Events in August

August 2022 EVENTS
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Prep your stomach and celebrate Penang's legendary foodscape at the Penang International Food Festival! Expect the Festival’s landmark events like Street Food Festival and Taste of Penang and keep an eye out for various mini-festivals and pocket events scheduled to add some oomph to the Festival. Follow the Festival’s Facebook for updates.

Dates: 20 to 28 August



Laugh out loud with Penang-born stand-up comedian Gajen Nad in his brand new stand-up comedy special, Professional Mixed Breed! His first special after 10 years of doing stand-up comedy, Gajen Nad is ready to bring down the house with laughter.

Dates: 12 & 13 August

Time: 9pm 

Venue: Loft 29

Fee: from RM65



Jawatankuasa Pembangunan Wanita dan Keluarga (JPWK) and Pusat Khidmat KADUN Tanjong Bunga are organising a flower arrangement class, perfect for flower lovers, art enthusiasts, or those who are looking to turn their career dreams into creative reality.

Dates: 28 August

Time: 2pm–5pm 

Venue: Pusat Khidmat KADUN Tanjong Bunga

Fee: RM10


Penang Math Platform is organising Singapore Bar Modelling Workshop, where students will be taught the bar modelling technique, a simple but powerful visualisation tool that is commonly used for problem-solving. After mastering bar modelling, they’ll be able to understand Math questions better, break down complex word problems and solve them step by step and more. 

Dates: 13 August

Time: 9am–12pm (7-9 years old) and 1pm–4pm (10-12 years old)

Venue: Penang Math Platform

Fee: RM20



Love Penang Run is now open for registration! Show your love for Penang and join the 5-km fun run with your friends and family, set to take place in George Town! Each participant is entitled to a t-shirt, finisher's medal and e-certificate. Love Penang Run is organised by the Penang state government and co-organised by the Penang State Sports Council and Penang Forward Sports Club. The deadline for registration is 5 August 2022. 

Date: 14 August

Time: 7:00 am (Flag Off)

Starting Point/Ending Point: Beach Street

Fee: RM17

Distance: 5-km Fun Run

Registration closing date: 5 August 2022



Hin Bus Depot and Alliance Française de Penang presents the screening of Peau D'ane, a lovingly crafted, wildly eccentric adaptation of a classic French fairy tale directed by Jacques Demy. The movie follows a princess who must go into hiding as a scullery maid in order to fend off an unwanted marriage proposal—from her own father, the king. 

Dates: 17 August

Time: 8pm 

Venue: Hin Bus Depot

Ticket: RM10 each (RM7 for AF members).



Penang Green Council together with The Langur Project Penang is organising Let’s Sembang & Explore, an educational visit to the rainforest of Penang. Expect to see the rainforest through the eyes of a langur and learn the significance of Penang’s flora and fauna under the guidance of educators Ahmad Uzeir (Penang Green Council) and Jo Leen Yap (Langur Project Penang). Suitable for adults aged 18 years old and above. The registration closing date is 12 August so register your slot today!

Date: 20 August 

Time: 8:30am–12:00pm 

Venue & Meet-up point: Taman Rimba, Teluk Bahang Recreational Park

Registration Fee: RM30 (RM10 discount for Penang Green Citizen Members. Inclusive of light refreshments, e-cert & guided activities)

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Run for the Penang Deaf Association and help build a world without barriers for the deaf community. The Colourful Run is organised by the Penang Deaf Association in support of the education and development of the deaf society. Each participant is entitled to a t-shirt, face mask, hand sanitiser and fridge magnet. Finisher medals and e-certs will be awarded upon completion of the run.    

Date: 25 September

Time: 7am 

Venue: 1st Avenue Mall

Fee: from RM50