Deepavali or Diwali is a colourful annual Hindu celebration and this year it falls on 27 October. Known as the Festival of Lights, the celebration is to signify the triumph of light over darkness and the victory of good over evil. To find out more about Deepavali, head over to our post on Deepavali or Diwali in Malaysia.
Deepavali is a fantastic festival to enjoy with your kids. There are many Deepavali events taking place in Kuala Lumpur to get you into the festive mood. Check out these bazaars and festivities for Deepavali in 2019!
Deepavali carnival 2019 in Bukit Jalil
The 18th Deepavali Bazaar is held by Agenda Suria Communication at Open Car Park B of the National Sports Complex Bukit Jalil. Shopping booths are all under an air-conditioned sheltered canopy space. No sweat! Happening from 18 until 26 October 2019. For more information please go to Agenda Suria Communication’s Facebook page.
Little India, Brickfields
This area will be one big bazaar in the weeks leading up to the festival, and you can find anything you need for Deepavali. So head to the mainstreet Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields. To find out our Chaimama’s tips for visiting Brickfields, click here!
Sungai Buloh Deepavali Carnaval
A karaoke competition, kids beauty pageant, comedy and of course many stalls with clothes and decorations and food at Bandar Baru in Sungai Buloh. Find out more here.
Riang-ria@Muzium will have food demostration, dance shows, henna drawing and rangoli making. On 9 November 2019, 10am – 5pm at Muzium Negara. More info here.
Shopping mall 1MK in Mont Kiara is having a Deepavali celebration on 26 and 27 October from 12pm-6pm. There will be an arts & crafts workshop, a ballet performance, traditional Indian dance and much more. Check it out here.
Berjaya Times Square
It’s all in the Square… A giant kolam is on display at Ground Floor Central and a Regal Diwali celebration is taking place at Berjaya Times Square. From 13-18 October, 10am – 10pm. Apart from the beautiful kolam and arts & crafts workshops for kids, traditional Indian dance performances are held every weekend 12 – 27 October 2019 at 2pm.
Intermark Mall KL
Many stalls in the main court for the ‘Artistry of Diwali’ at the Intermark at Jalan Tun Razak. There will also be other activities like henna art, a saree styling demo, elephant doodling and the Grand Bazaar offering unique finds like Diwali fashion wear, home decor and Turkish lamps. Until 27 October, 10am to 10pm. More info here.
Experience Divine Diwali at Pavilion KL, Bukit Bintang, where the led light kolam will be illuminated at 8pm every evening. There will be traditional Indian dance and Bollywood performances, a bazaar and much more.
Stage performances, murukku making demonstrations, craft sessions and much more at the Luminous Colours of Deepavali celebration at this KL icon close to China Town. Find out more here.
1 Utama Shopping Centre
Celebrate Deepavali with many performances at 1 Utama’s Ground Floor Centre Court 23 -28 October 2019. More info here.
A happy and colourful Deepavali from all of us at Happy Go KL!