5 creative pop-up bazaars in KL this weekend

In the mood for gifting? These bazaars will have plenty to offer, whether you’re shopping for yourself or a loved one. Find artsy jewels, preloved pieces and more!


Well, well, well… it’s December! The month of gatherings, present-hunting and much anticipated break is finally here and we’re glad to see a list of bazaars making their way in just in time!

We know you’ll have tingly feet just thinking about this. Stuck on that Secret Santa gift idea? Going back to your hometown and want something special to take back with you? Perhaps want to treat yourself with an artsy trinket this time around? We leave the reasons to you but here’s the handy list of five exciting bazaars to check out. Happy shopping!

RIUH x Selangkah’s Christmas Tropicola

When: Dec 4 & 5 Where: Sentul Depot, Sentul West, 51100 Kuala Lumpur

RIUH aka Riuh In The City is back with an Xmas-themed curation of pop-up stores, workshops, performances and more to usher in the holiday season! This time, it partners with Selangkah for a special (and safe) community-focused event. Going? Entry is free but via pre-booking only, so choose your shopping slot HERE.

The Messy Club’s Whimsical Mess

When: Dec 4 & 5 Where: KEDAI KL, Block B, Level 2, MAHSA Avenue, Jalan Universiti, Off Jalan Ilmu, 59100 Kuala Lumpur

If you are familiar with The Messy Club’s pop-up parties, you’d definitely expect cheery, home-y selections sorted out for sale – plus special workshops! A little PSA, this bazaar is cashless and plastic bag-free so do not leave for this event without your debit/credit card and a carry-all.

KL Art Book Fair

When: Dec 3 – 5 Where: The Godown, 7, 11, Jalan Ampang, 50250 Kuala Lumpur

This artsy and bookish crossover is dedicated to the cool cats with an appreciation for both! With a fizzy list of local and international exhibitors, the KL Art Book Fair also has an installation and workshop in the mix… among other things. Buy your entry tickets HERE (priced at RM11 each) before all the available slots run out.

Sunny Side Up Christmas Market

When: Dec 4 & 5 Where: Slate at the Row, 52, Jalan Doraisamy, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur

Have you heard? Sunny Side Up Market’s seasonal affair is back! This weekend from morning to evening, visit this curated pop-up to view (and haul) unique crafts from 30 homegrown brands. Everything from bites and clothes to home décor are here for you.

Tukar Tangan Christmas Preloved Market

When: Dec 4 & 5 Where: The School by Jaya One, Block J, The School, Jaya One, 72A, Jln Profesor Diraja Ungku Aziz, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Whether you’re shopping on a budget or in it to prolong the life of goods, you’d be glad to know that Makers & Co is back with another Tukar Tangan event at The School. Find everything from handmade crafts to apparel and knickknack gems priced at no more that RM50 each. Lovers of preloved picks rejoice!

Feature image by Mats Hagwall



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