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Justice League Weekend in Penang
Penang turns heroic this Merdeka long-weekend. Starting from 27 - 31 Aug, the Justice League Weekend in Penang brings you fun-loaded DC Comics activities and heroic promotions all at Gurney Paragon Mall. This promises to make your weekend heroic!
Date: 27 - 31 Aug 2015
Time: 10am - 10pm
Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall
Contact: +604-228 8266
Website: www.dcjlrun.com.my/penang


Justice League Run in Penang

From the world's greatest DC Comics Super Heroes line up, Penang brings you the first ever Justice League Run in Penang! Lookout for DC Comics characters such as Superman, Batman, The Flash, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern roaming Penang this 30 Aug!
Date: 30 Aug 2015
Time: 6am - 12pm
Venue: Esplanade, Penang
Website: www.dcjlrun.com.my/penang

Last Fri, Sat, Sun of the Month (LFSS)
Every last Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the month, Penang brings you cultural and arts performances at the beautifully lit-up Khoo Kongsi, free guided tours at the Penang Botanic Gardens, music performances at Penang Botanic Gardens, discovery walk of the streets of George Town, cooking classes and many more. Light up your weekend and join in with one of these FREE activities.
Date: 28 - 30 Aug 2015
Contact: +6016-419 8449 / lfsspenang@gmail.com



George Town Night Trail

Date: 28 Aug 2015
Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Meeting Point: Main entrance of The Whiteaways Arcade
Registration Fee: Free with prior registration

Guided Walk @ Penang Botanic Gardens
Date: 29 Aug 2015
Time: 9.30am - 10.30am
Meeting Point: Guard House, Penang Botanic Gardens
Registration Fee: Free with prior registration

An Evening of Lights at Khoo Kongsi
Date: 29 Aug 2015
Time: 6.30pm - 10pm
Venue: Khoo Kongsi, 18, Canon Square
Entrance Fee: Free


Pearly’s Nyonya Makan
Date: 29 Aug 2015
Time: 7pm
Venue: Noordin Mews, 53, Lebuh Noordin
Registration Fee: RM80 per person
Contact: +604-263 7125 / info@noordinmews.com

Francis Light Cemetery Tour
Date: 30 Aug 2015
Time: 2pm - 3pm
Meeting Point: Entrance of Protestant Cemetery, Lebuh Farquhar
Registration Fee: Free with prior registration

Music in the Gardens
Date: 30 Aug 2015
Time: 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Venue: Bandstand, Penang Botanic Gardens
Entrance Fee: Free


Evening Walk @ Penang Botanic Gardens
Date: 30 Aug 2015
Time: 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Meeting Point: Bandstand, Penang Botanic Gardens
Registration Fee: Free with prior registration

LACALA Discovery Walk
Date: 30 Aug 2015
Time: 9.30am - 11.30am
Meeting Point: George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI)
Entrance Fee: Free with prior registration
Contact: +604-261 6606 / chungwei@gtwhi.com.my

Little Penang Street Market
Date: 30 Aug 2015
Time: 10am - 5pm
Venue: Upper Penang Road
Contact: +6017-429 0806 / littlepenang@gmail.com



ALL THINGS MALAYSIAN (ATM)
an all-encompassing celebration of the best of Malaysia - from traditional to contemporary arts, cultures, foods, films, performances, and trades. During this event, Penang’s Lebuh Pantai will be transformed into a festival, with vendors, performers and pop-ups taking to the streets to share their unique culture with locals and tourists alike.
Date: 30 Aug 2015
Time: 4pm till late
Venue: Lebuh Pantai, George Town
Entrance Fee: Free
Contact: +604-261 6308 / info@georgetownfestival.com

George Town Festival
Held for the sixth year, George Town is once again transformed into a living canvas during the month-long George Town Festival 2015 that celebrates George town's UNESCO Heritage Site listing. Catch a diverse catalogue of events from art exhibitions to theatre to film screening.
Date: 1 - 31 Aug 2015
Contact: +604-261 6308 / info@georgetownfestival.com

Penang Hungry Ghost Festival
Enjoy staged Chinese operas and puppet shows conducted at makeshift alters erected by the roadsides during Hungry Ghost Festival to entertain spirits, ghosts and the public.
Date: 14 Aug - 12 Sept 2015
Time: 7.30pm
Contact: +6016-411 0000 / info@visitpenang.gov.my
Click here for show schedules.

Merdeka Parade in Penang
Malaysia celebrates its 58th Independance Day, themed 'Sehati, Sejiwa' (One Heart, One Soul), on 31 August 2015 at the mainland of Penang, Seberang Perai. The celebration will be graced by His Excellency, TYT Tun Dato’ Seri Utama (Dr.) Haji Abdul Rahman bin Haji Abbas the Governor of Penang and the Right Honorable Y.A.B Tuan Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of Penang.
Date: 31 Aug 2015
Time: 8.30am
Venue: Jalan Perda Utama, Bandar Perda, Seberang Perai