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 Apr 2018
Discover “the other side of Penang Island” through this short trip, where you’ll experience the countryside and enjoy local must-eats.
Address: Meeting point: Bank Simpanan Nasional, 42, Jalan Balik Pulau, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang
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: 29 Apr 2018
The smallest national park in the world with a total area of about 25 square kilometres, join us for a fun guided walk and have an interesting learning morning about coastal habitat, low land forest and hill forest.
Address: Penang National Park, Jalan Hassan Abbas, 11050 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: 28 Apr 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: 28 Apr 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. It is a spectacular sight to behold! Amid the excitements, there’ll also be stalls selling handmade knick-knacks and mouth-watering Penang street food!
Address: Khoo Kongsi, Lebuh Cannon, 10450 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
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