5 Christmas-y things to do in KL this festive season! 

This Christmas, some of you may not be able to return to your hometowns due to the flood, something that can make anybody feel lonely. That’s why we have put together five things, ranging from events to buffets, to keep you happy during this festive season while we weather this storm together. 

1. The Sound of Music 

We’re sure some of you will  be excited to hear that ‘The Sound of Music’ is coming to Istana Budaya in Kuala Lumpur later this month. The beloved musical, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien, will showcase some Malaysia’s most talented young stars playing members of the famous Von Trapp family. 

Tickets start from RM320. From December 27, 2022, until January 15, 2023. At Istana Budaya Kuala Lumpur, Jln Tun Razak, Titiwangsa. Get your tickets here

2. Van Gogh Alive

Even if you’re not a fan of Vincent Van Gogh, you have no doubt seen his iconic painting “The Starry Night” somewhere at least once in your life. From now until March 2023, the public will be able to catch the multimedia exhibition “Van Gogh Alive” at Pavilion Bukit Jalil. 

Van Gogh’s most popular works, such as Starry Night and Sunflowers, are projected from floor to ceiling in this immersive, multi-sensory exhibition.

Tickets from RM46. From December 17, 2022 until March 16, 2023. At Pavillion Bukit Jalil, Level 3, Orange Zone. Get tickets here

3. Christmas Buffet at PARKROYAL Collection KL 

If you’re looking for an enchanting year-end festive season, PARKROYAL Collection Kuala Lumpur has you covered in more ways than one. Thyme, the hotel’s all-day dining destination, is serving up traditional Christmas fare such as Honey Glazed Ham, English Fruit Cake, Roast Turkey, Panettone, and Lobster Thermidor.

From RM298. At PARKROYAL Collection Kuala Lumpur, Jln Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur. Find out more here

4. Santa’s Workshop @ KLCC 

Take a trip to Santa’s Workshop at Suria KLCC this December to make memories with family and friends. Having photos taken at this location is a rite of passage in and of itself so you’re sure to capture some unforgettable memories while you’re here. Every hour, the whimsical clock tower comes to life with seasonal music. You can also find out if you made Santa’s naughty or nice list, and maybe even get a surprise gift. Oh, and don’t forget, Suria KLCC’s massive and beautiful Christmas tree is something else you won’t want to miss! 

At Suria KLCC Shopping Mall, 241, Petronas Twin Tower, Kuala Lumpur. Find out more here

5. Dior Cruise Pop-Up 

Looking for a last-minute Christmas gift? To get your fix, head to Dior’s beautiful pop-up store. Inspired by Andalusian artistry, the breathtaking setting was designed to commemorate the Dior cruise 2023 line. As a result, you’ll find lovely seasonal treasures for yourself or a loved one at this pop-up.

At The Gardens Mall, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur. 

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