EVENTS
ALL EVENTS

Whether you are drawn to the drama of a street parade, the spirituality of a prayer ritual or the beauty of an avant-garde theatre performance, there is bound to be an event around the corner waiting to be experienced.

Weekend markets abound in Penang. Vendors are an assorted mix of small business owners to passionate hobbyists presenting their wares and services to a curious crowd. Markets like Occupy Beach Street, Artisan Market on Pitt Street and Sunday Pop Up Market at Hin Bus Depot are great places to buy local, handmade products and meet the individuals producing them face-to-face. There are usually street performances, workshops or activities during these markets that provide opportunities for participants to interact, learn something or simply have fun.

Ever think sports event are for professionals only? The Asia Pacific Masters Games may sound intimidating but is really an event that has a variety of sports for a wide age group. Participants get to choose the nature of the event they get involve in, whether it is competitive, recreational or social. Elsewhere, don’t miss out on Penang’s annual Dragon Boat Festival which is as much a display of physical strength as it is a cultural spectacle.

Penang Institute, the state government’s policy think tank frequently holds forums, panels and the occasional book launch for those that crave intellectual stimulation from discussions that range of inclusive politics to Southeast Asian photography.

To view Penang Tourism Calendar of Events 2019, click here.


Event Date: 27 Oct 2018
Come join us and make this bit of green in the heart of Penang your very own adventure!
Address: Meeting point: Guard House, Penang Botanic Gardens, Waterfall Gardens, 10350, Penang
Event Date: 27 Oct 2018
A music gallery that celebrates the rich and diversified musical heritage of Penang. Discover the stories, sights and sounds of Penang’s music and musicians, their many contributions to the heart and soul of the state, and the nation.
Address: Main Entrance of Maybank KOMTAR, Jalan Ria, 10000 George Town, Penang
Event Date: 27 Oct 2018
An Evening of Lights at Khoo Kongsi is when lights at the Khoo Kongsi are turned on at its courtyard to showcase interesting Chinese arts and cultural performances once a month.
Address: Khoo Kongsi, Lebuh Cannon, 10450 George Town, Penang.
Event Date: 26 Oct 2018
A guided night walking tours will introduce George Town's architectural and cultural wonders.
Address: Main Entrance of The Whiteaways Arcade, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang
Event Date: 21 Oct 2018
Keeping the season’s spirit, learn the basic skills on how to create stunning henna patterns for yourself. At the end of the session, you will go home proudly wearing a unique henna body art of your own.
Address: Main Entrance of The Whiteaways Arcade, Lebuh Pantai, 10300 George Town, Penang.
Event Date: 19 Oct 2018 - 20 Oct 2018
Two evenings of joyous Bavarian music and food, the Malaysian-German Society's Oktoberfest has been celebrated by the Germans together with locals and tourists in Penang for nearly 5 decades.
Address: Malaysian German Society, 250B, Jalan Air Itam, 10460 Penang
Event Date: 14 Oct 2018
USM Mid-Autumn Festival 2018 themed 'Gratitude: Harvest From The Moon'.
Address: Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Gelugor, Penang
Event Date: 10 Oct 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
For 9 days, devotees pray to the Goddess Thurga, Goddess Laxmi and Goddess Saraswathy in hopes of power, wealth and education. Chariot processions also take place during the festival.
Event Date: 09 Oct 2018 - 17 Oct 2018
The Nine Emperor Gods' Festival (Kew Ong Yeah) is celebrated on the 1st till the 9th day of the ninth month in the lunar calendar. Throughout this festival, many rituals such as skewering and fire walking ceremonies are carried out.
Address: Tow Boo Kong Temple, 894 & 896, MK14, Jalan Raja Uda, 12300 Butterworth, Penang
Event Date: 30 Sep 2018
The Protestant Cemetery, a resting place of Penang’s European pioneers and importantly, Captain Francis Light, is a site of great significance within the UNESCO Heritage Site of George Town.
Address: Protestant Cemetery, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10000, Penang
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