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9 Fun Events In October If You Have Nothing To Do But Want To Jalan-Jalan

From concerts to thrift markets, here are several activities to check out in October.

Cover image via Kabut In The Park (Facebook)

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1. KL Collectors Market (1 October – 2 October)

If you wanna get your thrift game on or just cuci mata, KL Collectors Market is a bazaar where you can find everything antique and vintage, from comics and toys to records, clothing, and more. 

Date: 
1 October – 2 October

Venue:
Central Piazza KL Gateway Mall

Time:
10am – 10pm

Ticket price:
Free

You can find out more here.

2. Kabut In The Park (1 October)

Kabut In The Park, a popular car boot sale with fun activities and vintage collectible stalls, is happening again in KLPAC. But this time, there will be Thai food vendors as well!

Bring your family out or enjoy some good food and shop with your besties. Among workshops and other activities, there'll be over 40 vendors selling items, such as plants, gadgets, books, clothes, and collectibles.

Date:
1 October

Venue:
KLPAC, Sentul Park

Time:
9am – 2pm

Ticket price:
Free

Find out more details here.

3. IPPUDO X psyndrome: Ramen Tasting & Jewellery-Making Workshop (22 October)

IPPUDO is collaborating with a local jewellery store, psyndrome, to offer a therapeutic time with saké, ramen, and a jewellery-making workshop!

There are two sessions: 1 October and 22 October. The 1 October session is fully booked, however, you can still sign up for the 22 October slot.

Date: 
22 October

Venue:
IPPUDO Bangsar Shopping Centre

Time:
11am – 3pm 

Ticket price:
RM250++

You can sign up here.

4. Spooky Wet Halloween (30 October)

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Need a night out with some live music? Undercurrent is back with a 'Spooky Wet Halloween' event featuring artistes, such as Spooky Wet Dreams, Kyoto Protocol, Lunadira, Reddi Rocket, and TimeMachine.

Dress up in your best Halloween costume and stand a chance to win prizes for 'Best Dressed'.

Date:
30 October

Venue:
REXKL

Time:
7pm onwards

Ticket price:

RM66 (Pre-sale)
RM80 (Walk-in)

You can buy your tickets here.

5. Boys Like Girls: Comes To Australia & Asia Tour (15 October)

Take a great escape to Rockiss Rockon Festival 2022, which will be hosting Boys Like Girls in KL. Other acts that will be performing are Midnight Fusic, One Buck Short, Sekumpulan Orang Gila, and more.

Date:
15 October

Venue:
The Grand Hall Taylor's University Lakeside Campus

Time:
2pm – 11pm

Ticket price:

RM129 onwards.

Get tickets here.

6. Sunny Side Up Market (1 October – 2 October)

From cute Harry Potter stickers to adorable stationery, desserts, pet cakes, and more, Sunny Side Up Market will be hosting a variety of local vendors in October. 

Date:
1 October – 2 October

Venue:
Slate @ The Row

Time:
11am – 5pm 

Ticket price:
Free

7. Oh My Pet! Expo (21 October – 23 October)

Pet lovers, check out this fun, spooky weekend at this expo at Mid Valley Exhibition Centre. Oh My Pet! Expo 2022 is a curated event for pet lovers. Bring your furry buddies out for a day of activities, games, giveaways, and more.

Date:
21 October – 23 October

Venue:
Mid Valley Exhibition Centre

Time:
10am – 9pm

Ticket price:

Free

Find out more info on their Facebook.

8. Chalet Edelweiss Unwind (21 October – 24 October)

Edelweiss Malaysia is bringing a four-day event filled with fun, music, and beer in the cooling weather of Genting. International artistes who will be headlining include Jeremy Zucker, Karencici, and Dermot Kennedy, along with local acts such as Crinkle Cut, Silver Lim, and more.

Camper passes are currently all sold out, but you can still enjoy the event with day passes for free! 

Date:
21 October – 24 October

Venue:
Resorts World Awana Driving Range Genting

Time:
3pm – 10pm

Ticket price:
Free admission (Day pass)
Camper pass (Sold out)

RSVP and find out more here.

9. Film Camera Market (1 October – 2 October)

Local coffee shop Stellar is hosting a film market pop-up event with The Film Things, selling a variety of film cameras, such as point-and-shoots and SLRs, as well as film stocks. Grab a coffee, chill, and browse through the items with other fellow film enthusiasts!

Date:
1 October – 2 October

Venue:
REXKL

Time:
10am – 8pm

Ticket price:
Free