It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and Kuala Lumpur is full of festive cheer. From Christmas bazaars to teddy bear Christmas tea parties, endless joy awaits you and your little ones this December. So put on your favourite holiday playlist, gather the kids and get ready for a yuletide of food, art, and family fun.

1. Meri-Kurisumasu At Tokyo Street

Pavillion wishes you a very merry Japanese Christmas featuring experiential pop-ups, fun activities, and rewards at Tokyo Street. Learn how to fold paper snowflakes and Christmas trees at their free Japanese Origami Workshop, happening on select dates between 10 to 25 December. Seats are limited, so hurry on over for a jolly good time!

Find out more here.

Date & Time: 14 November 2022 to 2 January 2023

Address: Tokyo Street (Level 6), 168 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603 2118 8833

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2. Sunny Side Up Market: Christmas Edition 2022

Stop by Sunny Side Up’s Annual Christmas Market for a little shopping spree with your kids. It’s a great opportunity to pick up a few gifts as well as get to know the local vendors and their businesses. Plus, what a great way for the little ones to get involved in picking out gifts!

30 homegrown small businesses and brands will be featured at the market selling ornaments, batik food wraps, candles, clothing, accessories, ice cream, and more. There’s something for everyone, and we know you’ll be going home with a few treats for you and your loved ones.

Date & Time: 3 & 4 December 2022, 11am to 5pm

Address: 48, Jalan Doraisamy, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +6012 365 6856

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3. Christmas Colour Run 2022: Run For Unity #CCR22

If you’re keen on doing something active this season while supporting a good cause, sign up for the Christmas Colour Run, Run For Unity 2022, at KL Botanical Gardens. Don your best Christmas running attire or paint your face in the season’s colours as Santa leads the race. Registration is open to those five years and above.

Register at this website.

Date & Time: 4 December 2022, 7am

Address: KL Botanical Garden, Tapak C, Cafe Corner
Contact: 1800-18-0505

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4. Christmas Extravaganza @ KLPAC

Sing your heart out at KLPAC’s Christmas Extravaganza, a family-friendly concert bringing together over 150 performers from the KLPAC Orchestra, Symphonic Band, String Orchestra, and the Young Choral Academy in a spectacular night of music. Enjoy the show and belt along to familiar tunes of Joy To The World, Deck The Halls, Silent Night, Jingle Bell Rocks, Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town, and more with friends and family.

Book your tickets here.

Date & Time: 8 December 2022, 8:30pm (Opening night); 9 & 10 December 2022, 8:30pm; 11 December 2022, 3pm

Address: Pentas 1, Jln Sultan Azlan Shah, Sentul, 51100 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +6018 227 7212 (WhatsApp)

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5. Xmas Themed Polymer Clay Jewelleries Workshop At MTMT Studio

Get crafty with MTMT Studio making Christmas-themed polymer clay jewellery workshopped by @mini_craft. The workshop is kid-friendly, though parental supervision is encouraged for children under 10 as they will be handling sharp tools.

All the required art supplies will be provided for those attending the workshop, along with light refreshments so you can take your time crafting your pieces.

Book your tickets here.

Date & Time: 18 December 2022, 10am to 2pm

Address: 55B, Jalan SS 24/8, Taman Megah, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact: +6013 906 2795

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6. A Gift Of Time: Christmas Market At Aurum Theatre X Traders Market KL

There can never be too many Christmas markets, so head to the Aurum Theatre at The Gardens Mall and explore local vendors displaying their season’s finest handcrafted accessories, natural beauty products, home decor, souvenirs and festive eats. Stick around for giveaways, contests, gift sets, and more Christmas surprises.

Date & Time: 9 December 2022 to 11 December 2022, 10am to 10pm

Address: Aurum Theatre (The Gardens Mall, KL), The Gardens Mall, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603 2297 0288

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7. Teddy Bear Christmas Afternoon Tea @ The Four Seasons KL

We promised a teddy bear tea party on this list – The Four Seasons KL is known for curating the most magical events all December. Set aside an afternoon for you and your little ones by booking a Festive Afternoon Tea at The Lounge.

The menu offers only the best treats of the season, including Christmas Stollen Madeleines, Salted Gingerbread Cookies, Chocolate-Dipped Mini Panettones, and more. Reservations are available all month long, but on 11 December, Hamley Bear and Hattie Bear will make a special holiday appearance between 3pm and 4pm.

For reservations or enquiries, visit this website.

Date & Time: 1 December 2022 – 31 December 2022

Address: 145, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +6017 262 9185

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8. Sunway Lagoon’s Bearry Christmas

Spoil your kids with a day at the Sunway Lagoon theme park and celebrate their festive-themed Bearry Christmas. Splash and play in the water park, ride the roller coaster, and visit the park’s petting zoo.

The park’s festivities continue at night, where surprises await their guests at the Sunway Lagoon Night Park. Follow their social media link for further updates on the upcoming Christmas events.

Date & Time: 10 December 2022 to 2 January 2023

Address: 3 Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Contact: 03-5639 0000

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9. Enchanted Wonders At Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Spend the holidays at Shangri-La – decked out in Christmas galore, life-size Nutcrackers will welcome you at the main entrance. Take in the charm of their 19-foot Christmas Charity tree decorated with nutcracker-themed ornaments. Head to the Christmas Bazaar for a day of shopping, jewellery making, kids’ experiential play, and more.

If you want to spend a few days with them, consider the Festive Wonders Package or the Family Fun Getaway Package, which includes a Sensory Play Welcome Kit by Kechik Play, suitable for your children aged three and up. The room includes a teepee tent and kid-friendly amenities making the holidays comfortable and memorable for everyone.

Date & Time: 16 to 18 December 2022 – Christmas Bazaar; 1 November 2022 to 29 January 2023 – Festive Wonders Package; Available until 29 December 2022 | Family Fun Getaway Package

Address: 11 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603 2032 2388

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10. Christmas Parade At MyTOWN Shopping Centre

MyTOWN has its tree up and ready with vendors and gifting ideas for its customers. Head to the mall on select dates to catch the Best Christmas Parade. Dance and sing along to Christmas tunes as performers glide in colourful and glittery costumes. Stick around to experience an indoor snowfall.

Date & Time: 11 & 12, 18 & 19, 24 to 26 December 2022, 3pm & 8pm; 1 & 2 January 2023, 3pm & 8pm

Address: Ground Floor & Central Town @ No 6, Jalan Cochrane, Seksyen 90, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603 2710 0057

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