Hello everyone! It’s December and soon before you realize, it’s going to be 2020! Wow, time really flies and what is a better way to start a brand new year than to countdown with other fellow Penangites! From traditional Chinese-themed Manchu Bar to Hard Rock Hotel’s Poolside Party, the night sure will be memorable. Join the crowd at these 11 fabulous places in Penang to have a good start for the year 2020.
11 Fabulous Spots To Countdown For 2020
1. Manchu Bar
Being rated as one of the best spots for nightlife in Penang, Manchu Bar is a Chinese hidden bar that is located in Georgetown. This authentic Chinese bar serves drinks and food with the perfect blend of Eastern and Western cuisine. Try their creative Alcohol Boba Milk Tea to open up your world of Boba Tea! On top of that, listen to their live performance and enjoy a chill Countdown Night.
Address: 38 & 40, Jalan Pintal Tali, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Hours: (Open Daily) 11AM – 3AM
2. The Canteen At ChinaHouse
What better way is there than to funk your night up with the trio Leonard & Friends featuring Zelthri at The Canteen At ChinaHouse? As the longest cafe in Georgetown, this cafe serves up to 50 varieties of scrumptious cakes that you can’t resist but to order 2 for yourself. Apart from their mouth-watering menu, they are also one of the best spots for live music. Join them for a casual and funky night to welcome the New Year.
Address: 183B, Lebuh Victoria, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Hours: (Mon-Sat) 9AM-2AM | (Sun) 9AM – 12AM
3. Gurney Paragon
Yes, we just have to double emphasize that Phua Chu Kang (Gurmit Singh) is visiting Penang on New Year’s Eve at Gurney Paragon! Get excited for a night full of laughter as the famous comedian countdown with us for 2020. Together with Gurmit Singh, the renowned Hitsune Miku will be making her debut in Gurney Paragon so be prepared for some pop music!
Read Gurmit Singh Will Be Celebrating New Year Countdown At Gurney Paragon Mall
Address: (Festive Square) 163-D, Gurney Paragon Mall, Gurney Drive, 10250 George Town, Penang.
Hours: (Open Daily) 10AM – 10PM
4. The Top @ Komtar
Komtar is undoubtedly a must go place in Penang, but wouldn’t it be more fun to experience a New Year Countdown on this iconic building? This year, The Top located in Komtar will be having a Firework Countdown 2020 for you to experience the beauty of Penang from the 68th floor! Now you can tell people that you have experienced Penang on a whole new level.
Address: 1, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Hours: (Mon-Fri) 11AM – 8PM | (Sat-Sun) 11AM – 9PM
5. Out Of Nowhere
Out Of Nowhere is literally a hidden bar that is found inside Hold Up cafe! Which means it’s a perfect place to hide out from the bustle of Georgetown. Watch out for an orange refrigerator and you’ll open your door to a cozy bar to chill with your friends. Famous for its Penang-Inspired Cocktails, don’t forget to order and warm yourself up to get ready for a New Year.
Address: 73, Jalan Kuala Kangsar, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Hours: (Mon-Fri) 7PM-1AM | (Sat-Sun) 7PM-2AM | Closed on Tuesday
6. Neon Paradise Beach Party @ Rainbow Paradise Beach Resort
A fan of loud music to rock New Year’s Eve night? Join Neon Paradise New Year Countdown 2020 to party with some of the best DJs in town such as the iconic duo DJ Famy and Sai, the legendary Bale Ninety, Akim Koletzki and the list just goes on! Make sure to book early on Ticket2u because they will be cheaper and you get more rewards. Let’s go party party all night!
Address: 527, Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Tokong, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang.
Hours: (Open Daily) 24 Hrs
7. Hard Rock Poolside Party @ Hard Rock Hotel
Another lively spot to party like there’s no tomorrow is at Hard Rock Hotel! Guess what? DJ LadyAnna who was the 1st runner up for DJ Talent Search 2014 will be the DJ for the night, so get ready for some music to bless our ears. Purchase your ticket on Hard Rock Hotel website for this amazing countdown party which includes 2 drinks and a special party pack.
Address: Jalan Batu Ferringhi, 11100 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Hours: (Open Daily) 24 Hrs
8. Queensbay Mall
Photo: Queensbay Mall (Instagram)
Remember the snow that falls every year during December in Queensbay Mall? Well this year, Queensbay will be having a Shine Into 2020 Countdown Party that is going to snow! Experience a splendid snow fall with some rocking music performed by awesome thunderous music bands. And when the clock strikes 12AM, anticipate for some stunning fireworks by the sea!
Address: Queensbay Mall, 100, Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang.
Hours: (Open Daily) 10:30AM – 10:30PM
9. Bienvenidos Countdown Celebration @ Hompton Hotel
The new hotel in Penang, Hompton Hotel is going to have their first New Year Eve’s Countdown just outside of their in-house restaurant, Elementos Tapas & Lounge! They will be serving from typical Finger Foods to Chicken Lor Bak, while DJ Rachel will be shaking the night from 11PM – 1AM. On top of that, look forward to their open camp fire and complementary party pack that comes with the ticket!
Address: 533, Jalan C M Hashim, Tanjung Tokong, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang.
Hours: (Open Daily) 24 Hrs
10. Straits Quay
Have your dinner at Blue Reef or Chili Head and as the night starts to light up by firework at 12AM, why not enjoy this spectacular view by the sea? On this special day, Straits Quay will be bombarded with DJ’s music, live bands and dance performances to further jazz up the festive mood. So keep your phone fully charged and get ready to take some unforgettable videos!
Address: Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang 10470 Tanjong Tokong, Penang.
Hours: (Mon-Sat) 9AM – 1AM | (Sun) 9AM – 12AM
11. Juru Auto-City
With events that have attracted more than 10,000 people, Juru Auto-City has earned its name as the Biggest Celebration Location in Butterworth. This time, they will be having another exciting event for New Year’s Countdown 2020. They are inviting Ms. Auto-City winners Ms. Alicia, Ms. Ke Xin, and also SING!CHINA 2019 Malaysia Representative, Ms. Sujane! Food trucks will also be available, so come as early as 8pm to enjoy.
Address: 1688-F8, Jalan Perusahaan, Highway Auto-city, 13600 Perai, Pulau Pinang.
Hours: 8PM – Midnight
List: 11 Fabulous Spots To Countdown For New Year 2020 In Penang
We have come to the end for our list of ’10 Fabulous Spots To Countdown For New Year 2020 In Penang’, we hope you have enjoyed reading and hopefully it will be a useful guide to plan out a memorable Countdown. If you’ve got any suggestions, do let us know in the comment section! See you on the next post!
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