Fun Events  to Enjoy on Mashujaa Day and Mashujaa Weekend in and Around Nairobi

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Fun Events  to Enjoy on Mashujaa Day and Mashujaa Weekend in and Around Nairobi

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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.

Image Of a poster advertising a racing event on Mashujaa Day

Image Credit- Kids Palace

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.

Image of women jumping up at the Hells Gate Park. Its a wonderful plan for Mashujaa Day

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Charges; P.P
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….

Image of the poster for the Rhythm and Wine event at Shift Eye Gallery. Its an even that you might enjoy on Mashujaa Day

Image Credit- Shift Eye Gallery


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Image of the Mashujaa Day Poster event at The Tree House

Image Credit- The TreeHouse

You can also search for activities to enjoy on Mashujaa Day and Mashujaa Weekend on Yululate. If you know of fun any events we can check out leave us a comment below.



Zeddy Kosgei
Zeddy Kosgei
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