Events and Festivals in Kota Kinabalu

List of Upcoming events in Kota Kinabalu, 2017


Events and Concerts occurring in Kota Kinabalu - September, 2017:

1. Borneo International Orchid Show – BIOS

Date-Time : Friday, 22 September, 2017 to Sunday, 24 September, 2017

Contact No. : +60 10 931 5123

Venue : Perdana Park, Sabah, Malaysia.

2. World Pharmacists Day 10K Run 2017 (Sabah)

Date-Time : Sunday, 24 September, 2017, 6AM - 10AM.

Venue : Likas Sports Complex, Kota Kinabalu.

3. Malaysia Day

Date : Saturday, 16 September, 2017.

Venue : Kotakinabalu.

4. Kota Kinabalu Business Workshop : The Unbeatable Business Model

Date-Time : Sunday, 3 September, 2017, From 6:30PM to 10:00PM

Venue : Eminent Hotel, Jalan Pintas Taman Masjaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah 88200 Malaysia

5. YouTube Monetization Workshop

Date-Time : Wednesday, 20 September, 2017, 7:00PM – 10:00PM Malaysia Time

Venue : AppsFlex SmartSpace Centre Lot D27, Block D, 2nd Floor, Donggongon Square Penampang Kota Kinabalu, Sabah 88500 Malaysia

6. Technical Theatre Essentials Workshop

Date-Time : Thusday, 14 September, 2017, 10:00AM – 4:30PM

Venue : Blackbox KK, 8th Floor, Suria Sabah Shopping Mall 1, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens Kota Kinabalu, Sabah 88000 Malaysia.


Events and Concerts occurring in Kota Kinabalu - October, 2017:

1. Mt. Kinabalu International Climbathon

Date-Time : Sunday, 15 October 2017, From 08:00 to 20:00

Contact No. : +60 88 232 121

Venue : Kinabalu Park, Kundasang, Sabah, Malaysia


Check out more events and festivals happening all around the year in Kota Kinabalu City :

  • Chinese New Year: Every year in the month of January-February, the Chinese celebrate their New Year in Malaysia by lighting up the streets, decorating their homes with lanterns, arranging cultural programmes in city halls and setting up stalls to sell goodies and Chinese delicacies.
  • Sabah Festival: Held in month of May, this festival celebrates individual language, traditions, arts and crafts, and way of living of Sabah ethnic groups.
  • Pesta Kaamatan: During this festival, which takes place during first week of May, the Magavau ritual is conducted to invite the spirit of Bambaazon to the Pesta. This ritual is performed only by the high priestess as without the spirit of Bambaazon the festival cannot go on further.
  • Hari Raya Aidil Fitri: Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan month in August and the beginning of Islamic New Year, by praying at mosques and arranging small get together at friend and relative's places.
  • Kinabalu International Climbathon:  Held in mid October, this event organizes competitions amongst hikers to climb Mt. Kinabalu's peak point.
  • Deepawali: In October or November, the whole of Malaysia celebrates this Hindu Festival to honour the victory of good over evil. People celebrate this victory by lighting small earthen lamps, decorating their houses with rangolis and hanging lanterns in front of their homes. 

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