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: 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: 21 Dec 2017 - 21 Mar 2018
The Path of Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta will once again light up parts of Penang with coloured mini paper craft balloons.
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
Event Date: 10 Dec 2017
An annual parade, the Chingay and Lion Dance troupes take to the streets of Penang.
Address: Starting Point: Jalan Gudwara
Event Date: 09 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
A Christmas Village and other exciting Christmas activities at New World Park Penang.
Address: New World Park, 102, Jalan Burma, 10450 George Town
Event Date: 03 Dec 2017
The Fun and Exciting Little Tauke Children Flea Market will be in town on 3rd December 2017 at New World Park, Penang. Watch your kid be little tauke for a day and embark on the journey of being an entrepreneur!
Address: New World Park, 102, Jalan Burma, 10450 George Town
Event Date: 02 Dec 2017
A leisurely and educational walk into two significant mosques in George Town.
Address: Main Entrance of Kapitan Keling Mosque, 14, Jalan Buckingham, 10200 George Town, Penang
Event Date: 02 Dec 2017
The Festival will showcase a series of exciting activities starting from 10am with a list of talented local individuals ready to blow your mind with their artistic workshops while showcasing their creations related to Earth conservation in various fields, scrumptious and delicious food all day long, a huge array of refreshments and a MIND BLOWING World Music Earth Concert by 8 EXPLOSIVE bands to end the day...
Address: Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, 10200 George Town
Event Date: 30 Nov 2017 - 03 Dec 2017
The Penang Island Jazz Festival features local and international performers performing in the main festival at Bayview Beach Resort and at the fringe stage at various other selected venues throughout the island.
Address: Bayview Beach Resort Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang
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