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Top 11 Fun Events Happening in Penang October 2019

Hey Penangites! With the haze season gone, you know it’s time to head out to fun! So if you’re looking for fun things to do in October, you’ve come to the right place. From the Boba Festival to Popular Annual Clearance, this month is gonna be super fun! Mark your calendar now as here’s a list of Top 11 Fun Events Happening in Penang October 2019.

Top 11 Fun Events Happening in Penang October 2019

1. Popular Annual Clearance

The largest bookstore chain in Malaysia — POPULAR is having Annual Clearance at 65 outlets nationwide. More than just books they’re offering, this annual clearance will feature stationery, CD Rama items, Gadget, and IT products as well! Whichever category you find yourself falling into, you can expect rebates up to 90% and more discounts. It is happening now until 6th October 2019. Make sure you won’t miss it!

 

📍 Participating POPULAR Outlets

📅 27th September – 6th October 2019

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2. Mid-Autumn Festival @ USM

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If you can’t get enough of Mid-Autumn Festival, get ready because there’s another celebration for the festival in Penang. That’s right! Mid-Autumn Festival will be returning with a bang at USM with the theme ⁠— A Gift In The Autumn Bliss.

Happening on 13th October 2019 (Sunday), you can expect plenty of stunning performances, eye-catching decoration, magnificent cultural exhibition, interesting games and delicious food. The best part of all, it is free entry and there are great prizes awaiting you! See you there!

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📍 Padang Kawad, USM Main Campus

📅 13th October 2019 (Sunday) | 🕑 11.00 am – 11.00 pm

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📍Padang Kawad, USM Main Campus

📅 13th October 2019 (Sunday) | 🕑 7.00 pm – 11.00 pm

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3. Tastefully Food & Beverage Expo

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Tastefully Food and Beverage Expo is heading to SPICE Arena once again this October! This mega event features endless mouth-watering food, ranging from favourite local to international and vegetarian cuisine. Of course, there will be interesting activities, exciting promotions and great deals that you might not want to miss out on! There’s something for everyone, you’ll never walk out with empty hands.

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

📅 4th October 2019 – 6th October 2019 | 🕑 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM

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4. Boba Festival

The first-ever Boba Festival in Penang will be held in conjunction with the Penang Coffee Festival! Bubble tea lovers can expect a vast variety of bubble milk tea options, boba-inspired food and desserts. Be sure to come and explore Penang’s thriving hip at Gurney Plaza on this 4th to 6th October 2019, only from 5 pm – 10 pm. If you’re a huge bubble tea fan, you can’t say no to this!

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Also, there will be a wide array of exciting activities ranging from workshops, games to demonstrations! However, there are limited spaces available for every workshop. So what are you waiting for? Make the registration now!

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

📅 4th October – 6th October 2019 | 🕑 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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5. Halloween Party @ The Top Komtar

If horror films like Insidious, Annabelle and The Conjuring are your cup of tea, then you shouldn’t miss out on this party. Dare yourselves to the freakiest Halloween at the tallest building in Penang! The Top Penang celebrates Halloween with decorations, parties, candies, costumes and trick-or-treating. A series of performances and activities will make your Halloween night a memorable one.

📍 1, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000 George Town, Pulau Pinang

📅 26th October 2019 | 🕑 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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6. MATTA Fair Penang

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The popular Matta Fair needs no introduction from us. If you’re planning for a vacation or seeking cheaper flights, please head over to MATTA Fair. They have tonnes of the exclusive deal and you can even walk away with prizes! Be spoilt for choice as Matta Fair has travel packages that cater to everyone’s needs as well. From cruises to flights and destinations, MATTA Fair has it all.

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

📅 11th October – 13th October 2019 | 🕑 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

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7. Penang Coffee Festival

#1 Coffee Weekend

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In conjunction with the Penang Coffee Festival, several activities with the elements of coffee and art will be held during the Coffee Weekend. Be sure to check out the Artisan Coffee Market that features 20 coffee roasters and baristas from local and ASEAN to showcase different hand brewing methods of coffee.

Moreover, you can even grab custom-made merchandise ranging from ceramic coffee cups and tote bags for yourself or loved ones. Besides that, there is also a series of workshops lined up, like the Cupping Workshop, Hand Roasting Workshop, Coffee Filter DIY Workshop, and Little Barista Workshop.

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📍 Jetty35, Weld Quay

📅 4th – 6th October 2019 | 🕒 10 AM – 7 PM

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#2 Reading Weekend

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Coffee and reading are always perfect partners for a relaxing time, don’t you agree? So if you’re still wondering what to do during the weekend, go for the Coffee & Reading Festival! A bevy of activities featuring the blend of coffee and reading culture awaits you at the 3-day event, from 4th October to 6th October. It’s time to stay away from your gadgets and start reading while sipping on the coffee.

📍 Jetty35, Weld Quay

📅 11th – 13th October 2019 | 🕒 10 AM – 7 PM

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8. Penang Pink October

For those who didn’t know yet, breast cancer is actually the most common cancer among women in Malaysia. This year, Gleneagles Hospital is teaming up with Gurney Plaza to promote Breast Cancer awareness in conjunction with the Pink October. There will be Breast Cancer Health Talk, Pink Yoga and performance. Ladies, if you want to know more about breast cancer, there’s no time like the present!

📍 170, Gurney Dr, Pulau Tikus, 10250 George Town, Penang

📅 13th October 2019 | 🕒 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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9. Trick or Treat @ Straits Quay

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Trick or treat anybody? Straits Quay’s All-Time Favorite Trick or Treat is back again on 26th October at 7:30 PM. Have a mons-terrific Halloween this year by filling up your pumpkin basket with candies in your horrifying costumes! Remember, the horrifying the costume is, the better! Don’t forget to bring your little ones as the first 100 children to complete the quest will receive a mystery gift.

📍 Market Street 2, Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang 10470 Tanjong Tokong, Penang.

📅 26th October 2019 | 🕒 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

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10. HOMEDEC

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Hey Penangites! It’s time to list down all your house essential needs as HOMEDEC Penang is back! This huge furniture fair is ideal if you don’t want to fill your home with items from Ikea or maybe just need some inspirations. In addition to a variety of home products, visitors are also bound to enjoy their visits with many exciting highlights including games and giveaways. Do check them out!

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

📅 4th October – 6th October 2019 | 🕑 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM

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Click here to pre-register your visit.

11. Pink October Fun Run 2019

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Pink October Fun Run 2019 is a Fun Run event held in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The objective of this event is to raise awareness among the society about the cause, prevention, and the treatments of breast cancer disease. Invite your friends and family to join them in helping women and get a free breast health guide as well! Click here to register.

📍 Queensbay Mall, 100, Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang

📅 20th October 2019 | 🕒 7:00 AM

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List: Top 11 Fun Events Happening in Penang October 2019

Finally, we’ve come to the end of the article. We hope you have a better October with this monthly event guide! 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! Thanks!

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