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If you’re seeking holiday programmes, indoor activities to beat the heat, or outdoor adventures to enjoy the beauty of nature, explore our curated list this July! Keep your children entertained, engaged, and smiling all month long.


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Music, Dance, Theatre and Games

Reflections, Mahavidya Dance Theatre

WVC Jazz at Lit Books

PKMY Jump & Dash Challenge 2024, O-Zone Games Junior

Royal Selangor Jazz Festival, Royal Selangor Visitor Centre

TWISTED, Big Nose Productions and The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac)

Arts and Crafts, and Cooking Workshops

Art Discovery Tours, ILHAM Gallery 

Leather Craft Workshop, Phrygian Acraft Crafted & Curated Goods

Ladies Art Retreat, Spiritual Artist Collective and Tirtha Quddus

Texture Art Workshop for Kids, Arkateori Texture Art

Puppet Workshop For Kids, Hush The Theatre KL

Child Kitchen Workshop, IPPUDO Malaysia

Make a Date with Nature

Life as a Paddy Farmer, Mad About Education

Penang Hill Festival 2024

Junior Rainforest Exploration at Penang Hill

Family-friendly Festivals!

Bon Odori 2024

Weekend Picnic, Pasar Seloka

Summer Camps

Art Summer Camp, Meraki Studio Malaysia

Urban Summer Jungle Camp, Kamileon X

KIDS Rhythm and Movement Camp, Capoeira Cordão de Ouro Malaysia

Radiant Summer Camps, Radiant Camps

Others

Potty Training for Children with Autism


Music, Dance and Theatre

Reflections, Mahavidya Dance Theatre

Be treated to a multi-genre performance that combines theatre, Indian classical and folk dances, and stunning multimedia projections.“Reflections” is presented by Mahavidya Dance Theatre, a non-profit organisation dedicated to teaching performing arts to underprivileged children in Klang Valley and providing them with performance opportunities.

Date: 5th and 6th July 2024

Time: 8.00pm

Price: RM38 per pax

Venue: Damansara Performing Arts Centre (DPAC), Empire Damansara, Damansara Perdana, Petaling Jaya


WVC Jazz at Lit Books

Join Lit Books for a celebration of Malaysia’s rich and diverse musical heritage, performed by one of the country’s top jazz ensembles, WVC Jazz. There will be a selection of music from The Malaysian Real Book, a comprehensive repertoire of local jazz and popular music. Get your tickets here.

Date: 10th and 11th July 2024

Time: 8.00pm

Price: RM60

Venue: Lit Books, Tropicana Avenue, Petaling Jaya


PKMY Jump & Dash Challenge 2024, O-Zone Games Junior

Put the kids to the test with racing competitions and mini workshops. From fun obstacles, to parkour and ‘ninja warrior’-type challenges, kids are sure to be challenged. Check out the type of obstacles here. Register here and get a discounted early bird price, especially for makchic readers!

Date: 12th to 14th July 2024

Time: 10.00am to 8.00pm

Price: RM50 for all 3 days (Early bird rate – exclusively for makchic readers, register here.) Normal price RM75.

Age: 6 to 12 years old

Venue: Central i-City, Shah Alam


Royal Selangor Jazz Festival, Royal Selangor Visitor Centre

Calling all jazz fans! Come enjoy jazz music at its finest with up to 17 bands, as well as jazz film screenings, quizzes, some yummy food, special offers and more. Get your tickets here.

Date: 14 July 2024

Time: 10.00am to 10.00pm

Price: RM150 per person

Venue: Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, Setapak Jaya, Kuala Lumpur


TWISTED, Big Nose Productions and The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac)

In TWISTED, well-known characters from different fairy tales are intertwined into a new plot, giving the stories and the characters a contemporary twist. Purchase your tickets here.

