Sights and sounds of Christmas


Christmas trees to benches and even a boxy snowy owl constructed from giant books at Sunway Pyramid.

Christmas in the Klang Valley is set to be a spectacular celebration with the most prominent retail districts featuring festive decorations and promotions brimming with nostalgic joy.

Shoppers seeking gifts for loved ones may find themselves engrossed in the charming sights and sounds of Christmas.

Pavilion in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur is featuring its Christmas Village with everything from a festive Christmas carousel for little ones to ride on to an animatronic reindeer and Santa Claus himself.

Look up and you will see Christmas trees twirling and twinkling from the ceiling, topped with golden star and surrounded by floating lanterns.

A twinkling wonderland with Christmas tree surrounded by floating lanterns at Pavilion Bukit Bintang.A twinkling wonderland with Christmas tree surrounded by floating lanterns at Pavilion Bukit Bintang.

Shoppers can indulge in sensory experiences, including the virtual reality “DJI Avata Experience” whisking shoppers through the skies on a flying sleigh, a joyful carousel ride and majestic presence of a 3m-tall animatronic polar bear.

Its main entrance captivates visitors with Cartier’s “Magical Encounters” Christmas decorations featuring a white roof and railings adorning the Christmas tree, inspired by architectural elements from Cartier boutiques.

If you are in the mood for shopping, there is also a Christmas competition offering the chance to win an iPhone 15, as Santa probably will not have one in his sack.

Da Men Mall welcoming shoppers with an abundance of giant candy canes and gift boxes.Da Men Mall welcoming shoppers with an abundance of giant candy canes and gift boxes.

Speaking of Santa, Pavilion Bukit Jalil is going large with its “Santa’s Big Christmas Celebration” decorated with giant baubles and props on the ceiling.

Visitors can also have fun creating their own music on the longest piano walkway in Malaysia in the mall.

Book lovers can bring their adventure spirit to embark on an imaginative journey with “Book Your Christmas” at Intermark Mall in Kuala Lumpur as the Ground Atrium is the perfect reading nook for the entire family.

Gilded carriage drawn by reindeer under delicate snowflakes at Klang Parade Mall.Gilded carriage drawn by reindeer under delicate snowflakes at Klang Parade Mall.

Shoppers can also become book Santas and donate pre-loved or new books, with proceeds supporting Rumah Hope’s children.

At Berjaya Times Square, shoppers can visit its giant wooden house covered with snow, giant candy canes and an adorable Christmas hat with its “Santa’s Enchanting Town”.

Explore Santa’s charming home, toy workshop and get a chance to encounter reindeer and elves alike in a festive atmosphere.

Alamanda Mall’s centre court is a festive haven with candy shop resembling a gingerbread house.Alamanda Mall’s centre court is a festive haven with candy shop resembling a gingerbread house.

It is always an enchanted Christmas at Suria KLCC with its “Gingerbread Christmas Village”, which draws inspiration from the tradition of making gingerbread men and houses during the festive season.

Shoppers exploring the centre court will find eye-catching gingerbread buildings decorated with colourful candy pieces and mouth watering “icing”.

A towering Gingerbread Chocolate Fountain adds to the magical ambience with its luscious cascades.

Ground Atrium set up as the perfect reading nook for visitors at Intermark Mall, Kuala Lumpur.Ground Atrium set up as the perfect reading nook for visitors at Intermark Mall, Kuala Lumpur.

Every hour on the hour, the majestic Gingerbread Clock Tower’s showpiece comes to life with a gingerbread man dancing to Christmas carols.

The village journey continues with the Gingerbread Toyshop, where an array of toys and gifts awaits alongside a festive photo booth for creating mementos.

The decor is complete with a 30m-tall Christmas tree at Esplanade KLCC adorned with charming gingerbread-themed ornaments and bathed in festive hues.

The “Gingerbread Christmas Village” is also the year-end holiday theme at Alamanda Mall in Putrajaya.

1 Utama Shopping Centre brings the rugged outback with its Aussie- style decorations and 10m treehouse.1 Utama Shopping Centre brings the rugged outback with its Aussie- style decorations and 10m treehouse.

Its centre court transforms into a festive haven with a giant candy shop that resembles a gingerbread house, along with two gingerbread figures in festive clothing welcoming visitors.

