New Year’s Eve in KL is special in the Central Klang Valley and clubbing goes ballistic counting down to the midnight hour in Kuala Lumpur for 2018. From TREC and KLCC Central to Downtown Central; to the Outer Ring and The Fringes in Petaling Jaya and Subang, here are just 13 of the countless countdown clubbing parties you just might want to check out in Kuala Lumpur for Years and its surroundings. The City List wishes everyone a most Happy New Year.
[This article is currently updating from 19 December]
Let’s start at the TREC entertainment enclave on Jalan Tun Razak for New Years Eve 2018
ZOUK KL : 436, Jalan Tun Razak, KL. Admission (with one drink): Before 12am RM55 / After 12am RM70. Table bookings and enquiries : +603 2110 3888 | +6012 509 3215
Annual White Party at Le Noir KL 2018
This New Year’s Eve, Le Noir KL will once again transform for their annual WHITE PARTY. They have awesome acts headlining on all three floors and a stunning view on the Roof across the city’s skyline to catch the fireworks.
- Live on stage: Allan G. Murillon (Blues / Folk / Pop Rock) goes on at 8pm with StanKonnexions featuring Irma & Syima (Pop / R&B) at 11pm and Charleston Cornelius in the mix
- In the club: Kooler, Helmee and MC Clad with hip hop, R&B and trap.
- On the roof: Circuitbreaker, Eugene and Joey G with house music.
LE NOIR KL: Unit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Lot 435, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur. Bar and Roof terrace opens at 5pm. Club opens at 10pm. Walk in cover charge RM100 (Includes 1 free drink / Access all levels / No table guarantee) / Free Flow Beer RM500 (Roof terrace only / Return glass for refill / No table guarantee)To reserve your spot: Book online: https://form.jotform.me/LeNoirKL/book-a-table Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Phone/WhatsApp: +60122245416. Valet parking available.
The Iron Fairies KL New Year’s Eve
With special guest DJ appearance form Sunju Hargun up in the Butterfly Room, alsofeaturing Hulkas ft Jonathan (violin). Meanwhile Tim goes on over at the Fairy Dust Factory and The Lost Hat LIVEns up the Fairy Dust Factory Stage in the early part of the night.
THE IRON FAIRIES: H-G-06, HIVES, TREC, 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL. Free entry. Call 016-221 3612
Hopping over to KLCC Central for New Years Eve 2018
New Year’s Eve at Marini’s on 57 – Pop, Fizz & Clink New Year’s Eve Countdown with DJ Rae
Raise your glass and bid 2018 goodbye with a little “Pop, Fizz & Clink” at Marini’s on 57 this year. Experience the best fireworks view in the city while you usher in the new year at the bar.
Talented singer-songwriter, DJ, remixer and producer DJ Rae Hall will be back to perform her energetic brand of music that showcases a creative mix of powerful vocals and house beats. The Marini’s on 57 “Pop, Fizz & Clink New Year’s Eve Countdown with DJ Rae” starts at 9.00pm. The dresscode for the evening is “Roaring 20’s Sassy & Classy.”
: Level 57, Menara 3 Petronas, KLCC, KL. Admission (with one drink): RM150. For reservations, contact +603 2386 6030 or For more information on Marini's on 57, visit . For information on The Marini’s Group, visit .
Wankelmut at W Kuala Lumpur
WET® Deck: Wankelmut, Nesh, Victor Trixter and Victor G Sunset Session
WOOBAR: Robotron, Miss SS and Adam Khan.
See also: https://thecitylist.my/blog/enjoy-the-countdown-to-this-new-year-with-w-kuala-lumpur
W KUALA LUMPUR: 121, Jalan Ampang, KL: For RSVP: 03-2786 8888. Hotline: +60 3-2786 8888. E-mail: email@example.com
Winter Illuminations NYE at Kyo KL
They're lighting up their White Winter for a vibrant New Year's Eve celebration - Winter Illuminations! With year-end being the time to reflect and repose, rediscover your magic among the colourful lights.
