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: 27 Aug 2017
Wake up to a hawker feast at only RM2 each at the Occupy Beach Street this 27 Aug!
Address: Occupy Beach Street, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang
Event Date: 27 Aug 2017
The Protestant Cemetery, a resting place of Penang’s European pioneers and importantly, Captain Francis Light, is a site of great significance within the UNESCO Heritage Site of George Town.
Address: Protestant Cemetery, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10000, Penang
Event Date: 27 Aug 2017
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: 26 Aug 2017
Come and discover Acheen Street, Cannon Street and Armenian Street in the multicultural heart of George Town, and witness its extraordinary rich and unique social heritage.
Address: Meeting Point: George Town World Heritage Incorporated 116 & 118 Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10200, Penang
Event Date: 26 Aug 2017
Come join us and make this bit of green in the heart of Penang your very own adventure!
Address: Meeting Point: Guard House, Penang Botanic Gardens, Waterfall Gardens, 10350, Penang
Event Date: 26 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
One piano player, one percussionist, one vampire – a classic horror movie brought back to life.
Address: The Star Pitt St., 15 Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang
Event Date: 26 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
The destiny of a man and a woman who meet in a restaurant is retold in the art form of the Japanese Noh.
Address: Loft 29, Gat Lebuh Gereja, George Town, 10200, Penang
Event Date: 25 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
Having taken major cities by storm, this dance studies the logic of movement and discovers the full potential of human bodies.
Address: Dewan Sri Pinang, Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, Penang
Event Date: 25 Aug 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: 22 Aug 2017 - 19 Sep 2017
Penang celebrates the Hungry Ghost Festival with staged opera performances and puppet shows at roadsides.
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