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: 22 Sep 2017
Awal Muharram marks a very significant event in Islamic hitory Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) emigration from Mecca to Medina.
Event Date: 21 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
A Hindu religious festival similar to the famous Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Celebration.
Event Date: 16 Sep 2017
The Penang State Government commemorates the establishment of Malaysia Day.
Event Date: 09 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
Penang International Green Carnival 2017 is fulfilling the commitment towards environment with awareness and protection on 9th and 10th September at SETIA SPICE Arena, from 10am to 6pm with exciting environmental related activities and performance. The annual event is jointly organised by Penang Green Council (PGC) and Malaysian Green Building Confederation (MGBC) Northern Chapter.
Address: Setia SPICE Arena, Penang.
Event Date: 09 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
Penang's funniest Animation, Comic and Games event is back! A bite-sized version of Malaysia's largest comic and cosplay event. CF Mini is set to amaze fans for yet another year in Penang, at the Straits Quay Convention Centre.
Address: Straits Quay Convention Centre, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, 10470 Penang
Event Date: 08 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
Eat and play as if you're in Thailand! Treat yourself to the astonishing Thai Festival at the Penang Town Hall and enjoy varieties of authentic Thai food accompanied with lines of cultural performances and activities.
Address: Penang Town Hall, Jalan Padang Kota Lama, 10200 Penang
Event Date: 02 Sep 2017 - 03 Sep 2017
Based on Jean Cocteau’s seminal monologue, Joe Sidek’s directorial debut explores the dark depths of depression as a result of latent insecurities about love and loneliness. Starring Susan Lankaster.
Address: Loft 29, Gat Lebuh Gereja, George Town, 10200, Penang
Event Date: 30 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Led by 2011 Young Artist Award recipient Nawaz Mirajkar, the
show celebrates the deep spiritual signi cance of the integration of various cultures, adding a new dimension to a classical Indian performance.
Address: Dewan Sri Pinang, Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, 10200, Penang
Event Date: 30 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
The survival of humankind from itself has renewed hope in the hands of intrepid explorer, Alvin Sputnik!
Address: Loft 29, Gat Lebuh Gereja, George Town, 10200, Penang
Event Date: 30 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Different cities, different time zones, the cycle of life is a
daily humdrum. This theatre
is a result of the collaboration between artists from Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines.
Address: Loft 29, Gat Lebuh Gereja, George Town, 10200, Penang
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