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20 Places To Celebrate New Year’s Eve All Around Malaysia For 2020

Feature Image Credit: Jaya One, Wendy Wei Pexels, The Top Komtar Penang

To 2019, it is not just an Adieu, it is a thank you for the moments shared for the past year. And now as we welcome a brand new year – 2020 – full of new beginnings, let’s reflect on the good old 2019 and start off 2020 with a big bang.

Here’s 20 great places to celebrate our past moments and new adventures ahead of us…

Kuala Lumpur / Selangor and Vicinity

1. Sunway Velocity 2020 Countdown

Get ready for a glam celebrity concert, street food bazaar, food truck lane and carnival games before witnessing a stunning fireworks display!

Venue: Sunway Velocity Mall, Lingkaran SV, Sunway Velocity, 55100 KL
Date: 31 December 2019
Time: Food Carnival 5.30pm onwards, Concert & Fireworks 10pm onward

2. New Year’s Eve Countdown Buffet Dinner @ Marriot Putrajaya

Come enjoy a unique Walk & Eat Dinner gastronomic adventure at Marriot Putrajaya where you can walk into any of the hotel’s restaurants to taste their specialties and ends with a party featuring lots of live entertainment at the Lobby Lounge. Also, be entertained by the not-to-be-missed evergreen Alleycats with their hits of yesteryears.

Good food, good company and time to reminisce before we groove into the new 2020 – Terima Kasih, Alleycats!

Venue: Marriot Putrajaya, IOI Resort City, 4300, Sepang, Selangor
Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 6.30pm – 12am, Alleycats performance starts at 10.30pm @ the Zest Restaurant

3. Countdown 2020 Food Festival by Taste Fully Food & Beverage Expo @ Plaza Arkadia, Desa ParkCity

Leave your 2020’s New Year till later. Four solid days of Food Festival happening at Plaza Arkadia.

Venue: Carpark 3, Plaza Arkadia, Jalan Residen 3, Desa Park City, 52200, Kuala Lumpur
Date: 28th – 31st December 2019
Time: 3pm – 12am, daily

4. Surf in to Malaysia Largest Glow Neon Festival at Cloudora Festival @ Sunway Lagoon

Live Music and international DJs performance to keep your night young, wild and free. Instagrammable glowing installations with more than 30 vedors and food trucks combined and the spectacular 12 minutes 2020 New Year Fireworks display!

Venue: Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon, 3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500, Subang Jaya, Selangor
Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 7pm onwards

5. NYE Comedy Show with Godfather of Malaysian Stand-up Comedy, Harith Iskander @ The Joke Factory KL

Ring in the new year with laughter with Harith Iskander – the godfather of Malaysian stand-up comedy.

Venue: The Joke Factory, Lot 26, Level G3, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, 50480, KL
Date: 31 Deecmber 2019
Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm

6. KL New Year Run 2020 @ Dataran Merdeka

Is keeping fit your resolute for the new year?

Start 2020 anew with an energizing run – the KL New Year Run 2020. With distance of 5km & 10km, there are different categories for family, individuals (male/female) in open/veteran/age categories.

Venue: Dataran Merdeka. Jalan Raja, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur
Date: 1 January 2020
Time: 6am – 10am

7. Kidzania Family & Friends New Year’s Countdown

Countdown the New Year with fun filled activities, music, performances, prizes to be won and watch the display of fireworks!

Venue: KidZania Kuala Lumpur
Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 7pm – 10pm

8. XMAS & NYE Countdown @ The Square by Jaya One

Ring in the New Year at The Square by Jaya One, with a decadent feast of international and local delights. You can also be there to catch thrilling fire shows and experience snow & confetti rain. Stay on for countdown party where there will be DJs and live entertainment to add to the party!

Venue: Level G of The Square by Jaya One, 72A, Jalan Universiti, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 6.30pm – 1am

9. Light It Up: New Year’s Eve ft Huxley @ WetDeck, W Kuala Lumpur

This New Year Eve, razzle and dazzle for a sophisticated chic evening at WET Deck on the 12th floor of W Kuala Lumpur. Known as the place to party, to see and be seen, come party to the electrifying beats of Huxley, a UK based DJ-producer.

Venue: WetDeck W Kuala Lumpur, 121, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 6pm – 2am

10. NYE Pool Party @ Mercure Kuala Lumpur Shaw Parade Hotel

Join the fun-filled New Year’s Eve 2020 countdown poolside party at Level 20, Mercure Kuala Lumpur Shaw parade Hotel. Indulge in seafood on ice, free flow of house wine, draft beer, chilled juices and soft drinks with a selections of finger food and desserts. All these while you soak up the fabulous night view of the city with brilliant display of fireworks to welcome the new year!

