For those who are planning to visit Penang, night market should one of your “must visit” places. They serve the needs of the surrounding community. What you can expect on sale there are low-cost merchandise of daily usage, such as cheap clothes, kitchen utensils, personal grooming products, and other bric-a-brac. It is one of the places where you can still see pirated DVDs being sold in the open – though the vendors are on guard for the arrival of enforcement officers.
Penang’s nightmarkets make a lively and enjoyable outing for the whole family. Herewith the list of popular night markets that located in Penang and Butterworth.
penang night markets, Monday, Macallum Street Night Market
This market is a Monday and Thursday night maze of street food, cheap clothes, accessories and home necessities. If you’re at Penang Macallum for a grab-and-go dinner, rest easy on their grilled satays, pickled nutmegs, char kuoy kak, yong tau foo, lor bak, bubble teas and more, opening hours: Every Mon & Thu, 7pm-11pm. Otherwise, there’s always t-shirts, cute bangles, handphone covers and shoes to splurge on.
Night market name: Macallum Street Night Market
Address: Lintang Macallum 1, Pengkalan Weld, 10300 Penang.
Opening hours: Every Mon & Thu, 7pm-11pm
Penang Island Night Markets, Tuesday, Tanjung Bungah Market
Every Tuesday night, this market transforms into a bustling night bazaar filled with even more street snacks to enjoy like ban chang kuih (crispy pancakes), nutmeg juice and homemade cakes. Remember to bring lots of small change. This is the largest wet markets in Penang, expect a variety of stalls enticing its customers with local fruits, fresh produce and vegetables. While you’re at it, pick up a hearty nasi lemak, char kuay kak (stir-fried ricecake strips) or Hakka noodles for a breakfast on the go.
Night market name: Tanjung Bungah Market
Address: Jalan Sungai Kelian, 11200 Penang.
Opening hours: Daily, 9am-12noon (day market); Every Tue, 7pm-11pm (night bazaar)
– Macallum Street Ghaut
– Penang Relau
– Teluk Bahang
– Tanjung Bungah Market
– Lintang Slim
– Desa Green
– Farlim Night Market,
– Pantai Jerejak
– Kampung Selamat
– Jalan Thean Teik Night Market
– Paya Terubong
– Bayan Baru
– Jelutong Night Market (Taman Kheng Tian)
– Perak Lane
– Sungai Ara
– Balik Pulau
– Sungai Dua (Island) Night Market
– Paya Terubong Night Market
– Balik Pulau
– Sungai Nibong Bus Station
Everyday – Penang Batu Ferringhi ( The most popular night market with lots of tourist )
Butterworth Area Night Markets
Monday – Tesco Extra Nearby
Tuesday – Taman Bagan
Wednesday – Raja Uda ( The opposite of Kwong Wah Chinese Primary School – Recommended )，Seberang Jaya
Thursday – Mak Mandin，Sungai Dua ( Desa Murni Nearby )，Bagan Ajam
Friday – Permatang pauh
Saturday – Bagan Lallang，Taman Inderawasih
everyday – night market ‘uptown’ at Bandar Perda Bkt Mertajam