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Upcoming Events

  • Mack is Back!
    Venue: Distant Relatives Ecolodge and Backpackers, Kilifi
    Date: 5/5/2017
    Time: 18:00- 22:00
    Timiza Lengo Company and Distant Relatives have been able to get Mackinlay, infamous Kilifi trumpeter, founder of the Nairobi Horns Project and the current jazz king in Nairobi, out of his tight schedule to come for an evening gig in Kilifi. Join us for a wonderful jazzy experience mixed in with pop and funk under the stars with Mack whose horn has been blowing audiences away all over East Africa.
    Mackinlay Jazz Pop House
  • Hikemaniak Gatamaiyu Riverline Trek
    The Gatamaiyu Riverine Walk in Gatamaiyu Forest, part of the larger Kereita Forest, is unlike any other hike close to Nairobi. Situated about 55km from Nairobi, the 4722 hectare Kereita forest is an indigenous forest at the southern-most end of th……

  • Lake Elementaita 2nd Edition Getaway at Ksh.5050/= Pps
    We Kipfit Adventures are inviting you for an amazing Elementaita Getaway 2nd Edition at Elementaita Viewpoint Lodge at the shores of Lake Elementaita on August 26th-August 27th at Ksh.5050/= all inclusive per person sharing….

  • The Rising of the Phoenix – My Role in Leadership
    A close friend shared these words recently, ‘The most beautiful place is Rock Bottom;…”
    How do you rise to be great again after you fail?…

  • 2 Days Masai Mara Migration Safari for only(9500/-)pp
    “Adventure beyond words…”#ExploreAfrica
    A fantastic 2-days tented safari to Kenya’s Masai Mara Reserve, one of Africa’s best game viewing destinations!…

  • 2days 1Night maasai mara wildebeest migration safari @9500 only
    No one needs introduction to the Mara Wildebeest migration. We have all seen it on discovery channel and its amazing to watch the animals. Here is an opportunity to……

  • SGR Mombasa 3Days 2Nights @8,500
    SGR 3Days 2Nights Mombasa Holiday @8,500. Kids between 3-
    12yrs @5,000
    Before Schools open, get a chance to relax at the Beach with this affordable Package to Mombasa….

  • Magoso School Kibera artistic Cultural Exchange Spain-Kenya
    Wanny Angerer in Moving Cultures/ CULTURAL STOPOVERS Kenya Red de Organizaciones Musicosociales Redomi Spain Artistic Exchange Kenya…

  • KIDUM Live in Concert Thursday Nite Live at J’s Westlands
    We proud to feature a return appearance on the Thursday Nite Live stage by one of East Africa’s favorite vocalists KIDUM. His profile is below….

  • Great Migration Safari – 2017
    Come experience the greatest annual event in the animal kingdom during this exceptional 12 day safari through the Maasai Mara!…

  • Kwanza Toastmasters Meeting No. 836

  • Annual Events and Festivals


    • Kenya Golf Championship – Annual championship is part of the European Challenge Tour and features over 100 professional players from around the world (


    • Kenya Safari Rally (KCB Safari Rally) – Considered to be one of the world’s toughest rally’s, drivers come from around the world to race in the 2-day, Kenyan leg of the FIA African Rally Championship (


    • Madaraka Day (June 1st) – A national holiday to celebrate the start of self-rule from the United Kingdom in 1963.
    • Safari Sevens (Rugby) – An annual, international, rugby sevens tournament held in Nairobi since 1996, and run by the Kenya Rugby Football Union (



    • Kenya Music Festival – Regional music champions from schools and universities across Kenya perform set pieces, folk songs, choral music, and original pieces.



    • Moi Day (October 10th) – National holiday to celebrate the accomplishments of Kenya’s second President, Daniel arap Moi.
    • Kenyatta Day (October 20th) – National holiday to celebrate the memory of Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya’s first president.
    • Kenya International Film Festival – Annual film festival, features African and international productions, around a certain theme, at various Nairobi cinemas (
    • Nairobi Marathon – Thousands of runners compete in this annual 42 KM marathon (also includes 21 km half marathon, 10 km road race and a 2.5 km family fun run (


    • Crafts of Africa – Annual Christmas season, African craft and art show at the Sarit Centre. Includes a range of exhibitors selling everything from wood carvings to blown glass.


    • Taste of Nairobi Festival – Annual outdoor festival that includes live music and entertainment, food and beverage vendors, business displays, and arts and crafts (
    • Kenya Music Week – Held annually at the Sarit Centre, and showcases a range of Kenyan artists (
    • Jamahuri Day (Independence Day) (December 12th) – National holiday to celebrate Kenya’s establishment as a republic in 1964.