Date: 18th to 21st July 2024

Time: 8.00pm (18th to 20th July); 3.00pm (20th and 21st July)

Price: RM50 (Adult) RM30 (Kids below 12)

Venue: Pentas 2, klpac


Arts and Crafts, and Cooking Workshops

Bring the kids over to ILHAM Gallery, and immerse them in the world of drawing, exploring topics such as why they should draw, drawing by hand on paper (versus taking a photo), how to use various mediums, and drawing as a means to capture various aspects of daily life. All this in conjunction with their exhibition: ‘Titik Garis Bentuk: Drawing as Practice’!

Date: 3rd, 17th and 27th July 2024

Time: 10.30am to 1.15pm

Price: RM60 per child

Age: 7 to 12 years old

Venue: Ilham Gallery, Jalan Binjai, Off Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur


Leather Craft Workshop, Phrygian Acraft Crafted & Curated Goods

Open to those interested in leather crafting! Sign up and learn how to make a passport holder. There will also be insights into the leather craft industry and leather knowledge as well.

Date: 6th July 2024

Time: 2.00pm to 6.00pm

Price: RM200 per pax

Venue: Level 9, Temu Temu, GMBB, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur


Ladies Art Retreat, Spiritual Artist Collective and Tirtha Quddus

This two-day-one-night retreat is open to ladies from any background or traditions, who want to lean into their creative side. Join in exciting and fun community activities run by talented women, while taking in the natural surroundings of Janda Baik. Details of the full programme can be found here.

Date: 6th to 7th July 2024

Price: RM 250 | RM350 | RM450 [*Pay as you can afford* | Food and accommodation included]. 

Age: 15 years and above

Venue: Tirtha Quddus Farm & Stay, Janda Baik, Pahang


Texture Art Workshop for Kids, Arkateori Texture Art

A great opportunity for kids to learn great tips on creating the perfect painting paste, spreading the base, making waves and arches, and exploring texture art.

Date: 13th and 20th July 2024

Time: 11.00am to 1.30pm

Price: RM180 per pax

Age: 8 and above

Venue: Arkateori HQ, Emporis Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya


Puppet Workshop For Kids, Hush The Theatre KL

Let the little ones unleash their creativity and bring their own handmade puppets to life! Sign up here.

Date: 14th July 2024

Time: 12.00pm to 3.30pm

Price: RM350 per child (Lunch provided)

Age: 8 to 12 years old

Venue: Hush The Theatre, Jalan Damansara, Kuala Lumpur


Child Kitchen Workshop, IPPUDO Malaysia

A hands-on experience where your kids will learn to make gyoza, sushi maki rolls and signature Shiromaru Ramen! Kids will also enjoy a complimentary three-course meal and an apron, tote bag, bandana and certificate. DM here to register.

Date: 27th July 2024

Time: 10.30am to 1.00pm or 3.00pm to 5.30pm

Price: RM108 per pax

Venue: IPPUDO Sunway Velocity Mall, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur


Make a Date with Nature

Life as a Paddy Farmer, Mad About Education

Get the kids to experience life as a paddy farmer, where they will learn about paddy cultivation, plant some paddy rice, do some mud-catching and fishing, and enjoy a simple farm life at this serene agricultural landscape.

Date: 10th July 2024

Time: 8.30am to 4.30pm

Price: RM210 per child

Age: 7 to 12 years old

Venue: Taman Agroteknologi MARDI, Tanjung Karang


Penang Hill Festival 2024

Bring the kids and help to create awareness about Penang Hill’s nature, history and cultural heritage. There will be a variety of interesting and educational programmes from workshops to exhibitions. For more information, go here.

Date: 19th to 21st July 2024

Time: 7.00am to 10.00pm

Venue: Penang Hill, Penang


Junior Rainforest Exploration at Penang Hill

Watch your children’s eyes light up with excitement as they encounter a wide variety of plants and trees on their walk. The kids will also get familiar with the iconic, adorable dusky langur, and will take part in seeding and tree planting activities at the Maingaya Garden. Register here.

