Malaysia Events July To Dec 2015

This is the listing of Malaysia events July to Dec 2015. The second half of the Myfest 2015 with festivals such as Hari Raya, Durian Fair, Rainforest World Music and Malaysia Day coming your way. 


1-31 July 2015 : Penang Durian Fair 

This is the time to head for Penang and enjoy the durian season at this time of the year. This fair will be held at Penang Times Square, Anjung Indah and Balik Pulau. This event is organized by Penang Tourism Development & Culture Office.

Tel: +604 650 5316


7 July 2015 : Penang UNESCO World Heritage City Celebration

Head for Penang during this time of the year and enjoy the many events such as cultural and music shows, crafts and exhibits about the history of Penang.

Venue: Esplanade, Penang

Tel: +604 650 5136

17-18 July 2015 : Hari Raya Celebration

Join the celebration as Malaysian Muslim end their fasting month. Relatives and friends are invited to many open houses where they will be treated with various traditional food and delicacies. 

This year's event will be held in Kuantan, Pahang.


1-31 August 2015 : George Town Festival 2015

Held at the Esplanade at the Island, this month long festival will feature attractions such as dances, drama, art, music and fashion events.

Tel: +604 650 5136


7-9 Aug 2015: Rainforest World Music Festival 2015

Visit Sarawak on the island of Borneo go to see the living museum known as Sarawak Cultural Village. Musicians from around the world will gather here to celebrate a fusion of nature, culture and ethnic music. If you have the time, head for Bako National Park near Kuching and you will not regret it.

Further information can be obtained by contacting:

Tel: +6082 846 411

8 - 16 Aug 2015 : Sabah International Folklore Festival

Organized by Sabah Cultural Board, this annual event will be held at National Department For Culture and Arts, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

Further information can be obtained by contacting:

Tel: +6088 259 457

15 Aug 2015 : Sandakan Memorial Day

This event is held to honour the 2,400 heroes who died when they were forced to march from Sandakan to Ranau, a distance of 240km.

Tel: +6089 273 753

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20-23 August 2015 : Start In Tioman

Scuba diving enthusiasts out there. Take note that this event will be held at Kampung Genting, Pulau Tioman. Replanting of coral reef is one of the main activities during this time.

Tel:  +609 5171 111

31 August 2015 : Merdeka Celebration

This day commemorates Malaysia's 58th year of independence or 'Merdeka' in Malay Language. See the open air concert on the eve of Merdeka day on 30 August. The colourful parade will be held on the morning of the Merdeka Day. The Merdeka day celebration is held in every major city in Malaysia.

Venue: Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur.

Tel: +6 03 2612 7600 


1-30 Sept 2015 : Sarawak Regatta

Paddlers will be racing using their longboats in Kuching. Try to appreciate the colourful design and decoration of the longboats while you are here.

Venue: Tebingan Kuching, Sarawak

Tel: +6082 507051

Sept-Nov 2015 : 1 Malaysia Contemporary Art Festival or 1MCAT

This event will be held over 3 months throughout Malaysia with many exhibitions being planned to showcase the work of art in Malaysia. 

Tel: +603 8891 8000

11-13 Sept 2015 : Royal Pahang Billfish International Challenge

Anglers will be competing for the biggest fish in this tropical rain forest of Rompin, Johor. This "catch and release" fishing event will have many international participants with attractive cash prizes to be won.

Venue: Kuala Rompin, Pahang

Tel: +609 514 1206 


10-13 Sept 2015 : Crafts International Festival 2015

This event with theme "Crafts Unite People" will be held at Putra World Trade Centre, KL. See the various type of craft works from all over the world.

Tel: +603 2612 7533 

14-20 Sept 2015 : Book Village Festival

If you are into writing, this event to be held in the state of Kedah is an avenue for you to sharpen your skils.

Venue: Kampung Buku Malaysia Langkawi

Tel:  +603 2687 1700

16 Sept 2015 : Malaysia Day Celebration

This day commemorates Sabah and Sarawak joining Peninsular Malaysia as a nation of Malaysia. This is the 4th year where Malaysia Day will be celebrated in full scale and has been declared a public holiday throughout Malaysia.

Further information can be obtained by contacting:

Tel: +603 2612 7600 

19 Sept 2015 : Lantern Festival

Come and join the Chinese in celebrating the moon cake festival. It will be held at Petaling Street, BB KLCC and Pavilion KL. See the many beautiful lanterns with unique design on display here.

26 Sept-4 Oct 2015 : Malaysia Open ATP World Tour 250

Organized by the Ministry of Tourism, this is one of the major tennis event in Malaysia. A few of the top 10 ranked players will be here for this event. Venue is at Putra Stadium, Bukit Jalil.

Tel: +603 9222 8811

27 Sept 2015 : Asia Pacific Ironman Langkawi

This triathlon event features many of the top athletes from all over the world to compete in swimming, cycling and running. Come and see who is the best in this highly competitive endurance race of the year. Venue is Langkawi, Kedah.

Tel: +6017-6866 501


1 Oct -31 Dec 2015 : Fabulous Food 1Malaysia-Malaysia International Gourmet Festival

This annual event by Ministry of Tourism and Culture features the various ethnic group delicacies of Malaysia. Street food and restaurant food will be featured extensively for you to savour.

Tel: +603 2282 8028

17-18 Oct 2015 : 28th Mt. Kinabalu International Climbathon

This event is one of "The World’s Toughest Mountain Race" where participants will scale 21km to the peak of Kinabalu mountain and descend in 3 hours. Remember to visit Poring Hot Spring and Kinabalu National Park if you have the time to spare. Venue is at Kundasang, Sabah.

Tel: +6088 232 121 

23-25 Oct 2015 : Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Priz

This premier event for motor bikers attract top racers from around the world. If you are into this, head for Sepang International Circuit during this time of the year.

Tel: +603 8778 2222


Nov 2015 : World Gamelan Festival

This musical event will be held throughout the state of Terengganu.

Tel: +609 6231 553

10 Nov 2015 : Deepavali Celebration and Open House

The triumph of good over evil is celebrated by Hindus on the seventh month of the Hindu calendar. Look out for the many open houses announcement at the local newspaper during this time.

Tel: +603 2612 7600

11-12 Nov 2015 : Raja Muda Selangor Regatta

This annual event will be held at Royal Selangor Yacht Club, Port Klang and is organized by Royal Selangor Yacht Club.

Tel: +603 3168 6964

16 Nov 2015 : Penang Bridge International Marathon

Join Penang marathon run of the year. Both amateur and professional runners are welcome to join this event. Register early as over 30,000 runners are expected to be here.

14 Nov 2015-3 Jan 2016 : 1Malaysia Year End Sale

The Malaysia Year End Sale offers great discounts and bargains on a wide variety of merchandise. This is the time for the ultimate shopping indulgence. Head for the many shopping complexes in the city and you will not regret it.

Tel: +603 2615 8188 


Early Dec 2015 : Monsoon Cup Terengganu

This Monsoon Cup is a part of the prestigious Swedish Match Tour. Take the opportunity to visit the many beautiful beaches here.

Tel: +6 09 623 1957

Dec 2015 : Penang International Jazz Festival

Held at Batu Ferringhi, Penang, this annual event features jazzy music.

25 Dec 2015 : Christmas Celebration and Open House

Join the Malaysian Christians as they celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

See the listing of events from Jan to June 2015.

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