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Top 10 Fun Events Happening in Penang August 2019

So fast, it’s the month of August already! A brand new month means a fresh start for you to fuel your life with activities. And yup! This will be another eventful month coming through. Mark your calendar now as here’s a list of all the events happening throughout August! Without further ado, scroll down to find out more!

Top 10 Events Happening in Penang August 2019

1. TLM Food & Beverage Expo

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TLM Food & Beverage Expo is heading to SPICE Arena once again on this August! Being the largest food expo in Penang, they showcase not only our favourite local food but also a wide selection of mouth-watering delicacies. Expect unique snacks, cold treats, imported goods and more that will make you drool! Of course, you can get exciting promotions and great deals that you might not want to miss out! There’s something for everyone, just remember to pack more cash and shop till you drop!

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📍 Setia SPICE Arena, Jalan Tun Dr Awang, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang.

📅 2nd August 2019 – 4th August 2019 | 🕒11 AM – 9 PM

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2. Mickey Go Malaysia Pop Up Store @ Gurney Plaza

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Mickey and Friends are on an adventure to discover their favourite sights and sounds in Malaysia! Jom Jalan-Jalan with Mickey & Friends as they arrive in Gurney Plaza, Penang starting from 1st August until 18th August 2019. Expect a whole new range of merchandise that is just full of Malaysian culture, plenty of photo-worthy moments and get a chance to meet Mickey in person! Make sure you won’t miss this!

📍 Gurney Plaza, 170, Gurney Drive Pulau Tikus, 10250 George Town, Penang

📅 1st August 2019 – 18th August 2019 | 🕒10 AM – 10 PM

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3. Cubopark Night Market | Arts & Crafts Pop Up Night

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Cubopark is the latest addition to our night scene in Penang. Apart from the famous Hong Kong dessert shop, SYST, and the Budapest-inspired ruin bar, The Neighbourhood, Cubopark is also having a new monthly night market starting from 20th July 2019! Happens on every 3rd Saturday, you can expect a mixture of food, shopping, art, music and more!

📍 Cubopark Grounds, 6 Mukim 18, Tanjung Tokong (2.39 mi) George Town, Malaysia 10470

📅 17 August 2019 (3rd Saturday of every month) | 🕒6 PM – 11 PM

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Besides, they are having Arts & Crafts Pop Up Night too on every second Saturday, every month. Here you can find unique arts & craft pieces on your shopping list while supporting local makers. Moreover, they will feature multiple curated arts & craft vendors selling handmade goods perfect for gift giving. So now you know what’s a better way to spend your Saturday night!

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📍 Cubopark Grounds, 6 Mukim 18, Tanjung Tokong (2.39 mi) George Town, Malaysia 10470

📅 10th August 2019 (2nd Saturday of every month) | 🕒6 PM – 12 AM

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4. Penang International Indian Shopping Festival

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Do come and join the most happening Indian Shopping Festival event in the town. The event is held for five days, starting from 29th August until 2nd September 2019. The most exciting thing is you can grab the latest fashion design and products from Mumbai, Jaipur, Gujerat, Andhra Pradesh, Calcutta and many more at a really good price! Let’s go!

📍 Setia SPICE Arena, Jalan Tun Dr Awang, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang.

📅 29th August 2019 – 2nd September 2019 | 🕒12 PM – 10 PM

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5. Goodwill Eating Charity Food Fair

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Goodwill Eating Charity Food Fair is a fund-raising event to support the welfare and health care of both adults and children having Thalassaemia in the country. It returns bigger for the second time at Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (C) Shang Wu, happening on the 18th of August. It is worth mentioning that they will bring you a wide variety of good food, including home-cooked specialities, Penang hawkers as well as dry food items. Head over with an empty stomach and we guarantee, you’d leave with a full and satisfied tummy.

📍 Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (C) Shang Wu

📅 18th August 2019 | 🕒9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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6. I Love George Town Run 2019

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If you have been eating too much just like us, it is time to start training for a marathon to be healthy again! I Love George Town Run will be happening at 7:00 AM on the 25th August 2019. We can’t think of any other marathon to join apart from the one that shows love to our beautiful state. So leave your bed and get ready to ready to be sweat on Sunday morning!

📍 1st Avenue Mall, 128, Jalan Magazine, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang

📅 25th August 2019 | 🕒7 AM – 10 AM

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7. Penang Orchid Show 2019

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Calling all orchid lovers, flower enthusiasts and those who call themselves both. Penang Orchid Show will be held from 11th August until 18th August 2019 at Penang Botanic Gardens. It is a week-long event focusing on competitions and sales of beautiful orchids. When you walk through the show, you’ll see such a variety of sizes and shapes and colours, can you imagine how beautiful the orchid is?

📍 Penang Botanics Gardens, Jalan Kebun Bunga, 10350 George Town, Pulau Pinang

📅 11th August 2019 – 18th August 2019 | 🕒9 AM – 9 PM

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8. Merdeka Day @ Esplanade

One of the most happening events in August 2019, it’s our 62nd National Day or Independence Day! Organized by the Penang State Government, the Merdeka Parade will be held at Esplanade to remember those who have fought hard for our country.

More than a hundred contingents representing various government agencies will be taking part in the parade. Besides, this is also a chance to educate the younger generations about our history, and what the heroes have gone through to free our country from colonization. It’s time to show some love for our country!

📍 Esplanade, 1, Light St, Georgetown, 10450 George Town, Penang.

📅 31st August 2019 | 🕒8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

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9. HOMElove Home & Living Expo

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It is time to make your house a home at HOMElove Home & Living Expo. Located at SPICE Arena Penang, this event will be happening from 23rd August to the 25th August. It promises discounts of up to 80% and a bunch of freebies. With a wide array of furniture and styles to pick and get inspirations, you won’t leave empty-handed. Do check them out!

📍 Setia SPICE Arena, Jalan Tun Dr Awang, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang.

📅 23rd August 2019 – 25th August 2019 | 🕒11 AM – 9 PM

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10. Merdeka Celebration @ Butterworth Art Walk

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Bagan Festival @ Butterworth Art Walk is inspired through Car Free evening aimed at reducing the use of cars on roads. To bring the community closer to local arts and culture, Bagan Festival celebrates Malaysia’s Independence Day – Merdeka too on 24th August 2019. So bring your friends and family along for an evening walk while enjoying the different kinds of traditional performances and artwork.

📍 Butterworth Art Walk, Lorong Bagan Luar 2, Bagan Luar, 12000 Butterworth, Penang

📅 24th August 2019 | 🕒4 PM – 11 PM

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List: Top 10 Fun Events Happening in Penang August 2019

We hope today’s ‘Monthly Event Guide‘ treated you well. Are there still any new events in Penang which you’d like to share with us? Feel free to suggest them to us in the comment below! Bye!

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