12 Best countdown parties for New Year’s Eve around Malaysia

A new chapter


By Marissa Chin

12 Best countdown parties for New Year’s Eve around Malaysia

As we gather with our family members, catch up with friends and remember the good times this past year has brought us, it’s time to look forward to a bright new chapter. With 2024 right around the corner, we’ve gleaned the hottest parties for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve countdown to bid adieu to 2023 in lavish style and unadulterated fun!

Ahead, find out where to celebrate New Year’s Eve around Malaysia, from the panoramic rooftop bars of Kuala Lumpur to family-friendly coastline soirées, before the clock strikes 12.




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Where and when: REXKL, 8pm to 1am 

Price: RM30 (pre-sale), RM50 (door)

A collaboration between two of Kuala Lumpur’s hard-hitting breakbeats and dubstep institutions, Breakboyclub and Dub Things presents a high-octane night of the grittiest beats and purest basslines in Dubbreak. Countdown to 2024 with an extensive line-up of the best underground dubstep artists and raise your vibrations together!

To purchase tickets, head here.


St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

St. Regis Kuala Lumpur’s Crystal has long been a popular choice for NYE countdown parties and it’s hard not to see why. Come 31 December, the dual-level lounge and rooftop bar will come alive with a thrilling live DJ performance by Bad Habits and a spectacular fireworks display. Further, enjoy gastronomic delights as you take in the wonderful views of Crystal’s infinity pool overlooking the city. For something more intimate and luxurious, The Astor Bar is opening its doors for a New Year’s Eve Countdown Soirée with an enchanting live band as you savour quality spirits. 


Where and when: Crystal, St. Regis Kuala Lumpur (Level 6), from 8:30pm onwards

Price: RM94+ per person (free standing and inclusive of one drink), RM943+ per table (poolside table, up to four people), RM18,867+ per venue (lower deck, up to 30 people), RM23,584+ per venue (upper deck, up to 30 people)

The Macallan New Year’s Eve Countdown Soirée

Where and when: The Astor Bar, 5pm till late

Price: RM94+ per person (free standing and inclusive of one drink), RM754+ per Silver table (up to three people), RM941+ per person (Decanter, minimum four people and up to right people), RM943+ per Gold table (up to three people), RM1,415+ per Platinum table (up to five people), RM14,150 (M Room up to 20 people)

For reservations and enquiries, contact 03 2727 6696 or email [email protected]


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Resorts World Genting

Price: RM268 nett per person (all-you-can-drink session), RM568 nett for a group of three (High Line)

Make your NYE celebrations extra special by taking a trip up to Resorts World Genting where a range of fun experiences await. On the 31st of December, there will be a three-hour all-you-can-drink session that features a diverse selection of beverages at the lobby lounge of Genting Grand. At Cloud 9, party with DJ Qiqi and resident live band Midnight Buzz as you bid farewell to 2023. 

Don’t forget to check out the High Line Rooftop Market at Sky Avenue as it promises a lively celebration of flash mob dancers, indulgent Highball and Black Label selections, and live performances. Finally, head over to 360 Bar where you can celebrate the arrival of the new year filled with good music and vibes.

For more information, please visit the official website here.


Else Kuala Lumpur


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When and where:  Else Kuala Lumpur, 9pm to 1am

Price: RM98+ per person (inclusive of one drink), RM78+ for in-house and dining guests, RM2,888+ for 10 people, RM1,888 for five people

Chinatown is one of the most bustling places you can be on New Year’s Eve and parties like the one Else Kuala Lumpur is hosting are one of the many reasons why. Together with Rimbar KL, the first camping-themed hidden bar in the city, the modern boutique hotel is serving exclusive cocktails over a night of good tunes and fabulous vibes whilst overlooking the city skyline. 

For bookings, please contact 03 2300 3789 or email [email protected]


W Kuala Lumpur 

No stranger to celebrating in style and fun, W Kuala Lumpur is welcoming the New Year with a one-of-a-kind experience that will set the scene for an unforgettable countdown to 2024. From decadent feasts to a rooftop party at the Wet Deck headlined by Sllash and Doppe, get ready for a blast of a night! 

Flock Countdown Brunch

When: 31 December 2023, 12:30pm to 3:30pm

Price: RM248 nett per adult, RM124 nett per child above 7 (complimentary for children below 6), Alcohol beverage bundles from RM118

Eleven Fifty-Nine

When: 31 December 2023, 6:30pm to 10pm

Price: RM438 nett per adult, RM219 nett per child above 7 (complimentary for children below 6), Alcohol beverage bundles from RM118

Wet Deck 

When: 31 December 2023, 7pm till late

Price: RM250 (limited early bird), RM300 (normal price), RM350 (door price), all tickets are inclusive of one mini Moet and one entry drink

For enquiries and reservations, contact or WhatsApp 012 357 4788, email [email protected] or make table reservations via SevenRooms here.


