7 Things to do in the Klang Valley this weekend: 16 & 17 December 2023

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By Marissa Chin

7 Things to do in the Klang Valley this weekend: 16 & 17 December 2023

Welcome to another weekend full of non-stop entertainment and fun! Gear up for the most special time of the year by checking out twinkling bazaars all over the city, attend an intriguing art exhibition and party to the hottest tunes from Malaysia’s best female artists—scroll down for seven events to add to your calendar this weekend.


1. Witness the best of Malaysia’s female artists at Queendom Fest


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When: 16 December 2023, 3pm to 10:40pm

Where: Central Rooftop Garden, Lalaport BBCC

Price: RM138 (general admission), RM128 (group bundle for four pax)

Presenting: Malaysia’s very first all-female music festival! If you’re all about that alpha girlboss energy, Queendom Fest is where you’ll see it come to life. Curated by Malaysian female rapper and singer-songwriter Zamaera, Queendom Fest was created to uplift women and women-owned businesses. With over 10 local female artists taking the stage, kick off your Saturday by jamming to the beats of acts such as Jovyn, Dolla, Lil Asian Thiccie, Sya and Zamaera herself. There will also be over 40 female-owned vendors to shop beauty products and delicious snacks.

To stay updated, follow Queendom Fest on Instagram and purchase tickets here.


2. Step foot into Eslite Spectrum Malaysia’s first Christmas Bazaar

When: Until 1 January 2024, 10am to 10pm

Where: Entrance Foyer, The Starhill

In celebration of Eslite Spectrum’s first anniversary, the famous bookstore and arts and lifestyle hub is hosting a Christmas Bazaar to kick off the joyous occasion. Gather together with your loved ones and indulge in some retail therapy for the holidays. Further, Eslite is also giving away rewards such as a chance to win a round trip to Taipei and vouchers for every RM100 spent!

Follow Eslite Spectrum MY on Instagram for the latest updates.


3. Win gifts from Kens Apothecary at Else Hotel KL 


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When: Until 30 December 2023

Where: Raw Kitchen Hall, Else Hotel Kuala Lumpur

This holiday season, Else Hotel KL is leaning into the spirit of giving together with Kens Apothecary as they take over Raw Kitchen Hall. Experience a fusion of beauty and gastronomy under one roof as you’ll be able to win mystery prizes when you dine the exclusively-curated Kens Apothecary Christmas Menu. Swipe left on the post above to find out how you can win! 

For the latest updates, follow Else Hotel KL on Instagram.


4. Explore Rumah Tangsi’s Daydream Wonderland Christmas Market


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When: 16 to 17 December 2023, 11am to 8pm

Where: Rumah Tangsi, KL

Price: Free entry, RM120 per pax and RM220 per pair (Gingerbread workshop)

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Rumah Tangsi! From delectable desserts and clothing items to an art installation, this is the perfect place for some Christmas shopping and Instagram-worthy photos. In between your perusing, you can also try your hand at making a gingerbread house in a guided workshop!

For the latest updates, follow Rumah Tangsi KL on Instagram.


5. Reflect on Lee Mok Yee’s The Pyramid Series art exhibition

When: Until 17 December 2023, 12pm to 7pm

Where: Rissim Contemporary, No 30-2, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur

Price: Free entry

This is your last weekend to witness in close detail the stunning 3D art of Lee Mok Yee’s exhibition. Titled The Pyramid Series, Lee presents 15 sculptural wall-mounted and free-standing works made with mass-produced wooden pyramid pieces and mirrored stainless steel. The artworks were created over two years and experiments with different techniques to bring new and intriguing iterations to Lee’s chosen material. 

To stay updated, follow Rissim Contemporary on Instagram. 


6. Feel the magic of the holidays at Mari Christmas Market


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When: 16 to 17 December 2023, 10am to 6pm

Where: Kedai KL

Price: Free entry

Attending a Christmas market is a holiday tradition so if you have yet to check out one so far, be sure to add Kedai KL’s Mari Christmas market to your list this weekend! Find your last-minute gifts for your loved ones and revel in the magical festive vibes as you take in the magical decorations and joyous mood.

For the latest updates, follow Kedai KL on Instagram.


7. Go ‘monkeys’ at the 1 Utama Treetop Adventure Park 

If you’re looking for something more active to do with friends or family, consider the brand-new Treetop Adventure Park located at One Utama’s indoor rainforest. Perfect for nature lovers and thrill seekers, the attraction features a rope course spanning 4,000 square feet; various obstacle courses such as wobbly bridges and traverse beams; and zip lines. Nothing like improving your fitness while being surrounded by lush greenery!

Follow One Utama on Instagram for the latest updates.


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