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: 11 May 2019 - 12 May 2019
The Penang World Hoops 3X3 Challenger is the 2nd highest ranked tournament on the prestigious FIBA 3X3 World Tour circuit. World Hoops is a FIBA endorsed international competition returning for a fourth year to Penang.
Address: Gurney Paragon Mall (7th Floor)
Event Date: 06 May 2019 - 04 Jun 2019
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: 06 May 2019 - 04 Jun 2019
In KBJ, Ramadan is greeted with a riot of colourful and tasty food. Set up at the Promenade Area of Kompleks Bukit Jambul, the "Ramadan Bazaar" will have stalls selling various delicacies and drinks for"buka puasa".
Address: Kompleks Bukit Jambul
Event Date: 03 May 2019 - 05 May 2019
One of the most anticipated events in Penang’s fashion calendar is back, for the 5th year in a row. Penang Fashion Week is the annual event that brings Penang’s fashion industry into the limelight, showcasing the most extensive fashion line-up to present in Penang.
Address: Gurney Paragon Mall
Event Date: 02 May 2019 - 12 May 2019
"Da Bo Gong Festival" acts as a platform for communications, harmonizes the harmonious relationship between global fellows, leads the inheritance of national excellent culture, promotes regional culture and cultural tourism and promotes social society's economic development.
Address: Pertubuhan Penganut Hock Teik Soo Lot 5097, Seksyen 3, Kampung Baru, 13400 Mak Mandin, Butterworth, Penang
Event Date: 27 Apr 2019
Making fashion charitable in conjunction with Fashion Month. Major highlight: Charity Fashion Show with celebrities.
Address: Queensbay Mall
Event Date: 27 Apr 2019
Bagan Festival @ Butterworth Art Walk is inspired through Car Free evening aimed at reducing the use of cars on roads. To bring the community closer to local arts and culture, Bagan Festival highlights the importance of eco-friendly, our environment and nature.
Address: Butterworth Art Walk, Lorong Bagan Luar 2
Event Date: 20 Apr 2019
Q-kids Club event for children to happily hunt the eggs throughout. Bountiful returns awaits.
Address: Queensbay Mall
Event Date: 14 Apr 2019
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: 13 Apr 2019 - 28 Apr 2019
A two-week event bringing you an exciting eating experience in Penang.
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