1-Altitude Melaka

When: 1-Altitude Melaka, from 5pm onwards 

Price: RM75 (tickets include a party pack and two welcome drinks), RM80 (door)

Visiting Melaka this year-end? We’ve got the perfect New Year’s Eve party just for you at the holiday hotspot’s highest rooftop destination. Groove to new heights at 1-Altitude Melaka, where you’ll be greeted by a 360-degree city view accompanied by pulsating music and spectacular fireworks.


When: 31 December 2023, 5:30pm to 8pm, 8pm onwards

Price: RM258++ (non-window seats) and RM288+ (window seat)

Before the big countdown, you can enjoy a fulfilling meal at Monti, 1-Altitude Melaka’s contemporary Italian restaurant. The establishment offers two seatings: the first seating at 5:30pm features a reduced a-la-carte menu and the second seating from 8pm onwards presents a lavish 6-course exclusive menu. Both seatings come with a complimentary standing entrance ticket to the NYE party.

For more information and to make reservations, visit the website here.


Here & Now KL 


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When and where: Here & Now KL, The Five

Price: Upon request

No plans for New Year’s Eve yet? Here & Now is currently one of KL’s most happening bars and is a surefire way to have a great time celebrating the arrival of 2024. The modern tikki cocktail bar will have a lineup of four DJs, Hangrii, Daaliah, juju on that beat and Naufal, taking their turns behind the booth. Good tunes and cocktails—what’s not to love?

For reservations or inquiries, contact 012 4171753.


Vertigo at The Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur 

Where and when: 31 December 2023, 6pm to 12am

Price: RM150 nett per person (inclusive of one glass of Prosecco, red wine or white wine), RM3,500 nett for four to six people (inclusive of three bottles of champagne and two snack platters), RM6,800 nett for eight to 10 people (inclusive of five bottles of champagne and 3 snack platters)

Elevate your New Year’s Eve celebrations to new heights at KL’s highest rooftop bar! At Vertigo and Vertigo Too, sip on champagne and other liquid works of art as you soak in the views of the city accompanied by the beats of live DJ acts. Plus, you’ll be able to catch more than one fireworks show at that height! 

For reservations and enquiries, contact 60 3 2113 1822 or email [email protected].


Anantara Desaru Coast

To make that transition to 2024 extra memorable, how does a New Year’s Eve celebration by the beach sound? At Anantara Desaru Coast, resort guests are invited to join the pirate-themed Ahoy! New Year’s Eve Dinner followed by live band performances and show-stopping entertainment from fire eaters, stilt walkers, and more. After exhilarating DJ sets, saxophone performances and commemorating the good times at the photo booth, the night will culminate in a magical firework display on the beach.

For more information and reservations, contact 607 8250 888 or email [email protected].


IOI Malls


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This year, IOI Malls teams up with Astro Radio to present an unforgettable New Year Countdown for families filled with exciting activities and performances at IOI City Mall and IOI Mall Puchong. Catch performances by renowned local artists such as Gary Chaw, Misha Omar, Jestinna Kuan, Perry Kuan, Midnight Fusic, YonnyBoii and more live. Apart from that, there will be food trucks, a magic show, giveaways, and an electrifying fireworks display that all ages of the public can enjoy!

IOI City Mall

Where and when:  IOI City Mall (Symphony East), 6pm to 12:30am

Price: Free entry


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IOI Mall Puchong

Where and when: IOI Mall Puchong (Open Car Park), 6pm to 12:30am

Price: Free entry

For the latest updates, follow IOI City Mall and IOI Mall Puchong on Instagram.


Republik Damansara Heights

When: 7:45pm to 12:15am

Price: Free entry

If you’re around the Damansara Heights area, consider making your way to Republik, a lifestyle hub filled with curated F&B establishments that will appeal to palates of all ages. To usher in 2024, Republik is bringing in a lineup of DJs and musicians that range from house beats to classical music, to get its New Year’s bash going. Relish in the holiday spirit as you indulge in one of the many restaurants available at Republik such as Chica Bonita, Blonde, Frangipaani and more.

For the latest updates, follow Republik on Instagram.


For more ideas on what to do during the year-end holidays, head here.

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