This page contains a list of events in Penang for the year 2015. Please bookmark this page as events will be updated from time to time.
All Month: Occupy Beach Street @ Lebuh Pantai | Every Sunday 8am-12pm. Live performances, street markets, exhibitions, street games and more.
All Month: Weekend Market by the Sea @ Straits Quay | Shopping that includes Apparel & fashion accessories, homeware, antiques, books and more.
All Month: Friday’s Car Boot Sale @ Straits Quay | First Friday of every Month
All Month: Organic Farmers’ Market @ Straits Quay | Third Sunday of Every Month
Jun 28: Music From the Movies @ PenangPac | Performing memorable themes from “Star Wars”, “Superman”, “The Dam Busters”,”The Battle of Britain”
Jun 27: Tale of the Dragon Princess @ PenangPac | A Teochew opera production
Jun 21: Adventist Charity Hunt @ Straits Quay | Motor Hunt and Mall Hunt for the Adventist Oncology Centre
Jun 20: Chambering with Musica Sinfonietta @ PenangPac | Wind and String Ensemble
Jun 14: Penang Bridge Half Marathon
Jun 13: World Belly Dance Day International Championship @ Bayview Beach Resort
Jun 11-13: Lelaki 2.5 Out of the Closet with Strings Attached @ PenangPac | By Joe Hasham
Jun 6-7: Around The World @ Straits Quay | Dances, Cooking demonstrations, games and activities
Jun 5-7: Auto-City Carnival @ Auto-City Juru
Jun 4-14: French Art & Film Festival 2015 @ GSC, Gurney Plaza
May 30-Jun 1: Penang Floral Festival @ Penang Botanic Gardens | Festival that showcases various flower species and landscaping designs.
Jul 25: Penang Bon Ordori Festival @ Esplanade
Jul 24-Aug 2: St Anne’s Festival @ St Anne’s Church Bukit Mertajam
Jul 10: Classical Piano Spectacular @ PenangPac | International Acclaimed Pianist David Glen Hatch & His American Proteges
Jul 5: Pawathan @ Straits Quay | Charity Run. Closing Date 13th June
Jul 4-7: Georgetown World Heritage Day @ City of Georgetown | Eat Rite: Ritual Foods of Georgetown
Jul 4-5: Penang MITM Travel Fair @sPICE | Malaysian Chinese Tourism Association
Aug 31: Merdeka Parade @ Fort Cornwallis
Aug 30: Justice League Run @ Esplanade Penang | From the characters of DC Comics Super Heroes, this will be the first ever Justice League Run Penang will be held on 30 August 2015 at the Esplanade (Padang Kota Lama) from 6.00am to 12.00noon.
Aug 1-31: Georgetown Festival @ Penang | Featuring 100% Penang, Titanium, Am I, Nightingale and many more.
Aug 8: Penang 100 years Chinese Temple Celebration
Aug 7-8: Titanium @ Dewan Sri Pinang | Spanish dance team performing flamenco, hip hop and break dance
Aug 1-2: 100% Penang @ Dewan Sri Pinang | By Berlin-based theatre troupe Rimini Protokoll.
Sep 26: Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival @ Straits Quay | Complimentary lanterns for the first 200 registrants on event day.
Sep 15: 53rd Malaysia Day Celebration @ Fort Cornwallis | Public Holiday
Sep 12-13: International Lion Dance on Stilts Championship @ Megamall Shopping Complex, Seberang Perai
Sep 4-21: Logos Hope Ship @ Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal | An NGO ship that sail around the world to bring knowledge, help and hope.
Sep 2-3: FAOPMA 2015 Convention
Oct 13-21: Nine Emperor Gods Festival @ Tow Boo Kong Association, Burmah Road | Fire walking, “Emperor Boat” and colourful floats.
Oct 13-21: Navtratri Festival @ various Indian Temples | Observed by Hindus. The chariot processions will take place on the final day
Oct 3-31: Halloween event @ Straits Quay | Horror movie, Halloween workshop, Trick or Treat, etc
Oct 2-4: HOMEDEC Exhibition @ sPICE | Home Decor and Design Exhibition
Nov 29: Christmas Children Tea Dance party @ Straits Quay, 2pm | Registrations forms are available in Straits Quay
Nov 27-29: Penang Coffee and Desserts Festival @ Gurney Paragon Mall | Showcasing and sampling a wide range of coffees and desserts. A perfect platform for coffee and desserts passionate to learn and explore
Nov 27-29: Georgetown Literary Festival | Events include: Writing workshop, Book launch, Wayang Kulit, Reading and panel discussion and poetry.
Nov 26-29: International Festival with Horses @ Penang Turf Club | Admission is Free. Horseback archery, equestrian competition, flying phoenix, horse shows, carriage rides, etc.
Nov 28: Penang International Open Ballroom Dancing Competition @ Bayview Beach Resort | 800 participants from 30 countries
Nov 26-29: Men in Tutus presents The Nutcracker@ Penang Pac, Straits Quay
Nov 23-26: 3rd Conference of ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organization @ Hotel Equatorial | Theme: The Lights to Bytes: ASEAN Engineering Evolution and Future Challenges
Nov 22: Penang Bridge International Marathon | Register online now at (this Link)
Nov 14-15: Penang International Science Fair @ PISA |Exhibits, Design Competitions, Innovative Maker Festival, Fun Hands-On Activities
Dec 31: New Year Countdown @ Esplanade, Queensbay Mall, Pesta Site, Straits Quay and Auto City
Dec 20: Penang Pesta Chingay Parade
Dec 5-6: Pesta Dragon Boat Race @ Teluk Bahang Dam
Dec 3-5: Tales of Wonder: A RLT Player Christmas @ Straits Quay | By Dalat Original Drama
Dec 3-6: Penang International Jazz Festival @ Bayview Beach Resort
Malaysia Public School Holidays for 2015
Term 1 holidays March 14 – March 22
Mid Year holidays May 30 – June 14
Term 2 holidays September 19 – September 27
Year End holidays November 21 – January 3
While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the dates we publish, events, dates of holidays do change from time to time.
We therefore encourage you to cross-check your travel dates with other public holidays and school holidays sources before making flight/hotel/travel plans.
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