More village themes await at Setia City Mall in Shah Alam, Selangor, with its whimsical Magical Christmas Village.

Be greeted at the centre court by a magnificent crystal snow globe, pretty Christmas trees, a playful “polar bear” and a cascade of snowflakes transporting visitors into the magical realm of a life-sized snow globe.

Head to Level 1 and experience winter lights like never before at the Winter Experiential Room.

The majestic upcycled fabric Christmas tree at Sunway Velocity Mall’s main atrium.The majestic upcycled fabric Christmas tree at Sunway Velocity Mall’s main atrium.

Next, a Merry Season of Celebration beckons with an Australian-style Christmas at 1 Utama Shopping Centre in Petaling Jaya.

Inspired by the vibrant year-end season Down Under, the mall is paying homage to Australia’s natural beauty with two distinct Yuletide settings – the rugged outback and sun-kissed beaches.

Built on a colossal gum tree, the 10m tree house invites children to explore and have fun on the slide.

Take a stroll in a depiction of an Australian garden and be captivated by the beauty of imported preserved native flowers from the country.

Santa’s Enchanting Town welcomes visitors to Berjaya Times Square.Santa’s Enchanting Town welcomes visitors to Berjaya Times Square.

Along the way, visitors can also admire the 5.4m-Christmas trees decorated with floral blooms.

Sunway malls in the Klang Valley – Sunway Pyramid in Petaling Jaya as well as Sunway Velocity Mall and Sunway Putra Mall in Kuala Lumpur – have taken a different approach to this year’s festive decoration by relying on recycled materials.

With massive book displays and story town-themed decor, its “My Christmas Story” showcases storybooks and storytelling where stories come to life at all of its malls.

Not to be missed is Sunway Velocity Mall’s 12m “Threads of Tale” certified by The Malaysia Book of Records as the tallest upcycled fabric Christmas tree.

Magnificent life-sized snow globe decorating centre court at Setia City Mall adorned with Christmas trees, playful polar bear and cascade of snowflakes transport visitors into a magical realm.Magnificent life-sized snow globe decorating centre court at Setia City Mall adorned with Christmas trees, playful polar bear and cascade of snowflakes transport visitors into a magical realm.

Also, do not forget to step into the Nutcracker’s Brave Adventures at Sunway Putra Mall to uncover little secrets, including an experiential hidden room-like castle that tells its unique story and whimsical Christmas characters peeking out from the display.

Over at Sunway Pyramid, be mesmerised with Snowy’s Winter Wonderland, which boasts Christmas trees to benches and even the titular character – Snowy the Snowman – and a boxy snowy owl constructed from giant books.

Santa will also appear on selected Sundays to add cheer.

At the Orange Entrance, visitors can capture their memories with the 9m-tall Christmas tree adorned with bright yellow festive lights and covered with shining snowflakes and giant baubles.

The Curve’s Santa accompanied by adorable plush brown reindeer and red sleigh with intricate designs in gold.The Curve’s Santa accompanied by adorable plush brown reindeer and red sleigh with intricate designs in gold.

Stepping into Da Men Mall in USJ, Subang Jaya evokes the inner child in every visitor with its “Merry Beary Christmas” adorned with decorations such as teddy bears in diverse sizes and colours, giant candy canes, teddy-shaped dome with a swing and other decorations.

Visitors can also explore adventure-packed activities, like the “Save Teddy” obstacle course at RM10 for two attempts.

Alternatively, you can save “Teddy” by becoming a toy doctor and rescuing donated toys.

The Curve in Petaling Jaya morphs into a “Jolly Christmas Carnival,” transforming the mall into a Pop Art-inspired Christmas Village Carnival.

Gingerbread village scene greets visitors to Suria KLCC.Gingerbread village scene greets visitors to Suria KLCC.

The mall opted for a simple yet charming decor, featuring a sizeable Santa figurine accompanied by adorable plush brown reindeer and scattered Christmas trees enhanced under twinkling fairy lights.

And last but not least, in Klang, a sparkly Christmas awaits visitors to Klang Parade Mall.

Its main court has undergone a stunning makeover, with tiny snowflakes softly falling from the ceiling and enormous golden and silver stars adorning it.

There are gold and crimson turrets along with a gilded reindeer carriage that will bring festive joy to all who visit.

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