Malaysia Events July To Dec 2014

This is the listing of Malaysia events July to Dec 2014. There are many activities that have been planned by Tourism Malaysia and other agencies to make your visit here even more interesting.


Jul-Sept 2014 : 1Malaysia Contemporary Arts Tourism Festival

This Arts Tourism Festival organized by the Ministry of Tourism will be held throughout the country.

Tel: +6 03 2693 7111

7 July 2014 : Melaka UNESCO World Heritage City Celebration 

Join the city of Melaka in celebrating the UNESCO World Heritage City anniversary. It was given the status together with Georgetown, Penang in 2008.

Tel: +6 06 231 6411


7 July 2014 : 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: +6 04 650 5136

15 - 23 July 2014 : Sabah International Folklore Festival

Organized by Sabah Cultural Board, this annual event will be held at Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang.

Further information can be obtained by contacting:

Tel: +6 088 259 457

1-3 July 2014 : Kuala Lumpur Festival

Held throughout the city of Kuala Lumpur, this is the time to see the various events in KL. Many activities have been lined up for your enjoyment.

Tel: +6 03 2052 3600

28 June-1 Sept 2014 : 1Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival

Held throughout the country, most of the big shopping malls are offering great discounts during this time. This is the second big sale of the year.

Tel: +6 03 2615 8188


16-17 Aug 2014 : Port Dickson International Triathlon 2014, Negeri Sembilan

This triathlon consists of a combination of 3 events namely running, swimming and cycling. More than 1,000 participants from all over the world is expected to compete. This event will be held in the resort beach town of Port Dickson.

Further information can be obtained by contacting:

Tel: +6 06 765 9734

16 Aug 2014 : Hari Raya Open House 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.

15 Aug 2014 : 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: +6 089 273 753

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25 August-1 Sept 2014 : Merdeka Millenium Endurance Race (MMER)

This motorsports race will be held at Sepang International Circuit near KLIA/LCCT airport.

Tel: +6 03 8778 2200


31 August 2014 : Merdeka Celebration

This day commemorates Malaysia's 57th 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 


12-14 Sept 2014 : 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.

Further information can be obtained by contacting:

Tel: +6 03 2693 7111

12-14 Sept 2014 : 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.

16 Sept 2014 : 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: +6 03 2612 7600 

19 Sept 2014 : Lantern Festival

Held in Central Market, the Lantern Festival is celebrated during the full moon of the Chinese Calendar that features many intricately designed lanterns with multiple motifs.

Tel: +6 03 2693 7111 

Sept-Oct 2014 : Textile Craft Promotion

Held in KL Craft Complex, this event features the batik and textiles products of Malaysia.

Tel: +6 03 2162 7459 

25-28 Sept 2014 : Malaysia Art Expo

This art expo will be held at MATRADE, Kuala Lumpur and is organized by Ministry of Information, Communication and Culture.

Tel: +6 03 2612 7600 

23-28 Sept 2014 : 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.

Tel: +6 03 2693 7111 

27 Sept 2014 : 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.


1 Oct -31 Dec 2014 : 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: +6 03 2693 7111 

12 Oct 2014 : Standard Chartered KL Marathon

This marathon event held at Dataran Merdeka is a must for you if you are into running. It has been held annually since 2009. Register and come early for this event.

19 Oct 2014 : 27th 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.

Tel: +6 088 232 121 

23 Oct 2014 : Deepavali Celebration and Open House

The triumph of good over evil is celebrated by Hindus on the seventh month of the Hindu calendar. 

Further information can be obtained by contacting:

Tel: +6 03 2612 7600


14-22 Nov 2014 : 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: +6 03 3168 6964


16 Nov 2014 : 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.

3-7 Nov 2014 : Kenyir Lake Fishing Competition

This event is a must for you if you are into fishing. Held at Tasik Kenyir in Terengganu, this annual event attracts anglers from all over the world to catch freshwater fish.

15 Nov 2014 to 5 Jan 2015 : 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: +6 03 2615 8188 


Early Dec 2014 : 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

4-7 Dec 2014 : Penang International Jazz Festival

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

28 Dec 2014 : Christmas Celebration and Open House

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

Venue: Johor

Tel: +6 03 2612 7600

Related Links

See the listing of events from Jan to June 2014.

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