Nairobi, Kenya » Entertainment » Festivals

It is said that "Attending top-notch festivals in Nairobi is one of the best things to do in the world for fabulous entertainment". May it be music or food or any other traditional festival, one is sure to have a gala time either with friends or family. There are a variety of festivals to suit individual needs so you can plan your travel time accordingly. We have covered some famous festivals for your ready reference.

East African Art Festival

East African Art Festival is held every year by the Kenya National Museum. It is a three-day festival.

Address: National Museum, Museum Hill Road, Nairobi, Kenya

Kenyan Music Festival

A Kenyan Music festival is a famous annual festival of Nairobi, held at the Kenyatta International Conference Center.

Address: The Kenyatta International Conference Centre, P.O. Box 30746 - 00100, Nairobi, Kenya.

Cake Festival

In the Cake Festival, many professional and home-bakers prepare a variety of cakes and visitors can eat the cakes as much they want. The money collected from tickets is donated to different charities.

Address: Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenya International Sports Film Festival

Kenya International Sports Film Festival shows the synergy that exists between Sports and Film

Address: James Gichuru Road, Nairobi, Kenya.

Slum Film Festival

It's a platform for promoting and celebrating the talent of the people in slums.

Address: Chai Raod, Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenya Kite Festival

It is a family event that allows adults to relive their kids to learn something new and exciting through kite flying at a picnic-style event.

Address: Nairobi Polo Club Grounds Nairobi KE, Kenya.

Madaraka Day

The anniversary of self-government, Madaraka Day, is celebrated on 1st June every year.

Kenyatta Day

Kenyatta day commemorates the heroes who died fighting for independence, celebrated on 20th October every year.

Jamhuri Day

Celebrated on 12th December, Jamhuri Day commemorates independence since 1963.

Festivals or events held yearly in Nairobi

New Years Day

March - April
Good Friday and Easter Monday
Safari Rally Motor Sports

Labor Day

Madaraka Day

Nairobi International Show

Kenyatta Day

Jamhuri Day