- Ren: Axel Groove together with EJ Missy and DJ Qussay all playing house and techno all night.
- Kyo: Aku Ash and Musher with all things hip hop an R&B.
: Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, off Jalan Pinang, KLCC, KL. Admission (with one drink): RM120. For table reservations please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or +60 12-921 1730
Glitterball NYE at Ce La Vi
Countdown the New Year With DJs Cza, B.O.B and Jerryca Misty and resident DJ PFTD.
CE LA VI KL: Lvl 37, email@example.com / 012-935 2183.lham Tower, 8 Jalan Binjai, KL.
Xenon Bubble Fest Countdown Party
As the year of 2018 comes to a close, welcome the new year with a Bubble Fest Countdown Party with a few popular local DJs hitting the stage. What's more there will be a "bubble gobble" session where edible bubbles will be generated. YES! EDIBLE BUBBLE! You are able to experience the feeling of licking the bubble in the air. Go join them…. err …. licking bubbles in the air. DJs Kenji, Panda Max, Joleen Heng and rapper Point Blanc in the house.
KL LIVE: 8, Jalan Sultan Ismail, KL. For ticket enquiries visit https://www.galactix.asia/xenonbubblefest-2018
Moving to Downtown Central for New Years Eve 2017
Sweatbox and 3131 Stereo NYE at Elysium Bar & Terrace
Double celebration on levels 31 and 32 for New Year’s Eve
Second day of Sweatbox shenanigans marks the beginning of 2018. Two days in a row of your non-mainstream electronic music fix ends with this special NYE showcase, plus one Secret DJ. Their secret DJ helms the very famous and magic parties of Cafe Del Mar Ibiza, and that should give enough of a clue who it’s going to be. Sweatbox NYE edition will also see residents Obadius, Otherkind and Meliha joined by Rory Gallagher, Alex Martin, Kuma, RaySoo and Oddicon.
3131 Stereo - The New Year's Eve Party giving you the best view of the city, 3131 STEREO will take you on an electric and energetic journey as we bid farewell to 2017 and welcome 2018 with a bang. With the best DJ’ Malaysia has to offer, Elysium terrace promises to give you the New Year’s celebration of a lifetime. With Niall F, Groovedoctor and Victor G in the house.
: Level 31/32, Wisma Goldhill, 67, Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur
Admission: RM50. RSVP & reservations call 03-2022 3818.
Mardi Gras themed fancy dress party to Rock your 2017 out in style with DJs Kuma and Dora joining the Connected crew at this fast rising underground venue in town.
: 8, Jalan Bedara, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur
Admission RM30 after midnight.
Not sure how a whole year has gone by, but it has been absolutely tantalising and Pisco would like to end the year with two of the hottest acts on Vinyl since they began our their Wax series.
The mysterious Dark Disco/ World Music aficionados, Disko Santan along with Crate Digger Cray Cray, Oddjob, who's variety spans between Funk, Soul, R&B & Disco. Dress code: Glam Rock.
: 29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur
Call 03-2142 2900. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Switching to Bangsar and The Outer Ring for New Years Eve 2017
Ring in 2018 with the talented and unique sounds of Budakid. Kickstarting his career Dj'ing at one of Utrecht's popular club, Budakid craved more and self thought himself the art or producing. Influenced by the likes of Todd Terje, Stimming, Jimpster and Tame Impala, Tycho and Caribou, the Dutchman developed a very melodic style of his own, filled with positive vibes and funky grooves. His music made him a crowd favourite at festivals & has been already supported by the genre's heavyweights such as Tensnake, Oliver Schories, Einmusik, Guy J and Claptone. Catch him on NYE and get ready to fill yourself with the ultimate eargasm!
