Top 10 Events Happening in Penang: August Edition

Have a Blast August Everyone

Looking forward to visit Penang soon? You are just on time as the most anticipated month is nearing. In today’s entry, we have listed Top 10 Events Happening in Penang: August Edition.

August YAY!

The month of August has been one of the months that most Penangites are looking forward to. In addition with the George Town Festival, there are many more events that are going to pump up the adrenaline inside you. So, don’t forget to add on these events to your to do in Penang list.

1- George Town Festival 2017

“George Town Festival is growing into a major Asian arts event” (International New York Times). First on our list is an annual, month-long celebration; George Town Festival 2017. Transforming the city as a global stage to commemorate arts, culture, heritage and community through hundreds of unique events each year. This one is so not to be missed out. It’s also one of the best Penang events in recent years.

Happening: 28th of July – 3rd of September

2- Butterworth Fringe Festival 2017

Next, Butterworth Fringe Festival 2017 is back for its third year and this time around with even more superb happening street events open for everyone. The aim of the festival is “to promote the development of both local and international art and culture by putting the spotlight on community and spaces.” (BFF 2017)

Happening: 12th – 13th of August 2017

More info on the event here.

3- Study in Australia & UK Education Fair

AUG Student Services Pennag brings the biggest Study in Australia and the UK Education Fair back in Penang this coming August! This is a life-time chance you should grab as they provide face-to-face counselling with over 40 institutions from Australia and the UK. Many more benefits awaiting for you guys!

Happening: 6th of August

More info here.

Read our detailed coverage of this event.

4- Next Blossom

Host by M’atural, an online potted plant in Penang that believes in letting the nature live in your home. The team has come up with two main events that respectively explore the enchanted and the possibility of nature, of plant and the journey of a new life, new elements for survival and the Next Blossom of life.

Next Blossom: The Existence We Value (Exhibition)

Debut Sharing Session on 29 July at 3pm.

Happening: 30th of July – 14th of August. 11am to 8pm.

More info.

Nest Blossom: The Enchantment (Performance)

Happening: 5th of August: 5pm – 6pm; 8pm – 9pm. 6th of August : 2pm – 3pm; 5pm – 6pm

More info.

5- Disney Tsum Tsum Summer Funfest

Remember when you use to sing along to all of the songs in your favourite Disney movie? Oh, our childhood was so hyped at that time.

Mark your calendar as there is a Tsum Tsum Summer Funfest happening from July until August. Heads up, Disney Tsum Tsum is the name of a range of collectible stuffed toys based upon Disney and Pixar characters.

Happening: 27th of July – 6th of August

6- Wayang di SINKEH

As you guys can tell by now, we at Penang Foodie had fallen in love so hard with this place. A guest house and a space for the arts in the heart of George Town; a perfect combination. Besides, with the

Besides, with the growing of art scenes in the city, Wayang di SINKEH has prepared a few performances. This is going to be awesome guys!

Lina & Lijah

Happening: 4th – 6th of August

The Storyteller

Happening: 11th – 13th of August


Happening: 18th-20th and 25th – 27th of August

More info.

7- The Largest Food Fair & Carnival 2017

The seventh event that is happening in August is The Largest Food Fair & Carnival 2017. Munch in the food in your tummy and at the same time donating for charity? You get the best of both worlds. Pstt..there are Halal and non-Halal food stalls available so you don’t have to worry much.

You get the best of both worlds. Pstt..there are Halal and non-Halal food stalls available so you don’t have to worry much.

Happening: 19th of August

More info.

8- George Town Toys & Comic Con 2017

Finally it is here guys. We have been waiting for this event to take place in Penang and yes, wish do come true! George Town Toys & Comic Con 2017 will feature some of the best DIY toys, Art Toys as well as Action Figures and not to forget, comics.

Happening: 18th -20th of August

More info.

9- TLM Food & Beverage Expo 2017

Moving on to our next event which involve MORE FOOD and will pretty much with MORE ZING. TLM Food & Beverage Expo 2017 will be having more than 100 exhibitors across the nation vary from gourmet restaurants to large scale manufacturers will be there to stimulate your taste bud!

Happening: 11th-13th of August

More info.

Read: Best Food in Penang Guide

10- Merdeka Parade 2017

Come and celebrate Independence Day of Malaysia in Penang!

August Here We Come!

In short, Penang is place that you should be visiting already!  Full of excitement, festivals and heaven of food that we guarantee you will never get tired of. We hope that this guide will do good for our readers.


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