Spooky and non-spooky things to do in Klang Valley this October

Spooky and non-spooky things to do in Klang Valley this October

Alexa, play the “Ultimate Halloween” playlist on Spotify because — BOO! — we’re ready for Halloween! If you are looking for ways to have a spooktacular time this Halloween, we have conjured up Kuala Lumpur’s best ghoulish events to get you in the spirit of the season. Or, if you’re not big on the Halloween scene or just prefer to not scream your head off, check out events below the scare-o-meter.

 

For people who love all things creepy

Nights of Fright

In October, the nights will be long and full of terror at Sunway Lagoon’s Nights of Fright. As night falls, the theme park opens its doors for its seventh edition Halloween event, equipped with heart-stopping scares and horrors to scare you silly. Here’s a sneak peek — some of Hollywood’s most famous horror killers are set loose in Slasher Street!

Date: 4 October – 3 November 2019

Venue: Sunway Lagoon

 

HAUNTU

The creepy-looking house in Hauntu (pronounced “Haunt You”) looks like it’s straight out of a James Wan’s movie, but it also hides a dark mystery. Hauntu features an immersive horror experience, the first of its kind in Malaysia. It’s like watching a horror flick, except you’re part of the movie. 

If you’re one of those sickos — *cough* like us — who enjoys being scared, Hauntu is definitely an experience you don’t wanna miss. Especially on Halloween.

Date: Opens all year round

Venue: The LINC KL

 

For people who just wanna get thru October

SneakerLAH

We act like we’re okay, but deep down, we just need more shoes because — duh — how many shoes are too many?

Good news, sneakerheads! SneakerLAH, Malaysia’s biggest ever sneaker lifestyle convention is back with a showcase and selling of sneakers (including some rare ones!), exhibition, lucky draw, performances, and more!

Date: 5 October – 6 October 2019

Venue: Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, Mid Valley City

 

The Cooler Lumpur Festival

During the first week of October, head to The Cooler Lumpur Festival at Publika. The festival of ideas is back for its seventh installment with the theme #SuperCanggih. The festival celebrates the everyday #SuperCanggih heroes among us who played a part in combating the issues of our time, such as climate change, gender equality, poverty, extinction, supremacists, and refugees.

Date: Until 6 October 2019

Venue: Publika, Solaris Dutamas

 

Kuala Lumpur Alternative Bookfest

Get your first weekend of October sorted with Kuala Lumpur Alternative Bookfest, held in conjunction with The Cooler Lumpur Festival and FIXI. Expect to encounter new books, rare books, and limited edition books at the festival of Malaysian indie publishing industry.

Date: 4 October – 6 October 2019

Venue: Publika, Solaris Dutamas

 

Art Bazaar

The annual Art Bazaar by Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery returns this year, with the aim to promote emerging local talents. Visitors can look forward to a line-up of special programs including artwork sales, exhibitions, live art demonstrations, talks, and workshops. All activities are free of charge and open to the general public.

Date: Until 6 October 2019

Venue: Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery, KL City Centre

 

Tun M Custom Show

As part of the recent Merdeka Day/Malaysia Day celebrations, a couple of local artists were asked to customize a Tun Mahathir figurine to celebrate the world’s oldest prime minister at the age of 94. The showcase is an initiative by a local toy company HEBATOYS, aimed to spark a creative movement of Malaysian toy design.

Date: Until 20 October 2019

Venue: TitikMerah Collective, TTDI

 

Art Expo Malaysia 2019

Happening on the second weekend of October, catch Art Expo Malaysia which will be featuring about 60 art galleries from 15 countries including Malaysia, Japan, and more. Immerse yourself in each art zone, featuring a specially curated Southeast Asia Curatorial Exhibition Area, Gallery Zone, Japan Pavilion, and Art Talk.

Date: 11 October – 13 October 2019

Venue: MATRADE Exhibition and Centre (MECC)


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