7 Amazing Events You Can Expect From Penang Coffee Festival 2019

Hello foodies! If you love coffee as much as we do, here’s a piece of good news you shouldn’t miss! Penang Coffee Festival is finally here to captivate the heart of all foodies. It will be happening from 20 September to 13 October 2019 and there will be seven interesting events to attend. Want to know more? Well, you just need to scroll on ’cause we got all the information you will need.

7 Events You Can Expect From Penang Coffee Festival 2019

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The inaugural Penang Coffee Festival is slated to run from 20 September to 13 October 2019, spreading across different distinctive venues in Penang. Being one of the most highly anticipated events in Penang, it aims to bring together coffee lovers and provides a platform for all things coffee.

During the festival, you can enjoy, indulge and experience the different flavours and possibilities of coffee, as well as witness a showcase of coffee art by various renown baristas. Whether you are a beginner, coffee connoisseur, coffee geek, or key industry stakeholder, there will be something for you at the festival.

1. Penang Coffee & Desserts Festival 2019

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If you have a sweet tooth and a penchant for coffee, head down to the Penang Coffee and Desserts Festival 2019. The event will be held for three days, starting from 20th September until 22nd September 2019 at Gurney Paragon Mall. They will bring you a great variety of coffee and desserts from some of Penang’s most popular cafes and restaurants.

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Of course, there will be fun-filled and exciting competitions and workshops happening throughout the three-day event as well! Highlights include Coffee Painting Workshop, Tsum Tsum Icing Cookies Making Workshop, Latte Art Throwdown, live band performance and many more.

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📅 20th – 22nd Sept

🕒 10 am – 10 pm

📍 Gurney Paragon Mall | ℹ️ Facebook

2. Boba Festival

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The first-ever Boba Festival in Penang will be held in conjunction with 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, this event is made only for you!

📅 4th – 6th October 2019

🕒 5 PM – 10 PM

📍 Gurney Plaza | ℹ️ Facebook

3. The Coffee Lab

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If you want to experience coffee on a more intimate level, The Coffee Lab programme features a comprehensive line-up of cutting-edge talks and interactive workshops from industry experts, targeted at baristas, café owners, coffee specialists and entrepreneurs.

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Serious coffee lovers will also have the chance to witness avant-garde coffee art, gain the know-how on repairing a coffee machine as well as getting the top tips for setting up a café. You can register for your preferred workshops here.

📅 28th – 29th September 2019

🕒 10 AM – 10 PM

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4. When Coffee Meets Art

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If you want to learn about the history and art of coffee, look no further. Take a nostalgic trip back in time to soak in the timeless heritage and culture of Penang, accompanied by meticulously selected classic coffee and pastries that Penangites take pride in at When Coffee Meets Art, happening in conjunction with Penang Coffee Festival.

Besides, the critically acclaimed caricature artist Azmi Hussin will also be making a special appearance at When Coffee Meets Art to draw a portrait of visitors with coffee. You will be surprised at how coffee could blend so seamlessly with art!

📅 28th & 29th September 2019

🕒 5 PM – 10 PM

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5. Coffee & Art Week

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A meeting of two passions: coffee and art. Several activities with the elements of coffee and art will be held throughout the week in conjunction with the Penang Coffee Festival. 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.

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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.

📅 3rd – 5th October 2019

🕒 10 AM – 7 PM

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6. Coffee & 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, you can’t say no to this!

📅 11th – 13th October 2019

🕒 10 AM – 7 PM

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7. Coffee Music Party (Closing Ceremony)

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Last but not least, you can join the Coffee Music Party on 13th October 2019 at Seh Tek Tong Cheah Kongsi. There will be a closing ceremony performance as well. Trust us, you are going to have a good time there.

📅 13th October 2019

🕒 6 PM

📍 Seh Tek Tong Cheah Kongsi

7 Amazing Events You Can Expect From Penang Coffee Festival 2019

That’s the end of 7 Amazing Events You Can Expect From Penang Coffee Festival 2019! What are the events that you will be attending? Tell us in the comment section. For more information about the Penang Coffee Festival, you will need to check it out right here.

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