The new year events are in full swing while new businesses blossom in Yangon. Things are looking up. Have you planned how to spend the last days of 2022? If not check our guide.

New things we have noted

If you’re interested in Myanmar’s traditional parasols, Maha Pathein is a curious place. You can buy parasols and take photos with them. Large parasols for commercial and ornamental purposes are also available.

Promotion you can’t miss

Grab 6 BBQ skewers with two glasses of beer or soft drinks at Ks22,000 at Punjabi-Q as a winter promotion. Its chefs specialise in the art of open-fire cooking. Rich marinades, aromatic charcoal, and spicy chutneys are at the heart of Punjabi-Q’s offering.

Place we’re going to revisit 

Locale is at the forefront of lifestyle cafes in Yangon. Now it has relocated to the Uniteam Building in the heart of bustling Sanchaung. We’re going to explore new menu items such as Locale Dim Sums and noodles.

No 84, Pann Hlaing Street, Sanchaung Township, Yangon
09 975 440 559
7am – 4pm (closed Sundays)

New year’s night market at Yangon United Sports Complex

The two-day event will see a dozen of shops offering cosmetics, food, clothes and more. The unplugged bands will entertain you, too! Follow their page for updates.

(3pm – 10pm) 31 Dec – 1 Jan | Yangon United Sports Complex
No 12 Ward, Yangon-Insein Road, Hlaing Township, Yangon

6th-anniversary celebration of After 8, Blow and Fuse

They will have different entertainment programmes at each venue for the last weekend of December (30th and 31st) with crowd favorites of both international and local artists such as J-Me and Hlwan Paing. Also expect lots of fun activities such as games, a lucky draw, discount coupons and giveaways gifts. Details here.

(4pm onwards) 30-31 Dec | After 8, BLOW, FUSE, Sky Garden

Cover photo credit: Maha Pathein


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