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: 30 Dec 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: 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: 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
Event Date: 27 Nov 2017 - 29 Nov 2017
IbAF aims to connect people from around the region to experience, explore and collaborate in Penang.
Event Date: 26 Nov 2017
An international running event catered to all from young to old and leisure to serious runners.
Address: Penang Bridge, Penang
Event Date: 25 Nov 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: 24 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
George Town Literary Festival (GTLF) is featured alongside the annual In-between Arts Festival and Penang Island Jazz Festival, in conjunction with '10 Days 3 Festivals' in Penang.
Event Date: 24 Nov 2017 - 03 Dec 2017
An annual affair! November and December see Penang wrapped up with 10 days of jam-packed events , consisting of the George Town Literary Festival, an In-between Arts Festival and the Penang Island Jazz Festival.
Event Date: 24 Nov 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: 28 Oct 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
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