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: 27 Jul 2018
The guided night trail will introduce George Town’s architectural and cultural wonders.
Address: Main Entrance Arcade, Lebuh Pantai, 10300 George Town, Penang.
Event Date: 26 Jul 2018
Discover more about the annual St. Anne's Feast and the historical relics of the church for free with a qualified tour guide.
Address: Meeting Point: Main Entrance of St. Anne's Church, Jalan Kulim, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang
Event Date: 26 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Southeast Asia's most anticipated luxury lifestyle event comes to Penang!
Address: Straits Quay Marina, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, 10470 Penang
Event Date: 21 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Join Penang Hill this July 2018 as they commemorate 230 years of the discovery of Penang Hill and rekindle memories of its glorious history, cultural heritage and its rich natural habitat with the inaugural Penang Hill Festival which will feature many interesting programmes
Address: Penang Hill, Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, Air Itam, 11500 Pulau Pinang
Event Date: 20 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
A 10-day prayer ritual that draws many believers from all walks of life. Witness a candlelight procession at Penang's The Church of St. Anne, built in 1957.
Address: St. Anne's Church Jalan Kulim, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang
Event Date: 07 Jul 2018 - 08 Jul 2018
Penang Anime Matsuri 2018 is back! Dive in the Anime Summer Paradise this coming 7 & 8 July at the Spice Convention Centre & Spice Roof Garden!
Address: Setia SPICE Convention Centre, 108C Jalan Tun Dr Awang, Sungai Nibong Kecil, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang
Event Date: 07 Jul 2018 - 08 Jul 2018
The George Town Heritage Day Exhibition is a tradition at 7 Terraces, showcasing collections of Straits Chinese artifacts each year.
Address: Seven Terraces, Stewart Lane, 10200 George Town, Penang
Event Date: 30 Jun 2018
Penang celebrates Hari Raya with a sumptuous feast this festive season featuring a variety of stalls of traditional Penang Malay food, where everyone is welcomed to join the celebration and indulge for free.
Address: Butterworth Artwalk, Lorong Bagan Luar 1, 12000 Butterworth, Penang
Event Date: 24 Jun 2018
Discover “the other side of Penang Island” through this short trip, where you’ll experience the countryside and enjoy local must-eats.
Address: Bank Simpanan Nasional Balik Pulau, 42, Jalan Balik Pulau, 11000 Balik Pulau, Penang
Event Date: 23 Jun 2018
Come join us and make this bit of green in the heart of Penang your very own adventure!
Address: Guard House Penang Botanic Gardens, 673 A, Jalan Kebun Bunga, Pulau Tikus, 10350 George Town, Penang.
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