Malaysia Festivals 2023

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

Great British Circus 2022 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Desa Park City Car Park 3, Plaza Arkadia Unit A-G-5, Plaza Arkadia, No 3 Jalan, Medan Residen, Desa Parkcity, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Great British Circus 2022 / 2023, the leading circus in Malaysia, will be performing in KL from 19 November 2022 to 1 January 2023. After going on a break for over 2 years, the circus is back on a tour around the country with a brand new show full of motorbikes, BMX stunts, clowns, acrobats and more. 


George Town Literary Festival 2022 (Penang, Malaysia)

George Town George Town, Penang, Malaysia

George Town Literary Festival 2022 (GTLF 2022), the annual event to celebrate literary arts in Malaysia, is back this year from 24 - 27 November 2022. To be held in the UNESCO World Heritage site of George Town, a series of activities from book launches, workshops, panel discussions, lectures to film screenings have been fully packed into the 4-day event.


Klang River Festival 2022 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Klang River Klang River

Klang River Festival 2022, the inaugural event that celebrates the artistry, heritage, community & the rich biodiversity of the Sungai Kelang, will take place from 25 November to 4 December 2022. A series of art exhibitions, light projections, film screenings, workshops, performances, markets and dialogues have been lined-up throughout 10-day festival at various spot along the iconic river.


Fiesta PLATS @ KAWAN 2022 (Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia)

Dataran Merdeka Shah Alam Dataran Kemerdekaan Shah Alam, Persiaran Bandar Raya, Seksyen 14, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

Fiesta PLATS @ KAWAN 2022, a community-driven carnival led by the Selangor state government, will take place at Dataran Merdeka Shah Alam from 3 - 4 December 2022. The 2-day event features more than 100 micro entrepreneurs under the Platform Selangor programme, who will be selling a variety of food, snacks, desserts, drinks and merchandise. Apart from the bazaar, residents and visitors can look forward to participate in a host of activities from carnival games, face painting activities, hot air balloon rides, to open-air movie screening.


Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Temple CNY Lantern & Floral Festival 2023 (Jenjarom, Selangor, Malaysia)

Fo Guang Shan Dong Zhen Temple 馬來西亞佛光山東禪寺, PT 2297, Jalan Sungai Buaya, Kampung Jenjarom, Jenjarom, Selangor, Malaysia

Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Temple CNY Lantern & Floral Festival 2023 (佛光山东禅寺平安灯会暨花艺展2023), an annual Chinese New Year celebratory event in Kuala Langat, will take place from 19 January - 5 February 2023 at the Buddhist monastery about an hour drive from Kuala Lumpur. Apart from prayers, rituals, lectures, workshops and religious activities that will be held throughout this period, the highlight of the festival is a 'Alice in the Wonderland' themed life-sized lanterns featuring a 9.14m tall rabbit that visitors and devotees can take photos with this festive season. A book fair and a vegetarian food fair will also be held at the side.


Great British Circus 2023 (Penang, Malaysia)

Juru Auto City Juru Auto City, 1688-F8, Jalan Perusahaan, Highway Auto-city, Perai, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Great British Circus 2023 is coming to Penang from 20 January to 12 March 2023. The circus is on tour around Malaysia with a brand new show full of motorbikes, BMX stunts, clowns, acrobats and more.


NMF Festival Asia 2023 (Seberang Perai, Penang, Malaysia)

Juru Auto City Juru Auto City, 1688-F8, Jalan Perusahaan, Highway Auto-city, Perai, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

NMF Festival Asia 2023, the biggest music festival in Northern Peninsula Malaysia, is back on 18 March 2023 at Juru Auto City Penang. Headlined by Bunkface, The Times, Midnight Fusic and complemented by 20+ other artistes on 2 stages, concert-goers are in for a day of nonstop music of various genres.


Absolut Bazaar x Festival Gaya Raya 2023 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre, Kompleks MITEC @ KL Metropolis, 8, Jalan Dutamas 2, Kompleks Kerajaan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Absolut Bazaar x Festival Gaya Raya 2023, the annual mega Raya bazaar in KL, will be back from 14 - 17 April 2023 at MITEC. Other than getting to shop from a wide variety of products from cooked food, cakes, home decorations, shoes, Muslimah fashion wear, to Raya goodies from over 300 vendors, visitors will be treated to nonstop entertainment by over 100 artistes, celebrities and influencers throughout the 3-day event.


One Love Asia Festival 2023 (Bandar Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia)

Sunway Lagoon Sunway Lagoon, 3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

One Love Asia Festival 2023 Malaysia, a roving Chinese music festival in Asia, will be held on 13 & 14 May 2023 at Sunway Lagoon. Featuring 15 artistes from Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia, the two-day concert offers Mandopop and Cantopop lovers 2 nights of greatest hits from talented singers such as WeiBird 韦礼安, David Tao 陶喆, Yoga Lin 林宥嘉, Hebe Tien 田馥甄 and more.