Kenya has vibrant cities that never stop buzzing with activity. You don’t even have to dig that deep into the internet to find something to keep you busy on a weekday evening or the weekend.

There are a number of things to do to fill up your time. You can spend time with your friends and family at events such as music concerts, spoken word sessions and more are happening this month.

We have compiled events that you should attend in August;

1. Slip n Slide

When: 17/08/2019
Where: Flo Garden Resort Ruiru
Cost: Regular Ksh 500, Couples, Ksh. 300, Groups of 5, Ksh. 1300

A pool party with free photography, and games.

2. Music, Italian Wine and Heels

When: 10th August
Where: Lukenya Motorcross
Cost: Ksh 3,500

An evening of Italian wine tasting ant House music by DJ Karama. The event host is Tatiana Heena.

3. Reggae in the Sun 9th Edition

When: 11th August
Where: The Alchemist Bar
Cost: Ksh 750

A reggae concert featuring performances by local Kenyan artists and bands.

4. Strathmore International Mathematics Conference

When: 12th-16th August
Where: Strathmore University
Cost: Free Entry

Strathmore International Mathematics Conference will cover areas like Pure MathematicsBio-mathematical modeling, Mathematical Finance and Economics, Statistical Modeling, Data Science and computational intelligence, Mathematics Education.

5. Tuvibe Fashion Show

When: 3rd August
Where: Karen Village Ngong Rd.
Tickets: Lipa na M-Pesa Till Number 577624
Cost: Singles 500, Couples 800, Groups of 5, Ksh. 2000

A fashion show and fashion event featuring designers showcase, runway and spoken word to create awareness for domestic violence.

6. Because You Said So (BYSS)

When: 10th August
Where: Junction Courtyard
Cost: Ksh. 2000

An improv comedy show featuring Mugambi Nthiga, June Gachui, Patricia Kihoro and others. This will be their anniversary event.

7. Muay Thai Fight Night

When: 31st August
Where: Club Sands Adlife Plaza
Cost: Early Bird until 13th August, Ksh 1000. Advance from 13th August, Ksh 1,500

Muay Thai is a martial art form that found its roots in Thailand and has steadily been gaining traction across the globe. In Nairobi, Kenya, Ultra Fight Series presents Muay Thai Fight Night 5 this August.

The Line-Up

  • Junior Lee Sesemanda Vs Brian Brayola
  • Mugaga Frank Vs Kevin Miruka
  • Bonny GG VsJavan Buyu
  • Hamudan Ziw Vs Martin Achebi
  • Wouter Vs Hassan

8. Beerathon – Beer Games and Entertainment

When: 10th August
Where: KWS HQ Club House
Cost: Ksh. 1,000

A non-competitive event for beer enthusiasts. There will be Games, Music and food on site.

9. A Different Kind of Groove

When: 1st August
Where: Michael Joseph Centre
Cost: Single ticket Ksh. 600. Group ticket (6) Ksh 2,500

A live music concert that targets jazz enthusiasts, and lovers of pop and reggae. The features artists are Kevin Irungu, Moses Otieno, Steve Muindi and Brill Kenneth.

10. Ink Overflow Comedy Night

When: 1st August
Where: Coffee Casa
Cost: 500

A rib cracking stand up comedy show hosted by Ciku and Shaaz. It happens every 1st Thursday of the month.

11. Madaraka Festival

When: 3rd August
Where: Kisumu Beach Resort
Cost: Ksh 300 regular, Ksh. 2,000 VIP

Celebration of cultural freedom through live music, a film festival, and workshops. Featured artists include Musa Jakadala, Bensoul, CBK Music, Karun, Nafsi Huru, Nazizi and Soul Purpose, Nairobi Horns Project.

12. Art in Motion

When: 16th & 17th August
Where: Kenya National Bureau
Cost: Ksh 1,500. VIP, Ksh. 3,500

Art In Motion Show is a one hour modern dance show.

13. Mammals of the Museum

When: 24th August 2019
Where: Nairobi National Museum
Cost: Ksh 500

An edutainment event that starts with a visit to the “Great Hall of Mammals” gallery followed by story time and arts and crafts.¬†Snacks and craft materials will be provided.

Parents and guardians are allowed to stick around and participate. (The parents/guardians will have to pay for their entry to the museum).

Recommended age is 5-12 years. Children younger than 5 will have to be accompanied by a guardian.

14. Respect the Process

When: 25th August 2019
Where: Agora, Nakuru
Cost: Ksh 500

A spoken word event featuring Poet Evansquez Ndirangu along side acts like Bendi Huru, Teardrops, Mbunge Aliyeparara, Vanilla, Willie Oeba and Romi Swahili.

15. 90s Games

When: 25th August
Where: Carnivore Grounds
Cost: Ksh. 300 Advance, Ksh. 500 at the Gate. Children enter for free.

A family event where you play games from the 90s with your children.

Featured games: Musical Chairs, Kati, Bladder, Babli Gun (Buble Gum!) Tipo (Hide & Seek), Hop Scotch, Tag Chobo, Statue, Capture the Flag, Simon Says, Shoo Fly.