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Family Activities to Look Out for in Malaysia in September 2018

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September is here, and there’s plenty to do with your kids! Check out our list of activities for families and mark your calendars now.

SmartKids Asia Malaysia

Touted as Malaysia’s largest kids’ education fair, SmartKids Asia is a family event for parents and children aged 1 – 12. More info here.
Dates: 7-11 September
Venue: MidValley Megamall

Storytelling & STEM Workshops on Roald Dahl’s Stories

Storytelling and science activities for kids aged 7 to 11 years old. More info here.
Dates & times: 8 September and 15 September, 1.30-3 PM
Venue: The Story Book, Desa Parkcity

Children Music Concert: The Magic Fiddler

Loosely based on the famous Grimm brothers fairy-tale, the Pied Piper, the concert retells the story of a young lad named Pip and how he saves the town of Hamelin from a horrible catastrophe with his music. More info here.
Dates & times:
8 September, 3 PM and 8 PM
9 September, 3 PM
Venue: The Play Haus 声活小戏场, Pearl Shopping Gallery

Swiss Dream Circus 2018

Swiss Dream Circus returns to Desa Park City with new performances. The new location is across Plaza Arkadia and the tent has air-conditioning, making sure you are comfortable even in the afternoon shows! Full details here.
Dates & times: Until September 9, different showtimes
Venue: Desa Parkcity

Petrosains Science Festival

Exhibitions, workshops and performances take over KLCC during the Petrosains Science Festival. Expect a great science experience but be prepared for a crowd of science fans! Full details here.

Dates & times: 14-16 September, 10 AM – 10 PM
Venue: Petrosains, Concourse Suria and Esplanade, KLCC park.

Rimba Walk: Munch & Move

Explore Rimba Ilmu Botanical Garden, University of Malaya with kids and learn to identify various plant species. During the walk, kids will get involve in interactive activities. To register or for more info, please call NEC at 03-6277 1703 or email [email protected] More info here.

Date: 15 September
Time: 9 AM – 1 PM
Venue: Rimba Ilmu Botanical Garden, University of Malaya

Theatre for babies: Journey of a Baby Butterfly

This performance is for the littlest ones! A combination of performers, art installation and music allow the young audience to watch and feel the show. Apparently, this is the very first baby theatre in Malaysia!
Dates & times: 19-23 September, different showtimes
Venue: The Play Haus @ Pearl Shopping Gallery (Old Klang Road)

Desa Parkcity kids’ football tournament

Gather a team and join the 7-A-Side Football Tournament at Desa ParkCity. Registration by 20 September 2018 at The ParkCity Club. There are 2 categories: under 8 and under 12. Full details here.

Date & time: 29 September 2018, 8 AM
Venue: Desa Parkcity

Cinema: Smallfoot

This film turns the Bigfoot legend upside down. A bright young Yeti finds something he thought didn’t exist—a human. News bring uproar to the Yeti community, as well as adventure and laugh-out moments for the audience.

Date: In cinemas 27 September

Nights of Fright 6

Sunway Lagoon’s Festival of Fear returns scarier than ever for Halloween. The theme park will have extra, haunted attractions during this period. Not for the faint hearted! Read more here.

Dates & times: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 28 September – 31 October, 7.30 PM to 11.30 PM

Dinosaur Kingdom by Themepaktu

The Dinosaur Kingdom is back, now at Gamuda Gardens (Gamuda Land) in Sungai Buloh. Catch the Dinosaur Wildpark Live Show, meet and interact with the life-like dinosaurs or take part in activities. More info here.

Dates and times: Friday – Sunday, 12.30-10 PM. Closed Mon-Thu, except on public and school holidays
Venue: Gamuda Land in Sungai Buloh

Events at the Mari House

Fun Play Farming is a morning full of gardening for the little ones, followed by a lunch. The afternoon High Tea in Garden is a relaxed affair in the garden with a nibbles and an activity for the kids. Both sessions are happening on all July weekends. Bookings required! See all events here.


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