8 Fun Events In KL This August If You Dunno What To Do But Also Don't Want To Stay Home

Flea markets, music, makan, and more!

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1. LANY | 24 August

LANY is returning to perform at Zepp KL on 24 August.

Kuala Lumpur is one of the stops as part of the band's 'First The Moon, Then The Stars: A Tour Before A World Tour'.

You can find out more info here.

Zepp KL 


2. PESZTA by Merdeka 118 x Kampung Attap | 26 August

A one-day festival, known as PESZTA, will be taking place at The Zhongshan Building on 26 August. There will be workshops, performances, talks, a market, exhibitions, and more.

Don't forget to stay back for the live concert, which will feature Alena Murang, Zee Avi, Carburetor Dung, and Manis Manis.

The Zhongshan Building, Kampung Attap

10am – 6pm (Day activities)
7pm onwards (Live concert)

3. Unforgettable: Lagenda Malaysia | 24 August – 27 August

Paying homage to legendary Malaysian artistes from the '60s to the' 90s, such as Sudirman, Saloma, P Ramlee, and Ramli Sarip, don't miss out on this incredible performance directed by Dato' Dr Faridah Merican, Joe Hasham, and Ian Chow.

The six vocalists, Fuad of Kyoto Protocol with Alisya Jamali, Andrew George, Hazziq, Lisa Marilyn Anthony, and Miza Rosli will be accompanied by a 30-strong The klpac Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Lee Kok Leong and a four-piece band led by Jacqueline Teng.

Ticket prices are between RM60 and RM100.

Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac)

8.30pm (24 August – 26 August)
3pm (27 August)

You can get tickets here.

4. Flea N' Easy | 26 August – 27 August

Grab your wallets and head to REXKL this 26 and 27 August. A flea market with an eclectic mix of vendors will be set up to bring unique treasures.

Some of the vendors include Kukun studio, Telo Lokal, Monday in October, Lelunaire, Re.Rarities, and Stardzzle.merch, among others.

REXKL (26 August – 27 August)

12pm – 8pm

5. KL Life Fest Merdeka Edition | 25 August – 27 August

For three days in August, KL Life Fest will host heaps of local vendors in conjunction with Hari Kebangsaan.

There will also be dance, rap, busking, and DJ performances,  

Central Market

10am – 8pm (25 August – 27 August)

6. The Godown Artists Market | 26 August – 27 August

The Godown Arts Centre will be having a weekend market with fun activities and workshops, as well as a lineup of vendors selling art, clothing, and accessories.

In addition, there will be two performances in the main hall with young local talents to grace your ears with classical tunes.

The Godown Arts Centre

11am – 7pm (26 August – 27 August)

7. The Back Ground Sessions ft. Iqbal, Ramayan, Capt'n Trips and The Kid | 31 August

On Hari Kebangsaan itself, head to REXKL for The Back Ground Sessions featuring three different artistes, Iqbal, Ramayan, and Capt'n Trips and The Kid, who will be performing stripped down sets.

REXKL is also having its open day from 31 August to 3 September to introduce new shops and food vendors. So, you can head there earlier for a bit of shopping, a bite, and to catch the live performances at night.


8pm – 11pm (31 August)

8. Great British Circus | 21 July – 3 September

Here's one activity for the whole family — the Great British Circus is back in Stadium Bukit Jalil and it's ongoing till 3 September.

Direct from the US, South America, and Europe, look out for unique acts by skilled performers, who continually push the boundaries of their craft. 

Stadium Bukit Jalil

8.30pm (Monday – Thursday)
5.30pm; 8.30pm (Friday – Sunday, public holiday, and school holiday)

You can get your tickets here.

Feast on lots of yummies with these Hari Kebangsaan promotions this August (and some in September!):

If you're born in the month of August, make use of this sweet deal:

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