Date: 21st July 2024

Time: 9.00am to 12.00pm

Price: RM30 per child

Age: 5 to 15 years old

Meeting Point: Dataran, Penang Hill


Family-friendly Festivals!

Bon Odori 2024

Attracting huge crowds almost every year, this event is a popular celebration of all things Japanese. Bring the family for a night of Japanese culture as you enjoy the traditional performances, rhythmic beats of the drums and delicious Japanese food!

Date: 20th July 2024

Time: 7.00pm to 9.30pm

Venue: Panasonic Sports Complex Shah Alam, Selangor


Weekend Picnic, Pasar Seloka

The follow-up to their successful Weekend Picnic in June! Come for a day of eating, shopping and fun with booths selling preloved treasures, yummy food and awesome crafts.

Date: 20th and 21st July 2024

Time: 10.00am to 6.00pm

Venue: Menara Mustapha Kamal, PJ Trade Centre, Petaling Jaya


Summer Camps

Art Summer Camp, Meraki Studio Malaysia

If your kids love to draw and want to learn new techniques, sign them up here. Sketching sessions, life drawings and gallery visits will be the focus of this camp. Each student will receive a sketchbook, drawing pencils, pastel pencils and light snacks. DM to book.

Date: 9th to 11th July 2024

Time: 10.00am to 1.00pm

Price: RM250 per day

Venue: Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur


Urban Summer Jungle Camp, Kamileon X

Packed with exciting activities for the young ones to keep them moving, from gymnastics and parkour! There will also be arts and crafts sessions, as well as snack breaks.

Date: 13th July to 1st August 2024

Days: Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays

Time: 10.00am to 1.00pm

Price: Contact 013-7615459

Age: 4 years and above

Venue: KamileonX, Level 2 The Grange@Ampwalk, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur


KIDS Rhythm and Movement Camp, Capoeira Cordão de Ouro Malaysia

Sign the kids up for some exploration with movement and balance through House Dance, Hip Hop and the Brazilian martial art form, Capoeira. Young learners will have fun with rhythm and music by experimenting with drums, shakers, and other percussion instruments. 

Date: 21st July 2024

Time: 10.00am to 1.00pm

Price: RM200 per child

Age: 7 to 14 years old

Venue: Cordão de Ouro Malaysia, Section 14, Petaling Jaya


Radiant Summer Camps, Radiant Camps

Summer camps for kids aged 8 to 18 years old. Let them enjoy the great outdoors with exciting activities and a chance to forge new friendships along the way. For more details and a look at the itinerary, go here.

Starter Camp

Date: 31st July to 2nd August 2024

Price: RM650 per camper

Age: 8 to 13 years old

Venue: Janda Baik, Pahang

Wilderness Camp

Date: 31st July to 2nd August 2024

Price: RM900 per camper

Age: 12 to 18 years old

Venue: Janda Baik, Pahang

Marine Adventure Camp

Date: 30th July to 2nd August 2024

Price: RM990 per camper

Age: 12 to 18 years old

Venue: Penyabong, Johor


Others

Potty Training for Children with Autism

Mable Lai, a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst with 15 years of experience working with special needs children, will lead this workshop. If you are a parent with a child on the spectrum, under six years old and who is yet to be toilet trained, consider signing up for the session.

Date: 14th July 2024

Time: 9.00am to 12.00pm

Price: RM150 per pax | RM250 for 2 pax

Venue: Janet Lee Gallery, Cheras Business Centre, Kuala Lumpur


All images have been taken from the respective organisers’ social media pages or websites.

Disclaimer: The information provided above does not constitute specific endorsement and/or recommendation by makchic. While the details listed are accurate as of the date of publication, for further information, kindly contact the aforementioned organisers and providers directly. 

Many moons ago, Hema was a journalist in bustling KL, enjoyed exploring Malaysia as a travel writer, worked for an airline to get cheap flights (!) and is currently regaining her sanity after having kids. She enjoys bugging her husband to find out if her cooking is nice enough and loves to share her recipes on her website -  The Sudden Cook.