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7 Things you can do in KL this weekend: 13 & 14 April 2019

7 Things you can do in KL this weekend: 13 & 14 April 2019

It's a wild and wet weekend

Text: Rachel Au


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Here are some of the most exciting events happening in Kuala Lumpur this weekend: Songkran celebrations that come either with champagne or Thai street food, a gin festival, an exclusive wedding exhibition and more

1. Gin Fest KL at Pahit @ Jalan Sin Chew Kee, 13 & 14 April 2019

Everything gin-related: masterclasses, workshops, tastings, guest shifts, groovy music and some food too. 

For more info, visit the event page.

 

2. Ili Sulaiman and Friends' Spark Joy Bazaar at BetterMe Atelier @ D7, Sentul East, 10am - 6pm, 14 April 2019

Celebrity chef Ili Sulaiman and her friends Anis Nabilah, Lisa Surihani, and Ruzana Ibrahim (and many others) are coming together to sell their exclusive pre-loved items for a good cause—20 per cent of all proceeds will go to UNICEF.

For more info, visit the event page.

 

3. Bridal and Beauty exhibition at the Ground Floor @ The Gardens Mall, 12 - 21 April 2019

In the midst of planning a wedding? You and your fiance/fiancee might find what you need at this exclusive exhibition featuring six well-known wedding vendors such as wedding photography studio MunKeat Photography and bridal gown designer Celest Thoi—both of which are located on the hidden rooftop of The Gardens Mall—as well as decadent dessert maker Delectable by Su. In addition, there will also be a two-day Spring Soirée Bridal Workshop for couples looking for tips to planning their own wedding, be it on the topic of wedding gowns, photography, wine pairing, or décor budgeting.

For more info, visit their Facebook.

READ MORE: 34 Questions you should (and shouldn't) ask your wedding photographer before hiring him/her

 

4. Songkran Champagne Festival at Mamacina @ DC Mall, 10pm - 3am, 12 April 2019

Looking to start your weekend a little earlier? The party begins at Mamacina with a celebration of Songkran, champagne and amazing music with The Choobs as the DJs of the night. Don't forget to bring a change of dry clothes.

For more info, visit the event page

 

5. Songkran Festival 2019 at Tamarind Springs Restaurant @ Ampang, 11am - 5pm, 14 April 2019

Alternatively, Tamarind Springs Restaurant too will be celebrating the popular Thai festival. With a family-friendly set-up, expect a hefty Sunday brunch with unlimited street food prepared by their Thai chefs; water guns for sale (or bring your own) to take part in the big water fight by the pool; a massage station and more. 

Ticket prices start from RM65 but children aged 6 years and below will enjoy free entry. For more info, visit the website.

 

6. Experience a marriage of Japanese and Cantonese cuisines by a Japanese Master Chef at Lai Po Heen @ Mandarin Oriental KL, till 14 April 2019

Guest Chef Tokukatsu Toh (who was previously the Chief Chef of Michelin-starred Sense Restaurant at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo before leaving to establish his own restaurant) is capable of recreating familiar dishes with a different twist. Full review here.

 

7. Check out the latest cafes and restaurants in KL

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