Best Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur This Weekend (5-7 August)

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This weekend Kuala Lumpur is not sleeping! In this guide, we have an array of events and activities waiting for you, from getting your groove on at a pool party to a fishing exhibition! You just need to take your pick.

Splendours of the Malay World Textiles

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Widen your Nusantara knowledge and indulge in this cultural exhibition covering every genre of textile from the Malay World. 

It will feature 650 textiles divided into 12 major categories of textile techniques. Textiles of other countries that are related to these textiles will also be on display for direct comparisons.

Tickets are priced from RM20 onwards. From July 24 – October 30, 2022, open daily  –  1030am – 630pm. At M Floor, Hall 1, Menara KEN TTDI, 37 Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi, Kuala Lumpur, 60000 Malaysia. For more information and tickets, visit Eventbrite

Fishing Expo 

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If you’re looking for something fishy to do this weekend then we have got you covered with Pasar Pancing! 

It’s a fishing exhibition unlike any other with a concept that taps into the spirit and nostalgia of Asian wet markets. It’s meant to be a space for like-minded, keen, and curious individuals to come by and indulge in all they need to know, get started, and grow in the sport of fishing.
From 5 August – 6 August 2022, starts at 9am – 9pm. At Wisma Central, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur. For more information, visit their website.

Authentic Paint your batik!

Take yourself out on a date and enjoy this Batik Painting Singles Workshop organised by Dateworks. 

You can choose and modify your style of colors and your own choice of batik pattern. Come share this experience with other singles and learn to make your very own batik art.

RM149 per ticket. On August 6, 2022, from 2pm – 5pm. At Dateworks, North Point, Mid Valley,  Lingkaran Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur. Register here. For more information, visit their page

A Paradigm Outdoor Expo Malaysia 2022 

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Calling all nature lovers and thrill-seekers! At this event, you can partake in numerous sports activities and shop at the same time. 

Outdoor Expo Malaysia 2022 bills itself as the country’s only complete outdoor adventure and lifestyle show.

Free admission. From August 5 – August 7, 2022, starts at 10am – 10pm. At Kompleks Sukan Kelana Jaya. Visit their website for more details. 

Sunny Side Up Market: Merdeka Edition

Raise your Merdeka spirits up because Sunny Side Up Market is back for their annual Merdeka Market!

Experience their curation of all-Malaysian brands and local small businesses all under one roof. 

There’ll be a rainbow of treats from fashion apparel & accessories, home decor & living items, bath & beauty products, gifts, munchables, and even presents for pets!

You can even bring your pet along with you as The Row is a pet-friendly venue (All pets must be leashed or carried in their carrier bags, diapered, and accompanied by their pet parents at all times).

From August 6 – August 2022, starts from 11am – 5pm. At Slate @ The Row, Jalan Doraisamy, Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur. 


World Breastfeeding Week

Parenting is probably one of the toughest jobs that you don’t get paid for and sometimes, a little help goes a long way towards making it easier. 

In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, join this tea party where you can learn a variety of important parenting tactics, from how to help your spouse during childbirth to ensuring that your child eats better. 
RM20 per ticket. On August 6, from 1:30pm – 4:30pm. At The Ark Event Space, Plaza Damas, Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur. For more information, visit their page.

Get your groove on!

Let loose and enjoy this dance party dedicated to big tribal afro beats laced with the freshest house and electronic grooves and tons of attitude.

By table reservations only. On August 5 2022, from 7pm till late. At Wet Deck, W Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. Book your reservation here

Make recycling a habit!

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Being environmentally friendly in this capitalistic world can be difficult but baby steps, right? Visit the Zero Waste Earth Store to convert your recyclable items and earn cash vouchers! 

In its effort to encourage recycling and promote sustainability, the store is accepting a wide range of things that you can recycle. 
On August 6, 2022, from 12pm – 4pm. At Zero Waste Earth Store, Ardent Crest, Eco Ardence, Shah Alam, Selangor. You may text the store for more information.

Kena Sound – The Launch 

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A one-day event filled with everything the music collecting community craves – from forum discussions with notable personalities in the industry and media, to a trading market, DJs, music selectors, a live auction of rare items, and more.

Free entry. On August 6 2022, starts at 11am. At the Petaling Jaya Performing Arts Centre – PJPAC, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, S611, Second Floor, 1 Utama E, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Visit their page for more details. 

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