Top 8 Exciting Things To Do In Penang This August 2020

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Happy independence month my friends! Who would’ve thought that we could make it this far? However, please be mindful of your wellbeing ya! With that being said, although we can’t have our usual countdown and gathering this year, there’s still a bunch of other options that we can do to make the best out of this month.

8 Things To Do In Penang This August

1. Sunway Carnival Mall: ‘Hello, Tasty Treats’ Campaign

sunway carnival mall campaign
Photo: @penangfoodie

Here’s something for you deal lovers out there. Sunway Carnival Mall is hosting a “Hello, Tasty Treats” campaign where you can get up to 50% discount, buy 1 free 1 deals, and free drinks vouchers. All you have to do is spend RM50 on two receipts and redeem F&B cash or meal vouchers. Being the first 150 shoppers will gain you additional vouchers as well! Among the vouchers that you can get are for Kitea, BlackBall, Koong Woh Tong, TCRS, and Dave’s Deli. So save the date and check it out!

sunway carnival mall campaign
Photo: @sunwaycarnivalmall (Facebook)

Promotion Date: 7th – 31st August 2020

Address: 3068, Jalan Todak, Seberang Jaya, 13700 Perai, Pulau Pinang

Operation Hour: 10 AM – 10 PM (Daily)

Contact: 04-397 9888

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram 

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2. Mega Property Expo

If you love decorating your house, then you should really consider checking out this expo. Not only will you be able to browse through more than 300 brands, but early birds will receive unbelievable vouchers. Interior design enthusiasts will definitely find this one-stop destination dreamy.

Promotion Date: 7th – 9th August 2020

Address: 108, Jalan Tun Dr Awang, Bayan Baru, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang

Operation hour: 11.00am – 9.00pm

Contact: 012-777 7860

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram


3. Ang Ang’s Roastery

Nothing says a good me-time like vibing in an aesthetic cafe and enjoy a good cuppa joe. If you are really into this kind of setup, you will be glad to know that Ang Ang’s Roastery coffee shop will open up a new branch in Bukit Mertajam and it is nostalgically aesthetic. Choose a seat by their big window and watch the busy street as you unwind. Just look at these pictures, they speak for themselves!

Date: 8th August 2020
Address: 46, Jalan Arumugam Pillai, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang
Operation Hour: 10 AM – 12 AM (Daily)
Contact: 04-548 0616
Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

4. FamilyMart Karpal Singh Drive

family mart karpal singh drive
Photo: @rasa.antarabangsa (Instagram)

Almost everyone is excited about this. The long-awaited popular Japanese convenience store, FamilyMart, finally opened up an outlet in Penang! Apparently this is their 200th store in Malaysia and they are celebrating by offering customers 25% off selected products when you show to the counter that you liked their official Facebook page. August babies can even get a free sofuto ice cream on their birthday as long as they became a member. Honestly, even without the discounts, people will still crowd the store. It’s the udon counter you see.

family mart karpal singh drive
Photo: @scting89 (Instagram)

Promotion Date: 30th July – 23rd August 2020

Address: No.29C-01-19 & No. 29C-01-20, Maritime, Persiaran Karpal Singh, 11600 Jelutong, Penang.

Operation Hour: 7 AM – 12 AM (Daily)

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram


5. Kopi Tiam @ Bay View Hotel Buffet

A party without food is just a meeting. With that in mind, if you have a celebration coming up this month, spending on a buffet is the way to go. At Bayview Hotel, you can enjoy an eat all you can buffet every Sunday for only RM39 per person! Serving both local and international cuisine, you won’t get tired of eating! Book a seat in advance and have a great time at Eat All You Can Sunday Penang Delights.

Address: 25-A, Farquhar Street 10200 Penang Malaysia

Operation hour: 12.00 PM – 2.30 PMTags

Contact: 04-2633161

Link(s): Facebook

6. DIY Natural Skincare Workshop

diy natural skincare workshop
Photo: @craftarinapenang (Facebook)

Although most people have their own favourite skin products and routine, it wouldn’t hurt to learn doing it like the old days. Join the Craftarina DIY natural skincare workshop this month and gain control of what you put on yourself. In the workshop, you will be able to create a complete range of lip, facial, and even body care products using luxurious natural and organic ingredients! It is time to go back to the basics.

DIY Natural Skincare workshop
Photo: @craftarinapenang (Facebook)

Workshop Date: 15th August 2020

Contact: 017-204 1850

Link(s): Facebook | Website

7. Butterworth Digital Library (BDL)

Haven’t you heard? Pulau Pinang became the first state in the country to open up a digital library! Butterworth Digital Library (BDL) is now available for the public’s perusal! Thanks to this development, the library took us one step further towards upgrading Penang’s status into a smart state. Visitors will be able to choose around 5,494 books of different genres to read. Everything reading material is accessible using tablets that they have provided. So cool!


Address: Lebuh Benggali 1, Kampung Benggali, 12000 Butterworth, Pulau Pinang
Operation Hour: 8 AM – 10 PM (Daily)
Link(s): Facebook

8. Mykori Dessert Cafe

mykori august promotion
Photo: @mykoridessertcafe (Facebook)

Here’s another cafe that all of you cafe scouts out there need to check out this month. The popular Japanese shaved ice dessert cafe, Mykori, now offers 50% Off for the 2nd Purchase of Mini Kakigori when you purchase 1 Honeydew. Have a bowl of fancy and smooth shaved ice for once. The perfect solution to both quench your thirst and spruce up your Instagram feed.

Promotion Date: 1st – 31st August 2020
Address: 70-1-78 D’Piazza Mall, Jalan Mahsuri, Bayan Baru, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang
Operation Hour: 2 PM – 10 PM (Daily)
Contact: 016-478 8266
Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

Remember To Follow SOP At All Time

Despite having all of these amazing places to can visit, please remember friends that Penang is no longer a green zone. Moving about is fine as long as you remain faithful to the new norm and SOP. As usual, avoid crowded spaces and maybe keep a small portable hand sanitizer in your own bag. Stay safe friends!

Also Read: Sunway Carnival Mall Rolls Out 21 Food Deals In August With Buy 1 Free 1 And More

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