Dope Events To Help You End 2018 In Style!

As the year comes to an end and the festive mood is already noticeable; we are all on the look out for what fun things to do in Nairobi and its environs! For most people, this is a time to reward themselves with a little more play time, well earned gift or a break with friends or family out of town.

Here’s a list of events that should be on your radar if you are on leave, a December bunny back home from abroad or a fun-loving Kenyan who enjoys travel, food, wine, music, art, shopping among other cool things.

30 Under 30 at Kioko Art Gallery

Dates: Opening November 16th

Why you should attend: New names in the art scene such as @DeadAssAfrican and other young established artists like @Endo.patti.

My Kibra By Donwilson Odhiambo at Alliance Francaise

Dates: Runs till the end of November

Why you should attend: The photo exhibition seeks to show you different sides of Kibra and it is in support of a young talented Kenyan doing his thing.

AfriLove Fest at Ikigai Nairobi

Dates: November 18th

Why you should attend: AfriLove fest is worth checking out to hear what featured creatives in the design have to say about the space as well as to network with some design gurus such as Lulu Kitolo and the newly launched millennial woman focussed media company Kali Media team.

Greek Food Festival at DusitD2

Dates: November 16th to the 24th

Why you should attend: DusitD2 is a fine establishment with world-class restaurants and chefs. Your Instagram pictures will be great and the food will be another hit if your palate agrees with it.

The Errol Fashion Affair at Lord Errol

Dates: November 17th

Why you should attend: If you’ve been dying to go to Lord Erroll for a meal or a high tea you will be killing two birds with one stone!

Leleshwa Wine Tour at the Morendat Farm Naivasha

Dates: November 10th to December 15th

Why you should attend: A road trip that culminates to awesome food and delicious, it’s a chance for you and your crew to meet new people just in time for the December party season.

Lamu Cultural Festival in Magical Kenya

Dates: November 22nd to 25th 

Why you should attend: It’s the best time to visit the islands as its full of energy, people from all over and activities such as dhow racing, donkey rides and bands. All this is just putting it mildly Lamu and the festival all together will make you want to ditch city life.

African Fashion Pop Up at Xmas Box

Dates: November 3rd 

Why you should attend: To shop fire African brands such as Ichyulu

The White Cup Big Brunch at Various Restaurants Across Nairobi

Dates November 24th and November 25th 

Why you should attend: It’s brunch! Do we really have to tell you why? Apart from that you could win a once in a lifetime trip courtesy of White Cup and Eat Out if you are lucky.

3o Billion Concert at Uhuru Gardens

Dates: November 24th 

Why you should attend: Full line up here Davido Set to Perform at 30 Billion Concert

Koroga Festival at Uhuru Gardens

Dates: November 25th 

Why you should attend: Here’s two Skales and Salif Keita!!

An INSTASAFARI with photographer Kimty Dennis in Amboselli

Dates: November 25th

Why you should attend: Other than you get to capture your safari with one of our fave photographers @KimtyDenni this trip is affordably priced, you can rest assured you will not be breaking the bank.

2018 Nairobi Korea Fair at Trademark Hotel, Village Market

Dates: November 23rd to November 25th

Why you should attend:  For a wide range of Made in Korea products that will come in handy for Christmas gifts.

Nairobi Cocktails Festival 

Dates: December 1st and December 2nd

Why you should attend:  A world class mixology experience and cocktails from different bars await you.

Singles in the Wild at Hell’s Gate

Dates: Dec 1st 

Why you should attend: Trips with Turn up Travel are worth the hype and every cent too! And the obvious reason is to meet other singles like yourself especially if you fancy a little holiday romance.

Ngare Ndare with Travel Vlogger Wendy Watta 

Dates: December 1st

Why you should attend: A scenic expedition as you chase waterfalls and get some tips from travel writer and Vlogger Wendy Watta.

Tribal Chic at the Tribe Hotel

Dates: December 8th

Why you should attend: See the latest collections from Kenya’s top and emerging designers in a well conceptualised show at the Tribe Hotel, you will leave happy and satisfied. Worth every penny for sure.

Jameson Connect Party at the Waterfront

Dates: December 8th

Why you should attend: Another opportunity to see our local acts like King Kaka, NaiBoi and Nyashinski on stage and this year we get three international acts we have been dying to see… Designer, Stefflon and Bas.


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