Merdeka Parade 2018

Date: August 31, 2018
Time: 8:30 am
Venue: Esplanade, Jalan Padang Kota Lama

This year, Malaysia will be celebrating its 61st year of Independence.  The annual Merdeka Day Parade is organised by the Penang State Government with more than  150 contingents representing various government agencies such as the State Secretary, JKR,  MBPP, MPSP, District Office, PDRM, Bomba, Angkatan Tentera Malaysia, ambulance, RELA, Scouts and many more will be taking part in the parade.


Road Closure:

NOTICE: Several roads in George Town will be closed to motorists from 6.30am to 12pm on Wednesday (29 Aug) and Friday (31 Aug) in conjunction with the state-level National Day 2018 parade rehearsal and actual day celebration.

Roads affected:
Lebuh Farquhar-Lebuh Leith junction, Lebuh Farquhar-Lebuh Light, Lebuh Light-Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, Lebuh King-Lebuh Bishop junction, Weld Quay-Lebuh Chulia, Lebuh Pantai-Lebuh Chulia traffic lights, Jalan Mesjid Kapitan Keling-Lebuh Chulia traffic lights and Lebuh Light-Jalan Mesjid Kapitan Keling, Lebuh Downing-Weld Quay, Weld Quay-Gat Lebuh Cina, Lebuh Gereja-Lebuh Pantai, Gat Lebuh Cina-Lebuh Pantai and the roundabout at Lebuh Pantai.

Post Author: Sharon Hoo