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12 Best Spots In KL & PJ To Go For New Year’s Eve Fireworks & Countdown To 2023

Usher in 2023 with a bang!

New Year’s Eve (NYE) is just around the corner, and if you don’t have any plans yet… don’t worry, we have you covered! Whether you’re in the mood to dance the night away, have fun with your family and friends or do a countdown and watch the fireworks— it should and will definitely be a night to remember! Not to mention, you won’t want to miss that perfect view!


Check Out These 12 Places To Countdown & Watch Fireworks On NYE

1. I-City New Year Countdown

I-City New Year Countdown
Photo: @icitymalaysia (Instagram)

Bid farewell to 2022 as the new year begins at i-City Shah Alam! Aside from the anticipated fireworks display, there will be many fun-filled activities you’re able to enjoy such as Snowalk Aurora Immersive Experience, Imaginative Metaverse, dazzling Theme Park Immersive and more! 

Photo: @syeimaaismail (Instagram)

2. NYE 2022 @ Helipad

Helipad Lounge
Photo: @zidanelai (Instagram)

Celebrate New Year’s Eve high in the sky with a view of Fireworks happening at the helipad. Music, dancing, fireworks, drinks, and an uninterrupted 360 view of the entire KL city? What more could you ask for?

Call +603-21105034 to book your table!

3. Countdown Party @ Sunway Velocity Mall

Countdown Party @ Sunway Velocity Mall
Photo: Sunway Velocity Mall (Website)

Fun for the kids and adults! Drop by Sunway Velocity Mall’s Countdown Party for a fun evening of carnival games, artisanal eats at the food truck lane and a countdown party with a huge line-up of great artists. Then take in the fireworks when the clock strikes 12!

Sunway Velocity Mall

Sunway Velocity Mall
Photo: @sunwayvelocitymall (Instagram)


4. Changkat Tunku Lookout Point

Changkat Tunku
Photo: Muhammad Faiz Zulkeflee (Unsplash)

Want to keep it lowkey this year? Head to cyclists’ favourite lookout point– Changkat Tunku for an uninterrupted view of the western skyline of Kuala Lumpur. You’ll definitely have the view of a lifetime!

5. Grand Wave New Year 2023 Countdown @ Sunway Lagoon Surf Beach 

Sunway Lagoon
Photo: Sunway Lagoon Malaysia (Instagram)

Sunway Lagoon Surf Beach is hosting the Grand Wave New Year 2023 Countdown. Enjoy performances from Southeast Asian and international artists including Havana Brown, Joe Flizzow, Sonaone, R3hab, and many others. For the most thrilling event of the year, ticket prices start at RM292.25.


Purchase tickets HERE!

6. Taman Tasik Titiwangsa

Taman Tasik Titiwangsa
Photo: Thelma Edison (Pinterest)

Undoubtedly, Taman Tasik Titiwangsa is the place to go to watch fireworks in KL. Bring food in your picnic basket so you can enjoy New Year’s Eve with your loved ones!

Taman Tasik Titiwangsa
Photo: T.O Ang (Flickr)

7. Ampang Lookout

Ampang Lookout
Photo: radeonxt (Flickr)

For a view of KL– without the hustle and bustle of the city. Ampang Lookout is the perfect place to bask in the awe of the fireworks and take in the coming new year. Bring your favourite people, and a picnic basket full of food for a nye like no other.

Ampang Lookout
Photo: u/lannoobie (Reddit)

8. WET Deck @ W Kuala Lumpur

WET Deck countdown fireworks
Photo: wkualalumpur (Instagram)

For a truly up close and spectacular view of the KL skyline— W Hotel’s WET Deck is the place to be. This outdoor lounge area will have you ringing in the best of vibes for the new year, with awesome tunes from the likes of DJs, Monkey Safari, Victor G, Shazan and LZZY!

Book your table HERE.

WET DECK KL countdown fireworks
Photo: W Kuala Lumpur (Facebook)

9. New Year’s Eve Countdown Party with Fireworks @ Crystal, St Regis KL

Crystal St Regis countdown fireworks
Photo: Marriot Bonvoy Asia (Website)

Celebrate 2023 at Crystal’s Kaleidoscope-themed party as the metropolitan skyline is illuminated by the most breathtaking fireworks show! Dress to impress and dance the night away with a DJ and live performers to keep the party shimmering. RM320 net per individual, which includes a glass of champagne.


Make a booking HERE!

10. Hello Twenty Twenty Three! NYE Event @ Sunway Putra Mall

Sunway Putra Mall countdown fireworks
Photo: Sunway Putra Mall (Website)

Bring the whole family to Sunway Putra Mall for their Hello Twenty Twenty Three! NYE Event! From 3pm onwards, come get yummy bites, play some games and win FREE goodies too! After 7pm, groove out to tunes from some of Malaysia’s favourites from the music scene— Midnight Fusic, Ramayan, Son of A Policeman and Kirstie Maximus!

11. Changkat Semantan

Changkat Semantan countdown fireworks
Photo: Car Put (Website)

For a view that’ll ensure you don’t get stuck in those infamous NYE traffic jams– Changkat Semantan is perfect. You’ll be sure to have an intimate (and not too loud) viewing of the fireworks if this is where you’re at!

12. REX KL

REX KL countdown fireworks
Photo: Shhhbuuuleee (Instagram)

Where great tunes, amazing art, delicious food and magical vibes meet— REX KL is sure to have something for everyone this NYE! From a Bloc Party at Alley Play hosted by Phil’s Pizza, featuring sounds from Coffee Boy Records and art from the afterlife. But that’s not all at REX KL. There’s an open mic session to explore your MCing skills for the night at wine bar Cheong Somm too!

Want a spot to catch the fireworks? Head on up to the rooftop bar Shhhbuuuleee for a view of the fireworks!

The Best Spots To Be At On New Year’s Eve 

And just like that, 2022 draws to a close! So hurry— call up your loved ones and make those reservations. With vibrant fire lighting up the night sky at the stroke of midnight, these places will definitely offer an unforgettable start to the new year!

Wishing you a fantastic year ahead, a happy new year and stay safe!

Check out all the best countdown spots in Penang

*Fireworks display subject to change or be cancelled depending on the organiser of the event/venue.*

Written by Hanissya Hashim

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