Pesta Pulau Pinang Festival
The Pesta Pulau Pinang Festival is an annual fun filled fair and trade show organized by the Penang State Financial Department under the Tapak Pesta and Expo units, during the month of December. The festival is one of the most exciting and colourful Penang events and attracts hordes of visitors to the city. The festival which usually extends for a whole month is a great place to celebrate the Chinese New Year in Malaysia. If you want to experience local Malaysian culture and its diversity, there cannot be a better event than the Pesta Pulau Pinang Festival.
This family oriented trade show has an array of festivities and entertainment segments which can be enjoyed by young and old alike. The Pesta Pulau Pinang Festival usually includes many colourful outdoor activities such as concerts, parades, beauty pageants, cultural performances, boxing tournaments, art and craft exhibitions, fun rides and games. The carnival starts in the evening and goes on till late at night, the perfect setting to enjoy the many performances, shows and stalls.
The Pesta Pulau Pinang Festival is also a great place to indulge in some shopping and once your retail therapy is complete you can savour some delectable Penang delicacies from the many food stalls at the carnival.