Events in September

September 2023 EVENTS
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Satisfy your taste buds at the St. Nicholas’ Home Food Carnival! This event goes beyond just a gastronomic experience—it is also an endeavour to ensure the continuity and enhancement of the home’s vital programmes dedicated to serving the blind community.

Date: 9 September

Time: 9am – 2pm

Venue: St. Nicholas’ Home, Penang (Entrance of Persiaran Midlands)


Experience a fun-filled day for the whole family while contributing to SMK St. Mark Butterworth’s fund to enhance its school facilities and services. Enjoy delicious food, exciting games and more at the St Mark’s Carnival.

Date: 23 September

Time: 9am – 4pm

Venue: SMK St. Mark Butterworth



Experience the colourful world of Batik, a complex textile art that is deeply rooted in Malaysia’s cultural heritage. Join the USM School of the Arts’ Batik workshop under the guidance of Puan Rosnah bt Ishak as you discover the traditional technique of wax-resist dyeing and create your own one-of-a-kind masterpiece.

Date: 23 September

Time: 3pm – 5pm VENUE Muzium & Galeri Tuanku Fauziah, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Fee: RM25 (Students); RM30 (Public)

Contact: +6011-362 51946 (Kavi) or +6019-935 5250 (Ezuang)



The Penang Yosakoi Parade 2023 will feature culture, dance and charity. Reminiscent of the Buenos Aires Carnival or New Orleans’ Mardi Gras, where dancers, floats and bands parade down the street in an all-out celebration street party, it will be a fun day out for family and friends, so mark your calendar!

Date: 16 September TIME 5pm – 12am

Venue: Karpal Singh Drive



Persatuan Penjana Kreatif Seni Teater Pulau Pinang (KREATER) will be organising "Festival Teater Tradisional Utara@Georgetown 2023" (FTTU 2023). This inaugural event will feature five main traditional theatre performances from three states in northern Malaysia, including jikey (Perlis); wayang kulit gedek and mek mulung (Kedah); Boria and Teochew opera (Penang). Visitors can also expect cultural competitions, games and more.

Date: 30 September – 1 October

Time: 9am – 11pm

Venue: Armenian Hall


Jabatan Kesenian dan Kebudayaan Negeri Pulau Pinang is organising “Program Menyemarakkan Seni Budaya” for arts and culture aficionados. The event will feature live performances, competitions, auditions, demonstrations, exhibitions and more.

Date: 1 – 3 September; 8 – 10 September

Time: Jabatan Kebudayaan dan Kesenian Negara, Pulau Pinang, 2180 Lintang P. Ramlee



The Board of Governors at St. Xavier’s will host “Nature at Play”, a solo art show by Michael Quah, to support the Learning Centre, which assists underprivileged students at St. Xavier’s.

Date: 22 – 24 September

Time: 11am

Venue: Heritage Centre, St Xavier’s Institution, Penang




The Penang Pet Lovers Fiesta presents a range of fantastic activities and contests spanning two days, including the “Beautiful Cat Competition” featuring both short-haired and long-haired feline breeds. Over 150 cats from across Malaysia will participate. The event also features a cat cage decoration contest, a fashion show and various other animal-related programmes.

Date: 22 – 24 September

Time: 10am – 10pm VENUE Kompleks Bukit Jambul

Contact: +604-645 6788




Penang Harmony Corporation (HARMONICO) will be organising “Penang Harmony Celebration 2023—Fostering Harmony in Diversity” in conjunction with National Day, Malaysia Day and the International Day of Peace. The campaign is aimed at celebrating harmony as the foundation of peace in our nation ever since its formation and involves various programmes that showcase Penang’s cultural and religious diversity, such as meditation workshops, interfaith dialogues, art exhibitions, etc.

Date: 31 August – 21 September