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Top 10 Events Happening in August Around Kuala Lumpur & Petaling Jaya 2018

The biggest event to look out in August is Merdeka Day celebration on August 31. As we just have a new government and at least half the country is happy, the celebration would certainly be slightly bigger compared to past years. Politics aside, August is filled with lots of fun events from different aspects. We have food, marathon, stand-up comedy, cycling, and even networking.

Without further ado, here are Top 10 Events Happening in August Around Kuala Lumpur & Petaling Jaya 2018.

1. All You Can Eat D24 Durian McFlurry 

Attention to all McD Durian McFlurry lovers. For just RM10 per person, you can enjoy unlimited Durian McFlurry in all McDonald’s restaurants nationwide in August 10 and 11.

When: August 10, 2018, 7.00PM – 8.00PM, 9.00PM – 10.00PM; August 11, 2018, 3.00PM – 4.00PM, 5.00PM – 6.00PM
Venue: All McDonald’s restaurants nationwide

For more info, visit the event page.

2. MyTOWN Street Dance Competition Audition

Any street dancer here? Because there’s an upcoming street dance competition and anyone could join! To those who’ve been street dancing, now it’s the time to shine. A total of RM23,000 worth of cash prizes to be won.

When: August 11, 2018, 3.00PM – 6.00PM
Venue: Sunken Garden at MyTOWN Shopping Centre

For more info, visit the event page

3. KL Tower International Towerthon Challenge

KL Tower Towerthon Challenge is something really excited to talk about. If you’re a fan of marathon, you should take your marathon runs to a whole new level by participating in this challenge, which involves climbing up and down the stairs of Kuala Lumpur Tower.

When: August 19, 2018, 10.00AM – 6.00PM
Venue: Kuala Lumpur Tower

For more info, visit the event page

4. Comedy In The City, Walk 

If you’re a fan of stand-up comedy, Comedy In The City is the event for you. The show will be featuring 2 local comedians Papi Zak and Phoon Chi Ho, along with special surprise guests, who make sure you will have a good laugh on a Saturday night.

When: August 11, 2018, 8.00PM – 11.00PM
Venue: Jenerator, KL Citywalk

For more info, visit the event page

5. Blood Donation Drive

With the theme of ‘Give Blood, Save Lives’, this event held by the Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya invites the general public to take the initiative to donate their blood and help save the lives of others.

When: August 9, 2018, 10.00AM – 4.00PM
Venue: Anchor Room at Hotel Armada Petaling Jaya

For more info, visit the event page

6. Mandala Ukulele Workshop 

Despite the class is named Mandala Ukulele workshop, attendees won’t be learning how to play ukulele. Instead you will be taught how to do meditative drawing on a ukulele. Open to public of all ages, this workshop is perfect for those who would like to seek for relaxation and improve focusing.

When: August 11, 2018, 2.00PM – 4.00PM
Venue: Lara’s Place, Petaling Jaya

For more info, visit the event page

7. The Weekend Japanese Film Show

Golden Screen Cinemas in collaboration with the Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur, brings you a romantic drama film screening titled 100 Yen Love (百円の恋). Available in Japanese with English subtitles, the movie is about a 32-year-old woman living with her parents who meets a boxer and finally starts a life. The event is free admission but prior booking is required.

When: August 11, 2018, 10.00PM – 12.30PM
Venue: GSC NU Sentral

For more info, visit the event page

8. Publika Jazz Festival 2018

Publika Jazz Festival is back again! Taking place between August 10 – 11,  the 2-day event will be featuring a new line-up which boasts bands from across the globe along with amazingly talented local acts.

When: August 10 & 11, 2018, 7.00PM – 1.00AM
Venue: Publika Gallery

For more info, visit the event page


MEX Ride is one the most awaited race cycling enthusiasts look forward to. If you’re not participating, you can also drop by with your friends and family as there will be food trucks offering various kinds of food from Western to Asian fusion, game area for children to play, health screening, massage therapy and so much more. Check out the poster below to see the line-ups of exciting activities.

When: August 12, 2018, 9.00PM – 3.00PM
Venue: R&R Seri Kembangan (Southbound)

For more info, visit the event page

10. Swiss Dream Circus 2018

The Swiss Dream Circus  is back for its fourth edition from the August 17 – September 19 at Plaza Arkadia Desa Park City, an artistic spectacle that allows you to be enchanted as you immerse yourself in a world full of emotions. Internationally acclaimed performers around the globe are here to take you on a journey full of dreams and fantasies.

When: August 17 – September 19, 2018, 7.00PM – 9.00PM
Venue: Plaza Arkadia Desa Park City

For more info, visit the event page


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