Cover Photo: Resorts World Genting

If your idea of counting down to 2020 includes a front row seat to watch spectacular fireworks, head out early to these places on New Year's Eve

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Resorts World Genting, Genting Highlands

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Photo: Resorts World Genting
Above Photo: Resorts World Genting

Usher in the New Year with a fabulous mountain view at the High Line Roof Top Market in Resorts World Genting. First make your tummy happy with the spread here, which includes Smoked Beef Brisket to Nasi Lemak Lobster. The cool mountain air is a bonus. If you plan to continue partying after the fireworks, there's no place like Zouk Genting to let your hair down. 

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Hard Rock Hotel Penang

With live band performances and the magnetic DJ Anna behind the deck, Hard Rock Hotel Penang's Poolside Party is where you'd want to be if you happen to be up north during the final hours of 2019.

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Straits Quay, Penang

While waiting for the fireworks to begin, do a little New Year shopping at Penang's one and only seafront retail marina that boasts more than 100 shops, bistros and bars. 

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Sunway Lagoon

The Sunway Lagoon water theme park is having a huge New Year's Eve party dubbed the Cloudora Festival 2019. This glow-in-the-dark festival includes a neon night market and promises a splashing fun time as you welcome 2020.

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Kidzania, The Curve

Here's one for the kids. Kidzania is having its own New Year's Eve party filled with such fun activities as mini family treasure hunt and role play before ending the evening with a fireworks display over Mutiara Damansara. 

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