Kek Lok Si Display of Lights 2020

Kek Lok Si Display of Lights 2020

Temple of Supreme Bliss in the Hokkien dialect, Kek Lok Si Temple is a crowd puller and famous tourist’s attraction during the CNY. Annual display lighting showcases more than 10,000 lights. It is believed this act of faith will bring them peace, luck and prosperity.

Read: Question: What is Kek Lok Si Opening Hours

It is expected to attract thousands of well-wishers and tourists in ushering in the Year of the Pig.

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Kek Lok Si Display of Lights 2020

The glowing tradition which was considered one of the major events during Lunar New Year was to attract thousands of visitors yearly.

On Chinese New Year’s Eve on Feb, the 126-year-old monastery will be illuminated all the way up to the 33.6m-tall Kuan Yin statue and pavilion. From Jan 19 till Feb 21 2020. The temple will be open to the public from 7am until midnight. Usual Kek Lok Si Temple opening hours are from 8.30am to 5.30pm.

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Ticket Price & Activities Penang Hot Air Balloon 2020

Penang Hot Air Balloon 2020

The Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta will see 15 hot air balloons by international and local balloonists over the 2-day festival, together with family-friendly activities, creative workshops and many more.

  • Event Date: 1 Feb 2020 – 2 Feb 2020 (Saturday – Sunday)
  • Time: 7.00 am – 9.30 pm
  • Location: Padang Polo, George Town, 10450, Pulau Pinang.
  • GPS: 5.4182277, 100.3075207.
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Penang Hot Air Balloon 2020 Ticket Price

The event is FREE. However, there will be charges for certain activities, as follows:

  • Tethered Balloon Ride : RM50
  • Cold Inflation : RM5

On both days, three tethered balloons are open for rides to the public at RM50 per person while cold inflation (where anyone can walk into a balloon envelope that’s filled with cold air as it lies on the ground) is RM5 per person.

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There will be two tethered balloon ride sessions a day. Tethered balloon ride is chargeable at RM50 per person on first-come first-served basis. Tickets are limited to the first 150 persons (with numbered tags) in the queue and there will only be one ticket sold to each person. Numbered tags will be given out 30 minutes prior to the opening of the ticket counter. Tethered ride ticketing details are as follows:

Ticket Counter Operating Times:

  • 7.15am [tickets sold only for morning session]
  • 5.45pm [tickets sold only for evening session]

Additional Note

  • Tickets sold each day will be applicable for the particular day only, e.g. purchase of tickets on 1 Feb can only be used on the same day for the specific morning or evening session.
  • Children below 4ft are prohibited to ride the balloon due to safety reasons.
  • Tethered rides are subject to weather conditions.
  • Should weather conditions prohibit the ride, visitors can claim a full refund from the ticket counter within 3 hours of ticket purchase.
  • Safety is utmost priority, however passengers are to ride at their own risk.
  • Appropriate clothing is advised such as pants or shorts for the ride.

Event Schedule Penang Hot Air Balloon 2020

Penang Hot Air Balloon 2020

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Wow! Penang Durian Festival 2019

Penang Durian Festival 2019

Durian is one of the most popular fruit in Penang and it is a must try for all visitors. During this fruit season, there will be ample local fruits displayed to quench your appetite. There are many award winning durians in Penang. eg. Ang Hae, D16, Ang Jin, Ang Bak, D700 and etc.

Among the varieties found only in Penang is one called Felicia Khor, which is named after a loyal eater. It is bitter unlike any other clone and it comes from only one kampung durian tree on the island.

Locations :

  • Jalan Burma
  • Jalan Macalister
  • Jalan Anson
  • Anjung Indah Balik Pulau
  • Bao Sheng Durian Farm

Date: 01 Jun 2019 – 31 Jul 2019

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Among the classic durian clones offered in the package are Red Prawn, Kung Poh, Xiao Hong, Lipan, Capri, D11, D14 and Kacang Hijau.

Penang Durian Festival 2019

Penang International Food Festival 2019

Penang International Food Festival 2019

The Penang International Food Festival 2019 is an annual 16-day event, bringing you an exciting experience on Penang food and eating in Penang.

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Highlighting endless delectable choices and Penang’s cooking and food traditions, PIFF celebrates Penang as Asia’s food paradise, a food capital and most importantly, the recognition of our food heroes. PIFF is the place for food, stories, experience, culture and traditions.

Penang International Food Festival 2019

As illustrated in Anthony Bourdain’s ‘No Reservations’, Penang’s food scene is truly one of the world’s best. An experience unlike any other, eating in Penang consists of a combination of potent flavours, intoxicating aromas, buzzing sounds, and glorious sights.

Available at unique locations such as narrow back lanes, a stall next to an old mosque, a disused sawmill, and other distinctive venues, these exotic backdrops heighten the Penang food experience.

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The Path of Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta – Esplanade

One of the most Instagrammable moment @ The Path of Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta – Esplanade. See the path at Butterworth Art Walk lit up beautifully by mini paper hot air balloons. Lights on from 7pm-12am every night, come hang out, enjoy a lil’ picnic and get-together under this starry-starry path.

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The Path of Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta – Butterworth Art Walk:

  • Date: 30 Dec 2018 – 30 March 2019
  • Time: 7pm – 12am
  • Location: Butterworth Art Walk, Pulau Pinang

See a different sight of the path at the Esplanade just in a blink of an eye!

Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta (HAB Fiesta) returns! Here’s another chance for you to float above the Padang Polo (Polo Ground) in Penang on a hot air balloon. Held in conjunction with Chinese New Year, what better way to celebrate the festivity with your family and friends where there’s loads of fun and excitement for all ages on both days.

Read: Information About Penang Hot Air Ballon Fiesta 2019

This 2-day event is specially brought to you by the Penang State Government for visitors to have a one-of-a-kind experience. The annual HAB Fiesta sees over 100,000 visitors from around the region and abroad. There are 15 hot air balloons floating above and displayed, with special shaped ones.

Information About Penang Hot Air Ballon Fiesta 2019

Aside from the balloon displays, there is also the ‘night glow’ shows, free flying balloons and cold inflation where anyone can walk into a balloon envelope that’s filled with cold air as it lies on the ground.

Read: List of Hot Air Balloon Malaysia 2019

Other side activities and entertainment will also be organised throughout the event. Further details on the number of balloons, balloonists, special shaped balloons and so forth will be updated here soon. 

Baa baa black sheep. You can now ask him this 9 & 10 February at the Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2019 at Padang Polo Penang. Come meet Black Sheep! He’ll be around from 7am-9am and 6pm-9pm each event day.

PLEASE NOTE: All hot air balloons are weather dependent and may have to be taken down should the weather not permit