Top 10 Events Happening in Penang in July

Make sure your July a fruitful one.

If you’re searching for great things to do in July, these Penang events in July are guaranteed to be a hit. From fun and exciting Bon Odori Festival to mouth-watering Penang Coffee & Desserts Festival, you won’t have any trouble staying entertained.

1. St. Anne’s Festival

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A 10-day prayer ritual that draws many believers from all walks of life. Witness a candlelight procession at Penang’s The Church of St. Anne, built in 1957.

When? 21 Jul 2017 – 30 Jul 2017

Where? St. Anne’s Church

2. Penang Bon Odori Festival


A traditional and merry Japanese festival that is celebrated with dance and lively drum performances to welcome the homecoming of ancestral spirits. The carnival-like atmosphere is made even merrier with stalls selling a variety of local and Japanese food, fireworks display, Japanese souvenirs, lively performances and games.

Where? Queensbay Mall Outdoor Car Park

When? 15th July 2017 6:00pm to 10:30pm

Visit here for more info.

3. PENANG RUN 2017

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When? Sunday, July 16 at 5:30 AM

Where? Esplanade, Penang Island

Visit here for more info and registration:

4. Penang Coffee & Desserts Festival 2017

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The festival is designed distinctively to celebrate the blossoming of vast varieties of the exotic coffee in addition to enhance and encourage the growth of the coffee and desserts industry in Penang.

The event features over 50 exhibitors, including experts and pioneers showcasing the lifestyle of urban coffee and desserts scene in Penang.

Highlights of the festival kick off with local craftsmanship, thrilling Latte Art Championship and Desserts Making Competition as well as the signature Food Truck Gathering Party that provides you a downtown gastronomic experience!

When? July 28 – July 30

Where? Gurney Paragon Mall

Visit here for more info.

5. Penang Anime Matsuri 2017

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Don’t miss the most anticipated 2017 anime event in Penang . The event featuring all day stage program, concert, workshop,,Cosplay Competition and many more!

When? 01 Jul 2017 – 02 Jul 2017

Where? Setia SPICE Convention Centre

Visit here for more info.

6. Walk the Talk: Street Festival

[tie_full_img]walk[/tie_full_img]Flood the streets as we explore the Oral Traditions and Expressions of George Town. Throughout Read, Sing, Speak, Write, explore the culture and stories of 14 communities in the lovely places. Watch the performances from national and regional performance groups!

A celebration that is full of stories to discover and explore! Bring along your family and friends to explore the hidden part of George Town with joys and laughters!

When? July 8 at 5 PM – 10 PM

Where? George Town, Penang, Malaysia – Unesco World Heritage Site

Visit here for detailed program and performance.


7. Penang Fun Experiences with Despicable Me 3


Minion fans can enjoying their free time at a “pop-up” fun spot in Seberang Perai. Exhibition enter through a tunnel arch at the Penang Fun Experiences with Despicable Me3 and be taken into plenty of Despicable Me3 themed photo opportunities, including a starlight cinema in Malaysia, enjoy Despicable Me and Despicable Me2 movies under shinning stars

When? June 22 – Sept 3, 2017

Where? Padang Dataran Pemuda Merdeka, Butterworth.

Related: Minion in Penang (Pictures)

8. Glo-Walk (A Walk in the Park)

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Deck yourselves out in glow-in-the-dark items to light up the dark by joining the 5km fun and exciting Glo-Walk. Additionally, there are many exciting programmes are lined-up for an exhilarating evening for you, your friends and family!

When? Saturday, July 22 at 6 PM – 10 PM

Where? Youth Park Amphitheater

Participation by donations (RM 100, RM50, RM20)

Visit here for more info.

9. XXL Pizza Eating Challenge 2017

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Like to eat? Come and challenges the eating XXL Pizza competition and win prizes up to RM 500!

When? 2.7.2017 3pm – 5pm

Where? Pizzaiola, Lot33 @ Prangin Mall Penang (SB Floor)

Visit here for more info.

Now Read: Top 20 Supper in Penang

10. Penang Hill Climb


When? July 23 at 6:30 AM – 11 AM

Where? Taman Belia Perbandaran P.Pinang Penang, Malaysia

Registration Fee: RM30

Visit here for more info and registration.

Now Read: Top 20 Supper in Penang

One Comment

  1. There’s also Georgetown Coffee Festival in 1st Avenue on July 7th-9th as well as Battle of the Barista Championship on 27th-29th July at Straits Quay if you’re curious about coffee in Penang

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