Happy Mashujaa Day Kenyans. We are celebrating the heroes who contributed towards Kenya’s struggle towards independence. You know what that means right? Public holiday….music to our ears! Even better is if you have both Thursday and Friday off. Someone say long weekend here we come!!!
This means most of us are looking for plots for the Mashujaa Day/Weekend. We’ve got you covered. We’ve got a list of fun events you might want to check out. We’ve included family friendly events so you can spend the time off with your loved ones.
Tour De Machakos Cycling Vacation
Tour De Machakos promises to be the greatest cycling extravaganza ever seen in Kenya. The event goes down from the 20th Oct -23rd Oct 2016. Not only is it the perfect Mashujaa Day event for the die-hard cycling fans but you can make a family vacation out of it.
Away from the race, this cycling vacation package allows you to experience Machakos County on a bicycle with any of these four packages:
Mashujaa Day Package – October 20, 2016
– Family friendly cycling challenges at the Machakos People’s Park
Spectators Tour – October 21, 2016
– Race viewing on Kathiani Hills, Iveti Forest and a visit to the Anti-Gravity Hill.
Family Fun Day – October 22, 2016
– Bike and walk in the wild plus lots of other fun activities and a party in the wild Maanzoni Ranch.
Entertainment/Awards – October 23, 2016
– The last day sees competitors get awarded at the People’s Park. There will be lots of entertainment. You can witness the sprint finish enjoy the group ride from Machakos town to the People’s Park with all the cyclists the race.
Get the details of the cost here.
Kids, Teens, Paros Fun Racing
Kids Palace Kenya Holiday Escapades are hosting fun racing event for families on Mashujaa Day. The event will be at the Bomas of Kenya and will feature fun games for all.
Hells Gate National Park Drive
Africa Outdoors Safari has a Mashujaa Day offer on a day trip to the Hell’s Gate National Park on Mashujaa Day. If you are up for a cycling, swimming and game drive adventure in one of Kenya’s remarkable parks, this is for you. In addition to that you can enjoy enjoy mountain biking, rock climbing and a natural spa.
2300 Kes Kenyans.
1800 Kes Kids
2900 Kes Residents.
58 USD Non Residents.
Read the details on what the costs include and exclude here.
My Camera, My Life Photo and Film Exhibition
This exhibition features photographs shot over a period of fifty-six years, (1952 – 2008) by Sir Mohinder Dhillon, a Kenyan news camera man. If you are into film and photography, this might be the thing to do for Mashujaa Day or Mashujaa weekend. The exhibition is at the National Museum of Kenya and will run until end of October. You will have to pay the normal museum rates for entry.
Rhythm and Wine
For the pre Mashujaa Day party….
The Beatles Show with “The Backwards”