Penang Chinese New Year Celebration 2016



Date: 13 Feb 2016 (Sat)
Time: 4.00pm to 12.00am
Venue: Esplanade, Penang (Padang Kota Lama), Light Street, King Street, Penang Street, Church Street, Bishop Street, Bech Street & Armenian Street.

Organiser: Penang State Government
Co-organisers: Chinese Clan Council, The City Council of Penang Island (MBPP), Penang Global Tourism (PGT) and George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI)

Each year during the Chinese New Year, the public is anticipating the state’s annual Chinese New Year event – Penang Chinese New Year Celebration. It has become a norm for the Penangites to take to the streets and soak in the festive mood throughout the island with friends and family.

There are abundant of fun and interesting activities during the Penang Chinese New Year Celebration 2016. Not only you would be able to visit the ancient ancestral temples of different clans, you could experience traditional and cultural games and performances.

Mouth-watering street food and tantalizing treats await when you trip down the streets. At the same time, you could spectate impressive stage performances, art and cultural exhibition, and even witness the thrilling street performances by the buskers that will surely demand all of your attention and energy.

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