JIRO KL : 61-1, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, Kuala Lumpur
RM120 + free flow (9pm - 12am). FREE FLOW choice of: Tiger, Gordons, Smirnoff Red, Bacardi, JW Black Label, Illusion, Bubbly. ** DOOR PRICE before 3AM: RM50 + 1 drink & party pack. AFTER 3AM: RM30. RSVP call 011 3916 9629
Proper Gamble and Paranoid Airlines are back this year hosting their epic rooftop NYE countdown party. This year they are located on the Level 3 rooftop of DC Mall. So if you're looking to countdown at a swanky new spot with reasonable parking rates, delicious food, drinks that don't burn a hole in your wallet and proper music by proper DJs then they have that covered.
For their regulars who have been supporting us, welcome back and look forward to see you again. Hosted by Proper Gamble featuring Paranoid Airlines’ Mr Q and Felix T, Daydreamers Alex Martin and J-Sun, with Adib and DJ Dora also in the mix.
: Level 3-01B, Damansara City Mall, Jalan Damanlela, Pusat Bandar Damansara, Kuala Lumpur
8pm till late. Admission (with one drink): RM70. Reservations call 012-244 4012.
N.Y.E PARTY : RETRO METRO feat Francis, Gary Boy and Vicky Vanoli on the decks playing you top 40 hits from the 70s, 80s and 90s to welcome 2018 with you. Let's Welcome 2018 with us the old school style. Dress code: Anything Retro
GROOVE THE DISCO : 1st Floor, 12, 22 A/70 A, Desa Sri Hartamas, KL
Make your reservations at 012-444 8154 to avoid disappointment. For table reservations minimum purchase of liquor bottle required.
And Finally The Fringes of Petaling Jaya and Sunway City for New Years Eve 2017
The 3rd edition of Neon Countdown 2017 will once again usher in the New Year in style with international and regional DJs this December 31 at Sunway Lagoon, Sunway City. Produced together with FAC3 Entertainment and Neon Events, this one-night-only event boasts one of the world’s hottest DJs, KSHMR US), as well as DJ Dimatik (AUS) and Malaysians Chukiess & Whackboi, Ramsey Westwood, ANRK, SICX and more.
Neon Countdown 2017 is presented by BAC.
: Bandar Sunway, Subang
Ticket Price: RM138 (Early Glow) | RM158 (Normal Glow) | RM188 (Door Glow)
*All tickets come with UV water-based paint and LED glasses. Tickets available at https://airasiaredtix.com/neon_nyc_2017
Cheering the New Year at The Roof with spectacular countdown!
To welcome the New Year on 31 December, Signature @ The Roof promises patron some delinquent taste from the kitchen with menu includes entrée and dessert buffet with a choice of main including signature char grilled mignon, char grilled chicken roller, slow cooked lamb shank and pan fried ocean trout for RM170nett per person.
Exciting place to be for countdown at PLAY @ The Roof brings party goers the Next Edition (in Star Wars Theme) NYE countdown featuring Def, Mad K, Kenji and Cookie!
The highlight of the New Year celebration is the NYE Countdown Party at Stratosphere @ The Roof, with breath taking view of the city’s fireworks. Besides, patrons are entertained by fire eaters performances with live music featuring LFS x MC Damien to welcome the new year!
Other unique offerings include at the ultimate sports bar in Petaling Jaya where patrons are invited to cheer out loud at SCORE @ The Roof over fresh cold beers and tasty finger foods with games to win free beers, shooters, snacks and goodies! And not forgetting the ultimate 10 time winner at the Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF), patrons can opt for the delicious delicacy at YeZi @ The Roof throughout the festive month and savour the signature Spicy Salted Egg Fish Skin at RM18.
Stop scratching your head of where to go this Christmas and New Year’s Eve with your loved ones and buddies, at The Roof is all you need.
THE ROOF : Sky Level, 1 First Avenue, Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya
For reservations, call 03 – 8605 3388
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