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: 29 May 2018 - 29 Apr 2018
A celebration observed by devotees to celebrate Buddha's birthday, enlightenment and achievement of Nirvana.
Address: Malaysian Buddhist Association, 182, Jalan Burma, 10050 George Town, Penang
Event Date: 27 May 2018
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: 17 May 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
A sumptuous array of food, local delicacies, festive cookies, clothing and religious items on sale during the Muslim Fasting Month.
Address: Komtar, Pedestrian walk & along many streets of Penang., Penang, MALAYSIA. (5.416710,100.330110)
Event Date: 29 Apr 2018
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: 28 Apr 2018
Vaisakhi Celebration marks the harvest festival and the religious Khalsa Janam Divas.
Address: Fort Cornwallis, Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, 10200 George Town, Penang
Event Date: 14 Apr 2018 - 29 Apr 2018
A two-week event bringing you an exciting eating experience in Penang.
Event Date: 14 Apr 2018 - 22 Apr 2018
An annual event that brings Penang's fashion industry into the limelight.
Address: Gurney Paragon Mall, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Penang
Event Date: 13 Apr 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
A traditional festival celebrated by Thai and Burmese devotees to wash away bad luck by liberally splashing water on each other.
Address: Wat Chayamangkalaram Thai Buddhist Temple, Lorong Burma
Event Date: 29 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
On A Starry Night is a tale of two shepherds on an unlikely adventure in 0 A.D, a Christmas story for all ages.
Address: Black Kettle Penang, 105, Lebuh Pantai, 10300 George Town, Penang
Event Date: 24 Mar 2018
This Earth Hour, #connect2earth and join the Earth Hour Night Walk 2018 in Penang.
Address: 1st Avenue Mall, 128, Jalan Magazine, 10300 George Town, Penang
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