EVENTS

Event Date: 14 Aug 2020 - 16 Aug 2020
The annual Penang International Paddy Festival will take place over three days in Permatang Pauh. There'll be a showcase on past triumphs of the paddy farmers through storytelling, music, traditional rice planting and traditional games. Also, various rice-related products and local arts & crafts will be exhibited.
Address: Kg. Terus, Permatang Pauh
Event Date: 19 Aug 2020
Also known as Maal Hijrah, it marks the first day in the Islamic Calendar [Hijrah Calendar]. It is equivalent to the 1st of January in the Gregorian Calendar. In most states, it is gazetted as a public holiday.
Event Date: 19 Aug 2020 - 16 Sep 2020
It is believed to be when the Gates of Hell are opened for spirits and ghosts to roam freely. Makeshift altars are erected at roadsides where giant joss sticks are lit and food is offered. Staged operas are also conducted for the entertainment of ghosts, spirits and the public on a nightly basis. 
Address: George Town & Around Penang
Event Date: 21 Aug 2020 - 23 Aug 2020
PIHEC 2020 will play host to a total of more than 350 booths represented by local and international industry players from Southern Asia, West Asia and Europe creating an opportunity to establish potential businesses with global halal industry players.
Address: SPICE Arena
Event Date: 22 Aug 2020
'KBJ Ratu Kebaya' is a beauty pageant that aims to promote & preserve the art of Nyonya Kebaya culture. It creates opportunities for young ladies to represent Malaysia on an International platform.
Event Date: 23 Aug 2020
Best known for its 15.5km challenge and picturesque nature view of the rainforest, PHHFC is back for the 7th year. Adventurous seekers and runners are encouraged to join this exhilarating race that aims to raise awareness towards environment conservation and heritage preservation at Penang Hill.
Address: Taman Rekreasi Kuari, Penang Botanic Gardens - Dataran, Penang Hill
Event Date: 31 Aug 2020
To commemorate Malaysia's Independence Day, an annual Merdeka Parade will be organised by the Penang State Government where over a hundred contingents representing various government agencies will be taking part in the parade.
Address: Penang Esplanade
Event Date: 11 Sep 2020 - 20 Sep 2020
TECHFEST2020 is a Penang-wide immersive festival that works to reframe, renew and reimagine different perspectives of technology by experiencing cutting-edge technologies such as business innovation, lifestyle choices, discoveries in science and medicines as well as challenging the viewpoints of culture and reality.
Address: George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site (Core Zone)
Event Date: 12 Sep 2020 - 20 Sep 2020
Miss Asia Global is one of the finest beauty pageants from the house of Pegasus in search of the most beautiful and talented women from all over the globe. For the very first time, Penang will host the pageant's World Finale.
Address: SPICE Convention Centre
Event Date: 16 Sep 2020
A significant date in history of Malaysia as it marks the joining together of Malaya, Sabah and Sarawak to form Malaysia in 1963.
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