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.


Event Date: 26 Jan 2018 - 28 Jan 2018
Penang International Halal Expo and Conference (PIHEC) 2018 is an ideal platform and converging point for exhibitors and trade clients across regions of Southeast Asia, West Asia & Europe to promote and market wide array of halal consumable and non-consumable products. 
Address: Setia SPICE Convention Centre, 108C Jalan Tun Dr Awang, Sungai Nibong Kecil, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang
Event Date: 14 Jan 2018
Witness a Pongal celebration in Penang.
Event Date: 01 Jan 2018
An annual walk round George Town to celebrate the new year organised by the Penang City Council.
Address: Lebuh Pantai, 10300 George Town, Penang
Event Date: 31 Dec 2017
Join us for a breezy Sunday morning walk where you'll not only see and learn, but possibly meet some furry friends!
Address: Taman Rimba Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang
Event Date: 31 Dec 2017
Discover “the other side of Penang Island” through this short trip, where you’ll experience the countryside and enjoy local must-eats.
Address: Bank Simpanan Nasional Balik Pulau, 42, Jalan Balik Pulau, 11000 Balik Pulau, Penang
Event Date: 31 Dec 2017
A tour to The Protestant Cemetery, a resting place of Penang’s European pioneers is a site of great significance within the UNESCO World heritage Site of George Town.
Address: Main Entrance of Protestant Cemetery, Jaln Sultan Ahmad Shah, 10050 George Town, Penang
Event Date: 30 Dec 2017
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: 30 Dec 2017
Join us at the Penang State Museum at its most atmospheric moments!
Address: Penang State Museum, 57, Jalan Macalister, 11400 George Town
Event Date: 29 Dec 2017
A guided night walking tours will introduce George Town's architectural and cultural wonders.
Address: Meeting Point: Main Entrance of Whiteaways Arcade Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang
Event Date: 17 Dec 2017
An annual parade, a cultural and colourful parade takes to the streets of Seberang Perai.
Address: MPSP Field, Jalan Bagan Luar
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