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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
  • Personal & Business Finance Strategies for Entrepreneurs
    How you handle your personal finances can greatly impact how you handle your business finances.
    This workshop is designed to provide you with the tools you need to ensure you are managing your finances well enough for business growth….

  • Navigational Training Evening
    Multiple Kenyan rally and rally raid winning codriver Tim Jessop is offering to share his knowledge and experience with drivers, riders and especially codrivers on how to get the most out of your navigational equipment….

  • UANI featuring Bensoul
    After a successful debut edition that featured Ayrosh, SERRO is pleased to announce the second edition of UANI featuring the loverman Bensoul254 as the guest act….

  • Ole Satima Challenge Hike I Mt Kenya pre hike
    Early morning departature from Nairobi
    Embark on Satima summit Hike up the Alpine Moorland Zone to the highest peak in the Aberdares Satima standing at 4001m ASL…

  • Prenatal Yoga & Relaxation
    Treat your body and your mind with this amazing combination of prenatal yoga and relaxation.
    This time we partner with Sheila, who normally teaches at Acacia Studio. She was my yoga teacher during both my pregnancies – and I just love her. After ……

  • Oversimplification of Her Beauty film screening by AVANT Cinema.
    A film without a precise beginning, middle or end, an Oversimplification of Her Beauty is an experimental hybrid narrative-animation documentary that dives into the mind of its creator- director Terrance Nance as he tries to answer two questions; ……

  • Valentine Weekend Getaway at Nokras Riverine Sagana
    Get her away at Nokras Riverine Resort & Spa!
    Located on the hills of Sagana, Nokras Riverine Resort & Spa is within easy reach for most leisure and business travelers. The Resort offers a unique combination of a hotel and of a residence experienc……

  • Valentines Offer:- 2 Days Sagana Camping & Rafting
    JOIN us for the Sagana Splendid Adventure February 2018.
    3rd Edition.
    Its a Fun Filled Two Day Adventure and you will Immensely Enjoy Yourself and Network…

  • TembeaKenya;Ngare Ndare Forest Excursion on Feb 17; For 2990
    Following many requests…
    #TembeaKenya With #KenyaOutdoors continues to introduce affordable exclusive safaris/outdoors events……

  • Tafaria Castle X Lalanasi Edition 2
    Free Cake for Feb babies Free horse ride for everyone #PostValentine’s Edition is here!

  • 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.