With Ramadan just around the corner, break fast at these bazaars!

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Every year, Ramadan bazaars bloom across the cities of Malaysia, offering tantalising traditional and modern food options. These bazaars are a staple of the holy month of Ramadan in Malaysia.

You can expect a flurry of activities when visiting any Ramadan bazaars, with these open markets going into full action mode as early as 4pm and ending right after prayers at 8pm. There is no better way to get your Iftars than by visiting these incredible Ramadan bazaars across Malaysia!

  1. Eh Eh Bazaar

Eh Eh Bazaar

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This 2017, Eh Eh Bazaar promises even more fun and activities for the whole family! From selling clothes and accessories to food, even there will definitely be no lack of things to do and shop for while you are at Eh Eh Bazaar. They even hold cake decorating competitions at Eh Eh Bazaar, so you can let your inner patissier shine. Look forward to appearances by local celebrities with the likes of Encik Mimpi and Amar Asyraf!

Where: Kip Mall Bangi, 21(Ground Floor) Jalan 7/1B, Bangi, Malaysia 43650
When: 27 May to 24 June

  1. Karnival Mega Raya

Karnival Mega Raya

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Selling food, clothes, and phone accessories, Karnival Mega Raya promises you more than just a hearty indulgence in festive goodies. With hundred of store vendors selling delectable festive goodies to Hari Raya apparels and even home decorations, it will certainly be a joyous mood of eating and shopping here at Karnival Mega Raya!

Where: Stadium Melawati Shah Alam
When: 3 to 4 June (Part 1) & 17 to 18 June (Part 2)

  1. Lok Kawi Ramadan Bazaar

Lok Kawi Ramadan Bazaar

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The Lok Kawi Ramadan Bazaar appears every year during Ramadan and is well known for selling buka puasa food from all over Malaysia. Despite being located at one of the army camps, this particular bazaar draws crowd with their extensive selection of dishes from Kelantan, Johor and other parts of west Malaysia. One of the more popular dishes to look out for is nasi kerabu, a blue rice dish that offers spicy yet fragrant flavours.

Where: Lok Kawi Army Camp, Kota Kinabalu
When: During the month of Ramadan

  1. Penang Ramadan Bazaar

Penang Ramadan Bazaar

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Head down to Penang for a unique cross-cultural Ramadan Bazaar! Located along the various streets of Penang, you can expect a wide array of cuisines with a mix of Indian Muslim influences. In addition to offering the usual festive ramadan treats, it is also the only bazaar to showcase Indian specialties such as murtabak and chapati! With the variety of cuisines here, you will definitely be leaving the bazaar with a very satisfied stomach.

Where: Komtar, Tanjung Bungah, Gelugor, Pedestrian walk & along many streets of Penang
When: 26 May to 25 June

  1. CCN Bazaar Ramadhan

CCN Bazaar Ramadhan

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For a more homely and less crowded bazaar this Ramadan, head over to CNN Bazaar Ramadhan. Organised by CCN Bazaar, a visit to this bazaar will have you shopping for handicrafts, household decorative products as well as clothes from online retailers during this festive period! Of course, Ramadan is all about enjoying the local delights and there will definitely be no lack of these festive goodies at the CCN Bazaar Ramadhan!

Where: Pos Malaysia Dayabumi, Kuala Lumpur
When: 13 to 16 June & 19 to 23 June, 8am – 7pm

  1. Vendeur Festival

Vendeur Festival

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The highly anticipated Vendeur Festival is set to be extremely grand this Ramadan! In addition to receiving free gift bags, you get to enjoy plenty of shopping with discounts of up to 90%! With over 40 food stalls serving Ramadan delicacies as well as special appearances by celebrity guests such as Dato Siti Nurhaliza and Fynn Jamal, this is one massive bazaar that you definitely do not want to miss!

Where: Dewan Raja Muda Musa, Shah Alam
When: 29 May to 24 June, 3pm – 8pm

With the month of Ramadan upon us, you can relish in the thought of knowing that the streets will soon be packed with bright umbrellas offering an overabundance of tasty treats and shopping options. Be prepared as the tempting food smells and incredibly cheap shopping will certainly be difficult to resist!

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