Malaysia Festivals 2023 / 2024

List of all festivals in Malaysia in 2023 / 2024 to join, including celebrations, anniversaries, carnivals, religious, cultural, music, art festivals and more.

Postponed Malaysia International Durian & Cultural Fest 2023 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Pavilion Bukit Jalil Pavilion Bukit Jalil, 2, Persiaran Jalil 8, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysia International Durian & Cultural Fest 2023, an annual durian festival held in downtown KL, is back this year from 8 - 10 September 2023 at Pavilion Bukit Jalil Piazza Level 3. Supported by Tourism Malaysia, the highlight of the festival is a durian buffet where 3,000 guests will get to taste popular variants of the king of fruits such as D24, Butter King, XO, Horloh, Udang Merah, D101, D13,  Tekka, Kim Fong and more.


Klang River Festival 2023 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Klang River Klang River

Klang River Festival 2023, the second edition of the annual festival that celebrates the artistry, heritage, community & the rich biodiversity of Sungai Kelang, is back from 8 - 24 September 2023. Themed 'Tanah Air' (homeland in Malay), the event will feature a series of hands-on workshops, musical performances, local markets, exhibitions, talks, film screenings, camping activities and more in various parts of KL.


Desaru International Bike Week 2023 (Desaru, Johor, Malaysia)

Desaru Coast Riverside Desaru Coast Riverside, Malaysia

Desaru International Bike Week 2023 (DIBW 2023), the leading annual bike festival and exhibition for motorcycle enthusiasts in southern Malaysia, is back from 22 - 24 September 2023 along Desaru Coast. Apart from drag races along the beach, a host of activities from collectible cars and motorbikes exhibition, stunt demos, test rides, delectable food fair, to electrifying music and performances await all visitors at this 3-day event.


Raikan Kompleks Kraf Johor 2023 (Johor Bahru, Malaysia)

Kompleks Kraf Johor Kompleks Kraf Johor, Lot PTB 20002 Jalan Cenderasari Off Jalan Datin Halimah, Larkin, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Raikan Kompleks Kraf Johor 2023, a Malaysian craft product fair, will be held from 4 - 8 October 2023 at Kompleks Kraf Johor in Larkin, JB. Other than shopping for crafts as souvenirs to take home for family and friends, a host of activities from craft demonstrations, games, fitness workouts to batik colouring sessions will keep all visitors, young and the young-at-hearts, entertained throughout the 5-day event.


Borneo Sonic Music Festival 2023 (Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia)

Sarawak Stadium (Stadium Negeri Sarawak) Perbadanan Stadium Negeri Sarawak, Jalan Stadium, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Borneo Sonic Music Festival 2023, the first-ever and biggest music event of its kind in Borneo Malaysia, will take place from 6 - 7 October 2023 at the Sarawak Stadium. The 2-night concert will be headlined by K-Pop stars Taeyang (Big Bang), Suho (EXO), HYO (Girls' Generation), CL (2NE1) and supported by 10 other local and international artistes such as Fatnam Scoop, Havana Brown, Ning Baizura, Yung Kai, Melo Moon and more.

KEPCI Music Fest 2023 (Selangor / Sabah / Johor)


KEPCI Music Fest 2023, a free music festival commemorating KFC's 50th anniversary in Malaysia, will be held on 26 August in Selangor, 6 October in Sabah and 21 October in Johor. Headlined by Siti Nurhaliza, Amy Search, Ella, Misha Omar, Bunkface and supported by 20 other singers and bands, one just need to purhcase a KEPCI Music Fest KFC meal to redeem a concert ticket.


Karnival Jom Heboh 2023 (Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia)

Angsana Johor Bahru Mall Angsana Johor Bahru Mall, Lot 2-09) , Level 2, Angsana Johor Bahru Mall, Skudai Lbh, Pusat Bandar Tampoi, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Karnival Jom Heboh 2023, the longest running outdoor carnival on the Malaysian Book of Records, is roving to Angsana Johor Bahru Mall in Johor from 27 - 29 October 2023. Other than getting to savour delectable halal street food & snacks, and shop for a wide variety of products from home necessities, clothing to jewellery, a host of activities from traditional costume competition for children, bulletin challenge with TV3 & TV9 news anchors, meet and greet with Studio Tonton Drama Sangat TV celebrities, concerts, cosplays and photo opportunities with mascots will keep all visitors, young and old, entertained throughout the 3-day event.


Tanjung Aru Beach Festival 2023 (Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia)

Prince Philip Park, Tanjung Aru Beach Prince Philip Park, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Tanjung Aru Beach Festival 2023, the annual event that celebrates Sabah's culture, music, food and art, is finally back after a 3-year hiatus! To be held at Prince Philip Park from 28 - 29 October 2023, a host of activities from live music performances, traditional dance shows, cultural exhibitions, eco-art installations, artisan market, local food stalls and beach activities will get all visitors, young and old, entertained at this 2-day festival.


Artbox Malaysia 2023 (Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia)

Sunway Open Air Car Park Sunway Open Air Car Park, Jalan Lagoon Timur (9/1), Bandar Sunway, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Artbox Malaysia 2023, the 3rd edition of the artisanal pop-up market modelled after the now-defunct ArtBox Bangkok, is making a return for 2 weekends from 10 - 19 November 2023 at Sunway Pyramid. Visitors to the fair located on the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur (KL) can look forward to sample delectable gourmet food and artisanal beverages, shop for exquisitely hand-crafted accessories and artwork, chill with live music performances, and last but not least, take photos with the highly instagrammable artsy containers and art installations at the event.


Festival Pasar Artisan 2023 (Johor Bahru, Malaysia)

Komtar JBCC KOMTAR JBCC, City Centre, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Festival Pasar Artisan 2023, an art and craft fair in Johor, will be held from 15 - 19 November 2023 at KOMTAR JBCC that is located next to the JB custom to Singapore. Apart from getting to shop for antiques, vintage items, designer art, and traditional and contemporary crafts at the event, a food fair offering fusion and local snacks and beverages will also be held at the side to keep all growling tummies filled. Last but not least, a host of activities from live music performance, keris exhibition, sneaker doodle contest, art demonstrations to film making workshops will keep all visitors entertained throughout the 5-day event.


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