It’s a brand new year and you must be itching to kick off the new year with new activities. But there’s just one slight problem here; are there any activities to do on the first week of 2022?
As usual, Hype is here to rescue you by helping you fill your calendar and schedule for the first week of the brand new year. We’ve got activities lined up for you from food fairs for the foodies, arts and crafts events for the free-spirited souls, sales for the shopaholics, and many more fun events around Klang Valley!
So, get your calendars in hand, and start jotting down these significant dates that we are about to list down for you:
1) The Mermaid Market
Location: Atria Shopping Gallery, Main Atrium
Date: 7th-9th January 2022
If you’re looking to start off your year with charity, head to The Mermaid Market where you can get your hands on local homemade products from independent mothers from different types of backgrounds to help them during these difficult times.
2) Future FoodTech Festival
Location: The Gallery at Publika, Kuala Lumpur
Date: 8th-9th January 2022, 10am-9pm
Your new year’s resolution is to change your lifestyle and start eating healthy, but you just don’t know where to start? Try visiting the Future FoodTech Festival to get an idea of what eating healthy for you and the environment looks like!
Visit here for more info.
3) Nijigen Expo
Location: LG floor, Sungei Wang Plaza, Kuala Lumpur.
Date: 7th-9th January 2022, 10am-10pm
Anime fans, it’s time to meet your favourite character up front and up close? From cosplays and merchandises to meeting like-minded people; all in one place, just for you!
4) Bad Taste 2022
Location: Lostgens Contemporary Art Space
Date: 7th-23rd January 2022, 1pm-7pm (weekdays), 1pm-9pm (weekends)
Widen your perspective and get to know more on the contemporary illustration scene in Malaysia with Bad Taste 2022. This time around, they will be presenting you with 11 local artists and 14 international artists from nine countries including the UK, Spain, Italy, Japan and Singapore.
5) Kampung House Watercolour Workshop With Brian Tai
Location: Stickerrific, Jalan Profesor Diraja Ungku Aziz, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 46200
Date: 8th January 2022, 2pm-6pm
Trying to pick up a new artsy hobby for this year but feel like you’re not good enough? Don’t worry, just attend the watercolour workshop with Brian Tai, who will teach you everything from choosing the scene, to shading and rationing!
For more info, click here.
6) Undercurrent @ REXKL
Date: 7th-8th January 2022
Have you missed live music shows throughout the lockdown we had for two years? Good news for you! You can start off your first week of 2022 with some good indie live bands performing this weekend! Undercurrent brings you both accomplished and fresh acts; including Talitha, lost spaces, apriltwentyfifth, TY:DEL and more!
Here‘s where you can grab your tickets.
7) Seiko Roadshow
Location: Mid Valley Megamall, North Void, Ground Floor.
Date: 3rd-9th January 2022
Feel free to come and take a look at the premium and best-selling collections of Seiko such as the Prospex Speedtimer, and Thong Sia Exclusive: Samurai Black. You can also redeem a free gift when you purchase any Seiko timepieces at the roadshow!
8) HomeProsperity Fair
Location: Centre Court, KL Gateway. 2, Jalan Kerinchi, Kampung Kerinchi, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Date: 4th – 23rd January 2022
Redecorate your home for the new year, because you know what they say; new year, new home! You also get to enjoy a free home service cleaning (either air-cond or mattress cleaning) that is worth up to RM150. Offer is redeemable at the fair, and on a first come, first serve basis.
9) Pacific International Lighting Festival
Location: 5th floor, Plaza Metro Kajang
Date: 2nd January-2nd April, 7pm-11.30pm
We know for New Year’s Eve this year, there were no fireworks out of respect towards the flood victims. However, to make up for that, you can head over to Plaza Metro Kajang’s Pacific International Lighting Festival, and take heaps of Insta-worthy pictures to freshen up your feed!
10) Al-Ikhsan New Balance Warehouse Sale
Location: The Paddock, Petaling Jaya.
Date: 24th December 2021-23rd January 2022
Those with weight loss goals for 2022 can get a new pair of brand new running shoes to be one step closer in achieving your goal. Al-Ikhsan is hosting their New Balance warehouse sale, and all sporting goods are priced at less than RM99!
Click here for more information.
11) Toys”R”Us Clearance Sale
Location: All outlets of Toys”R”Us in Malaysia, and online stores.
Date: 27th December 2021-16th January 2022
Find your favourite toys right now at your nearest Toys”R”Us store with a discount up to 70%. More than 400 toys are waiting for you to check them out!
12) Go Kart 1 Utama
Location: Morac 1 Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Time: 1pm-9pm (weekdays), 10pm-10pm (weekends)
If you want your first week of 2022 to be filled up with an adventurous and fast-paced environment, then you should totally go for go karting at Morac 1 Utama!
So, now that you’ve got your calendar and schedule for this week filled, what are you waiting for? Go enjoy the activities we’ve put up for you, and wait for our next week’s line up!
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