There’s never a shortage of events and activities in Kuala Lumpur. But if you find yourself wondering how to spend your weekend, look no further! From a picnic in a hotel at MoMo’s Kuala Lumpur to an orchestra performance at klpac, we’ve rounded up the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur this weekend.
1. Picnic at MoMo’s Kuala Lumpur
MoMo’s hotel has been the It spot for many events including markets, karaoke night and eating competitions. This July, the social hotel has transformed its room into a bright, airy space complete with an adorable teepee where you could pretend you’re camping outdoors. Perfect for the ‘gram! You can book a room for a maximum of four people, and yes, kids are welcome too!
The private picnic setup also comes with specially curated menu bundles for any occasion, including It’s a Date, Fiesta, and Count the Candles. To make the occasion even more special, guests can also personalise their experience by customising the décor to set the perfect mood for their celebration. Perfect if you have any special dates coming up!
Prices: RM230 for “It’s a Date” bundle, RM320 for “Fiesta” bundle, RM120 for “Count the Candles” bundle
Address: 316, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
2. Make your own clay wares at Good Times DIY Pottery Studio
Recreate your own (halal) Ghost scene by joining a pottery class at Good Times DIY Pottery Studio at Paradigm Mall. There is something magical about creating something with your hands, especially one that you could use and display in your home!
Price: From RM145
Address: Paradigm Mall, Level 2F-03, 47301 Petaling Jaya
Opening Hours: 11AM - 8PM (Monday - Friday) | 10AM - 8PM (Saturday & Sunday)
3. Sip and paint at Art & Bonding Painting Studio
You don’t have to drink alcohol to enjoy this painting class! Bring out your inner Vincent Van Gogh at the sip and paint session at the Art & Bonding Painting Studio. All the art tools and materials are all prepared for you so all you have to do is pick up the paintbrushes and unleash your artistic skills. Don’t worry, the class is suitable for everyone so don’t worry about not being a great artist there. Just drink, paint, and have fun!
Disclaimer: The studio also serves orange juice as a choice of beverage for non-alcohol drinkers. There’s also free-flow coffee and tea! We recommend that you dine at your own discretion.
Price: From RM130
Address: 3F, No. 22, Jalan 25/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Opening Hours: 10AM - 12PM (Monday - Saturday) | 10AM - 6PM (Sunday)
4. Check out the arts at Ilham Art Gallery
Allow your mind to wander through the different mediums of art at Ilham Art Gallery. The Ilham Art Gallery presents various Malaysian modern and contemporary arts and you don’t have to be a fan of art to appreciate the art pieces. In 2022, there’s an inaugural ILHAM Art Show ongoing until 23 October 2022 where you get the chance to explore more mind-blowing works from Malaysian artists. Admission is also FREE so do check it out!
Address: Levels 3 and 5, Ilham Tower, 8, Lrg Binjai, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 11AM - 7PM (Tuesday - Saturday) | 11 AM - 5PM (Sunday)
6. Play badminton in the dark
Think badminton can only be played on a court? Try playing it in the dark! The first-ever glow-in-the-dark badminton experience will allow you to smash glowing shuttlecocks with fluorescent racquets. It’ll be a lit badminton session!
Price: RM180 per hour (max 8 pax per session)
Address: Concourse Level, Petronas Twin Tower, Twin Towers Fitness Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 7.30AM - 8.30PM (Monday - Friday) | 10.30AM - 5.30PM (Saturday & Sunday)
5. Rollerblade to K-pop at RollerWa
Dance to the rhythm of K-pop as you roll at RollerWa, a Korean-themed indoor roller skate rink. With your favourite K-pop songs playing out loud in the background, this will be the best spot to have a blast as a K-pop fan and also roller-skaters out there!
Price: From RM37
Address: 1UE Kuala Lumpur, MY 47800 Selangor Petaling Jaya Lebuh Bandar Utama Lot F603A-F613, First Floor
Opening Hours: 10AM - 10.30PM (daily)
6. Join a weaving workshop at Kedai KL
Kedai KL is one of the best spots in Kuala Lumpur to spend time at. There are a number of small local brands selling their wares such as a bookshop, bath and body products as well as cafes where you can enjoy a cuppa or two. This weekend, there is a weaving workshop happening on Sunday, 24 July 2022 at Kedai KL. You can choose to either join the keychain weaving workshop or the bag strap weaving workshop. All materials will be provided. It’ll be a fun workshop to do with your friends!
Price: RM100 for the keychain weaving workshop and RM130 for the bag strap weaving workshop
Address: Rekabox @ Kedai KL, Block B Level 3, MAHSA Avenue Jalan Universiti, Off, Jalan Ilmu, 59100 Kuala Lumpur
7. Enjoy an orchestral performance
After a two-year long pause, there is no stopping the klpac Orchestra. The klpac Orchestra is set to mesmerise music lovers with Tchaikovsky – The Great Romantic Master under the baton of Music Director and Resident Conductor Lee Kok Leong. The concert opens with one of Tchaikovsky’s most well-known piano concertos – Piano Concerto No. 1 in Bb Minor, Op. 23 performed by concert pianist Dr Elaine Yap Sin Yee. The concert then follows with the romantic Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13, widely known as Winter Daydreams. Don’t miss this chance to experience the beauty of Tchaikovsky’s music up close and understand what makes him one of the greatest composers of all time.
Date & Time: 23rd Jul 2022 at 8.30PM, 24th Jul 2022 at 3PM
Address: Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Sentul, 51100 Kuala Lumpur,
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