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Occupy Beach Street, Penang

on 28/11/2014 918

Project Occupy Beach Street initiatives temporarily close streets to automobile traffic so that people may use them for healthy and fun physical activities like walking, jogging, biking dancing and social activities.



Project Occupy Beach Street divides the current “Car Free Day” into 4 unique Zones. Each different zone will be supported by different activities. Activity providers will encourage to brighten up the route and to help meet the many physical activities and community - building goals associated with Project Occupy Beach Street. In exchange for their participation, activity providers were able to publicize their organization and business with no cost or very low cost.


Objectives


1. To promote Penang as an eventful tourist destination.


2. To uplift the business growth in Georgetown area.


3. To create a safe platform for the public to view the Heritage area.


4. To popularize the idea of healthy living.


5. To emphasise the importance of social interaction.


6. To create further awareness on the Eco Friendly Concept.


7. To introduce and promote local creation.


Project Occupy Beach Street is in conjunction with Penang Car Free Day. The area around Beach Street in George Town will be and closed and dedicated to the public every Sunday from 7am-1pm. Exciting activities ranging from heritage discovery walk, sports, games, performances and many more are awaiting for you to explore!



The weekly cultural, art & crafts market will be occupied part of Beach Street too, so shop yourself silly for local accessories, souvenirs, handmade products and more. Join us and share the fun of PENANGITES!




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Endorsed by: Penang State Government & Municipal Council of Penang Island/Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang (MPPP)

Supported by: Penang Global Tourism (PGT) & Penang Green Council (PGC)

Organized by: Today Lifestyle Marketing

Co-organized by: LUMA & The Whiteaways Acrade

Location: Lebuh Pantai, Lebuh Bishop, Lebuh Gereja & Gat Lebuh Gereja

Date: Every Sunday

Time: 7:00AM – 1:00PM