10 Events That Are Taking Place in Penang This September 2017 

Before you start complaining about the lack of activities and events in Penang, we are here to prove you wrong again.  From Penang Street Food Festival, KPOP Sensation 2017 to Ferringhi Beach Challenges, here are 10 Events That Are Taking Place in Penang This September 2017 that you will not want to miss. September is sounding too good to be true already!

#1 4PAWS Pawathon 2017

Pawathon Penang
cr: Penang Animal Welfare Society

4PAWS Pawathon is in its 4th edition this year. A friendly and charity run for dog owners and their fur kids while doing good deed!

Entry form will be available at
1. Corgi & The Gang Pet Cafe
1. Fox Butler
2. Furry Kids
3. 4PAWS ( 2-5pm Sunday only )

Where? Straits Quay Penang

When? 24th September 2017 (Sunday)

Register HERE

#2 Kpop Sensation 2017 ~ Kang Gary & Jessica

K-POP Sensation
cr: K-POP Sensation

If you are a fan of the Kpop then we are sure here is something will catch your eye! The day you’ve been waiting for has finally come, #KangGary & #JessicaJung is here in Penang Malaysia with their first concert!

Where? Setia Spice (PISA)

When?  16 September 2017

Buy ticket HERE.

#3 Penang Street Food Festival – 60th Merdeka Celebration

Penang International Food Festival
cr: Penang International Food Festival

The return of the festival brings you extraordinary highlights. Visitors will be taken back in time to the 70’s where foodies can enjoy unique delicacies enhanced by nostalgia for two consecutive days. Streets such as Lebuh Pantai and its adjacent roads Lebuh Downing, Lebuh Bishop, Lebuh Gereja and Gat Lebuh Gereja will be transformed, leading you down memory lane of the good old days.

More than 100 hawker stalls will be featured at the Penang Street Food Festival, with a selection of Malay, Chinese and Indian cuisines. Famous must-eats from both the mainland and the island will be brought together, giving you the chance to taste them all at one place!

Where? Lebuh Pantai, 10300 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

When? 1 September 2017 – 2 September 2017

#4 Comic Fiesta Mini 2017 [Official Event Page]

Comic Fiesta
cr: Comie Fiesta Penang

Comic Fiesta Penang, the most fun Animation, Comic and Games event is back! A bite-sized version of Malaysia’s largest comic and cosplay event,  this event set to amaze fans for yet another year.

Where? Straits Quay

When? 9 September 2017 – 10 September 2017

#5 Thai Festival 2017

Thai Festival 2017
cr: Thai Festival 2017

Sawadee Krup! Eat and play as if you’re in Thailand!

Come treat yourself to the astonishing Thai Festival at Town Hall, Penang while enjoying varieties of authentic Thai food accompanied with lines of cultural performances and activities!

Where? Padang Kota Lama

When? 8 September 2017 – 10 September 2017

#6 Ferringhi Beach Challenge

Ferringhi Beach Challenge
cr: Ferringhi Beach Challenge

It’s an event to promote a healthy lifestyle, build fitness, teamwork and resillience. It’s also both a fun and friendly challenge to promote Penang’s most talked about beach.

Where? Bora Bora Beach Restaurant & Bar, Penang

When? 24 September 2017 at 7 AM – 12 PM

Register HERE.

#7 Penang International Green Carnival 2017

 Penang International Green Carnival
cr: Penang International Green Carnival

Penang International Green Carnival is the biggest platform for environmental education in Northen Malaysia that presents green solutions, strategies and practices. Come together to raise environmental awareness, motivate people to tackle climate change and create a net impact on fighting climate change.

Where? Setia Spice (PISA)

When? 9 September 2017 – 10 September 2017

#8 Relay for life

RELAY for LIFE Penang
cr: RELAY for LIFE Penang

Relay for Life is a worldwide movement that aims to spread the key messages about cancer as well as raise much needed funds for cancer services. It started in USA, under the American Cancer Society, and is now held in over 20 countries around the world.

In addition to all the entertainment, food, and other stalls which fill the Youth Park field, there is a track which teams and individuals take turns to walk around (Relay for Life!). The sixteen hours of ‘relaying’ symbolise the journey of a cancer patient and the non-stop fight against cancer.

Where? Stadium Olahraga Usm

When? 30 September 2017 – 1 October 2017

More info HERE.

#9 Jam Sesh (Music . BBQ . Skate)

Jam Sesh (Music . BBQ . Skate)
cr: Hin Bus Depot

Join Josh Mosh at Hin Bus Depot on Sept 10, he will be playing some tunes on that night. BBQ Pit will be ready by 7.30 at the Mural Garden. Bring your skates, friends and family.

Where? Hin Bus Depot

When? 10 September 2017

#10 World’s Biggest Eye Contact Experiment 2017: Penang

World's Biggest Eye Contact Experiment 2017: Penang
cr: Viibrant

Where has human connection gone? Let’s share a minutes eye contact with strangers in public to rebuild our sense of shared humanity in cities all over the world!

This is the first time Penang is participating global eye contact experiment to rebuild our sense of human connection by sharing a minutes eye contact.

Invite   friends and family you think would love to be a part of this unifying event. The aim is to involve every country in the world to participate in this global event so let’s represent Malaysia with flying colours!

Where? Occupy Beach Street, Beach Street, 10300 George Town, Malaysia

When? 24 September 2017

Get ticket HERE.



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