Christmas in Malaysia has always been everyone’s favourite time of the year, mainly because it is the time to spend your hard earned money, wisely if you must, on marvellous festive deals and treats, whereby you can probably score five tops for only RM100 if you’re really lucky.
For those who haven’t done their Christmas shopping, my we remind you to get on it a.s.a.p., as Christmas is dawning upon us in less than two weeks now! Don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered. Here are several Chrismas themed affairs for you to check out:
APW, also known as Art Printing Works, is a repurposed industrial space located in the heart of Bangsar, converted from a commercial printing plant. This year, APW will be hosting its very first Christmas Market, hosting multiple food and shopping vendors, activities, alongside performances ranging from pantomimes, to carolling. Also, don’t miss out on musical performances by special guests, So, I’m Jenn & Jon Liddell that will rock your holiday on the last day of the Christmas Market.
Date: 16 to 18 December / Time: 5 PM – 10 PM / Venue: APW Bangsar
Amazin’ Graze is well known for making healthy snacking a mainstream option. And now, the homegrown company is giving back by throwing a charity Christmas Market, jam-packed with great food and various lifestyle brands offering candles, beauty products and jewelleries. Each participating vendor, namely Amazin’ Graze, Cooked, Llaollao, Mangolicious, Accidental Bakers, Rawsome amongst many more, will donate 20% of their total sales to Jalan Imbi’s refugee school.
Date: 17 December 2016 / Time: 10 AM – 5 PM / Venue: The Co. Bangsar
Curated especially for KL’s most unique and interesting community, this festive bazaar marks the very first Christmas Edition of Sunny Side Up Market, filled with multi-talented local artisans. The market will showcase a wide spectrum of products from up to 40 vendors from apparel, accessories, home decor, skincare, homemade condiments, and gifts just in time for Christmas.
Date: 9 – 10 December 2016 / Time: 12 PM – 8 PM / Venue: Slate @ The Row
Everyone is aware that the real nightmare before Christmas is the curse (or gift, depends on your budget) of shopping. Why waste time in the hassle of a crowded mall when you can hop over to DR.Inc’s Christmas Night-Market? The bazaar returns with featuring the likes of Dani (yoga & lifestyle apparel), Gerai OA (indigenous handicrafts), Real.m (Peshtemals- Turkish towels) and more, in addition to the local’s favourite food vendors.
Date: 18 December 2016 / Time: 5 PM – 10 PM / Venue: Dr. Inc, Bangsar
Hosted at Dr. Inc as well, the Organic Christmas Food Market, organised by Nala Designs, is the right place to be if you’re looking to end the year on a healthy note. Food vendors will be present with only the healthiest, most tasty food for all guests. The market will also feature live music, workshops, Christmas gift exchanges, gift wrapping stations as well as a bikini sale down the street.
Date: 13 December 2016 / Time: 11 AM – 12 PM / Venue: Dr. Inc, Bangsar
Brought exclusively by Mid Valley Megamall and HSBC, add a dose of magic and sparkle to your Christmas celebration by joining Mid Valley’s festive merriment, A Christmas Dream, as they celebrate this jolly season with plenty of vendors, gifts, dancing, and carolling!
Date: 24 Dec 2016 – 1 Jan 2017 / Time: 10 AM – 10 PM / Venue: Mid Valley City
Come join the Mesmerizing Christmas Gala, where you can have a mini experience of the theme park everyone should be at right now, Disneyland. Here’s your chance to meet the royal Princess Anastasia who humbly requests the pleasure of your company at this majestic event, in which a lot of awesome deals are being offered, such as the Buy 1 Free 1 promotion, valid for all Christmas related items.
Date: 25 Nov 2016 – 1 Jan 2017 / Time: 10 AM – 10 PM / Venue: Curve
In an effort to promote the upcoming Star Wars film, Sunway Pyramid invites you to #GoRogueThisChristmas with its massive Star Wars Christmas setup, with a little touch of Swarovski crystals. It’s gonna be a very merry Christmas ahead, especially for the Force fanatics in you. Drop by this amazing event to take photos with Santa, be entertained by carollers as well as play some Star Wars inspired games on top of the many participating vendors selling amazing Christmas goodies.
Date: 26 Nov 2016 – 1 Jan 2017 / Time: 10 AM – 10 PM / Venue: Sunway Pyramid
Come and enjoy One Utama’s very special Christmas event with your family and friends for a fabulous start to the festive season! Getting into the Christmas spirit and have a unique holiday experience with a host of fun-filled activities, featuring Santa arriving on his horse-drawn sleigh, make a wish to Santa, and get crafty by participating in the workshops!
Date: 28 Nov – 26 Dec 2016 / Time: 10 AM – 10 PM / Venue: One Utama
10. Pavilion KL
Everyone knows that Pavilion KL is THE place to be during Christmas time, as the mall prides itself for the outstanding festive decorations that just gets better every year. This year, the celebration returns with the world’s first Swarovski-Crystallised Merry Go Round, inspired by the magnificent structure adorned with key elements from Swarovski’s 2016 Christmas campaign. Have a dazzling Christmas, everyone!
Date: 15 Nov 2016 – 1 Jan 2017 / Time: 10 AM – 10 PM / Venue: Pavilion KL