In the blink of an eye, we’re in the final chapter of 2019! Are you ready to welcome the new year? We are! Imagine when the clock strikes midnight and stunning fireworks light up the sky, you won’t want to miss that perfect view!
So if you’re still wondering how to start your 2019, look no further. From live concerts to exciting parties and jaw-dropping firework displays, here are 10 places in Kuala Lumpur to start your new year with a bang!
10 Best Places To Countdown In Kuala Lumpur 2019
Sunway Velocity Mall is hosting one of the greatest New Year’s Eve Countdown Spots In Kuala Lumpur at Jalan Peel! The event is not only family-friendly but also open to the public for free, so come and enjoy the concert, street food bazaar, food truck lane, and even free carnival games. That’s not all, local famous artists will be joining you for the countdown as well. So make sure you don’t miss the chance to join this fun event!
📍 Sunway Velocity, Lingkaran SV, Maluri, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
🕑 Food Carnival 5.30 pm onwards; Concert & Fireworks 10 pm onwards
💰 Free admission
2. The Chow Kit
If you’re unfamiliar with The Chow Kit, it is actually a new boutique hotel with the modern-meet-old concept. The most exciting part is, they will be serving a new year’s eve set menu on this special day! For RM 120+, you can enjoy their starters, main and finish off with a delicate dessert. What’s more, for those that want to really make a night of it, rooms at the hotel are available on NYE! With great food and beautiful environment, we think it’s the perfect place to make sure 2020 gets off to a good start.
📍 1012, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur.
📅 26th – 31st December 2019
💰 RM 120 ++ (per person)
3. MoMo’s New Year’s Eve Pyjama Party
Want to ring in 2020 with some parties? Book now for at the MoMo’s Hotel! Kicking off at 5 pm and promising to go on until the early hours, you can enjoy cocktails, tacos, signature drinks and many more. Also, expect MoMo-oke, best of the 90s and noughties, beer promotions and even free churros! So put on your best pyjama and head over to MoMo’s for a fun and memorable party with your loved ones!
📍 316, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur.
🕑 5 PM till late
4. KLCC Park
One of the best places to catch the fireworks would definitely be the KLCC Park. Wrap up the year with exciting programmes that include live music performances, entertainment, and colourful light display. But of course, the mainstay is the stunning firework against the iconic Petronas Twin Towers that welcomes 2020 with a bang at the stroke of midnight. So gather in and around that area for some fantastic photo opportunities.
📍 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur.
🕑 8:30 pm till midnight
💰 Free admission
5. Plaza Arkadia @ Desa Parkcity
Plaza Arkadia at Desa Parkcity is having a Countdown 2020 Food Festival on New Year’s Eve that will double your happiness. With a variety of mouth-watering dishes from more than 80 booths, there is no better place to celebrate a foodie New Year. As a part of the celebrations of the new year, the area also hosts Dream Car Expo, live music performance and fireworks display as the new year begins.
📍 A-G-10, Plaza Arkadia, Jalan Residen 3, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur
📅 28-31 December 2019 | 🕑3 PM – 12 PM
💰 Free admission
6. Sunway Lagoon
Looking for a different way of celebrating an exciting New Year’s Eve, then head out to the Glow-In-The-Dark Festival at Sunway Lagoon. The music festival includes highly anticipated performances from international DJs, a glowing LED neon light concept flea market, immersive carnival art installations, a 12-minute fireworks display and so much more. And if you need to fuel up, make a stop at any one of the food stalls within the space.
📍 3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
🕑 7 PM till midnight
💰 RM 111.30 (General admission); RM 196.10 (VIP admission)
7. The Square by Jaya One
Ring in 2020 with a bang and soak up late-night party scene at the Petaling Jaya’s biggest party. With exciting events and performances line up, the celebrations here are sure to keep you satisfied. You can enjoy DJ performance, fire spinning show, plentiful booze, mouth-watering food, and banging live band performances to kick start another beginning.
📍 Block E, Jalan Universiti, Pjs 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
🕑 6:30 PM till late
8. W Kuala Lumpur
Not sure where to be when the clock strikes twelve on New Year’s Eve? Book yourself at WET Deck on the 12th floor of W Kuala Lumpur. Come party to the electrifying beats of Huxley, a UK based DJ producer. And watch fireworks streak the sky against a stunning backdrop of the majestic Twin Tower when the clock strikes 12!
📍 121, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
🕑 6 PM – 2 AM
What’s a New Year’s Eve party without some heart-pumping beats? You can pace yourself and dance your way into the New Year at Publika Gallery. It kicks off with a line-up of exciting performances that is sure to light up the evening with fun and merriment. You can also enjoy the taste of local street food, carnival games, photo booths, as well as a fireworks display to end the night!
📍 Solaris Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
🕑 6 PM till late night
💰 Free admission
10. Kidzania Family & Friends New Year’s Countdown
Looking for a place with great ambience to celebrate the new year with your friends and family? KidZania is the perfect place to be. There are so many interesting activities awaiting your arrival. You can check out cool dance performance, join fun activities, win some prizes and even catch the fireworks display when the clock strikes midnight!
📍 Curve NX, 18, Jalan PJU 7/5, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
🕑 6:30 PM – 12:00 AM
💰 RM 100 for 4 tickets; RM 35 for a single ticket
11. The Joke Factory
This should be on top of your countdown list if you want to welcome 2020 with a smile! Ring in the new year with none other than the Godfather of Malaysian Stand-up Comedy, Harith Iskander. Bring your friends and family to a comedy-filled New Year’s countdown event where Harith Iskander along with some new local favourites, regale you with stories and jokes about the year that was!
📍 Level G3, Lot 27, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
🕑 9:00 PM
💰 RM 100 (show only); RM 200 (including buffet)
12. Changkat Bukit Bintang
If ending 2019 on an epic high is your goal, there’s no better place to be at than the Changkat Bukit Bintang. This is where you come for the best bars, clubs and restaurants with a great party atmosphere. The street is also filled up with lights and a vibrant atmosphere. While waiting for the new year countdown, enjoy the street party vibe flow of drinks, live music, and some street performance.
📍Jalan Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
List: Countdown Spots In Kuala Lumpur
New Year comes only once a year, so make sure to make the night a memorable one. With these countdown events offering everything you need, you can now say goodbye to 2019! And cheers to 2020!
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