What’s On in Kuala Lumpur – July 2024

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Welcome to our July roundup of events in Kuala Lumpur! As summer swings into full gear with the school holidays starting (for international schools in Kuala Lumpur), the city is alive with a plethora of activities suited for all ages and interests. Whether you’re a fan of sports, the arts, or looking for family-friendly fun, there’s no shortage of options to explore.

This month features everything from interactive workshops designed to spark creativity, to intense sports tournaments that are sure to thrill. Meanwhile, music lovers can look forward to live concerts that showcase both local and international talent. Additionally, the vibrant markets scattered throughout the city offer a taste of local culture and unique finds.

Kuala Lumpur is set to provide an unforgettable experience with its dynamic mix of events this July. Check out what’s on and make the most of the lively urban atmosphere!

Public Holidays in Kuala Lumpur in July 2024

There is one national public holiday in July in Kuala Lumpur: 7 July is Muharram/New Year.

TIP: Click here to learn more about public holidays in Malaysia

Featured Attraction in Kuala Lumpur

Spotlight: Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

Sunway Lagoon Kalahari Kids Waterpark in Kuala Lumpur

Every month, we’ll highlight a featured an attraction in our monthly What’s On. This month, we’d like to give a shout-out to Sunway Lagoon Theme Park. We’ve got an annual pass and love heading out to Sunway Lagoon for a day.

What we like? Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is a multi-park destination boasting over 80 attractions best experienced for a whole day! Sunway Lagoon brings the ultimate theme park experience for kids and adults, with a total of seven different parks. The seven parks are Water Park, Wildlife Park, Lost Lagoon, Amusement Park, Scream Park, and Night Park are spread across the 35.6 hectares (88 acres) of land.

Click here to order your tickets.

Click here to read our ultimate guide to Sunway Lagoon.

Location: 3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: daily from 10am – 11pm

What’s On in Kuala Lumpur – June 2024

  • 1 July – Art Therapy Workshop: Exploring our social archetypes with natural elements with Prof. Hildrun Rolff

  • 3 July – Pokemon TCG – Get ready for a Pokémon TCG Tournament where all levels of Trainers unite for a day of fun and friendly competition! 

  • 5 July – Shuttle Flash International Junior Badminton Championship at Jalan Bandar Teknologi.

  • 5 Jul – Union Arena Spacecard League at Taman Ampang Mawah.

  • 6 Jul – USJ Collectors Market at Da Men Mall – Discover the thrill of unearthing hidden treasures! From pop culture toys, anime, diecast model cars, thrift & preloved clothing, sneakers to timeless vintage pieces.

  • 6 July – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone™ in Concert – This concert will feature the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra performing every note from Harry Potter. 

  • 6 July – Game Dev Hangout July 2024 by IGDA Malaysia – Play Malaysian-made game, show-off your own games and talk about games together with super passionate Malaysian game developers & aspiring game developers, veteran publishers & adventurous investors and aspiring students and hobbyists.

  • 6 July – Pet Pals Theme Steamed Bun hands on Workshop – Tips & technique of dough kneading to achieve smooth, glossy ,soft and fluffy bun without adding any actitive or softener

  • 6 July – International Yoga Competition at Stadium Titiwangsa. The time has come to raise the bar and bring the overall standard of the International Yoga Competition 2024 to the next level.

  • 6 & 7 July – Thythmeet 2024 maimai & Chunithm Arcade Tournaments at Sunway Putra Mall – Introducing maimai & Chunithm arcade tourneys in conjunction with Rhythmeet 2024!

  • 9, 10, 11 July – Sporty Vibes – Football Fiesta at MyTOWN Shopping Centre. Join the excitement with Radar Speed Cage and Reaction Test Game – challenge yourself and see how you measure up!

  • 10 July – Cake Challenge Malaysia 2024 at Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre.

  • 12 July – ILovebazaar x Subang Parade. Join us at Subang Parade this July for a vibrant showcase of handpicked crafts and artisanal goods from local trendsetting brands! 

  • 12 to 14 July – The Age of Romance with The KLPAC String Orchestra at The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre. Be transported into Shakespeare’s magical world with Mendelssohn’s Overture to a Midsummer Night’s Dream and Tchaikovsky’s Themes from Romeo and Juliet.

  • 14 July – Hand Painted Swiss Roll Workshop at Angelicioxs Studio Taman Desa. Make your Swiss Roll from scratch and make your own creation, learn the skill of painting on cake and bring it home with you.

  • 14 July – Royal Selangor Jazz Festival at Royal Selangor Visitor Centre. Enjoy performances of jazz artists: Tay Cher Siang, Janet Lee, Junji Delfino, David Gomes, The Frankie Sixes, The Shang Sisters, FAZZ, WVC Malaysian Jazz Ensemble and more. 17 bands with 4 performance stages. 

  • 14 July – FunCare Treasure Hunt at Sri Petaling Community Hall – A charity event for philanthropy and enlightenment, supporting underserved communities and special angels, with prizes

  • 19 July – Omatsuri Time! 2024 at Da Men Mall. Join the excitement with Doujin, cosplayer/merchandise booths, performances, stage games, competitions and lucky draw.

  • 20 July – Hero Singh’s Laugh Die You Show at HGH Convention Centre – Join in the night of laughter and entertainment with Hero Singh’s and a lineup of hilarious comedians, while enjoying free cocktail dinner.

  • 21 July – Score Marathon 2024 in Putrajaya. Conquer the journey and challenge yourself with a 5k, 10k, half marathon or marathon race.

Submit Your Event

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About Marlieke Kemp-Janssen:

Marlieke is the mom of a four-year-old girl and, together with daddy, they love living in and exploring Kuala Lumpur. As well as being the founder of Kuala Lumpur with Kids, Marlieke is a digital marketing consultant who has helped small businesses grow through her company Aureum Hospitality Advisers.

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