Looking for things to do? Or are you looking for events to join? 2017 is coming to an end in a few months’ time! Do you know what kind of major events will be running in Malaysia in conjunction to the end of the year?
If you have no ideas where to go in this end of the year, read through this guide and it might be able to bring you to have some fun! Regardless of you prefer to join marathon, concert, viper challenge, or outdoor music live; all you can find inside this guide! Let’s have some fun before end of the year!
1. Good Vibes Festival 2017
Good Vibes Festival is a large-scale, homegrown music and lifestyle festival featuring a lineup of outstanding local and international acts. Since its debut in 2013, internationally renowned acts that have performed at the festival include The Smashing Pumpkins, Modest Mouse, Ellie Goulding, Empire of The Sun, Mark Ronson, Disclosure, The 1975, Two Door Cinema Club and many more.
Under the same banner, Good Vibes has also presented a series of smaller, intimate shows featuring acclaimed acts like Echosmith, Rufus and Death Cab for Cutie. Get ready to have good fun with good people and good music at Good Vibes Festival.
Venue: Genting Horse Ranch
Date: 12 Aug – 13 Aug, 2017
2. 2017 SEVENTEEN 1ST World Tour “DIAMOND EDGE”
After their last Asia Pacific tour last year, SEVENTEEN will embark on a new tour again this year! This time, SEVENTEEN will greet their fans with a full-fledged concert titled 2017 SEVENTEEN 1ST WORLD TOUR “DIAMOND EDGE”. With unlimited charms and various arrangements and self-produced choreography by the talented members, fans are guaranteed to experience an enjoyable time during the concert!
Venue: Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur
Date: 9th September 2017
3. G-DRAGON 2017 World Tour <ACT III, M.O.T.T.E>
Yeah, G-DRAGON has included Malaysia in his 2017 World Tour!
G-DRAGON has begun his tour of ‘G-DRAGON 2017 WORLD TOUR ‘after a kick start in Seoul and has extended to 29 cities in Asia, North America as well as Europe. The concert reflects the idols “loneliness and anguish hidden behind the glamorous life from his massive success.”, in other words, his true self.
Ticket outlet sales has begun on 31st July (Monday), fans can purchase ticket at selected outlets for Speedy video, Rock Corner, PJ Live Arts, information counter at The Mines shopping mall and 1 Shamelin. Outstation outlets such as Eden Ultimate (Kuantan) and Blonde Brunette (Penang) and TicketCharge KL& Penang office. You also can dial TicketCharge hotline purchase +603-92228811 for ticket purchase.
• Rock zone – RM690 (free standing)
• V.I.P – RM710 (numbered seat)
• Cat 1 – RM590 (numbered seat)
• Cat 2 – RM490 (numbered seating)
• Cat 3 – RM390 (numbered seating)
• Cat 4 – RM298 (free seating)
• Cat 5 – RM210 (free seating)
** All ticket prices inclusive of 6% GST but exclusive of RM4 processing fee.
4. Viper Challenge 2017 Series
Known as Asia’s Largest Obstacle Course Running event, Viper Challenge is a brainchild of Original Bootcamp Sdn Bhd, a progressive and dynamic company that is also known for their fitness program. Started in 2013, Viper Challenge has now become immensely popular, with frequent Sold Out events and currently has over 90,000 enthusiasts participating in their events locally and internationally.
Viper Challenge events has multiple formats, catering to the masses as well as the elite few. Viper Challenge is known to push the boundaries of not just physical events, but also the landscape of health and fitness in the region.
Venue: Shah Alam, Selangor
Date: 7th October 2017 & 18th November 2017
5. Mayday Life Tour 2017
Jointly organized by Star Planet and Live Nation, supported by Malaysia Major Events, Mayday LIFE Tour in Malaysia 2017 will be staged on 28th October 2017 on 8pm at Stadium Merdeka Kuala Lumpur.
The concert production is world class boasting a 14-storey stage adapting a cathedral theme. The even more jaw-dropping “wow!” is the gigantic 2400-piece LED used that virtually turns the stage into over 30 changing backdrops. The first gig took place in Kaohsiung with 4 sell-out shows and the group recently achieved another great milestone recorded 10 sell-out shows in Hong Kong Coliseum.
TICKET PRICES: RM698, RM668, RM568, RM468, RM368, RM278 and RM198.
6. Live Great Run 2017
Live Great Run was created in 2012 to inspire the public to lead a healthy lifestyle by being physically and mentally fit. It is a family oriented leisure run event which started off with 2 different distances with challenges. Following with the great success of Colour My Heart Run 2015, half marathon distance was added in 2016 where top 3 winners will be rewarded with prize money.
In order to create more memorable experience at the event, they have decided to incorporate new activities, a zone called the Water Wars and a free fiesta at the finishing line. There will be a total of 14 entertainment and kids’ activities happening at the fiesta. Bubble football, dodge pole, live band, magic show, face painting, petting zoo, pony ride and food trucks.
Venue: Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur
Date: 29th October 2017
7. Ironman Malaysia & Ironman 70.3 Langkawi
The ocean swim starts from the picturesque white sandy beach of Pantai Kok with a two-loop triangle out and back course. A two-loop bike course heads out of Pantai Kok to a clockwise loop from towards the rolling hills of Datai and the fringes of Kuah Town.
Athletes will return from the bike into a unique indoor air conditioned transition at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Center (next to the airport). The 2 lap run course will be an amazing scenic run beside the Langkawi International Airport towards the finish line at the stunning Cenang beach.
Venue: Langkawi Island
Date: 11th November 2017
8. Ed Sheeran Live in Malaysia 2017
In 2011, Sheeran released his first album + (read as ‘Plus’), that sold over a million copies in the UK alone within six months. Sheeran also co-wrote for One Direction and Taylor Swift, and toured with Swift on her massive 2013-2014 “Red” world tour (for all North American dates). In July 2015, Ed Sheeran performed in a sold –out three day show at London’ Wembley Stadium, with a capacity of 100,000. His music video for “Thinking Out Loud” that featured Sheeran performing a ballroom dance has over 1 billion views on YouTube.
Venue: Axiata Arena, Bukit Jalil
Date: 14th November 2017
9. 33rd World Chinese Basketball International Tournament
Founded by The Chinese American Athletic Association. Since 1985, WCIBT has been held annually and continuously until today. There are more than 200 participation teams, 3000 pax including coaches, participants and their family members from all over the world. The objective of this event is to promote basketball in a global way, to provide a platform where players could perform and exchange culture and background to a higher level of basketball and to promote sports tourism in Malaysia.
Venue: Malaysia International Exhibition & Convention Centre (MIECC), Selangor
Date: 16th November – 19th November, 2017