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10 Best Things To Do In KL This May 2022

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Qistina Bumidin •  Apr 28, 2022


May has arrived and so have one of the most exciting times of the year that we've been waiting for so long: Hari Raya! After all your celebrations, why not check out these activities to do with your loved ones in Kuala Lumpur?🥰

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Events, Activities And Things To Do In Kuala Lumpur This May 2022

1. Feed your inner ARMY and CARAT at a new pop-up

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If you're part of these fandoms as mentioned above, you'll know what we're talking about! BTS & SEVENTEEN 'In the Soop’ themed pop-up store will soon be opening at 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Petaling Jaya from 29th April to 28th August 2022! 😱

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Shoppers will ultimately be treated to over 300 limited edition merchandise with new items released every week, and even apparel worn by the idols in the series is available for sale. You will be able to get their hands on over 300 limited edition merchandise ranging from loungewear, plushies, blankets, stationeries, apparel worn by the idols in the series, and more inspired by the 'In the Soop' series, a reality series featuring both Korean boy bands 🥺

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New items will be released every week, so those duit raya you've been collecting so far will come in handy! 😉There are also two more IG-worthy Photo Zones set up around 1 Utama: the ‘healing forest at the heart of the city’, where you can meet SOOPY  and chill out at the IN THE SOOP Campfire site at Ground Floor 1 Utama E, and at Ground Floor LUXE, where you'll get the chance to capture memorable photos with 3D TinyTAN, which is imported directly from Seoul and is the only one in the world! 😍

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You'll need to make a reservation to enter, so find out more via this link!

2. Revisit Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

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The easiest way for a fun day out with your loved ones is a theme park, and if you're looking for the greatest theme park experience with 6 adventure zones for you to explore, then Sunway Lagoon in Subang Jaya is the place! 😍 You'll even get to try out a few record-breaking activities such as walking on the world's longest pedestrian bridges, swimming on the world's largest artificial surfing beach, or even screaming your heart out at one of Asia's tallest slingshot chairs, all right in front of your doorstep! 🤩 Whether you're young or young-at-heart, there's something for everyone to enjoy! Hungry? Head on to the nearby Sunway Pyramid Mall, which offers a range of halal eateries all waiting for you to dig in! 😋

3. Visit the fireflies

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Make your date with your partner extra romantic by visiting Kuala Selangor to watch the synchronized flashing of thousands of fireflies glowing spectacularly in the evenings along the banks of the Selangor River. It's truly a mesmerising sight to behold! 🤩 There are many tours out there that offer all-in-one packages, which include seafood dinners and even a boat ride, so check them out! If you're bringing the family out, the kids will definitely love trying to catch one; do make sure they don't fall into the water though! 🤭

4. Buy a special gift for your mother from this bazaar dedicated to all mums

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Mother's Day clashes with Hari Raya this time, so the month of May is truly an extra special month! 🥰 Why not bring your mum down to MammaMia Weekend Bazaar at KEDAI? Happening only from 7th May to 8th May, check out a variety of small businesses offering unique products perfect for gifting your mum! 😌 Stay tuned for more updates on what stores will be available via KEDAI's social media!

5. Celebrate the mid-spring season at this bazaar

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KEDAI is bringing you another bazaar with a special theme: Mid-Spring Bazaar! 🤩 Happening from 27th May to 29th May, end off this amazing month with uniquely curated products you can't get anywhere else! ☺️ No wonder KEDAI is our favourite spot! Stay tuned for more updates on what stores will be available via KEDAI KL's social media!

6. Splurge on your furry friends

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Pet Expo Malaysia 2022 is back! Featuring 500 leading brands, amazing deals and discounts of up to 90%, freebies, and even more massive offers, your pets are going to be so, so spoiled! 😉 Happening from 13th May to 15th May at Mid Valley Convention Centre, you can start stocking up all your pet's must-have goodies! Or if you just love animals so much, this is truly heaven for you, where you can pet (with consent, of course) as many adorable fur babies! 😍 You only have to pay an entrance fee of RM5! Stay tuned for more information via their Instagram page!

7. Join an all-woman camping trip

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Ladies, this is for you! PajelinTrip was established by a group of women with the motto, “From traveller, for traveller”, where you’ll have a fun, safe space camping out in the woods while making new supportive and enriching experiences with fellow women who love nature just as much as you do! 🤩

Every month, PajelinTrip will bring you to a different location in Malaysia. Some of the places they’ve been to include JohorMelaka and Perak! You’ll be staying overnight and you’ll get to do activities such as stargazing, bonding over a bonfire, barbecuing your own dinner, snapping IG-worthy pictures of beautiful views, hiking, and having a dip near a majestic waterfall, the list is endless! 😱 Right now, they will be heading to Bentong, which is only 1 hour away! If you desperately need a break to get out of your post-Raya slump, a nature trip will do you good!

8. An outdoorsy escapade to an amazing cycling park

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Cyclists assemble! It's time to check out Trex Bike Park at Eco Grandeur Puncak Alam! Whether you're a budding or expert cyclist, there are many thrilling bike obstacles for you to try, from a seesaw where you have to balance your way over a plank to reach the other side or bumpy ramps for a mountain trail experience and more! There are bikes for you to rent as well; a City Bike for leisurely rides or Mountain Bike to try out those fun obstacles! You can also bring your own bikes to the park too! For those with little ones, fret not, there are kid-friendly circuits in the park for them to try on. You can even try the tandem bicycles for rent where you and your large group can cycle together! It's a pedestrian-free park, so you wouldn't have to worry about bumping into anyone! For more information on costs and opening hours, check out this link!

9. Turn up the adrenaline by paragliding all over Selangor

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You don't have to travel overseas to try paragliding with KKB Paragliding Park, we have it right here at home! Bask in the picturesque aerial views of Selangor while you're high up in the skies! 🤩 From RM280 per person, you'll get a GoPro video of your experience during your flight, accident coverage and transportation to the take-off location! It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see our country at such a distance, so check it out now! For more information, head over to KKB Paragliding Park's Facebook page here.

10. Chill out after Raya visits at Starbucks' new "glasshouse" cafe

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Come grab a cuppa with your loved ones after that back-to-back Hari Raya visits at Starbucks' new outlet located at The Beat, Kiara Bay! Order your favourite drink you've gotten memorised down to the T, and chill out at their IG-worthy cafe! It closes at 12am from Sundays to Thursdays, and it opens 24 hours on Fridays, Saturdays and public holidays, perfect for your late-night coffee sessions with your squad.

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Can't hang for long? You can get your drinks to go! Just head to the drive-thru area and order your drinks!

If there are any other activities you think we should include, let us know! We at HHWT would like to wish all our readers Eid Mubarak and Selamat Hari Raya!  🥰