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Events

Below are the most recent upcoming events in Nairobi, followed by a list of annual recurring events:

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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
    Description:
    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
  • PUBLIC SPEAKING workshop 2019
    ONE-DAY COURSE

    You will learn and practice: The foundation to being a great speaker

    The art of networking & self-introduction – Create and practice your “elevator pitch”…

  • January 2019 African Safari
    Join DC Bear Crue and Aquafest for the 2nd ANNUAL African Safari as we visit most of the top game reserves in all of Africa with #1 outfitter and tour operator, Abercrombie & Kent. This is one of the most exciting and private programs and your cha……

  • New Year In Zanzibar (6 Days Getaway)
    Zanzibar new year Beach Holiday 5 Nights 6 Days Road Trip 28th-2nd January 2018.
    Zanzibar is still the best kept secret in the Indian Ocean with its fascinating historical Stone Town and magnificent white sandy beaches. It is undoubtedly the Ultim……

  • Victoria Falls Platinum Safari Experience – Dec -2018
    PLATINUM LIFETIME EXPERIENCE!!!
    JOIN us for the Victoria Falls Platinum Safari Experience in DECEMBER 2018….

  • Furaha Camp 2018
    The 2018 Furaha Camp, will be the fifth (5) camp to be organised by WYA Africa. Furaha is the Swahili word for happiness. The camp will be hosted at the Kenyan countryside, in collaboration with Eagles Point Camp, in Elementaita, Kenya, along the ……

  • Kenya Fire Academy
    We partner with African governments, NGO’s, missionaries, schools and corporations to provide education and training to firefighters and local communities. We use Community Health Education (CHE) to teach firefighters and community members in Afri……

  • Advanced Supervisory Skills Certificate
    The goal of this comprehensive two-week programme is to provide managers with a range of essential supervisory skills that will help them to reduce the stress and improve the effectiveness of their role….

  • The Bizarre Bazaar Christmas Craft Festival 2018

  • 12th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing and the Environment
    The 12th AARSE International Conference, AARSE 2018, Earth Observations and Geospatial Science in service of Sustainable Development Goals will be held in Alexandria, Egypt, at the Arab Academy of Sci…

  • Urban Culture
    Urban Culture focuses on trends, arts, entertainment & lifestyle – the urban way of life. Urban Culture is an annual fun event for art and urban mixed media scenes. It offers a place for creating art and finding innovative ways to blend cultures, ……

  • Annual Events and Festivals

    March

    • Kenya Golf Championship – Annual championship is part of the European Challenge Tour and features over 100 professional players from around the world (http://kenyaopengolf.com/).

    April

    • 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 (http://www.africanrallychampionship.com/).

    June

    • 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 (http://safarisevens.com/).

    July

    August

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

    September

    October

    • 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 (http://www.kifftrust.org/).
    • 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 (http://www.nairobimarathon.com/).

    November

    • 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.

    December

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