New Year is one of the most awaited celebratory occasions of the year for everyone around the world. Starting from the fireworks display, parties, countdown, bustling street fairs, and the massive and colorful fireworks, making the atmosphere even more exciting.
Fireworks itself is one of the icons of the New Year that is no less great than the resolution. If you are a fan of light and want to join the festive year-round party in Kuala Lumpur, you can visit the best fireworks place to see in Kuala Lumpur. However, during huge national celebrations, numerous main roads in the city tend to be closed and public transport is expected to be crowded.
This year, New Year in Kuala Lumpur promises fun-loving crowds, cheery ambiance, great entertainment, and, of course, jaw-dropping firework displays as you usher to the year 2020.
1. Jalan Taman Saga, Ampang Jaya
If you hate crowds but still want to get a piece of the pie, you don’t have to hike up Bukit Saga to enjoy the fireworks. You can just visit one of the stalls along Jalan Taman Saga for some teh tarik and a bite while you enjoy the fireworks show.
True, you may not get the full KL panorama from this point compared to Little Genting. However, it will not be as crowded, since this spot is still a well-kept secret of the Taman Saga neighborhood.
2. KLCC (Petronas Twin Towers)
KLCC Park, situated within walking distances from Suria KLCC shopping center, is a tranquil and family-friendly locale for most of the year. However, it transforms into a massive New Year’s Eve concert venue with live music performances by local and international acts which end with a great round of fireworks.
The 50-acre park consists of a 10,000sqm manmade lake with a 43-meter bridge that cuts across it, plenty of greenery, fountains with water features, and patterned footpaths. Aside from offering the best view of magnificent fireworks displays against the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, you can also take a short stroll to neighboring bars, pubs, and restaurants while you wait for the midnight hour to arrive.
In order that you have a completely clear view of the fireworks, go early because the crowd will be mad. The beautiful light of the Petronas Twin Towers coupled with the cool colors of fireworks certainly gives a beautiful and amazing impression. Not only watching the fireworks party, but you can also enjoy the beautiful colors of the fountain that fascinates and spoils the eyes.
3. Taman Tasik Titiwangsa
Taman Tasik Titiwangsa has high grounds and low grounds, you had better get the higher grounds because it’s the best vantage point. Here you will see views of the fireworks because it overlooks the unobstructed lake. Titiwangsa Lake Gardens is one of the biggest green lungs within KL. The park spreads across an area of 95 hectares with a 57ha lake.
It’s the ideal spot for a stroll after dinner, as you wait for the clock to strike 12 on 31st December. Then, you can marvel at the sparkling colors and splendor of the fireworks shows. According to the Titiwangsa Lake Gardens official website, this is a 24-hour park!
4. Bukit Bintang
Staying around the vicinity of Pavillion, Starhill Gallery or Fahrenheit 88, you can join in the annual New Year’s Eve street party along Changkat, Bukit Bintang. Furthermore, rows upon rows of bars and pubs make this street always wake up at night. You can also enjoy the year-end while getting a rather good vantage view of the fireworks.
In this area, it is very chaotic and crowded because of the foam spray party along the hill star streets. The sprayer is presented by residents as a series of events must be held at the turn of the year. Everyone without knowing the age and age is happy to spray foam in all directions.
5. Heli Lounge Bar
Because Heli Lounge Bar is one of the best rooftop bars in Kuala Lumpur, you can enjoy the sunset views, night skyline, and fireworks displays in New Year. Try to get the helipad and you will see a 360-degree view of Kuala Lumpur in its glory, almost as if you’re on top of the world. The high-rise buildings, including KL Tower and Petronas Twin Towers, will be the beautiful night view.
6. The Curve Shopping Mall
You can join varies activities in the curve such as street parties, fireworks, and live performances. The locals choose this market because there’s nowhere better than the mall’s annual New Year Eve firework display. Every December 31, the Curve Shopping Mall in Petaling Jaya hosts a massive free street party and fireworks display at The Street, a spacious alfresco walkway in the mall.
Featuring live performances by local bands and dancers, it is usually packed with hundreds of attendees from 6pm onwards. During this time, swanky bistros, cafes, bars, and restaurants situated along The Street offer special NYE and happy hour promos, perfect for those who want to wine and dine as they usher in the New Year.
You can also get to the Curve Shopping Mall by a free shuttle bus that runs three times a day from Royale Bukit Bintang Hotel. Alternatively, you can also take the LRT from KL Sentral to Kelana Jaya and hop on to a free shuttle bus.
I-City puts on light shows all year round; it would have been a crime for them to not host a delightful fireworks display, especially when the new year is right around the corner. Plus, wouldn’t it be fun to enjoy the fireworks combined with all the other light displays flooding the place?
Book a spot at these strategic locations around town for the best view of the New Year’s Eve fireworks to welcome the year 2020!