Exciting and Diverse Events Taking Place in Kenya in December

Exciting Events in Kenya December: Festive celebrations, cultural festivals, music concerts, holiday events, year-end festivities, December happenings.

Gear Up for a December Extravaganza! Tis the season to celebrate, and we've crafted a jolly lineup of fantastic events. As we step into the festive month of December, there's no room for boredom. Get ready to dive into a festive lineup that promises to add sparkle and joy. Let's plan your trip with our amazing accommodations during these events.

1. Dhow Festivals Lamu

From 30th November to 2nd December set sail on a voyage of discovery as the Dhow Festivals grace the shores of Lamu. These festivals, held at various times throughout the year, showcase the beauty and significance of traditional dhows, once the backbone of Kenya's maritime trade. Witness Dhow races, Swahili culture celebrations, donkey races, boat parades, artisan market and henna art.

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2. 113 Shujaa Diani Triathlon Diani

On the 3rd of December, athletes from around the globe will converge to compete in a gruelling race that combines swimming, cycling, and running. Prepare to be challenged and captivated by the 113 Shujaa Triathlon, an exhilarating test of endurance set against the breathtaking backdrop of Diani Beach.

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3. Folk Fusion Wanderlust Jangwani Sagana

On the 8th and the 9th, let the rhythms of December's Folk Fusion transport you to a world of cultural harmony. Experience the soulful melodies of Kenyan folk music, the electrifying beats of traditional African rhythms, and the innovative fusion of contemporary genres.  

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4. Blankets & Wine at Laureate Garden Moi International Sports Center 12:00pm to 12:00am 

On 17th December, escape to the enchanting ambiance of Blankets & Wine, a festival dedicated to music, food, craft and fashion. Spread out your blanket and let the soulful melodies of live music fill the air, and enjoy the company of friends and fellow music enthusiasts.

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5. Beneath the Baobabs Festival Kilifi 30thDec - 1st Jan 

Cross-over the new year at Beneath the Baobabs Festival (formerly Kilifi New Year) held annually in the vicinity of the iconic baobab trees. Embrace the serenity and beauty of nature at this unique event, and enjoy traditional music and dance performances. Witness the majestic baobabs, some over 2000 years old, as they stand as silent sentinels of the coastal landscape.

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