We will soon be closing the final chapter of 2018 to welcome 2019. There’s nothing better than to end the year with a bang, right? Imagine the clock strikes midnight on 31st December and stunning New Year’s Eve fireworks light up the sky, so wonderful!
Top 10 Places To Countdown In Penang 2019
However, finding a place to jiggle your way into the new year is a challenge, but fret not, we are here to help! In today post, we want to share with you the best New Year’s Eve places in Penang to catch the fireworks and countdown to 2019. Are you ready Penangites? Here you go!
1. M Mall Countdown
M Mall is hosting one of the greatest Penang countdown parties ever. Party with foreign and local starts, and greet the New Year with a special firework at midnight. They’ve invited a bunch of superstars and celebrities to countdown with Penangites. The list included Weibird Wei, Geraldine, Bell, Danny, Catherine, Joe, Yoon and more. The event is not only family-friendly, but it’s also free! Yay!
📍 M Mall Outdoor Stage
🕛 9:30 PM
2. New Year’s Eve Countdown Party @ Gurney Paragon
Gurney Paragon is becoming one of the hottest places in Penang to countdown for New Year’s Eve. What’s a New Year’s Eve party without some heart-pumping beats? You can pace yourself and dance your way into the New Year with Anthony Neely 倪安东, The Mans Dreamer and many more. If you think this might be the place for you, bring your camera since you might get some good shots of firework!
📍 Festive Square @ Gurney Paragon Mall
🕛 7:30 PM – 12:30 AM
3. Gravity New Year Eve Countdown @ G Hotel Kelawai
Looking for a place with the best view to catch all the fireworks and celebrate your New Year’s Eve? G Hotel is just the right place for you and your loved ones with a rooftop view of the city.
📍 G Hotel Kelawai 24th Floor
🕛 9 PM – 3 AM
💰 RM99 per person
4. Countdown By-The-Sea @ Straits Quay
This should be on top of your countdown list if you want to welcome 2019 in the sea breeze! You can enjoy spectacular performances and live bands and the iconic fireworks display at midnight! Straits Quay pulls out all the stops to end the year with a huge bang, so make sure you don’t miss it!
📍 Straits Quay
🕛 8 PM
5. Auto City
Usher into the new year with Penang’s largest countdown celebration at the Auto City. This event is a popular huge fiesta pack with music, live performances and more. Oh yes there will be food fest running from 7 PM to cater for all you foodies out there! I’m so excited!
📍 Auto City
🕛 7 PM
6. Beachfront Countdown Party @ Sigi’s Bar & Grill Beachfront
For those of you who prefer a more casual countdown around sand and sea, you definitely should check out the Beachfront Countdown Party at Sigi’s Bar & Grill Beachfront. Lovers of live music, strap on your dancing shoes and head to the Golden Sand Resorts for a night of smooth tunes, feisty beats and non-stop high energy from their 4-pieces Groove Mantra live band & DJ.
📍 Sigi’s Bar & Grill Beachfront at Golden Sand Resorts
🕛 10:30 PM – 1 AM
💰 RM40 per person, free for diners
7. Lights On It’s 2019 @ Queensbay Mall
We’ve already got enough reasons to go to Queensbay Mall, but here’s one more – the Queensbay Mall New Year Countdown 2019! You get to experience the fun bright neon party, chilly breeze snow shower, watch the extraordinary dance battle and more. There will also be a shine dazzling fireworks display at 12 AM.
📍 Outdoor VIP Car Park @ Queensbay Mall
🕛 8:30 PM
8. Malaysia’s Highest New Year’s Eve Countdown Party @ The Top
Malaysia’s Highest New Year’s Eve Countdown Party? Wow, sounds great! Dine at the Top Komtar this New Year’s Eve to enjoy live music performances and free flow beer. And most importantly, catch the beautiful fireworks happening around Penang Island when the clock strikes 12!
📍 The Top
🕛 10 PM – 1 AM
💰 RM150++ per person
9. Pool Side New Year’s Eve Party @ Hard Rock Hotel
Fancy a refreshing dip or counting down in the pool? This New Year’s Eve, immerse yourself in a poolside party hosted by Hard Rock Hotel. Take a dip in the pool, get fueled up with drinks while you party all night long with fun games, vibe dance and of course, fireworks! Be sure to join the special performance by Mira & Friends and a fire show by Nita Saad. Guest DJ Lady Ana will spin the greatest hits of all time too!
📍 Hard Rock Hotel
🕛 7 PM – 1 AM
💰RM99 /pax (non-diners) or RM65/ pax (diners)
10. New Year Fiesta Countdown Party @ Lexis Suites
Get your party gear on and join their New Year Fiesta Countdown Party on New Year’s Eve! Enjoy their buffet dinner at Hibiscus Grand Ballroom and, after all the glorious food, adjourn to Sky Terrace for a memorable after party and usher in 2019 with your loved ones!
📍 Lexis Suites
🕛6.30 pm – 11.00 pm (Buffet Dinner at Hibiscus Grand Ballroom)
🕛10.00 pm – 1.00 am (After Party at Sky Terrace)
💰RM188 nett (Adult) | RM100 nett (Senior Citizen / Child)
Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019!
New Year’s comes only once a year, so it’s worth it to make the night a memorable one. Wrapping up the year with a kickass countdown party and a spectacular view of the fireworks don’t always have to be hard on the wallet. With these countdown events offering everything you need for a great send-off at a price within your budget, you can now say goodbye to 2018. Cheers to 2019!
Remember to share these events with your friends and family!