Venue: Level 20, Pool Bar, Mercure KL Shaw Parade Hotel
Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 10.30pm – 12am

11. Pre-Countdown 2020 : MRCA Charity Run 2019 @ The Summit, Subang Jaya

The 6th MRCA Charity Run aims to raise funds for charities and this year’s theme is known as the Pre-Countdown 2020 Charity Run consisting of 5km and 10km for individuals. Do your bit for charity as 2019 comes to a close.

Venue: Summit Hotel Subang USJ. Persiaran Kewajipan USJ 1, 47600 UEP Subang Jaya, Selangor
Contact: Malaysia Retail Chain Association (03-58824333)
Start Point: Entrance of The Summit, Subang Jaya
Date: 14 December 2019
Time: From 5pm onwards

12. Jeryl & Masya’s “MY Sista” New Year Countdown Concert @ Arena of Stars, Genting Highlands

Hey brothers and sisters, unite and celebrate togetherness with our very own Jeryl & Masya as they coolly herald in 2020 with their unique brand of music in Genting Highlands.

Venue: Arena of Stars, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 10pm – 1159pm

Melaka & Vicinity

13. Melaka Countdown Fiesta @ Bandar Hilir, Melaka

Come to Melaka’s most celebrated carnival where you can enjoy fun games, fireworks display and music all night long as we countdown to New Year 2020!

Venue: Bandar Hilir Melaka, 75000, Melaka
Date: 31 December 2019

Ipoh, Perak

14. NYE 2020 Countdown Party @ The Deck GastroBar, Ipoh

Let’s bring the house down with renowned DJ JD and DJ Stephanie this New Year Eve in Ipoh. Enjoy good company, great food and a panoramic view of Ipoh skyline from the rooftop bar of The Deck GastroBar. Come dress to impress!

Venue: The Deck GastroBar, 13th Floor, Weil Hotel Ipoh. 292, Jalan Sultan Idris Shah, 30000 Ipoh
Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 7pm – 2am (1st January 2020)

Penang & Vicinity

15. Don’t Play Play, Gurmit Singh @ Gurney Paragon Penang

Spend the New Year Eve with the comedy icon Gurmit Singh, best in Singapore and some say in Penang (lol). Plenty of live performances and entertainment such as Mans Dreamer and Hatsume Miku from Japan will be making her debut here at Gurney Paragon. Be there or be square!

Venue: Festive Square, Gurney Paragon Penang. 163-D, Gurney Drive, 10250 George Town, Penang
Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 7.30pm onwards

16. Fireworks Countdown 2020 @ The Top Komtar Penang

Usher in the New Year in a whole new level at Penang’s highest Iconic Entertainment Tower at 816 feet alias – The Top – with exciting back-to-back shows and performances and then watch the grand display of fireworks at the tallest point in Penang.

Venue: The Top, 68th Floor, Menara Komtar, 10000, George Town, Penang
Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 8pm – 1am

17. Neon Paradise New Year Countdown 2020 @ Rainbow Paradise Beach Resort Penang

Penangites, get ready to usher in a glowing 2020. Reputed to be the most epic beach party on the island, the party will be glowing with neon lights and rocked by numerous artistes from 5pm on New Year’s eve until 1am on New Year Day!

Venue: Rainbow Paradise Beach Resort, 527, Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Tokong, 11200, Pulau Pinang
Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 5pm – 1am

18. 2020 New Year Countdown Party @ Straits Quay

Usher in 2020 at Penang’s first and only seafront retail marina located at Straits Quay. Be enthralled by amazing fireworks display, fantastic dance performances, live band performance, DJ spins and party all night long!

Venue: Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, 10470, Tanjung Tokong, Penang
Date: 31 December 2019, Tuesday
Time: 8pm onwards

19. Hard Rock Poolside Party @ Hard Rock Hotel Penang

Rock it HARD and PARTY like a Rock Star as you dance away 2019 and usher in 2020 at the “in spot” of Batu Ferringhi, Penang with music spinned by DJ Anna & live band performances. As the clock strikes twelve, end the year with a Bang – fireworks display.

Venue: Poolside, Hard Rock Hotel. Jalan Batu Ferringhi, 11100 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 7.00pm – 1.00am

20. Penang City Walk 2020 @ Lebuh Pantai, Penang

The Penang City Council together with Penang Adventurers’ Club is organising the annual City Walk 2020 in conjunction with Penang’s ‘City Day’. The walk is open to all members of the public.

Venue: Lebuh Pantai (Beach Street) Penang
Date: 1 January 2020
Time: 7am onwards


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