December Events 2019: Jazz, Dinner, and Markets

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The final month of 2019 will be a great one as these events will cover your entry into 2020 with all kinds of festivals and feasts!

Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Kuala Lumpur 2019

december book fest

The World’s Biggest Book Sale is upon us yet again! Reaching its 10th anniversary since its humble operation of being a remainder book seller, Big Bad Wolf has had a good streak of increasing Southeast Asia’s literacy rate, and has spread the good interest of reading to areas like Sri Lanka, Pakistan, South Korea, and the United Arab Emirates with the sale of books at incredibly low prices. Do not miss on getting a graphic novel for cheap, or stocking up on recipe books!

Date: 6th to 16th December 2019
Venue: Mines International Exhibition & Convention Centre (MIECC), Jalan Dulang, Mines Wellness City, 43300 Seri Kembangan, Selangor
Website: 24-hour book sale

TEG Mingle at El Sid’s Bar

teg mingle december

Newly rebranded as El Sids, this Latin American bar at Damansara Heights is now under a completely new management as of 16th October, 2019! The husband and wife team of Martin and Annie, once regulars themselves, have brought a whole new vibe to this popular neighbourhood hangout. This is our special Weekend Christmas Mingle, so see you there!

Date: 7th December 2019
Venue: El Sid’s Bar, 1 Jalan Setiapuspa, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Mingle

Le Marche Bottega Christmas 2019

december market

This collaboration between Traders Market and Bottega Meditteranea is here to present a Christmas edition of the popular community’s flea market! Set in a cozy Italian deli atmosphere, stock up on Christmas specialities while sipping on some festive wine, pizza, cold cuts, and delicious aged cheese. Look out for the special Happy Hour promo and music, where your first and second glasses of wine will be at only RM58 nett, and your third glass free! The Market will commence from 2pm to 8pm at on Jalan Ceylon.

Date: 7th December 2019
Venue: Bottega.My, 1 A, Jalan Ceylon, 50200 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Market

TEG Wine Dinner at Kinda Blue Jazz Club & Restaurant

december wine dinner

Our December wine dinner is going to be a delightfully jazzy Christmas themed event. You don’t want to miss out on this as TEG Media is closing the year in style with a live jazz band! Ring in the Christmas festivities with carols and crowd favourite jingles and you sup on a roast dinner. Located at Wisma YPR on Seputeh, there’s ample free parking so leave your worries at the door and come for a great time at Kinda Blue Jazz Club.

Date: 10th December 2019
Venue: Kinda Blue Jazz Club & Restaurant, Basement, Wisma YPR, 58000 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Wine and Jazz

Dylan Moran in Kuala Lumpur

december comedy fest

Ireland’s funniest (and angriest) comedian is here in Malaysia! Described to be the Oscar Wilde of his era, this BAFTA and Pierre award-winning comedian is famed for his idiosyncratic, biting humor about everyday absurdities, love, life, and more with his touch of poetic panache. Deadpan, witty, and absolutely crackpot fun is a sure fire way to spend an evening with one of the world’s most irate funnyman! Get tickets via this Facebook event page.


Date: 11th December 2019
Venue: HGH Galaxy Banquet Hall, Lot 475, Jalan Peach Ave, Off Jalan Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Black Books

Sunny Side Up Market Christmas Edition 2019

christmas market

Slate at The Row is proud to bring to you your solutions to the last-minute Christmas shopping! Featuring many local brands such as Bingka, Hako Neko, Coffee Cat, Iman Rose Kitchen, and more, get quality wares at great prices just in time for the big holiday season. 

Date: 13th – 15th December 2019
Venue: Slate at The Row, 44 – 48 Jalan Doraisamy, 50300 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Sunny

APW Presents: The Christmas Quarter Market

december market

The Christmas Market experience isn’t complete without visiting APW Bangsar’s specialty corner! A fun day for the whole family awaits with many second-hand goods, brand new stuff, food, drinks, and music to enjoy from 10am to 7pm. And should you wish to have a romantic dining experience after the spree, check out the restaurants in the vicinity!

Date: 14th December 2019
Venue: APW Bangsar, 29, Jalan Riong 59100 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Christmas

Comic Fiesta 2019

december festival

Possibly bigger than Christmas itself, the Comic Fiesta invites lovers of pop culture from all areas to convene and celebrate all things entertaining! From manga to anime, comic books, and TV shows, many activities are lined up to feature the best cosplayers as well as influential international guests. Some might even call this event a true East Asian experience! 

Date: 21st and 22nd December 2019
Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
Website: CF2019

Christmas Day

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Celebrated by the nation’s Christian community, this festival is also a huge commercial experience for the whole country. Malls will be besting each other in elaborate centerpiece decorations, and the sounds of Christmas carols will fill the air. People from all cultures and religions will revel in the festivities and the one-day public holiday so close to the end of the year!

Date: 25th December 2019

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