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8 Events That Are Taking Place In KL This May 2018

The month May comes with a  couple of celebration and events. Still, the most prominent event is our general election which falls on 9th of May. For those who are eligible to vote, please do your duty as a Malaysian to vote for what you think is best for our country.

We also have our annual Mother’s Day which falls on the second Sunday of May (May 13) as well as Wesak Day celebration on the May 29. Besides that, Ramadan is expected to begin on May 16. Click here to check out the top 10 best hotel Ramadan buffet in the Klang Valley.

Without further ado, here are the 8 Events That Are Taking Place In KL This May 2018.

1) Kitty Run Malaysia 2018 @ Kepong

Possibly the cutest cat themed run ever, Hi Kitty Run Malaysia 2018 is open to public and is split into 2 categories: 4km and 8km categories. Runners will also be entitled to a Kitty woven bag, T-shirt, race bib, tumbler, and those who successfully complete the race will be awarded a Finisher’s Medal.

For more info, visit the event page.

When: May 6, 2018
Venue: Taman Layang, Layang Kepong, Kuala Lumpur

2) Thai Food Festival @ AEON BiG Tun Hussien Onn

Prepare yourself to get food coma with Thai Food Festival. Organise by Street Food Festival, this massive food event features the best Thai food from Thailand, such as Tom Yum, Som Tam Papaya, Fish Satay, Thai Style Nasi Kerabu, and more. You will never walk out with empty stomach.

For more info, visit the event page.

When: May 4 until 13,  2018
Venue: AEON BiG Tun Hussien Onn @ Jalan Suarasa 2, Bandar Tun Hussein Onn, 43200, Cheras

3) Beer Yoga @ Empire Damansara

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If you enjoy doing yoga and drinking beer, this is the event for you. Beer yoga, which originated in Germany, can now be experienced in Empire Damansara. Yogis will sip on beer and use the bottle as a prop during the class.

For more info, visit the event page.

When: May 5, 2018
Venue: Chapter Urban Bistro @ G13, Empire Damansara, Jalan PJU 8/8A, Damansara Perdana, 47820 Petaling Jaya

4) Sunny Side Up Market Bazaar – Mother’s Day Edition 2018 @ Jalan Doraisamy 

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Mother’s Day is a day to show our appreciation to our mother, an important figure in our lives. Head over to this 3-day Sunny Side Up Market Bazaar – Mother’s Day Edition 2018 to buy your mother a gift from local vendors, such as Gung Jewellery, The Quest Store, just to name a few.

For more info, visit the event page.

When: May 4 until 6,  2018
Venue: Slate at The Row @ 50 Jalan Doraisamy, 50300, Kuala Lumpur

5) Bara Food Fest 2018 @ Kelana Jaya

This is yet another food relevant event happening in the Klang Valley. Held by Grandeza Event, Bara Food Fest is a grill food themed festival. Participants can expect different sorts of grill vendors and cooking demonstration in the event. On top of that, there are also live performance and eating competition.

For more info, visit the event page.

When: May 12 until 13,  2018
Venue: Taman Tasik Bandaran Kelana Jaya, SS7, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

5) Fun Play Farming @ Rawang

Growing plant seeds with kids is a good way to teach them how nature works. Perfect for family with children, this event allows parents and their kids to experience the hard work of composting, weeding, transplanting and harvesting, as a result, cultivate them to be more gratitude to the food served everyday.

For more info, visit the event page.

When: May 5,  2018
Venue: Mari House @ Templer Park, Lot 20, Jalan 3/2, Persiaran Bukit Takun, Templer Heights, Rawang, Selangor

6) Chanel’s pop-up arcade @ Jalan Sultan Ismail

Image Credit: Chanel

Beauty brand Chanel is setting their arcade-theme pop-up store where makeup junkies can purchase both Chanel’s products and play retro arcade games. Claw crane machines will also be set up to dispense makeup products as prizes.

Pre-registration is required, which is now open. For more info, visit the event page.

When: Now until May 13,  2018
Venue: Coco Game Center, 23, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur

7) Catch British pop singer Dua Lipa live in KL

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The most streamed female artist on Spotify in 2017, Dua Lipa is coming to Kuala Lumpur for a concert this May 3 as part of her “The Self-Titled Tour'” The British-Albanian singer-songwriter is known for her chart-topping “New Rules”,  “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” and “IDGAF”.

For more info, visit the ticketing page.

When: May 3, 2018
Venue: KL Live @ Life Centre, 20 Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250, Kuala Lumpur

8) Wesak Day celebration @ Buddhist Gem Fellowship (BGF)

BGF Wesak Day 2018 full poster

Celebrated in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, the Wesak Day highlights the enlightenment and the birth of Buddha. Head over to BGF where they will be having blessings, invocation, aspirations, musical recital, performances by gemkidz, charity sales and food fair.

When: May 26 until 29,  2018
Venue: Buddhist Gem Fellowship @ Block D-G-2, Block D Jalan PJU 1A/3K, Taipan 1, Ara Damansara, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

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