart from the main theme ‘Disney Celebrate the Magic’, Mickey Mouse is in the house! Get ready to be amazed by thousands of Mickey Mouse renditions, all dressed up and ready for your Insta-stories!. Not to mention the most eye-catching highlight, the first of its kind in Malaysia: 1,000 Mickey Figurine Christmas Tree (over 2-floors height)!
#2 One Utama Shopping Centre
“Shine bright like a diamond~~”, indeed, that’s the theme this year – ‘A Glistening Christmas’. Get ready to Wow on its shimmers, shines, and sparkle decor with geometric-shaped crystal balls & holographic giant crystal globes.
But aside from all this Christmas-Vaganza, many will probably miss out on this one… There is a hidden pop-up playroom that includes 5 different types of art mediums and installations, where you can experience the parallel world that ignites your senses and imagination.
#3 Mid Valley Megamall
Unlike those typical Christmas decor, Mid Valley decided to set up a Circus Carnival theme this year. Luxurious red circus tents with the light twinkling at the center, with game booths, performances and lots of awesome giveaways! It’s a great setup for the entire family to hang out, take pictures, watch the circus come to life as well as play games and draw a bunch of smiles at one shot!
#4 Sunway Pyramid
Calling all Rainbow and Unicorn lovers! ‘Jolly Rainbow’ at Sunway Pyramid will definitely make you feel cute and fluffy. Slide down the Rainbow Slide and feel young again, add your artistic touch to some Christmas characters and watch them come to life at the Unicorns Alive dome, and also show off your best insta pose at the Rainbow Memory Lane photobooth… So many activities to try out and have fun! (P.S: make sure to put on your cutest vibes before visiting the booth, you don’t want those unicorns to steal your spotlight!)
#5 Berjaya Times Square
It’s breath-taking… Bet you will go OMG when seeing Berjaya Times Square classic decor, ‘A Magnificent Christmas’, with the theme of red and gold this year. It’s just simple & classy. Christmas trees surrounded by golden lights and ornaments, strong Christmas mood is spreading over under the shimmering golden lights.
Everything is so Instagrammable you wouldn’t even know where to start taking your Instagram posts out there! What are you waiting for? Bring your friends/family and Drive to those Christmas hubs to take your Xmas posts!
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